Ditch the Copious Frosting with These 13 Gorgeous Naked Cakes
Presenting the naked cake, the dessert trend that’s light on frosting but still surprisingly beautiful. Whip one of these babies up for your next dinner party or a show-stopping wedding cake—and scandalize your loved ones with your newfound (culinary) nudity.
Cookies-and-Cream Naked Cake
Your favorite cookie gets an upgrade.
Naked Lemon and Olive Oil Layer Cake
Absolutely stunning (and surprisingly easy to pull off).
NAKED CAKE WITH CANDIED AND SUGARED BERRIES
Hey, is it cool if we eat this for breakfast?
blackberry lavender naked cake with white chocolate buttercream.
Doubles as a centerpiece.
PUMPKIN CARAMEL PECAN NAKED CAKE
Pumpking + caramel = dessert heaven.
Vanilla Naked Cake
Pairs perfectly with a side of fresh fruit.
BASIL MASCARPONE BUTTERCREAM CHOCOLATE Naked CAKE
It’s not just for pizza and pasta.
strawberry chamomile naked cake
This is giving us some serious spring and summer vibes.
SALTED HONEY & ORANGE BLOSSOM NAKED CAKE
Yes, you can eat the flowers.
VICTORIA SPONGE WEDDING NAKED CAKE
Say “I do…” to this freaking beautiful dessert.
APPLE SPICE NAKED CAKE WITH CARAMEL DRIZZLE
A tasty twist on the caramel apple.
Additional reporting by Alexandra Hough