Birthdays are pretty powerful days that are full of memories. I’ve always loved my birthday. I make sure I have a cake so I can make my wish! I absolutely love that birthday wish, and I’m not alone! Did you know that 60% of Canadians makes a wish when they blow out the candle? The most important part is that I have my close friends and family to share it with, then my birthday is complete. Today we’re sharing our favourite cake recipes for kids and adults! Check them out, then read on for a very special Enbridge 100 Birthdays Video and Twitter Party!
Spectacular Cake Recipes for All Ages
A good birthday cake doesn’t have to be your typical cake with gobs of frosting and happy messages. Our cake recipes think outside the “bought in a grocery store” look. They truly are birthday cakes for all ages, from 1 to 100!
Adorable Birthday Cake Recipes for Kids
Let’s start with something for the kids! Our Outer Space cake is actually MUCH easier to make than it looks. With a few healthier swaps, it’s also better for your than a store-bought cake. Plus it’s pretty cute, don’t you think?
Your favourite little hero will LOVE this super hero cake that finally brings Spiderman and Superman together! It’s the tastiest Marvel/DC crossover ever!
We’re off to see the Wizard with this super easy yet oh-so-pretty Wizard of Oz cake! While it’s perfect for the kiddos, this one could also be spectacular on your grown-up party table too!
Birthday Cakes for the Sophisticated Palate
For the super sophisticated palate, try our pound cake with Mango Chutney Cream Cheese icing!! Add candles around the ring, or place one larger (unscented) candle in the middle for a stunning look.
For autumn birthdays, take advantage of that fall harvest with a delicious upside-down apple cake recipe! Can’t you just feel the sweet apples melting in your mouth?
Our simple yet tasty low-cal pound cake recipe is one of our most popular cakes because you can dress it up any way you want. Of course, it’s also delicious all by itself!
Celebrating the Power of Birthdays with Enridge
Enbridge knows it takes a lot of power to fuel birthdays and bake those cakes that create special memories! While they are not stirring the batter, they provide you with the energy to bake the cake and fuel your families traditions. To celebrate delivering natural gas in Ontario for over 165 years, Enbridge has created a beautiful 100 Birthdays video, check it out!
How neat to see 100 people from every age from 1 to 100 blowing out their candles! It reminds me how much I love celebrating birthday traditions with my favourite people, and I’m not alone. According to recent Enbridge survey data, 91% of Canadians think it’s important to celebrate birthdays of family and friends. They also found 82% of people felt more special when someone put energy into their birthday. Having birthday traditions is important, no matter how you celebrate.
TWITTER PARTY ALERT
Join in on a great chat about how you can make birthdays special. Head over to the Enbridge Birthday Twitter party on August 14th. Use the hashtag #BirthdaysCount to follow along!
- Date: Friday, August 14th at 12pm-1pm EST
- Hashtag: #BirthdaysCount
- Hosts: @PTPA @PTPAAmy @PTPA_Kelsi
During the party you can also win a $100 or $25 Visa Gift Card. Head over to Parent Tested, Parent Approved for details. Submit your photo of a funny or special birthday moment during the party for a chance to win!
How do you celebrate YOUR birthday? Tell us in the comments!
“Disclosure: I am part of the PTPA Brand Ambassador Program with Enbridge and I received compensation as part of my affiliation with this group. The opinions on this blog are my own.”