Johnny Depp fan bakes giant Jack Sparrow cake

An edible-replica of Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow has become the standout entry at an amateur cake competition in Birmingham.

The 5ft 5in figure of the Pirates of the Caribbean character was baked by Lara Clarke from the West Midlands.

The cakes are surprisingly high in the Cake International competition at the Birmingham NEC. Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Wire
Amateur baker Lara Clarke poses with her remarkable entry into the "large decorative exhibit" category. Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Wire