When we think of a special cake, we often visualize the bar mitzvah, the sweet sixteen or the wedding cake. Rarely do we think of the regular birthday cake as being that special – but why shouldn’t it be? After all, it is a time for celebration! How often will we celebrate a certain year of our lives? Birthday cakes are just as important as other types of celebratory cakes, and they should be chosen just as carefully as other special event cakes. So how do you go about getting the perfect cake?
# Make the Choice
Well, there are hundreds of different designs out there – and no matter where you go, you’ll find interesting and creative ideas. But that is precisely the problem! Selecting just one of these can be almost impossible, just because there are so many great cake designs out there.
To make the selection process a little easier, you need to figure out your requirements, and the best way to do this is by sitting down with paper and pencil and putting your thoughts down. First, you need to establish who the party is for. Are you having a celebration for an adult or a child, man or woman, professional or fun loving adventurer? Just think about the birthday celebrants personal traits, his sense of humor, likes and dislikes, his hobbies or anything that makes him a little different from any one else. Continue reading →