The first birthday party of our little person is fast approaching and you’re struggling to find a cake inspiration that would be as awesome as the little guy or the little lady.
Pinterest isn’t much help either – there is simply too much to choose from! If you’re baking the cake yourself, here is another problem – the cakes never turn out the way you see them online.
If you need a little helping hand, we are here to save the day. Here are over 20+ coolest first birthday cakes for your girl or boy!
For a little gent
Very simple cake with white fondant and small touches, one of the easier ones to do if you want to try and make the cake at home.
Here is another layer of cuteness – sea inspired first birthday cake featuring his favourite animals. You can add number one on the cake or simply leave it without it, it still look amazing.
All the kids love farm animals, so this farm inspired cake would be surely a hit at the birthday party!
For a little lady
This looks so delicious I want to eat it right away. Very versatile cake that easily turns into first birthday cake – simply add number one on the top – it would look great with sparkler in shape of number one.
Very simple cake perfect for DIY – you just need to get the cutting out shapes for whales and some food colouring for the fondant. Happy baking!
Naked Cake with Sparkles
Very simple yet impressive cake, without looking too childish. Stylish celebration of the first year with some added sparkles.
Another ombre cake with simple styling. Leave it to the experts if you want to achieve this effect as the layering needs some skills.
White Balloon Cake
Cute simple cake with a balloon theme, very easy to execute if you have the right tools.
Naked with Flowers
No birthday is complete without flowers, so why leave them out just because it’s kids birthday?
Building Site Cake
Boys’ dream cake. Cool heavy machine dropping off treats from a cocoa dusted cake.
Over the Top
When you want to impress the guests on your baby’s first birthday party, this is the cake to order.
A lot of details and a cute theme make this cake a wonderful center point of your birthday party.
The Big One
Simple cake with original presentation, can’t go wrong with that!
Black & White
Little modern twist on traditional first birthday cake. How do you like this one?
Another farm animals cake, just because I can’t get enough of them.
Pretty minimalist birthday cake you an easily make at home.
If he or she has a favourite animal, then make it a feature on the birthday cake.
Beautiful cake that can be suitable both for boys and girls – just adjust the colours.
Are you doing a cake smash photo-shoot? Make sure you get one of these giant cupcakes then!
For a little Princess
Another original birthday cake which is not covered in fairies or princesses.
I Heart You
Modern twist with a bit of colour.
This has to be my favorite one. Replace the toppers with a number if you wish!
How appropriate – alphabet cake for first birthday! Why haven’t I thought of that one?
This cake needs some serious work, so check the link below for instructions and make sure you have enough time to pull it off.
Another original variety of birthday cake – turn it into a cartoon and watch the kids faces brighten up with excitement.
If the first birthday is a highly elegant affair, then this cake will hit all marks.
Little boys love trains, so train cake is another favorite for first birthday.
I agree, this resembles a wedding cake, a bit. But no one says you can’t get inspiration from wedding cakes, right? Especially if they become an original and stylish first birthday cake!
Have you picked your favorite?
Are you baking the cake yourself or hiring professional help? Do you have a theme for a first birthday? Leave a comment below, we would love to hear about it!