Celebrate a milestone occasion or holiday with a cake! While you might be thinking of the sugary filled variety, consider these non-edible cake gift options a try. See how to use your loved one’s favorite items or classic gift item, like money, to create a non-edible cake gift they’ll love!
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Now these particular gifts might have been made for a specific holiday or occasion but they are honestly interchangeable with each other. Decorative elements and colors can be swapped out and given any time of the year to anyone so give one of these non-edible cake gift ideas a try!
Soda Can Cake – This is an oldie but a goodie! I created this stacked cake from 30 cans of Coca Cola for my father-in-law’s 60th birthday. You can easily substitute soda for their favorite alcoholic canned beverage, including all those trendy craft beer styles now available. Find the step by step photos to create this liquid diet gift. Tip: this would be great for Father’s Day!
Money Cake – This cake can cost as little or as much as you want as you’re actually gifting them money! This design was made for a graduation gift and totals $100 but you can easily swap out the pick accessories and dollar denomination amounts to create a money cake that costs more and for other gifting themes!
Lottery Ticket Cake – Want to let someone know how lucky you feel with them in your life? Create a layered cake wrapped with lottery tickets and fill a secret inner compartment with their favorite treat! This design was created for Christmas but you can easily grab the free printable from my Lottery Ticket wreath and it becomes a general gift great for birthdays, Father’s Day or Valentine’s Day!
Tag me if you give one of these non-edible cakes a try for the next occasion or holiday!
Diaper Cake – Gift a mom to be or a new mom a cake made out of diapers! Stuff the inside with diaper sacks, toys, gifts, books and goodies to make it a complete package! Learn how to make this style that doesn’t require rolling with tiny rubber bands!