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The birthday meat cake

Will you swap your average birthday cake for a meaty alternative? [Photo: Instagram]

Meat cakes are the latest bizarre food trend to try

Forget avocado art and fizzy milk for one moment, as there’s a new trend taking social media by storm. Meat cakes.

Meat cakes are the latest handmade creations surfacing on our Instagram feeds and we hate to admit it but they’re actually quite aesthetically pleasing.

With intricate rose petals crafted from bacon and slabs of steak laden with real-life flowers, could we be turning our backs on the humble Victoria sponge?

After thorough investigation, it seems the trend originates from Japan with many social media users opting for a meat cake at weddings and work events.

Take a look at the most bizarre and impressive meat cakes to grace the Internet in the gallery above.

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