Birthday Cake

If you're getting ready for a special birthday celebration, these recipes will help mark the occasion. From birthday cakes to fillings to frostings, these recipes will show how much you care.

Cream Caramel Cake

Better Homes and Gardens

You choose how to flavor the frosting for this rich three-layer dessert.

White Cake

Better Homes and Gardens

Tastier than a boxed cake mix, this moist snow-white cake recipe is quick and easy. Stir coconut into the batter for a version that's even more flavorful.

Vanilla-Fudge Marble Cake

Better Homes and Gardens

A chocolate layer is surrounded by a vanilla layer in this fudge-flavored cake recipe. Dress it up with a generous drizzle of chocolate icing for a special birthday cake or dessert.

Pineapple Chiffon Cake

Better Homes and Gardens

Richer than angel food cake, chiffon cake is just as airy and light and makes such a pretty dessert.

German Chocolate Cake

Better Homes and Gardens

This chocolate cake with coconut-pean topping deserves special attention. Cakes require accurate oven temperatures to bake to perfection. Check oven temperatures occasionally. In too-hot ovens, cakes may develop tunnels and cracks. Too-cool oven cause cakes to become coarse.

Inchworm Cupcakes

Parents

Line up decorated cupcakes to form this worm dessert. Candy makes the face for the worm.

Ball Cake

Parents

Make this basketball cake and score points with the sports fans and athletes in your family.

Wheely Delicious Cake

Parents

A crispy marshmallow and cereal treat makes the Ferris wheel for this fun dessert. Candy makes it colorful.

Sunflower Cake

Better Homes and Gardens

It's all about the decorating in this pretty-as-a-picture cake that starts with a yellow cake mix. A party favorite for kids and adults.

Peanut-Butter Monkey Cake

Better Homes and Gardens

A chocolate cake mix and a little imagination delivers a monkey-shape cake that is a birthday cake delight.

Super Heroes to the Rescue Cakes

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 20 mins

Carousel Cake

Parents

Decorate animal cookies then place them on candy sticks so they can ride the carousel on top of this colorful party cake.

Campfire Cake

Better Homes and Gardens

Young campers get a kick out of eating this miniature campsite. It's a fun dessert that starts with a chocolate cake mix.

Basic Cake Pops

Parents

Winning Cake

Parents

Desert Oasis Cake

Parents

For a dessert with a mini history lesson, make these pyramid cakes for a child's party, and then read the guests a story about the great pyramids.

Tic-Tac-Toe Cake

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 25 mins
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