Birthday Party

streamer cakeBirthdays usually mean cake (as they should), but they can also mean cupcakes, brownies, or whatever your heart desires. Nearly every cake or cupcake recipe below could probably be converted into a cupcake or full cake, depending on your needs. Here are just a few ideas to get the ball rolling!

Boston Cream Cupcakes

Buttermilk Chocolate Sheet Cake

Butter Pecan Cake 

Butterscotch Cupcakes

Carrot Cake

Chesapeake Bay Cake (if you’re married to a Marylander like I am; chocolate cake with vanilla buttercream)

Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Buttercream

Classic Sprinkle Cupcakes

Crazy Chocolate Cupcakes (vegan – feeds a crowd)

Devil’s Food Cake

Lemon Almond Cupcakes

Lemon Blackberry Cake (great for a summer party)

Neapolitan Cupcakes

Roman’s Birthday Cake (one-layer, chocolate)

Ruffle Cake (for a small party)

Stout Cupcakes (for grownups)

Streamer Cake (pictured above; yellow cake with vanilla almond buttercream)

Yellow Cupcakes with Chocolate Buttercream (a classic)