Get Your ‘Free Palestine’ Cakes Here!

by Andrew Johnson

If you’re looking for a custom-made celebratory cake with a dash of pro-Palestinian activism, one New York website has your go-to places.

ANIMAL, a local website, called around some of the city’s made-to-order restaurant chains to see which would spell out “Free Palestine” with icing, as well as “decorative bullets.” They were met with mostly success in their pursuit, although not totally.

Carvel fulfilled the request, adding some sprinkles along with the blue bullets:

And here’s what Baskin-Robbins whipped up, bow and all:

​Cold Stone Creamery went the simpler route, and passed on the bullets:

According to ANIMAL, Dairy Queen was the only place that turned down the job, saying that the request “falls outside our internal policy guidelines.” ”I can certainly understand how frustrating it can be when a special request is not honored or isn’t prepared as requested,” the company said in an e-mail.

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