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


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

By Dominique Zamora

Dominique would be a foodie if she had money to pay for food. For now, she gets by just looking at food photography, which results in at least one more starving journalism student every time Instagram breaks down.

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