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16 Fireman Birthday Party Cake & Treat Ideas

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All this week we are focusing on that little boy birthday party favorite theme: firemen and fire trucks. Later this week we’ll show you more ideas, including decorations and favors, but today the spotlight is on cakes, cupcakes, treats and a few themed food inspirations, too. Enjoy looking at these dessert tables while you imagine your next party—they’re hot stuff!

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1. From Spaceships and Laser Beams: Fireman Themed Birthday Party — Black licorice hoses, flaming cupcakes, blue water (jelly bean) buckets, Dalmatian cookies, fire truck cupcakes and a fabulous fire truck/burning building cake ought to provide inspiration for your fireman’s party.

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2. From Mrs. Griff via Catch My Party: This fireman sheet cake features a fire truck and miniature boots, hat, fire hydrant and a dog. There’s also a clever collection of individual cupcakes, which looks like a fire truck being driven by a Dalmatian fire chief!

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3. From Modern Moments Designs via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Firetruck Themed Birthday — Cotton candy “flames” top the cupcakes at this party. The cake is something special and it’s topped with a fire hat and a hose, too.

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4. From Laura Harfield via Hostess With the Mostess: Fun & Firey Birthday Party — Red licorice, red rock candy, red gummies, red hot tamales, red jelly beans…are you seeing red?!

5. From Little Dance Invitations: Fire Engine Birthday Party — The party menu included: Fire Hose Roll-Ups (sausage rolls), Flame ‘n Hot Dogs, Fire Bomb Jelly (Jello), Fire Extinguishers Party Drink, red toffee apples, raspberry/lemonade lollypops and a red birthday cake with red stripes (some recipes are included). A fun aside, guests were asked to wear red for the party.

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6. From Queen of Tarts via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Boy’s Fireman Themed Birthday Party — Fire trucks race ‘round an aqua, polka dotted birthday cake. Red velvet cupcakes are topped with fire truck images, too.

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7. From Noelle J. via Catch My Party: Firehouse Dalmatian Cupcakes — Mini Dalmatians sit on mounds of red, swirled frosting on top of cupcakes in black and white polka dotted wrappers. There are also two cakes; each of them is darling!

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8. From The Pear Event Styling and Planning via Hostess With the Mostess: Sound the Alarm Fireman Party — If you’re looking for themed monikers for your food, this party provides inspiration: Ladder High Whoopee Pies; Smoke and Soot Oreo Truffles; Dalmatian Dot Chocolate Macarons; Great Balls of Fire (gum balls and jaw breakers); and Crazy Fire Caramel Apples.

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9. From Azieg via Project Nursery: Fire Truck Themed Birthday Party — A nacho bar with Alarm Chili and Firefighter Fuel (lemonade and red punch) filled tummies at this party. Themed shaped cookies, red licorice ropes, hot tamales candy, and red fire gummy bears were some of the treats. The “cake” was a cupcake takeaway topped with a large fire truck image.

10. From Jairy N. via Catch My Party: Fire Truck Third Birthday — Fire flames and a water hose top this celebratory cake.

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11. From The English Pea via Design Dazzle: Firetruck Party — A custom Dalmatian and fire hydrant from a local baker tops a simple, purchased slab cake for a budget friendly dessert that looks great.

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12. From Jennifer W. via Catch My Party: Mini buckets of blue jelly bean “water” are an especially cute idea. {I did it for Sam’s third birthday too} The fire truck birthday cake is a simple white round, with fire trucks circling the sides.

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13. From Blue Cupcake via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Fireman Birthday Cake — This is a marvelous cake with a dimensional fondant fire truck, polka dots and a Dalmatian topper. The coordinating cupcakes are small works of art!

14. From Allibeeme via Hostess With the Mostess: Fire House Birthday Cake — Here’s a terrific cake covered in spots and topped with a Dalmatian.

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15. From Toni C. via Catch My Party: Fire Fighter Cookies — Cute cookies with a fire hose image and sprinkles of water are unique.

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16. From Lindsey via Spaceships and Laser Beams: Boy’s Fireman Birthday Party — You’ll see an especially winsome cake with a badge, ladder, fire hydrant and reference to a fire truck here, plus “flame” topped pretzels that look like giant matches—cute! Flaming cupcakes are especially appealing in fire truck wraps…from our collection.

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Stephanie Keeping

Stephanie is in love with a boy named Sam. He has taught her that it’s okay to jump first and look later, to wear a dirty shirt to the park and to decide that today is a good day to take a nap in your rubber boots. She hangs out here blogging at Spaceships and Laser Beams and at our printable party shop on Etsy.