This trend started a few years back in the USA, and now has made its way across the pond. You simply get a perfectly good cake, and take photos of your one year old making a royal mess with it. Cake smashes are growing in popularity – and they’re a lot of fun for everyone involved!
Here are some tips collected from cake smash sites.
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The birthday girl or boy
There is a high chance that the birthday child will have no interest in actually eating the cake.
A) hates it and turns to a sobbing mess or
B) loves it, woofs it down and turns into a sobbing mess when you take it away.
Depending on food allergies, sensitivities or family preference you could do a birthday smash bowl of watermelon or a birthday smash bowl of whipped cream with sprinkles or a birthday smear of soy vanilla yogurt with sprinkles. Obviously putting a giant cake in front of anyone is a risky move so adjust this part for your baby and be prepared that things could go horribly wrong (best laid plans and all that)
Have a bath ready to go.