Let them eat Bay Ridge cake.
The elaborate cake that Vice President Biden munched at a pol-studded Manhattan lawmaker’s bash last week was the brainchild of one neighborhood perfectionist.
Nick Nikolopoulos of Bay Ridge Bakery created the U.S. Capitol-shaped cake for the birthday of Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D–Manhattan) last week — further proof that Brooklyn bakers are not only better, but bigger.
The vanilla and chocolate mouse cake cost as much as a car and was bigger than a child. It sat as a sweet centerpiece at Maloney’s birthday party/$500-a plate fundraiser on Feb. 23, which was held at a Manhattan hotel, four days after Maloney’s actual birthday.
Nikolopoulos toiled for 42 hours over the five-foot, $8,000 piece of edible art.