These Succulent Cakes Are Almost Too Pretty To Eat

...almost.

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While most people likely wouldn't consider succulents an appealing thing to eat for dessert, the newest cake trend sweeping social media might just change your mind.

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As multiple sources report, bakers have recently started piping tiny succulents and cacti on their cakes instead of the more traditional floral icing fare — and the results are nothing short of stunning. Featuring a gorgeous palette of colors that would be right at home in the desert (or, in this case, the dessert), succulent cakes (aka, terrarium cakes) are almost too pretty to eat.

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Even if you've killed every houseplant you've ever brought into your home, this trend allows you to enjoy the beauty of a terrarium in its prime without actually having to do any of the work. Talk about having your cake and eating it, too!

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They also come in all shapes and sizes, from cupcakes to wedding cakes.

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Who needs a green thumb when you can just have a frosting-covered one?

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