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Super Easy Birthday Cake Alternatives

Looking for some yummy options when it comes to birthday cake alternatives? These non-cake birthday treats are just what you need!

Looking for birthday cake alternatives? Celebrate cake-free birthdays with some tasty alternative birthday desserts.

The Best Birthday Cake Alternatives

Guess what?

My hubby doesn’t like cake….and if you are reading this post I am guessing you know someone who doesn’t care for it either.

Truth be told, he didn’t even want to have cake at our wedding, but I talked him into cupcakes purely on the practicality of price and ease of serving them.

Needless to say, when it comes to his birthday treat of choice, cake is never at the top of his list.

And now my kids are starting to follow in their father’s footsteps!

Luckily for me (and you) there are a ton of alternative birthday cake ideas for adults and kids to enjoy.

I have created a list of some of our favorites from year’s past below.

Birthday Cake Alternatives: 10 Non-Cake Birthday Desserts

Maybe you just don’t have time to bake a cake from scratch.

Or perhaps you have someone who just doesn't like cake.

No matter what the reason, these super easy birthday cake alternatives are simple to put together at a moment’s notice.

There you have it mama! 10 super easy Birthday Cake Alternatives that you can put together in no time! I hope these ideas help you to have more time to enjoy the party and spend time with friends and family.

Which Easy Birthday Cake Alternative will you Choose?

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  1. I love all of these ideas! They are so cute yet simple, the perfect combination. These ideas reminded me that you don’t have to spend endless hours making a birthday picture perfect. Thank you for sharing these!

    1. Right?!?! A birthday is a celebration and the prep shouldn’t leave you feeling worn out! Most kids are happy with any “special treat” and these ideas are also the perfect solution for kiddos who may have food allergies and not be able to have a traditional birthday cake!

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