By Dawn R. Williams
Updated March 09, 2010

For every one of my nieces' birthdays, my sister-in-law creates fantastic cakes that always leave me thinking, "How'd she do that?" So when I came across these birthday cakes from, I instantly had to share them! They have 31 Unique Birthday Cakesin all, but here are my top 5 favorites. And if the super-cute pictures aren't enough inspiration, they give step-by-step instructions on how to create them. So, without further ado, my favorites. (All photos by Kenneth Chen.)

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