Best Birthday Cake Ideas For The Modern Birthday Girl

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No birthday is complete without a birthday cake. But what do you do when you’ve outgrown the princess- or superhero-themed creations from your youth, and don’t fancy any of the ready-made confections from bakeries? 

Getting your cake custom-made is the way to go. If you’re not sure where to start, here are five cake modern and sophisticated birthday cake ideas that are as good to look at as they are to eat.

1. Ombré cake

Ombré hair might not be trendy anymore, but we’re hoping pretty ombré cake is here to stay.

2. Metallic cake

If you, like us, are suckers for anything shiny, a gold or silver cake is the way to go.

3. Marble cake

Marble has been our favourite home decor accent this year, and now it’s part of our fave cake design.

4. Naked cake

Besides having a rustic look and feel, naked cakes are particularly great for those who aren’t fond of layers and layers of frosting. 

5. Drip cake

What’s better than regular cake? Cake with syrup on top. YUM.

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