A birthday cake is often the centerpiece of a birthday celebration and it can make or break your 30th birthday party. However, choosing a 30th birthday cake does not have to be an intimidating process. Get creative with your options and take a good look at the person who is celebrating their 30th birthday. Whether they like a good joke, are into traditions or want something one-of-a-kind, you can have a 30th birthday cake that will work for their big day.
If the person celebrating their 30th birthday likes a good joke, then you have range of wise-cracking 30th birthday cakes you can choose. You will want to pick a cake that pokes fun at the fact the birthday boy or girl is getting older. An “over the hill cake” is a good joke cake. An “over the hill cake” can be made on a basic flat sheet cake. Use green icing for the grass of the hill and use chocolate cookie cut in half to make tombstones. Arrange the tombstones on the top of the cake. Be sure to write “Happy 30th Birthday” in white icing along the front of the cookie tombstones. For a simple joke cake, you can cover the cake in solemn, black icing.
If the person celebrating their 30th birthday wants you to treat the celebration like it’s any other birthday, then you will want to go with a more traditional birthday cake. A simple circular or sheet cake with butter cream icing and piping makes a lovely traditional birthday cake. For decoration, you can add “Happy Birthday” written in icing along the top of the cake. For an even more personalized touch, you can add the birthday boy or girls name the cake. This is the perfect cake for someone who does not want attention drawn turning 30.
For a unique and classy 30th birthday cake you can bake two cakes for the Birthday person. Bake one cake in the shape of a “3” and the second cake in the shape of a “0.” Decorate each number with iced piping and place them together on a serving platter or cookie sheet to create a “30.” This is a simple cake idea that is just unique enough to leave a good impression on party guests and the birthday person.
To create a unique cake experience for the person turning 30, ask them about their favorite bands, movies and hobbies. If they are good friend or family member, you’ll already know all this information. Take their likes and dislikes and make a custom cake for their big birthday. If the person likes golf, you can make them a cake decorated with a golf tee. If the person is a huge fan of the band KISS, you or a professional baker can recreate Gene Simmons face on the top of the cake. Be sure to make the cake about something the birthday boy or girl loves.