Cakes have always been the highlight of birthdays and holidays alike. Though there are some cakes that certainly stand out more than others. For anyone willing to go the extra mile by thinking outside of the box, cakes can be much more than the main attraction of a dessert menu.
With enough thought and effort, you can make your cake an edible work of art. So dare to go beyond the status quo of a simple sheet cake by baking something that will be remembered for more than just its taste. Turn heads with your creativity by making your cake an unforgettable sight to behold. Take a glance below at five of some of the most awe-inspiring cake ideas that are guaranteed to be the talk of any party. After all the best cakes are the ones that are just as enjoyable to look at as they are to eat.
LEGOs and fun really go hand in hand. It seems every generation has their own fond memories of manifesting their imaginations into reality with these magical bricks. LEGOs are truly awesome. However, the best part about this particular LEGO creation is that after making it you can also eat it! Hence, the LEGO cake was born.
This is a fairly simple to make 3 layer DIY cake. Start out by making cake pieces into giant rectangles and squares. Then, you can either frost them or simply cover them with fondant using your favorite traditional LEGO colors. Finally, go ahead and piece them together into a giant LEGO masterpiece. Add small circular pieces of fondant to the top to provide the perfect finishing touch.
For food lovers, especially those who appreciate some good old fashioned Backyard BBQ this cake will be sure to impress. Combine detailed cake layers and colorful frosting to form a cake so artistic and fun that you will be fooled into thinking that it’s an actual hamburger until you bite into it.
Wow, your guests with delicious fluffy cake layers that look like the splitting images of burger buns and the burger patty. Icing and fondant both take their rightful place on this masterpiece as the tomatoes, ketchup, and mustard. Tall, moist, and delicious, while also artistic and creative, you really can’t go wrong with this faux burger cake design.
This one is definitely the pick for all the princess and Barbie lovers out there. While it helps if you have the child whose doll you can borrow, you can just as easily go out and pick up any Barbie doll as long as it is made mostly out of plastic for easy post-party clean-up purposes. If you haven’t laid eyes on this fun cake before, the main idea here is that it’s a cake that is made and decorated to look like the bottom half of an elaborate gown.
The result is something out of a fairytale. You can decorate elaborate designs with the icing such as unique floral patterns. Remember to add volume for the most striking design and for more cake to eat! The doll is inserted into the top of the cake to complete the entire ensemble. The sky is the limit here. The same design can also be applied to all of your favorite Disney princesses.
We all know someone who hates cake but loves cupcakes. Well, this cake is a great option for those who love either and it’s totally customizable. First, decide on what fun image you want to have displayed on the cupcakes, either piped with icing or printed with edible icing photos.
It could be anything from a piece of art, a character, a theme, or just a rough idea of a scene. Then, simply arrange the cake piece by piece like a collage to form the entire image. The result will look like an elaborate cake, however, it won’t require any cutting. Just pick a cupcake, pull out and enjoy!
Candy Bar Cake
This one is an example of an idea that sounds simple but the effect of which is extremely impressive. Taking your favorite candy bar and blowing it up into a giant-sized cake is a fun way to make any candy lovers fantasy come true.
Whether it be Hershey’s, Snickers, or Milky Way just shape the cake to look like the candy bar and use icing to mimic the details. You can even add elaborate touches like making it look like the wrapper is partially peeled back with a bite taken out of it, or the wrapper could be completely removed. It is completely up to you.
Make your special occasion really stand out by choosing one of the fun and flavorful cakes from the list above. You really can’t go wrong with any of these picks when edible fun is your goal. So try your hand at designing your own masterpiece.
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