Make your retirement party a hit with these retirement cake ideas.
From theme cakes to cupcakes, the retiree will appreciate your thoughtfulness.
A traditional retirement party usually includes a cake, but nothing says it has to be a traditional sheet cake.
Use your imagination and serve something that is memorable and that everyone will get a kick out of.
If you don't have the time or just don't enjoy baking, then buy the retirement cake for your party. Just let the bakery know what ideas you have for the cake and they will make it happen for you.
But if you do enjoy baking and want to save some money, then make the retirement cake yourself.
A retirement cake can be fun and easy to make. Plus, you will have more freedom with flavors and ideas by making the cake yourself. Everyone will appreciate your thoughtfulness and effort.
Just like the rest of the party, keep in mind who the party is for.
What are the retiree's plans during retirement...to play golf, garden, travel, read?
You can pay respect to his favorite activity, to his years of work, or just make a cake celebrating a new beginning in the retiree's life.
Be sure to make the cake in the retiree's favorite flavor - chocolate, strawberry, red velvet...etc.
If you are having a theme party, then your job of deciding what kind of cake to serve just got easier! Incorporate your party theme into your retirement cake idea.
Some theme ideas that you might want to use:
For more detailed information on decorating a special cake, go to Family Fun Cake Recipes.
If you are not planning a theme party, there are still plenty of great retirement cake ideas.
Cupcakes are a popular way to serve cake to a group of people. There is no cutting and you can have different flavors and designs.
Decorate each cupcake with a different retirement saying or cake pick.
Cake picks are a great idea for cupcakes. Not only are they easy to use but they come in all shapes, sizes, and themes.
You can purchase cake picks that say such things as “Happy Retirement” or “Congratulations”.
You can even purchase rocking chair picks or yellow "Smiley Face" picks to put on the top of your cupcakes.
Retirement cake sayings can be humorous or serious.
Retirement cake sayings:
And of course you can always just put -
Congratulations! We will miss you!
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