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Butterfly Birthday Cakes

Amazing And Beautiful Butterfly Birthday Cakes

Cute butterfly birthday cakes ideas for everyone! I have loved butterflies since I was a kid...way before they became popular. I love the vibrant colors they come in, and I love the many ways they can be represented. One of my favorite ways of showcasing my love of butterflies is by putting them on cakes. Nothing is cuter than butterfly birthday cakes. And all occasions are good to make them! Especially if you are hosting a butterfly party! You too can force butterfly birthday cakes on your kids before they can choose the usual Disney princess or Spongebob classics. Check out a few of these butterfly cakes and I promise that you will love them as much as I do.

The Ultimate Butterfly Cake For Your Little Princess

castle and butterfly cake

castle and butterfly cake

In need of inspiration? I hope this amazing cake picture will help you create the best and most original butterfly castle cake. I just love this cake, I really wish I could make one just like this. If you need easier butterfly cake ideas, keep reading!

Butterfly Shaped Birthday Cake

Butterfly Shaped Birthday Cake - Amaze your family by making a beautiful butterfly cake

Butterfly shaped cake

Butterfly shaped cake

Using a butterfly shaped mold or template (see below for selection) is quite easy. Either bake your favorite cake recipe in the mold, or bake a larger square cake and use a template. Then ice with multicolored icing to make your butterfly cake alive!

Shown here a butterfly cake baked in a Nordic Ware Butterfly Cake Pan. 10 cup capacity pan. Non stick finish.

If buying from the UK (in £), click here to buy this mold

Printable Butterfly Cake Templates

If you cannot get a butterfly shaped pan in time for your party, try out these printable butterfly cake templates.

Selection of Butterfly Cake Pans

Instead of baking one big butterfly cake, make smaller ones and arrange them around with other shaped cakes (flowers, ladybugs etc). Obviously it will take a bit longer to decorate everything, but the result will be an amazing and unique art piece cake.

Butterfly Birthday Cake Pictures

butterfly birthday cakes

butterfly birthday cakes

Simple Butterfly Cake Ideas

Make a Simple Butterfly Cake with Butterfly Decorations - Tiered Butterfly Cake: impressive but not that difficult

You don't have to be an artist to have a beautiful butterfly cake for your child's birthday party. All you need is a simple plain cake to start. Or for something a little more impressive you can make your own tiered cake, ice it and add craft butterflies or a butterfly cake topper set.

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Craft Butterflies and Butterfly Decorations for Cakes

Any of these butterflies would look great on a simple birthday cake. And you can give them away to guests after the cake is gone!

Edible Butterfly Decorations - Butterfly cake decorations you can eat

Edible Butterfly Images - Another easy way to make a butterfly cake

Who needs artistic skills when you can use an edible butterfly image? All you need is a blank cake with icing. You put the edible image over the icing and wait (follow the instruction sheet for timing, it may change depending on the brand you use). Once you have wait long enough, the butterfly image will have transfer to your cake!

Butterfly Cupcake Ideas

Butterfly Cupcake Toppers

I put tiny butterfly candies on cupcakes, but you can also select many decorating kits specially designed for cupcakes. Cupcakes are easy to serve at kids parties and if you top them off with these pretty butterflies they are sure winners.

butterfly birthday cakes

butterfly birthday cakes

Butterfly Cupcake Wrappers

Butterfly Cookie Cake

Try a butterfly cookie cake. It's a double cookie filled with vanilla frosting and a butterfly drawn on top. If you don't have a bakery close by to make one for you, just make your on. You can check out the giant cookie pan below to bake it. Then you can make a frozen buttercream transfer to place on top. Here are the instructions to make one. A cookie cake is a unique and fun 'cake' that everyone will love.

Butterfly Birthday Party Ideas

Butterfly birthday party supplies

If you need some fun butterfly birthday party ideas and supplies, see this page:

Butterfly Parties
Are you thinking of hosting a butterfly party for your little one? Butterflies are beautiful, they come in so many different colors and are almost as magical...

© 2011 Nathalie Roy


Nancy Tate Hellams from Pendleton, SC on September 12, 2014:

I have always liked butterflies, too and love these cake decorating ideas. I never thought of having s butterfly party but love the idea.

AussieAnnie LM on May 28, 2013:

great ideas thanks

gin001 on March 31, 2013:

I love butterflies. Really enjoyed your lens. The pics are wonderful... some great ideas. Thanks for sharing.

anonymous on March 24, 2013:

Those large butterfly birthday cakes are just so beautiful, it is a wonder that anyone will take a slice out of it!!

