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15 ingenious Irish cakes that were actually made in 2016

A great year.

2016 MIGHT HAVE been a dodgy year in general, but Irish cake making hit a creative peak:

1. Like this Child of Prague effort by Artane baker Caroline Milne

212390_60_news_hub_multi_630x0 Source: Today FM/Dermot and Dave

2. And this garlic cheese chip Supermac’s was worth living for

3. Don’t forget the grand selection of agricultural wedding cakes

toppers2 Source: Farmer's Journal Facebook

4. And the Coppers ones too

toppers Source: Cake Toppers Facebook

5. It was a year of the 1916 centenary, there was of course a cake representing the execution of James Connolly

The execution of James Connolly.. In Cake Form #1916 #decobake

A photo posted by @derekdoom on

Such detail though.

6. Look at this hungover Bosco 30th cake

bosco Source: Cakey Buns Facebook

7. And a sarcastic birthday cake for a Cork fan

8. From the same talent that gave us the Child of Prague cake – here’s a chicken goujons and gravy one

211698_60_news_hub_multi_630x0 Source: Today FM/Dermot and Dave

9. This pug/Domino’s cake creation made in Dublin

cakedog Source: Facebook

10. And this one in Cork made to commemorate the Presidential debate back in September

PastedImage-79090 Source: Cake Story Ireland

11. There’s pints to be had

toppers3 Source: CakeTopperCreations

12. And buses to Dublin to catch

13. A simple gesture from one daughter to her mam

14. No county is better represented in the novelty cake game than Mayo

mayoon Source: Sharron's Sweet Delights

15. With a side of the black stuff for an even better birthday

guinnessss Source: fantasy cakes fantastic tastes

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David Elkin

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