10 Most Creative Ways to Decorate a Cake

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Now why settle for a mediocre looking cake, when you can take it up a notch with these designs and amaze your guests! In this article, you will find some creative ways to decorate your cake. The complexity and suggested events for each of them are also included! (you’re most welcome hehe)

1. Gummy bear Cake

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Complexity of design

An easy type of cake decorating technique. Just place the gummy bears all around the cake. One that will require slightly more effort is if you can also place them according to their colors to create a kind of a gradient.

Suggested events

This cake is best suited for birthdays or younger aged groups. This is due to the nature of gummy bears, being sugary and absolutely cute!

2. Lollipop Cake

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Complexity of design

A very easy way to decorate. Just ‘poke’ the lollipops into the cake as you please. You can make them all the same color, use alternating colors or a rainbow of colors! If you want to make it look more sophisticated, you can use translucent lollipops to decorate the cake.

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Suggested events

This cake is a great birthday cake for teens or young adults and also baby showers. A fun way to have those lollis!

3. Cereal Cake

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Complexity of design

Super easy decorating option! Just place the cereals or your choice on or at the sides of the cake. You can use colorful cereals or make it look minimalist with plain brown cereal. If you want to make it look more sophisticated, you can use translucent lollipops to decorate the cake

Suggested events

The colorful one would be more suitable for birthdays. The plain one can be brought to any party.

4. Kit Kat Cake

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Complexity of design

Easy to medium decorating technique. You need to be careful when placing the Kit Kats, ensure they do not overlap or are tilted, otherwise it would not look as tidy. You should also not take too long, as they might melt. If you want to make it more feminine, you can use the pink Kit Kats, also known as Sakura or Cherry Blossom Kit Kats. Then add a ribbon over it.

Suggested events

The original Kit Kat cake should be great for both Him or Her birthday cakes. The Sakura Kit Kat would be awesome for a Valentine’s Day Dessert[link to Best Valentine’s Day Dessert Ideas article].

5. M&M Cake

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Complexity of design

Easy decorating option. Just throw the M&Ms over the cake! (It’s fun trust me)

Suggested events

This is another awesome birthday cake that kids and teenagers would love. The colors alone are attractive enough, not to mention they are made of chocolate!

6. Textured Design Cake

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Complexity of design

Easy-peasy way to decorate with just a spoon or fork! You can use the spoon to create stripes or swoops and a fork to create ripples and a basket weave. This option is great when you do not have any other spare ingredients in your kitchen.

Suggested events

This can be brought to any sophisticated party as a minimalist accent.

7. Glitter Cake

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Complexity of design

It is a fairly easy way to decorate a cake with edible glitter. All you need are a pair of gloves to make sure they don’t get stuck to your hands and pat them all around your cake. The glitter comes in many different colors, so you can choose the one you desire and matches your event.

Suggested events

A glitter cake would be a great centerpiece at any party even for a Wedding!

8. Love Letter Biscuit Cake

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Complexity of design

It is also an easy way to decorate. This is a great idea for if you just want to quickly ‘jazz up’ your cake, since all you gotta do is place them all around the sides of the cake.

Suggested events

This cake is wonderful to have at any family party. Most kids would love to snack on the love letter biscuits.

9. Marshmallow Cake

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Complexity of design

An easy, cute and fun way to decorate your cake! You can even make animal figures like above. It’s great because marshmallows come in various sizes and colors. You can use the same color of marshmallows or use a variety of them to create a design like below.

Suggested events

This is a delightful cake to have at birthday parties or baby showers.

10. Balloon Cake

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Complexity of design

This is so adorable! It is an easy to medium decorating technique. You gotta make sure the balloons are blown to a mini size and carefully tie it to a stick then ‘poke’ it into the cake. A more complex design would be the balloon garland topper. However, it is certainly worth the effort. Just look how amazing it looks.

Suggested events

This is best for birthday parties and baby showers for both males or females.

Voila! So next time you are going to decorate a cake, you can use some of these ideas or maybe even use a combination of them. Have fun!

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