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Epic Edible Wedding Dress Is Made Entirely Of Cake

It's sweet in more than one way!

This wedding dress isn't made of tulle, chiffon or satin. It's not even charmeuse, silk or crepe.

The designer of this "dress" is London-based cake&nbsp;sculptor&nbsp;<a href="http://sylviaelba.wix.com/cutifulcake" target="_blank">Sylvia Elba.</a>
The designer of this "dress" is London-based cake sculptor Sylvia Elba.

We're going to go out on a limb when we say this dress is made of the best material of all: cake. Award-winning cake sculptor Sylvia Elba was asked to design the confection for Cake International, a cake decorating and baking show that takes place this month in London.

That lace you see? All edible.
That lace you see? All edible.

The goal of the project was to create something based on wafer paper; it was Elba's idea to create the life-size dress, which is made entirely of fondant, cake lace and wafer paper.

"I always liked wedding dresses, and this is how the idea came to my mind," Elba told the Daily Mirror.

She worked on the wedding dress cake -- which weighs more than 150 pounds and stands at 5'5" -- with Yvette Marner, founder of Fun N Funky Cakes, and cake designer Ilinka Rnic. It took the team over 300 hours to complete.

Check out more photos of the cake dress below.

The Huffington Post reached out to Elba for comment, but had not heard back at the time of publication. This story may be updated.

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Sylvia Elba stands alongside the wedding dress cake.
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While the detailing may be similar to a traditional wedding cake, the shape and stature certainly aren't.
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The detailing on the cake resembles lace and fabric.
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The confection, which is made of fondant, cake lace and wafer paper, took over 300 hours to complete.
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The attention to detail is incredible.
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The cake stands at 5'5".
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Cake designers Ilnka Rnic, age 17, Sylvia Elba, age 38, and Yvette Marner, age 43, created the life-sized confection.
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