Social media added a new trend over the last week focused on ... cakes.
Anyone searching Twitter will see tweets about cakes. People will ask, “Is it cake?” Or make references to the delicious dessert in some fashion.
The meme came about after multiple videos showed ordinary items cut in half, revealing an inside full of cake.
BuzzFeed’s Tasty account posted a compilation of clips, showing toilet paper, Crocs and plants all revealed to be cake.
She’s been baking hyper-realistic cakes for years. “I’ve always called them ‘still life cakes,’” she told The New York Times. “They’re like a still life painting. I try to make them as realistic as possible.” She said she has seen an uptick in orders and just got a request for a hyper-realistic shoe cake this week.
“People see the memes and want to know where the joke came from,” Caldwell said. So “then they’ll watch the video too.”