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Educational or just gruesome?

They look like Halloween novelties, but these gruesome-looking baked goods are actually part of a public education project at St Bartholomews Pathology Museum.

Medical experts are hoping the anatomically-correct designs will raise awareness of various health problems.

The cake sale is accompanied by a series of pathology lectures examining the real-life conditions behind the cakes.

Flesh cupcakes by Leshie Loves Cakes. Credit: Eat Your Heart Out.
Bruised Bakewell tarts by All Mine Patisserie Credit: Eat Your Heart Out.
Human cell truffles with mitochondria sprinkles. Credit: Eat Your Heart Out.
Blood cell cupcake by Denise Bakes Cakes. Credit: Eat Your Heart Out.


Eat your heart out

Lung cake at The Evil Cake Shop Credit: The Evil Cake Shop

Bakers and medical experts are joining forces for a disease and anatomy-themed cake festival at Queen Mary's University Museum today.

The Eat Your Heart Out exhibition features cakes made to look like body parts.

There will be Gungus Cookies, Polycystic Kidney Cakes, and Anotomical Macaroons.