Birthday cakes generally come in two varieties: the basic, straight-from-the-box version, and the labor-intensive, time-consuming specialty cake. Happy Birthday offers an alternative: birthday cakes that are fabulously creative and fun as well as incredibly easy to make. Cake designs for potted sunflowers, football fields, aquariums, and teapots involve recipes that make use of kid-friendly ingredients such as lollipops, candy, and ice cream. Step-by-step instructions and tips for making perfect creations the first time around are included. Designed for times when style is important but convenience is paramount, each cake can be baked and decorated within a few hours.