Birthday Cake

Blowing out the candles on the cake is all the more fun when you use our great birthday cake recipes that really rise to the occasion. Whether you prefer to start with a cake mix or bake from scratch, we have the perfect recipe to make the occasion extra special.

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Basic Cake Pops

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Carousel Cake

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

Classic Vanilla Cake

Better Homes and Gardens

Rich Ginger Sheet Cake

Family Circle

Fresh ginger imparts a piquant taste to the rich yellow cake. The honey and cream cheese frosting is the crowning touch.

Scrapbook Cake

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If you love to scrapbook, you'll love decorating this cake. Use a variety of candies to make it yours. Then serve it at a scrapbooking party or birthday celebration.

Number One Cake

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Whether your child is turning one or came in first place at the spelling bee, this cake is a fun way to celebrate.

Modern Art Cake

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Here's an easy cake to make and decorate. It's modern art; the colored frosting can be in any design you want. Let the kids join in the fun for this dessert.

Sweet Express Train Cake

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Does your child love trains? Then they'll love this sweet cake. The train cars are filled with candy!

Robot Cake

Better Homes and Gardens

Granny Cake

Better Homes and Gardens

Also known as hummingbird cake, this old-fashioned dessert made with bananas, pineapple, and pecans make this a moist, crunchy birthday cake favorite.

Star-Bright Moon Cake

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A cake mix makes the moon and refrigerated sugar cookie dough makes the stars for this sweet dessert.

Super Heroes to the Rescue Cakes

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 20 mins

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.

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.

Inchworm Cupcakes

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

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