Elaborate birthday cakes shouldn't be the preserve of the very young — adults deserve a sweet centrepiece on their special day, too! Take inspiration from the hottest cake-decorating trends, including drip, ombré, and rainbow, or go for unusual finishes like gold, rose gold, and even black. We've found something for everyone, from chocolate-lovers to fashion fans, plus sophisticated versions of childhood favourites, like unicorns, superheroes, and mermaids. Browse our picks here, then take a look at what the UK looks like in cake form. Prepare to salivate.
These Stunning Designs Prove Fun Birthday Cakes Aren't Just For Kids