Decoration Ideas for Your Ice Cream Cake

An ice cream cake is an extra special treat for any birthday party! Delight party guests with layers of vanilla and chocolate ice cream between layers of Carvel’s famous crunchies. Once you choose your cake, there are many ways to add a personal touch. Whether you customize it with the guest of honor’s age, name, or a clever saying, it’s a great way to say “Happy Birthday!” 

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Here are a few ideas for decorating your ice cream cake:

  • Decorate the cake with fancy lettering. Or, if you don’t have the artistic touch, bring it to the bakery department for a professional look! You could also add frosting flowers, extra sprinkles, and birthday candles.
  • Create a playful cake and decorate with small toys! Action figures and themed cake toppers are a perfect addition. Browse an assortment of cake toppers available on Punchbowl.
  • Add other fun candies for an even sweeter touch. Use chocolate candies, marshmallows, and fruit candies — anything goes! Use the guest of honor’s favorite candy or match them to the birthday party color scheme.
  • Go beyond lettering and toppings with other unique additions. Consider edible (or fake) flowers, different shaped fondant cutouts, or a creative cake topper.

Whatever you do to adorn your ice cream cake, have fun with it! No one deserves an ice cream cake more than the birthday boy or girl — especially one that’s been creatively and thoughtfully decorated.

Choose just the right Carvel® Ice Cream Cake for your birthday party. Browse all of the options, and send a free online invitation to get the party started! Don’t forget to claim your $2 OFF coupon for your next ice cream cake purchase!

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