There are so many creative birthday cake decorating ideas —the possiblities are practically endless!
3 Things to Consider:
- If you have a party theme in mind, how can you decorate your cake to fit in with it?
- Will the party be formal? casual?
If you’re planning an elegant affair, steer clear of cutesy decorations and go with a simple and sophisticated design. Perhaps incorporate a color you’ll be using in your party decorations. With a casual party, anything goes.
- Does the guest of honor have a favorite kind of cake?
If the answer’s yes, it would be a thoughtful gesture to make it for the party. Bonus: you’ve just narrowed your options and that makes things simpler. Yay! Simpler is a good thing.
Once you decide how you’re going to decorate your cake, get off to a good start with our best buttercream frosting recipe, our chocolate buttercream icing recipe or one of our recipes for fondant icing.
Our Guide to the Best Cake Decorating Ideas:
Fondant Cake Decorating:
Decorating with Flowers
Using Buttercream Frosting
Decorating with Fresh Flowers