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40 Examples of Deceptive Desserts

From Mushroom-Shaped Sweets to Confectionery Burger Recipes

— July 12, 2015 — Lifestyle
These deceptive desserts are the perfect way to hide your favorite treats from your friends. Designed to resemble a completely different dish, each of these culinary confections will make you think twice before you take a bite.

One of the most fun ways to play with deceptive desserts is to disguise a sweet treat as a traditionally savory dish. With expert decorating skills you can easily turn a dessert into a tasty looking entrée. Some of the best examples of deceptively savory treats are cakes disguised as bowls of ramen noodles, cookies intended to look like burgers and candies shaped like mushrooms.

For something even more deceiving, you can also turn your treats into inedible objects. Ensure that no one will steal your snacks by turning your tasty confections into everyday objects such as plates, coffee cups or even cacti. While these inventive recipes may require a little bit of extra decorating time, they provide a fun way to reinvent classic desserts.
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Easter Breakfast Donuts
Easter Breakfast Donuts
This Easter Dessert Recipe is a Sugar Lover's Dream
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Faux Flesh Bites
Faux Flesh Bites
The Groovy Candies Spooky Eyes Gumballs Are Modeled After Humans
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Sunflower-Resembling Cakes
Sunflower-Resembling Cakes
Erica's Sweet Tooth Whips up a Dessert for Springtime
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Deceptive Dessert Burgers
Deceptive Dessert Burgers
The Nutella Burger is a Sugary Take on a Savory Dish
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Miniature Basket Cakes
Miniature Basket Cakes
Bakerella's Easter Cake Pop Recipe is Topped with Tiny Treats
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Deceiving Cookie Tacos
Deceiving Cookie Tacos
These Sweet Tacos are Creatively Made Using Vanilla Oreo Shells
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Confectionery Burger Recipes
Confectionery Burger Recipes
These Hamburger Cupcakes Offer Fast Food Lovers a Sugary Alternative
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Deceptive Cheeseburger Macarons
Deceptive Cheeseburger Macarons
This Recipe for Mini Macarons Makes a Fun Fourth of July Dessert
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Deceptive Dessert Salami
Deceptive Dessert Salami
The Sausage Sisters Make a Chocolate Salami Cookie Dessert
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Mountainous Heritage Site Meals
Mountainous Heritage Site Meals
Japan's Highland Resort Hotel & Spa Serves Mount Fuji-Themed Foods
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Chilly Cheeseburger Confectionaries
Chilly Cheeseburger Confectionaries
These Burger Ice Cream Sandwiches are a Delicious Dessert Item
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Disguised Asian Food Cakes
Disguised Asian Food Cakes
This Bowl of Ramen Noodles is Actually a Deceptively Sweet Dessert
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Deceptive Culinary Candy
Deceptive Culinary Candy
Jess Gabe's Artistic Food Creations Consist of Creative Candy-Made Meals
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Deceptive Fish Cakes
Deceptive Fish Cakes
The Nyankama Japanese Fish Cakes Look Like Candy
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Crunchy Cereal Popsicles
Crunchy Cereal Popsicles
These DIY Rice Krispie Snacks are Shaped Like Familiar Summer Treats
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Illusory Meaty Desserts
Illusory Meaty Desserts
Your Guests Will Leave Stuffed After Eating a Thanksgiving Turkey Cake
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Perfectly Palatable Plates
Perfectly Palatable Plates
The Sweeeeet Tableware Set is Made From Traditional Korean Dessert
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Deceiving Cactus Cakes
Deceiving Cactus Cakes
These Cupcakes by Baker Alan Jones-Mann Resemble the Desert Plant Perfectly
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Fast Food Cookie Creations
Fast Food Cookie Creations
This McDonald's Meal Look-Alike is Made Only from Cookies
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Realistic Fossil Chocolates
Realistic Fossil Chocolates
Sarah Hardy Turns Real Fossils into Novelty Chocolate Treats
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Mini Bouquet Cake Pops
Mini Bouquet Cake Pops
Bakerella's Flower Cake Pops Are Perfect Mother's Day Treats
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Intergalactic Parisian Desserts
Intergalactic Parisian Desserts
Semi Sweet Designs Creates Star Wars Macaron Treats
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Cute Cat Desserts
Cute Cat Desserts
Blogger Caroline Creates Adorable Eclairs to Celebrate Japan's Cat Day
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Comical Unicorn Cakes
Comical Unicorn Cakes
This Unicorn Cake Design is Incredibly Realistic and Lifelike
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Intergalactic Dessert Dishes
Intergalactic Dessert Dishes
The Star Wars Millennium Falcon Cake Pan is Perfect for Fans
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Chilly Fast Food Desserts
Chilly Fast Food Desserts
These Cake French Fries and Ice Cream Hot Dogs are Perfect for Summer
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Coffee-Holding Cookies
Coffee-Holding Cookies
The KFC Edible Cup Marks the Debut of the Brand's Java in the UK
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Deceptively Savory Desserts
Deceptively Savory Desserts
The Rice Krispies Burger is a Playful Baking Project
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Social Media Game Desserts
Social Media Game Desserts
The Candy Crush Cake Will Addict People Immediately
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Elegant Japanese Desserts
Elegant Japanese Desserts
These Decorated Cupcake Treats Boasts Traditional Art Motifs
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Delectable Kissable Sweets
Delectable Kissable Sweets
These Lips Cupcakes are Perfect for Date Night
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Deceitful Burrito Cakes
Deceitful Burrito Cakes
This Clever Cake Idea Mimics a Mexican Food Favorite
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Realistic Watermelon Popsicles
Realistic Watermelon Popsicles
This DIY Recipe from Sugar and Cloth is Perfect for Summer
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Anatomical Cartoon Cakes
Anatomical Cartoon Cakes
Kylie Mangles's The Simpsons Cake Features a Dissected Ralph Wiggum
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DIY Fruit Macarons
DIY Fruit Macarons
Sugar and Cloth Blogs a Delicious Art Project for Dessert Lovers
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Decieving Hamburger Cookies
Decieving Hamburger Cookies
These Delicious No-Bake Cookies Look Like Fast-Food Items
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Fashionable Tea Experiences
Fashionable Tea Experiences
Berkeley Hotel's High Tea Service Boasts Alexander McQueen Branding
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Mushroom-Shaped Sweets
Mushroom-Shaped Sweets
This Delicately Crafted Candy Resembles Field Fungus
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Lifelike Insect Desserts
Lifelike Insect Desserts
Akai Tento no Koohii Ten's Gummy Bugs are Filled with Jams
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Gruesomely Beheaded Wedding Cakes
Gruesomely Beheaded Wedding Cakes
This Blood-Splattered Cake May Be Weirdest Wedding Cake Ever
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