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The Best Danish Layer Cakes For Your Birthday


By Eric Olesen - 3rd generation owner

Friday, August 27, 2021

Celebrating a birthday with a delicious piece of cake is a long-held tradition that can make turning another year older just that little bit sweeter.  Everyone from the young to the old gets excited over the thought of how the cake will be decorated, what flavor it will be and most importantly - how will it taste?  When considering birthday party cake ideas, our bakery has got you covered with our beautifully handmade and hand-decorated traditional Danish birthday cakes that look amazing and taste even better.  The older we get, the more we appreciate a great cake, which is probably why we start our own birthday celebration by eating dessert first!

Types of Layer Cakes From Our Danish Bakery

Fudge Chocolate Layer Cake At O&H Danish Bakery, our Danish Layer Cakes are created with two important things in mind - personal attention and a perfect balance between the cake and frosting.  Every Danish Layer birthday cake is handmade to ensure that it is built to perfection and filled with our scratch made filling like our homemade raspberry jam, mouth-watering mousse or delicious buttercream.  Our extremely talented cake decorators then skillfully cover each cake with a smooth frosting and artistically hand-decorate the outside making these creations a fantastic addition to any birthday celebration.

Vintage photo of two bakers icing a cake at O&H Danish Bakery A Danish birthday cake made with the finest ingredients and delectable Danish flavors is the perfect way to celebrate any milestone.  We have many types of layer cakes to choose from including:

  • Traditional Danish Layer Cake

    This traditional Danish birthday cake is a culinary masterpiece that is popular with our local Racine customers and those from afar.  You will not be disappointed by this moist yellow cake which we layer with our authentic homemade raspberry jam and delicious creamy custard.  By combining these flavors with a buttercream surrounding, you will be in birthday cake heaven with every slice.  You can also customize this Danish Layer birthday cake with a beautifully scripted message to that special someone.  Our talented cake decorators take care to skillfully personalize your cake, just like they do with all our hand-decorated layer cakes.

  • Raspberry Lemonade Mousse Cake

    This cake is a perfect summertime treat for any birthday celebration.  Inspired by a cool glass of raspberry lemonade on a hot summer’s day, this moist lemon cake is layered with lemon custard and raspberry mousse before being lavishly covered in smooth buttercream frosting.  You will relish every last bite of our Raspberry Lemonade Mousse cake if you can bring yourself to cut into the cake’s gorgeous hand-decorated outer layer.

  • King’s Chocolate Layer Cake

    King’s Chocolate Layer Cake Love to satisfy your palate with a delectable piece of chocolate cake?  You will truly feel like royalty with our King’s Chocolate Layer Cake that is rich with Dutch cocoa, buttermilk, silky dark chocolate and creamy chocolate buttercream frosting.  This cake is every chocolate lover’s dream and is topped off with delicately placed Swedish chocolate curls for extra goodness.

  • Fudge Layer Cake

    For a slice of true indulgence, this delectable birthday cake is definitely the right choice for you.  Made with midnight chocolate cake, we add three layers of chocolate silk mousse chock full of fudge pieces between cake layers.  We then hand decorate the cake in chocolate buttercream and a beautiful floral design.  Just try to eat only one piece!

  • Gluten-Free Trinity Layer Cake

    Gluten-Free Trinity Yellow Layer Cake We believe that all birthdays deserve to be celebrated with a cake, which is why we make a Gluten-Free Trinity Layer Cake to cater to those with special dietary requirements.  This delicious cake begins with a smooth cheesecake base garnished with a layer of 100% Wisconsin cherry and cranberry filling.  We then finish this tasty creation with a layer of gluten-free cake, smooth white frosting and skillful decorations that look and taste yummy.  It may be Gluten-Free, but we vow that after you taste this, you would never be able to tell - it’s just that good!

We have a wide selection of scrumptious layer cakes that are perfect for any birthday celebration.  However, if you prefer something a little bit different for your party, we have alternative traditional Danish birthday cakes of various flavors, including our Danish Crown Cake.  Made from a secret family recipe, these cakes boast Danish-inspired flavors from our Imperial Chocolate Crown Cake to our traditional combination of buttery sweet cinnamon and walnut in the aptly named Danish Crown Cake.  You will be just as delighted with any crown cake you choose.

Order A Danish Layer Cake in Time for Your Birthday

Handmade buttercream frosting in multiple colors We are passionate about sharing our love for handmade cakes and tasty fillings, which is why we make it easy for you to have a delicious birthday cake for your celebration.  No matter when or where you are celebrating a birthday, you can easily let our dedicated bakers know which cake you desire.  We lovingly bake each cake from scratch and ensure to carefully hand-decorate the frosting with stunning edible flower designs or chocolate creations just for you.

We know how important these celebrations are, which is why we take great care to ensure your Danish birthday cake arrives in perfect condition.  Our FreshShip process means each cake is packed in an insulated container with dry ice to ensure that it stays as fresh as possible, and when it arrives all you need to do is simply allow the layer cake to return to room temperature before serving.

We have excellent delivery options from 1 and 2-day shipping and for years have been fortunate to have our customers help us celebrate their special day all across the country.  It’s your birthday and you can have O&H Danish Bakery if you want to!  We promise to help you celebrate your birthday with a delicious and freshly baked cake that is full of flavor and creative decorations, from our family to yours.

Get Birthday Layer Cakes from O&H Danish Bakery Delivered Straight to Your Door

With so many beautiful and delicious cakes to choose from, you are sure to find the right one for your birthday.  We use the finest ingredients to make our decadent cakes and are proud to feature the skilled work of our talented cake decorators!  Order your favorite Layer Cake online from our bakery today and have it delivered straight to your door.


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