A vaccine syringe-shaped cake with the inscription “2021-Bye Bye Corona” at the Schuerener Backparadies bakery in Dortmund, Germany. Photo: EPA-EFA A vaccine syringe-shaped cake with the inscription “2021-Bye Bye Corona” at the Schuerener Backparadies bakery in Dortmund, Germany. Photo: EPA-EFA
A vaccine syringe-shaped cake with the inscription “2021-Bye Bye Corona” at the Schuerener Backparadies bakery in Dortmund, Germany. Photo: EPA-EFA

German bakery’s syringe cakes help the coronavirus ‘medicine go down’

  • Last year, as household essentials vanished from supermarket shelves due to panic buying, the bakery created cakes shaped like toilet-rolls
  • Owner Tim Kortuem initially worried that baking up a tasty syringe would be a step too far

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A vaccine syringe-shaped cake with the inscription “2021-Bye Bye Corona” at the Schuerener Backparadies bakery in Dortmund, Germany. Photo: EPA-EFA A vaccine syringe-shaped cake with the inscription “2021-Bye Bye Corona” at the Schuerener Backparadies bakery in Dortmund, Germany. Photo: EPA-EFA
A vaccine syringe-shaped cake with the inscription “2021-Bye Bye Corona” at the Schuerener Backparadies bakery in Dortmund, Germany. Photo: EPA-EFA
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