The mysterious slice of cake – an optical illusion

The mysterious slice of cake - an optical illusion
It’s a real slice of white cake, but
something’s not quite right.

The mysterious slice of cake - an optical illusion
 What about this red cake, with the 
fancy doily design on top?

These cake images are based on an old optical illusion about a missing slice of pie. I tried to make them with pie photos, but I got better results with cake.

Scroll down for the answer.

The mysterious slice of cake - an optical illusion
In the missing piece of pie puzzle,
you turn over the pie to find the piece.

The mysterious slice of cake - an optical illusion
 Ah, there it is.

The mysterious slice of cake - an optical illusion
 Here’s the rest of the white cake.

The mysterious slice of cake - an optical illusion
And the red.

Oddly enough, once I’ve seen the slice of cake in the wrong position, I find it hard not to see an upside down slice of cake when I look at the whole cake.

The mysterious slice of cake - an optical illusion
Ah, there it is.

Cakes and pies are from:
– The Tender Crumb>>
– Carol’s Creative Confections>>
– Weird Physics>>

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