Famous works of art from 'The Birth of Venus' to 'Mona Lisa' reimagined as cakes

You’ve most likely seen these classic paintings, but never quite like this.

Emily Zauzmer, a writer and production assistant for “Good Morning America,” first started baking her way through famous paintings in 2013 while taking art history classes in high school.

PHOTO: Emily Zauzmer holds up her cake recreation of  René Magritte's painting, "Son of Man."

“I was really feeling this pent-up creative energy because I was studying all these famous painters and all their work but I wasn’t creating anything,” she said. “I got this idea to see if I could put a painting on a cake and that’s how this was born.”

To create her colorful masterpieces, Zauzmer swaps out a canvas for fluffy cake and utilizes toothpicks and Ziploc bags. Her fingers replace palette knives or brushes.

PHOTO: A cake frosted to resemble "A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte"  by Georges Seurat.

“I print out the picture and then I set up my whole station,” she explained. “I always put them in the same frame because I think it’s a very cute finishing touch.”

She also said a key to achieving a hyper-realistic result is to “use something so famous that no matter what it looks like on the cake, you’ll still know which painting it was.”

PHOTO: Emily Zauzmer recreated "The Kiss" painting by Gustav Klimt in cake and icing form.

“My favorite that I’ve done is ‘The Kiss,'” she said of the Gustav Klimt piece. “I think of all my cakes it’s the most photorealistic — when I look back on it i’m very proud.”

Check out all of her incredible cake art below.

PHOTO: Emily Zauzmer's cake made to resemble Johannes Vermeer's painting, "Girl with a Pearl Earring."

After studying the hues in each painting, Zauzmer spends time meticulously mixing food coloring with frosting to get her icing just right.

PHOTO: A cake version of Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa.

Zauzmer said the “Mona Lisa” took the longest because she “felt a real responsibility to get it right, since it is perhaps the most famous painting of all time.”

PHOTO: A cake recreation of "The Starry Night" painting by Vincent van Gogh.

PHOTO: Emily Zauzmer's cake version of The Scream painted by Norwegian Expressionist artist Edvard Munch.

Although she doesn’t whip them out very often, Zauzmer said the entire process can take up to a full day or even several days depending on the level of detail.

PHOTO: The process of icing a cake to look like "A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte" by Georges Seurat.

PHOTO: Emily Zauzmer with her baked and iced recreation of The Birth of Venus.

After everyone has feasted their eyes on her incredible confections, Zauzmer said she has served up the slices to friends, family and herself.

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