iPhone Cookie Hits The Spot!


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For all of you who cannot get enough of Apple Inc.'s sleek products, here is a sweet one to add to your list - And we mean literally, because while it may closely resemble the iPhone it is edible and if reports are to be believed, quite delectable.

Surprisingly, the confection is not the brainchild of a large multinational company, but Green Gables, a small countryside bakery in Japan's Tokushima Prefecture. It all began with a special request for an iPod Touch cookie for a client's husband. Not intimately familiar with all of Apple's products, Kumiko Kudo, the 44-year-old owner, made one that resembled the then newly introduced, iPhone.

The edible iPhone turned out so well that the baker soon started to get requests for more. However, it was not until two Japanese celebrities mentioned it on social networking site Twitter, that it became a craze, making the obscure bakery and its owner famous.

Today her iPhone cookies, which are made to order and sell for a whooping 2,730Yen or $33USD apiece, are a rage in all of Japan. They have become so famous, that even the President of Softbank, the country's exclusive cellular carrier for the iPhone and iPad had to get one. The baker of course obliged by presenting him with a custom cookie last March. His reaction? "I'm so happy. I cannot possibly eat this".

Since Ms. Kudo bakes only twenty iPhone cookies a day, the waiting list is as long as two months! Sadly for all of us living outside Japan, drooling over the picture or visting Japan is the only option, since this busy baker does not ship her treasures outside the country!

Sources: staplenews.com,news.discovery.com

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  • ilikyocutg
    ilikyocutgFriday, March 5, 2021 at 8:08 am
    I wish that this was my iPhone.
    • crabclock
      crabclockThursday, March 4, 2021 at 8:23 am
      I wanna eat it so bad 😋 😋
      • ilikyocutg
        ilikyocutgFriday, March 5, 2021 at 8:07 am
        so do I it looks so good.
      • therealsnakes
        therealsnakesSunday, November 29, 2020 at 3:47 pm
        yummy that looks good reply if you would eat it p.s follow me i follow back
        • sokeefe_forever
          sokeefe_foreverMonday, November 30, 2020 at 7:39 am
          I would, lol, if you didn't it would go bad😂
          • thepenguingirl
            thepenguingirlSunday, November 29, 2020 at 3:59 pm
            yes i would eat it
            • josephx2001
              josephx2001Saturday, February 13, 2021 at 7:16 am
              I have a iPhone12
          • bsc
            bscFriday, November 27, 2020 at 7:15 am
            • pinklilcow
              pinklilcowThursday, November 26, 2020 at 9:25 am
              Yummy!I would eat it instead of pretending it is a phone!
              • sokeefe_forever
                sokeefe_foreverWednesday, November 25, 2020 at 1:12 pm
                Awesome!!! I wish I wad that good at making/decorating cookies!
                • fosterkeefe14
                  fosterkeefe14Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at 3:48 pm
                  Same! I'm just no good at anything artistic! :) P.S. I followed you!
                  • sokeefe_forever
                    sokeefe_foreverThursday, November 26, 2020 at 5:09 pm
                    Lol, Thank you!!! @kotlcfitzphie Are you any good at music? That is artistic in a way. I guess I'm "good" at music. At least so I'm told, lol.
                    • howls
                      howlsFriday, November 27, 2020 at 3:43 pm
                      I love music I can play gatar and sing pretty will so I'm told but I'd rather do it when no ones watching
                    • zaks
                      zaksThursday, November 26, 2020 at 1:39 pm
                      I love decorating cookies, but sadly I'm not that good at it. 😞
                      • sokeefe_forever
                        sokeefe_foreverFriday, November 27, 2020 at 6:13 pm
                        I think its because I have not used royal icing to decorate yet. I am alright a decorating cakes and cupcakes though!
                  • zaks
                    zaksTuesday, November 24, 2020 at 3:31 pm
                    That's so cool, I would love to eat a cookie like that!
                    • jkbear
                      jkbearTuesday, November 24, 2020 at 3:17 pm
                      • area51raider1
                        area51raider1Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 5:41 pm
                        I love dogo news
                        • Aaliyah NorthFriday, September 13, 2019 at 7:08 am
                          omg there should be a video