17 Best Birthday Desserts (That Aren't Cake!)

There Are All Sorts of Sweet Ways to Celebrate

ice cream cone cupcakes

The Spruce / Kristina Vanni

Are you looking for unique ideas for birthday desserts that go beyond the typical frosted cake? Whether you're over birthday cake, are looking for something easier, or simply want to try something new, browse our recipe collection of festive desserts you can serve at parties for kids and adults.