Textile art becomes edible art for these exquisitely iced cookies created by Hungarian chef Judit Czinkné Poór, aka Mézesmanna, which is also the name of her small custom cake decorating studio. These gorgeous cookies, decorated with intricate patterns of royal icing inspired by traditional embroidery, look almost too pretty to eat (but we’re not foolish enough to turn down a delicious cookie).

Follow Mézesmanna on Instagram and Facebook for many more photos of Poór’s outstanding edible creations. She also has a YouTube channel where she shares process videos demonstrating her impressive techniques, such as this one:

[via Colossal]

how to make the best damn cake ever (if not the prettiest or healthiest):

  1. get a cake mix
  2. use milk instead of water
  3. +1 more egg than the directions say
  4. +½ stick (~55 grams) of butter more than the directions say
  5. bake for the minimum recommended time, add a couple more minutes if it’s not done. cake is done when you can stab it with a fork/knife and it comes out clean (no batter clinging to it)
  6. immediately after taking it out of the oven, poke lots of holes in the cake with a fork
  7. put icing on cake while it’s still hot so it soaks in
  8. you’re welcome