3 of the Trendiest Cakes of 2018 -- and How to Make Them!

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3 of the Trendiest Cakes of 2018 -- and How to Make Them! Aired June 28, 2018

You've seen them on Instagram. You've spotted them on Pinterest. You've drooled over them at your bakery.

And now, you're going to find out how to bring them to life!

Say hello to the trendiest cakes of 2018 (so far!): the watercolor cake (an ombre masterpiece), the naked cake (a rustic-inspired favorite among brides right now) and the Swiss dot cake (that retro touch!).

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And the man we brought in to show you how it's done? None other than the "Cake Boss" himself, Buddy Valastro.

Read on, cake lovers! (a.k.a. All. Of. Us!)

Watercolor Cake

Buddy mixed three different colors of icing to get the ombre effect of this tiered cake just right.

See how to make a watercolor cake here!

Swiss Dot Cake
 

Photo credit: Rachael Ray Show


Even Rach, who happily calls herself "baking challenged," could swing adding chocolate polka dots to this old school-inspired beauty!

Get more tips in the video above!

MORE: Buddy Valastro’s Coconut Cake

Naked Cake


Naked wedding cakes are ALL over Pinterest right now, and no wonder! The icing style gives the dessert a "homemade" charm. And all it takes is a little less icing than the usual (but probably more than you think!).

See how to make a naked cake here!

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