Even before the new Barbie movie, who amongst us hasn’t dreamed of having a Barbie cake at their birthday party?
Whether you grew up in the 80s or the present, Barbie has been a part of many childhood memories.
Barbie isn’t just for kids. Especially with the premiere of the new Barbie movie, adults are getting in on the action. For GenX and boomers alike we all grew up with Barbie.
If you’re having a Barbie birthday party or just a Barbie party check out these dazzling Barbie cake ideas for some inspiration.
This article includes Barbie cake ideas for adults and teens, not just kids. Many cakes have some similarities but a little of this one and a little of that one and you can create your own Barbie cake masterpiece.
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Pink & Gold Glamour Cake
For a grown-up or glamour-themed Barbie party.
Imagination and Sparkle
We sell dreams, imagination, and sparkle. ”— Mattel CEO (Will Farrell) from Barbie Movie (2023)
Pretty In Pink Barbie Cake
Here’s a modern twist on the typical Barbie doll cake.
Princess Barbie Cake
This beautiful Barbie doll cake features a multicolored dress. Head on over to In The Kitchen with Matt for instructions on how to make this cake.
Buttercream Drip Cake
Tell me your secret dream, child.
Barbie Car Cake
Vroom, vroom. Make a car with fondant or use a Barbie car to complete the Barbie cake idea you want.
When You Love Barbie and Mermaids
Sometimes you just can’t decide, so why not do both? This works for Barbie Mariposa fairy cakes too.
Girl’s Just Wanna Have Fun Barbie Pool Cake
Check out the video reel on Sheri Bakes to see just how to make this awesome Barbie Cake with a pool.
For the fashion lover.
When Barbie Feels Like Wearing Blue
Or perhaps it’s yellow today
Barbie can do anything! Who says she always has to wear pink?
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Barbie Birthday Cake
Barbie’s a grown-up after all.
This ballet-inspired Barbie cake reminds me of the Ballerina Barbie I had.
Barbie Goes to Paris Cake
Barbie loves to travel.
It’s Like A Spa Day for My Brain
Who doesn’t love a spa day? For spa birthday party ideas, see this post.
Sweet 16 Barbie Birthday Cake
Perfect Barbie birthday cake for a young lady.
Every Night Is A Girl’s Night Out
This Barbie cake would be perfect for fashion lovers, travelers, or makeup enthusiasts.
It’s A Barbie World Cake
Lace and glitter and pink, oh my!
Groovy Malibu Barbie Cake
Surf’s up Barbie. I’ll see you on the Malibu beach.
80’s Rollerskating Barbie Birthday Cake
Perfect for a summer beachy Barbie theme party.
Or a luau
Barbie Cowgirl Cake
I haven’t seen a Barbie cowgirl doll cake yet, using the new Mattel Barbie doll, that looks like Margot Robbie in the new Barbie Movie but I’m sure they’ll be some soon. However, the Barbie doll itself is quite expensive, so making your own using a regular Barbie and finding a costume for her might be significantly less expensive than using the new collectible doll inside a cake.
Barbie Cake Pops
Use cake pops with these to create mini Barbie doll cakes for all your guests.
Pink Cake Pops
Get this copycat cake pop recipe from Carrie over at Eating on a Dime
All That Glitters Barbie Cake Pops
Covered in pink sugar and a simple Barbie silhouette makes an adorable cake pop.
Glitzy Barbie Cakesicles
A new type of confection I hadn’t heard of, cakesicles. Different than a cake pop which is rolling cake and frosting together and then dipping in chocolate or sugar. With cakesicles, chocolate melts are put into popsicle molds and then filled with cake batter.
Pink Lover’s Barbie Cupcakes
Fancy Silhouette Barbie Cupcakes
Serve these elegant cupcakes in a cute Barbie-themed cup
Pink and Pearl Sophisticated Barbie Cupcakes
These gorgeous cupcakes aren’t necessarily Barbie cupcakes, but they would be lovely for a Barbie theme party.
More Barbie Cake Inspiration
- 31 Pink Cakes: A Visual Delight of Sweet Creations
- 35 Stunning Black Cakes That Will Take Your Breath Away