Easiest ever birthday cake

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There’s nothing quicker or easier than our Easiest Ever Birthday Cake! This is the cake you can knock together in literally minutes, making it perfect for those who aren’t keen on baking and just like to add a little sparkle without the stress of making, baking, icing and perfecting a celebration cake.

This is the birthday cake my kids request the most! Which is good news for me as it takes no time at all.

Easiest ever birthday cake

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Yield: Serves 12

Easiest ever birthday cake

The easiest ever birthday cake - taking literally minutes


  • 12 pack of Krispy Kreme doughnuts (more if you're catering for a larger party)
  • Birthday candles
  • Indoor sparklers
  • Edible glitter, sparkly toppings, hundreds and thousands (optional)


  1. Take out your cake stand and load up the doughnuts in a pyramid format.
  2. Add candles, indoor sparklers and throw over any sparkly toppings you fancy adding.
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make the easy birthday cake your way…
  • want it pink and totally girly? buy lovely strawberry iced doughnuts with pink sparkles, maybe add a few toy dolls or little woodland creatures to the pile.
  • not keen on doughnuts – try a chocolate brownie stack cake.
  • want more sparkle? throw over way more glitter and sugar strands.


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