Activities

5 Food Birthday Cake Designs

by admin


5 Food Birthday Cake Designs

We show you how to turn 5 of your kids’ favorite foods into amazingly easy birthday cakes step by step — including burgers, french fries, pizza and more
by Karen Tack, photos by Kenneth Chen

Gumball Machine
No need to put a quarter in this gumball machine cake—everyone gets a few on their slice.

See the step-by-step recipe

Multi-colored M&M's imitate gumballs, and red frosting makes the cake look like a vintage gumball machine.

See the step-by-step recipe

Burger
What's better than a burger? One made with cake "buns" and a cocoa-krispie "patty."

See the step-by-step recipe

Roll out orange slices to make cheese, while spearmint leaves act as lettuce and pine nuts become giant sesame seeds.

See the step-by-step recipe

Cherry Pie
Is it a pie? Is it a cake? Luckily your kid will get both in this super-easy cheery cherry pie/cake hybrid.

See the step-by-step recipe

Prepared cherry pie filling and tinted frosting in a lattice design make this cake design a snap.

See the step-by-step recipe

Fries
Toasted sticks of store-bought pound cake could fool the most ardent fry-ophile.

See step-by-step recipe

Everyone knows you eat French fries for the ketchup. Kids will have fun dipping their faux fries into a paper cup of red frosting.

See step-by-step recipe

Pizza
What kid doesn't love pizza? Especially when you can have it for both dinner and dessert.

See step-by-step recipe

This pizza cake is covered in cool toppings like Swedish Fish "anchovies" and white chocolate "cheese."

See step-by-step recipe