A unicorn-themed party is a fun, fantastical way to celebrate a variety of special occasions. From baby showers to birthdays, or even Easter Sunday and springtime soirees, these creative unicorn cake ideas will set you up for unicorn party success.
No matter which unicorn celebration you have on the horizon, you don’t want to miss this roundup of the best unicorn cakes we could find!
This list features most amazing unicorn cake ideas we could find. We included cupcake cakes, layered rainbow cakes, cake pops and more- all infused with a whole spectrum of swirling, shimmering, sparkling unicorn colors.
What a wonderfully yummy way to honor the unicorn lovers in your life!
This whimsical, two-tiered cake features sparkling gold sugar and a colorful mane of buttercream rosettes. It’s easy to customize and will make any party magical.
Jazz up your unicorn party with these vibrant tie-dyed unicorn cakes. The batter and the frosting are both swirled with bright colors and the recipe can be made into 3 adorable mini cakes or one larger, 3 layered cake.
Bring your favorite mythical beast to life with this easy DIY unicorn cake. It is complete with a glittering fondant unicorn horn and a mane of buttercream roses you can make with all of your favorite colors.
Some of the best unicorn cakes have surprises inside, like this beautiful rainbow unicorn cake. Under the buttercream rosettes and rainbow sprinkle unicorn's horn, each layer of this tiered cake is made of different colors of pastel.
5. Flower Unicorn
Delicate fondant flowers adorn a buttercream mane of bold, brightly colored rosettes, making this adorable unicorn cake a sweet, whimsical addition to any celebration.
6. Pastel Rainbow Unicorn Cake
One of the most precious unicorn cake ideas, this cake features swirling pastel colors, a mane of buttercream roses, and a shimmering golden horn. Sparkling celestial accents at the bottom make it even more magical.
7. Sprinkle Horn Unicorn
Easily make this unicorn horn at home by covering an ice cream cone in frosting and then rolling it in sprinkles. You can add that to your list of easy and elegant unicorn cake ideas!
8. Hot Pink Unicorn
Celebrate the neon lovers in your circle with this eye-popping hot pink creation. A mane of swirling neon colors and iridescent accents are sure to impress all your unicorn party guests.
Take your unicorn party up a notch with this fabulously decorated, layered, easy rainbow unicorn cake. A plastic unicorn topper saves precious time, which you can use to make your own homemade buttercream from scratch.
10. Round Unicorn Cake
Welcome the newest generation of unicorn lovers with this sweet little unicorn cake. It’s perfect for baby showers but can easily be customized for any unicorn party.
This recipe creatively uses box cake mix, pudding, and whipped topping to make a swirling, colorful unicorn cake. It’s one of those fun DIY unicorn cake ideas the kids will want to make with you.
This dynamically delicious dessert is a layered montage of multi-colored rice krispie treats, rainbow jimmies, and buttercream frosting. Your unicorn party guests will be talking about this one for ages!
This charming little unicorn drip cake is made by drizzling melted chocolate on chilled cake and is topped off with an adorably decorated unicorn cookie cake topper.
This extra sweet dessert is easy to make and super cute. Among other candies, it uses sour straws to create a flowing rainbow mane.
Follow this simple DIY template to conjure up your very own magical unicorn cupcake cake. It’s a great addition to your list of easy, inexpensive unicorn cake ideas!
Make a little magic and craft your very own pretty gold unicorn horn using simple ingredients. This easy to follow tutorial lays it out step by step.
17. Marshmallow Mane
This delightfully carved, beautiful cake features a mane of mini marshmallows and chocolate eyes. The head, ears, and horn are made by cleverly repurposing a slice of the cake you are decorating!
This joyful jewel of a dessert comes complete with fluffy clouds and cascading rainbow ribbons. Perfect for any Rainbow Dash lover, it’s a whimsical work of art that is almost too breathtaking to eat!
These dainty little pudding parfaits are simple to make, easy to customize, and sure to delight. A simple combination of cake, pudding,and sprinkles makes this one of the quickest unicorn cake ideas around.
20. Watercolor Unicorn Cake
This unicorn birthday cake features a mesmerizing watercolor finish as the backdrop for a striking, fondant unicorn topper. Add finishing touches with edible paint!
Get the best of both worlds with this magical mash-up! Simply trade the pastels for Gryffindor colors in this clever Harry Potter unicorn cake.
22. Mermaid Unicorn Cake
This gem comes fully loaded with mermaid fins, sea creatures, a golden unicorn horn, and a mane of buttercream rosettes. By land or by sea, this shimmering, iridescent cake has something for everyone.
Setting the standard for versatile unicorn cake ideas, this adorable cake is perfect for Easter, birthdays, or baby showers.
Swirling pastel colors and pearlescent gold sprinkles transform an ordinary buttercream cake into a yummy mystical masterpiece.
With a pony-shaped cake pan, a few piping techniques, and bit of patience, you can create this purple-powered princess-worthy unicorn head cake.
This incredibly easy and adorable dessert uses boxed cake mix, food coloring, and candies to build a beautiful buttercream unicorn.
These delicate little pops are charming to the max! Complete with miniature horns and roses, they are surely the cutest of all unicorn cake ideas!
Did you make any of these magical unicorn cakes? Let me know in the comments.
Unicorn cake toppers
Don't want to break out the fondant? Here are a few cake toppers you can easily use for any cake.
If you are looking for more unicorn food, be sure to check out this magical unicorn candy bark.
More Cake Ideas
Unicorn Cake Ideas
- 1 15.25 ounce box yellow cake mix like Betty Crocker
- 1 cup water
- ½ cup vegetable oil
- 3 eggs
- 2 tubs vanilla frosting
- 1 unicorn cake topper
- Mix the cake mix, water, oil, and eggs in a mixing bowl. Pour into 2 greased 9-inch round cake pans. Bake according to box directions.
- Let the cakes completely cool. Spread frosting on top of one of the round cakes. Place the other cake on top of the frosting. Frost the entire cake and add unicorn cake topper.