Good Birthday 1st Cake Ideas??

Katt - posted on 01/16/2010 ( 10 moms have responded )

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I need some healthy but good birthday cake Ideas!!

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Kate CP - posted on 01/24/2010

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Healthy? Bah! It's your kiddo's first birthday-let them get good and dirty while eating chocolate cake. Just remember to strip him/her down to their diaper before letting them eat the cake. Saves on laundry! ;)

Kimberley - posted on 01/24/2010

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I posted earlier about the carrot cake w/cream cheese frosting. I read some other post and every grocery store that I know of gives you a little single cake(for baby) when you buy a bigger one for friends & family. That way they can go at it and make a huge mess!

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that is sweet! when my daughter turned 1, we had a sheet cake for her actual party, but then we gave her her own personal cake that she could eat. She had a ball with it..LOL and at the same time got real messy, but it was cute!

Jennifer - posted on 01/16/2010

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I made cupcakes instead of a cake with Splenda. Splenda has several recipes on their website. You really cannot taste any difference. We had some diabetics at the party, so we set some aside without frosting. I also took a suggestion from a comment on the website to add a little more buttermilk to make them moist. I recommend the same.

Pat - posted on 01/16/2010

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Most grocery stores in our area give you a FREE 1st birthday cake with proof of birthday (birth certificate). When my son turned one I got one and had them put whip cream frosting on instead of the usual sugary stuff. He loved it!

Michele - posted on 01/16/2010

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AAAAAAWWWWWW its the 1st bday I think you should have a cake just for the baby to play with get a little personal cake and then do a nice cake foe every1 one else

Cori - posted on 01/16/2010

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really they eat hardly any of it.. most of it is just frosting that they smash around... i just used a store bought cake mix and frosting.. my aunt did for her daughter a store bough cake mix and frosting but it was the reduced sugar cake mix and frosting.. the frosting was gross and slimy and her daughter wasnt that into it but it was less sugar so you could always do that

paula dean made a carrot cake with baby food carrots and a cream cheese frosting, just dont add so much powder sugar to the frosting recipe if you are worried about it

Theresa - posted on 01/16/2010

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Use angelfood cake, it's a little better than regular. I suggest chocolate frosting though. It shows up best on pics. And looks really cute smeared all over their little faces. Usually they tend to play in it more than eat it.

User - posted on 01/16/2010

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Limited non-dying frosting... Unless you don't mind stained clothes... Both my children had frosting free cake, but I have an issue with the amount of sugar that adds... Remember the camera though, the first is the best...

Kimberley - posted on 01/16/2010

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Make or buy a carrot cake with cream cheese frosting. They are delicious and a little bit healthier.

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