Decorating a cake can be a daunting task for even an experienced baker, particularly when the designs down at the local bake shop are both elaborate and exquisite. However, buying a cake gets expensive, and it’s really unnecessary unless time is of the essence. With a few simple tricks it’s easy to create a stunning birthday cake that will make the guest of honor feel really special while also seriously impressing all party attendees. Starting with a basic box cake that is frosted, add some of these items for foolproof decorations that create beautiful and fun birthday cakes for all ages in just minutes. Use one of these ideas or combine some of them together for a more elaborate cake.