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Cakes are an essential part of any celebration, and birthdays are especially incomplete without birthday cakes. As the years go by we are witness to the changing birthday cake designs but the impact of the birthday cake never goes away. However spectacular the birthday party maybe however special the presents maybe, the effect that a birthday cake has is unmatched. When we have become older memories of the taste and design of the birthday cakes fill our senses.

The creamy taste of sweet birthday cake filling our mouths awakens our senses. The experience of the birthday cake must be a complete delight for all our sense.

Birthday Cakes Ideas

The delicious taste of the cake, mouthwatering aroma are incomplete without a beautiful looking cake. However great the taste maybe no one will feel like eating it unless it is visually appealing.Beautiful birthday cake designs are an essential part of the birthday cakes Ideas. Birthdays are fun times to play around with themes, you can think of creative birthday cake designs once you let your imagination run free.

Even though designs for birthday cakes are extremely flexible and do not follow any pattern, there are some things that should be kept in mind while deciding on birthday cake designs. Though the possibilities are endless with patterns for birthday cakes, the themes should be decided keeping in mind age group and characteristics of the person who's birthday it is.
The list is endless when it comes to birthday cake designs for children. Kid's love such a wide range of subjects that it is easy to create yummy birthday cakes for them. The universally popular kid's birthday cake designs are cartoons and animated characters. Kids all over the world love cartoons. Such cakes are big hits at kid's birthday parties, a hush falls across the room when the cake is brought in and they squeal with joy when they see the birthday cake design.

The most well loved cartoon characters for kid's birthday cakes are mickey and mini mouse, donald duck, nemo the fish, goofy the dog, tom and jerry duo, daffy duck, bugs bunny and a whole lot of other Walt Disney characters.

Birthday cakes for pre-teens and teenagers are slightly different. For the sports loving boy the birthday cake design can be that of a football, baseball, rugby ball or an entire sports stadium. Some bakeries can also create the birthday cake to resemble the birthday boy's favorite sport star. Other popular birthday cake designs are pirates, mermaids, ships, airplanes, pizza shape and colorful clowns. Some birthday cake designs specifically for girls are Barbie doll theme cakes, where a real Barbie doll is placed at the center of the cake, this cake design is very popular with young and teenage girls. For slightly older children electronic gadgets make a good birthday cake theme. You can get birthday cakes designed like ipods, computers and laptops.

When it comes to birthday cake designs for adults the patterns change very much. Adult's birthday cakes are much simpler looking and the range of flavors increase. Adults recognize and like many kinds of cake flavors. An important ingredient that is added in cakes for adults is alcohol, specifically rum. The designs for adult's birthday cakes can be simple and sometimes naughty. Women universally love flowers and this is a favorite birthday cake design amongst women. Boys will be boys, hence a sports themed birthday cake design will always be popular. To make the cake exciting and a tad naughty a wicked birthday cake design is a playboy bunny.

Decorating Birthday Cakes Ideas

First of all, while decorating birthday cakes, the age and likes of the birthday boy or girl must be kept in mind. If the birthday boy/girl is a child and prefers any special cartoon, like, Mickey mouse or Donald duck or Tom cat or Jerry mouse, the birthday cake decorations should be in that manner.

Not only will this give the birthday boy/girl an instant joy, it will also draw your guest's attention towards it. On the other hand, if your a youngster is crazy about cycle, than have birthday cake decorations with a cycle on top. Similarly, a sports loving birthday boy/girl can have football or basket ball-shaped cake as birthday cake decorations.

If the birthday person is necessarily a girl, then birthday cake decorations can have a well dressed Barbie on cake, with her colorful dress flowing over. These special birthday cake decorations need an expert hand and an artistic taste, where you can make your own designs with cream and small decorative pieces on the cake.

If the birthday cake is big in size, then decorate the whole cake like a village landscape, with the small cottages and rivulets flowing around. Decorate the cottages, fields, trees and rivulets with different colored cream and see the cake have a life of its own. If done properly these specially decorated birthday cake will look real and your child will not even agree to cut the cake. Even your guests will remember these cakes always.