Girls Birthday Cake Ideas for the Sweetest Surprise
Inspiration and how-to's for making a birthday cake she'll love!
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Surprise her with a fangtastic Monster High birthday cake!
Thrill your Monster High fan with a special cake featuring a fondant Skullette, cool argyle pattern and fun mix of solid and themed candles. Browse this gallery for more creative cake ideas – from Minnie Mouse and Tangled to Toy Story and Yo Gabba Gabba!
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Pink+ balloons + candy = the perfect Hello Kitty cake!
Start with pink and get creative with fondant to create this fabulous balloon-themed Hello Kitty cake. The girls will eat up the sweet little pink bow and yummy Sixlets® all around (Sixlets available at Party City stores).
To make it, check out our Rainbow-Lovely Hello Kitty Cake How-To for a step by step guide. For more ideas that will make you float away with glee, click to our Rainbow Hello Kitty Birthday Party Ideas for favors, carnival games, decorations and more!
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Make a splash with a Bubble Guppies cake!
I sea a gumball cake that’ll make the Guppies sing! Not only is there an ocean of fondant, but there are also gumballs and sixlets to nibble on, yum!
For tips from Mr. Grooper on how to make this cake, check out our Bubbly Bubble Guppies Cake How-To. Plus get inspired by our Bubble Guppies Party Ideas Guide with ideas for everything from activities and decorations to favors and thank-you notes.
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A pretty-in-pink cake Minnie
Your little birthday mouse is sugar and spice and everything nice, so give her a cake to match!
View our Minnie Mouse Fondant Cake How-To for details on how to create this pretty fondant cake. Serve this pink confection on matching Minnie Mouse plates for a treat that's sure to delight. For darling birthday party ideas, including ideas for favors and games, check out the Minnie Mouse Party Ideas Guide.
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Everypony will love this rainbowlicious cake!
This My Little Pony cake is simply dashing…Rainbow Dash-ing, that is! Give the birthday girl a towering confection that's as magical as she is. The wraparound scene of Ponyville is even sweeter with sugar flowers, rows of chocolate Sixlets (available at Party City stores) and colorful My Little Pony candles. Trot over to our Magical My Little Pony Cake How-To to create your very own pony-fied birthday cake!
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The prettiest Sofia the First cake in the entire kingdom!
Treat your princesses in training to something sweet that’s almost too good to eat! They'll feel like real royalty when they see this exquisite cake with a palace garden, official Sofia candles, shining gumball "pearls" and even Sofia's purple amulet!
Waltz over to our Storybook Sofia the First Cake How-To for details on decorating this fairytale confection. Nibble on more party ideas in our Sofia the First Party Ideas Guide!
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A sparkling birthday cake for your sweet little nightingale!
Isn't this Cinderella cake bibbidi-bobbidi-boo-tiful? No need for fancy tools; all it takes to make this royal-ball-inspired cake look magical are pearl-like sprinkles and cleverly folded fondant. We created the spray-paint effect using food-safe paintbrushes – what a stroke of genius! Look no further than our Dreamy Cinderella Birthday Cake How-To to make your little princess's dream come true.
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A buttons-and-bow cake your little doll will Lala-love!
A cake wrapped with a ribbon and tied with a bow is the sweetest present ever for your birthday girl! With amazing edible decorations, from the buttons and flowers to Mittens Fluff 'N' Stuff herself, this Lalaloopsy cake is truly sew magical.
Our Cute-as-a-Button Lalaloopsy Cake How-To has all the details for creating this Crumbs Sugar-approved confection. See our Lalaloopsy Party Ideas Guide for decorating tips, games and more for a la-la-lovable b-day bash!
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A sea-sational cake Ariel & Flounder would ♥
Surprise your little mer-girls with a cake they just might trade their voices for! Get ready for oooh's when they see the pretty fondant "scales," adorable candles and a treasure trove of yummy gumball "pearls."
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Tinker Bell's flowering cake is pixie perfection!
