Senin, 28 September 2009

Themed Birthday Cake Decorating Ideas

There are an endless number of ways that you can come up with to decorate a cake for a birthday party. This article deals with 4 themes, and what you can do to create a very nice cake for your next birthday party.

For adults you can create a cake decorated based on an "Age" theme. Instead of a single cake why not create individual cupcakes totaling the age of the birthday honoree. If the person is 50 then you create 50 cupcakes in their honor. You can decorate the cupcakes with various objects that are related to the individual such as a small picture of their favorite actor/actress or singer. You can get miniature representations of their favorite cartoon or theme park characters to place on the cupcakes. Another idea is to simply adorn each cupcake with the individuals age.

If you are hosting a Gothic themed birthday party you can do a number of things to make your cake standout and be a hit of the party. You can use food coloring to turn a regular cake into a black cake or turn white icing black. Shape your cake into a coffin or some other symbol of the Gothic culture and lifestyle. Go out and find black icing, black frosting, or black sprinkles to use on the cake. You can also bake a red velvet cake for a little variety too. Go to the stores in your local area that specialize in crafts, Halloween, and Gothic products and by items to help decorate your cake for the event.

If you are throwing a child's birthday party you can cut and decorate the cake in the form of the child's favorite board game such as Candy Land, Monopoly, etc. Another popular thing to do is to cut the cake in the form of a favorite toy such as a doll or a race car and decorate accordingly. Most kids play some type of sport. Cut and decorate the cake into the shape of the field that they play on for instance a soccer field, football field, baseball field, tennis court, or putting green.

If you have a college aged kid that you are throwing a party for then creating a cake that is decorated and shaped in the form of the schools mascot and colors is always going to be a big hit.

Coming up with birthday cake decorating ideas is fun and easy. Just simply let your imagination run wild with ideas, and find fun and creative ways to implement them.

Kitwana Akil - EzineArticles Expert Author

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