Birthday Kids - Cake Recipes

Mermaid Cake

 

For fans of Ariel and her "Under the Sea" adventures, this mermaid birthday cake from Disney's FamilyFun.com is just perfect.  Colored Necco wafers, fruits, colored sugar and licorice top  this oh-so-cute cake to the delight of kids.   The cake tastes great and is easy to prepare. Chocolate icing and M&Ms can also be used to make the pretty mermaid.

 

Click here to get the complete Mermaid Cake Recipe from FamilyFun.com

 

 

 

Here's an interesting twist to the Mermaid Cake.  This Princess Ariel Cake Pan shapes the features of the lovely Mermaid Ariel upon the cake.  All you need to do is color her with icing and decorations. 

 

Train Cake

 

This cake is right on track.  Kids who love Thomas and Tootle will enjoy this chuga-cho-chooing train cake from Betty Crocker.  The train set cake look amazingly like the toys that kids love and makes for one cool birthday cake. 

 

For best results, try to follow the recipe closely and use, if possible, the Betty Crocker SuperMoist yellow cake mix. 

 

Some licorice, gum drops, cookies, jelly beans and vanilla frostings and this birthday cake will be delight every kid present at the birthday party.

 

Click here to get the complete Train Cake Recipe from BettyCrocker.com

 

 

Boys will be boys.  And little girls will marvel at all the fuss and delight in this cool birthday cake, too! 

 

This Thomas the Train 3D Cake is a birthday cake and a fine work of art, indeed!  The train details are exquisite.  Comes with a how-to DVD on how to make this amazing birthday cake.

 

 

Dinosaur Cake

 

It's a roarin' purple prehistoric cake that kids will love.  This recipe serves great fun and takes off mightily from traditional birthday cakes.  The base is the simple carrot cake but can be replaced with vanilla or chocolate cake. It could feed an army of dinosaur lovers.

 

Best to put it in the fridge hours earlier to make it easy to cut and shape.  For variation, how about a green frosting because kids love the green and reptilian look?  Candy corn can be added for teeth and spikes.  Get lots of compliments for this prehistoric goodie!

 

Click here to get the complete Dinosaur Cake Recipe from FamilyFun.com

 

 

As an interesting alternative, how about a simple chocolate cake base, some quick frosting, and this Dinosaur Skeleton Cake Topper Set on top?  It's easy to do and picture perfect to behold.  Watch the delight on all the kids' eyes as you bring out this treasure of a cake!

 

Butterfly Cake

 

It looks amazingly fragile and beautiful.  The gossamer wings are finely-detailed and dreamlike.  This birthday cake from BettyCrocker.com is a great birthday cake to prepare for a tender and gentle little lady.  All her friends will enjoy the sight of this cake and delight even more to taste it.

 

Candy decorations, jelly beans, and a steady hand for frosting is what this birthday creation requires.  A good eye for the perfect color combinations is also essential.  Go for fairy-like pastels, or make this butterfly bold and vibrant with vivid spring or summer colors.

 

 Click here to get the complete Butterly Cake Recipe from FamilyFun.com

 

 

If you prefer baking the birthday cake yourself, here's a little helping hand.  This Butterfly Cake Baking Pan captures all the delicate details of a butterfly.  The finished cake base will be a delightful canvass just waiting for your artistic decorating touch to truly make it come alive.

 

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