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Animal Crossing fans are turning clothes into food, and now I’m hungry

Hats are a good place for sugary delights

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two food-related hats in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, with the words “CAKE HAT” above a horizontal line and “@merrydeli_4u” below it Image: Nintendo EPD/Nintendo via @merrydeli_4u/Twitter

Animal Crossing has always offered players consumable food items, like coffee, but Animal Crossing: New Horizons fans are taking things to the next level. By using custom patterns, many island residents are recreating delectable snacks on clothes and hats — and the results are mouthwatering.

Good thing, too: After the horror-themed rooms and the now communitywide obsession with tarantulas, I could use something cute like this.

The most common trend sees folks turning hats into pastries and desserts, typically cakes, but not always. Basically, if the food is circular, it’s fair game — and there are a lot of meals that fit the bill. Best of all, some players, like Twitter user @merrydeli_4u (whose creations are featured at the top of this post), are even sharing tutorials to help others make these accessories, too. Or, if you’d prefer to save some time, there are also plenty of codes to import into your games.

Some are even going one step further and arranging entire food-themed outfits and dresses to go along with their hats, as you can see below.

But my favorite edible renditions thus far have to be folks putting soups on their heads.

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