The best cake I ever had was on my 8th birthday. I don’t remember if it was vanilla or chocolate or even if it tasted good, but I remember what it looked like. It was the cake version of a Holly Hobbie doll. I couldn’t believe that my mom had found something so perfect.
Now that I have kids, I try to recreate that magic on their very special days. For my older son’s 9th birthday party, I made Angry Birds cupcakes and my husband made a standing sling shot and painted balls to look like Angry Birds for a real life Angry Birds game. For a camping themed party, we made a tent piñata and I made S’mores cupcakes.
Here are some of the cakes and cupcakes I’ve made for my kids over the years plus a few other fun ideas for boys.
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Angry Birds Cupcakes
These vanilla and chocolate cupcakes were decorated with marshmallows, gummy heart candy, and black icing color.
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