Birthday Cakes for twins

June 15, 2012

Teddy bear chocolate cakes

twin birthday cake

Birthdays for twins are pretty special events. Unless you’re really unlucky, a birthday is a special celebration of your life, and you alone. Most people don’t have to share their birthday – at least with someone so close in their family. Does this mean twins are unlucky? The one day in the year which is completely about them is shared with someone else. I’m not sure if that makes them unlucky or just very, very special. I’m hoping the latter.

Anyway one thing I have been certain on from the start is that twins should have their own birthday cake and they should both have their own rendition of happy birthday. To me that’s really important. They might share some presents and will probably always have a joint party but everyone should have their own special moment.


Rosie was so excited when it was her turn to blow out the candles she was hopping up and down!

The only thing is that means two cakes! Ok, that’s a good thing isn’t it? Two cakes is of course double the work but twin parents are used to that. You could make one cake and bring it out twice but there’s no fun in that! Last year I got round the problem by having two completely different cakes. That worked quite well because then it gave people a choice of what cake to have. One was lemon and one was chocolate. birthday cakes for twins

This year I wanted to make more of the twin relationship thing so wanted two similar cakes. I had a teddy cake mould from when Molly was 2 and thought it would be a good choice.
teddy bear cake

This year I made a basic sponge mix, covered the cake in chocolate icing and decorated with chocolate buttons and sprinkles. They were easy cakes to make and you can’t really go wrong with chocolate.

baking cakes

 My very willing helper!

baking cakes

birthday cake teddies

The twins seemed to enjoy them anyway. Here they are the next day checking to see who has the biggest piece. Typical!

twin cake
birthday cake

For more teddy cake ideas have a look here for some teddy bear cake pops.

twin birthday cakes


Related Articles

(Ad) DIY Halloween Costume Challenge

(Ad) DIY Halloween Costume Challenge

Halloween this year was certainly different. The girls were a bit disappointed when I said we wouldn't be able to go and trick or treat this year. So we decided to think of lots of fun ways to celebrate at home instead. We were contacted by Freeze Debt to take part in their DIY Halloween Costume...

Easy Felt Halloween costumes for dolls

Easy Felt Halloween costumes for dolls

The girls have always loved to make costumes for their toys. This year we might not be able to go trick or treating or have a Halloween party at our house but at least our dolls can have fun. We made these simple costumes using coloured felt. The good thing is they would fit different sized dolls....

Stay Up to Date With The Latest News

Join Our Newsletter

Be the first to hear about our new collaborations and giveaways.

Follow Us

Share your experiences with us and join our review team. DM us on one of our channels.