Just because they could – life-sized Star Wars Stormtooper cake

T-Cake-421, why aren't you at your post? Check out this work of Star Wars-themed culinary genius

We spent a manic week at CES and perused the finest gadgets the world has to offer, but nothing we saw in Vegas kindled as much desire in us as this 6ft 4in Star Wars Stormtrooper cake.

Crafted by the culinary wizards at Oak Leaf Cakes, this 136kg monster stands proud on Rice Krispie legs, clad in enough icing to induce a diabetic coma just by looking at it. The sponge Stormtrooper fed 600 people at a Sci-Fi convention in Boston – and we just can't stop staring at it.

We daren't ask how much it cost, but if we ever attempt a DIY version we'll be sure to let you know.

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