Bottom Line: When you're trying to come up with some birthday cake ideas, brainstorm! Make a list of what the person is most interested in, their likes and dislikes, the era of their birth, along with considering their profession, hobbies, and age as possibilities to help you create a that cake masterpiece.
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!