3 Creative Birthday Cake Ideas

Oh sweet, sweet birthday cake! Are you looking for some fresh ideas to try at the next party? Maybe one of these three cake ideas will get your creative baking juices flowing. They are all gorgeous and tasty! Enjoy 🙂

Banana Split Birthday Cake – this decadent cake comes from alanabread, and don’t worry the “ice cream” won’t melt… they are actually butter cream balls! This is definitely a cake worthy of a special birthday. Her recipe even comes with a helpful step by step illustration of how to construct the cake!

Banana Split Birthday Cake – Recipe & Photo from alana bread.

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Doughnut Birthday Cake – How whimsical and simple? You can save time by using pre-made donuts, or if you are feeling adventurous why not make your own (here is a recipe we like). This birthday confection is perfect for the doughnut-lover in your life.

Doughnut Birthday Cake – Image & Recipe by Best Friends for Frosting.

Homemade Cake Batter Truffle Mini Cakes – Cake batter anything is amazing… and in truffle form cake batter may be even better. This arrangement of truffles is great for events where you don’t feel like cutting a traditional cake, and let’s guests control their portions. These sweet truffles would be great for a wedding or bridal shower too!

Cake Batter Truffle Mini Birthday Cakes – image & recipe by Club Chica Circle.

Which is your favorite take on the traditional birthday cake?

DIY: Decorate Balloon Cupcakes

Looking for a fun and cute way to decorate cupcakes for your next party? Try this idea from Disney’s Family Fun site!

What you’ll need:

  • Cupcakes
  • Frosting (different colors, or use safe food coloring)
  • Curling ribbon or cloth ribbons

Directions:

  1. Frost the cupcakes in different colors such as green, red, blue, yellow, pink, or orange and arrange the cupcakes on a large platter or table.
  2. Tape a length of ribbon to the bottom of each cupcake.
  3. Tie all the ribbons together and curl the ends. Admire your adorable balloon cupcakes

To see the original tutorial click here!

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