Birthday Cake Ideas for Your Baby's First Birthday


Baby’s first birthday is a huge milestone in their life and in yours as a parent, so it’s only appropriate to throw your little one a fabulous party to celebrate their first year on earth. There’s no question that one of the main aspects of any fantastic kid’s party is of course the cake, which is why it’s important to order or make the perfect cake for your baby’s big day. If you’re looking for a little inspiration, check out these neat cakes ideas for baby’s first birthday cake and party!

Baby Blocks

When it comes to the toys that one year old babies play with, blocks are usually one of their favorite. If this is the case with your baby, why not have your birthday party cake resembles these chunky baby blocks. You can have your baby’s name spelled out with the blocks and the number one sitting on top of them like the photo featured below.

Baby Birthday Cakes

Children Block Cake

Number Cake

One of the most popular cake ideas for baby’s first birthday party is an impressive number cake. There are cake molds available online in all 10 numbers or you could go about making it yourself by baking different parts and then assembling them together to form the number one. The number cake featured below is decorated with a nautical theme for a baby boy, but they can always be decorated to fit any party theme.

Sail boat cake

#1 Sail Boat cake

Farm Animals Cake

What one year old doesn’t like farm animals? If your kid loves animals he or she hears about in storybooks, it would be a good idea to have their cake decorated with some cute little sheep, cows, horses or pigs. This one showcases little animal figurines made out of fondant, a bright red barn and a small pond with splashing ducks.

Farm Animal cake

Farm Animal cake

Monkey Cake

Another great idea would be to make or order your little monkey a monkey cake! There are many ways to make a monkey cake, but this one made with chocolate chip cookies, creamy peanut butter and Cocoa Krispies cereal is just simply darling. To easily create a monkey cake, you could also look at using a number of cupcakes to form the design instead of one slab of cake.

Monkey cake

Monkey cake

Rainbow Cake

Parents of little ones know that, even though their children are small in size, their personalities are quite big and vibrantly colorful. This is why it’s an excellent idea to offer the guests at your one year old’s birthday party with a super fun rainbow layered cake.

Rainbow cake

Rainbow cake

Sprinkled Number

A really simple but terrific cake idea for a baby’s first birthday party is a basic round frosted cake with the number one sprinkled on top of it. To sprinkle a number on your baby’s cake, get a cookie cutter in the shape of a one and then place it in the center of the frosted cake before filling the space with sprinkles. You could also look at using void space to create a number one such as the image below, but it might be a little more tricky.

First Birthday sprinkled cake

First Birthday sprinkled cake