For young and old alike, birthday celebrations revolve around friends and family, prettily wrapped packages and—most importantly—a scrumptious cake topped with candles!
This Taste of Home reader threw her son a "buggy" summer birthday party.
Even a novice can master decorating techniques to create impressive cakes. To make the task easier, use pastry bags or heavy-duty resealable bags, metal or plastic cake decorating tips and a coupler.
EVEN THOUGH I'm a busy gal, I like to do something special for my sons' birthdays. One year, Isaiah picked a cowboy theme for his party.
Cakes baked in convenient 13-inch x 9-inch x 2-inch baking pans are great because they don't call for any tricky layering and they often feed a larger group. But to make the cake look a little more special for occasions like birthday parties, you may want to take it out of the pan and serve it on a cake board.
When my friend Cynthia turned 40, another friend and I wanted to give her a special birthday party. Instead of an "over the hill" theme, we decided a fiesta was in order!
Learn how to create this cute cupcake charm out of polymer clay!
I planned a swashbuckling pirate birthday party for my son's guests and their families.
Nothing beats an old-fashioned treat like these whoopie pie recipes! Whoopie pies—chocolate cake-like cookies with a cream filling—make a fun addition to any celebration.