Photo Cakes: Run out of birthday cake ideas? Making a cake with a translucent, sugar "photo" is easy, and enjoyable by birthday boys and girls of all ages. Just take a favorite photo to your local cake decorating store, and they can prepare an edible version of it for a few dollars. Follow the instructions provided, and you can add it to the top of a simple, iced cake. Voila! Instant birthday gratification!
The cake theme basically comes down to focusing on what the child is most interested in, so, as a parent, you have the opportunity to be the Cake Hero and provide your youngster with a cake that will make their eyes open wide and smile with delight as they shout out, "Wow! This is really cool!"