Are you ready for the largest kids birthday cake ideas round-up on the world wide web?
We’ve searched high and low to uncover the best cake ideas for your little one, from extravagant masterpieces to easy-to-create favorites. The best bit?
You’ll find a huge array of tutorials, recipes, tips and tricks among this bunch in order to help you whip-up the cake that your heart desires.
So put on your apron and grab your whisk, because it’s time to delve into the wonderful world of children’s cakes…
Step-by-step Kids Birthday Cake Tutorials:
Your cool-factor is sure to sky-rocket if you create this spaceship masterpiece for your little one! 7 Layer Studio’s tutorial will show you the simple, step-by-step process of making this amazing cake.
Clean & Simple Birthday Cakes
Make birthday cakes that star in memories long after the last slice is gone.
Create three fun cake designs with the waxed-paper transfer method and Jessica’s no-carve sculpting techniques.
Every little guy is sure to love Spiderman, so why not whip-up this tasty and colorful cake? Amanda’s Cookin has a fun and easy tutorial for you to follow too!
Oh my gosh – It’s a burger…as a cake! This cake is sure to turn heads and wow even the toughest of critics with its 4 layers. A Mixture of Mediums has an awesome step-by-step guide which you’ll find both informative and inspiring!
Is your child a fan of Halo? Perhaps you could make him or her a Halo helmet cake this year, just as Artisan Cake Company has done! This cake looks incredibly detailed and realistic, so you’ll be pleased to hear that the process has been documented for you.
Your little wizard or witch is sure to fall head-over-heels in love with this Harry Potter-themed cake, especially as it resembles the all-important golden snitch! Ashlee Marie has a wonderful guide teaching you how to re-create this work of art.
Learn how to carve and create your very own Lego man head cake, simply by following this tutorial from Ashlee Marie! This birthday cake idea is certain to wow your birthday star and their friends.
This cake idea from Bakerette is super easy to create and is adored by both young and older boys alike! The best bit? This is really just your average chocolate cake with some added elements to make it look like a construction site – Genius!
Barbara Beery’s classic recipe and method for creating this pretty-as-a-picture pink carousel cake is now available for everyone to access via iVillage! No matter what age, all girls are sure to fall in love with this cake idea.
Do you have a junior sleuth with an upcoming birthday? This secret agent themed cake is certain to knock their socks off, so check out this tutorial from Beki Cooks Cakes to see how it’s done!
This pretty butterfly cake from Betty Crocker contains all the colors of the rainbow! Dazzle your guests (and birthday girl) with this brilliant idea by following this tutorial.
If you’re after an eye-catching and tie-dye effect cake, then you won’t want to go past this recipe and tutorial from Bird On a Cake! This is a gender-neutral option which is also perfect for shared birthday parties.
When it comes to a ‘wild and free’ themed party, Bloom Cake Co really nailed the brief with this geometric and tribal-inspired cake. Check out the full feature on Style Me Pretty Living for more cake inspiration!
Every little princess of dreams of living in a pink castle (draw-bridge and all!), so they’d be delighted to receive a cake like this one via Bondville for their birthday!
The ‘Jaws’ theme-song seems like fitting music to play when you’re about to cut into this delicious shark cake! Buttercream has included some tips on how she achieved this design over on her blog.
This cake might look incredibly difficult, but the good news is that Cake Journal breaks the creation process down into teeny-tiny steps that everyone can achieve. This edible masterpiece could soon be sitting on your very own table!
Cakes.com has shared a tutorial for a Frozen inspired cake which will put most other Frozen themed cakes to shame! Use this stunning design as inspiration for your next kid’s birthday cake and follow these easy steps!
This is one of those cakes that every girl, at some stage in her childhood, had at one of her parties – It’s the famous doll-skirt cake! Cakes.com will show you how it’s done over on their step-by-step guide.
Celebrate a Nintendo game classic with this toadstool, Yoshi and Mario cake. Cakes, Bakes and Cookies has included a helpful tutorial showing you how she created this cake, every step of the way!
