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Baking cakes can be a meditative and intricate hobby. As someone whose last form of dessert bakeware was an Easy Bake Oven, I truly commend those who take the art of cake decorating seriously. You may not realize it, but cakes are embedded in a lot of momentous occasions in our lives. From birthday cakes to wedding cakes, and even baby shower cakes, there is always a cake waiting to be devoured. They are truly the main character of a party!
Cake stands are a great kitchen accessory to show off your masterpiece of a cake. Not to mention, they make your already attractive cake look even more delectable! If you're like me, you'd rather choose a cake over a bouquet of flowers to be the centerpiece of the dining table. The glass dome counts as home decor, right? Dessert stands are a great way to show off your cakes on your countertops, and they also make great gifts for the baker in your life.
We gathered six of the most stylish cake stands you will want to show off!
Best Cake Stands
Best for Year-Round Use (and Shatterproof Glass)
Do you ever get a hankering for a slice of cake at 10 o'clock at night? Same. This cake plate is made with a shatterproof acrylic cloche allowing easy cake accessibility for everyone in the house. Yes, even the little ones. You can take this cake stand outdoors and not worry about the lid shattering.
When you're not busy showing off your cake, you can display other baked goods such as donuts. With Amazon prime's two-day delivery, you will get this just in time for any dessert you make on Father's Day.
Best for Springtime
2. Twine Yellow Melamine Cake Stand, Cupcake Stand, Home Decor, Food Service, Dessert Accessory, Yellow, Set of 1
This twine yellow dessert stand is a best seller. The beautiful yellow color will add appeal to any cake that you put on it. It will also make your cake stand out from the rest at a housewarming or get-together. This dessert stand is super easy to assemble and clean just in case you get any frosting on it. The melamine material can endure mild heat, water, and weight, so you will get a cake stand that will last you for years.
If you have an eclectic taste in home decor, you can use this cake stand as a candle holder and place it in your living room when you're not baking desserts.
Best for Parties
These cake pedestals are perfect for tiered cakes accompanied by matching cupcakes. Your guests' eyes will light up when they walk into the room and see this dessert serveware in the dining room. I love that the gold accentuates your cake and makes it look super fancy. These may look super elegant and difficult to care for, however, they are easy to clean.
These metal cake stands are perfect for a birthday party! A great thing about these stands is that they are multifunctional. If your baking goes beyond cakes, these cake tier stands are perfect for cookies, pastries, appetizers, and more.
Best for All Occasions
Ready-to-go store pickup cakes are nice, but there's nothing quite like a homemade cake. Show off your desserts and baked goods with style with this six-inch Mosser Glass cake plate. The clean white color of this handmade cake stand allows your cake to be the star of the show. If you run or own a cake business, this would be the perfect prop to help display your cakes so you can take non-distracting photos of your work.
Best for Easter (and Carrot Cakes)
Not only will everyone be complimenting how delicious your cake is, but they will also fall in love with this adorable serving stand. This stand is multi-functional, so you can use this stand as a cupcake stand, wedding cake stand, or a simple dessert stand. It is only right that you display carrot cake at least once on this adorable bunny cake stand.
This cake stand comes in an 8-inch size which is perfect to use as a serving plate for your own slice of cake. It is also available in a 12-inch size if you are serving others. Even though it is very detailed, this ceramic stand is easy to clean.
Best for Farmhouse Kitchens
6. Timber Tree 10 inch Wood Cake Stand for Dessert Table - Round Rustic Cake Holder Tray Wooden Serving Platter Pedestal Centerpiece Decoration with Sturdy Hinged Metal Legs for Wedding Cakes
This trending serving tray is perfect for a 3-tier cake at an outdoor wedding or a charcuterie when you want to spend the night in. What I love most about this cake stand is that it serves many purposes. You can use this as home decor, a serving tray, or even a plant stand. There are so many ways to get creative with this unique cake stand. I would definitely prefer this as a gift over a gift card.
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This post was originally published on June 13, 2021.