Make a Wish! 39 Amazing Birthday Cake Recipes

Whether you're in the mood for a fudgy chocolate layer cake, red velvet with cream cheese frosting, or a tres leches cake coated in caramel, we've got something for you. Bake up an instant celebration with one of these festive confections (40 Photos)

Jacquelyn Lumley on Nov 13, 2013 at 9:07AM

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Make a Wish! 39 Amazing Birthday Cake Recipes

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Red Velvet Cake

This classic cake is sweetened by a hint of cocoa powder, and its red hue is bold enough for even the biggest celebration.

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Recipe courtesy of  Dam Good Sweet by David Guas and Raquel Pelzel. The Tauton Press 2009.

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