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These birthday cake recipes are perfect for your next rainbow-themed celebration or for whenever you want to make a fun dessert! Even if you don’t have any birthdays coming up, these crowd-pleasers will have everyone wanting to dig in right away! Also make sure to check out our cake and ice cream cake archives.

We also highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App  — with over 20,000 delicious recipes it is the largest meatless, vegan, plant-based and allergy-friendly recipe resource to help you get healthy!

1. White Bean Birthday Cake Blondies

White Bean Birthday Cake Blondies

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This treat is sweet, buttery, loaded with sprinkles and topped with classic vanilla icing. Everyone will be shocked that these White Bean Birthday Cake Blondies by Kris Dee are made with white beans!

2. Rainbow Cake

Rainbow Cake

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The coolest ever vegan Rainbow Cake! The cake by Melanie Kröpfl is vibrant and fun in blue, green, yellow and red. The cream is a delicate vanilla. You’ll want to dig in right away!

3. Birthday Cake Ice Cream Sandwiches

Birthday Cake Ice Cream Sandwiches

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These Birthday Cake Ice Cream Sandwiches by Lauren Hartmann are so good, so easy, and so perfect in every way. The cake batter ice cream and rainbow sugar cookies by themselves are amazing, but putting them together creates the best dessert ever! Even if you don’t have any birthdays coming up, these babies will make everyday feel special! Have a very merry unbirthday!

4. Birthday Cake Smoothie

Birthday Cake Smoothie

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A nutritious veggie & protein-packed Birthday Cake Smoothie by Tara Weir that tastes like birthday cake?  It may sound too good to be true, but this crowd-pleasing combo is low in sugar (well, minus the sprinkles!) and loaded with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, fiber, healthy fats, and plant-based protein!

5. Cake Batter Protein Smoothie

Cake Batter Protein Smoothie

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Thick, creamy and chock full of sprinkles, this Cake Batter Protein Smoothie by Kat Condon tastes like a slice of vanilla cake – without any of the gluten, dairy or refined sugars!

6. Crazy Colors Ice Cream Cake

Crazy Colors Ice Cream Cake

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This Crazy Colors Ice Cream Cake by Nikki Stokes is perfect for your next rainbow-themed celebration or for whenever you want to make a fun dessert! It’s a vanilla coconut milk ice cream with natural food coloring mixed into different batches. So fun and so tasty! This vegan ice cream cake is such a crowd-pleaser!

7. Unicorn Birthday Cake Macarons

Unicorn Birthday Cake Macarons

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Ever imagined a Unicorn Birthday Cake Macaron? Well…now you can have your cake and eat it too (in a macaron form)! These vegan macarons have a vanilla filling and a secret slice of vegan funfetti cake hidden in the middle, and are also covered in vegan sprinkles in this recipe by Holly Jade!

8. Birthday Cake Cheesecake With Sugar Cone Crust

Birthday Cake Cheesecake With Sugar Cone Crust

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From the sugar cone crust to the colorful speckles of sprinkles on the inside, this Birthday Cake Cheesecake With Sugar Cone Crust by Gabrielle St. Claire is perfect for all occasions. The creamy vanilla filling, made from a combination of dairy-free cream cheese and silken tofu, gives the perfect New York-style cheesecake experience.

9. Vanilla Birthday Cake Cupcakes With a Cream Cheez Frosting

Vanilla Birthday Cake Cupcakes With a Cream Cheez Frosting

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Sometimes you want to forego the fancy desserts in favor of something everybody can agree on. That is these Vanilla Birthday Cake Cupcakes that come with a rich vanilla frosting. These little cupcakes by Chelsey Johns are picture-perfect for any event — they’re almost too cute to eat! Okay, not really. There’s no guarantee that these will last long enough for pictures.

10. Neapolitan Ice Cream Cake

Neapolitan Ice Cream Cake

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Looking for homemade dairy and egg-free ice cream alternatives that don’t involve bananas or an ice-cream maker? You are in luck! For those who feel a pang of nostalgia when you hear the words “Neapolitan ice cream,” you’re also in luck!

This Neapolitan Ice Cream Cake by Naturally Sweet Vegan Treats, Marisa Alvarsson combines the classic Neapolitan flavor trio of chocolate, strawberry and vanilla along with all-natural flavors, plant-based creaminess and contemporary visual appeal. And it’s surprisingly easy to put together.

Of course, it is much lower in sugar than the freezer staple of many a suburban home of the 1980s too. Great to prep and make in advance of a celebration, it’s a pretty party treat.

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Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammation, heart health, mental wellbeing, fitness goals, nutritional needs, allergies, gut health, and more! Unfortunately, dairy consumption also has been linked to many health problems, including acne, hormonal imbalance, cancer, prostate cancer, and has many side effects

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