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10 super-easy cake decorating ideas

From donuts to doodles, we've got some pretty sweet cake decorating ideas.

10 super-easy cake decorating ideas

Photo: Roberto Caruso

10 Easy ways to decorate a birthday cake

Watercolour cake

Your cake is a blank canvas. Tap into your inner artist and turn your icing into a work of art.





Get the instructions: Watercolour cake





 




10 super-easy cake decorating ideasPhoto: Robert Caruso, Toppers: Rayna Schwartz

Simplified ombré cake

We’re taking the ombré trend to a whole new level with this two-tone cake. It’s double the colour and double the fun. 


Get the instructions: Simplified ombré cake 

10 super-easy cake decorating ideasPhoto: Robert Caruso, Toppers: Rayna Schwartz

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Heart-shaped cake

Show them how you really feel with this lovely cake.



Get the instructions: Heart-shaped cake


10 super-easy cake decorating ideasPhoto: Robert Caruso

Petal cake

This petal cake delivers some serious wow factor! Your guests won’t believe you did it all with a spoon. 



Get the instructions: Petal cake 


10 super-easy cake decorating ideasPhoto: Robert Caruso, Toppers: Rayna Schwartz

Number cake

Guess who’s one? Celebrate this big milestone with a homemade cake decorated with her favourite treats.



Get the instructions: First birthday cake



 


10 super-easy cake decorating ideasPhoto: Robert Caruso

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Chevron cake

This graphic look is a simple way to jazz up a cake. Not to mention the kids will love eating the Twizzlers—two treats in one.



Get the instructions: Chevron cake 



 


10 super-easy cake decorating ideasPhoto: Robert Caruso, Toppers: Rayna Schwartz

Glitter cake

All that glitters is not gold. Sometimes it’s delicious cake.



Get the instructions: How to make a glitter cake 


10 super-easy cake decorating ideasPhoto: Robert Caruso, Toppers: Rayna Schwartz

Donut-shaped cake

A cake pretending to be a donut? That’s two desserts in one—with less calories! 



Get the instructions: Donut cake


10 super-easy cake decorating ideasPhoto: Robert Caruso

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Squiggle cake

Squiggle lines are the new straight lines. You don’t need a steady hand to make this cake. Impress your guests with this simple masterpiece. 



Get the instructions: Squiggle cake 


10 super-easy cake decorating ideasPhoto: Robert Caruso

Fruit Loops cake

Cereal and cake? It’s a match made in dessert heaven. Your kids will love the addition of their favourite colourful cereal on yummy cake. 



Get the instructions: Fruit Loops cake


10 super-easy cake decorating ideasPhoto: Robert Caruso, Toppers: Rayna Schwartz
This article was originally published on Apr 01, 2022

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