When baking a cake for a birthday you want to make sure you choose the perfect birthday cake base. Today we have found 7 perfect birthday cake recipes to choose from which all look delicious! Most of these cakes are perfect for stacking and decorating with fondant or buttercream and all make fabulous birthday cakes. Which will you try first?
7 Perfect Birthday Cake Recipes
1. Funfetti Cake
The funfetti cake is an ideal kids birthday cake. This is a cake which can easily be covered in fondant or buttercream icing. It is easy to make and kids will be delighted with the colorful sprinkles inside. Follow this link to find the recipe.
2. Crazy Cake
Crazy cake contains no eggs, milk or butter but tastes just like cake! I have made this multiple times before as it is SO easy to make. This cake also works well with gluten-free flour making it perfect for anyone with gluten or dairy sensitivities. Click here to get the recipe.
3. Chocolate Cake
It is hard to beat a classic chocolate cake. This cake is easy to make, perfect for decorating and nice and chocolatey. Charlotte’s Lively Kitchen also has a convenient cake converter so you can make the correct quantity of cake for the size of your cake tin!
4. Moist Vanilla Cake
A moist, soft vanilla cake that is delicious to eat and easy to make. The perfect cake for any birthday! Click here to get the recipe.
5. Banana Cake
Who doesn’t love a good banana cake? Banana cake goes perfectly with almost any frosting, cream cheese, caramel, chocolate or lemon are a few favorites. This banana cake recipe is paired with a brown butter cream cheese frosting which sounds amazing!
6. Marble Cake
Struggling to decide between a chocolate or vanilla cake then make this amazing marble cake. A very impressive cake which freezes well, making it perfect if you are wanting to bake one week and decorate the next. Click here to get the recipe.
7. Spiced Apple Cake
This is the perfect cake for anyone wanting something a little more dessert-like. Avoid this cake if you are looking for one to stack and cover in fondant as it is more prone to breaking than the others but if you are after a flavor sensation then this is the one for you! We like to top ours with a cream cheese frosting but it would also be amazing with some warm custard. Click here to get the recipe.