Birthdays

Make your little one's big day a big hit with these festive cake and party treat recipes.

6 Easy but Meaningful Birthday Rituals Kids Will Treasure

These little birthday rituals are sure to become warm-and-fuzzy memories for your kids down the road.

5 Easy-To-Make Birthday Cakes

Here's a revolutionary idea: birthday cakes that look fantastic and are a cinch to make! All you need are a basic cake or a few quarts of ice cream, some candies and cookies, maybe a plastic figurine or two. The result? A cake worthy of your little princess or prince.

Cat Birthday Cake

This cake is the cat's meow! Watch out video to bake the purr-fect cake.

How to Make a Dinosaur-Egg Cake

If your child loves T-Rex and Stegosaurus, get prehistoric with a dinosaur-egg shaped cake.

Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

See how to turn store-bought ice cream sandwiches into one impressive (and easy!) dessert.

How to Make a Candy Cake

To make this mosaic-inspired candy cake, arrange assorted monochromatic candy over the top and sides of a round, frosted cake (store-bought works!), and add a candy number on top.

5 Easy-To-Make Birthday Cakes

Here's a revolutionary idea: birthday cakes that look fantastic and are a cinch to make! All you need are a basic cake or a few quarts of ice cream, some candies and cookies, maybe a plastic figurine or two. The result? A cake worthy of your little princess or prince.

Mad Scientist Birthday Cake

Do you have a mad scientist on your hands? Our Mad Scientist Birthday Cake is the perfect birthday party experiment.

How to Make a Galaxy Cake

To make this fun galaxy cake, cover a chocolate-frosted cake (store-bought works!) with chocolate cookie crumbs, top with fondant starburst shapes and candies, and sprinkle with silver sanding sugar.

Olympic Birthday Cake

Let the games begin! Win big with our Olympic Birthday Cake.

How to Make a Pixel Cake

To make this cute pixel cake, cut licorice into scant pieces and arrange using a cross-stitch pattern on a square, frosted cake (store-bought works!). Get the pattern template at familyfunmag.com/pixelcake.

Caterpillar Crawl Birthday Cake

Who can resist a caterpillar? Our Caterpillar Crawl Birthday Cake video shows you how to create a sweet birthday treat.

Modern Art Cake

Now is the time to bring the traditional birthday cake into modern times with this Jackson Pollock-inspired treat. The crazier, the better, so let your little artist go to town.

How to Make a Pretzel Cake

To make this pretty pretzel cake, shingle mini pretzel twists in alternating colors around a round, frosted cake (store-bought works!), and top with larger pretzels.

7 Gorgeously Glittery Unicorn Foods You Can Make at Home

It's the most magical food fad sweeping the internet: Unicorn treats! Try one of these fun, pretty ideas--and add some sparkle to your snacks.

Backwards Party Cake

Yppah Yadhtrib! Let your little ones have a little backwards fun by baking our Backwards Party Cake.

How to Make Pirate Cupcakes

These punky pirate cupcakes are edgy and easy to make.

Carousel Birthday Cake

Serve up a carousel at your next party. This carnival favorite gets a sweet update in our Carousel Birthday Cake video.

Winning Birthday Cake

Celebrating a board game lover's birthday? Our Winning Birthday Cake video shows you how to create an edible game board of your own.

Birthday Party Ideas: Star Candy Cake

Looking for a birthday cake idea? Your little one will be over the moon for this delicious star candy creation at his party.

Lotsa Lollies Cake

Does your child have the ultimate sweet tooth? Try our Lotsa Lollies Cake. This birthday surprise is definitely Lollipop Guild approved.

How to Make a Princess-Sneaker Cake

This sparkly sneaker cake is ideal for a princess-themed birthday party.

Birthday Party Ideas: 3 Quick Cake Toppers

Add a special touch to a homemade or store-bought birthday cake. These quick cake toppers are easy to make and sure to be a hit.

Hoop It Up Cake

Get into the action by making our Hoop It Up cake, perfect for your sports fanatic's next birthday bash.