Hyper realistic, a life size suckling pig made entirely by sponge cake and sugar paste including the vegetables. Michelle's latest creation for the Experimental Food Society 'Spectacular' which is held over the weekend in London. The cake was on display throughout the day and served for the dinner banquet in the evening.
What press said about the pig and the event... Metro UK Video of the making: More pictures...
This morning, underneath the iconic back-drop of London’s Tower Bridge, Michelle Wibowo is unveiling a giant wedding cake made commissioned by Freeview and setting a new Guiness World Record for the largest dog-friendly cake.
Michelle worked for 111 hours solid over a period of three weeks to construct every detail of the cake which measured nearly six foot long, over four foot high and over three feet wide (70” x 52” x 40”). The intricate details of the corgi’s fur took the longest to do with Michelle spending 16 consecutive hours crafting the intricate details. The dog-friendly cake is provided by a professional dog-friendly bakery which includes canine-favourites such as; liver dog food, chicken and beef steak. Watch the video below.
Working in collaboration with Mr Kipling's brand, Michelle Wibowo of Michelle Sugar Art reveals the 3 meter tall (sitting down) or about 7 m tall when standing up a life-size giant sculpture of Big Friendly Giant (BFG) from one of the famous Roald Dahl's Children storybook.
The sculpture was covered with around 7500 individual Mr Kipling's cakes from 7 variety, the skin was made using Viennese Whirls, his trousers and top half are made from different types of Angel Slices, plus a few Bakewell tarts around the shirts.
BFG Character in Roald Dahl book
The new range of Mr Kipling Cakes celebrating Roald Dahl's book, notice the BFG Sketch which later is transformed into 3D by Michelle
Mapping variety of Mr Kipling's cake to the surface of BFG
A small scale model created using polymer clay
Michelle was busy at work in her barn-converted studio
Getting BFG out from Michelle's workshop in the evening when the weather is cool
Transporting such giant sculpture…