8 Sweet Desserts for Animal Lovers

Do you have a sweet tooth? Can you appreciate a creative decoration? And do you love animals? Then you'll fall head over heels for these darling desserts that are perfect for both kids' birthday parties and adult dinner parties. 

1. Apricot Bee Cake 

"Buzz, buzz, buzz!" say the bees as the go about their businesses, pollinating flowers and making some honey. And while we can't make spring come any faster, with this recipe, we can certainly bring you some bees to brighten up your day. Just follow our instructions and you'll be enjoying these fruity, juicy desserts in no time! Get the recipe here.

2. Cuddly Bear Cake 

Just look at this adorable face! Baby bears are just cute animals that are severely underrepresented in the baked goods world, especially when it comes to cake decorations. The frosting is key to creating this particularly eye-catching look. Get the recipe here.

3. Butterfly Cake 

You often spend more time than you'd like staring at the store windows of particularly talented pastry chefs: their creations look simply irresistible. And sometimes, they make such works of art, that you're overwhelmed with admiration or envy, because you would love to make your own cakes and tarts look that good, just like this colorful butterfly cake. Get the recipe here.

4. Banana Penguins  

While party buffets offer a tasty selection of food, we wouldn't be lying if we said that they can sometimes look rather dull. But it doesn't have to be that way, as these cute penguin snacks demonstrate. This super finger food is sure to be the star attraction at your next children's party. Get the recipe here.

5. Fruit Peacock 

When it comes to the Animal Kingdom, peacocks are the center of attention and live of the party, so why should it be any different at your own gathering? Everyone will be fawning over this colorful centerpiece that's both delicious and nutritious, not to mention easy to eat, so it makes a perfect appetizer, finger food, or snack. Get the recipe here.

6. Giraffe Swiss Roll 

What do giraffes have in common with this recipe? Well, they are both awesome and impressive, and both the animal and this sponge cake have the same pattern. To see this Swiss roll up close, however, you don't have to travel to far distant lands, just go for a little safari in your kitchen. Get the recipe here.

7. Dog Cupcakes 

Cupcakes have been done to death, so it's always refreshing to find a brand spanking new recipe or creative look, and here you have it with these sweet doggie-decorated treats topped off with buttercream. Dog lovers will get a kick out of these little bites of heaven, even though they're almost too pretty to eat... ALMOST. Get the recipe here.

8. Owl Cake 

What do pugs, flamingoes, and owls have in common? The answer is not the punchline of a terrible joke, it's that they're all the latest trend, whether it's on clothes, postcards, cups, or little figures. These animals are everywhere, even in the kitchen, as our amazing owl cake proves! Get the recipe here.

Now get that animal appetite working!


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