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People Are Going Absolutely Batshit For These Stunning Cakes

The cakes at this Scottish tea room are almost too pretty to eat. Almost.

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Check out this gorgeous mirror-finish cake, which features fresh figs and delectable blackberries.

Holly Duncan

You'd be forgiven for thinking it was a Bake Off showstopper, but it's just a standard cake at Tea Jenny's, a tea room in Falkirk near Glasgow.

Here's another one of their creations: an elaborately decorated coconut and yuzu sponge.

Holly Duncan

Yuzu is a relatively rare citrus fruit originating in East Asia, which looks like a tangerine but tastes like a more floral lime. It's very fancy, in other words.

The cakes are the work of owner Jenny Duncan and her baker colleague Bryan McKay.

Holly Duncan

Both Duncan and McKay are completely self-taught bakers and cake decorators. This is their playful Jammie Dodger and doughnut cake. It's a true work of art.

All the cakes are available to buy by the slice.

Holly Duncan

So if you want to buy a piece of this elaborate lime, coconut, and mango cake, you can. Although it would be a shame to cut into it. It's so pretty.

One of their most popular cakes is this salted caramel and pretzel tower, studded with toffee popcorn.

And their lush Nutella cake flies off the shelves too.

Holly Duncan

It's glazed with Nutella, features a Nutella buttercream icing, and has gilded Ferrero Rocher and Kinder Bueno chocolates tumbling out of it. Wow.

In fact, they use sweets in a lot of their cakes.

Holly Duncan

McKay told BuzzFeed: "We like to strike a balance between the more 'glamorous' cakes, and fun varieties like this lollipop rainbow design. Children really respond well to cakes that feature retro sweets, and so do adults!"

Don't you just want to dive right in?

Holly Duncan

A slice of this white chocolate strawberry cake would be a little bit of heaven on a warm summer's day. Or even a cold winter's one.

The photos are all taken by Duncan's daughter Holly.

Holly Duncan

Because if you spend ages baking and decorating a beautiful cake like this nectarine sponge, you definitely want to record it for posterity.

......and fluffy, cream-filled meringues as well.

Holly Duncan

McKay told BuzzFeed: "The slices of cake are large, so some people just opt for a cup of tea and a meringue. Our empire biscuits are really popular too."

But mostly, people come to gaze in awe at the cakes.

Holly Duncan

This ginger, honeycomb, and fig cake should probably be in an art gallery. It would also make a truly spectacular Royal Ascot hat.

Tea Jenny's and its sister tea room Wee Jenny's are open from 9:00 - 16:00 Mon-Fri, 9.00am - 5pm on Saturdays, and 10am - 4pm on Sundays.

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