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The Cake Makers You Need to Follow on Instagram

You wish you had their baking skills.

Whether you have an incurable sweet tooth or admire pure icing artistry, you'll want to give these accounts a follow.

1. Katherine Sabbath

I tend to dress my cakes like how I tend to dress myself, MORE IS MORE ?????????

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Australian cake master Katherine Sabbath excels at elaborate, brightly-colored cakes.

2. Jenna Rae and Ashley Nicole, Jenna Rae Cakes

Sweets you wouldn't think quite go together, like mini meringues, Oreos, and macarons, end up being a perfect combination when made by Winnipeg twins Jenna Rae and Ashley Nicole.

3. Chef Gina, Miss Ladybird Cakes

#marieandcam x photo by @bohemianprints

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If you're looking for unpretentious-but-still-pretty treats, look no further than this cake maker in Melbourne, Australia. From sunflower-yellow buttercream to fresh flowers and an easy elegance, Ladybird's confections exude country charm.

4. Emily Lael Aumiller, Lael Cakes

Celebrating @johnhardyjewelry's 40th anniversary with this dragon bangle inspired cake!

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Emily Lael Aumiller's bakery, Lael Cakes, is based right in Brooklyn and specializes in vegan, gluten-free, or dairy-free options. Her custom cakes, like the one above, are refined and always pop with color.

5. Maggie Austin, Maggie Austin Cake

Full portrait of @bhldn inspired cake. Thanks for the inspiration!

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Maggie Austin is skilled in handcrafting edible flowers and petals that are incredibly lifelike. We love the ombré effect of this tiered masterpiece.

6. Clifford Luu, Cakes by Cliff

Red velvet cake with coconut Swiss meringue buttercream is always a winning combination!

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With macarons, meringue, figs, and flowers artfully configured on top, the cakes featured on this Instagram are almost too pretty to eat.

7. Jyoti Nanra, The Purple Cupcake

| One of my fave cakes ever ????????? |

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Jyoti Nanra, the confectionary artist behind The Purple Cupcake, is known for incorporating flowers and gold leaf into her elegant, colorful creations.

8. Winifred L, Winifred Kristié Cake

Hand-painted watercolor flower wreath???? #winifredkristecake #cakedesign #handpaintedbywinifred

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Colorful sugar flowers on simple white icing make a big impact. Her strikingly realistic blooms are completely edible.

9. Nelson Pantano, The King Cake

This is the perfect account for wedding inspiration, Brazilian baker Nelson Pantano specializes in intricate icing work and countless tiers.

10. Lyndsey Matthews, Lyndsey Matthews Cakes

This "everything-but-the" cake is just one of the many inspired designs you'll find on Lyndsey Matthews's baking page. You'll also find concoctions like her pumpkin cinnamon roll cake, lucky charms cake, and cornbread (featuring mashed potato frosting) cake.


11. Alexandria Pellegrino, Cake Opera Co.

More is definitely better when it comes to Cake Opera Co., whose cakes are known for their over-the-top details.

12. Regina, Spiffy Cakes

Here's my latest strawberry and chocolate chiffon cake which I've affectionately named The Cow Patch ????

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When Regina of Spiffy Cakes isn't creating unusual and unexpected designs, like this chiffon cake, she's mastering the art of the frost (think guitar cakes, cherry blossoms, and pretty much anything else you could imagine).

13. Anna Elizabeth A, Elizabeth Cakes

Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Anna Elizabeth bakes some amazing custom creations including this Disney-inspired wedding cake.

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