10 of our favourite themed cakes to celebrate your child’s birthday

Posted on October 21st, 2016

If you want to pull out all the stops for your little one’s birthday, you need to have a themed cake. Here are some of our favourites.

Our favourite themed cakes

While we agree that less is more when it comes to children’s parties, the birthday cake is a very special part of your birthday. If you’re having a themed party for your little one, a themed cake is a must. You don’t have to break the bank and order a cake that will set you back a couple of hundred rand – you can easily make your own with a little patience and help from your foodie friends.


Here’s a round-up of our favourite themed cakes for boys and girls:

Alice in wonderland theme

Click here to download your free Wonderland tea party invitation and food labels

Bug party

Click here for a fun “mud pudding” recipe the kids will love

Gone fishing cake

Click here for cute ideas on how to throw a gone fishing party for your little boy

Little girl's party

Click here for tips on how to throw a vintage-theme tea party for your little girl

Lady bug cake

Monster cake

Paw patrol cake

Unicorn cake

Click here for ideas on how to throw the cutest rainbow unicorn party for a little girl

Vintage aeroplane party

Click here for 9 cute ideas for a vintage aeroplane party

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