For son Cree Hardrict’s first birthday on June 28, Tia Mowry Hardrict worked with celebrity event planner Mindy Weiss for an adorable Elmo-themed bash. “Elmo has been Cree’s traveling buddy since he was born,” the actress and star of Tia & Tamera tells PEOPLE. Along with tacos and snow cones, the party highlight was a spectacular gluten-free vanilla cake with chocolate chocolate-chip filling by Cake Divas that was enjoyed by guests like Cree’s aunt Tamera Mowry-Housley.
Luckily, having an unforgettable cake that dazzles and tastes delicious is easier than you think! We’ve rounded up inspiring kid-approved confections, from Hollywood’s fancy treats to easy how-tos from top baking bloggers!
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