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Fun Birthday Cakes for Kids

By Jamie M. Subscribe to RSS | February 6th 2012 | Views:

On your child's birthday you want to make this as special an occasion as you possibly can. We all look forward to our birthdays and this is a special occasion no matter who you are – but for children it is a highly exciting and even magical day that seems to take forever to come around. If you make it as special as you can then they will thank you and they will remember it for a long time to come.

One of the most crucial parts of a birthday party for a child is the birthday cake, and so it's very important that you get this right to give them that brilliant day. Birthday cakes for kids need to be not only delicious but also fun and exciting and that means there's a lot more to consider when you choose them.

Choosing fun birthday cakes for kids can be a struggle, but if you look online then this is something that can help you to find the right cake without too much trouble. Online you can browse hundreds of cakes and have them delivered right to your door – or even specially made – and that then means that you aren't restricted to the sometimes limited selection at your local super market. This then means your children will be happier as a result and you will be more able to get that warm glow that comes from a happy child – and lets face it the cakes are fun for grown ups too! At the same time once you've chosen the cake it's also a matter of making it fun yourself and of presenting it in a fun way.

Choosing the cake then is very important, and while going online can help you to get the selection it can't help you to narrow it down to what your child will like most – but there are some guidelines and ideas you can follow. First of all – think of characters and stories your child likes and will respond to. If they love Thomas the Tank Engine for instance then look for a cake with his face on it, if they love Sonic the Hedgehog then do likewise. In general any cake that is colorful is going to go down well for children so pick cakes that are reds, blues and greens.

Another thing to consider is the type of cake itself. Generally sponge cakes are a hit for children as long as they are light and fluffy, and as long as they are caked with icing. You'll find that every kid loves icing. Failing this chocolate cakes are also a great winner across the board. A thing that many children love too is extra 'bits' that they can pick off and that make certain slices the best ones. For instance, look for cakes that have Smarties on top, or bigger lumps of icing and then you can make a show of giving those to the birthday boy or girl as a special treat.

Jamie M. - About Author:
I love it watching kids get all excited about birthday cakes, and blowing out the candles. We recently got a nice one from this Melbourne cakes supplier.

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