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Let Them Eat Squig Cake!

Posted by Dana Friday May 15 2009 at 1:27PM
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I recently made the trek down to Baltimore, Maryland to take in Games Day and check out Warhammer Online. While I reported back on the big news from the MMO, that wasn't the only thing I saw in Baltimore.

For some reason, Mythic had a life-sized Squig in their booth. And then I ate it.

Mythic teamed up with Ace of Cakes, a TV show on the Food Network, to bring one of their most fabled creatures to life, sort of.

They made a SQUIG CAKE!

It was a strange sight to see a giant squig perched by their booth, but this red devil was 80% cake according to the creators, with only a few supports and metal bars to keep the spindly legged little guy upright.

What's more, I can now say, I've eaten Squig Meat. Mythic was kind enough to toss me a chunk of the tail.

Kudos to the group at Ace of Cakes, who not only make art out of food, but also a pretty tasty cake.

The episode was recorded and will air at some point.

Isturi writes:

MMMMMMMM Squig. (as HOMER would say.)

Fri May 15 2009 1:54PM Report
Alienovrlord writes:

 **HOW did it taste?**

I ask because I sometimes watch Ace of Cakes and I always wondered if the cakes were actually decent tasting lol

It will be very cool to see this episode :)  

Fri May 15 2009 2:56PM Report
Alienovrlord writes:

 Grrr, what I meant was, what flavor was the cake?

Fri May 15 2009 2:56PM Report
Dana writes:

You'd think I'd remember that, eh?

I can say it was good, but I honestly don't recall exactly what it tasted like. Regular cake, with some tasty filling stuff (as seen in picture) that may or may not have been chocolate?

Fri May 15 2009 3:09PM Report
neschria writes:

 The cake LOOKS amazing. I've also always wondered if their cakes were any good to eat, so thanks for answering that. :) 

Fri May 15 2009 4:32PM Report
CosbySweater writes:

The guy with the hat on is stoked.

Fri May 15 2009 10:15PM Report
Wraithone writes:

The Cake is a LIE!!  ^^

Fri May 15 2009 11:12PM Report
someforumguy writes:

Squigs grow from fungus in Warhammer I think. Wonder now if that cake had some type of mushrooms as ingredient :D

Mon May 18 2009 12:37AM Report
Hokie writes:

What you cant see in his picture, is that inside of the squig is a gobbo.

Alot of great detail there.

Mon May 18 2009 12:54AM Report

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