1.) They can be made with a large variety of cake and frosting flavors and combinations. (I personally like white cake-white frosting.)
2.) Be it 2-D or 3-D, they are personalizable. This can lead to hilariously dated pictures…or plain old awesomeness.
3.) They are often served with ice cream.
4.) What better way to celebrate the anniversary of someone’s birth than with delicious baked goods?
5.) You are allowed to eat it for breakfast the day after the birthday.