This ‘smash cake’ is perfect for first birthdays, as your toddler can enjoy the circular cake while guests are treated to a delicious cupcake! Cake Style has provided you with both a recipe and tutorial over on her blog.
This colorful and fun cake is a lot easier to make than it looks! Simply follow Cake Whiz’s insightful tutorial and you’ll be whipping this up in no time.
Christina Nguyen’s cheerful snake cake is an oldie, but a goodie! This is sure to be a hit with children, so be certain to check out the recipe and tips on iVillage.
This cow cake is absolutely adorable! We can think of plenty of children who would love this little fellow staring back at them as they blow out their candles. Check out Coco Cake Land’s easy tutorial to make one yourself!
Kitty-lovers rejoice, because we’ve got a cute cake idea that you’re going to want to make for your children’s birthday! Follow Coco Cake Land’s guide for this purrfect treat.
If your kid is a lover of all things anime (and cute characters) then perhaps a unique Totoro cake is the way to go? Coco Cake Land has done it yet again and created this amazing step-by-step guide.
Just when you thought this cake probably couldn’t get any more awesome, we’re pleased to report that you can actually re-create this masterpiece by following this tutorial from Corriere Della Sera!
Celebrate all things kawaii and practice your cake skills by following this step-by-step guide from Corriere Della Sera. This cute and quirky cake will be a real crowd-pleaser!
Corriere Della Sera is quite the cake expert, making this fancy and fun cake featuring the much-loved Dumbo. This is a great tutorial to help you brush up on your marzipan skills!
This 3D Popsicle cake is so unique and one that all kids will go crazy for! The Craftsy blog has a great guide which will teach you how to make this wonderful cake too.
Dinosaurs are all the rage now with the recent release of the new Jurrasic Park movie, so why not make a friendly version of the reptile with this fun cake tutorial from Crumbs and Corkscrews? There’s even a helpful tutorial!
Kids love Snoopy, so what could be better on their special day than a Snoopy-themed cake? Delicious Cake Design takes you through her process to help you create your very own version of this cake.
This R2 D2 cake will be popular among all Star Wars lovers and the great news is that Easy Cake Ideas has provided an easy-to-follow tutorial to help you make your own…May the force be with you!
How great is this Optimus Prime inspired cake by Fondant Flinger? This is another great and informative tutorial that you’re going to love!
Thinking about sharing the love for your next children’s’ birthday party? Handmade Charlotte has designed this wonderful peace sign cake to spread the joy! Her tutorial is super easy to follow.
This DIY mouse cake from Handmade Charlotte is as cute as a button! You can easily change the frosting to suit your child’s favorite color too. Find out how to make it in this tutorial!
This polka dot number contains the pattern both inside and outside of the cake – How fabulous! You too can create this wonderful work of art by following Handmade Charlotte’s tutorial.
The talented Handmade Charlotte does it yet again with this adorable, decorated fox cake. Follow her step-by-step guide for your very own replica of this cake!
Although a ‘mutant bunny’ cake is probably something you’ll never hear your child specifically ask for, we still think this cute cake by Handmade Charlotte is something you’ll have to try once – It does look delicious after all!
For the crazy-cat lady in all of us (and the children who have inherited that gene), this cake from Handmade Charlotte is sure to be the most welcome of treats! This easy-peasy tutorial will help you re-create it.
Minion cakes have been ‘all the rage’ since Despicable Me first aired on cinema screens across the globe, but you’ll still need all of the inspiration and tips you can get in order to make one of these! Check out Help For Teachers’ article on HubPages about creating these cool cakes.
Batter Up! If your child is obsessed with baseball, you might want to make him or her this exceptional cake by Homey Home Design. This tutorial is easy-to-follow, so even beginner bakers will want to give this one a go!
Wow! You sure rounded up some awesome cakes! I am thrilled to have my piano cake included in this incredible lineup. Thank you!