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Mini Cake Decorating

By Lauren Holstein

In the age of social media, viral trends come and go, capturing our attention and inspiring us to try new things. One new trend that has taken the internet by storm is decorating mini-sized cakes. Hosting a party where each person can decorate their own mini cake is a delightful way to encourage creativity, bonding, and, of course, indulging in delicious treats. 

Let's go through the steps to create an unforgettable mini cake decorating party in your own home.

Step 1: Whip Up the Excitement with Invitations: Send out invitations that scream "sweet celebration"! Use cake-shaped cards or design digital invites with mouthwatering cake illustrations. Add playful puns like "Join us for a 'slice' of the fun!" and emphasize the interactive nature of the party. Encourage guests to bring their inner cake artist and promise a tasty time.

Step 2: Encourage Creativity: Before the party, inspire your guests with examples of mini cakes that have taken the internet by storm. Share links to viral cake trends like "drip cakes," "geode cakes," or "ombre cakes" to get their imaginations flowing. Include links or QR codes in your party materials that lead guests to popular social media accounts or websites dedicated to cake decorating. Links can be included in the invite or have QR codes printed for guests to scan from their phones during the party. Let them know that the sky's the limit, and their creations will be Instagram-worthy works of art!

Step 3: Set Up Instructions and Supplies: To ensure a smooth and successful mini cake decorating session, provide clear instructions for your guests. Prepare a step-by-step guide outlining how to assemble and decorate the mini cakes. Include tips on using piping bags, fondant, and various edible decorations. Supply an assortment of cake bases, frosting flavors, food coloring, sprinkles, edible glitter, and fondant. Make sure to have enough utensils, cake stands, and disposable gloves for everyone.

Step 4: Showcase Examples: Set up a table with different design themes, from elegant and floral to whimsical and abstract. Showcase some of your own creations to demonstrate what's possible. This visual feast will get everyone excited, and eager to start their own cake masterpieces.

Step 5: Let the Creative Juices Flow: As your guests dive into the mini cake decorating process, provide a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Play upbeat tunes to keep the energy high and encourage conversations about cake flavors, designs, and techniques. 

Step 6: Food and Beverages: A party isn't complete without delicious food and refreshing drinks. Since your focus is on mini cakes, consider serving bite-sized snacks that complement the theme. You could offer a selection of mini sandwiches, sliders, fruit skewers, and appetizers. Don't forget to include vegetarian and vegan options to accommodate all dietary preferences. As for beverages, provide a range of options, including soft drinks, flavored water, mocktails, and perhaps even a signature cocktail that complements the cake-decorating festivities.


Hosting a mini cake decorating party at home is an exciting and engaging way to bring people together while exploring the latest viral cake trends. Now, who is ready to unleash your inner baker and let the creativity flow?