Gory ‘human flesh’ cakes has the internet going crazy

2019-04-26 14:50
PHOTO: Caters News Agency/Magazinefeatures.co.za

PHOTO: Caters News Agency/Magazinefeatures.co.za

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A woman has been branded a cannibal online for creating cakes that resemble human flesh.

From severed fingers, feet and arms, 42-year-old Tanya Nisa has spent the past seven years perfecting her craft of gory cakes after becoming inspired by the film Hannibal.

"After watching the film, Hannibal, I decided I wanted to start baking gory cakes and see how real I could make them,” the mom of four explained.

"It's completely different to your everyday pretty looking cakes. It freaks my kids out. Even I can get bit scared looking at them because my creations end up looking so lifelike.”

The cakes, which seep fake blood and resemble severed limbs, lifelike faces, creepy spiders and even lamb chops, have scared more than a few netizens.

Tanya, an interior designer based in Lincoln, England, was left mortified after trolls branded her a cannibal and claimed the cakes showed real human body parts.

"People's reactions are hilarious – they either hate them and don't believe it's a cake or love it. But I just have to cut into them to prove it's a cake.

"My four girls hate them though and I have to hide the severed fingers in the kitchen as it grosses them out too much."

Tanya's creations can take anything from a few hours to days to finish, depending on the intricacy of her design.

Her most recent set of fingers involved delicate painting and creating a skin-like tone with some of them even showing bone or a wedding ring splattered in blood.

She recently also created a bloodied belly button, complete with a silver piercing.

"I study the human body and use colours that are skin-like – then I add fine details in which can takes hours to correct.

"I use a fine brush which comes naturally to me as I was always good at art, I did study make-up at college. I even use images of veins on Google to make sure I'm getting the exact likeness.

"My most extreme gory cake was a severed head which I made for Horror Channel star Emily Booth.

"I only bake at birthdays and all of the gory creations are just a hobby of mine, it’s not a business." 


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