Nothing says Happy Birthday like a unique birthday cake that your child will remember long after the last crumb has been eaten!
Birthdays are meant to be fun and festive and nothing screams fun and festive than a unique cake. While most kids won’t turn the nose up at a traditional birthday cake, you will really make their day with an extra fun birthday cake.
Most of these cakes are simple to make. You can choose to bake your cake from scratch or reach for that box mix! A little bit of frosting and sprinkles can transform your birthday cake from boring to unique! You do not need to be a professional baker to pull off a unique birthday cake.
This list of unique birthday cakes for kids will help you switch things up with some alternatives to a traditional birthday cake.
Triple Layer Rainbow Birthday Cake
This bright and colorful Triple Layer Cake is super easy to make!
Kit Kat Cake
A chocolate frosted cake, surrounded with Kit Kat bars, topped with M&M’s and wrapped with a beautiful ribbon makes for one of the best birthday cakes ever!
Lego Head Cake Tutorial
This Lego Head Cake is easier to make than you think.
Watermelon Layer Cake
This Watermelon Layer Cake is the ultimate summer cake! Layers of watermelon-flavored cake are studded with mini chocolate chips, and the outside is painted to look just like a watermelon.
Fun In The Sun Beach Cake
Having a beach themed party? This beach cake with candy shells and beach umbrellas is going to be perfect!
Big Mac Cake
Any Big Mac Lover is going to love this Big Mac Cake! It’s perfect for a man’s birthday cake, Father’s Day celebration, or just for fun!
Striped Buttercream Balloon Cake
This cheerful cake trend is all the rage these days, and it adds a bit of whimsy to any cake design.
Galaxy Cake Tutorial
This beautiful Galaxy Cake is perfect for a girly party, Easter Sunday dessert, and Mother’s Day!
Funfetti Cake: A Very Special Birthday Cake
The funfetti cake is the most awesome birthday cake you can bake for someone you love.
Ice Cream Sundae Cake Tutorial - Cake Decorating Tutorials
This ice cream sundae cake tutorial will let you create a fun cake for any birthday no matter what the age.
This Monster Cake is so good, it’s scary! This cute layer cake has a base covered in sprinkles, and a top layer decorated to look like a mini monster.
Half Birthday Cake - Homemade Funfetti Cake
Bring a smile to someone’s face by celebrating their “half-birthday” with half of a birthday cake!
Everything On How To Make a Unicorn Cake with Rainbow Layers
Brighten up anyone's birthday with this 6-rainbow layered unicorn cake with golden fondant unicorn horn and ears.
Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake
Celebrate your next big occasion with a giant chocolate chip cookie cake! Buttery and soft, with plenty of melty chocolate running all throughout.
ice cream cake recipe
The gooey sweet ice cream cake recipe is a perfect compliment to a batch of huge, warm, home baked cookies. Make this cake to celebrate any summer day – birthday or not.
Cookie Monster Cake
This would be a great cake for a Sesame Street themed party.
Go With the Flow: How to Make a Drip Cake
We can't quit these colorful buttercream cakes with chocolate dripping oh-so-luxuriously down the sides.