Looking for the perfect birthday dessert that isn’t a cake? From bite-sized to decadent, we’ve found 18 show-stopping treats that are sure to satisfy any sweet tooth. Click through the slideshow below to get inspired—just don’t forget to make a wish.

Pina Colada on a Stick

Keep things light with this fun (virgin) twist on the pina colada by First Look, Then Cook. Strawberries and pineapple are paired with coconut gelatin squares to make a combination that will send you straight to the islands. Click here to snag the recipe.

photo: First Look, Then Cook


Have you seen any cool desserts lately? Tell us your picks in the Comments section below!

— Erin Lem & Susie Foresman