Nothing is more emblematic of a party’s theme than its cake. At some bar and bat mitzvahs, they outdo even the most extravagant wedding cake with over-the-top embellishments. The awesome, outrageous bar mitzvah cakes we found on Pinterest exemplify the creativity, theatricality and attention to minute detail that goes into them. Whether you’re planning a bar/bat mitzvah or just want to be amazed, feast your eyes on the incredible cakes below.
Got a sweet-tooth? This insane tower (right) made of thousands of packaged chocolates and other candy is the ultimate ode to sweets.
For the spiritual youngster with a love for the Holy Land, an intricately carved kotel (left) takes the cake (literally).
Football fans will cheer over this three-tier cake, with details like yard lines spread across a first-tier football field, an NFL shield with the bar mitzvah boy’s initials replacing the National Football League’s. And of course, the whole thing is topped with a frosted football.
If you’re a serious sports aficionado, for whom every sport makes your eyes sparkle and your hands and feet twitch, a four-tier cake (left) representing nearly every sport is just the ticket. Each tier is a ball: baseball, football, soccer ball and basketball.
Have a love for your hometown? Do a city-themed cake. Here (right), the celebrant chose to honor Philadelphia with a fondant Philly cheesesteak, Phillies baseball team logo and the city’s “Love” sculpture.
While on the ever-popular sports theme, this bar/bat mitavah kid is a Knicks fan (right) and got a cake with the team’s colors, symbol, a “hoop” tier supporting the top tier which is, of course, a basketball.
The blinged-out, stylish pre-teen in your life will love this rhinestone- and pearl-encrusted Torah cake (left). Details include tufted sides and scallop-edged Torah scroll.
Is your kid the next Drake? If so, look no further than this street jam-inspired cake (left), with breakdancers, beats headphones, a boombox and a flat-billed cap, along with a fat chain necklace complete with star of David and chai.
Bar mitzvah guests can help defend the galaxy against the dark force with this Star Wars (right) cake. Against a star-studded backdrop, the Deathstar (Darth Vader’s ship) ominously stands on top, ready to attack Luke Skywalker and Yoda below. The cake even has red and blue lightsabers.