Taylor Swift pays tribute to Selena Gomez's 26th birthday in the sweetest way

Taylor Swift‘s known for having a lot of besties — a whole squad of them, in fact — but you never forget your first.

Taylor Swift celebrated pal Selena Gomez’s 26th birthday Sunday. (Photo: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for iHeartRadio/Turner)

In Swift’s case, that’s O.G. pal Selena Gomez, who turned 26 on July 22. Despite being apart from her longtime buddy on her special day — Swift spent the weekend performing in New Jersey on her “Reputation” tour — the pop star and newly minted Cats actress couldn’t resist marking the occasion in an adorable way.

Cue the cake!

Swift baked this cake for Gomez’s big day. (Photo: Taylor Swift via Instagram Stories)

Despite the distance, Swift took the time to bake a homemade cake for Gomez, complete with gooey layers of pink icing, a heart design, and the message “Gomez or Go Home.” Sure beats the standard belated birthday card and empty “I’ll buy you a drink when I see you next” promise.

Swift wasn’t the only Gomez pal to honor her birthday. Photographer Petra Collins, who has collaborated with the singer on several recent projects, called her a “constant and strong woman in my life.” Supermodel Miranda Kerr also devoted a post to the birthday girl.

Touching … but it’s hard to top a birthday cake.

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