POPSUGAR Celebrity

15 Sweet Ways to Celebrate Your High School Graduate

Jun 11 2014 - 9:42am

The school year is coming to a close, and for some kids that means more than three months of fun in the sun. In the next few weeks, millions of kids will graduate from high school — closing one chapter of their lives and starting the next. It's a major moment that deserves to be celebrated. Whether you're throwing your child a big bash or a small family gathering, these confections are the perfect way to congratulate your high school graduate.

Two-Tiered Treat

The gorgeous design takes this cake from traditional to modern.

Source: Instagram user sweettruminations [1]

Congratulatory Cookie

If you can't find this custom cookie cutter, simply make your own!

Source: Instagram user whomadethecookies [2]

Golden Graduate

Add some shimmer to your cake with a little luster dust.

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Grad Pops

Mold these tasty treats to look like your graduate.

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Cheers to the Grad

Highlight the graduation year with fondant numbers.

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Delicious Diploma

Change the sprinkles to match your child's school colors.

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Traditional Topper

Fondant caps and scrolls are a great go-to decoration.

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Pop and Circumstance

You can get as creative as you want with these celebratory treats.

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Bold and Beautiful

If you don't want to work with fondant, simply use plastic figures as your cake toppers.

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The Graduate

These cute cookie pops double as an awesome centerpiece.

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Love and Basketball

Use the cake to highlight your child's extracurricular activities.

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Caps Off to You

A simple sugar cookie is the perfect party treat.

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Hit the Books

A stack of books gives tiered cakes a graduation twist.

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Clever Cupcakes

These graduation caps are made from Reese's Cups and a piece of chocolate.

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Simple and Sweet

You don't have to go crazy to make a delicious celebratory dessert.

Source: Instagram user cakesbyrebecca [15]

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