Have you tried the latest cake craze yet? It’s all about the chocolate drip cake!
A drip cake is so versatile, fun and darn tempting that it’s easy to see why everyone loves them. The luxurious chocolate running down the sides of colorful buttercream is everything you want in a cake and (almost) too pretty to eat.
Today you will learn how easy it is to make these dreamy drip cakes. Once the buttercream is on and the chocolate is dripping down the sides you can choose fun edible decorations that’ll make your cake a true showstopper.
Choose from meringues, candy, sprinkles or even cake pops to enhance the design of your cake. I’m telling ya, you won’t be able to resist these beautiful buttercream cakes covered in chocolate dripping oh-so luxuriously down the sides! Here’s 11 Dreamy Drip Cakes Almost Too Pretty To Eat!
Let’s Get Decorating!
1. Foolproof Funfetti Birthday Cake
Found from XO, Katie Rosario
Making this foolproof funfetti birthday cake is like celebrating your birthday anytime you want! This foolproof funfetti birthday cake is a fun and festive cake that instantly transports you back to your childhood. Learn how to make this Foolproof Funfetti Birthday Cake that’ll make you feel like it’s your birthday every day! Get the recipe at XO, Katie Rosario
2. Meringue Dream Cake
Found from Sweetapolita
This meringue cake is a pastel pillow dream! The multi-colored meringues are so cute with the different colors and shapes. The meringue is sprinkled throughout this cake from filling to decoration and it’s sitting on a rich chocolate glaze that drips perfectly over the edge!
3. Gravity Drip Cake
Found from Hobby Craft
This cake will surely impress your guests! This gravity-defying cake is outside the box and makes every baker look like a pro! With some engineering (one bamboo dowel) you’ll have an impressive drip cake full of bright colors and lots of sprinkles!
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4. DIY Dripping Chocolate Cake
Found from The Cake Blog
This drip cake is a chocolate lovers dream! The rich chocolate ganache makes you want to drool and the chocolate decorations complete this cake. Start with a creamy peanut butter frosting that is dripping in chocolate ganache and you have an instant fan favorite!
5. Sprinkle Drip Cake
Found from Sweetness and Bite
This two tier cake has several popular techniques on it. The bottom tier covered in sprinkles, the watercolor top tier and the bright blue chocolate drip running down the sides. The colors go perfectly together and really create a fun cake that will please everyone!
6. Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cakes
Found from Sugar Hero
Moist chocolate cake frosted in fresh strawberry buttercream then covered drippy chocolate ganache, and a gorgeous chocolate-dipped strawberry on top makes these a truly romantic dessert. These mini cakes are perfect for a gift that feeds two people!
7. Melted Rainbow Cake
Found from TBSP
Doesn’t this cake looked like it has a box of crayons melted on top of it! This cake is a true showstopper that is sprinkled with specks of rainbow colors and is literally dripping with a rainbow of colored ganache.
8. Ice Cream Cone Drip Cake
Found from Craftsy
I can’t get enough of this drool-worthy cake because it looks just like a melting ice cream cone! What I love most about drip cakes is how versatile they are from. It’s so easy to create a beautiful cake with this basic drip recipe!
9. Cake Pop Drip Cake
Found from Rosie’s Dessert Spot
These cake pop drip cake will make all the kids big and small drooling. This cake is so fun because of the bright colors, sprinkles and the fact that there are cake pops on top! So if you can’t decide between having cake or cake pops just put them together in this delicious drip cake!
10. Watercolor Buttercream Drip Cake
Found from Sugar and Sparrow
The cake combines my two favorite trends right now, chocolate drip and watercolor buttercream. The watercolor buttercream is simply beautiful and so organic and free looking. And the chocolate drip makes it drool worthy! This is a must see tutorial!
11. Heart of Gold Heart Cake
Found from Sugar Greek Show
This heart of gold drip cake is simply beautiful. Start with creating a yummy salted caramel filling, decadent chocolate cake, and delicious ganache all topped by a dazzling drizzle of gold. This beginner level tutorial is easy for anyone to make and is super impressive!
Chocolate Guinness Stout Cake
Found from XO, Katie Rosario
This Chocolate Guinness cake is rich and decadent especially with a smooth ganache drip running down the sides of the cake! Guinness is a dark rich beer that lends itself to pair perfectly with chocolate. The sweetness of the chocolate compliments the bitter notes of the Guinness beer. Guinness is used in the cake and the frosting so you know it’ll taste delicious! Get the recipe at XO, Katie Rosario
These dreamy drip cakes will be a big hit. What’s amazing about these drool-worthing cakes is how easy they are to make. Truly anyone can make an impressive drip cake no matter their skill level! Which drip cake is your favorite? Let me know in the comments below!
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