Ruby’s rainbow cake

rainbow birthday party

For Ruby’s 5th birthday she told me she would like a rainbow birthday party.

So we sent out rainbow invitations, set up a rainbow treasure hunt and her dad made a beautiful rainbow birthday cake.

rainbow birthday cake

The rainbow birthday cake was super impressive. It really was beautiful.

And the surprise is when you cut it to find the rainbow colours.

Jason said it was also easy to make (he covered the outside in whipped cream and smarties, instead of icing).

gorgeous rainbow birthday cake

He is our birthday cake maker. He likes to make impressive and beautiful cakes for us.

So it has become a birthday tradition. That dad bakes the cakes.

Teddy at the party

And I love that this shows the children that we can all bake. We can all be part of the party preparations.

Pretty special I reckon.

party food

Jason has baked all kinds of birthday cakes… a ladybug, dinosaur (check out the teeth!), teddy bear, a super impressive pinata cake, treasure island cake, Peter Pan on Wendy’s roof and a castle cake!

???  You can follow along on Facebook and Instagram to see snippets of our days ???

Blessings, Kelly

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10 Comments

  • Reply Bek @ just for daisy July 19, 2016 at 9:26 pm

    Looks like such a fabulous little party!! Amazing! 🙂 Love that Daddy bakes the cakes each year!! xxx

    • Reply Kelly July 25, 2016 at 5:55 pm

      It was a sweet little party 🙂 and yes, it is lovely that he bakes, and the kids love that he does 🙂

  • Reply Kate July 20, 2016 at 1:01 pm

    Gorgeous cake!
    You are so lucky to have a cake baker in the family… neither my husband or I are very good at cakes, we both have other skills in the kitchen, but sadly cakes re not one of them!

    • Reply Kelly July 25, 2016 at 5:54 pm

      We are lucky that Jas likes baking. I bake, but not impressive cakes, basic tasty ones is all 🙂

  • Reply Kate @ The Craft Train July 21, 2016 at 10:01 pm

    What a beautiful cake a and a beautiful tradition too!

    • Reply Kelly July 25, 2016 at 5:54 pm

      Thanks Kate, it is a special tradition 🙂

  • Reply Kylie July 25, 2016 at 7:41 am

    I love the cake. I tried to do a 7 tier rainbow cake at 36 weeks pregnant…then a friend bumped it just before serving…

    • Reply Kelly July 25, 2016 at 5:52 pm

      Oh no! That is very sad because some effort goes into making a cake like this!

  • Reply Renee July 25, 2016 at 11:17 am

    Very special!!!
    Ive done a rainbow cake before. they turn out beautiful and the colours inside are always a nice surprise.

    • Reply Kelly July 25, 2016 at 5:52 pm

      It is a lovely surprise 🙂

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