Fancy A Turkey Cake For Up To $10,000?

14/08/2014 16:48 | Updated 22 May 2015
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Looks can be deceptive – as these photos prove. For that juicy burger and fries, or mouthwatering turkey that's making you drool are actually cakes!

These are just two of the amazing creations from cake-maker to the stars, Elin Katz – who sells her incredible gateaux for as much as $10,000.

As well as fooling you with food, Elin also makes cakes in the shape of guitars, dogs and designer bags among others, at the Beverley Hills patisserie Rosebud Cakes.

The company, which has produced edible artworks for Sean Connery, the Real Housewives and Shaquille O'Neal among others, was started by Elin more than 25 years ago.

She said: "People are surprised at how realistic they look. We did a turkey cake for Thanksgiving once and someone pulled the leg off because they thought it was the actual turkey.

"Before I start making them I meet up with the customer to see what their needs are and volley a few ideas back and forth.

"I try to do something special for them to make them laugh or so that they are deeply touched and make it as personable as possible."

Revealing the secrets of her craft, she said: '"I draw a sketch then we decide the size, colour scheme, flavours and which bits will be edible. I just start with a square or circle base and go from there.

"I always try to do something fresh and give people more than just an object. "It usually takes a day to make a complete cake.

"But some projects have taken three days. I have a team of about four people who perform specific roles in the construction.

"The hardest cake I worked on was one I did recently - a Darth Vader and Storm Trooper. That took three days to make and getting it right was really tough."

Not surprisingly, Katz's edible art doesn't come cheap, with cakes priced between $300 (£200) and $10,000 (£6,650) depending on how intricate the order is.

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