Are you one of those incredible people who stays up until midnight baking a Pinterest-worthy cake every year for your child’s birthday cake? Or are you a normal person, like me?
Every year I swear it will be different. I promise myself I won’t resort to the old “buttercake covered in Smarties” option. And yet every year… it’s a buttercake covered in Smarties.
So, if you’re a superhero baking parent, this post might provide some inspiration. If you’re not, enjoy daydreaming about next year’s masterpiece. We’ll get there one day gang!
Pinata Birthday Cake
Using any filing you like, cut a hole out of the middle of the cake (reserving the top as a ‘plug’) and fill with their favourite lollies for the perfect birthday cake surprise.
Clown Cake Pops
If you don’t want to be eating leftover birthday cake for weeks afterwards, cake pops are a great alternative
Let’s be honest, it may be simple, but nothing beats a chocolate birthday cake!
It may take a little bit of work, but this ombre birthday cake is perfectly sweet
Sprinkles don’t need to just be for decoration, add sprinkles to your birthday cake mixture
Tiered birthday cakes area great way to mix together themes or elements and feed an army of party attendees at the same time