Cupcakes or Cake? Speedy ideas for your Graduation party dessert!

Its crunch time! Graduation is upon us and that means so are the parties! Whenever someone says ‘Graduation Party’ my mind goes straight to food. I use to always look forward to those awesome occasions where there was almost unlimited supplies of food. With pinterest filling us with hundreds of ideas on different ways to create your graduation cake it can get pretty overwhelming, especially if you waited until the last minute.

Whether you have just a couple days until your graduation event or a few months, i’ve created some simple ideas inspired by creative and unique pinterest designs but using items you can find at your local 50-50 Factory Outlet or on our website www.5050factoryoutlet.com

 

The Big Question: Cupcakes or Cake?

So which do you choose? The giant sheet cake is a classic choice. Perfect for writing a long ‘Congratulations’ message to your child on their great accomplishment. If you don’t have enough time or the budget for a fancy sheet cake, simply purchase a store bought one (The grocery will customize it for free with words) and add it to our cake stand!

This cake stand will instantly turn any sheet cake into a graduation celebration!
This cake stand will instantly turn any sheet cake into a graduation celebration!

The best part about this graduation cake stand is that it has an area beneath it that would allow you to also place cupcakes! Cake and cupcakes? Now you are winning! Purchase here

This creative graduation cupcake display was made by christine johnson of creative cake designs
This creative graduation cupcake display was made by christine johnson of creative cake designs

This is a super fun and creative cupcake tower that uses both the cake design and the cupcake idea. These cute cupcakes from Creative Cake Designs were custom made to say the school year, but that’s not the only way to go! Buy store bought cupcakes with any colored frosting (choose one that matches your school colors or cupcake toppers for the best result) and simply wrap them with graduation cupcake wrappers from 50-50 and add the topper of your choice! This can be done in a matter of minutes, all you need to do is run to your local 50-50 and your grocery!

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Check out all these awesome options for graduation cupcakes! Whether you are looking for a sleek silver and black look, a colorful party, or want to choose one that will match your school colors, we have a cupcake topper for everyone! Check them out here: Cupcake Toppers

 

Source: catchmyparty.com
Source: catchmyparty.com

Stripes are definitely in this year, but the price of custom made party products isn’t for most families. If you are looking for that cool stripe look with your graduation theme, you are in luck! If you don’t have the time or money to get some customized cupcake toppers, try using these graduation straws instead! Find them here: Graduation striped straws

For just under $2.50 you can get 12 of these cool striped paper straws that include the graduation cap attachment. Cut to your desired length and stick into store bought or homemade cupcakes to instantly turn them into a graduation treat!
For just under $2.50 you can get 12 of these cool striped paper straws that include the graduation cap attachment. Cut to your desired length and stick into store bought or homemade cupcakes to instantly turn them into a graduation treat!

 

source: ameliascakes.com
source: ameliascakes.com

Now, I don’t want to take away from how awesome this cake is. It combines cake, cupcakes, and your face! What could be more awesome then that? Now while this cake is pretty sweet, getting personalized picture cupcake picks may not be in your timeframe if you are in crunch time. But luckily we have a solution that will give you the same feel! These cupcake toppers have a little picture frame in them that allow you to place your photo inside! Grab some of those extra wallet sized senior pictures or print some of your favorite from facebook and cut out your face! Super easy to slip inside the frame for sun customizes cupcakes!

Purchase yours here: Personalized Grad Cupcake Topper

 

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