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Coal Comforts is a mobile art "bakery" where the sweet treats are not what they seem. These (inedible) desserts are made from coal ash.
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    Postcard Pack

    Five different hot-off-the-press postcards in a Coal Comforts kraft paper bag

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    Coal Cookie

    Cast from a real-life ginger cookie, this sweet treat could be mistaken for the real thing, only it lasts forever and is definitely not fit for human consumption! Signed by the artist.

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    Mini Cheesecake

    Cast from a mini cheesecake topped with a dollop of whipped cream, this refined dessert looks good enough to eat... almost. Signed by the artist.

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    Coal Cupcake

    The classic cupcake, a treat for one or a fun birthday gift. Enjoy this one guilt-free! Signed by the artist.

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    Art Tart

    Cast from a gorgeous apricot tart, this "art tart" picks up the finest details of the glaze and sugar crystals on the woven crust. It's almost maddening that you can't eat it. Signed by the artist.

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    Bundt Cake + 1 bonus dessert

    "It's a bundt!" goes the line from My Big Fat Greek Wedding (am I aging myself?). This is the traditional glazed cake with a hole in the center. The delicate cracking in the glaze comes through in the final product, leaving no doubt that it was cast from the real deal. Includes a bonus cookie, mini cheesecake or cupcake, your choice! Signed by the artist.

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    Birthday Cake + 3 bonus desserts + Tour

    This 8" traditional cake with piped shell decoration is the classic birthday cake that, except for its coal ash grey color, looks straight out of a supermarket display case--or a Wayne Thibaud painting. It comes with the cookie, mini cheesecake and cupcake, so no matter how hungry you are for conceptual art, you'll always have something on hand. Includes a personal tour of my Red Hook, Brooklyn studio (either in person or via FaceTime if you are not local) so you can see how the magic is made.

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