WordChipper on March 21, 2013:

My youngest absolutely loves butterflies. Thanks for the great ideas.

wrapitup4me on March 14, 2013:

Your article is certainly inspiring, however, it can't give me the talent to have my cakes turn out looking this good. I love getting inspired and maybe if I practise enough I'll even get proficient.

katiecolette on March 11, 2013:

The other day a friend of mine posted a picture of a butterfly cake she made on Facebook. I loved the simple idea - she baked a round cake, and then cut it in half, and simply switched the halves around, so that the round edges touch in the middle, and then she added the butterfly body in between the wings. She finished the butterfly with some purple icing. The cake turned out great!

whats4dinner on March 08, 2013:

You'll never go wrong with butterfly decorations! Lovely!

renagirl on March 04, 2013:

OH My I gained 5 pounds just looking !! lol These are very pretty cakes and cup cakes Now I want one !!

Your lens is yummy!!

Gregory Moore from Louisville, KY on February 25, 2013:

Very cool designs. These are like art!

Lenskeeper on February 25, 2013:

These are lovely! Personally, I like the edible butterflies on the multi-tiered cakes. They just look so pretty and elegant...

ChristyZ on February 25, 2013:

These cakes are amazing, my daughter loves butterflies but I never thought of getting her a themed cake. Terrific lens!

KANEsUgAr on January 28, 2013:

I love the edible butterflies, especially the rainbow butterflies.

Deb Bryan from Chico California on January 20, 2013:

I love your Beautiful Butterfly Birthday Cakes! This is a perfect place to find every size of cakes with butterfly themes. A butterfly themed cake is a great choice for any age and I love the selection of cupcakes and the mini-cake on a stick as well as the elaborate sophisticated Butterfly Birthday Cakes you have.

Sunflower2423 on January 19, 2013:

This is a really nice lens on butterfuly birthday cakes. I liked all the cakes and they all looked very pretty. I would love to be able to do cakes like this.

Michey LM on January 14, 2013:

All of them looks great but I like "Tiered Butterfly Cake" it is a beautiful simplicity.

ismeedee on January 07, 2013:

Lovely cakes!

Jo-Jackson on January 04, 2013:

These are beautiful. They would make great birthday party cakes for little girls.

ExpertPrecision on January 02, 2013:

Gorgeous lens and great cake ideas.

Stephanie from Canada on December 30, 2012:

Wow, some gorgeous cakes here! Great collection you've put together.

Linda Jo Martin from Post Falls, Idaho, USA on December 05, 2012:

What a lot of great options you offer. Butterfly cakes are gorgeous!

Ellen Gregory from Connecticut, USA on December 02, 2012:

These are great-- the intro photo cake is so beautiful, I would never cut it.

stephiy on November 29, 2012:

Very nice lens and beautiful butterfly cakes! I especially love the one in the intro photo :)

JennyBentle on October 27, 2012:

These are super cute!

WriterJanis2 on October 08, 2012:

So many beautiful cakes.

anonymous on September 26, 2012:

Now am all hungry. Great I do not have to bake them.:)

Funkysi on September 26, 2012:

Unbelievable. Great idea for daughter`s BD cake.

JuliaAnnPayne on September 22, 2012:

cool lens on butterfly

Missmerfaery444 on September 19, 2012:

Gorgeous! Such a versatile design - can be bright and fun or so delicate - and butterfly cakes are great for kids and adults alike. I love them!

mumsgather on September 11, 2012:

The cakes look too good to be eaten.

Nancy Tate Hellams from Pendleton, SC on September 09, 2012:

I loved looking at these beautiful Butterfly Birthday Cakes.

ggruden2 on September 06, 2012:

Nice cakes for birtday!

Paul from Liverpool, England on September 02, 2012:

Beautifully crafted lens on Butterfly Birthday Cakes - Blessed.

FashionMommy on August 19, 2012:

These are just lovely.

Peggy Hazelwood from Desert Southwest, U.S.A. on July 13, 2012:

I love that butterfly cake pan. Such pretty cakes!

sheezie77 on June 24, 2012:

Beautiful lens, great job!

pawpaw911 on June 11, 2012:

Great Butterfly Cakes and Supplies. This would be the place to be if you are looking for a Butterfly Cake.

kimark421 on May 10, 2012:

Beautiful cakes. Thanks for the great lens!

anonymous on May 06, 2012:

Awesome eye-candy! Guess this what a tasteful treat is all about!!

anonymous on April 20, 2012:


anonymous on March 21, 2012:

How cute are these cakes, they look so pretty.

Lorelei Cohen from Canada on March 14, 2012:

I was out on my butterfly quest and found this beautiful butterfly cake article. The best news is that it had everything that I was looking for on it. Photo credits, a great introduction image, and an absolutely fantastic article. Thank you girl you made my day :)

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