Ideas for Kids' Birthday Cakes

Check out these inspiring kids' cake ideas for your next party

If you've ever been to a kids' birthday party or have thrown one yourself, you know that the cake is a pretty darn important part of the festivities. If you need some great kids birthday cake ideas for your child's next birthday, here are some great ideas and recipes from kids' party organizers, baking experts, and readers. Check these out and get inspired to make your own amazing creations!

Birthday Cake Recipes

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Try one of these fun ideas for kids' birthday cakes. Jose Luis Pelaez/Getty Images

Need some recipe ideas for your next birthday cake? Here are some yummy birthday cake ideas from that kids will love. Use one of these recipes to bake your next kids’ birthday cake.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Cake

Star Wars Force Awakens birthday cake

There is no doubt that Star Wars: The Force Awakens is going to be a huge force to be reckoned with, and that means countless scores of kids are going to clamor for The Force Awakens-themed birthday parties. This Star Wars: The Force Awakens cake from is one of the many ideas for Star Wars cakes you can find today to please your birthday Padawan.

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Kids' Birthday Cakes Gallery

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Here are some images of fun kids’ birthday cake creations sent by our readers and selected by’s Entertaining Expert, Donna Pilato. Copy one of these designs, or unleash your own creativity using these ideas as a guide. Your next kids’ birthday cake is sure to put a smile on your child’s face. We hope you find them as inspiring as we did!

Disney's Frozen Cake

Disney Frozen birthday cakes

Just imagine the look on your Frozen movie-obsessed child's face as he or she gets a load of this. Instructions and tools are available on, or you can look for inspiration on Pinterest and make your own version.

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Top 10 Birthday Cakes and Other Special Birthday Desserts

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If you’re looking for more kids’ birthday cake ideas, or need other birthday desserts ideas for your next party, then check out these recipes. The swimming pool cake idea is cute -- and easy to do!

Chocolate Cupcake Cones

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Baking cupcakes in ice cream cones is a fun idea for kids' birthday cakes. Sharon Vos-Arnold/Getty Images

Looking for something a little different from your traditional kids’ birthday cakes creation? Here’s an idea for a fun kids’ birthday cake that isn’t one cake, but cupcakes baked in ice cream cones. They’re sure to be a hit with kids.

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