This Austin cake decorator’s creations are hyper-realistic. Issues can get a bit bizarre.

Natalie Sideserf is an Austin-based cake artist who makes a speciality of hyper-realistic muffins. Her intricate work earned her a present on the Meals Community and visitor appearances on baking reveals like “Nailed It,” and she or he often showcases new creations on her YouTube channel. The outcomes are wonderful – and could be greater than a bit disturbing. Hearken to her describe her work within the audio participant above, and verify a few of her creations beneath.

It seems like a uncooked steak from the grocery store, right down to the H-E-B meat counter sticker. However it’s truly a cake.

“After I graduated from Ohio State with a high-quality artwork diploma, a good friend of mine requested me to make a sculpted cake. And since I used to be in artwork, I form of gave it a shot and I spotted how cool it was and the way a lot alternative there was to actually push the concept of realism in muffins.”

“I take advantage of a inexperienced buttercream on nearly all of my muffins. It’s this actually wild, sudden colour that you just that you just simply see if you minimize into the muffins. One, it’s very surprising and it’s a bit bit unusual, which I like, but in addition it helps individuals acknowledge my muffins, as a result of it’s used so not often in muffins.”

Cake artist Natalie Siderf poses next to her selfie cake – a realistic bust of her blonde head with one slice missing.“One in every of my favourite muffins that I’ve made is definitely a cake of myself. I name it a selfie cake.”

“It was mainly a self-portrait. And I used to be actually within the thought of attempting to get as shut as I probably might to replicating myself in cake. And I assumed that as a result of it was a self-portrait, that was the perfect alternative to actually seize my likeness as a result of I used to be in a position to take images of myself from all completely different angles. I used to be in a position to actually measure my very own face and look within the mirror and see what I seem like, moderately than making a cake of another person. In order that was undoubtedly considered one of my favourite muffins – and considered one of my hottest muffins too.”

“One in every of my most surprising muffins that I’ve ever made – it was truly a cake of me and my husband’s severed heads for our marriage ceremony again in 2013. We have been married on the Alamo Drafthouse movie show, and it was simply this enjoyable, horror themed marriage ceremony that was round Halloween. So whereas the whole lot else concerning the marriage was a bit bit extra on the standard facet … we made a cake of our set of severed heads.” (Picture doubtlessly NSFW.)