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Birthday Party Ideas: The Best Cartoon Inspired Cupcakes

Planning a birthday party requires plenty of thought and planning. There are inspirations to be found everywhere; school, sports, television and comics. You can create cupcakes to mirror any of your favorite cartoon characters, television stars and even, books. It’s so surprise that popular birthday party desserts are featuring characters from television and movies. A few of our favorite cupcake ideas are:

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  1. Hello Kitty Cupcakes: the perfect cupcake theme for a girl birthday party! Pair with pink cupcake wrappers for a truly girly cupcake treat.
  2. Spongebob Cupcakes: young and playful for an “under the sea” theme.
  3. Garfield and Odie: the classic duo is great for a birthday party for twins.
  4. Dora the Explorer Cupcakes: inspire your little girl with an educational Dora party!
  5. Sesame Street Treats: Each cupcake can feature Elmo, letters and numbers to help make learning fun. An Elmo cupcake definitely calls for a red cupcake wrapper.
  6. Transformer Cupcakes: These are the ultimate boy cupcake for a birthday party. Especially with a robot head cupcake wrapper.
  7. Super Hero Cupcakes: Unleash your own baking super powers with a super hero theme! Be sure to check out our fun Super Hero Cupcake Wrappers for a real show stopper.
  8. Pokemon Cupcakes:   Each cupcake can feature a different Pokemon character.
  9. Mickey Mouse Cupcakes: These timeless cartoon characters are fun for boys and girls.
  10. Thomas the Tank Engine: this little engine that could is great for birthday parties and school themes.

These are only some of the best cartoon inspired cupcake ideas. Use fondant and frosting piping to create your own favorite character cupcakes. Any of these fun cupcakes would be great with a bright colorful cupcake wrapper. Cartoon cupcakes are great for birthday parties and bake sales, especially if you enlist the help of your special helper. Let your child draw out the pattern and help to decorate the cupcake and they’ll feel more involved. Baking in the kitchen is a great way to teach math skills for how to measure ingredients and mixing. Cartoon characters are the perfect way to intrigue them into a fun educational activity. Plus, any activity ending with cupcakes is A+ in our book!