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Coolest Disney Cars Cake 25

by Joyce B.
(Greenup, KY, USA)

Homemade Disney Cars Cake

Homemade Disney Cars Cake

My daughter had a fascination with Frank the Combine from Cars. For her 2nd birthday, I created a Frank cake to go along with the Cars Tractor Tippin' theme. I made a 1/2 sheet cake and iced it with a layer of white frosting tinted a light brown for a "dirt" base as my crumble frosting. Then I iced the cake again with a medium green tint to resemble grass, I purposefully left open spots to make it look worn.

I also took a little bit dark brown icing and smudged it on top for a multi-tone layer effect. I took the brown and edged the whole bottom on the cake. I used some of the green icing with a grass tip to simulate grass patches. The Mater, McQueen, and tipped Tractors were bought at a toy store. Unfortunately, they do not make a Frank the Combine toy except for a very small plastic version in the Cars game.

My husband purchased a scaled metal version of a combine at Hobby Town. A friend painted the eyes on Frank. As this was a fairly heavy metal object I made the cake thick enough that I could sink four metal flower pins into the cake and partially into the white box board prior to first icing the cake in order to support the weight of the combine.

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HOW CREATIVE!
by: Anonymous

I love this idea! Thanks for posting this!

Great idea!
by: Anonymous

This is a great idea! I am looking for a frank cake! FYI we found a "frank". It is part of a tractor tipping race/launcher set sold at Walmart.Thank you for sharing!

Frant
by: Anonymous

Love your cake! Great icing tips, too!
BTW, we found a Frank at our local Target in May. My son was super excited!

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Coolest Disney Cars Cake 13

by Linda
(Upper Michigan)

Homemade Disney Cars Cake

Homemade Disney Cars Cake

My son wanted to have a Disney Cars birthday party. I was telling my friend that I wanted to make a Disney Cars cake for him and she really encouraged me to try it. So, this was my first attempt at making a birthday cake. I had so much fun and it was so easy!

I used two boxes of cake mix and baked both cakes. After they cooled I flipped them upside down and placed them side by side. After frosting them, I took a toothpick and traced the outline of the road. I scraped the frosting out of Oreo cookies, crushed them up and put them in the outline of the road. From there I added some green food coloring to coconut and put it over the rest of the cake. I placed the rest of the Oreos around the edge of the cake to look like tires. I made the checkered flags with toothpicks and paper, and just did the checks with a permanent marker.

My son's collection of diecast cars came in handy for putting some cars on the road!

The writing on the cake didn't turn out the way I would've liked, but this was my first time.

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Awesome Cake!
by: Jen mom of triplets plus 2

You did an awesome job! I have been putting off making my own CARS cake for my son's 3rd birthday but you have given me the courage! Thanks so much for submitting this. You should be really proud of this very creative cake!

FANTASTIC
by: Nita

You truly did do a fantastic job....................and it's your first!!
I love it and I'm going to try my hand at it. My boy is into soccer and cars so this looks like it could double as a soccer field!!
Thanks for sharing!

cool
by: Jacinta

Good on you! I too have felt a little overwhelmed by venturing into the world of decorating children's birthday cakes as it is something I have never done before. I made my son's 1st birthday cake last year and while it was basic and my first ever attempt it was fun! Am looking forward to making a Cars cake this year and will draw inspiration from yours. It is great!

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Disney CARS Cake for my 4 year old's Birthday

by Ashwini D
(NJ, USA)


I baked two cakes, a 10 inch and another 6 inches and used the store brought cake mix. and the new Wilton coloured mist to decorate the sides and mini chocolate chips for the dirt road and then green coloured sugar for the grass.

I replaced the water with store brought Buttermilk and reduced the eggs to using only 1 per box that the box recommended for baking.

I used Whipped Cream frosting.

Hope you all like the cake I made.
Love Ash.

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Truly awesome cake
by: Varun Gawarikar

This cake is beautiful and looks truly yummy.

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Coolest Disney Cars 3rd Birthday Cake 5

by Andrea B.
(New Jersey)

Homemade  Disney Cars 3rd Birthday Cake

Homemade Disney Cars 3rd Birthday Cake

I made this Disney Cars 3rd Birthday Cake for my son's 3rd birthday. I used a black edible glitter for the pavement and dyed coconut green for the grass. I found the 3 plastic car set at a Dollar store.

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