We all know that one of the best gifts you can possibly receive on your birthday is something totally one of a kind, that can’t be purchased in any store. To make someone’s birthday truly special, add that personal touch by baking them a cake like no other. You don’t have to be a genius in the kitchen to create a cake that will put a smile on the face of your friend, child or loved one. Here are 15 of the prettiest and most unique birthday cake ideas we’ve seen, complete with recipes
This looks like your average delicious birthday cake from the outside. However, the birthday boy or girl will be pleasantly surprised when they cut into it and see the hidden treats within.
If you thought that an elaborate princess castle was just too complex for a non-professional to attempt, think again! This clever recipe uses ice cream cones to create pretty Disney-style towers.
Whether it’s hair, nail polish or clothing, it seems as though ombre is just everywhere these days. Now this on-trend style can even easily be made into a mouth-watering birthday cake.
Rolo Stuffed Brownies
Yes, you read that right! Chocolate brownies stuffed with gooey, caramelley melted Rolos. Does it get much tastier than that?
Cupcake Tower Cake
This is a particularly excellent idea if you’re throwing a party for kids where dishing out slices of cake could get potentially messy.
Don’t be put off by thinking that this optical illusion cake will be too complex and artistic to make. This is one of the easiest birthday cake recipes around and you’ll only need a handful of ingredients.
Using just a classic circular bundt cake, you can craft just about any number. This is an adorable idea whether you’re celebrating the special day of a one or 99 year old.
Perfect Classic Birthday Cake
All of these exciting and unique ideas are great to try. But, a good old fashioned birthday cake is guaranteed to a put a smile on anybody’s face. Here is a recipe for a great one with chocolate or vanilla frosting.
Another fun and funky cupcake creation which is surprisingly easy to make, this swirly snake design will brighten up any birthday party.
This beautiful birthday cake isn’t overly lavish, but the minimal design is eye-catching and totally unique.
Barbie Birthday Cake
If you have a little princess who is Barbie crazy, you might be worried about just how complicated a Barbie themed birthday treat will be. But don’t worry, if you have a Barbie doll and can bake a girly skirt-shaped cake, you’ll be amazed with what you can create.
Chocolate Ice Cream Cake
Ice cream and cakes are too of our favorite things in the world. So we can’t think of many things better than this totally chocolatey ice cream birthday cake.
Strawberry Shortcake Stuffed Angel Food Cake
You’ll be surprised at how simple it is to create this angel food cake with a hidden surprise, perfect for any little angel’s birthday treat.
Coconut and Pineapple Cake
Can you believe that this tropical treat of a cake requires only four ingredients and is incredibly low in calories and fat?
Add a Banner
Let’s face it, for some of us, even the simplest recipes are pretty challenging. If you don’t think you can create any of these mini masterpieces, but still want to do something unique and personal for your loved ones special day, simply add a personalized banner to a store-bought or home-made birthday cake.