Sweet 16 Cake Ideas

You’re in a dilemma. You have your Sweet 16 birthday party coming up sooner than you know, and you have to plan everything out. From the the DJ, to the venue, to the cake. You don’t know where to start, which can be pretty overwhelming. Thankfully, there are apps out there like Styckie that can help you plan your party on the go, all from your phone. So let’s keep it simple and start with the cake. You’re going to need a pretty epic one to first off, impress all your friends, and second off, satisfy your cravings too. We’ve compiled a lovely list of Sweet 16 cakes that you can get for your party, based on your theme or your interests.

 

Sally Sells Sea Shells

This cake is simple in appearance, but has so much to offer. This design is for the girl who lives her life by the beach or near water. With the macaroons, and the hard candies shaped like sea shells, this cake creates a beachy, surfer vibe that instantly attracts your attention.

 

Starbucks Lover

This cake will make all the Ugg wearing, Starbucks coffee drinking girls go crazy. It instantly stands out with cupcakes that imitate hazelnut frappucinno. This is a Sweet 16 cake that you and all your friends will want a bite (or sip) of.

 

Gluttonous Paradise

Now this is a cake that you’ve probably never seen before. I like to call this one, a food lover’s dream. Every type of food you could imagine in one cake. The crazy part is that this cake doesn’t look like a cake at all, but cut open into it and you’ll be met by a vanilla cake interior. Just be prepared for some heavily confused stares – everyone is going to want to get their hands on this one.

 

The Bookworm

For all the book lovers out there, this one is for you. It’s a very clever cake that features three stacked books. A creative option would be to add titles to the books that feature the birthday your name, which will definitely make the bookworm in you warm with joy.

 

Floral Princess

The princess has arrived! This cake is for the girly girls who just can’t get enough of their flower obsession. This beautiful cake is light, elegant, and features floral decor on the bottom and top tiers. It gives off an airy and delicate vibe, which will be perfect for the lovely, 16 year-to-be princesses out there.

Hope this helped you all! Now go get to creating your birthday cake masterpieces!

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How To Bake a Perfect Chocolate Cake

Chocolate cake is one of the most revered desserts out there. It is amazing to say the least, no wonder so many people look to chocolate cake as a go-to for their birthday celebration. What people don’t realize is that baking a chocolate cake can be relatively easy, all you need is the perfect recipe. We found a simple and easy chocolate cake recipe from our friends over at The Spruce, that will keep your guests and yourself, coming back for more.

The Recipe:

What you’ll need:

1 3/4 cups of flour (all purpose)

2 cups of sugar

3/4 cup cocoa powder

1 1/2 teaspoons of baking powder

1 1/2 teaspoons of baking soda

1/2 teaspoon of salt

2 eggs

1 cup of milk

1/2 cup of vegetable oil

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1 cup water (boiling)

 

How To Make It:

  1. You’ll start by Preheating your oven to 350 F.
  2. You can spray, butter or oil a 9-inch cake pan or line the bottom of the pan with parchment paper.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, stir flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt all together.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix your eggs, milk, oil and vanilla extract and water.
  5. You’ll then combine both the wet and dry mixtures together, then add them to your prepared cake pan
  6. You’ll bake the cake for 30 minutes

Once cooled, you can frost the cake with chocolate frosting, and add some chocolate chips on top to make the cake extra chocolatey. Bon appetit!

If you want a custom cake made for your birthday, download the Styckie App today to get the best cake bakers in your area in seconds!

 

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