We are obsessed with cakes at Brides HQ. How could we not be?

Photography by Tina Rupp

And Gesine Bullock-Prado's wonderful concoctions take our passion for bakes to a whole new level...

Bake It Like You Mean It, out now, is a testament not only to the power of cake but also the importance of design, imagination and skill.

Featured in the July/August 2013 issue of Brides, we couldn't resist but find out how these wonderful cakes come into being, so we've gathered the recipes for you here!

Put on your cooking apron, turn on the oven and get baking...

- The Lovers, the Dreamers and You cake

- Wild blueberry and guanabana Bavarian cream later cake

- Mini berry ladyfinger tart

- Jam-filled Krapfen

- Love is Patient Puzzle Cake

- Becasue You've Mine Cake

Bake It Like You Mean It, Published by Stewart Tabori & Chang, Photography by Tina Rupp, £18.99; www.amazon.co.uk