By InStyle Staff
Mar 11, 2015 @ 1:28 pm

The following is an excerpt from the post, "How to Build Your Own Checkerboard Cake," which originally appeared on PureWow. To read the full article, visit

When it comes to cake decorating, we take the simple approach. But when we're talking about what's inside, that's where things get interesting. Take a look at this video to see how we take two vanilla cake layers and two chocolate cake layers and turn them into one decadent confection.

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