The 27 most amazing first birthday cake ideas you’ll ever see

Back in our day we were lucky to get a Victoria sponge for our tenth birthday tea, and for our first birthday we probably had a mashed-up banana, just like every other day. But it looks like the one-year-olds of today are a luckier bunch, judging by these show-stopping cakes.

These first birthday cakes are mind-blowing and some parents really do pull out all the stops to celebrate that first special birthday. We’re not convinced we’ll be trying anything this ambitious, any time soon but it’s nice to dream, isn’t it?

So, here are the 27 jaw-droppingly amazing cakes to help with those daydreams…

1. The over-the-top cake

2. The girly-girl cake

3. The vintage circus cake

4. The baby shark cake

5. The rainbow surprise cake

6. The number cake

7. The ombre cake

8. The nursery classic

9. The classy colours cake

10. The fun cake

11. The big bash cake

12. The letter cake

13. The unashamedly chocolate cake

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14. The engineering feat cake

15. The crowd-pleaser cake

16. The little boy’s cake

17. The pretty pastel cake

18. The pretty as a picture cake

19. The cake-you-wish-you-could-make cake

20. The show-stopper cake

21. The cheeky monkey cake

22. The clever cake

23. The monster bash cake

24. The Disney princess cake

25. The Dino cake

26. The nursery rhyme cake

27. The tutu cake