The best part about a birthday party is, arguably, the birthday cake (well besides the whole 'being surrounded by the people you love' thing).
There's no need to spend tons on a store-bought, cookie-cutter cake when so many cute, DIY options abound. Making your own birthday cake for your child's party allows you to get creative, and to save a little cash along the way.
We took to the web and found seven cute birthday cake options that we think any kid would be happy to devour.
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