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45 amazingly creative cakes

With the return of the Great British Bake-Off to our screens, we're celebrating our love of all things iced by trying to whip up a cake this weekend. But no matter how talented you are with a wooden spoon, even the most expert patisserie chef needs some inspiration in the kitchen now and then. So we've collected photos of some of the weirdest, wackiest and most beautiful cakes ever made, and compiled a cake hall of fame to inspire your very own bake-off entry. Call it 'cake-spiration' if you will...

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