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Cake Boss Makes One Ton Transformers Cake

When making a cake, there are required ingredients like eggs, sugar, butter, fireworks, and hydraulics. Well, those are the ingredients in Cake Boss Buddy Valestro's gigantic robotic Transformers cake, made to celebrate the new movie Transformers:Dark Side of the Moon.

Modeled after "good" transformer Bumblebee, the cake depicts the robot morphing from a yellow Camaro.

The confection was too massive to be baked and assembled in Buddy's Hoboken, New Jersey bakery (of which, by the way, I used to get cannolis from every Saturday) so he had to finish the one-ton baked good in a rented warehouse.

The finished product is impressive, with glowing eyes, moving wings and its own fireworks display. Take a look after the jump.


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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times, covering the restaurant and bar scene in South Florida. She has been featured on Cooking Channel’s Eat Street and Food Network’s Great Food Truck Race. Doss won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature on what it’s like to wait tables. In a previous life, she appeared off-Broadway and shook many a cocktail as a bartender at venues in South Florida and New York City. When she’s not writing, you can find Doss running some marathon then celebrating at the nearest watering hole.
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