November 14, 2019

10 Best No-Bake Birthday Desserts

A freshly baked cake coated with thick buttercream frosting is the dessert that comes to mind when most of us think about birthday desserts. However, it is far from the only party-worthy dessert.

When baking isn’t in the cards, these sweet treats will make your birthday celebration a whole lot more special.

Birthday-Worthy Desserts

1. No-Bake Cream Cheese Pie

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For all cheesecake-lovers out there; sinking your teeth into a super-velvety and lush cream cheese layer is undeniably the best feeling ever!

All you need are; some cream cheese, heavy cream, sugar, vanilla extract, graham crackers, and sliced fresh fruits for the toppings.

Just remember to refrigerate the pie for 4 hours before serving it to allow for the cream cheese and whipped cream mixture to solidify. Store any leftovers in the refrigerator and consume it within four days. This will be one of the tastiest birthday desserts.

2. No-Bake Icebox Cake

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Layered with graham crackers, whipped cream, and fresh fruits; icebox cakes are the ultimate no-bake solution when baking a traditional birthday cake is not an option.

As one of the most versatile birthday desserts, Icebox Cake allows you to swap in any ingredients you love; such as making a strawberry version, a lemon version, or even a s’mores version!

3. Ice Cream Cake

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Ice cream is no doubt a crowd-pleaser no matter what the occasion is. Despite being the perfect birthday cake for a winter birthday, you have more options regarding how much work is involved.

If you want to go all-in, you can try making the ice cream and chocolate toppings from scratch. However, if you have less time to devote to dessert, then you can opt for using store-bought supplies.

4. Individual Strawberry Shortcakes

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Loved by all for its sweet simplicity, strawberry shortcakes are definitely worthy of birthday celebration status.

When time is not on your side and you simply just don’t have the luxury of time to bake, then trade the layered cake for mini individual-sized versions using store-bought biscuits, fresh whipped cream, and sliced strawberries. This is one of the best-looking birthday desserts.

5) Nutella Skillet S’mores     

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No one is going to miss the traditional birthday cake when the dessert served is a hands-on skillet s’ mores affair.

Being a popular campfire snack, it can also be transformed into a magnified skillet version! All you need for this sweet treat is just some graham crackers, marshmallows, and a jar of Nutella.

Pull it out fresh from the oven and get ready to dig into it! This is one of the most loved birthday desserts.

6) Quick Fruit Trifle

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Possibly the “MVP” (Most Valuable Player) of any fast and fancy desserts, fruit trifles can be assembled with few ingredients and little effort; yet they always look appetizing and taste phenomenal!

When you don’t have time to bake, fruit trifles can be easily prepared with some store-bought pound cake, whipped cream, and your favorite fresh or frozen fruit. This is one of the most time-saving birthday desserts.

7. DIY Mini Fruit Pizzas

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Adorable and convenient, this DIY dessert is one way to engage every party guest and let them join in on the fun.

All you need to do is set up a mini fruit pizza booth, splurge on some really exceptional sugar cookies, whip up a batch of buttercream, and prep a variety of colorful fresh fruits to make cookie pizzas!

It’s a fun and sweet treat for all ages!

8. Tiramisu

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Tiramisu is one of the birthday desserts that most people cannot resist!

If you are someone that has a sweet tooth, Tiramisu is one of the best desserts that you can expect. Making Tiramisu is not time-consuming at all because it requires no baking. What you have to do is to soak some ladyfingers in coffee, then layer them in a baking pan together with a mascarpone filling. After that, you can add some cocoa to the top layer and leave it to chill in the fridge. In addition, you may want to add liqueur such as rum and brandy into the coffee mixture to further enhance the taste.

9. Banana Split

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A Banana Split is one of the best birthday desserts for you to impress your guest! Banana Split was named as such as a banana is split in half and then ice cream is added in between the banana.

All that you need are ice cream, bananas, and toppings such as chocolate syrup and cherries. It will be good if you can prepare a few different flavors of ice cream and toppings. This will give your guest more choices as everyone has different preferences.

10. Black and White Chocolate Mousse

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As one of the most elegant birthday desserts, the layered Black and White Chocolate Mousse serves as an excellent complement to chocolate. Not only that this creamy dessert looks amazing, but it also tastes amazing.

To prepare for this dessert, you will need to prepare the mixture for the Black Chocolate Mousse and the White Chocolate Mousse separately. When you are done with the mixture for the Black Chocolate Mousse, you can refrigerate them first and start preparing for the White Chocolate Mousse mixture. Once the White Chocolate Mousse mixture is complete, you can spoon the mixture over the top of the Black Chocolate Mousse and refrigerate again before consumption.

If you wish to get started on creating your own desserts but have no idea how to, then perhaps you can try signing up for a cooking class!

The Fun Empire offers cooking classes for all ages and it is also taught by a professional chef! So what are you waiting for? Sign up now!

For more information, visit https://www.thefunempire.com/cooking-class.

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