Make wishes come true with these unicorn birthday cake ideas. From simple shaped cakes to 2-tier cakes big enough to feed a crowd, these unicorn cake ideas are nothing short of magical!
No matter what your age, you’re never too old for a rainbow unicorn cake! Decked out with color and texture, these whimsical easy unicorn cakes are great for 1st, 10th or 30th birthdays. Use a horse-shaped cake pan for easier cake decorating, or turn your cake into an actual unicorn by making your own fondant unicorn horn and ears.
From simple beginner cakes to larger desserts that will put your piping skills to work, these magical cakes are ready for a celebration!
1. Sparkling Unicorn Cake
For the ultimate unicorn celebration, try this sparkling unicorn cake. With one tier covered in sprinkles and another decorated to look like a unicorn, this amazing birthday cake is sure to make wishes come true.
2. Rainbow Unicorn Cake
A great project for beginning decorators, this unicorn cake is baked in our horse-shaped pan, so all you need to do is add frosting and a horn. Use a star tip (we used tip 32, but you can use what you have on hand) and your favorite frosting colors to pipe the mane, then top with a fondant horn and you’ve got a birthday cake anyone would love!
3. Pretty In Purple Unicorn Cake
Put those piping skills to work with this pretty purple unicorn cake. Using a variety of tips and various shades of purple frosting, you can create a simple and beautiful mane to crown this whimsical unicorn! A horn made of royal icing tops this dreamy cake.
4. Whimsical Unicorn Cake
Great for little kids or even baby showers, this whimsical cake features a swirl of rainbow dots and a little unicorn figurine made with edible dough. Great for unicorn-themed parties, this cake is best served alongside a selection of other pastel treats, including candy-dipped pretzels, meringue unicorn horns or colorful kiss meringue cookies!
5. Peppermint Unicorn Cake
Celebrating a winter birthday? This red and white unicorn cake is bursting with seasonal flair! Topped with a red and white horn and a mane piped with stars and rosettes, this unicorn cake is simple, yet striking. Add a few red gum paste balls and some white Sugar Pearls to the mane for the perfect finishing touch.
What makes chocolate cupcakes even better? Unicorns, of course! These Magical Unicorn Cupcakes feature pink and teal unicorns made from marshmallows for a sweet dessert that’s great for parties and showers.
Looking for even more magical unicorn desserts? Check out these other sweet treats!
Turn your cookies from nay to ‘yay!’ with these Sparkly Unicorn Cookie Bars. Layers of pink, yellow and purple cookie dough are topped with frosting and colorful sprinkles for a colorful treat you’ll love to eat!
Great for nibbles or packaging as a party favor, this Unicorn Candy Bark is a quick and easy treat for your celebration. Top your candy bark with star-shaped sprinkles for that little dash of magic!
Snack on something sweet with this Colorful Unicorn Snack Mix. Made using crispy square rice cereal and Candy Melts candy, this mix can be served in little cupcake liners or mini treat bags.
Which of these unicorn treats is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below! And if you’re having a unicorn birthday party, we’d love to see how it turned out! Share a pic and tag us @wiltoncakes.