The ‘Cumbercupcake’ Exists and We Can’t Wait to Get Our Hands on One

12/02/2014 at 05:20 PM ET

BC Cupcake
Jake Chessum; Cumbermuffin/Twitter

Attention, Cumberbitches: we’ve found your new favorite dessert.

It’s no secret that Benedict Cumberbatch, star of the BBC’s Sherlock and the new drama The Imitation Game, has a ravenous fan base. But these “Cumbercupcakes” just might be our new favorite edible fan art.

Made by a fan who goes by “cumbermuffin” on Twitter, this version especially delighted us since it’s modeled after a photo shoot from the pages of PEOPLE. (Check out Cracking the Cumberbatch Code for more photos!)

We have to admit that it’s a spot-on replica — down to the hand placement, buttoned black vest, tiny gray-faced watch and tousled hair.

Of course, if you can’t stand the thought of eating the adorable Cumberbatch topper, you can also order a clay version to break out for every season premiere.

Perhaps the next Sherlock episode calls for a batch of A Study in Scarlet-inspired red velvet cupcakes.

—Kristin Appenbrink

Share this story:

Your reaction:

Add A Comment reserves the right to remove comments at their discretion.

Showing 10 comments

Nikki on

I love it. I couldn’t eat that precious figure.

pavitrasarala on

Cute! It could pass for a Doctor Who cupcake from the David Tennant or Matt Smith days as well.

Sara on

I’m so glad you did a little feature on this baker! Any time there’s a new photo, she has cupcakes made so quickly. And I love that you can order clays! I’m waiting for a Hamlet Cumberbatch! Such a talented woman.

Anonymous on

He is not even remotely attractive

marmeladexxx on

@Ananonymous: even if he wasn’t attractive – which he is, very much so with his beautiful eyes and lips and that gorgeous body and the talent and intelligence and all: what has it attractiveness to do with this article?

GetALife on

I can’t imagine living in a town where there’s nothing better to do than spend hours creating a cupcake that resembles a person that you’ll never meet.

wymom2003 on

Little cake guy is cuter.

whatever on

Cupcake is better looking than the dude…he’s gross

Tina on

That’s cute.

Oli on

She’s done hundreds of them, now you’re paying attention because it was a pic from People that she used.

Sign up for our daily newsletter and other special offers.
    Choose your newsletters
Thank you for signing up! Your request may take up to one week to be processed.
    see all newsletters