When you play the Game of Thrones, you win — or you end up dessert! HBO's hit series , based on George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire novels, returns on Sunday, April 12. After you've caught up with the past two seasons , throw a premiere party complete with Game of Thrones-themed baked goodies.
Whipping up everything from incredible Iron Throne cakes to delicious dragon egg cookies, we've gathered treats so sweet, they'd make even the very serious Jon Snow smile. Check out all the Game of Thrones after-dinner delectables in the gallery and share your homemade geeky treats with us!
Ned Stark Cake Pop
It's hard not to get squeamish looking at this cake pop reenactment of Ned Stark's beheading by Instagram user birdiejewelry . Check out the original recipe by Jennifer Thurston of Not Your Momma's Cookie .
Dragon Egg Cookies
Think Daenerys of House Targaryen should rule Westeros? Try your hand at Semi Sweet Design's artfully airbrushed dragon egg cookies .
Iron Throne Cake
To celebrate the DVD launch of season one, Game of Thrones commissioned this incredible Iron Throne cake for the festivities.
House Sigil Cookies
Commemorate House Targaryen, Stark, and Lannister with cookies bearing each sigil. Follow this step-by-step guide by Not Your Momma's Cookie .
House Lannister Cupcakes
We're totally amazed by the likeness of the Lannisters on these cupcakes by Love Your Cake  of Vancouver.
House Stark Cupcakes
See if you can name all of the Starks on these delectable cupcakes by Vancouver-based Love Your Cake .
Iron Throne Cake
Now this is how you celebrate a birthday. This Iron Throne cake was crafted by Florida-based Melissa Andrews of Sweet Eats .
Fondant House Sigil Cupcakes
The intricate fondant work atop these cupcakes by Philippines-based The Regali Kitchen  is what makes these desserts almost too precious to eat!
Game of Thrones Cookie Stamps
Make your own  GoT treats with cookie stamps for House Baratheon , Targaryen , Lannister , Stark , Tyrell , Arryn , and Tully  for $12 each by Etsy user totalum.
Sansa's Favorite Lemon Cakes
The young Stark loves her some lemon cake. Try this medieval lemon cake  recipe by the official Game of Thrones food blog, Inn at the Crossroads.
Iron Throne Blonde Ale
Wash it all down with Ommegang Brewery's Limited Edition Iron Throne Blonde Ale .