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Posted: August 30, 2015

WATCH: There's more than meets the eye to this epic 'Transformers' cake


By Cox Media Group National Content Desk

PERTH, Australia —

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Six-year-old Ewan Munro of Perth, Australia, didn't just get a cake at his birthday party – he got a "Transformers" robot in disguise.

According to BuzzFeed, Ewan's parents, Russell and Belinda Munro, worked together to create the epic Optimus Prime cake, which actually transforms. Russell built a "skeleton" using a 3D printer and powered the dessert's transformation using two motors. Belinda, meanwhile, took care of baking and icing the confection.

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The cake's dramatic reveal at Ewan's sixth birthday party was met with squeals of delight from kids and parents alike. A video of the moment has gone viral, with more than 943,000 views on YouTube.

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>> Click here to watch the cake's reveal

>> Click here to get a behind-the-scenes look at the motorized cake platform

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