I’ve pulled together 45 awesome kids birthday cakes that you can easily make at home.
Your kids will love these birthday cake ideas, they all look fantastic but none are too hard to pull together.
Any excuse to come up with easy birthday cake ideas for kids and I am in!
I know, you might look at the rest of my blog and think how on earth do sugar-laden birthday cakes fit in with my healthy recipes for children and families?
Well here is the thing, food memories are important too, spending time with family is important, feeling special and loved is important, and all of these things happen when kids have a homemade birthday cake on their birthday!
PJ Maks Birthday Cake an Easy DIY layered birthday cake idea for a little boys or little girls birthday party
An easy Elsa Cake just perfect for a frozen themed birthday party
This mermaid cake is a super easy kids birthday cake, no fondant needed just buttercream and candy decorations the perfect birthday cake idea for a mermaid party
A quick and easy first birthday cake idea that can be ready to serve to guests in well under an hour.
Paw Patrol Construction Cake, an Easy DIY birthday Cake Idea for fans of the Paw Patrol and Rubble, Includes a video tutorial
Any Potterhead will love this special Harry Potter unicorn cake. Not only does it look awesome, it’s super easy to make too!
If there’s something else the Cookie Monster likes, it’s cake! This cake is full of your favorite cookies and has cookie dough filling!
You can make this ocean themed mermaid cake in under 2 hours. It uses edible slime and simple chocolate decorations. No fancy skills needed!
This bright and cheery ball themed cake is super easy to make and can have as many layers as you like!
Easy rainbow cake using skittles and marshmallows! Great for a kid's birthday party (and easy to make too)
Little Pokemon fans will love this super simple Pikachu cake. All you need is two round cakes to make it
Do your kids love Spongebob Squarepants? Then they'll love this cute cake that looks like Spongebob's pal, Patrick
This cake is perfect for any Minecraft fan! It uses three types of desserts to make an epic looking landscape inspired by the game.
A cake for the Thomas fans out there!
A fun and easy to make cake that will keep all little unicorn fans happy.
Fun, cute, delicious panda cupcakes
Cute unicorn cupcakes, perfect for a birthday party
Easy birthday cake idea for kids, a number sprinkle cake
This fun and easy ocean themed pirate ship cake with watercolour buttercream icing might look impressive but it’s actually really easy to make!
This fun snake cake takes a bit of time to decorate but it’s really easy and totally worth it for the smiles!
This cake with Spiderman themed decoration will make every boy happy for his birthday and at the same time is healthy and suitable for kids to eat:
Dirt cupcakes made from chocolate cake, chocolate frosting, and crushed oreos were perfect for my son’s construction truck themed birthday.
Money Cake, a fun DIY cake that any child would love to have for their birthday!
A cute and easy dinosaur cake that even a beginner can make! Includes a cutting template, and easy to follow directions.
Making a birthday cake for your child doesn't have to require incredible skill. This Lion Cake is so simple to make!
Honor your favorite cat lover with this Hello Kitty Cake! No special tools required to create this cute cake.
We’ve got a few events coming up where it would be nice to take a cake along, so we’ve been experimenting with different novelty patterns, and this panda is one of our favourites. It’s simply a vanilla sponge, covered with white icing, with the black icing providing the features.
A cute and quick to make sailing boat-themed birthday cake.
This Rainbow Cheesecake Recipe is a gelatin free, no bake cheesecake, perfect for any rainbow themed party. It’s as much fun to make as it is to eat!
Take a regular sheet cake and some frosting and turn it into this fun Minions cake! Add some glitter for added fun!
Have a child who loves playing video games? Bake a sheet cake and decorate it to make this awesome Pac-Man cake!
Have a little one that's in to space? Grab yourself a package of fun sprinkles and blast off into this rocket cake!
Sorting Hat Cupcakes are immense fun for Harry Potter fans. Each brown sugar cupcake is filled with a stash of red, green, blue or yellow candy drops, (representing each of the 4 Hogwarts houses) which remain hidden under a swirl of butterbeer flavoured buttercream until bitten into. It’s a fun way for fans to find out their house.
Pool Party Birthday - After baking the cake, hollow out a section, fill with blue Jell-O and decorate like a pool!
Lion Cake Recipe is perfect for birthday parties. Rich chocolate mudcake with chocolate buttercream, covered in Lion Cake fondant, this celebration cake has some ROAR!!
Cookie Monster Cupcakes are a favourite in our baking recipes collection. Have fun making these and get the kids to help!
Funfetti Cake that tastes a MILLION times better than a cake mix! This homemade Funfetti Cake has a light and delicate crumb texture and is topped with a fluffy vanilla buttercream.
This Ice Cream Sandwich Cake has thin layers of brownie cookie with thick chocolate chip ice cream layers. Topped with whipped cream and extra sprinkles! Guaranteed to make any birthday girl (or guy!) smile!
The name says it all! Kids love helping to make this cake because it is so easy and fun to decorate!