Birthdays are special for kids of all ages. As you can recall, you were happiest when it was your birthday as a kid. Your birthday parties were perfect, the birthday cake was divine, and all of your friends and family had such fun times. But today, you want to give your kids such awesome moments like the ones you had. You want to make your kids' birthday party extra special. Fortunately for you, we have compiled a list of the best birthday cakes for your kid.
A great birthday cake should not only make the tummies happy, but it should also dazzles your kid's eyes and create a sense of awe. Whether it's your kidís favorite characters or it's about something they love doing, a cake needs to match the party's theme, and also the interests of the birthday girl or boy. Here are top 5 homemade cakes for kids' parties.
1. Sheet Cake
The Sheet cake is basically a layer of frosted cake and it's probably 1 of the most coveted popular cakes at kids' birthday parties and various other kids' celebrations mainly because it easily feeds the entire crowd at the party. Decorating this cake is what makes it even more special. You can customize the cake with a simple one colour frosting, favourite cartoon characters, a game of checkers, a jungle scene, among others. Using the right equipment (like a printer and rice paper), one can transfer a picture onto the cake's top. One of coolest features about the sheet cake is that once it has frosted and cooled, the decorations may be left onto the kids' hands.
Most kids are generally naturally fascinated by the animal world, and a woodland inspired hedgehog cake can be a great way to charm the crowd. You can decorate the cake with edible spikes, butter cream and brilliant chocolate details. This type of cake is very easy to make. The hedgehog cake is actually the tastiest, simplest and best birthday cake you can make. This delicious birthday cake does not require lots of effort and it can easily last in the fridge for about 4 to 5 days.
Since every kid goes through the pirate phase, this is a great birthday cake idea. You can use white icing with a blue food colouring, and Swedish fish for the ocean, some crushed cookies for sand, foil wrapped chocolate coins for treasure, and a Lego or Play mobil pirate figurine to add character. This magical, adventurous pirate cake will certainly cause gasps when you make your grand entrance with it. As a matter of fact, kids adore the hidden treasure buried on the sandy desert islands that's just waiting to get discovered. This cake will certainly make your little one so happy.
A rainbow cake does not only look beautiful but it also tastes so yummy. This cake will certainly appeal to both kids and adults alike. The cake is so easy to make even beginners can make it; the secret is making the colorful sponges even and dense. This amazing cake is suitable for nearly all types of party themes. A rainbow cake is actually 1 of those types of desserts which are visually stunning, and easy to prepare. It's 1 of the most popular cakes in both kids and adults celebrations. Its' beautiful layers, also know as sponges, can be prepared with almost any colour you want and you can even experiment with icing and different number of layers.†
All cool kids have and love iPods, and now they can also have it as a cake, too. The secret to making the best iPod cake is paying keen attention to the details. The best iPod cakes have 2 layers of sheet cakes which are stacked and then covered with a fondant (a marshmallow fondant will make a great white iPod cake). You can bake sheet cake and the frost it using white frosting. Alternatively, you can buy a plain sheet cake and then decorate to become an iCake.