10 Creative Birthday Cakes
Gimme Some Candy
Sometimes more is more. This mod, mosaic-inspired cake gets its look from monochromatic candy in lots of shapes and sizes. (This cake is best for older kids, as hard and chewy candies can be a choking hazard for kids under age 4.)
This lovable bear is perfect for a zoo-themed party.
Your child’s space-themed birthday is about to shoot out of this world!
Candy-coated pretzels make this cake taste just as good as it looks. No time to make your own? Order colored ones from ohnuts.com.
We used sliced licorice and a cross-stitch pattern to create the rainbow on this cute cake!
Fit for a Princess
Give your birthday girl the royal treatment by presenting her with a cushion-shaped cake adorned with gumdrop-and-fruit-twist tassels. After singing "Happy Birthday," you can even crown her with the tiara.
Tip your hat to the Wild West with this boot-shaped cake, complete with caramel candy straps and gumdrop designs you can customize with the birthday cowpoke's favorite colors.
Hoop It Up!
A domed cake will score big points with little sports fans. If there's no birthday on your family calendar this month, serve it up as a March Madness treat.
Our handsome horned creature, assembled from a cleverly cut sheet cake, has a flowing mane of colorful marshmallow twists (available at party stores).
This eye-popping party cake's only embellishment is colorful candies on a stick. You can use the extra pops to fill goodie bags.