Birthdays are truly a time to celebrate, whether a small get together with friends or a full blown birthday bash. We gather with loved ones to celebrate the great year that has passed, and to welcome in the new year of life ahead of us. No matter how we choose to celebrate, there’s often one thing that remains a constant each and every birthday celebration – birthday treats!
Whether it’s your birthday or the birthday of someone special in your life, nothing celebrates it quite like a sweet birthday treat. I mean what’s a birthday without some cake, right? The delicious tradition of celebrating with cake dates back to Ancient Greece, when they began baking moon-shaped cakes lit with candles. Although this tradition has adapted over time, it still remains a popular annual tradition – and we’re so glad it is!
Best Birthday Treat Ideas
Although cake is a classic birthday treat tradition, it isn’t the only treat that’s just right for that special day. From chocolate covered strawberries and cookies to other fun desserts, there are endless possibilities when it comes to birthday treats. We’ve compiled a list of some of the best birthday treat ideas that anyone would enjoy on their special day! Next time you’re celebrating a birthday, visit this list to get some birthday treat inspiration. You’re sure to find one that’s just right for the birthday celebrant in your life.
Chocolate covered fruit is a fresh, chocolatey treat that anyone is sure to enjoy on their birthday. Along with classic strawberries, other fruits like bananas and apples also taste delicious when dipped in decadent chocolate. If you want to celebrate someone in your life with this birthday treat, consider our FruitFlowers® Classic Happy Birthday Flower Bouquet Gift Set. They’ll be able to enjoy a box of chocolate covered fruit, along with a beautiful bouquet of flowers for an extra special gift!
For a chocolate-loving birthday celebrant, a classic box of chocolates makes the perfect birthday treat. By choosing an assortment of chocolates, they’ll have some fun treats to try while they celebrate their special day. Do you know someone who would love a box of chocolates on their birthday? Consider sending them our FruitFlowers® Just Joyful Gift Set. Along with a Godiva® chocolate box, they’ll receive a bouquet of flowers and chocolate covered strawberries for an extra sweet birthday treat.
For a homemade birthday treat that will add some sweetness to anyone’s special day, consider these funfetti Rice Krispie treats! They’re perfect for when you’re in a pinch, requiring little time and only a few ingredients. Plus, they’re speckled with rainbow sprinkles, making them a festive and fun birthday treat choice!
Edible cookie dough is a fun and unique treat to add to you or someone you love’s birthday celebration! They can be placed in individual cups, making them a great grab-and-go treat for birthday party guests. Plus, there are so many different flavors to make, from classic chocolate chip to sugar cookie. Add in some rainbow sprinkles and you have a colorful birthday treat that will have anyone wowed!
To make sure that there’s a little something for everybody, choose some assorted cookies! With a variety of cookies to choose from, whether homemade or picked up from a local shop, they’re sure to be a hit. From classic chocolate chip to snickerdoodle and sugar, there will be a cookie for everyone to enjoy while they celebrate.
6. Candied Nuts
For a birthday celebration, it’s nice to have a bowl of something out for guests to snack on throughout the party. Candied nuts make a great choice, and add an element of sweet and salty to the birthday treat mix. Fill some bowls with assorted candied nuts and your birthday guests will make them disappear in no time!
7. Bundt Cake
For a twist on the classic birthday cake, opt for a birthday bundt cake! These doughnut shaped cakes are both eye-catching and delicious. Plus, you can find a variety of recipes, allowing you to find one that suits the birthday celebrant’s taste. Not feeling confident with your baking skills or in a time-crunch? Mo’s Bundt Cakes offers a variety of birthday bundt cakes that are moist and delicious!
Peanut butter and chocolate combine to form a truly unbeatable combo. No bake peanut butter bars capture these flavors in an incredibly easy way! You don’t even have to bake them, making them a quick and easy birthday treat to make. They are the perfect choice for any peanut butter loving birthday celebrant!
For a dessert that transforms a classic birthday cake into a uniquely delicious treat, consider making birthday cake pops! Cake pops are made with cake crumbs and frosting, which is mixed together, rolled into balls, and placed on a lollipop stick. They can be made in virtually any cake flavor, and decorated with colorful sprinkles for a stunning birthday treat.
10. Lemon Bars
For a bright and zesty birthday treat, go with lemon bars! With a shortbread crust and smooth lemon filling, they’ll be long gone before the celebration even starts. This citrusy dessert is sure to brighten up the dessert table and be a hit at any birthday celebration.
There are endless possibilities when it comes to birthday treats. For an extra special birthday treat, consider choosing a FruitFlowers® gift set. We have birthday bundles that are perfect for someone you love, or even for a gift to give yourself on your special day. Whether choosing a recipe for a homemade treat, or getting birthday desserts delivered, you’re sure to choose a treat that the whole crowd will love while celebrating!