50 Pop Culture Cakes

[Editor’s note: It’s Thanksgiving, so your Flavorwire editors and writers are taking a much-needed break. We’ll return to our normal publishing schedule tomorrow, but in the meantime, we’ll be revisiting some of our favorite content from the past few months. This post was originally published October 8, 2010.] Believe us when we say that all cakes were not created equal. Sometimes, they can transform into something greater than a common dessert — particularly when coupled with a bit of cultural inspiration. Whether you’re a pop culture junkie who loves books, film, music, TV, or the visual arts, we’ve scoured the Internet to find the perfect cake to match your obsessive devotion. Some of them are awesomely bad, while others are edible works of art. Click through, and let us know in the comments which cake is your favorite.


Atlas Shrugged


The Catcher in the Rye

The Giving Tree

Harry Potter

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Infinite Jest

The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Where The Wild Things Are