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    The 20 BEST Unicorn Cake Ideas

    Unicorn cakes are the new trend taking home baking by storm! With their magical colors, whimsical designs and mythical charms, these fanciful cakes can transform any celebration into an enchanted adventure.

    While unicorn-themed desserts started out as just a novelty, these mystical masterpieces have taken the baking world by colorful surprise.

    Whether you’re looking to impress guests at a child’s birthday party or simply want to indulge your own inner unicorn lover, we’ve gathered 20 of the most magical unicorn cake ideas to spark your imagination and transport you to sugar fantasyland.

    Get ready to dazzle with these fantastical designs that are as delicious as they are delightful!

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    Unicorn Cakes:

    1. Unicorn Cake with Rainbow Layers

    Thrill that special little one in your life with this beautiful Unicorn Cake with Rainbow Layers. It’ll be a hit at their birthday party and you’ll be a hit with them!

    This cake is not only stunning to look at, it’s also amazingly delicious. And you don’t have to be a professional baker to make it. Even a beginner-level cook can create this perfect party cake, so give it a try.

    Enjoy!

    Get the Recipe @ frugalmomeh


    2. Unicorn Poke Cake

    Is your child is unicorn fan? Then get them to help you make this fun and easy Unicorn Poke Cake. You don’t need decorating skills to make this delicious cake and the kids will love.

    You can make this super easy cake with a box cake mix, vanilla pudding, whipped cream frosting and colorful sprinkles. Simply follow this easy recipe and you’ll be amazed at the result.

    Perfect for a party or anytime you want to give the kids a treat!

    Get the Recipe @ simplymaderecipes


    3. Unicorn Cupcakes

    Get the wow factor for your unicorn-themed party by serving these Unicorn Cupcakes. They’re absolutely adorable and taste amazing too.

    You can easily prep most of the elements ahead of time to make these treats. You’ll need cupcakes, mini ice cream cones, marshmallows and gel icing colors. Just follow the easy recipe and wait for the smiles.

    Enjoy!

    Get the Recipe @ lifeloveandsugar


    4. Highway Unicorn Cake

    Get ready to make this beautiful Highway Unicorn Cake that’s fit for a Queen or a Princess!

    You’ll fall in love with this colorful and delicious strawberry and vanilla cake. It’s decorated with Swiss meringue buttercream frosting, highway unicorn macrons, and drips of edible gold chocolate. Yum!

    Just follow the recipe and its tips to make this ultimate showstopper cake.

    Get the Recipe @ thescranline


    5. Unicorn Funfetti Cupcakes

    Looking for a fun dessert for your party or just want to make something special? Then try these Unicorn Funfetti Cupcakes that are full of frosting and a flurry rainbow sprinkles.

    These quick and easy cupcakes are made with a box cake mix of your choice. Just add frosting, sprinkles, and unicorn icing decorations.

    These moist and yummy cakes will definitely bring a smile to everyone’s face!

    Get the Recipe @ lifeloveliz


    6. Unicorn Cheesecake

    Are you an obsessed unicorn fan? Then this rich and delicious Unicorn Cheesecake is a must-try recipe for you.

    You’ll love everything about this cheesecake from it’s buttery crust to the colorful, lemony marbled filling. And don’t forget the glitter!

    This cake looks and tastes wonderful and will definitely be the center of attraction on your party table.

    Get the Recipe @ buttermilkbysam


    7. Unicorn Cake Roll

    Unicorn Cake Roll is a fun and festive birthday cake that’s easy for a beginner, but looks professionally made. What could be better?

    This super moist cake is rolled around a creamy, rich filling and then frosted. Top with sprinkles, sparkly candy, mini marshmallows and more. Get creative!

    You’ll love to make this Unicorn Cake Roll and your guests will love to eat it!

    Get the Recipe @ crazyforcrust


    8. Mini Unicorn Cakes

    If you like colorful cakes, then you’ll love these Mini Unicorn Cakes. They’re totally adorable and perfect for a child’s birthday party!

    The cake batter and frosting, swirled for a watercolor effect, creates a magical look on the inside and out. And the recipe will create three small cakes or one normal nine inch cake. Whichever you choose, they’ll be the hit of the party!

    Get the Recipe @ sugarhero


    9. Unicorn Cake Pops

    Dazzle your little ones with these cute and adorable Unicorn Cake Pops. They’re perfect for a birthday party and will be the star of the show!

    These colorful unicorn pops are almost too cute to eat, but they’re really sweet and yummy. Just follow the well-explained recipe and get ready for all compliments!

    We bet everyone will love these cuties, especially the kids.

    Get the Recipe @ bakerella


    10. Unicorn Layer Cake

    This Unicorn Layer Cake will surely be your little one’s dream cake come true.

