Luau parties are very "in" right now. Easy to do, with a relaxed atmosphere and casual dress - they work great for hot weather when everyone wants to keep cool, and they also work for the winter (when everyone wishes it were hot!)
Probably the easiest idea for a cake for a luau is to create your favorite cake size and shape and put a hula dance doll on top!
When I think of Luau, I think of Hawaii. And when I think of Hawaii, I think of a volcano.
If using this cake, make sure you include homemade party decorations like making a volcano party decoration like this one:
Here are links to some great and fun ideas for a luau party, pool party, beach party, or anything having to do with the ocean!
Show us your great birthday cake and tell us how you did it!