Tired of store bought cakes and ready to try something new? If you are, then this is the article for you! Birthday cakes are very special and sometimes the right cake can really make the day perfect. There a few alternatives to try before throwing in the towel. First, try making it yourself. Nowadays, craft and cake specialty stores like sugarcraft have everything you need to make your cake. There are fun things like picture design cakes where you can send a bakery or online store a picture and they will transfer it into a cake-ready image with edible food ink! It’s that easy. Simply send them the .jpg and they will take care of the rest.
Try other sweets besides cakes! Cupcakes, pies, fruit tarts, cookie cakes, candy bars with funny pictures are other alternatives to cake. Put your own creative twist on any cake by adding your own frosting after the cake is bought. You can save money buy purchasing a plain cake and adding the finishing touches yourself. Head over to a local grocery store and pick up some colorful sprinkles and other cake decorating goodies. You can also take it to the next level by using techniques like stencils and airbrushing to add unique designs to your b-day cake. Candles are another great way to spice up a birthday cake. Not plain jane candles either. Search online for sparkly, twisty and even talking candles! Wanna play a practical joke? Get a candle that doesn’t blow out and watch the birthday girl or boy try to give their all until they realize it’s a trick candle.
If you just don’t have time to make or pick up a birthday cake, don’t stress because you can get your someone to deliver the birthday cake! With a quick call and credit card transaction over the phone, it is easy to cross one more thing off the list.