Birthday Recipes

Grab your party hat! Everything you need to plan the best party is right here, from photo-worthy birthday cake recipes to extra-special birthday dinner ideas.

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      25+ Birthday Party Games for Kids of All Ages

      A celebration isn't complete without one of these exciting birthday party games for kids. They're mighty fun for little players.

      Vanilla Frosting

      Don't know how to make icing for cake but don't want to settle for store-bought frosting? This four-ingredient easy vanilla...


      21 Outrageously Fun Adult Party Games

      Mix things up with these adult party games! They're the best way to add some extra fun (and laughs) to...


      Pizza Crackers

      Kids love making these simple pizza crackers. I like to use pizza sauce from a squeeze bottle to make it...


      How to Throw a Surprise Birthday Party

      Want to keep things hush-hush? This is how to throw a surprise birthday party—and keep the secret under wraps.

      Cranberry-Walnut Belgian Waffles

      Belgian waffles have larger squares and deeper pockets than American waffles. I make mine with nutrition boosters like whole wheat,...


      Margarita Cupcakes

      These margarita cupcakes are my most requested recipe. If you are unable to find Key lime juice, you can use...

      Margarita Gelatin Shots

      Everyone's favorite cocktail becomes a celebratory shot! Serve this margarita gelatin shot recipe in shot glasses garnished to look like...


      Maple-Bacon Rice Krispies Treats

      Sweet with a touch of smoky flavor, these maple-bacon Rice Krispies Treats will make you fall in love with this...


      Chocolate-Raspberry Rice Krispies Treats

      Move over, chocolate and strawberries! Dried raspberries paired with chocolate may become your new favorite flavor combo. Watch them shine...


      Rocky Road Rice Krispies Treats

      Piled high with chocolate chunks, gooey marshmallows and crushed graham crackers, this rocky road Rice Krispies Treats recipe is perfect...

      Sparkly Princess Rice Krispies Treats

      These strawberry princess Rice Krispies Treats are fit for royalty. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen


      Watermelon Rice Krispies Treats

      Not only do these watermelon Rice Krispies Treats look like your favorite summery fruit, they taste like 'em, too! —Taste...


      Funky Monkey Rice Krispies Treats

      These peanut butter banana Rice Krispies Treats prove that bananas and peanut butter are a match made in heaven. —Taste...


      Morning Buzz Rice Krispies Treats

      These caffeinated cereal bars will help you perk right up! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen


      Salted Caramel Pretzel Rice Krispies Treats

      Craving a snack that's both salty and sweet? These salted caramel Rice Krispies treats can't be beat. —Taste of Home...

      Caramel Apple Rice Krispies Treats

      Ooey, gooey caramel meets your favorite crisped rice treat in this caramel apple Rice Krispies Treat recipe. —Taste of Home...


      Oreo Rice Krispies Treats

      These Oreo Rice Krispies Treats are chewy on the inside with a crispy, crunchy cookie top. Not only are they...


      Almond Custard Cake

      This white cake pairs well with all sorts of frostings and fillings, but the chocolate frosting in this recipe is...


      How to Make a Pinata at Home

      You don't have to be elbow-deep in papier-mache goo to DIY a pinata. We'll show you to make a pinata...


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      Best Ever Vanilla Ice Cream

      This ice cream is technically a custard since it contains eggs. After lots of testing (and tasting), I've found that...


      15 Easy Ideas for DIY Birthday Decorations

      Making a themed party out of items you already have at home is easier than you think. Here's a look...


      How to Plan a Superhero Birthday Party

      Crash! Boom! Pow! The call to save the day has been received—and it's time to celebrate with a superhero birthday...


      New York-Style Pizza

      This New York-style pizza recipe makes a no-nonsense pie. Since the crust is pliable enough to fold, cut the pizza...

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      Andes Mint Cookies

      Transform your favorite candy into a baked treat! These Andes mint cookies are better than any after-dinner mint. —Taste of...


      Sour Cream Sugar Cookie Cake

      My husband requested a giant sugar cookie for his birthday. I wanted to do something a bit more exciting than...


      25 Gorgeous Birthday Party Decorations You Can Buy

      Throw a beautiful event for a friend or family member with some of these birthday party decorations you can buy...


      Strawberry Cake Filling

      Use this sweet strawberry cake filling for a cake roll or layer cake. It also tastes fantastic served over ice...


      Birthday Cake Fudge

      This decadent birthday cake fudge is the perfect thing to make your big day special. Or prepare it ahead and...


      Layered Yellow Cake with Chocolate Buttercream

      This yellow cake will become your go-to recipe for birthdays, but the tender cake with flavorful chocolate buttercream is truly...