I am forever hunting down the best cakes for Sunday Sweets, but a lot of my favorites just don't fit any particular theme; they just plain make me happy. So today, no theme; just Happy Jen Cakes!
(By Sweet Lake Cakes)
Love the jewelry-like border, the glitzy gold leaf, and the subtle ombré fade in the middle tier. But mostly? I love that teal.
And over on the other side of the color wheel:
(By Cake Alchemy)
Orangey goodness! I think the hexagons are tinted sugar glass, which is perfect with the clear lucite base.
Is it a coincidence that the first two cakes today happen to be my two favorite colors? NO IT IS NOT.
But I promise to branch out from more than just teal and orange. At least a little.
This is one of those rare cakes that I could frame and stare at all day long. That shading in the stripes and flowers gives it this gorgeous sense of depth - so, so good.
This dreamy pastel number is is downright heavenly with its floating flowers:
(By Bake For Love)
And that watercolor fade? Awesome sauce.
Not sure which I like more on this one: the mosaics or that patchwork bow:
Ah, but I'm also a sucker for drama, so...
Love how the black makes those floral swags pop - and who doesn't love teensy polka dots?
This famous landmarks cake has a fun graphic arts feel:
(By Sugarplum Cake Shop)
Check out the little heart carved in the Eiffel Tower!
Sometimes I find little one-tier cakes especially delightful:
(By My Cupcakery)
Robin's egg blue and rich red is another of my favorite color combos - plus look at all that delicate hand-piping! Perfection!
Here's another one-tier cutie, guaranteed to make you grin:
(By Anna Savenko)
D'awww, puppy love at first sight!
And finally, let's wrap up this shiny happy cakes post with one last burst of color and a perfect yellow bow:
(By Cake Heart)
Hope today's post made your Sunday extra happy, everyone!
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