I was going to post a color version of this. It just didn’t work for me though. Largely I think because the intention of this shot was not “food photograph” per se, despite it being a photograph of food.
In this instance the image is more symbolic than purely representative. It implies a certain narrative apart from informing the viewer, “this is a yummy piece of cake.”
The intent here is much better aided by monochrome.
However, to satisfy the curious the color version is here: