01 PM | 09 Apr

The Year’s Tastiest Ad? This Life-Size Benedict Cumberbatch Made of Chocolate


Through no fault of his own, the very Britishly named Benedict Cumberbatch has acquired a supremely weird fan base, which will only get worse with the unveiling of a milk chocolate sculpture in the Sherlock actor’s likeness.

Made for the premiere of UKTV’s new on-demand channel Drama, and inspired by a poll naming Benedict the “dishiest” actor in England, the life-size, fully edible sculpture was made from 500 bars of Belgian milk chocolate.

The team of chocolatiers who made the thing are calling it Benedict Chocobatch, because of course they are.

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