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. 
Image courtesy of @hometownsweetsandtreats
Image courtesy of @hometownsweetsandtreats

For your trendy tot, this succulent smash cake is as “hip” as it is sweet. 

Image courtesy of Monica Vinson, @mymonicakes
Image courtesy of Monica Vinson, @mymonicakes

Bee Smash Cake

If your little one is Queen Bee, this cake will surely create a lot of buzz at her birthday party

Image courtesy of Sons of Cakery, @sonsofcakery_lv
Image courtesy of Sons of Cakery, @sonsofcakery_lv

Pineapple Smash Cake

If you don’t think your baby will enjoy cake, disguise it as a fruit! We're obsessed with this adorable pineapple confection. 

Image courtesy of Dee Camarena, @camarenacakepops
Image courtesy of Dee Camarena, @camarenacakepops

Winnie the Pooh Smash Cake

This literary cake is literally too cute to handle. Adding your baby’s favorite characters to their cake is always a surefire way to please a crowd. 

 

Image courtesy of Seatown Sweets Bakery, @seatownsweets
Image courtesy of Seatown Sweets Bakery, @seatownsweets

Ice Cream Smash Cake

It’s your child’s first taste of sugar, so why not go all in on the sweets? Adding ice cream (real or decorative) takes this smash cake to the next level.

Image courtesy of Kim Hewitt, @sparklecitycakebykim
Image courtesy of Kim Hewitt, @sparklecitycakebykim

Mustache Smash Cake

This clever smash cake looks to the distant future (your little man’s first shave) and the immediate future (the inevitable frosting mustache)!

Image Courtesy of Chelsey White, @chelsweets
Image Courtesy of Chelsey White, @chelsweets

Monster Smash Cake

This cake is perfect for the little monster in your life. The eye-catching textured frosting adds sensory fun at any birthday party

Image Courtesy of @charmingcakes_bycharis
Image Courtesy of @charmingcakes_bycharis

Giant Cupcake Smash Cake

Why bake a tiny smash cake when you can serve a giant cupcake instead? The delicate details on this cupcake make it perfect for any birthday princess.

Image Courtesy of Monica Vinson, @mymonicakes
Image Courtesy of Monica Vinson, @mymonicakes

Uno Smash Cake

This Uno smash cake is a great reminder that birthday parties should be fun and games! Whether you serve this as a baby or adult smash cake, expect faces full of frosting and mouths full of giggles. And don't stress about the cleanup involved—the sweet memories are worth the mess. 

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