Living in the 21st century, all of us, especially the youth has grown a healthy addiction to junk and unhealthy food. Children find all kinds of excuses to avoid eating home-cooked meals. Sometimes it is alright to have it, but making it a daily routine can be hazardous to health. They do not need an occasion to enjoy what they love to eat. Every moment that brings happiness to our lives becomes the time of celebration. Well, talking about celebrations and not mentioning cakes would be unfair. In modern times, every occasion whether it is big or small begins with the cake cutting ceremony. It is a tradition which will go on for ages even if their prices rise as high as the sky! By the way, how much as you ready to spend on the cake? $50 million? $25000 million? Do not get astonished as now I will be enlightening you with the ten most extravagant cakes ever made. So, hold on to your breath, your heads are going to spin.
10. Royal Cake for Princess Kate: –
The beautifully designed cake by Fiona Cairns and her team of 50 bakers is an absolute masterpiece. It almost took them five weeks to create the cake keeping in mind the wishes of Princess Kate. It was a cake designed for the grand wedding of Kate Middleton and Prince Williams. The cost of the cake was $78000. The whole cake from top to bottom was edible. It was decorated with a lot of flowers each having a connection and meaning related to the duchess, the Ivy symbolizing love and marriage and the 900 decorative items depicting different beliefs of various countries.
9. Platinum Cake by Nobue Ikara: –
What is the maximum price you will be paying if you had to publicize your platinum jewelry?$50? Or more? In 2007 at the Platinum Guild International, there was indirect publicity or advertisement done to encourage customers to buy the jewelry. A Japanese pastry chef named Nobue Ikara made a beautiful cake and decorated it with platinum chains, and pins. The cake amounted $130,000 and was carefully covered and decorated with edible platinum flakes.
8. Masami Miyamoto’s Diamond Chocolate cake: –
Chocolate cakes are one among the wide variety of cakes that are mostly loved and purchased by people at large. It has different toppings like chocolate chips, nuts, cream, etc. which we all are familiar with, but, have you ever seen a chocolate cake decorated with diamonds? Yes, you read it right. Chef Masami Miyamoto along with jeweler Sa – Birth, decorated this cake with 50-carat diamonds and displayed it at the Takashimaya department store in Osaka. Due to its high price of $850,000 no one has bought it yet.
7. Luster Dust Cake: –
How will you react when you have a cake in front of you, but you cannot cut it or eat it? Well, this Luster Dust Cake is not edible, but if it were, it would have weighed almost 200 pounds. Dallas Delicious Cakes designed this glittering cake in partnership with Dallas Gold and Silver exchange. The outer part of the cake is coated with”luster dust” and is decorated with jewels worth $1 million. This $1.3 million cake designed for the Dallas Bridal Fair was kept on a 24-hour watch secured inside an armored car so that it could be safely delivered to the Bridal Fair.
6. $5 Million Africa cake: –
Moving further with the discovery of the words most expensive cakes, here comes the Africa Cake. As the name suggests, it is the cake made by a Tokyo Jewelry Store Designer. It looks quite similar to the shape of Africa. It is a chocolate cake decorated with 2000 diamonds, making the worth of the cake go as high as $5 million. The jeweler has used all his innovation and intelligence to place the diamonds at such a part of the cake where there are diamond mines in Africa.
5. Nahid Parsa’s Luxury Bridal Show Cake: –
The next extravagant cake in the list is the Nahid Parsa’s Luxury Bridal Show Cake. Every year at the Beverly Hills, the luxury bridal show occurs. They decide on a theme every year and make sure that the current show is much expensive than the last one. The year 2006 was an eventful year for them. They had set wedding as their theme for the event and to enhance the glory of the event, they decided to showcase a costly wedding cake having an estimated worth of $20 million. This cake was baked and decorated by a renowned baker named Nahid Parsa. Gold Flakes and thousand’s of diamonds were highlighting the beauty of this gorgeous cake. The information regarding its sale is still a mystery.
4. Deborah Rose Diamond Gala Cake: –
Mostly it is seen that when people achieve high rank, they try to boast about there position and parties are the best way to do so. The Deborah Rose who is the editor-in-chief of the magazine named Social Life requested the creator of the show Cake Boss to design a cake that was worth $30 million. The cake has glittered up her party as it has various rubies, sapphires, diamonds all engraved on a cake.
3. Pirates Fantasy Cake: –
The efforts that Chef Dimuthu Kumarasinghe had put in got paid off as in 2012 this cake attained the title of becoming the worlds most expensive cake. Sadly this record was held by then for a short spell as in 2013 it fell to the third position. The design of this cake resembles a pirate ship which also has a booty! He decorated the booty with various gems stones and jewelry pieces, making it a part of the pie that cannot be eaten. Some slice of the cake was garnished with ten layers of some delicious edible flavors like pumpkin, lemons, zucchini, coconut, chocolate and many more. This tower like the stone studded cake was worth 35 million dollars.
2. National Gay Wedding Shows Cake: –
How would you feel if you get to know that some good deed that you did for your happiness has now become the talk of the town? The same is the story behind the record-breaking cake. This cake broke the world record of the Pirate Fantasy Cake in 2013 when the National Gay Wedding Show was held in Liverpool. The designers of this cake were from the famous bakery named “CAKE” were eager to enhance the glory of the event by taking the opportunity to bake the most expensive cake. They designed 5 feet tall cake that was beautifully decorated with 2000 diamonds making it an extravagant cake with a price worth $52 million.
1. Debbie Wingham’s Runaway Cake: –
Here comes the leader of all cakes, the most highly – priced cake in the world. The price of this cake $75 million is a price that would cover the worth of our house and car. I am sure you would be left awestruck when you get to know that a man living in the United Arab Emirates requested the designer to bake this cake for his daughter’s birthday. It was a golden opportunity for a designer named “Debbie Wingham” to showcase her remarkable talent and expertise in cake making. She shaped a cake as a fashion parade, having models wearing designer clothes and accessories all of which were eatable. To enrich the beauty and the worth of the cake, she added multi-colored diamonds worth $45 million, thereby setting a world record of the most expensive cake in the world.
There is much more cake which is lesser in value, but the record of being the world most extravagant cake is still safe and sound under the name of Debbie Wingham. It would be exciting to discover which baker will steel the record, how will the cake look like and how much it will be its worth!