Treat your birthday fairy and her forest friends to a magical cake straight from Pixie Hollow!
View our Tinker Bell Fondant Cake How-To for deets on creating this extra-adorable cake the girls will squeal for! For more magical birthday party ideas, flutter over to our Tinker Bell Party Ideas Guide.
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They'll shriek for this Monster High skullette!
Make your birthday ghoul's screams come true with this sweet-n-chic cake! The birthday girl can help make it with our Monster High cake pan, some icing colors and a few decorating tips. Just follow the instructions in the Monster High Cake Decorating How-To. Complete your masterpiece with Monster High candles, plates and napkins for a clawsome cake time.
Sink your fangs into our Monster High Party Ideas Guide to study up on favors, games and decorating awesomeness!
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A wish-come-true princess cake!
This amazing cake almost looks like a royal gown! It's covered with yummy candy pearls, edible ribbons and bows, and everyone's fave Disney Princesses on the top in the form of candles. Love! Adding candy to cakes is super-easy to do and it's fun to create a WOW cake the kids will ♥ (and it's great for pics, too).
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A sweet Doc McStuffins cake is the perfect prescription for fun!
Get the li'l doctors together for a yummy-in-their-tummies Doc McStuffins cake! It's a cake Dottie would love, with pink flowers, heart-themed bandages, stylish stripes and super-cute candles "starring" Lambie, Stuffy, Hallie and Dottie!
Check out our Darling Doc McStuffins Cake How-To for the details on creating it. For more adorbable party ideas, visit our Doc McStuffins Party Ideas Guide!
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What an a-Dora-ble way to celebrate!
Surprise her with a cake that's full of adventure! The birthday girl will go wild for this vine-tastic cake you make with colorful fondant, yummy candies and fun-loving Dora the Explorer candles all over!
Swing on over to our Dora Fondant Cake How-To for details on how to make this pretty tropical-themed cake. Get a garden of great birthday party ideas for girls, including decorating tips and party favors, in the Dora Party Ideas Guide.
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This is one groovy cake!
Bring some flower power to the party table with this daisy cake! Bake the birthday girl's favorite cake in a Daisy Cake Pan and frost it following our Dancing Daisy Cake Decorating How-To directions. Add some cute Hippie Chick Candles in shapes like butterflies, owls and peace signs, then let her make a wish! Serve the cake on Hippie Chick Dessert Plates with matching napkins and forks.
For some groovy birthday party ideas, including party favor, decoration and food ideas, check out the Hippie Chick Party Ideas Guide.
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Kitty White would love this amazing candy cake!
Go all out with a grand two-tier cake decorated with yummy fondant and a rainbow of colorful gumballs, tasty fondant stars and chocolate candy drops! Talk about eye-candy!
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Get adventurous with a Dora the Explorer cake!
Little explorers will love your Dora the Explorer cake, so easy to make with the Dora Cake Pan! Simply bake the birthday girl's favorite cake in the pan, then follow the instructions in our Dora Cake Decorating How-To to decorate it. For a truly fantastico presentation, finish the cake with Dora the Explorer candles and serve with matching napkins and plates.
Explore exciting birthday party ideas, including party favor and decoration ideas, in the Dora Party Ideas Guide.
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A sweet Elmo cake fuels the fun!
This cute confection will turn your birthday star into a little Cake Monster! Making our Elmo cake is as easy as 1-2-3 Sesame Street. Simply bake your cake in the Elmo Cake Pan and follow the instructions in our Elmo Cake Decorating How-To to decorate it. Top your Elmo cake with Sesame Street candles and serve with matching plates and napkins.
You can take the whole party to Sesame Street with our Elmo Birthday Party Ideas!
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Treat them to a yummy Hello Kitty cake decorated with sweetness!
Decorated with gumballs, Hello Kitty candles and yummy icing decorations, this cake is as cute as Kitty White herself! Have the birthday girl help decorate it for a fun pre-party activity.
