Art-inspired cakes

Painted cakes are having a bit of a moment right now. So what better excuse to take a peek at some cakey creations inspired by the art world's greats. From Dali to Van Gogh, feast your eyes on these artistic delights...

The Kissgustav klimt kiss


This amazing wedding cake featured on the Huffington Post was inspired by Gustav Klimt's arguably most famous painting - The Kiss. What an incredibly romantic wedding cake design.


salvador dali

Q: How many Salvador Dali references can you fit onto one cake? A: LOADS. This is an excellent example of cake imitating art.

The Starry Night

van gogh starry night

This brilliant example of a painted cake pays homage to the troubled post-impressionist, Van Gogh.

Water Lily Pond

Monet waterlillies

How pretty is this? Harnessing the gorgeous colours of Monet's water lily paintings, the palette is just perfect for spring.



Harnessing the power of pop art, this cake by Baked Ideas takes the artwork of Lichenstein and turns it into something simply delicious.

Charles Rennie Mackintosh-inspired


And last, but by no means least, our very own cake tutorial inspired by the Glasgow born artist, architect and designer.

Which is your favourite? Have you ever created an art-inspired cake?


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