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Unique Birthday Cake Ideas that is not Cake!

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The moment we utter the word “Birthday” the first thing that comes to everyone’s mind is the Cake. But, not all of us are sweet lovers. And it is not fair to force them to enjoy the sweet cake on their most special day, right?

So here are some awesome alternatives to the sweet cake – 3 unique birthday cake ideas. To make your loved one’s special day, even more special!

The Sandwich cake – a perfect savory substitute for a sweet cake!

An easy version of a savory cake. This can be made easily and quickly at home. You can layer it with all your loved one’s favorite veggies, sauces, and cheese. And decorate with cream cheese or savory “butter frosting” to make it look yummy and interesting.

cake alternative sandwich cake

Lasagna or Pizza – add a Italian touch to your birthday cake!

Who won’t enjoy the occasional pizza? Or even better the yummy layered pasta – the lasagna? I don’t know about you guys, but my husband enjoys his share of Italian cuisine. So, for his birthday, I surprised him with a layered lasagna.

lasagna savory cake substitute

An assorted platter of their favorite food!

A quick fix to surprise your loved ones with their favorite food. Like tikkas, or gobi 65 or chaat or even a set of corn cups like these. Just place a small candle and celebrate their special day in a special way!

platter birthday celebration

Not just for the Sweet haters. But also, when it came to others, like my dad, who are not allowed to take sweets, due to health issues. These cakes substitutes will be a beautiful surprise for a perfect celebration!

So what are you going to try for your loved one’s next birthday?

Do share with us any tips of unique ways that you have tried! And keep following this page for more awesome ideas to surprise your loved ones! Cheers 🙂

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Abinaya Pandurangan

Abinaya is a jack of all trades. Along with being an excellent blogger, she is an experienced Architect and a stunning interior designer with more than 7 years in the field. She loves planning surprises and cooking delicious food. You can read her blogs at, and ...

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