All Time Cake Alternatives That You Will Love

Throughout the year, it’s carousel time. Birthdays, Anniversaries, Festivals, Special days; the year is marked with events that give us the opportunity to relish cakes. Well, no celebration is complete without a delicious cake, said someone wise. But, if still, you’re looking for ways to stir sweetness into your celebrations in some other way than the cake or if you are looking for cake alternatives, then this is worth your read. Bonus, we have also shared the tips to make these in case the baker soul in you wants to try something new.

  1. Jar Cakes: Jar cakes are your favourite cakes layered in a mason jar. For kids birthday parties, jar cakes make for an excellent and sweet alternative because a spoonful is enough to satiate the cake cravings. Also, jar cakes are perfect for quenching those mini sweet cravings throughout the celebration. You can avail jar cake delivery in Pondicherry or any place you live; else you can bake at home using these tips.
  • Bake a cake at home in any flavour and let it cool at room temperature.
  • Once cooled, crumbled the cake.
  • Take a mason jar, and add one layer of the cake inside it.
  • Cover the cake layer with whipped cream.
  • Repeat the process until you reach the top.
  • Garnish the top layer as you like and as per the flavour chosen.
  1. Donuts: Who donut love donuts? Well, it’s every kid’s favourite out there, especially the ones with colourful sprinklers. So, for any celebration where kids are invited, donuts are the cake alternative you can consider. You can serve single donuts or go with a donut cake. Assemble donuts one over the other, add a sparkling candle, and you are done.
  • Make a dough-like cake batter.
  • Now, roll the dough into a flat tortilla.
  • Using a circular cutter, cut circles.
  • Deep fry the circles and your donuts are ready.
  • No, decorate it with icing and sprinkles or as you like.
  1. Brownies: You must have probably heard, “brownies a day, keeps the frownies at bay.” Gooey brownies with a melt-in-mouth frosting on the top is a treat to the tastebuds. And, you can stack the brownies on a cake stand, decorate it with chocolate syrup, candies, or any other edible good and your brownie cake is ready in minutes. Isn’t this just easy-peasy and so sweet? The tips to make a fudgy brownie are:
  • In a bowl, whisk eggs, powdered sugar, flour, unsweetened cocoa, oil, vanilla extract, and water. Whisk dry ingredients together and wet together.
  • Mix dry ingredients with wet to make a batter.
  • Pour the batter into a square pan and bake it.
  • Let it cool down and cut square pieces.
  • Decorate the brownie as you like.
  1. Cupcakes: Another cake that is a pure delight to eat, cupcakes. These mini cups of cakes are a whole world of sweetness. Moreover, cupcakes are pretty and delicious; so substituting a cake with these mini cupcakes won’t hurt more. Sharing with you the easy-peasy cupcake baking tips:
  • In a bowl, mix flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, salt, eggs, sugar, vanilla extract, oil, buttermilk.
  • Fill the cupcake liners halfway full with the batter.
  • Bake and let it bloom.
  • Frost it with icing.
  1. Pancakes: Next on the list is pancakes. Pancakes because they can be the healthier version of cakes if baked with oats, banana, or such healthy ingredients. Soft and tasty to eat, pancakes won’t make you miss the cake even a bit. You can also stack pancakes one over the other, drizzle some maple syrup, light the candle, and sweet surprise is done.
  • You would need flour, sugar, baking powder, a pinch of salt, milk and eggs to make the batter.
  • Mix well, and heat the pan.
  • Spread the batter on the pan and cook it from both the sides.
  • Top it as you like.
  1. Biscuit Cake: Yes, if you are looking to give a twist to the regular cake, then you should try the biscuit cake. Crunchy and melting in the mouth, biscuit cake will surely be delicious to eat. Plus, the super easy to make with just a handful of ingredients, biscuit cake is hard to ignore.
  • Grab a packet of Marie biscuits or any other.
  • Prepare chocolate icing.
  • On each biscuit, spread the icing and layer it up.
  • Cover the whole of the layers with the icing and let it refrigerate.
  • Sprinkle some edible silver balls on the top.

Which cake alternative did you like the most? What’s gonna be your pick!