Birthday Party Recipes

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Quick and Almost-Professional Buttercream Icing
xoshadyxo

Quick and Almost-Professional Buttercream Icing

Our favorite creamy and fluffy buttercream frosting that is still perfect for piping and decorating. Tint with food coloring for any occasion.

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Happy Birthday Cake
Carol

Happy Birthday Cake

This classic yellow butter cake can be baked in three layers or one 9x13-inch pan.

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Funfetti® Birthday Cookies
Eatsleepinspire

Funfetti® Birthday Cookies

In this quick and easy 5-ingredient recipe, Funfetti(R) cake mix cookies are rolled in sprinkles for a colorful treat perfect for birthdays.

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Incredible Punch
MLT

Incredible Punch

Absolutely the best punch! A hit at showers, teas and kids' birthday parties. It's made with cran-raspberry juice, ginger ale and pina colada mixer and has a beautiful pink color!.

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Caterpillar Cake
Heather Walker

Caterpillar Cake

"This is a great cake to do after a unit on bugs, wildlife, etc. Have the kids help decorate it! Use licorice whips for antennas, or gumdrops. Spread icing around caterpillar and sprinkle green tinted coconut for grass. Use any flavor cake mix or any Bundt cake recipe."

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Hamburger Cake
Gail

Hamburger Cake

This is a wonderful cake that looks just like a giant hamburger. I made one for my nephew and it was a delightful hit.

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Rainbow Clown Cake
lovestohost

Rainbow Clown Cake

Gel or paste food colorings are the secret to the "tie-dyed" effect in this colorful cake mix cake.

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Frog Cupcakes
kymama

Frog Cupcakes

"These frog-faced cupcakes are fun and easy to make for a child's birthday."

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Ice Cream Cone Treats
Dee Akeson

Ice Cream Cone Treats

Special treat for birthdays or other celebrations!!! Truly resemble ice cream in a cone, kids love 'em!!!

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Annie's Fruit Salsa and Cinnamon Chips
Ann Page

Annie's Fruit Salsa and Cinnamon Chips

This delicious salsa made with fresh kiwis, apples and berries is a sweet, succulent treat when served on homemade cinnamon tortilla chips. Enjoy it as a summer appetizer or an easy dessert.

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One Bowl Chocolate Cake III
shirleyo

One Bowl Chocolate Cake III

This is a rich and moist chocolate cake. It only takes a few minutes to prepare the batter. Frost with your favorite chocolate frosting.

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Extreme Chocolate Cake
RACH56

Extreme Chocolate Cake

A rich moist chocolate cake with a chocolate buttercream icing. This is the best cake in the world!

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Baked Kale Chips
LucyDelRey

Baked Kale Chips

Olive oil and seasoned salt are all you need to turn fresh kale leaves into delicious good-for-you baked snacks.

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Playgroup Granola Bars
PREGOCOOK

Playgroup Granola Bars

My girlfriend brought these granola bars over for a playgroup one morning and ever since they've been a staple!

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Kettle Corn
SUE202

Kettle Corn

White sugar makes the Kettle Corn taste like popcorn balls. Use brown sugar and it will taste like caramel corn.

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Buttercream Icing
Sharon Gerstman

Buttercream Icing

This egg-free buttercream frosting recipe uses just five ingredients to achieve the traditional flavor you love. It's perfect for decorating cookies and cupcakes.

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Marshmallow Fondant
Kiele Briscoe

Marshmallow Fondant

Made with mini marshmallows, this tasty rolled fondant is easier than a traditional boiled fondant.

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Strawberry Cake from Scratch
GothicGirl

Strawberry Cake from Scratch

It is hard to find scratch strawberry cakes, so this one is worth it weight in gold to me as a caterer. Frost with cream cheese or vanilla frosting - or for a treat, use a chocolate glaze!

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Sturdy Whipped Cream Frosting
Jo-Lynn Jansen

Sturdy Whipped Cream Frosting

This is a YUMMY whipped cream frosting that is very stable and does not melt at room temperature unlike many standard whipped cream frostings. It also makes a GREAT dip for fresh fruit -- not too sweet, just right! This recipe is GREAT for a stand mixer but will work with any good mixer.

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Party Pinwheels
MADDIES MOM

Party Pinwheels

It's easy to make lots and lots of these cream-cheese-based rounds: Simply use extra-large tortillas and roll them up with the smooth and crunchy filling.

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White Almond Wedding Cake
CUPYCAKESMURF

White Almond Wedding Cake

Start with a white cake mix, and add sour cream and almond flavoring to make a quick, moist cake that's ready for your decorating touches.

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Heavenly White Cake
Carol

Heavenly White Cake

Cake flour, butter, egg whites, and milk are mixed with vanilla and almond extracts in this classic white cake recipe.

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Cream Cheese Penguins
Valerie Cain Cuff

Cream Cheese Penguins

Just imagine a cute display of penguins, made with black olives, carrots and cream cheese! You can add scarves and hats by using fresh red pepper strips, or canned pimentos cut into different shapes. Use frilly toothpicks if you can.

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Garbanzo Bean Chocolate Cake (Gluten Free!)
CCUMMINS

Garbanzo Bean Chocolate Cake (Gluten Free!)

A very good high-protein alternative to flourless chocolate cake. Give it a try!

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Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie
Becca

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

Bananas, milk, peanut butter, honey, and ice are all you need to make this filling yet refreshing smoothie.

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Fruit Pizza I
Anne

Fruit Pizza I

Delicious fruit pizza is an attractive dessert perfect for a cookout or children's birthday party. The crust is made from cookie dough pressed into a pizza pan. After the crust is baked and cooled, it's frosted with sweetened cream cheese and decorated with slices of fresh fruit. Chill well before serving.

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Texas Sheet Cake V
Carolyn Herbert

Texas Sheet Cake V

A moist and delicious chocolate cake made in a jellyroll pan, covered with chocolate frosting and walnuts.

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Extra Easy Hummus
Donalyn

Extra Easy Hummus

Tahini-free hummus that only takes minutes, and is a favorite with my kids.

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