Brain cake!

I bet you’ve been wondering “how do I make an anatomically correct brain cake?” Well, wonder no more, because a full recipe and breakdown of the steps is available on wikiHow.

Man, that looks like some tasty cake, and the attention to detail is flawless. Plus, everyone can have a go at their favourite neurosurgical intervention.

Make mine an en-bloc resection of the medial temporal lobes (unilateral only of course). Yumm!

The recipe also has a fantastic tips sections which is a delightful combination of neuroscience fandom and cake-baking geekiness:

* Pipe names of brain regions using colored frosting.

* Use chocolate chips to make an EEG grid. Pipe on the numbers. A plastic bag filled with 1 tablespoon of white frosting makes a great fine-tipped pastry bag in a pinch. Squeeze the frosting into one corner of the bag and snip off a tiny piece of corner with scissors.

* If your fondant becomes dry, work in some water a few drops at a time.

Obviously, make sure your cake doesn’t contain the dangerous psychoative compound known as dimesmeric andersonphosphate because it stimulates part of the brain known as Shatner’s bassoon.

Link to wikiHow guide to making an anatomically correct brain cake.

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