I made this crayon cake for my daughter's Pre-K graduation. I used two boxed cake mixes and canned icing. I baked two rectangle sheet cakes the day before so they could completely cool. The next day I cut a few inches off the top of one cake so when I stacked them there would be a place for the ice cream cone crayons.
I iced the whole cake in race car yellow and using floss I marked where the green icing would go. I mixed four different colors (I would have done the primary colors but all I had was Dora the Explorer colors!) and warmed the mixed icing until the icing was pourable.
I cut two ice cream cones in half making four crayon tops and poured each color on one. Once they cooled enough to handle I placed them on the cake. Everyone really loved the cake and I have to say it was one of the easiest cakes I have done.
One of my twins is very artistic and wanted a cake that revolved around this concept. