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Mini Angel Food Birthday Cakes

We all know our babies are precious angels, especially on their first birthday. To honor your little baby boy or girl on the big day, make these delicious mini Angel Food Birthday Cakes everyone will love! The best part? They are super simple to make and serve. 

If you're throwing a birthday party for your baby boy or girl, we know having a one-year-old on your hands means you are very pressed for time. We love the idea of an angel theme for our little angels, which means serving angel food cake is a must. For an extra special treat, try these Mini Angel Food Cakes instead of one big birthday cake. 

Everybody loves something mini, and the smaller desserts look as good as they taste. Plus, they are the perfect serving size for the little ones at your party (and the adults who don't want to overindulge!).

Colorful sprinkles make everything more fun, and the dollop of whipped cream give it such a heavenly touch. 



You can make these cakes ahead of time, and just top them with the whipped cream right before you are ready to serve them. Make sure not to top them too soon, cause they won't last too long on the table!

We love all things mini dessert, especially mini cakes. If you need to send someone a sweet surprise from afar, or just want more mini ready-to-serve cakes available for your next birthday party, check out these adorable Lemon Birthday Gracelet Greeting cakes from Cheryl's. They come with candles already, and are the perfect individual serving size for one or two people. 

  • 1 loaf of angel food cake (We got ours at Walmart)
  • Reddi-wip (extra-creamy or original)
  • Vanilla cookie wafers
  • Blue icing
  • Rainbow nonpareils (round sprinkles)
  • Birthday cake candles

Slice angel food cake horizontally in half to create 2 layers. Gently place each layer on a cutting board. Using a round cookie cutter or glass with a 3-inch diameter opening, cut out mini cakes. Arrange each mini cake on a plastic or melamine appetizer or dessert plate.



Pipe a generous dot of blue frosting in center of cookie wafer. This will be the anchor for your candle (see above). Place wafer in center of cake. Insert candle in middle of blue frosting dot. Repeat with remaining cakes.

Immediately before serving, top with Reddi-wip and sprinkle with rainbow nonpareils.

Makes: 4


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