    This cake is spectacular! From it’s three colorful layers, brilliant frosting and beautiful decorations, it’s perfect. It’s also fairly easy to make, so even a new baker should give it a try.

    Make your child’s special day memorable and enjoy!

    Get the Recipe @ lifeloveliz


    11. Unicorn Ice Cream Cake 

    Now you can easily replicate your favorite ice cream cake at home. And all it takes is this super easy Unicorn Ice Cream Cake recipe.

    This celebration-worthy cake is not only beautiful to look at, it’s super delicious, cool and creamy. After all, it’s ice cream! What could be better?

    Enjoy!

    Get the Recipe @ thisdelicioushouse


    12. Rainbow Unicorn Dip

    Try this magical Rainbow Unicorn Dip recipe that will be loved by kids and adults alike.

    You won’t be able to resist this dip made with cheesecake batter that is swirled with four different colors. It’s creamy and sweet and only takes a mere 10 minutes to make.

    Serve this colorful dip with graham crackers, and and enjoy.

    Get the Recipe @ chocolatecoveredkatie


    13. Rainbow Unicorn Cake With Twinkie Filling

    Okay, Twinkie fans, this one’s for you! Rainbow Unicorn Cake With Twinkie Filling is the ultimate cake for anyone with a sweet tooth.

    This easy recipe is a rainbow unicorn cake jazzed up with vanilla frosting, sprinkles, and a Twinkie filling. It’s simple and fun to make, the only hard part is not eating the whole thing!

    Get the Recipe @ letseatcake


    14. Unicorn Party Cake

    If you planning a unicorn-themed party, then try this elegant showstopper, Unicorn Party Cake. This beautiful version is magical and stunning enough for a teen or adult party.

    The credit goes to the Unicorn sprinkle mix. It not only makes the cake amazing to look at, it makes it easy to create.

    Beautiful enough for any occasion!

    Get the Recipe @ sugarandsparrow


    15. Rainbow Unicorn Cheesecake Bars

    Need a fast, easy and beautiful dessert for your get-together or celebration? Then give this no-bake recipe a try, Rainbow Unicorn Cheesecake Bars.

    These delicious cheesecake bars are loaded with cream cheese, colorful marshmallows and lots of sprinkles. They’re fun, festive and perfect for any party.

    And you’ll definitely get a recipe request for this recipe!

    Get the Recipe @ insidebrucrewlife


    16. Unicorn Bunny Cake

    Make your cake the star of the show with this Unicorn Bunny Cake. This adorable cake will be perfect for your Easter celebration, baby shower or spring birthday parties.

    In this amazing recipe, you’re going to start with a box cake mix for ease and then follow the instructions for the perfect decorations. It may be a little labor intensive, but it’s going to be worth it!

    Get the Recipe @ familyspice


    17. Harry Potter Unicorn Cake

    Give a big surprise to your Harry Potter fans by making this Harry Potter Unicorn Cake. It the perfect combination of two magical themes and will be the hit of the party.

    This recipe is all about simplicity and starts by using a box cake mix. All you have to do is concentrate on decorating your cake and waiting for the smiles on your little one’s face!

    Get the Recipe @ wellifshecandoit


    18. Unicorn Trifles

    Give your kids an amazing treat after school by making these Unicorn Trifles. They’re so magical and delicious, they can easily be a birthday snack too.

    The recipe features Unicorn magic pack pudding cups, bites of pound cake, whipped cream topping, and fun sprinkles. It’s incredibly easy to make and totally addicting.

    Get the kids to help you make this fun treat. They’ll love it!

    Get the Recipe @ simplymaderecipes


    19. Unicorn Cupcake Cake

    If making a unicorn cake intimidates you, give this Unicorn Cupcake cake a try. Also known as a pull apart cake, it’s a lot easier, less stressful and a lot of fun!

    You don’t need to be a professional to make this yummy cake. This recipe is made with regular-size cupcakes and then decorated with a rainbow swirl frosting and other unicorn inspired decorating items.

    Share this fun and easy recipe with everyone and spread the smiles.

    Get the Recipe @v pressprintparty


    20. Unicorn Rainbow Dessert Lasagna

    Here’s another fun and stress free recipe, Unicorn Rainbow Dessert Lasagna. Perfect for a unicorn themed party, and easy for you!

    This no-bake recipe consists of a chocolate Oreo cookie crust, fluffy pastel cheesecake, pudding, and finished off with whipped topping and sprinkles.

    It’s the best and easiest recipe for your themed party, so give it a try!

    Get the Recipe @ livinglocurto


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    This collection of Unicorn Cakes will add some magic and whimsy to your next celebration!

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