Birthday Recipes

Grab your party hat! Everything you need to plan the best party is right here, from photo-worthy birthday cake recipes (or the best cakes from stores, if that’s your thing) to extra-special birthday dinner ideas.

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    We’re Obsessed with These Birthdate Candles—And They Make a Great Gift

    Give 'em a gift that's meant to be with the personalized Birthdate Candle.

    Vanilla Frosting

    80 reviews

    Don't know how to make icing for cake but don't want to settle for store-bought frosting? This four-ingredient easy vanilla...



    Copycat Celebration Cheesecake

    My children were born on the same day five years apart, so I go all out for their celebration. This...


    How to Plan a Mermaid Birthday Party

    Ready to make a big splash? Here are mermaid birthday party ideas for an enchanting, imaginative adventure.

    Instant Pot Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

    1 review

    I adapted my favorite cheesecake recipe to work in the Instant Pot. The texture was so incredible, I may never...


    Air-Fryer Apple Danish

    2 reviews

    I came up with this quick and tasty treat when my daughter had a sleepover. I whipped these together in...

    Air-Fryer Cookie Pie

    My mom used to make cookie bars for every school even growing up. This is my updated version. It takes...


    Sheet-Pan New England Clam Bake

    So many tasty swaps are possible for this recipe: Add pieces of salmon or haddock, use other quick-cooking veggies or...


    Air-Fryer Cheesecake

    This air-fryer cheesecake is something I've been making and perfecting for years. My daughter insisted it be served...


    20 Birthday Party Favor Ideas for Adults

    We found plenty of party favor ideas for adults that guests will love! Choose from homemade treats, drink gifts, succulent...

    17 Birthday Cakes You Can Have Delivered

    It's time to make a wish! We found the best birthday cake delivery options for your special day.


    Our Best Vanilla Birthday Cake Recipe

    This vanilla birthday cake recipe is simple but delicious. It's perfect for a sweet celebration!


    Air-Fryer Mocha Cupcakes

    These luscious air-fryer cupcakes smell wonderful while they cook. If you have the drawer-type air fryer, you'll need to use...


    Hippity Hop Bunny Cake

    This cute, festive cake will have your guests 'hopping' with happiness! Make the cake ahead and add the decorations close...


    Here’s What to Make on Every Food Holiday in January

    The celebrating doesn't stop with New Year's Day. Here's a recipe to make sure every day's a party.

    16 Adorable Kids Birthday Party Ideas and Decorations

    Throw the cutest birthday bash with a few of these kids birthday party ideas. You'll find decorations for a range...


    10 Best Dinosaur Birthday Party Ideas—How to Throw an Amazing Dinosaur-Themed Birthday ...

    We've rounded up these T-rexcellent dinosaur birthday party ideas for any size get-together.


    6 Creative Gift Wrapping Ideas to Make Presents More Beautiful

    Give a gift they're sure to remember with these creative gift wrapping ideas!


    Pumpkin Brownies

    2 reviews

    Chocolate and pumpkin pair up to make a family-favorite fall dessert. These pumpkin brownies are fantastic for parties and picnics....


    Cranberry-Walnut Belgian Waffles

    1 review

    Belgian waffles have larger squares and deeper pockets than American waffles. I make mine with nutrition boosters like whole wheat,...


    Armagnac Chocolate Almond Tart

    I am a pecan pie lover...this is my twist on pecan pie. I use almonds instead of pecans and golden...


    25+ Birthday Party Games for Kids of All Ages

    A celebration isn't complete without one of these exciting birthday party games for kids. They're mighty fun for little players.


    21 Outrageously Fun Adult Party Games

    Mix things up with these adult party games! They're the best way to add some extra fun (and laughs) to...


    Pizza Crackers

    2 reviews

    Kids love making these simple pizza crackers. I like to use pizza sauce from a squeeze bottle to make it...

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    How to Throw a Surprise Birthday Party

    Want to keep things hush-hush? This is how to throw a surprise birthday party—and keep the secret under wraps.


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    80 Birthday-Worthy Breakfast Ideas

    These special birthday breakfast ideas are the perfect way to start a daylong celebration.


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    85 Kids Birthday Party Food Ideas

    Scratching your head when it comes to what to serve at your kid's party? We're here to help! Here are...


    Margarita Cupcakes

    My hobby is cake decorating, and this is my most-requested recipe. It is delicious!! If you are unable to find...


    Margarita Gelatin Shots

    Everyone's favorite cocktail becomes a celebratory shot! Serve this margarita gelatin shot recipe in shot glasses garnished to look like...


    Chocolate-Raspberry Rice Krispies Treats

    Move over, chocolate and strawberries! Dried raspberries paired with chocolate may become your new favorite flavor combo. Watch them shine...