Candy Carpets and Chocolate Skulls: 13 Edible Designs

Anatomically Correct Edible Skull

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Cast from a mold taken from a real human skull, these edibles are crafted from fine Belgian chocolates and available in four different flavors at chocolatier BlackChocolateCo’s Etsy shop.

Jello Typography

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The bright colors of these letters made of gelatin and sugar by m-inspira make the edible shapes look even sweeter.

Food Portrait Tablescape

edible tablescape portrait

Mexican studio Golpeavisa used a collection of food items, tableware and bottles of wine to create a surprisingly detailed portrait of Danish chef Rene Redzepi, which seems abstract until you step back to take it all in at once.

3D-Printed Sugar Shapes

edible 3d printed sugar

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As the technology of 3D printing is applied to food, designers are getting more and more creative with complex edible creations. Los Angeles architects Kyle and Liz von Hasseln developed a printing method that uses a mixture of sugar and alcohol to create high-end edible objects intended for use on wedding cakes or as centerpieces.