When a sweet tooth strikes, nothing’s guaranteed to get more smiles than a sugary, cold, dripping dolce made out of their favorite flavors. From fancy to freestyle, these 10 cakes will make you want to re-name your kitchen the Sugar Shack. Read on for inspiration, but find your keys first—you’ll be racing to the grocery to stock up on supplies as soon as you’re through. Don’t say we didn’t warn you.

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Skinny Rainbow Cake

Forgoing the real stuff for a mixture of cream cheese, Cool Whip, fruit, and milk, this ice cream cake is light on fat and heavy on fun. Using gel food icing and plenty of color coded fruit, the bright layers are separated by Cool Whip. Get all the details on making your own of these beauties at Life, Love, and Sugar.


Do you have a favorite ice cream cake that you whip up when the temperature rises? Tell us in the comments section below!

—Shelley Massey