Planning an Elmo birthday party extravaganza? Of course, you'll need crazy-cute decorations and a clever favor idea, but you'll probably also want to consider a cake to let that furry red monster shine. Here are over 20 smart ideas for the best Elmo cakes and cupcakes we've seen -- guaranteed to wow your Elmo-obsessed kid. Pretty in Pink What could a little girl love more than an Elmo cake for her birthday? A pink Elmo cake! Michelle Rea of Inspired by Michelle Cake Designs created this lovely dessert that simplifies things by doing the red guy's face in fondant, along with bright colors, rather than trying to sculpt the Muppet. Pink-tastic!