Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock (cake) somewhere, you’ll have heard about the ‘cake’ meme that has taken over the Internet.
It started with a viral video by Buzzfeed’s Tasty website, where they featured the work of Turkish chef and food artist Tuba Geckil, called ‘Can you Believe This is Cake?’
Geckil creates incredible hyper-realistic pieces of food art, that once sliced open reveal themselves to be cake. The Internet went wild for the video and it spawned a million memes.
Because 2020 has so far been such a surreal experience, the video sent people down a rabbit hole, where they started wondering whether everything is cake. 'What if the world really is cake?' people asked.
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