10 Mesmerizing Instagram Cake Videos to Chill You Out (and Make You Hungry)

Mar 25, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. ET
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Confession: I'm obsessed with watching Instagram videos every night before I go to sleep. Specifically, I find myself watching cake-decorating tutorials. There's something so soothing about watching a plain cake come to life with color and decoration. Is that weird? With each slap of the offset spatula, each drop of color stirred into the frosting, I find myself being lulled into relaxation.

Whether cakes are being spun and frosted in rainbow colors or drizzled with oozing icing, watching them be decorated definitely makes my dreams a little sweeter — here's hoping they'll do the same for you.

1. On fire

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I could watch this toasted marshmallow cake get the blowtorch treatment all day.

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2. Rainbow swirl

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Watching this cake go from plain white to rainbow-hued is so calming.

3. Red, white and blue

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I feel more patriotic every time I watch this red, white and blue cake getting decorated.

4. Coconut dreams

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This cake shows how something totally ordinary (coconut chips) can become extraordinary.

5. Pink paradise

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Pretty pink frosting covers a chocolate cake in this decorating video that I can watch on repeat until sleep.

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6. Rainbow Funfetti Krispies cake

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How can I not fall asleep with a smile now that I know Funfetti rainbow Rice Krispies treat cake exists?

7. Inside-out rainbow frosting cake

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This cake looks plain on the outside, but slice into it and you spot the rainbow.

8. Hamburger macarons

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It soothes my soul to know that someone is talented enough to make macarons that look like little hamburgers.

9. Ombré rosettes

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There's something deeply satisfying about watching the piping of these rosettes.

10. Golden splendor

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Watching gold be brushed onto this cake makes my spine tingle with joy (because all cake deserves this royal treatment).

It can't be just me — these videos are hypnotic, right? Now excuse me while I go to the store to get some Funfetti cake mix...

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