Birthday Cake M&Ms Are Coming So You Can Have Your Cake And Eat Your Candy, Too

Add your own ice cream.

Add your own ice cream.

Whether you see your birthday as yet another inevitable reminder of your mortality or a joyous day made for celebrating all things you, there’s always the fact that you get to eat birthday cake to mark the occasion. Because cake takes the sting out of/adds extra glory to this day, some might wish that every day could be birthday cake day. And it can be. Or rather, birthday cake-flavored M&Ms day.

Yes, birthday cake M&ms are a real thing — or rather they will be. Candyophiles (theres must be a real name for that, huh?) will have to wait until May 2014 to get their paws on these treats, reports the Candy Blog:

Delicious milk chocolate infused with birthday cake flavor creates an exciting new treat worth celebrating. Available in single serve bags and 8 ounce packages.

I know what you might be thinking: “What if my favorite kind of birthday cake is actually yellow and chocolate swirled with chocolate frosting and cinnamon gummy bears on top, with a scoop of blue moon ice cream on he side — what then, M&Ms? HUH? WHAT ABOUT ME?!?”

If so, I feel your pain, because I am thinking that exact same thing.

It’s unclear if these are going to be a permanent addition to the M&Ms family like pretzel M&ms or a limited edition flavor with the lasting power of say, a pumpkin spice M&Ms. Which yes, are also a real thing right now that we couldn’t bring ourselves to write about before due to pumpkin spice overload.