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Home Geekonomics: Captain America’s 75th Anniversary

Home Geekonomics: Captain America’s 75th Anniversary

Home Geekonomics is a series that features the best in geeky home decor, food and DIY. Each week will focus on a specific fandom and highlight the best of geek for your home and everyday life.

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Captain America made his comics debut 75 years ago on March 1, 1941. Created by the great Jack Kirby, this real American hero is the living symbol of freedom.

To celebrate Steve Rogers’ big day, here are some of our favorite Captain America cakes. After all, when you’re saving the world on your own or with the Avengers, you deserve a little celebratory dessert. Congrats, Cap—you look great! That Super Serum’s really working for ya.

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Captain America stacked cake by Daantje Taarten
This lovely stacked cake has layers upon layers of red, white, and blue goodness, but the real focal point is the cartoon head of Steve Rogers himself. He looks particularly dapper and ready to party in his classic winged blue mask.

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Captain America Surprise Cake by Instructables
A fun and tasty surprise, this cake reveals a flag when sliced, making the inside just as beautiful as the outside.

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Captain America Damaged Shield Cake via betweenthepages.com
With Civil War coming up, you know that Cap is in store for a lot of war wounds—this Cap cake has sustained some heavy frosting damage. It almost looks too sad to eat. Almost.

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Captain America figure cake by Sugar Sweet Cake Shop
This is a cake. I repeat: This is a cake. An impressive large figure Captain America is hand sculpted and completely edible, but who could carve into such a masterpiece? Hydra, probably.

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Captain America Silhouette cake by Blue Sheep Bake Shop
The look of this cake is so simple and beautiful, like a piece of art. Delicious art that is not above turning into dessert, that’s for sure.

IMAGES: Daantje Taarten, Instructables, Between The Pages, Sugar Sweet Cakes, Blue Sheep Bake Shop.

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