Everyone loves a good book. Everyone loves a good birthday cake too. However, a select few know how to take the best of both worlds and make something magical out of them. Feast your eyes upon these book-inspired cake designs!
This sleek design by Oakleaf Cakes beautifully depicts our favorite wizarding school. I especially love the fact that the sky fades from day to night--stars included!
Silver Spoon Cake’s pays tribute to one of the world’s most beloved characters.
Speaking of beloved characters, Imaginarium Cakes has provided us with 15 of them! On a side note, after seeing the film I don't think I'll ever be able to look at Bombur's face again without thinking "barrel roll". Anyone else?
My reaction to this design by Disney Cakes and Sweets was probably something like Lucy’s when she first walked through the wardrobe.
A true classic, reinvented and artistically portrayed by Sweet Indulgence. My childhood lies in every layer.
Another childhood classic brought to life! Cake Lava does an incredible job of recreating the world of Harold and his purple crayon.
One cake to rule them all, as featured on Fantasy Homeland.
Little Women, the source of this memorable quote: “I've got the key to my castle in the air, but whether I can unlock the door remains to be seen.” Inspired by the long-cherished novel, this cake design is featured on Flavor Wire.
“What are men compared to chocolate and vanilla?” Or is it rocks and mountains? Either way. Cake design by Sprinkle Babes.
Including “The Outliers”, this wedding cake--yes, wedding cake--highlights all your non-fiction favorites. Brought to you by Kasal.com.
Shakespeare never looked so good. Apparently, this incredible design was entered in the 2009 “Books to Eat” competition in Shanghai. Cool, huh?
Not sure what’s edible here what isn’t. All I know is PLEASE can I have one? A brilliant creation by Rosebud Cakes.
I don’t know about you, but that caterpillar isn’t the only one who’s very hungry right now.
Yes, this is a cake, and an adorably terrifying one at that. Check out Charm City Cakes West for this and more incredible cake designs.
Pagebook Media has assembled quite the list of book-inspired cakes as well, this being the most impressive of them all (on our humble opinion). A truly magical creation!
Whether you're on Team Edward or Team Jacob, this cake design by And Everything Sweet will appeal to all Twilight fans.
Whoever “Olivia” is, I’d trade places with her in a second for a cake like this. Pick me! I volunteer as tribute! This cake was featured on Cake Central.
Complete with a personalized note, this cake was clearly a labor of love. Well, it was created for a wedding shower, after all. Thank you, Cake Central, once again!
There are wedding cakes, and then there are groom cakes, specifically. This groom cake, for example, features titles like Moby Dick and 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea to make for one awesome Sea Monsters In Literature cake! Click here for this and other designs.
From Green Eggs and Ham to How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Fancy that Cake brings to us one of the most... well, we won’t try to describe it. Only Dr. Seuss himself could ever have the words.
There’s a reason we saved this cake (by South Hill Designs) for last! If there’s any character whose inspired the creative chef in us, it’s Willy Wonka. This design is the result pure imagination.
For more book-inspired cake designs, see BuzzFeed's List of 24 Incredible Cakes Inspired by Books or FlavorWire's 30 Gorgeous and Delicious Literary Cakes.