This lead to this:
which simultaneously let to this:
and an upcoming feature in this. More on the latter soon.
Thank you everyone for your interest! I'm humbled by the viral spread of fake cakes on the Internet over the last week.
Now if only someone would pay me to make 100 more fake cakes and photograph them floating in a pool in Miami with pastel art deco buildings in the background in the dead of winter in the Midwest. I can dream.