11 easy-to-make novelty cakes to whip up for your child’s next birthday

In order to make the most out of your child’s special birthday, why not go the extra mile and whip up a show-stopping cake?

These 11 recipes are deceptively easy to make, even the most nervous bakers could master them in no time! No matter your skill level, theme or child’s age, there’s sure to be a recipe for you.

Have a browse of our top 11 picks below:

The Classic Rainbow Cake

This colourful concoction has been particularly trendy in recent years, and for good reason too! Just look at those layers. Yes, it is a bit of a faff to put together, but definitely worth it!

Happy Hedgehog Cake

This little guy is always a real winner at kiddies birthday parties. An ideal option for mini chocoholics.

Teddy Bear Cake

Anyone hosting a teddy bear’s picnic? This adorable little guy would be the perfect dessert.

Soccer Star Cake

If you’re hosting a sports/football themed birthday bash then this soccer star cake is a must. Not to mention, football-mad dads will be delighted by the end result.

Alphabet Cake

This one is a great option for older kids who might think they’re too cool for themed parties or kitschy cakes.

Upside-Down Ice Cream Cupcakes

These are a great idea for any summer birthdays you might have coming up, plus having cupcakes instead of one big cake will make it super easy to serve!

Gravity Cake

Want to wow your party guests? This deceptively simple gravity cake will do the trick!

Chocosaurus Cake

If you’re little ones are obsessed with dinosaurs then this is the recipe for you.

Chocolate Buttons Owl Cake

Another delectable recipe for the little chocolate lovers in your family.

Brownie Pizza Cake

Looking for something a bit different? This brownie pizza recipe is perfect for kids of all ages.

Giant Jaffa Cake

Is it a cake or a biscuit? Who can tell?! All we know is that it tastes absolutely scrumptious.