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.See Popular Birthday Cake Recipes
Whether you make it from scratch or start with a mix, we've gathered our best birthday cake recipes into one unique collection
I've only been a mom for five years, but I've already run the gamut of possible birthday cakes. One year, my stepson said that he wanted a wedding cake, but a butterscotch one, so I bought three concentric round pans and made the weirdest-looking thing ever to hold a #10 candle. That was the same year I made marshmallow fondant so my daughter's cupcakes would look like Minnie Mouse.
After I met him, my husband told me, "I've got three kids and go to a lot of birthday parties. Let me tell you what the kids like: frosting. The cake?
These delicious and adorable cakes would all be wonderful for a first (or fiftieth!) birthday party.
You might not have to sing for your supper, but new research suggests that you really should sing for a better-tasting birthday cake. To be specific, scientists now think that singing "Happy Birthday" and blowing out candles creates a festive mood that actually makes the birthday cake taste better. Would we make this stuff up?
Lions and tigers, oh my! Create a jungle of decorating activities by making kids' favorite animals.
Marshmallows go from mundane to marvelous in beautiful cupcakes! They're conveniently prepared with cake mix and ready-to-spread frosting.
First birthday? Make a rubber-ducky cake with a foolproof cake mix and purchased frosting.
Candy treasures are hidden and bound to be found in ice cream cone look-alikes.
Surprise and delight a princess with a storybook cake! The baking pan and simple candies are the secrets.
White and dark chocolate bars are "key" to decorating this piano cake baked from an easy mix.
Fruit Roll-Ups® snack rolls take the cake for creating our must-try mermaid and delicious cake.
Satisfy your child's craving for make-believe with a cake that's as simple as building with blocks.
Inch your way into a fun celebration with an easy-to-make and fun-to-eat cake!
Do you know a train lover? Surprise them with a cake that's right on track.
Delight your princess with a magical cake that's made foolproof with an easy cake mix and purchased frosting.
A cake mix makes the moon and refrigerated sugar cookie dough makes the stars for this sweet dessert.