Bar & Bat Mitzvah Cake Ideas & Trends

5 Most Popular Types of Bat & Bar Mitzvah Party Cakes

Industry experts share the most popular trends in bat & bar mitzvah cakes.

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1. Whimsical Design

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With bat & bar mitzvah cakes, whimsical, colorful and cartoonish cakes are very popular – it’s no longer just your traditional scroll or Torah cake.  – Alison Awerbuch, Abigail Kirsch Catering Relationships

2. Favorite Things

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Teens are personalizing the cake with their favorite things.  The New York theme is very common with favorite places represented on the cake. Designs are more mature then they used to be.  – Stacey Leon, Butterfly Bakeshop

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3. Showcase Theme

Many teens use their cake to showcase their party theme or color palette.

Fashion & Shoes

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4. Unique Design

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Many teens want to make every aspect of their bar or bat mitzvah unique and personal, and their cake is no exception!  Innovative designs are popular, some may even have the guests question if it’s even a cake!

5. Cake & Candle Lighting

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While many teens will add candles to their cake for the candle lighting ceremony, others decide to do something unique with props or other decorations. They also make for a wonderful keepsake after the event for many, many years to come. – Mark Zettler, Life O’ The Party

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Cupcake Candle Lighting

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Candle Lighting Name Display

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Regardless of what type of cake you decide to have for your child’s bat mitzvah or bar mitzvah, make sure it tastes as good as it looks!  Go a step further and think about having a backdrop, which can make for fabulous cake photos. View Cake Backdrop Ideas.

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Written by Cigall Goldman

Cigall Goldman