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These Birthday Cake Recipes Are Worth Celebrating
Annabelle Breakey

Birthday baking can be a piece of cake. Whether you’re planning an extravagant party or opting for a cozy gathering at home, a cake is non-negotiable. is celebrating a birthday, too. For us, April 21 is a day to commemorate another year of bringing you the best of life in the West online. What better way to celebrate than rounding up the recipes to bring sugary goodness to your special day? 

As we toast to our own milestone, we’ve curated a multitude of cake recipes that promise to make your birthday even sweeter. Our list has something to suit every taste bud—from fruity to nutty and more. You can even mix and match to make your ideal treat: Try pairing the Butter’s Vanilla Cake or Best Butter Cake with Vanilla Buttercream or Fudge Frosting. Want to spend your day solo? No worries: We even have a single-serve decadent dessert for you. 

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If you’re looking for a classic colorful birthday cake with cascades of sprinkles, or if you’re more into fudgy dark chocolate complemented by a smooth caramel whiskey sauce—we’ve got you covered. So make a wish, blow out the candles, and indulge in a satisfying slice of heaven. Each forkful of deliciousness will add to your birthday cheer. 

Here are 21 recipes to make sure your next birthday celebration is bound to be a memorable one:

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