If you’re absolutely stuck for a cake idea, why not give this Mickey Mouse cake a try? Mom Spotted has included her experience re-creating a cake using Wilton’s Disney Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Pan and it looks both simple and fun!
3D cakes never looked this cute! Much A Munch has included her step-by-step images and tips to help you create your very own version.
What an adorable elephant cake! We love the pastel frosting and additional cupcake that the elephant’s trunk seems to be holding – Very clever! Check out My Cake School’s tutorial to see how it was made.
This idea from My Cake School is a great way to combine both cake and cupcakes into one eye-catching design! This tutorial is certainly simple, yet clever.
Here’s another adorable cake tutorial from My Cake School, this time featuring a puppy’s face! This cake is both fun and simple to create.
This cake would be perfect to serve at a sleepover! Not Just a Housewife has shared her tips for making this cute and colorful cake, so be sure to check it out!
This Tinkerbell cake by Oh My Fiesta looks like a real treat to eat and create! You can follow this tutorial to help you put it together, piece by piece.
The inside of this cake contains all the colors of the rainbow – Fancy! You’ll find the recipe and instructions for this cake over on Parade’s blog.
Add some birthday magic to your special child’s day and bake them this unicorn cake! This tutorial from Parenting is super easy to follow, so even beginners will love trying to re-create this masterpiece!
Perhaps your child is mad about horses? The good news is that this cake from Parenting is fun to make and you’ll be impressed with your creativity once you’re done!
It’s time to tee-off with this golf course inspired cake! You can find everything you need to know to make this cake on the Parenting blog.
What’s better than several little cupcakes? A giant cupcake of course! Party Cakes Canberra has a simple tutorial to help you re-create this delicious and delightful treat.
Peppa Pig has become a very popular children’s character, so no there’s no surprises with this design! Patty’s Cake has recorded her step-by-step process on her blog.
A piano made from Kit Kats and cake can be summed-up in just one word – Delicious! Posed Perfection created this cake for her daughter’s music themed party, and you can too by following her tutorial!
This psychedelic rainbow swirl lollipop cake looks divine! Raspberri Cupcakes used colorful lollipops as cake toppers and the result could not be more amazing. Follow her recipe and tutorial to re-create your own!
How cute is this tractor cake? Your farm-loving child and their friends are going to love this cake idea by Rose Bakes! Her instructional guide is also great to follow.
Every little boy (or girl!) is sure to love this cartoonish dump truck cake, as created by Rose Bakes! It would also serve as the perfect smash cake for first birthdays, so check out the tutorial to see how it’s done!
Fancy a birthday treat with a difference? This watermelon themed cake from Say Yes is made of delicious rice krispies and the tutorial is easy to follow with step-by-step images.
How amazing and realistic is this dino head cake on So you Think You’re Crafty? Not only can you read the recipe, but you can also view each of the steps in image-form!
Cakes that incorporate candy are always welcome at kid’s birthday parties, so you’ll love this recipe and instructional guide from Sprinkle Bakes!
This rainbow checker cake looks both intriguing and quite challenging to make! Luckily, Sprinkle Bakes has provided you with both her recipe and step-by-step images to show you how it’s done. Perhaps not so hard after all?
Oh my, it’s an ice cream cake with miniature ice cream cones as decorations! Follow Sugar Hero’s amazing tutorial to re-create your very own show-stopping cake like this one.
This little picture tutorial by Sugar Hero which teach you how you too can make this Where the Wild Things Are cake for your little one’s birthday party. How divine!
Wow, this cake from Sugar Turntable is amazing! Made to look just like the Mad Hatter’s hat, this tutorial involves shaping cake and gum paste!
Even Captain America himself would approve of this comic hero inspired cake! These detailed instructions from Suz Daily will have you whipping up this cake in no time.
How great is this 3D elephant cake by Sweet Eat Cakes? It features a dome-shaped cake in the middle with rice crispies used to create the trunk and legs!
What a stunning rainbow petal cake from The Cake Blog! This tutorial is very informative and looks incredibly fun to make.
The Cake Blog was at a loss for which cake to create for her friend’s niece, so she thought she’d keep it original, yet outstanding, with this DIY candle cake – Superb!
This 3D teapot cake would be a show-stopper at any tea-party themed soiree! Children will be amazed at how you created this, so check out The Cake Girls’ blog for the full tutorial.
