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Sweet! Brits make life-size Benedict Cumberbatch statue from chocolate

Yep, that’s Benedict Cumberbatch, made of Belgian milk chocolate.
Yep, that’s Benedict Cumberbatch, made of Belgian milk chocolate. UKTV

It’s time to cue all those jokes about how Benedict Cumberbatch looks good enough to eat because “The Imitation Game” star has just been made into a life-size chocolate statue.

London’s The Telegraph reports that UKTV, to promote the launch of the Drama TV channel on its on-demand service, asked 2,000 women to name the man they find the “tastiest” on TV.

Cumberbatch beat David Tennant, Idris Elba and others with 12 percent of the vote.

To honor him, a team of eight people, including a sculptor and a chocolatier, created a hollow statue of him out of 500 bars of Belgian milk chocolate.

The sculpture went on display Friday at Westfield Stratford City shopping center in London.

“I hope people really like him and I hope they’ll recognize him,” chocolate sculptor Tim Simpson said.

“I’ve got a feeling that some women are going to take a look at him and decide that he’s delicious in more than one way.”

We’re praying that somebody puts this in our Easter basket.

Beats a chocolate bunny.

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