The cake takes center place at an 80th birthday party! Here are some fabulous cake ideas from around the web – both homemade and professionally made.
Number 80 Birthday Cake for Women
This is a sweet cake that you could probably make at home if you’re familiar with using fondant.
You could also cover the cake with other types of frosting.
Love the color scheme!
80th Birthday Cake Toppers
Elevate any cake to a work of art with a glittery 80th birthday cake topper!
It's such an easy way to add a touch of glamour to your celebration!
Number 80 Golf Themed Cake
Family Tree 80th Birthday Cake
Here’s another great example of a family tree cake.
This one features each family member’s names stamped onto the fondant leaves.
The different titles that everyone uses for Dad on the base of the cake are a nice touch!
Rose Cake Tutorial
This is a simply beautiful 80th birthday cake, perfect for a tea party, garden party, or just about any woman who would enjoy a super-feminine cake.
Amanda at IAmBaker.net has put together a wonderful tutorial, full of pictures. She makes it look so easy!
She’s also put together a 4 minute video tutorial, in case you’d rather watch someone do. She decorates an entire cake in just 10 minutes! You can watch the video here.
And the secret to getting those magnificent colors on the roses? She uses a combination of two different food color sprays…very clever!
Aged to Perfection Photo Cake
Beer Mug Cupcakes with Bailey’s Irish Cream Filling
Chocolate cupcakes with Bailey’s Irish cream filling – all wrapped up in disguise as a beer mug!
How perfect would these beer mug cupcakes be for a man’s party?
See the complete recipe and decorating instructions at Tablespoon!.
DIY Bunting Cake Topper
Elegant 80th Birthday Cake
Photo Birthday Cake
Don’t you just love photo birthday cakes – especially ones like this that showcase pictures of the birthday celebrant from different ages?
Check with your local grocer, Wal-Mart, or your local baker to see if they’ll print the edible photo stickers for you.
80th Birthday Family Tree Cake
This adorable 3-d family tree cake features individual cookies that are decorated to resemble each family member…sure to be a hit at any birthday party!
I think it would also be great to print each family member’s picture on edible rice photo decals and decorate the cookies with those.
Or if you want something a bit more simple, just print each family’s members name in frosting on the cookie and don’t worry about adding a picture.
See detailed instructions at Wilton.
Retired Teacher 80th Birthday Cake
Don’t you just love when birthday cakes reflect the person’s interests? This simply stunning cake was crafted for a former teacher, and really highlights his life.
Rose, the amazingly talented baker at RoseBakes.com, has outdone herself with this magnificent 80th birthday cake for a retired teacher.
I love the way she incorporated photos of the birthday celebrant at all different stages of his life. And the adorable teacher-themed decorations are too cute!
She gives very detailed instructions on exactly how she made this cake, and includes loads of gorgeous photographs. Definitely worth checking out!
80th Birthday Bingo Cake
80th Birthday Spinner Cake
80th Birthday Retro Malt Shoppe Cake
DIY Celery Stamp Rose Cake
Wine Bottle Birthday Cake
80th Birthday Cake Edible Image
Check with your local baker, Walmart or grocery store to see if they can print an edible image for you.
If not, check out this option at Amazon – they’ll print an edible image for you in any standard cake or cupcake size.
An edible image is a fabulous way to make your cake truly personal…you can add a picture of anything you’d like to your cake!
80th Birthday Cake for Seamstress
Blue and White Striped Birthday Cake
Don’t you just love the simple elegance of this cake?
You could do the stripes in whatever color you choose.
80th Birthday Shirt and Tie Cake
Perfect for the man with a sense of style, this unique cake is sure to be a hit!
Sorry to report that there aren’t any directions for the cake, but the tie should be fairly easy to make.
80th Birthday Fisherman Cake
This adorable cake is a fabulous choice for the man who loves to fish!
The cake artist offers just a few details on how she made the cake here.
Most of the decorations are made from gumpaste; however, the cabin is actually a cleverly-disguised rice krispie treat!
80th Birthday Gardening Cake
Birthday Cake for the Book Lover
DIY Sequined Birthday Cake
Monopoly Birthday Cake
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