5 Themed Birthday Cake Ideas You Don’t Want To Miss!

Who doesn’t love a good birthday cake?! A birthday is a special time for parents and children alike with many kids knowing exactly what type of cake they want on their special day.

Whether your little one has already given you an indication of what they want or you’re just looking for some cake inspiration, we’ve put together some of our favourite birthday cake ideas to help put a cherry on top of what is already a wonderful celebration.


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One of the best parts about making a themed cake is that you can use almost any flavoured cake as your base before decorating it in style. If you’re looking for a new tried and trusted recipe that your family will love, look no further than some of our most popular cake recipes.

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dino cake

Dinosaur cake

Perfect for any budding paleontologists or someone who likes to watch Jurassic Park on repeat, this easy to decorate cake makes the perfect addition to any dinosaur or mystical themed party.

Whip together your go-to cake, crumble some cookies and chocolate on top and pick out a few of their favourite dinosaur toys to complete the look.

Unicorn cake

Unicorn cakes exploded onto the scene a few years ago and we can definitely see why! With a delicate design that can be tailored to your child’s preferred colour scheme, this gorgeous design sits perfectly on top of any flavoured cake you like.

For some added fun, you can keep the magic alive by whipping together a rainbow cake.

unicorn cake
how to train your dragon

How to Train Your Dragon

We don’t know many kids who haven’t fallen head-over-heels for Toothless and his ragtag team of human and dragon friends. This cake is a bit of an arts and crafts project but trust us when we say its worth it and will make a huge impact!

Whip together an easy chocolate or vanilla cake and get to decorating.

Hatchimals cake

One of our Kidspot mums baked this Hatchimals inspired cake for her daughter and it was a massive hit!

If you have a child who is Hatchimals obsessed, then this easy cake uses your favourite cake recipe and takes almost no time to decorate. The best part? It’s child friendly so even the kids can help get it ready.

Check out Kym’s instructions

lego cake

LEGO cake

Most boys and girls love being imaginative with their LEGO sets, so why not extend that into their birthday cake? Perfect for tots, this cake tower can be made with or without cupcakes.

Make the LEGO pieces using icing or place a few of their favourite LEGO toys around a cake stand – just make sure everyone knows they’re not edible!

Have you made a themed cake before? Let us know in the comments what your favourite one has been.

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