Layer cakes frosted on the top, sides left un-iced, with an array of over-the-top toppings from flowers to berries, traditional naked cakes can be terrifically time consuming. So we decided to create a super-quick version.
These gorgeous little No-Bake Naked cakes are made from plain cake doughnuts and a little frosting. Check out how easy it is to hack today’s hottest dessert trend:
Get the Tools
A few helpful gadgets and accessories to make this recipe even sweeter.
Sweet Creations 11-Piece Treat Decorating Kit. Whether you simply want a perfect icing spatula, or plan to decorate like a pro, this kit has everything you need to frost your no-bake cakes in style.
Fine Mesh Strainer. Sift powdered sugar onto your naked cakes with this 2.5″ sieve.
Scallop Cake Board. Display your cakes on a bakery-style board. A beautiful way to share your creations.
Round Lace Doilies.Another creative display option. Share individual cakes on small plates, lined with these lacy paper doilies.
More No-Bake Treats
A few other favorite recipes we think you’ll love.
- No Bake Chocolate Peanut-Butter Pretzel Bars
- No-Bake Butterscotch Cookies
- No-Bake Watermelon Cupcakes
- Donut Ice Cream Burgers
No-Bake Naked Cakes
The gorgeous little No-Bake Naked cakes are made from plain cake doughnuts and a little frosting!
- 6-10 Doughnuts (2 Doughnuts per "cake")
- Whipped Frosting
- Fresh Fruit (blackberries and strawberries)
- Powdered Sugar (optional)
On a plate, lay out a layer of doughnuts. Frost the top of the doughnuts lightly with a layer of whipped Frosting. Once you have added a layer of frosting, top each doughnut with another doughnut. Frost this top doughnut and you have instantly made a cake! Top each cake with fresh fruit and if desired dust with a layer of powdered sugar!