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Coolest Sea Life Theme Birthday Cake 40

by Jodi J.
(Bethpage, New York)

Homemade Sea Life Theme Birthday Cake

Homemade Sea Life Theme Birthday Cake

My son was having his 4th birthday party at a swimming place and he really wanted a sea-life themed birthday party. I decided to make my own Sea Life Theme Birthday Cake because it would be exactly as I wanted it to be.

I bought 2 boxes of white cake mix and made it according to the package directions in 2, 13X9 rectangle cake pans. I prepared 2 boxes of blue jello, also according to the box directions and let it start hardening in the fridge. When the cake cooled I laid the two layers and put frosting in between the 2 layers. I then cut a natural shaped oval out of the top layer and filled it with the partially set jello.

I put a plastic scuba diver in the middle of the "water" and put it back in the fridge to finish setting. When the jello was set, I used bought jars of white frosting to frost the cake.

For decorating I crushed a box of Nilla wafers to look like sand and sprinkled it all over the top (for my next cake I would cover the jello with saran wrap when putting on crumbs so they don't get in the jello). I put gummy sharks, octopus, lobsters, clown fish and Swedish fish all over the cake and water. On the sides I cut green licorice to look like seaweed and sprayed it with blue Wilton food coloring spray. I also found sugar seashells and a cake/candy supply shop.

Finally I wrote happy birthday to my son on the back of a Hershey bar and placed it on the cake. The guests at the party could not believe that I made it. Everyone was so impressed. I am not a baker and this was the first time I ever made a cake like this. It was so much fun and I can't wait till my son's next birthday.

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coolest cake ever
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wow what a cake
by: Anonymous

love the "sealife" cake of Jodi J. can't wait to try it.

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