A life-sized cake of Mr Darcy Character from BBC’s Pride and Prejudice played by Colin Firth, has been unveiled to celebrate the launch of Jane Austen Season on UKTV Drama Channel.
This 6ft tall creation was on display at National Trust property Lyme Park in Cheshire which was used as Mr Darcy's home Pemberley in the mini-series and where the famous lake scene was filmed.
It's made out of vanilla sponge cake with vanilla buttercream filling and chocolate ganache. Michelle uses 25kg of flour, 25kg of butter and 45 kg of sugar and took more than 200 hours to make. Have your cake (and eat it too) Mr. Darcy ?
The skin was made out of sugar paste and detailed with food colouring
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...