Hongkongers Cony Lam Yuen-fan (left) and Alison Chan Fong-ki make amazing illusion cakes – desserts that look like anything but cakes. Photo: May Tse Hongkongers Cony Lam Yuen-fan (left) and Alison Chan Fong-ki make amazing illusion cakes – desserts that look like anything but cakes. Photo: May Tse
Hongkongers Cony Lam Yuen-fan (left) and Alison Chan Fong-ki make amazing illusion cakes – desserts that look like anything but cakes. Photo: May Tse

Lockdown baking like you’ve never seen: pair perfect illusion cakes that look like a designer handbag, a bottle of burgundy, a cup of milk tea – you name it

  • When coronavirus curbs stopped two bakers holding classes and hosting events, they worked on making illusion cakes that look just like the real thing
  • Alison Chan and Cony Lam examine every aspect of an object, like a Chanel bag, before replicating the details in sugar icing, and love challenging themselves

Topic |   Hong Kong culture
Hongkongers Cony Lam Yuen-fan (left) and Alison Chan Fong-ki make amazing illusion cakes – desserts that look like anything but cakes. Photo: May Tse Hongkongers Cony Lam Yuen-fan (left) and Alison Chan Fong-ki make amazing illusion cakes – desserts that look like anything but cakes. Photo: May Tse
Hongkongers Cony Lam Yuen-fan (left) and Alison Chan Fong-ki make amazing illusion cakes – desserts that look like anything but cakes. Photo: May Tse
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