Birthdays are supposed to be fun, whether you’re a kid or a kid-at-heart. That’s why coming up with fun themed kids birthday cake ideas brings bright colors, characters, and designs into mind.
It’s not too difficult to think of what your kid might want for a birthday cake, just ask them what their favorite thing is and that should give you an idea. Usually, it’s their most favorite cartoon character or maybe a favorite book you read to them.
Here, we’ve come up with 24 of the most popular and fun kids birthday cakes you might like to try for your next kid’s birthday bash.
Ice Cream Cone Drip Cake
This cake is a turquoise color with pastel color mix confetti on the bottom, and with waffle ice cream shape cake on top with pink color, cream dripping (like if it would a real ice cream melt). The perfect main cake for an ice cream theme party.
Shopkins Birthday Cake
Kids love those cute little Shopkins which can be in the form of an adorable looking shopping bag or lettuce! This Shopkins birthday cake incorporates those tiny toys with a giant Shopkins cupcake to top it off.
Via Cake Central
Savor the sweetest slice of watermelon you'll ever eat! The chocolate seeds are a melt-in-your-mouth prize. Although it doesn’t taste like watermelon… it’s still super delish!
Via Betty Crocker
Gummy Bear Layer Cake
This cake is five layers of chocolate buttermilk cake layered with salted butter icing and each layer of icing is tinted to match the colors of the gummy bears on top. SO FUN.
Jackson Pollock Piñata Cake
Six layers of cake, each a different color with M&M’s in the middle that spill out when you slice this extra special Jackson Pollock Piñata Cake.
Via Mom Loves Baking
The (Very) Little Mermaid Cake
With very mermaid colors and the scale-y top layer.
Via The Frosted Petticoat
Disney Frozen Ice Cream Cake
This Disney Frozen Cake is amazing from the Ice Candy Mountain, the whipped cream topping, the little figurines and it also has a secret inside… ICE CREAM!
Making a minion cake is so much fun! The little ones in your life will love this whimsical cake, and you will too because it is delicious.
Via Blahnik Baker
Moana Birthday Cake
This cake is a blast to make and the perfect birthday cake for any Moana fan. It is actually simple to put together and a design anyone can tackle, no matter how much cake decorating experience you have.
Ice Cream Sundae Cake
This sundae-flavored ice cream cake, topped with miniature ice cream cones is, in fact, the summeriest summer thing that ever summered. Ice cream! Filled with cherries and peanuts and waffle cone pieces! Topped with sprinkles and whipped cream and wee little ice cream cones!
Via Sugar Hero
Monster Truck Cake
The perfect cake for that monster truckie kid, who’s not afraid to get down and dirty when having fun. Those crushed chocolate cookies totally nailed the dirt!
There isn’t anything more fun than rainbows and unicorns, is there? The cake uses fondant for the ears and horn, with pastel rainbow icing for the mane.
Cookie Monster Birthday Cake
Moist, dark chocolate mocha cake, with a delicious layer of cookie dough in the middle… Pretty much heaven in cake form.
Candyland cake, red velvet cake with white chocolate buttercream! Every kid or big kids dream!!
Dr. Seuss Cake
If you love Dr. Seuss, you’ll love this ‘1 fish, 2 fish, red fish, blue fish’ inspired tiered cake. Super adorable!
Via tiny oranges
This cake has vanilla buttermilk cake and chocolate cake for each of its tiers. You can use toy dinosaurs or if you would be so inclined – create them from scratch using fondant!
Sesame Street Cake
Elmo, Cookie Monster, and Big Bird are featured on the cutest Sesame Street cake!
Pastel Carousel Cake
The prettiest carousel cake. The soft pastel colors make this even more charming!
Via Cakes Decor
Moon Landing Space Cake
Your little astronaut will love this moon landing cake as much as a real astronaut. It’s a no-brainer to decorate, too!
Cotton Candy Poke Cake
This cake’s got a light cotton candy flavor plus a colorful white chocolate pudding soaked in, then topped with cool whip and cotton candy. Cuz who says you can’t cover an entire cake with cotton candy?
Your fondant molding skills will definitely be put to the test with this spectacular creation.
Circus Birthday Cake
Colorful and bright, this cake is sure to bring the circus to any party!
Bubble Bears Cake
This adorable cake is just fun to look at, I don’t think you’d want to ruin it. But it is intriguing to take a bite out of those shiny bubbles.
Via Cakes Decor
Woodland Birthday Cake Tree Stump
A tree stump decorated with woodland creatures and mushrooms for that back of the woods party!
Via Fat Cakes
Whether you are making your kid’s birthday cake yourself or looking for an inspiration to give to your baker, we hope you liked these 24 treats we came up for you.