12 Months of Birthday Cake Recipes
Which month is the very best birthday month? YOUR birthday month, of course! Every birthday deserves a special cake that celebrates the season as well as the special day. Here, find the perfect birthday cake recipe for each month of the year.
The taste of bright citrus is always welcome in January. This light and tender dessert is bursting with orange flavor in the cake and in the whipped filling, a perfect treat for a winter birthday.
A rich, ruby-hued chocolate cake layered with cheesecake and sweet cream cheese frosting will warm the heart of your loved one born in February.
You’re in luck if your birthday is in March: You get to celebrate with this tender poke cake! It’s flavored and striped with lime, and finished with a rich vanilla topping (and candles, of course).
This moist and flavorful layer cake with a super creamy frosting is a delicious choice to celebrate an early spring birthday.
After a cold winter, this cake celebrates long-awaited spring with brightly-colored layers and zesty lemon frosting. Make it in the honoree’s favorite hues!
June is bursting with juicy, fresh strawberries and your birthday cake can be too! This white layer cake has sweet strawberries folded into the batter and the frosting.
Celebrate July birthdays with a festive cake that features berry-flavored red and blue stripes, creamy white frosting, and star toppers.
Take your August birthday boy or girl to the beach with these fun Flip Flops Cakes! Decorated with licorice and candy, they’re ready to party on graham cracker sand.
With this cake, the birthday surprise is how moist and light it is, thanks to garden-fresh zucchini in the batter! Chocolate chips and pecans make the rich and crunchy topping on this chocolate cake, perfect for a crowd.
If your birthday is in October, you get to celebrate with the sweet flavors of fall, like juicy, fresh-picked apples and gooey caramel in these gorgeous cupcakes.
This beautiful birthday cake is filled with warm spice and moist pumpkin. Each cake layer also has a crunchy base of cookies and pecans!
In a month full of holiday celebrations, make your loved one’s December birthday feel extra special with this stunning torte. The soft cake layers hold a rich chocolate filling, and are covered in a fluffy, minted frosting.