10 Cake Stands That’ll Brilliantly Show Off Your Next Great Bake

published Apr 14, 2023
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When it comes to baking, there are two aspects that take precedence: taste and presentation. Now, while I think we can all agree flavor is the more important of the two, there’s something to be said about a sweet treat that looks as good as it tastes — and there’s a lot that goes into baking presentation, from simple things like glazes and frosting to more intricate decorating techniques like delicate piping and fondant application. But perhaps the easiest way to dress up these delicacies is with a gorgeous cake stand. Don’t let the name fool you — cake stands are a great way to display more than just your favorite Bundt. From your favorites pies to even savory bites, a cake stand is a must for any baker who likes to throw on their hostess cap from time to time. Below, we rounded up 10 cake stands that’ll brilliantly show off your next great bake.

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How stunning are these cake stands? Complete with a dome, the Ramona cake stand is made from mouth-blown soda-lime glass in a host of crystalline hues that sure to make your bakes stand out on your next tablescape.

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If a gold cake stand is on your shopping list, head to Anthropologie to pick up this Connected Goods pick. Available in two sizes, this imported find is handmade from warm antiqued brass — meaning each one is unique.

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Pottery Barn
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How gorgeous is this wooden cake stand from Pottery Barn? The perfect way to add some rustic charm to your counter, this stand is handcrafted from mango and acacia woods and currently $19 off!

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Williams Sonoma

For the ultimate two-in-one, pick up this Williams Sonoma find. This glass cake stand doubles as a punch bowl, making it a party must-have everyone should have on hand.

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A clean, simple white cake stand never goes out of style. This porcelain pick is chip-resistant, wide, and weighted, so you can be sure you're getting a quality piece with this stand.

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Add some moodiness to your display with this black cake stand from H&M Home. Made of glazed stoneware, it actually skews a bit gray for a stand with some dimension.

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Pottery Barn

Got marble on your mind? Head to Pottery Barn to pick up this gorgeous stand. Handcrafted in India, this marble cake stand features a simple design that highlights the beauty of the durable stone. Bonus: Marble's natural cooling properties will help make sure your bakes stay cool so your accents don't melt!

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A fan and KT-staff favorite, the Mosser colored glass cake stand is truly a sight to see. Available in a host of gorgeous hues and sizes, this vintage-inspired stand is sure to make a statement in your space.

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Looking for the ultimate rotating cake stand? Your search is over. With a spinning marble surface, walnut base, and matching dome, it's hard to top this Food52 find.

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West Elm

Inspired by Parisian flea market finds, the Jupiter beaded cake stand is one that's sure to become a treasured heirloom. Available in three colors and two sizes, Fortessa knocked it out of the park with this stand.