One of the biggest baking trends now is cupcakes. Many cities have cupcake bakeries. It is also easy to make cupcakes yourself. In many cases you can just use a cake mix and add different types of frosting and other toppings. I have made Pinterest board with some cupcake ideas.
You can also buy paper baking cups of different colors and themes to make them festive without a lot of work. There are also a variety of sprinkles you can buy to fit the ocassion and theme.
FunDaMiddles are cupcakes you can make from a mix from Betty Crocker. They have a filling in the middle of the cupcakes.
It is also an activity that you can have your children assist you with.