Making a cake with a race track as a number is a brilliant idea to celebrate the age of your little one! The Domestic Project shows you just how easy it is to create!
The Experimental Home has created this adorable puppy cake using a heart-shaped tin that you can easily buy at the supermarket! You’ll love her simple tutorial too.
Girls with a penchant for mermaids or all things beachy will love this ombre blue cake adorned with star fish. The best bit? The Girl Inspired has provided you with her tutorial!
If you’re after a one-of-a-kind cake that’s packed with color, then you’ll love The Gunny Sack’s guide which teaches you how to create this fruity pebble crunch cake!
Surprise! It’s a piñata inspired cake that looks normal on the outside, but is actually filled with chocolate M&M’s on the inside – Brilliant! You’ll want to thank This Silly Girl’s Life for her insightful tutorial.
Wilton has made an ‘Edgy Hedgehog’ cake that every child will love! You’ll find all of the ingredients and steps that you need to know over on this website.
Here’s another great cake from Wilton featuring a ‘Raccoon Bandit’ – Adorable! You’ll be surprised by how simple this creation is to concoct!
This owl cake is amazing! Wonderful DIY has shared an easy-to-follow DIY tutorial teaching you how you can also create this masterpiece.
Kids Birthday Cake Video Tutorials:
Woman Freebies has not only shared the recipe to make this wonderful zebra cake, but has also provided a video tutorial to help you re-create it! Hint: It’s not as tricky as it looks.
This My Little Pony rainbow cake will have your kid in a state of amazement! My Cupcake Addiction has created a YouTube tutorial to help you re-create this magical treat.
Love this Disney Planes cake? Timidekor Cake Decorating has a fantastic YouTube tutorial teaching you how you can also achieve this fantastic design.
Need an impressive, yet simple to make Minecraft cake that doesn’t break the bank? Take a look at yoyomax12’s YouTube tutorial via Foodista to find out how it’s done!
Need a tutorial for the best and easiest Hello Kitty cake you’ll ever find? Look no further than this YouTube video by How To Cook That!
Kids Birthday Cake Inspirations:
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!
Who doesn’t love Beatrix Potter and her classic, loveable characters? Take inspiration from Cakes Décor’s design, or find out how to create the marzipan Peter Rabbit by watching the YouTube tutorial!
For a magic-themed birthday party, this rabbit in a hat cake would seal the deal! Check out Hello Naomi’s handmade creation for inspiration!
Need some lovely ladybug cake inspiration? Hope Springs Colorado has got you covered with this colorful cake!
This terrific monsters inspired cake was a real hit at this party from Hostess with the Mostess! You can find all of the monster party inspiration you need (as well as some close-ups of this amazing cake) on her website.
This charming, pastel pink cake is perfect for a first birthday party and even features a tiny golden crown! Take a look at Hostess with the Mostess’ blog to see more inspiring images of this cake design.
Perhaps you want to make a cake for your child’s birthday, but would prefer to skip out on the actual baking (or sugar!). Image Raiders’ images of this pirate ship ‘cake’ made entirely from fruit is sure to inspire you!
This is Monsters Inc. cake inspiration at its best! Lisa Cakes has shared her creation on the Craftsy blog in order to give you some ideas for your next monster-themed kid soiree!
This is one ice cream cake with a difference! One Charming Party has used chocolate ganache to create a melting ice cream effect as a cake topper – Genius!
C is for cookie (and cake!) making this design the perfect choice for any little one’s birthday party. Particular Cakes used layers and layers of extruded fondant to make this inspiring cake (as seen on the Craftsy blog).
Rose Bakes created this barnyard cake and accompanying animal cupcakes for one of her recent kid’s parties and they were a real treat! Check out her images for inspiration in creating your own farmyard friends.
We love this under the sea themed cake, featuring an edible octopus cake topper! This inspiring cake was made by Tea Party Cakes and can be found on Cake Central.
What little girl won’t love this Little Mermaid Cake? Featuring Ariel and an assortment of beautiful bits and bobs, this cake found on Cake Central is sure to inspire you!
What a beautiful cake design inspired by the movie Up! Wendy Updegraff made this incredible cake for her daughter’s 7th birthday and photographed it to inspire others!
Phew! Who knew there could be so many wonderful cake ideas to try out for your next kids party?
Will you be making any of these treats? We’d love to hear about it in the comments section below!
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Wow! You sure rounded up some awesome cakes! I am thrilled to have my piano cake included in this incredible lineup. Thank you!