Bye-Bye Pie! 9 Thanksgiving Cakes for Your Pie-Adverse Kids

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It's hard for some (i.e., me) to believe, but not everyone loves a great piece of pie - especially the littlest diners at the table. If any members of your family are on that list, consider spicing up this Thanksgiving's sweet selections by going for a nontraditional dessert: cake! From individual-size cake pops and cupcakes to large cakes featuring the holiday's favorite flavors, these nine cakey goodies might just become your family's new Thanksgiving favorites. Keep clicking to find a cake that just might make you say goodbye to pie this Turkey Day!

  • Turkey Cake Pops: OC Pop Shoppe's turkey cake pops are Thanksgiving perfection - no gravy needed.
  • Turkey Cupcakes: I Heart Baking's turkey cupcakes are made of brown sugar pound cake topped with candy corn and M&M turkeys.
  • Pumpkin Spice Cake With Coconut Vanilla Icing: My New Roots's pumpkin spice cake is topped with a yummy coconut vanilla icing and roasted hazelnuts. It's a sophisticated flavor combination, but kids will love the abundance of frosting!
  • Gobble, Gobble Cake Pops: Bakerella is the queen of cake pops, and she doesn't disappoint with these cute turkeys, made with caramel candy corn, coated espresso beans, and pretzel legs.


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  • Pumpkin Lust Cake: Sweet Treats & More's Pumpkin Lust Cake might not sound kid-friendly, but the combo of a buttery pecan crust, a sweet cream cheese layer, a pumpkin pie pudding layer, and a layer of Cool Whip is guaranteed to please little palates.
  • Sweet Potato Cupcakes: Sweet potato cupcakes might sound weird, but the tender cupcakes - topped with browned, gooey marshmallows and brown sugar for crispness - are surprisingly delicious.
  • Caramel Apple Cake: The Great Cake Company put one of Fall's favorite treats into cake form with this beautiful, tempting caramel apple cake, which uses fresh applesauce and homemade caramel sauce to create a moist apple cake and decadent caramel buttercream icing.
  • Acorn and Pumpkin Cake Pops: Etsy's Sweet Whimsy Shop sells these ready-made, Fall-perfect pumpkin and acorn cake pops ($36 for 12). You can pick from multiple flavors, but pumpkin spice seems perfect for Thanksgiving.
  • Impossible Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes: What makes Meet Me in the Kitchen's pumpkin pie cupcakes "impossible"? A thin layer of cupcake actually surrounds pumpkin pie filling. Crazy? A little. Addictive? Absolutely.


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