Tired of serving the same old cake and ice cream? It’s time to up the ante for your kiddo’s next bash with some on-trend desserts that will wow guests of all ages – including the parents! We’re talking uber-creative cake pops, doughnuts and custom cookies in flavors you’d probably never dream of devouring. Excited to plan that party yet? Read on for nine trendy birthday treats that’ll have your guests’ mouth watering.

Fresh Fruit Cake

If you want to avoid the sugar rush altogether and still satisfy your sweet tooth, make a fruit cake. We’re not talking about your Great Aunt Sadie’s Christmas fruitcake sprinkled with candied fruit, but a real, fresh, fruit cake. Cut watermelon into circles and create a tiered cake. Decorate with fresh berries and whipped cream.

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Do you have a favorite birthday treat that you like to serve? Tell us in the Comments below!

— Abbey McGee