With their elaborate sugar-spun details, these sweet treats are certainly not a piece of cake to make. And
clay-sculptor Karen Portaleo's stunning cakes are guaranteed to satisfy any sweet tooth. Despite Karen having
no formal culinary training, the lead decorator and her team from the Highland Bakery in Atlanta, Georgia, always
rise to the occasion.
1 当如今的蛋糕大有“越做越精致”的趋势时，蛋糕雕塑艺术品大师--Karen Portaleo的逼真蛋糕雕塑吸引着全世界的眼球，1 1 1既能满足胃口需要也能达到视觉盛宴的效果。据悉，大师Karen没有接受过任何蛋糕设计培训，她以及她的蛋糕制作团队1 1 1完全来自美国佐治亚州亚特兰大。1 1 1 good enough to eat! This intricately designed and coloured cake of a lady shows off Karen's talent1 1 1 又好吃、又美味！色彩斑斓的蛋糕女士形象完全显示出了Karen的惊人天赋。111 Now that's a bird feeder: The Highland Bakery team can make anything possible with their sponge skills1 1 1 1 绿色的鸟窝：karen为首的蛋糕制作团队用高超的“海绵蛋糕”技术将一切不可能变成现实。1 111 Slice of the action: This octopus cake needed copper tubing to support the intricate tentacles1 1 1 1 分解动作：大章鱼伸出错综复杂的触须。1 111 Sweet stuff: This dog cake had to be carefully shaded by Karen and her team of decorators.1 1 1 The designer says pet cakes are always popular1 1 1 长毛狗：大师Karen将狗狗身上的毛勾勒得“淋漓尽致”，据Karen说，宠物蛋糕最能受到大家的喜爱。11 11 Really wild! Karen's creations include the tiniest of detail, from the teeth to the 'hair' in the lion's ears1 1 1 真正的狂野：Karen的蛋糕作品细节刻画十分到位，从狮子的牙齿到狮子的毛发和耳朵都显得“入木三分”。111 Scrumptious: Guests have been wowed at the realistic creations1 1 1 有点恶心：这部有点仿真性质的-----老鼠偷蛋糕作品差点就糊弄了顾客呢。1 1 1 Piece of cake: Karen and her team's designs wow their celebrity guests, including Sir Elton John.1 1 1Shown here are an amazing Alice In Wonderland creation (left) and an aquatic scene1 1 1 据悉，来和大师Karen订购艺术品蛋糕的好莱坞大牌明星络绎不绝，而大名鼎鼎的英国摇滚明星---1 1 1艾尔顿·约翰就是其中之一。1 11 1 11 How does she do it? The designer reveals how she creates such elaborate designs as this food fight on her blog1 1 1 此外，大师Karen还将自己的蛋糕艺术品放在自己的博客上供全世界的“蛋糕迷”们浏览。1 111 Labor of love: The team spend hours coming up with a concept of the cake, baking the sponges, designing1 1 1and carving the designs, like this oriental dragon1 1 1 属于中国特色的“龙”蛋糕雕塑也博得了老外们的赞赏，据悉这个龙形蛋糕花费制作团队数小时时间。111 Hundreds of thousands of portions here: This huge sumo wrestler needed layers of sponge to carve its impressive form1 1 1 日本相扑海绵蛋糕仿真程度十分惊人！1