4 Original Birthday Cake Ideas for Your Children

If your child has a birthday coming up, don't miss these 4 original birthday cake ideas. Surprise your child and guests with a cake design they'll be sure to love!
4 Original Birthday Cake Ideas for Your Children

Last update: 28 October, 2018

If you’re planning a party for your little one, these birthday cake ideas may be very helpful.

While it may seem somewhat silly, eating cake on your birthday is different than eating cake on any other day of the year. That’s why we see more and moms looking for original cake ideas for their child’s birthday party.

When it comes to cake, children always like a magical design – something really eye-catching and original. Adults are less willing to admit it, but we also appreciate the joy that a delicious and well-designed cake adds to our special day.

That’s why we’ve decided to bring together the best birthday cake ideas in this article. We’re sure they’ll help you find a recipe that will surprise and delight your child and all of your guests.

Don’t miss today’s tips, and be ready to take note!

4 original birthday cake ideas

1. Animal puzzle birthday cake

This is an idea that will undoubtedly fascinate the youngest of children – especially if they love cookies. This birthday cake is very easy to make. In fact, you can invite your little one to help you out, making things even more fun.

This birthday cake is made out of animal-shaped cookies. You’ll need to create four or five layers of cookies.

Of course, everything depends on how big you wish the cake to be. First, prepare the animal cookies and whatever filling you prefer. Then, roll out the dough and allow your child to use a cookie cutter to create animal shapes . Finally, bake the cookies.

Once the cookies are ready, now it’s time to create the puzzle. Lay out one layer of cookies in a cake pan or platter and then add a layer of filling. Continue this pattern until you’ve reached the desired height. Enjoy!

4 Original Birthday Cake Ideas for Your Children

2. Piñata cake

This is a spectacular idea for those with a sweet tooth. What’s more, it’s a surprise that children will be sure to love.

Although it may sound a bit complicated, this piñata cake is actually easy to create. You simply need to bake two cakes with whatever store-bought mix you like (and know how to make). Aim for both cakes to be the same shape and size.

When both cakes are ready, use a sharp knife to remove the top of both cakes. Be sure to cut as straight and level as possible. Now, without cutting too deep, use your knife to trace a circle around the interior of one of the cakes, leaving a border of about 2 or 3 inches.

Now, remove the cake’s interior and fill it with a handful of chocolates and other candies that you know your child likes. Then, carefully place the other cake over the hole, making sure the borders of both cakes line up.

Lastly, frost the cake with whatever frosting you choose. When the time comes to cut the cake, your child will be in for a great surprise .

“Birthdays are nature’s way of telling us to eat more cake”

3. Mini-cakes in cups or jars

If you aren’t expecting a long list of guests, this is the perfect cake option. This option is versatile enough to use for small children, complete with your choice of decoration, or for teens who are a bit more serious. These mini-cakes will be sure to attract attention if you make them with colorful cake mix.

All you need to do is make several thin cakes. Take the same mixture and use a bit of food coloring to dye separate portions. You can choose the colors of the rainbow, several shades of the same color, or whatever combination you choose.

Bake each cake in the oven and then cut them using a circular cookie cutter. Then, stack them inside of individual cups or jars, adding frosting or filling between each layer. And there you have your individual cakes!

4 Original Birthday Cake Ideas for Your Children

4. Fondant cake

For bakers, fondant is a magical mixture – and for children as well. You can use it to make marvelous creations of whatever character or theme you can think of.

At the same time, you’ll end up with a delicious cake. So, no matter what theme your little one’s party has – Star wars, princesses, unicorns or dinosaurs – you’ll be able to create a dream cake they’ll never forget.

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