Have you ever seen a cake so scandalously-indulgent that it makes your heart wrench and your mouth water at the same time? We scoured the web for the cakes that are so good, they should be made illegal, and here’s what we found…
1. This Glorious Piñata Cake
Spotted on: Claire K Creations
What’s a party without a piñata? This wacky cake creation is filled with more chocolate than you can shake a stick at.
2. A Cake with Ice Cream Cones Attached
Spotted on: Vaikai Vanile
Who knew that conjoined cake and ice cream could be such a beautiful thing?
3. A Banana Split Birthday Cake
Spotted on: alanabread
With this inspired creation you never again have to make a decision over whether to choose cake or a banana split for dessert.
4. Cakes Covered in Sprinkles
Spotted on: Cake Central
Gone are the days when hundreds and thousands were only for sprinkling over fairy cakes and ice cream at your little sister's birthday party.
5. This Gingerbread Layer Cake
Three layers of moist gingerbread, fluffy buttercream and raspberries. ‘Nuff said.
6. Beer-smuggling Cakes
Spotted on: Santie Athina
Move over, beer bread and make way for beer-infused chocolate cake complete with cream cheese and a caramel drizzle.
7. The Most Scandalous Swiss Roll Ever
Slices of Swiss roll wrapped around a Bavarian cream filling so rich it makes Richard Branson look penniless.
8. A Meringue Pretending to Be Cake
This sweet little lemon cake is bursting with juicy blueberries and crowned with a toasted meringue swirl.
9. This Oreo Cookie Cake
Spotted on: i am baker
Attention all Oreo fanatics; this sponge-less cake is made with a slab of chocolate chip cookie dough with a layer of Oreos nestled between the crevices.
10. A Reese's Brownie Ice Cream Cake
Spotted on: Bakers Royale
If peanut butter is your kryptonite, this ice cream cake is for you. It has a brownie layer, an ice cream layer and then a more-than generous hot fudge sauce and peanut butter cup topping.
11. These Flaming Cupcakes
Don’t call the fire brigade just yet; these chocolate-heavy cupcakes are meant to be served flaming.
12. This Gooey Black Forest Roulade
For a touch of 70s throwback, you'll dig this gooey black forest roulade. Before being rolled into its’ iconic shape, the cake is filled with sweet cherries and a silky chocolate mousse.
13. These Tabasco Chocolate Fondants
If you’re of the chocolate persuasion and you also welcome a touch of heat, try these Tabasco-spiked chocolate fondants at your next party.
14. This Strawberry Torte
It may sound light and fresh, but the creamy strawberry mousse is perched on top of a scandalous lemon sponge. Not so innocent after all.
15. These Cupcakes with Hot Sauce
So you love drenching your chips in Tabasco? Why not try it with a cupcake and show us what you’re really made of.
16. This Cake with Mousse in the Middle
One of those cakes you’d spot in a shop window and think is far too rich and indulgent for you. But the closer you get, the more you want to grab and scoff like Bruce Bogtrotter in Matilda.
17. Peanut Butter Cookies Pretending to Be Cakes
This peanut butter cookie dough baked in a ramekin is disguising a molten middle. Outrageous.
18. A Caramel-Drenched Cake
Let the queen of all sweet treats, Paula Deen sentence you to a lifetime of caramel addiction with her triple-layer creation.
19. A Cheesecake Concealing Cookie Dough
Spotted on: The Girl Who Ate Everything
Prepare for chocolate chip overload with this cheesecake filled with nuggets of choc chip cookie dough and a choc chip cookie base.
20. This Red Velvet Heritage Cake
Spotted on: Sprinkle Bakes
Buttermilk-moistened, hand-carved sponge, cream cheese icing and a coating of fluffy cake crumbs make it one of the naughtiest red velvets yet.
21. And Guinness Chocolate Cake
Spotted on: Little Box Brownie
Packed with malted Guinness flavour and whipped cream, then topped with a generous tumble of berries and cherries. The only thing left would be to smother the entire thing with ganache until it’s dripping from the sides.