35 Amazing Cake Designs Ideas You Absolutely Need To See

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It’s easy to spend hours looking through cake designs to find the perfect one. There are way too many possibilities for the perfect cake, no matter what the occasion might be.

Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, a wedding, an anniversary or a graduation you can go all out with your cake design or you can keep it small and demure. That’s the beauty of cakes! It’s really all up to you.

To help with a little inspiration, here are some absolutely drop dead gorgeous cakes that can help you come up with your own cake design vision.

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Sometimes the traditional perfectly iced layer cake can be a bit bland. You can always change it up with some imperfectly iced layers that let the inner part of the cake show through for a more personalized look. The flowers on top add a nice touch of elegance too!

 

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If the color peach and peaches are you’re thing, then look no further for inspiration than this wedding cake. It makes for a great summer cake design if you’re looking for something a bit more simple and to the point yet still gorgeous.

 

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Talk about unique and quirky! This cake design is absolutely beautiful and full of personality and if you’re party theme is far from conventional then this cake offers a ton of inspiration for creating an amazing version of your own.

 

cake design ideas | Cake decorating

Besides flowers, fruit can be another beautiful way to garnish and decorate the outside of your cake no matter what you’re celebrating.

 

cake design ideas | Cake decorating

Who would’ve thought oranges and strawberries would go well together on a cake for a look that’s all it’s own? Add an extravagant cake topper and you’ve got yourself quite the cake design.

 

cake design ideas | Cake decorating

Flowers and sugary icing that artfully melts off the side of the cake can also be another great look you might not have thought about yet. It’s a great way to create a more unique cake.

 

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Saying this fig cake is gorgeous would be an absolute understatement. Just look at the colors on that thing and how beautifully it all fits together. Sometimes different works best!

 

cake design ideas | Cake decorating

This cake design is nice, simple, and to the point. Depending on what you’re looking for, it might just be the right fit for your celebration decor and theme.

 

cake design ideas | Cake decorating

Sometimes simple works best, especially in this scenario, where the cake is simple yet elegant and eye catching.

 

cake design ideas | Cake decorating

Now this is something you don’t see everyday. A layered cake that isn’t ice but still all the more beautiful garnished with sugar and fruit. How pretty!

 

cake design ideas | Cake decorating

Having a mountain wedding? Take some inspiration from the evergeen tree icing design. A beautiful decor option that can be uniquely yours.

 

cake design ideas | Cake decorating

Hues of lavender always go well together no matter what you’re matching them on.

 

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This cake design is simply beautiful in more ways than one. Pin it to your favorite Pinterest board for future reference.

 

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If you’re a flower and nature lover, then this cake is probably bound to become a favorite. It doesnt’ hold back in decorations and the use of pretty flowers all around.

 

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Talk about a no mess cake creation! No need to slice anything with this beautiful cake idea.

 

cake design ideas | Cake decorating

Sometimes simplicity takes the cake and does it beautifully. Just take a look at this fig cake.

 

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If you’re hosting a party with looks of color then this can be a brilliant cake idea that you can try to recreate.

 

cake design ideas | Cake decorating

If you’re a flower fanatic you can always go for a look filled with flowers like this cake design.

 

cake design ideas | Cake decorating

If you’re more of a black and white stripes kind of person then try out this elegant and strong cake design idea for an eye catching centerpiece.

 

cake design ideas | Cake decorating

Unicorn cakes can be so beautiful and can be recreated in all kinds of ways. This is just one cake design of many you can pick and choose from.

 

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The cake topper on this cake is what really gives it life. If you want a cake topper centric cake then you can always take ideas from this design.

 

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If you must absolutely have a ton of cake layers then take this one on for inspiration. It’s definitely a girly design that reminds you of a 50’s powder room.

 

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Here’s a cake with more fruit ideas and a beautiful cake topper that brings it all together!

 

cake design ideas | Cake decorating

Blue is one of the prettiest colors out there and one of the most functional. Especially when you try to combine different shades of blue shades to create a look like this. Simply stunning.

 

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If berries are your go to snack, look no further than this beauty. The cake design is absolutely amazing.

 

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This list wouldn’t be complete without a few unicorn cake ideas that you can take with you and recreate while adding your own spin.

 

 

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A beautiful lucky charms cake. Perfect for a birthday party theme!

 

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A Valentine’s cake to show someone you care can be a pretty thoughtful gesture. Especially when the cake is this pretty.

 

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Celebrating the 4th of July with the whole family? Snatch up this cake idea and take it for a spin.

 

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If you’re hosting a cherry themed party, why not go all out with the cherry decor on your cake? This cake definitely did so!

 

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The icing detail on each layer of this cake is definitely something you don’t see every day. It’s beautiful and simple all at the same time.

 

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Who doesn’t love a good macaroon cake idea? This one is a great example of how you can incorporate macaroons into your cake!

 

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If you’re looking for more traditional cakes don’t forget to pin this one to your favorite Pinterest inspiration board. It’s gorgeous and the pearl icing detailing can go with lots of different decor options.

All Images courtesy of Unsplash. 

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