Sometimes, you have to make a birthday cake. For a child. Whom you love.
Country Crock (yes, the "buttery spread") recently released a survey of 1,000 parents that found that 55% of them finish their child's birthday cake between 10 p.m. and midnight the day before the birthday party.
Get your shit under control with these birthday cakes that you can actually make without showing up to work the next day with fondant in your hair and rage in your heart.
1. Decorate a boxed-mix, store-bought, or homemade cake with this clever trick.
Sprinkles are your friend and an easy way to make a cake look all Pinterest-y. Learn how here.