These are the Best Birthday Pull Apart Cupcake Cakes! Simple creative cake inspiration for a birthday party celebration.

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Best Birthday Cupcake Cakes

I love cute Birthday Pull Apart Cupcake Cakes! Don’t get me wrong, I love a good regular old cake, but for some reason cupcakes make me happy. Maybe it’s that there is no cutting involved and they are the perfect size for kids. Or maybe it’s because you can do SO MUCH with a cupcake. Either way, I love them.

Birthday cakes are the highlight of any party, why not make yours the most adorable pull apart cupcake cake ever? Making a pull apart cake with cupcakes is a fun and easy alternative to the traditional birthday cake.

I especially love cupcake makers! Have you seen these? I don’t have one yet, but definitely want to get one!

Cupcake Maker

Okay, enough rambling about my love of cupcakes, I hope you enjoy this simple creative cake inspiration! I can’t wait to try making a few of these cute cupcake cakes. I have found dozens of THE MOST ADORABLE CUPCAKE CAKES!

After drooling over them, hop over to my Facebook page and let me know which one is your favorite!

Butterfly Rainbow Cake - Best Birthday Pull Apart Cupcake Cakes. Simple creative cake inspiration for a birthday party celebration.

Mixing mini and regular sized cupcakes makes the cutest Rainbow Butterfly Cakes!

 

Disney Elsa Frozen Birthday Cake - Best Birthday Pull Apart Cupcake Cakes. Simple creative cake inspiration for a birthday party celebration.

Any little girl will love this adorable Elsa Cake for a Frozen Birthday Party!

 

Flamingo Party Cake. Best Birthday Pull Apart Cupcake Cakes. Simple creative cake inspiration for a birthday party celebration.

A Flamingo Cupcake Cake is perfect for any age! Unknown Source via Pinterest

 

Flower Bouquet - Best Birthday Pull Apart Cupcake Cakes. Simple creative cake inspiration for a birthday party celebration.

Don’t you just love this edible bouquet of flowers cake? It’s one of my favorite cakes ever!

 

Minnie Mouse - Best Birthday Pull Apart Cupcake Cakes. Simple creative cake inspiration for a birthday party celebration.

Disney fans can easily make a Minnie Mouse Cupcake Cake for a fantastic birthday party!

 

Trolls Princess Poppy Cake - Best Birthday Pull Apart Cupcake Cakes. Simple creative cake inspiration for a birthday party celebration.

What an adorable Trolls Cake!

 

Minion Cake - Best Birthday Pull Apart Cupcake Cakes. Simple creative cake inspiration for a birthday party celebration.

This cute Minion cake is easy to make and would make your little minions happy!

 

Pizza Cake - Best Birthday Pull Apart Cupcake Cakes. Simple creative cake inspiration for a birthday party celebration.

Pizza anyone? I love funny food cakes and this would be perfect for my son who LOVES pizza! Source unknown found via Pinterest

 

Cupcake Cake! Best Birthday Pull Apart Cupcake Cakes. Simple creative cake inspiration for a birthday party celebration.

Can’t decide on a birthday party theme? How about making a Cupcake Cake!?! This is so cute!

 

Owl Cake! Best Birthday Pull Apart Cupcake Cakes. Simple creative cake inspiration for a birthday party celebration.

I’ve shared these Adorable Owl Cupcake Cakes several times. This is still one of my all time favorite owl cakes.

 

Cat Cake. Best Birthday Pull Apart Cupcake Cakes. Simple creative cake inspiration for a birthday party celebration.

This adorable Cat Cupcake Cake is purrfect! Unknown Source via Pinterest

 

Horse Pony Cake. Best Birthday Pull Apart Cupcake Cakes. Simple creative cake inspiration for a birthday party celebration.

I was obsessed with horses as a kid and would have loved this cute Pony Cake! Unknown Source via Pinterest

 

Captain America Cupcake Cake. Best Birthday Pull Apart Cupcake Cakes. Simple creative cake inspiration for a birthday party celebration.

A Captain America Cupcake Cakes are a SUPER addition to any birthday party! Unknown Source via Pinterest

 

Bee hive Cake. Best Birthday Pull Apart Cupcake Cakes. Simple creative cake inspiration for a birthday party celebration.

This adorable and simple Beehive Cupcake Cake makes for a happy bee day!

 

Disney Frozen Olaf cupcake cake. Best Birthday Pull Apart Cupcake Cakes. Simple creative cake inspiration for a birthday party celebration.

Olaf is one of our favorites! This looks very easy to make and will make your party guests smile. Unknown Source via Pinterest

 

sport party baseball and basketball cake. Best Birthday Pull Apart Cupcake Cakes. Simple creative cake inspiration for a birthday party celebration.

This creative Sport Themed Cake is even more adorable in the shape of the birthday boy’s age!

 

Hello Kitty. Best Birthday Pull Apart Cupcake Cakes. Simple creative cake inspiration for a birthday party celebration.

Hello Kitty Cupcakes are super sweet! Unknown Source via Pinterest

 

Pool Billard Party Cake. Best Birthday Pull Apart Cupcake Cakes. Simple creative cake inspiration for a birthday party celebration.

