My son’s birthday is coming in a few days’ time and I was busy googling birthday cake ideas for boys. Then a thought strikes me that why don’t I make a list of the best birthday cakes for boys for all you ladies and gentlemen.
I know sometimes its a bit crazy to organize a party especially if you have to do it all by yourself.
Let me at least help you with cake selection so that you can focus on other arrangements.
These super cool cakes would be loved by any boys. Most of the cakes are easy to make but some need a bit more love.
25 Best Birthday Cake Ideas for boys
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1. Captain America Birthday cake for Boys/ Men
Captain America is one of the famous cartoon characters that is loved by both little and big boys.
This means ladies, perfecting this cake design will be highly desirable.
Check the step by step easy tutorial at I Heart Baking.
2. Lego blocks Cake
Anyone can make this fabulous lego cake. You don’t need to be an expert baker.
All you need is a practice, time, and patience to make those small grids.
I’m 100% sure that you’ll be regarded as a Queen of baking after this cake. Are you ready???
Head over to Grated Nutmeg for the full tutorial.
This is another way to make the Lego Block cake.
Thanks to Jen for sharing her idea at Pink When.
3. Ninjago Cake
This cake is very simple to make and the result is fantastic. I’m sure your boy will love it.
Get the full cake instruction at Life As We Know.
4. Tractor birthday cake for boys
Tractor cakes are another favorite birthday cake for boys. For any Farm theme birthday party, tractor cake would be an awesome idea. I guess boys love tractors so this is another awesome cake idea to add to your list.
This cake requires a bit of prep work, you better start early.
This one is from Rose at Rose Bakes.
5. Ballon Cake
This beautiful balloon cake looks so delicious. Anybody with a desire to bake cake can make this cute cake.
Get the full instruction from Wilton
6. Dinosaur Birthday Cakes for boys
It’s so easy to make this cute dinosaur cake. Just bake the cake using the dinosaur cake mold and decorate it with your boy’s favorite color. As simple as that.
Image from A handmade tale.
Easy Dinosaurs Cake
This simple, easy to make sheet cake is very cute. You can make the dinosaurs in two ways-
- Cut the fondant into cute dinosaurs shape and stick it on the cake or
- Download any dinosaurs picture from the internet, trace it on your cake and decorate the cake with frosting.
This is a perfect birthday cake for both boys and girls.
Image from Edgar’s bakery, sorry no instructions.
7. Cookies Monster Cake
This cookie monster cake is very simple to make, just pipe blue cream all over the cake and make two eyes, three is even better.
Stuff some cookies in its mouth and you have your cookies monster cake.
Image source: Pinterest.
8. RocketShip Cake
Boys love their toys and the rocket is one of their favorites. And you know what ladies, they can have a rocket on their birthday too?
This rocket cake is very simple to make but has a 100 % positive effect on your boy. He will remember this cake for a while, no doubt about it.
Just follow the instruction in the Weekend Notes.
9. Thomas the Train Cake
Bake a basic sheet cake and work with your buttercream frosting.
You’ll need lots of frosting and Thomas the train for this cake.
Check Living Well Mom for the full instructions.
Check another version of the train birthday cake for boys below from I Love Cooking.
Depending on the party size you can add more cars to your train.
10. Teddy Bear Cake
This teddy bear looks so real. It can be made for both boys and girls, just change the frosting color.
Thanks to Angie from Bakerella for the step by step tutorial.
11. Car Birthday Cake for boys
Wow, this cake is outstanding. I would love to get one on my birthday too….why not??? Who doesn’t love the car and above all if its Mcqueen?
For this, you need to have some baking experience but there is no harm in trying.
Think of how your boy will jump with excitement!!!
Check the full tutorial by Darlene at Make Fabulous Cake.
But if after a few try also, you are not able to make this then get the car cake mold and bake one.
This way its less work and better chances of getting it right at the first go.
Racing Car Track Cake
This cake would be perfect for any car them party you’re hosting.
This Beautiful cake takes less time to make and even the decoration is easy to do.
Head over to The Domestic Project for the step by step instructions.
12. Electric Guitar Birthday Cake
This cake for the musician or music lover. This cake is best for big boys.
I’m sure they will be thrilled to get this fantastic guitar cake.
Get the full instructions at Instructables.
