This four-tiered wedding cake has an alluring luster to its perfectly easy, satin-finished fondant. A crescent-shaped swag of autumnal-hued, dusty mauves and brooding crimsons completes the scene. This soft-black buttercream cake is comprised of thousands (thousands!) of hand-punched, edible sequins all individually set by hand. “We felt dangerous cutting into that masterpiece, but after we tasted the cake, it was totally worth it,” bride Diana explains.


Noël Godin, a rebellious Belgian writer and filmmaker, is the world’s godfather of political pieing. In 1969 he hit the French writer Marguerite Duras when she offered her film Détruire, dit-elle. Alone, or with ‘gang members’, he subsequently made 28 extra victims such as Microsoft CEO, Bill Gates, who was pelted in 1998.

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Using an electric mixer , add one tablespoon of butter at a time, not including the following tablespoon till the earlier one has been labored into the dough. …