Birthday cake inscription ideas
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A birthday celebration is a chance for everyone to have fun, forget the diets and enjoy some cake. No matter what type of birthday cake you are serving, the message inscribed gives it a touch of personality. The message can be personal to the birthday celebrant or generic.
Most bakers and cake designers will allow you to choose a message or pick from their collection. If you are baking the cake yourself, stencils are available at most cooking stores.
If the cake is for a work colleague or a casual acquaintance, a simple generic message may be best, such as "Birthday Wishes," "Happy Birthday" or "Best Wishes." They will not offend anyone and can be appropriate for anyone.
For a sports fanatic, you can tailor a birthday message to a specific sport. For example, a cake with a golf or baseball theme might say something like, "Swinging Into Another Year." A cake for a basketball fan might use the person's name, followed by "Sinks (or Dunks) Another Year." The cake might also reflect a team's colours.
- For a sports fanatic, you can tailor a birthday message to a specific sport.
- A cake for a basketball fan might use the person's name, followed by "Sinks (or Dunks) Another Year."
Although every birthday is special, some are considered landmarks, such as the 18th, 21st, 30th, 40th, 50th, 65th, 80th and 100th birthdays. Adding a special message to the cake can be good. Think about messages such as "Happy (Insert Number) Birthday," "Happy Half Century" or "Turning (Insert Number) Is a Piece of Cake."
Add a touch of good-natured humour to the birthday cake with a punchy line or two. Messages such as "40 Isn't Old (For a Tree)" or "You're How Old?" might be good for people who are self-conscious of their age. Messages that say things like "Calorie Free for a Day" or "Don't Birthdays Just Frost Your. . ." can be used for almost anyone with a sense of humour. Take inspiration from greeting cards if you are trying to come up with your own.
- Add a touch of good-natured humour to the birthday cake with a punchy line or two.
- can be used for almost anyone with a sense of humour.
Alo holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and technology from the University of Washington in Seattle. Working as an advertising director with a marketing firm. Also a freelance writer focusing on the areas of electronics, media, culture, business, personal finance, home improvement, leisure, and technology.