Our Hello Kitty Frosted Cake How-To has the easy instructions on creating this frosting-n-candy cake. Skip on over to our Hello Kitty Party Supplies to find super-cute plates and napkins, plus everything you need for your Hello Kitty birthday bash!
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This colorful cake will make the kids want to dancey dance!
Break it down with a colorful Yo Gabba Gabba cake! Finish this showstopping birthday cake with a matching Yo Gabba Gabba candle.
View our Yo Gabba Gabba Fondant Cake How-To for details on how to create this fondant cake. Serve with Yo Gabba Gabba plates and napkins for a toe-tapping presentation. For birthday party ideas, including party favor, decoration and activity ideas, shimmy over to the Yo Gabba Gabba Party Ideas Guide!
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They'll eat up this magical undersea SpongeBob cake!
Make it a real sea-lebration with a colorful Bikini Bottom-inspired fondant cake. Everyone will dive into the super-cute edible seaweed, sand and starfish!
View the Splashy SpongeBob Fondant Cake How-To for details on how to create this fondant cake (and don't forget sponge-tastic plates and napkins!). For oceans more party ideas, swim over to our SpongeBob Party Ideas Guide.
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Whip up a sponge-tastic Bikini Bottom birthday cake!
Bake up a cake perfect for a party in a pineapple under the sea! All you have to do is bake your birthday girl's favorite flavor cake in our SpongeBob cake pan and decorate it following the step-by-step instructions in our SpongeBob Cake Decorating How-to. Serve with themed plates and napkins for the best Bikini Bottom bash ever!
Soak up some SpongeBob birthday party ideas, including party decoration and game ideas, over at our SpongeBob Party Ideas Guide.
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This candy-covered SpongeBob cake is oceans of fun to make!
Your birthday star and her pals will dive into this easy-to-make (and impressive!) SpongeBob cake, decorated with tasty gumballs, undersea icing designs and cute candles.
View the SpongeBob Candy-Tastic Cake How-To for details on how to create this fun and colorful cake (and don't forget sponge-tastic plates and napkins!). For a sea of fun party ideas, swim over to our SpongeBob Party Ideas Guide.
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They'll giggle at this playful polka-dotty Elmo cake!
Spread smiles with yummy fondant polka-dots in silly colors, giant blue gumballs and Sesame Street candles featuring all their fave characters! We made extra-tall DIY candles by sticking small star candles on skewers. Super fun!
Just pick up some basic cake decorating supplies and follow our easy Elmo Polka-Dot Fondant Cake How-To. For sunny Elmo party ideas, skip on over to our Elmo Party Ideas Guide.
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A Tangled tower cake for your little Rapunzel and her princesses
Take birthday cakes to new heights with our gorgeous Rapunzel tower cake! Make this Tangled cake stand out even more with matching candles.
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Hello Kitty pan + piped icing = simply adorable!
We love this sweet cake – and it's easy to make! All you need is a shaped pan, a few icing colors and some decorating tips. Just follow the instructions in the Hello Kitty Cake Pan Decorating How-To. Add more cuteness by serving it on matching Hello Kitty plates and napkins. Love!
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Take a training break for Pokemon cake
Make your birthday bash the best training day ever. Invite the birthday stars pals (and Pikachu!) to catch a bite of this awesome Pokemon cake.
Click over to the Pokemon Trainer Cake How-To for a step-by-step guide on becoming a fondant master. If you want to become a party master too, check out our Pokemon Party Ideas Guide for everything from invites to decorations, and more!
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Groovy! It’s a Scooby-Doo cake
The two best foods in the world are Scooby-snacks and birthday cake—so make both! Create a fondant-covered birthday cake with purple dog bones, gumballs and Sixlets® (available in Party City stores), for a colorful cake that doubles as decor.
For the step-by-step guide head on over to our Scrappy Scooby-Doo Cake How-To, and for more clues on throwing a cool party for your Mystery Solver’s Club, click to the Scooby-Doo Birthday Party Ideas Guide.
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