Everything about a birthday is special. The way it’s celebrated, the gifts that are given, and of course, the cake. If you’re planning a birthday party for a special little girl, or a boy that’s just turned ten years old, consider adding in a cake idea that will make their day. Even if it isn’t their actual birthday, they sure do look like it! A cake means you can celebrate your special someone any time of the year with treats that taste just like home! You see, baking at home not only makes you more productive at doing things around the house but also improves your health. Moreover, when you learn how to make DIY cakes, you won’t believe how much better they taste than those store-bought versions.
1. A Cake Out Of A Children’s Picture Book
This is a great idea if you want to do something different on your child’s special day. Why not celebrate your child’s love for books by making them a cake out of a children’s picture book? A classic picture book, bound in a beautiful gold and red cover, will look even more special when you slice it into a two-layer cake and decorate it with photos, drawings, and crayons. You can even include a few toys and books on your child’s birthday from their childhood.
## 2. A Party In A Bowl
Make your child’s birthday party bowl-shaped by turning an actual bowl into a birthday cake! You can either purchase an inexpensive kids’ bowl at the store, or borrow one from the school cafeteria. After assembling the bowl, line it with birthday balloons, and put a plastic bowl on the top for a spongy bowl shape. Invite all of the kids to the party and serve the bowl of cake. Your kids will love this party favor that gets even more special when you attach a party favor bag to the end of the cake for an adorable look.
## 3. Spaghetti Mosaic With Marzipan Bases
Spaghetti and meatballs is a classic Italian wedding meal, and now you can bring that meal to life for your child’s special day. For the base, use a plain old spaghetti squash, and for the marzipan, use marzipan or maradona peel. For the actual pasta, you can use fresh pasta or you can use my gluten-free chocolate fondant with peanut butter crust recipe. To decorate the cake, carefully cut out the pasta shapes and arrange them over the top of the cake, followed by a layer of fondant marbles and a filling marble made of peanut butter cream.
## 4. Gluten-Free Chocolate Fondant With Peanut Butter Crust
Making gluten-free chocolate fondant is tricky, but luckily you don’t have to do it by yourselves. You can purchase pre-made gluten-free chocolate fondant at the grocery store or you can make your own at home. To make your own gluten-free chocolate fondant, you can use cocoa, sugar, or coconut flour to make a rich, dark, and sticky texture. For the base, use a dark (or dark coffee) chocolate, and for the topping, use peanut butter. To make the stairs, cut a strip of peanut butter about an inch wide, and slide it up and down the vertical steps of the bowl to make a stairway.
## 5. Fresh Fruit With Marshmallow Cone Crust
This is a fun and easy way to celebrate your child’s birthday. For the fruit, use fresh fruit, or you can use this quick and easy fruit salad with marshmallow crumbles as your base. . To make the birthday sparkle, use rainbow sprinkles.
## 6. Dulce De Leche Cake With Cocoa Powder Frosting
You’re probably thinking this is the most amazing cake idea ever, but you’d be wrong. It’s actually number 6 on the list, but it’s so good you’ll be wondering how you lived without it. The beauty of this cake is that you can make it with or without coffee. In fact, you can make this cake with just about anything you like. For the base, you can use your favorite cake recipe, but instead of using water in the baking process, use half cocoa and half corn syrup. For the frosting, use your favorite cocoa frosting recipe, but instead of using butter, use unsalted butter, and use cocoa in the frosting instead of sugar. And don’t stop at just eating the cake; you can also drizzle it with caramel or peanut butter syrup, or you can serve it with a scoop of ice cream.
## 7. Key Lime Pie with Key Lime Extract Frosting
Key lime pie is a classic dessert, and it’s easy to make at home too. To make your own key lime pie, you can use juice from one (or two) Key limes, sweetened condensed milk, and cornflour for a light, moist filling. For the frosting, use your favorite key lime flavor frosting, and for the most airy topping, drizzle it on the top of the cake before serving.
## 8. Strawberries With Chocolate Covered Strawberries
These are so cute and easy to make, you’ll want to make them for everyone on your list. All you need is strawberries, cream, and chocolate. For the strawberries, you can either buy them ready-sliced, frozen, or you can make them yourself. For the cake, you can use any kind of cake you like, but for the topping, drizzle them with a milk chocolate ganache instead of the traditional chocolate frosting.
## 9. Easy Kids Birthday Wreath
So you’ve already got a beautiful party planned for your child’s birthday, but what do you do for the little ones? You can’t take them to the zoo, or the park, or the beach, because they won’t be able to fit in there, and they’ll definitely be too cold! So why not make a kids’ birthday wreath out of hanging balloons? It’s almost as fun as celebrating with your kids, and they’ll be able to sport their wreath at home. If you want to get extra hands-on with your kids, you can even try making a wreath for a puppy.
## 10. Conclusion
Now that you’ve compiled a list of 10 incredible birthday ideas, all you have to do is decide which one you’re most excited about! Celebrate your child’s birthday any way you want to, but in the end, celebrate with your child because that’s what birthday is for. This birthday is going to be the best one ever, and you want to be there to celebrate with your child.