7 Winter Cakes for January Birthdays

January 2nd, 2019 by Desiree Smith

Are you lucky enough to start the year off with a birthday? If you or a loved one are celebrating a January birthday, these cakes and desserts are sure to pack on the birthday fun.

From snowy mirror glaze cakes to adorable polar bear treats, these winter-themed sweets are snow joke!

Gearing up for more birthday parties throughout the year? Check out all our birthday projects for awesome ideas, party themes and inspiration.

Polar Bear Cake

Decorated with flaked coconut, this Polar Bear Cake is a cute and fun way to liven up any party! Great for first birthday parties, this adorable winter cake is an easy project for any level of decorator. Serve a slice alongside a cup of hot cocoa for a tasty winter treat.

Winter Wonderland Snowman Cake

Celebrate a January birthday (or baby shower) with this Winter Wonderland Snowman Cake. Decorated with meringue cookie snowmen and candy-coated trees, this winter celebration cake showcases the beauty of the season.

Mirror Glaze Snowflake Cake

It’s a magical winter wonderland with this Mirror Glaze Snowflake Cake. Topped with a bright blue glaze and sweet candy snowflakes, this cake offers plenty of room for personalization (maybe a cute Happy Birthday banner or some icing decorations?).

Happy Little Trees Cake

Turn a plain iced cake into a winter oasis with this Happy Little Trees Cake. Use various shades of green icing to pipe trees, then sprinkle nonpareils on the trees to make it look like a fresh coat of snow. Use your favorite star tips to create a forest of friendly foliage!

Cozy Knit Hat Cake

This hat takes the cake! Made using a variety of decorating techniques, this Cozy Knit Hat Cake is a warm addition to any January birthday party. Top your hat cake with an edible pom-pom for a fun finishing touch.

Snowfall Celebration Buttercream Cake

Show off your piping skills with this Snowfall Celebration Buttercream Cake. With plenty of room to add a birthday message, this cake is great for a January birthday celebration.

Winter Wonderland Snowflake Cake

Bake up a blizzard with this Winter Wonderland Snowflake Cake. Iced in light blue icing, then decorated with sprinkles and snowflake icing decorations, this winter-themed cake is perfect for a January birthday. You could even forgo the icing decorations and use candles instead!

Celebrating a January birthday? We want to see your cake! Snap a pic and tag us on Instagram @Wiltoncakes.

Desiree Smith Desiree is the Public Relations Manager at Wilton. She spends her days monitoring media opportunities, working with newspaper, magazine and television contacts, collaborating with bloggers and handling a variety of other odds and ends. Desiree has a degree in journalism and experience writing for newspapers and television. Outside of Wilton, she enjoys running and planning outings with friends.

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