6 Jaw-Dropping Cakes That Will Have You Salivating

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Photo: Layered
Prepared to be wow'ed by these decadent and stylish cakes.

When it comes to baking cakes, Tessa Huff is no amateur. Once a bakery owner, Huff now runs the very popular home baking blog, Style Sweet CA. If you've never had an affinity for baking cakes, get ready for a change of heart. With Huff's incredibly creative and aesthetically beautiful creations, you'll be inspired to fire up that oven. Although these cakes may seem daunting to the everyday baker, Huff's cookbook, Layered, provides step-by-step instructions on how to bake and assemble each recipe.

Strawberry Shortcake

Impress your friends on a sunny summer afternoon with this delicious and light sponge cake with basil whipped cream. The ripe strawberries provide that perfect punch of fruity flavor.

strawberry shortcake

Black Forest Cake

Chocolate and cherries make this cake one sweet dessert! Covered in smooth milk chocolate frosting, this cake is optimal for any choco-holic.

chocolate cherry cake

Peach Spice Cake

Head to your local Farmer's Market for some ripe peaches to complete this colorful cake. Bonus: rosemary pine nuts used in the recipe provide a savory crunch.

peach cake

Rainbow Sprinkle Cake

This cake covered in rainbow sprinkles is guaranteed to make anyone smile. Cut a slice to reveal even more colors of the rainbow.

rainbow sprinkles cake

Peanut Butter Lover's Chocolate Bombe

For anyone with a major sweet tooth, this cake is the one for you. Drizzled in a salted caramel peanut sauce, this cake is the epitome of rich.

peanut butter cake

Coconut Mojito Cake

If you're not currently lounging on a sandy beach, this cake will make you feel like you are. With fresh and tropical flavors of zesty lime and cool mint, this cake is the perfect choice for any fun occasion.

mojito cake

All recipes and images courtesy of Tessa Huff's Layered. To purchase a copy of the cookbook, click here.