What's a party without cake? Celebrate someone special by baking a treat from this collection of birthday cake recipes, from chocolate, coconut and ice cream cakes to fun ideas for theme cakes, cupcakes, cake pops and more!
When we were young, Mom made birthday cakes with a small toy on top, chosen just for us. Now that I'm a parent, I go with jimmies. —Becky Herges, Fargo, North Dakota
Blow out the candles and make a wish—these top-rated recipes for birthday cakes, from classic chocolate cupcakes to incredible coconut cake, will make every celebration special.
On my quest to find birthday cake ice cream—my favorite flavor—I came up with these easy ice pops. Now, instead of going to the store whenever a craving hits, I just head to my freezer. —Dawn Lopez, Westerly, Rhode Island
From cute critter cupcakes to candy-topped cakes, surprise the guest of honor with one of these fun birthday cake recipes.
I try to make special foods for my kids, especially on their birthdays. To transform plain old pancake mix, I add cake mix and sprinkles. Frosting closes the deal. —Dina Crowell, Fredericksburg, Virginia
Nothing compares to homemade frosting on a freshly baked cake, cupcake or cookie! Find all of your favorite frostings in this collection of recipes, including buttercream, chocolate, cream cheese and more.
This simple and tender cake has been celebrated in my family for years. Dressed up with tinted frosting and confetti, it becomes pure party fun. — Karen Berner, Milwaukee, Wisconsin