Whether your child's next birthday party is at home, a local park or at one of the great birthday party places in Middle Tennessee, something sweet adds to the celebration. Also, birthdays and cake go together like hand in glove. Unless you're so industrious with a burning passion to bake your own creation, there are lots of options around town to sate your sweet quest. Because the cake is often the centerpiece of any birthday celebration's table, personalizing your child's confection makes the party fun for everyone. Hence, you can span the spectrum from simple and elegant to myriad detail and over the top. Therefore, if you're putting together a theme party like superheroes, Disney princesses, etc., a cake reflecting the theme is always a big hit.

While you can easily get a birthday cake at places like Publix, Kroger, Dairy Queen and the like, Middle Tennessee boasts a bevy of special bakeries. Furthermore, it's not just cakes they offer. Cupcakes and cake pops are always popular options, and the latter is a super easy way to deliver a treat with less mess to clean up! So to help you plan your child's next party, we put together this special round-up of up special bakeries around Middle Tennessee offering cakes, cupcakes and cake pops to make your child's birthday more memorable! Featured picture above: Gigi's Cupcakes now offers birthday cakes in several of their popular cupcake flavors.


The Minnie Mouse birthday cake from Nashville Sweets.[/caption] The Cupcake Collection 1213 Sixth Ave. N., Nashville 2543 Lebanon Pike, Nashville 615-244-2900 | thecupcakecollection.com Dulce Desserts 1207 Villa Place, Nashville 615-321-8700 | dulcedesserts.com Five Daughters Bakery 110 Caruthers Ave., Nashville 615-490-6554 — and — 1900 Eastland Ave., Nashville 615-891-1293 fivedaughtersbakery.com Gigi's Cupcakes 1816 Broadway, Ste. A, Nashville 615-342-0140 — and — 433 Opry Mills Drive, Nashville 615-866-5782 gigiscupcakesusa.com Hermitage Bakery 3450 Lebanon Road, Hermitage 615-889-6302 | facebook.com/HermitageBakery Homestyle Bakery 2709 Murfreesboro Pike, Nashville 615-367-2355 | homestylebakery.com Nashville Sweets 803 Woodland St., Nashville 615-707-2832 | nashvillesweets.com Nothing Bundt Cakes 21 White Bridge Road, Ste. 111B, Nashville 615-354-6300 | nothingbundtcakes.com The Painted Cupcake 2014 Glen Echo Road, Nashville 615-279-8055 | thepaintedcupcake.com Sprinkles 2606 12th Ave. S., Nashville 615-712-6885 | sprinkles.com Sweet 16th 311 N. 16th St., Nashville 615-226-8367 | sweet16th.com Sweet-N-Sassy Bakery 1558 Gallatin Pike N., Madison 615-865-1450 | snsbakery.com The Sweet Stash 900 Rosa L. Parks Blvd., Nashville 509-531-2898 | thesweetstash.com [caption id="attachment_82163" align="alignright" width="309"] The Cookie Monster birthday cake from Boro Town Cakes in Murfreesboro.[/caption] Vegan Vee 306 46th Ave. N., Nashville 615-456-7390 | veganvee.com Wolfe Gourmet Cakes 4611 Alabama Ave., Nashville 504-214-4410 | wolfegourmetcakes.com


Boro Town Cakes 128 N. Church St., Murfreesboro 615-335-2409 | facebook.com/borotowncakes Dream Cakes 2258 W. Primm Lane, Murfreesboro 615-653-8080 | dreamcakesetc.com Gigi's Cupcakes 451 N. Thompson Lane, Murfreesboro 615-895-4567 | gigiscupcakesusa.com Jo's Custom Cakes 117 Spring Circle, Smyrna 615-459-9305 | joscakesandcatering.com Julia's HomeStyle Bakery 1911 Medical Center Pkwy., Murfreesboro 615-890-2253 | borobakery.com [caption id="attachment_82164" align="alignright" width="217"] The Play-Doh cake from Faboo Cakes in Hendersonville.[/caption]


Faboo Cakes 287 New Shackle Island Road, Hendersonville 615-431-0239 | faboocakes.com Nothing Bundt Cakes 299-B Indian Lake Blvd., Hendersonville 615-447-3285 | nothingbundtcakes.com


Five Daughters Bakery 230 Franklin Road, Franklin 615-790-3755 | fivedaughtersbakery.com The Flour Shop Bakery 5002 Thoroughbred Lane, Brentwood 615-321-0210 | facebook.com/The-Flour-Shop-Bakery-121837144493667 Gigi's Cupcakes 3065 Mallory Lane, Franklin 615-472-1508 — and — 1017 Crossings Blvd., Spring Hill 931-674-2132 gigiscupcakesusa.com IveyCake 100 Fourth Ave. N., Franklin 615-595-4353 | iveycake.com Nothing Bundt Cakes 535 Cool Springs Blvd., Franklin 615-472-1653 | nothingbundtcakes.com Puffy Muffin 229 Franklin Road, Brentwood 615-373-2741 – and — 330 Mayfield Drive, Franklin 615-309-0703 puffymuffin.com Triple Crown Bakery 735 Columbia Ave., Franklin 615-721-8488 | triplecrownbakery.com


J. Clayborn's 1021 W. Main St., Lebanon 615-444-2902 | facebook.com/jclayborns Oh Crumbs Bakery 555 Flippen Road, Lebanon 615-443-8099 | ohcrumbsbakery.com Short Cakes Cakery 4037 N. Mt. Juliet Road, Mt. Juliet 615-257-0016 | shortcakescakery.com Sweet Thing Bakery 520 W. Main St., Ste. D., Lebanon 615-562-2149 | facebook.com/SweetThingBakeryLebanon