Graduation Party Ideas and Cakes!

May 11th, 2018 by Desiree Smith

Grad Banner pic.

Congratulations, you did it! You studied, applied yourself, tested and walked across the stage in your cap and gown – and now it’s time to party! Graduation parties are a wonderful way to celebrate your achievements with family and friends and look forward to what the future holds. Check out some of our favorite graduation cakes for a fun, themed graduation party!

Bright future felt board cake

Felt boards are a stylish way to make announcements, so what better way to let everyone know that you’re ready for what lies ahead than with this felt board cake! This cake is made with fondant and buttercream decorating and can be easily customized to say a message of well wishes for your grad!

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Bright future cake

TasSel hat cake

Tassel Cake

Now that they’ve tossed your cap in the air, it’s time to throw a graduation party! Impress guests with this two-layer Tassel Cake and custom decorate it with your grad’s name, graduation year, or an encouraging message for the coming years.

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Letter graduation cake

They’ve worked hard to earn your degree, so celebrate it with a cake almost as impressive as their efforts! This elegant letter cake is topped off with a fondant cap – take note that the cap needs to be prepared two days in advance in order to dry before topping off the cake, so set some time aside to study the recipe before your celebration!

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Letter grad cake


grad marquee cake

Grad Banner pic.

Shout it from the rooftops – you graduated! This sheet cake is a fun and funky graduation cake option, using marquee letters to give the cake a three dimensional appearance. Perfect for feeding larger crowds when celebrating more than one new graduate!

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graduation cap cookieS

Not a fan of cake but still want to toast the graduate? Try these cute and fun graduation cap cookies! These chocolate graduation cookies are actually four cookies stacked into one to create a delicious, adorable graduation party treat. Serve them at your graduation party, or send them home with guests as a party favor and thank them for celebrating with your graduate!

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Grad Cap Cookies


Celebrate your success and look forward to your future with our fun and easy graduation cakes and desserts! Check out our graduation page for more graduation party inspiration, and share your graduation party ideas with us!

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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