For the uninitiated, a “smash cake” is a cake that has been made for the express purpose of being destroyed, typically by a little tyke celebrating their first birthday. Admittedly, it’s a concept that probably doesn’t make much sense outside of parenting circles.
To inspire those who want to join the cake-smashing tradition, here’s my shortlist of the 25 most beautiful smash cakes. While most of these mini cakes probably didn’t end up smeared across the face of a one year old, they are all sure to inspire you.
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