Wondering what kind of birthday recipes to make for an office party or for the kids? From chocolate birthday cake to fun little nibbles to special occasion treats, these easy birthday recipes adapt to just about any event.

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Alligators and Turtles Bread

Fleischmann's Yeast, Argo, Karo

Get baking success every time with recipes like the following, from Fleischmann's Yeast.

Total: 1 hr 35 mins

Dirt Pudding

Fleischmann's Yeast, Argo, Karo

We hope you enjoy this delicious recipe from Argo, a provider of trusted products and a producer of trusted results.

Total: 2 hrs 18 mins

Monkey Around


Classic Carrot Cake with Fluffy Cream Cheese Frosting

Food & Wine

Carrot cake, that 1970s favorite, has a new audience at luxe restaurants like Manhattan's Le Bernardin. At the Urban Farmer in Portland, Oregon, pastry chef Jodi Elliot prepares the ultimate version: moist and not too sweet.

Total: 3 hrs 30 mins

Goin' Fishin' Cupcakes

Betty Crocker

These cute-as-a-button cupcakes are sure to put a smile on your son's or daughter's (or husband's or niece's) face!

Total: 2 hrs 31 mins

Moist Lemon Cake

Family Circle

This layer cake gets its citrus flavor from fresh lemon peel and juice. Don't wait for a party to serve this luscious recipe.

Almond Flower Cake

Ladies' Home Journal

Tasty almond cake with milk-chocolate icing makes a truly divine dessert. Decorate with sliced almonds for extra flair.

Total: 1 min

Fire Truck Cake

Better Homes and Gardens

For a fast party dessert for kids, purchase, cut, and decorate pound cakes to make this birthday cake.

Total: 45 mins

Chocolate Birthday Cookies

Taste of the South
Total: 4 hrs 2 mins

Vanilla Sour Cream Frosting

Better Homes and Gardens

Angel Food Cake

Fine Cooking Magazine

Sugared berries are a lovely topping for this most ethereal of cakes. Amounts for flour and confectioners' sugar are listed by weight (ounces) and by volume (cups); use either measurement.

Birdhouse Cake


Pink Pelican


Princess Castle Cake

Betty Crocker

Surprise and delight a princess with a storybook cake! The baking pan and simple candies are the secrets.

Total: 2 hrs 35 mins

Piano Cake

Betty Crocker

White and dark chocolate bars are "key" to decorating this piano cake baked from an easy mix.

Total: 3 hrs 30 mins

Mermaid Cake

Betty Crocker

Fruit Roll-Ups® snack rolls take the cake for creating our must-try mermaid and delicious cake.

Total: 2 hrs 20 mins
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