The ultimate villain of the Star Wars universe is Darth Vader. The original Trilogy made his ultimate evil very clear. The 'Prequel trilogies' muddied the moral waters a little - Darth Vader as sympathetic character doesn't work for me but I admit it is utterly subjective. Your mileage may vary.
What I do know for sure is that I can't find any Annakin Skywalker cakes, but I can find Darth Vader cakes aplenty!
So here, are four of the best Vader cakes I have found to date.
Over at carolynssweettooth site, is this marvellous piped icing rendition of Vader. Unfortunately I don't have any creation details.
Original source here.
Discovered on Flickr, Jen of Jen's Creations shared her black and red icing version of Vader.
Unfortunately I do not have any creation details for this one either, but it sure looks tasty to me!
An entirely different Jen over at Layersoflove.com, created this buttercream tribute to Lord Vader:
And finally (again over at Flickr) we have Vader atop a flaming platform of icing:
Jane BK describes a little bit behind the creation of the fiery set piece:
Chocolate buttermilk cake with chocolate SMBC filling and covered in fondant. Darth is just regular fondant/gum-tex modeling paste.
See you Monday!