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These Stunning Succulent Cakes Are The Newest Baking Trend

This new cake-decorating trend showcases bakers' amazing technique.

If you’ve been browsing  for new home decor lately, you’re probably well aware that succulents are quite trendy in the home decor market. And we can see why. The little, thick-leaved plants are quite beautiful, and come in an array of sizes, shapes and colors.

It was much to our surprise, however, when these trendy little plants started showing up on cakes. That’s right. Cakes. While I wouldn’t immediately consider succulents to be very appealing to my palate, the swoon-worthy photos of vibrant succulent cakes trending on social media might just change my mind.

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One baker in particular has one of the most beautiful Instagram feeds I’ve ever laid eyes on. The talented cake decorator’s name is Iven Kawi, a home-based baker located in  Jakarta, Indonesia. While she bakes an assortment of different baked goods, her main focus is cakes, which she decorates with intricate and detailed plant life made entirely out of piping, or frosting.

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Each cake she makes is made to order, baked and then decorated in her home. Kawi says she pays extra close attention to detail by mixing her own batches of buttercream frosting to ensure she achieves the perfect hue for each leaf and petal she adds to her gorgeous cakes.

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Even more admirable: No two cakes or desserts she creates are ever the same.

But Kawi isn’t the only one who’s jumped on the succulent cake trend. Numerous swoon-worthy photos of these detailed and stunning cakes have been popping up on Instagram’s newsfeed now more than ever. But hey, we don’t mind. After all, this just might be the new and best way to eat your greens.

Here are some of our favorites:

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I wish I could do up my own succulent cake, but I think I’m going to leave this one to the pros.

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