Awesome 80's Inspired Desserts

No matter what decade you were born in, the 80's is always within us. If you love the scrunchies, big hair, lace, and neon as much as we do than check out these awesome 80's inspired desserts that are most definitely drool-worthy.

Whoever said lace and neon went out of style? While we may not be rocking the Madonna lace gloves, neon is still extremely popular. No matter what decade you were born in, everyone loves the 80s. If you are planning an 80s inspired party than check out some of these bold and tasty desserts all inspired by the hottest 80's trends. From your favorite videogame to the most popular television shows, these desserts will make your guests feel like they are right back in their favorite decade.


  • Neon Cupcakes

    These great chocolate treats will fit in perfectly with your 80’s themed party. Add a pop of color in the middle to WOW your guests when they take that first bite. Top them off with neon cupcake toppers like the dinosaur ones we chose.

    Need a decorating tip? Stack some old VHS movies on your dessert table with a cupcake plate on the top for a great display that embodies the 80s.

  • Mini Cheesecakes

    These mini cups of cheesecake are the perfect dessert to pass around. Hostess with the Mostess created these individual cheesecake cups made with neon glasses and bright color dyes! Their tubular shape just screams 80s.

  • Saved by the Bell Cake

    Kara’s Party Ideas created this amazing Saved by the Bell cake from the popular show that aired in the 80s and 90s. No explanation is needed when presenting this cake at your next decade themed party, the memories will just come flooding back.

  • Pac-Man Oreo Kabobs

    This dessert by Lemonade Moments is one that people of all ages will remember. The Pac-Men are made out of icing and Oreos while the white dots we all remember trying to "eat" in the game are mini marshmallows. This dessert is so simple and will bring everyone back to the days when they played Pac-Man for hours!

  • Neon Bow Cake

    Kaylee Eylander designed the perfect 80s themed party with this neon bow cake as her main dessert. The huge pink bow on top paired with the cake’s bold colors screams 80s and is adorable to look at.

  • Tie Dye Cupcakes

    Tie dying clothes is always a great summer project, but now you can take the same approach with your food. This recipe is so easy and can be done in just two steps. Once you have your cupcakes and icing ready all you’ll need is colored decorator gel. Start with a simple design and then use a wooden skewer to create the tie dye effect. These bright cupcakes are sure to give people that 80s feel they know and love.

  • Cassette and Pac-Man Cupcakes

    Where my Heart Resides created this amazing 30th birthday that was, of course, 80s themed. While she chose to use a cassette and pac-man design for these cupcakes, any of your favorite 80s items will do.

  • Lace and Neon Oreo Pop

    These could not be any cuter. Pearls, neon and lace…the entire 80’s decade incorporated in this one dessert. Hostess with the Mostess designed these Oreo pops by dipping the top half in neon icing, sprinkling them with sugar pearls and tying a black lace bow on bottom. This dessert is a must have at your next 80’s event!

  • 80’s Invitations

    No party can be thrown without an invitation whether it be online or in the mail. Check out this great 80’s inspired card, designed by Celebrations, to kick off your next celebration.

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