Here’s something to celebrate: we’ve searched the web for birthday cakes that are as tasty as they are healthy and come up with a confection collection you’ll love. Gluten free? Check. Dye-free? Check. Vegan? You got it. You’ll even find options that sneak in veggie ingredients. (Did somebody say Spinach Cake?) Click through the slideshow below to get the party started.

Baby-Friendly Cake

Bettina at Oh Everything Handmade whipped up this dessert for her baby’s first birthday— but the delish ingredients can be a hit with kids and adults of all ages. Think: applesauce, bananas, cinnamon and nutmeg, and a cream cheese frosting to top everything off. Get the recipe here.

photo: Oh Everything Handmade


What’s your favorite healthy cake? Share with us in the comment section below!

— Abigail Matsumoto