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Geekcrafts has the scoop on a jumbo, edible R2-D2 from this time last year:
This R2-D2 replica created by Fernando Arreola, pastry chef and Executive Chef at Fairmont Hotel. Inspired by the Star Wars Exposition at the Tech Museum of San Jose, CA, Chef Arreola used 150 pounds of white chocolate fondant to create this sweet edible masterpiece.
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