There’s cake decorating, and then there’s Instagram cake decorating: the centerfold version. Between close-up shots of voluptuous icing, mesmerizing glazes, and stacks of cake, it’s hard to look away. Some of the videos verge on hypnotic, partly because cake stands spin around in circles. See for yourself, but be warned: don’t start browsing unless you have a lot of time to kill.
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1 Pretty in Pink
Just try to look away from these perfect blooming buttercream rosettes.
2Follow the Rainbow
Dare we say it: spec-stack-ular.
But how does that happen?!
At first glance, it looks like the cogs of a machine. Oh wait, it’s actually a giant chocolate dome.
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5 Blueberry Three Ways
It’s crazy how the chocolate border ends up in the exact same spot every time.
That dark chocolate and white chocolate swirl, though.
8 Money Shot
Why is this giant, gently-swirling dollop of cream so satisfying?
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9 Like Bees to Honey
The puffy honeycomb…the oozing inside…
10 Molten Collapse
This article originally appeared in Real Simple.