Do you dare bite down on these deliciously adorable platypus eclairs?

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By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Friday 28 August 2015

How adorable does a pastry have to get before you refuse to eat it? First there was the cat loaf. Then came the pug loaf. And now, may we present the platypus eclairs from Lou Lou P’s Delights.

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This cute Parisian bakery serves up some very naughty baguettes (NSFW)

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By Rachel Oakley in Cool Travel on Monday 24 August 2015

Who said Paris was the centre of sophistication? French people love their phallic-shaped bread just as much as anyone! Legay Choc Boulangerie is run by two brothers (one straight, one gay) who just happen to have the surname ‘Legay’… and just so happen to sell penis-shaped baguettes.

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What are these? Oh, just a bunch of cats loafing around

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By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 21 July 2015

There’s a special subreddit dedicated to catloaves – that moment when your furry feline gets comfy and assumes the position of a loaf. It’s really quite adorable. So why not pay homage to these loafers by creating actual bread loaves shaped like loafing cats?

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Celebrate the Chinese New Year with bread shaped like woolly sheep

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By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 15 January 2015

2015 is the year of the sheep (or goat, the term is ambiguous) in the Chinese zodiac calendar, and there’s no better way to celebrate the new year than by eating. But why would you want to eat regular food on the new year when you can eat adorable bread sheep? Baked in different bakeries around Japan (yes, they love their Chinese zodiac bread novelties, too), these sheep are made to be just as tasty as the year ahead!

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Tell ’em how you really feel with deliciously evil baked goods

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By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Saturday 18 October 2014

When it comes to giving someone a piece of your mind, you can always turn to texting, emails or even an angry phone call. But if you really want to get the message across, you call upon the crafty work of The Bold Bakery, via Sarah Brockett. Because when you want to shower someone in […]

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Cherry Blossom mosaic made from 10,000 cupcakes

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By Michelle Wilding in New Art on Friday 11 May 2012

Yes! After seeing about a billion everyday objects used to create awe-inspiring murals, I’ve finally come across one of my favourite items in the world hit the spotlight: the humble cupcake. London-based bakery Crumbs and Doilies baked more than 10,000 cupcakes to form this Cherry Blossom mosaic for Japanese TV show, ITTEQ.

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