Billiard Cake for the pool playing lover!

 

Butterfly - Best Birthday Pull Apart Cupcake Cakes. Simple creative cake inspiration for a birthday party celebration.

Bright and cheery Butterfly Cupcake Cakes are so cute! Unknown Source via Pinterest

 

Gumball Cake. Butterfly - Best Birthday Pull Apart Cupcake Cakes. Simple creative cake inspiration for a birthday party celebration.

I really love this Gumball Cupcake Cake. Unknown Source via Pinterest

 

Ninja Turtle - Best Birthday Pull Apart Cupcake Cakes. Simple creative cake inspiration for a birthday party celebration.

Boys will love a Teenage Ninja Turtle Cupcake Cake.

 

Butterfly - Best Birthday Pull Apart Cupcake Cakes. Simple creative cake inspiration for a birthday party celebration.

Simple to Make Butterfly Cupcake Cake is another idea for a fairy party.

 

Simple Princess Dress - Best Birthday Pull Apart Cupcake Cakes. Simple creative cake inspiration for a birthday party celebration.

This easy to make Princess Dress is adorable! Unknown Source via Pinterest

 

John Deere Tractor Cupcakes. Best Birthday Pull Apart Cupcake Cakes. Simple creative cake inspiration for a birthday party celebration.

John Deere Tractor Cake is so cute!

 

Monogram Cake. Best Birthday Pull Apart Cupcake Cakes. Simple creative cake inspiration for a birthday party celebration.

Need a lot of cupcakes? Try creating a personalized monogram to wow your party guests! Unknown Source via Pinterest

 

cow cake. Best Birthday Pull Apart Cupcake Cakes. Simple creative cake inspiration for a birthday party celebration.

This cute cow cake would be be perfect for a Farm themed Birthday! Source unknown

 

Rainbow Cupcakes - Best Birthday Pull Apart Cupcake Cakes. Simple creative cake inspiration for a birthday party celebration.

This fun Rainbow Cake will make your day brighter!

 

Thanksgiving Turkey Cupcake Cake - Easy Pull Apart Cake Ideas!

We made a Turkey pull apart cupcake cake for Thanksgiving!

 

Recipe for Easy Pull Apart Cupcake Cakes!

Best Birthday Cupcake Cakes | Vanilla Cake Recipe

Easy recipe for vanilla cupcakes, homemade buttercream frosting and directions for how to make a cute pull apart cupcake cake for the best birthday cakes in town!
Prep Time10 mins
Active Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Yield: 24 cupcakes
Author: Amy Locurto

Ingredients

VANILLA CAKE

  • ½ cup butter softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon white vanilla extract

BUTTERCREAM FROSTING

  • cups of soft butter
  • 6 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3-6 tablespoons milk

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Line muffin cups with cupcake liners.
  • Beat butter and sugar in a large mixing bowl until light and fluffy.
  • Mix eggs in one at a time.
  • Mix flour, baking powder, salt, milk and vanilla into the bowl.
  • Fill cupcake liners a little more than half way.
  • Bake 18-20 minutes.
  • Allow to cool for 1-2 minutes, before removing from pan.

How to make Butter Cream Frosting

  • Whip the the butter in a mixing bowl.
  • Slowly add in the powdered sugar about a half a cup at a time. Mix well.
  • Add the vanilla.
  • Add milk a tablespoon at a time until desired consistency.

  • How to Make a Cupcake Cake
  • Frost 18-24 cupcakes.
  • Place cupcakes in desired shape on a sheet cake board. Use a dab of frosting on the bottom of the cupcakes as glue to hold them to the board.
  • Decorate with more frosting as desired to create your pull apart cupcake cake!

Notes

Plan To Make This?Please share if you do. Mention @LivingLocurto or tag #LivingLocurto on Instagram. We'd love to see!
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: birthday, cake, cupcakes, frosting, vanilla
Calories: 335kcal

Nutrition

Calories: 335kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 55mg | Sodium: 195mg | Potassium: 69mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 38g | Vitamin A: 505IU | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 0.6mg

 

To make your own cupcake cakes you might love these tools:

This handy cake decorating kit make cupcakes easy!

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This simple Cake Decorating Set is great for making perfect cupcakes!

Cake Decorating Set - Great for making Perfect cupcakes!

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5 Comments

  1. I just added the ingredients on my shopping list so I can try out the Flamingo cupcake cake! I seriously can’t get over how adorable it is. Perfect for a summer pool party theme.

  2. These cupcakes/frosting were perfect for the kiddos at a party I recently attended. I made mine mini cupcakes-flavor was spot on! They were gobbled up in no time at all. Thank you for sharing this recipe

  3. Hello, I just was looking at your blog post about pull apart cupcake cakes and i have a cousin who loves hello kitty and I wanted to make her one similar to the one you posted for her birthday. My question is what size cake board did you use? And is it a size that I can find an appropriate size box to transport it in? I’m never made one of these before and not sure how to transport it.

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