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28 Insanely Creative Ways To Decorate A Cake That Are Easy AF

Have a very happy birthday (or happy ANY day, tbh).

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3. Unwrap some Dum Dums and stick them straight into the cake.

Decorations that won't budge if you have to bring a cake on the road.

Tutorial: Four Easy Cake Decorating Ideas by Melanie Blodgett (You Are My Fave) at Julep


9. Head to the farmers market to get the decorating ingredients for this fruity cake.

Just be sure to spread a thick enough layer of frosting to keep the heavier berries affixed.

Recipe: Berry Covered Birthday Cake at The Kitchen McCabe

10. Make some buttercream frosting in a variety of colors and use a decorating tip to completely cover a cake with stars.

This is easy...but time-consuming: Set up a laptop out of the mess zone and watch Netflix while you work.

Tutorial: Easy Star Tip Cake Decorating Idea at The Cookie Writer


13. Or Lucky Charms.

Tutorial: Lucky Charmed Cake at Alana Jones Mann

14. Or Froot Loops.

Recipe: Fruit Loop Cereal Milk Layer Cake at Sweetest Menu


17. Create number-shaped, confetti-covered marshmallow toppers.

A special treat for the birthday boy or girl — everyone else will be jealous they don't get one.

Tutorial: Confetti Marshmallow Numbers at Studio DIY

19. Put those fruit snacks in your cupboard to good use and turn Fruit Roll-Ups into bunting and Fruit by the Foot into bows.

Gushers look pretty darn great sitting atop some frosting.

Tutorial: 5 Easy Cake Decorating Ideas With Fruit Snacks at Sprinkle Bakes.


23. It may look fancy, but you only need some ziplock bags and a spoon to decorate this gorgeous petal cake.

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You can do it!

...And then you can eat it.

Recipe: Rainbow Petal Cake by Kate Wagner for The Cake Blog

28. Or birds.

Perfect for a woodland-themed party. Tweet tweet!

Recipe: Twig & Tweet Layered Color Cake at The Sweet Escape


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