Birthday Candles & Cake Toppers

Top This! Our 7 Favorite Cake Toppers and Candles

When you think of a birthday party, what comes to mind? Balloons and presents, certainly. But birthday cake is undeniably the quintessential birthday icon. And no matter how big or small, simple or decadent, chocolaty or fruit-filled, the cake simply must be topped with a little ornamental flair. You can go the traditional route, with candles aglow for the guest-of-honor to blow out. Or opt for some of the new and trendy options, like miniature inflatable balloons or LED light-up toppers. We put together this roundup of fun birthday cake candles and toppers to decorate any delectable dessert.

Birthday Candles & Cake Toppers

01 – Licensed Cake Decor Kits

Add lots of personality to the birthday cake with this convenient 17-piece cake decorating kit featuring your child’s favorite licensed characters. Our selection of licensed cake decor kits include Emoji, Star Wars, Frozen, Mickey Mouse, and more! Each kit includes one large 3D centerpiece, 8 classic birthday candles, 4 candle holders, and 4 party favor rings that you can award to guests when it’s time to cut the cake. Parents will love how quick and easy it is to use this birthday cake topper kit.

02 – Birthday Candle Picks

Throwing a themed birthday party for your son or daughter? We have adorable pick birthday candles to suit the party theme! Rocket ships, unicorns, soccer balls, and the list goes on! These shaped birthday candles are on toothpicks that you can use to individually decorate cupcakes, donuts, or other treats. Or just stick them into the birthday cake!

03 – Foil Numeral Balloon Cake Toppers

Pump up your cake display with our mini numeral balloon cake toppers. Available in silver and gold, these inflatable number balloons are pint-sized to fit on top of any cake, confection, or even a stack of pancakes. Number balloon cake toppers are especially great for decorating a baby’s 1st birthday smash cake in lieu of lighting candles.

04 – Bunting Cake Topper

Birthdays don’t get to have all the fun! We have a variety of adorable baby shower cake toppers to help you celebrate the happy news. Cake bunting looks just like miniature pennant banners strung between candy-striped stakes. Some of our baby shower cake bunting feature gender specific phrases (“It’s a Boy!”) and some are neutral, like the one pictured. There’s also foil cake picks or baby shower favor charms that you can use to dress up the dessert table.

05 – Flashing Multicolor Candle Holder

Light up the birthday cake with our color-changing number candle holders. These flashing LED cake decorations come with 4 birthday candles – one for sticking in the holder and the other 3 can be arranged around it. With the candles lit and cake decoration flashing in brilliant colors, you’ll have a dazzling display for singing “Happy Birthday!”

06 – Mix & Match Birthday Candle Assortments

You can’t go wrong with our packs of assorted birthday candles. These universal cake candles work for any age or party theme. Choose from spirals, coils, zigzags, stripes, polka dots, and more – all in a variety of bold colors. It’s even more fun to combine a couple different kinds to create a custom candle arrangement.

07 – Mini Balloon Stick Cake Toppers

Make your cake a show-stopper with our cute and colorful Mini Balloon Stick Cake Toppers. This birthday cake decoration requires some assembly, but the final result is totally worth it. Detailed instructions are included and explain how to inflate each mini latex balloon and string them onto the straw posts. It’s sweet as can be and is sure to garner plenty of compliments from guests.

Whether buying a 3-tier buttercream dream from a cake shop or baking a custom cake at home, our wide selection of cake toppers and birthday candles will help show it off in style. Check out our catalog to shop these items, as well as our cupcake kits, cupcake stands, and other cake accessories to make every celebration a little sweeter.