Here is Part II of the cakes I selected from Food on Friday to show you. If you go either to the original post or to this Pinboard you will see many more inspirational cakes.
Ho Ho Layer Cake by Tastes of Lizzy T
Orange Buttermilk Cake by The Daring Gourmet
Mini Vanilla Bean Ruffle Cakes by Confessions of a Bright-eyed Baker
Berry Mousse Chocolate Cake by Flavz Corner
Fig, Walnut & Rosemary Upside Down Cake by Eat Laugh Love
Purple Ombre Cake by Beantown Baker
New York Style Cheesecake by Jenn's Random Scraps