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 |  Jul 19 2011, 6:16 PM

How sweet is this ride? Australians were treated to a Mini Copper covered with 3,000 macarons, as it drove around Melbourne, causing sugar cravings of epic proportions.

Covered by different colors and flavors of macarons made by pastry chef Pierrick Boyer of Le Petit Gateau, the MINIron was the creation of Melbourne Macaron. The group, which is funded by the Melbourne Awesome Foundation, took 180 hours to complete by 22 volunteers. The group’s mission was to create a buzz in Melbourne around this cosmopolitan cookie, and we have to say that it was mission accomplished.

Check out all the pictures of the MINIron on its Facebook page. We’ve even got a video of the making of MINIron after the jump. Bon appetit!

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