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Lucky Kid Gets Playable Angry Birds Cake [Video]

If you’re a six-year-old that loves Angry Birds we’re not sure you could get a better cake than a playable Angry Birds mock-up.

It’s one thing to make a static Angry Birds cake, that takes a certain level of cake baking skill. It’s another thing altogether to make a cake that is a playable mock-up of the game, complete with slingshot and avian projectiles.

It’s become a family tradition that I make increasingly ridiculous birthday cakes for my kids each year. So with my little boy Ben turning 6-years-old over the weekend, and appreciating his love of Angry Birds, I thought I’d have a shot a making him a playable Angry Birds birthday cake with working catapult and iced birds as ammunition. […] It took 10 hours to make and 2 minutes to destroy.

Angry Birds Cake [Electric Pig via Mashable]

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 02/21/11

Comments (15)

  1. Bozolozo

    That’s amazing! The first happy smile i’ve had all day, thanks HTG :) – I wish my dad was that considerate though.

  2. Hatryst

    Who’s going to make the bird sounds? :D
    Awesome !!

  3. HoseHead78

    I want to know is how he is going to get the Yellow bird to speed up in mid air; not to mention the little Blue Birds to split into three in mid air. ;-)

    Great work!

  4. Brie987

    Only one word comes to mind “SWEET”!!!

  5. Hatryst

    @HoseHead78: Not to mention the black bird… Dangerous :D

  6. LalaOmida

    nice to see a parent doin something awesome for his kid!

  7. Bassman22

    Am I the only one who wants to eat those columns?

  8. Ja5087

    Rovio should hire this dad. :)

  9. Will

    Spoiled Kid Gets Playable Angry Birds Cake [Video]
    I fixed the typo in the post title for you…..

  10. scouser73

    Absolutely excellent

  11. Shern_313

    Awesome !!!!!! What a great idea and very sweet for parents tot ake the time to make and work that out. They’re not “spoiled” kids, they are treasured as they should be !

  12. Milo

    @Will – that’s just mean. He’s not spoilt, he just has a father who is caring enough to take the time to make a cake that gave Ben a really good birthday.

  13. ronald

    @ Will
    If your father didn’t love you. that’s your problem. but please, don’t make stupid comments about nice things like this.

  14. Sam

    That is so frickin awesome!

    And I have to agree that the kid is not spoiled for getting a cake like this. This is just two wonderfully loving parents putting hard-work and thought into their child’s birthday celebration to create memories.

    I promise that Ben will remember this for a long time very fondly not because he simply got a cake of Angry Birds but because it was something that his parents put a lot of thought into and was able to share with him as a experience.

  15. TwinTiger74

    Great Work!! I too, enjoy making special cakes for my kids. Too bad they both just had their birthdays. I may just have to make one of these, just for the heck of it. Thanks for sharing!

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