Brides are now having their wedding cakes look like gemstones. And, we can't look away.

The latest trend for wedding cakes is the geode cake: a cake that looks like it has a piece of what looks like geode rock—like those big slabs of amethyst—baked right into it using bits of rock candy.

I used to make mud pies in my back yard with rocks in them all the time when I was a kid. Apparently I was ahead of my time; I should totally have been a baker.

Then again, maybe not. My mud-and-rock creations didn’t look anywhere as amazing as these beautiful cakes.

The trend lets brides bring more colour into their weddings in new and unique ways.

I seriously doubt you’re going to see this exact cake more than once.

And they just get more and more elaborate.

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The level of detail cake makers are putting into the geodes is amazing.

Yep, you can eat that. But you almost don’t want to, it’s too pretty.

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And all customisable.

You can do a more subtle feature…

Or go all out. It’s entirely up to you and your baker.

Purple Geode Cake 360 degree ????

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Who wouldn’t want a slice of this!?

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Even if you’re not getting married, the geode cake is the pretty stunning way to celebrate anything. I’m thinking about getting one to celebrate having got through another Monday.