Birthday Cakes

Delicious ideas for easy-to-make birthday cakes that will be a smash hit at your next party. Our tested recipes guarantee success. Plus: Be inspired with themes for every child from Barbie to circus to puppies and so much more.

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Mom 'Shocked' After Toddler's Cake Says 'Happy Birthday Loser': 'I Couldn't Stop Laughing'

Melin Jones says she asked a Walmart employee to include her daughter's nickname on the birthday cake, but "loser" wound up in icing instead.

Creative Birthday Cakes

Wow your party animals with one of these crazy cool cakes! 

Amazing Birthday Cakes: Video How-To

Forget shelling out for a designer cake. You can create an impressive cake at home with our step-by-step instructions for a pirate ship, a basketball, a dollhouse, and more.

10 Smash Cakes to Rock Your Instagram Feed

Smash cakes are the hottest trend in baby birthdays. Photos of the messy memories, taken by mothers and professional photographers alike, have swept across Instagram lately. Check out our list of top smash cake ideas for your child—because while we that know your baby will be the star of your photos, the cake is, well, the icing on the cake. 

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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.