This cake needs some advanced baking skills.
If you are still in the beginner’s stage and want to make a guitar cake for your boy then try this one.
Get the direction from PoupsCooking.
13. Transformer cake
I would never have imagined that it is so simple to make Transformer Cake. Get ready to surprise your boy.
I can already see him jumping with excitement.
So, here you go, the cake and the simple template to make this awesome cake.
This super awesome cake is designed by Vanessa from Baking Language.
To help you make this cake, use the template and trace Optimus prime on your cake.
14. Minion Cake
Oh! Minions, everybody’s favorite Minion!!
Minions are one of the most popular characters among both kids and adults, boys and girls.
My girl loves minions.
So, if you practice making this cake then it will be very handy.
The cake is all bout decorating and the minion color. Yeah, you got it- blue and yellow but the one I’m sharing here is prisoners so, it’s black and white.
Head over to Hungry Happenings and let Beth show you how to make this cake.
15. Monster Truck Birthday Cake for boys
Wow!! this cake is super cool. But this cake needs some skills intermediate or expert baking level and tools too.
I love the color combinations. I think if I can make this cake then I would consider myself an expert baker. LOL.
Check the video tutorial at Cake Style.
16. Sponge Bob Cake
This cake surely needs some work but it’s not that hard either.
Check the step by step instruction with pictures here and make this cake on your boy’s next birthday.
The page is on Spanish but you can use google translator or simply check the pictures which are self-explanatory.
17. Spiderman Cake
Boys -both little and big, love superheroes. And they will be very excited to get a superhero cake on their birthday.
So it makes sense to learn to make a superhero cake.
This spiderman cake is very easy to make just trace the design on a cake and decorate with black fondant. That’s it!!
Check the step by step instruction @ LeafTV
If you don’t have time to make the spire then just leave it like that or put a spiderman toy.
I think it’ll look cool.
Image from Pinterest.
18. Superhero Birthday Cakes for boys
Superman is another popular superhero so it’s better to have a design ready for him too.
image from Pinterest.
This cute superhero cake is from Wilton.
19. Fire Truck Birthday cake
Who is not fascinated by firefighter and firetruck? Both girls and boys are equally excited to see a fire truck so you can make this cool firetruck for both boys and girls.
Check Veena Azmanov for the full tutorial to make this coolest thing.
20. Fish Birthday Cake
This lovely fish cake is surly gonna impress the birthday boy.
Get the full instruction from Homan at Home.
21. Beach Camping Cake
This cool beach camping cake is created by Tori from Coolest Birthday Cakes. It’s so simple to make yet looks so real.
That’s simply genius. Anyone can make this fantastic cake.
22. Soccer Birthday Cake for boys
This one is for Soccer players or fans. This soccer ball cake is only about frosting is black and white.
Draw the football or soccer ball pattern on the cake and fill it with frosting. That’s all you need to do and you have almost a real soccer cake.
Image from Pinterest.
How about soccer filed cake?? This one is also very easy to make. I say make both and have a cake party.
Image from Pinterest.
23. Dragon Cupcake Cake
You need to bake 24 cupcakes for this dragon cupcake cakes.
Isn’t it an awesome way to make a cake that too such a fierce dragon cake?
Love this dragon cake…an awesome birthday cake for any boys.
Image source -Pinterest.
Pirate Ship Birthday Cakes for Boys
These pirates cakes would definitely be the center of the party and are one of the best birthday cakes for boys.
You need some preparation and patience to make this sailboat. Check Cake Lab for full instructions.
If you think that you need more practice for the above birthday cake then you can try this one. It’s easier than the above one.
Check the video tutorials at VJ Cooks.
I’m sure you can definitely make this simple and easy pirate cake.
25. Lighthouse cake
This cake is the cherry on the top- Lighthouse cake from cake Decor.
This is not a simple cake so you need to have a bit of experience in baking and cake decoration but my oH my…look at the cake.
So here you go ladies and gentlemen, the list of 25 outstanding birthday cakes for boys. I had so much fun selecting these cakes.
I’m sure the boy or man for you will make this cake will be super-duper thrilled to have one.
Just practice more and prepare in advance and you’ll definitely make a beautiful cake.
By the way, anything you make with love is beautiful and tasty. Enjoy baking and have fun!!
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