Did you hear the buzz? Metallics are like, so in. They are hot for fall, y'all. And like most trendy trends, metallics are already making their way from the runways to the serving trays:
(Via this site, baker not listed. Anyone know?)
Yep, all the cool cakes are doing it.
Here comes a flashy little number now:
(By Consumed by Cake)
Spread the word: Shiny is the new black. Or white ... or something.
What I mean is, it's this season's must-serve.
It's in vogue, in your mouth.
(By Hey There Cupcake)
So go for the gold!
Or at least something equally shiny.
Because even though these cakes runneth over with molten metals, they go beyond traditional gold and silver:
For instance, this fashion-forward confection looks divine in an elegant rose gold.
And this beauty isn't afraid to rock an antiqued bronze!
(By Alice in Weddingland)
And let's not forget copper!
Now that's a pretty penny indeed!
(And inspired by a penny floor - so cool!)
This style icon is glittering and gorgeous:
(By Cake Art Studio)
... and sure to get you noticed.
(I especially love the transparent flower petals!)
Yes, today's high-wattage cakes obey nobody's rules, and even fearlessly flaunt several trends at once:
(By Charm City Cakes)
(Or dot dot?)
But a gilded cake doesn't need to be all-up-in-yo-face, yo.
They can be romantic and reflective, too:
(By Erica OBrien)
Reflective?! *snort* Get it?!
Ahem. Anyway ... the future is shiny, and the future is here.
(By Sweet Tiers)
And it's so, so pretty! Will we ever be satisfied with shimmer-less cakes again?
I just hope the trend continues for a long time, because I want a cake like this at my silver anniversary:
(By Bobbette and Belle)
(The 25th one, in case you were about to google).
Lucky for us metallics are classic, so I don't think they're going anywhere. So let's eat, drink, and be shiny!
(By Layers Cake)
Happy Sunday, everyone! Stay shiny!
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