It's almost that time of year again: time for little Zach or Madison's birthday, and for all the attendant worries and hassles. Time for the usual whining and gift_grubbing, for tedious visits from relatives, and for sugar_amped kids running rampant through the house. Although birthdays will always be a stressful time of year, baking and decorating the perfect children's birthday cake doesn't have to be. This article will help give you some great birthday cake ideas that you can use year after year, child after child.
Sports Cakes: Your active girl or boy will jump for a sports themed cake. Some easy birthday cake ideas are decorating round cakes to resemble baseballs, soccer balls, or basketballs. Sporty girls and boys will also love a cake that resembles their favorite sports field, which is easy to make with a rectangular sheet cake. You can even add a net, goal, or hoop, as well as plastic figurines resembling spectators and sports players!