Delicious Non-Cake Birthday Party Treats

Throwing an extravagant birthday party, but don’t have time to make a traditional birthday cake? Ditch the cake mix and opt for one of these unique and delicious non-cake birthday cakes! Who says a birthday cake has to actually be a cake? Switch it up and create any of these speedy sweet treats!

Birthdays are such a special occasion and of course each one requires a cake! When we are young we crave ice cream cake, but as we mature people tend to fall into the typical vanilla cake with butter cream icing phase.

Instead of being boring opt for one of these non-cake birthday cakes and party treats that will make your mouth water. When you steer away from the traditional you won’t believe how much diversity is out there! From s’mores sundaes to mint chip ice cream pie the birthday cake possibilities are endless!


  • S’Mores Birthday Sundae

    Between the dinner foods and the décor it can be hard to find time to make a nice dessert that kids and adults can enjoy. Next time you’re in a pinch for time, whip up these individual s’mores birthday sundaes for your guests! Everyone loves s’mores, and these give you that fireside taste without the hassle.

  • Funfetti Birthday Pancakes Cake

    While most people have their pancakes for breakfast, switch it up and make this funfetti birthday pancakes cake for dessert! Stuff these pancakes full of sprinkles and pile them with layers of frosting in between. They turn out so colorful and your guests will love this unique twist on a birthday cake.

    Image via How Sweet It Is

  • Butterscotch Fudge Brownie

    If you’re a chocolate lover like me than opt for this delicious butterscotch fudge brownie. Birthday desserts don’t always have to be bright and colorful! This brownie may be dark and brown, but its taste will blow everyone away. Top it off with some caramel or fudge sauce and you have a decadent dessert.

  • Mint Chip Ice Cream Pie

    This unique cake is so simple to make and only requires three ingredients. During those hot summer months no one is going to miss the typical cake batter cake at a birthday party. They will love this refreshing mint chip ice cream pie!

    Image via Good Cupcakes

  • Rice Krispie Ice Cream Sandwiches

    Using rice krispies in this recipe puts a new spin on the traditional ice cream sandwich that everyone loves during those hot summer months. Next birthday party remind yourself how much you loved those ice cream sandwiches as a kid and create this unique treat to serve.

  • Marshmallow Funfetti Birthday Bars

    Funfetti is such a crowd pleaser, but this time ditch the cake and try making marshmallow funfetti bars. The colorful sprinkles scream “Happy Birthday” and the special part about this recipe is the gooey marshmallow topping.

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