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Thinking of Proposing With a Typography Cake? Mm, Better Not

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When my editor Charisma gushed over how darling it would be if someone tried to propose with this typography cake, all I could think was, “But what if they eat it wrong?” Images of a future bride looking down and wondering what in the world “llu mar yme?” meant seemed like a perfectly good reason to keep all future cake decorating efforts completely topographical.

For those who are up to the challenge, however, Victoria Hudgins has a step-by-step guide to baking your own secret message into batter. Be warned though, like most Pinterest-y recipes, chances are you’ll probably find a way to mess this one up. You might miss a letter, or not leave enough room between letters, causing all the words to bleed in together. And gosh, does marry have two “r”-s or one? — “Will you . . . Mary . . . ? Who the hell is Mary?!”

Or you could always just take the safe way out, get it done by a professional baker and end up with something like this:

Nailed it.

H/T + PicThx Incredible Things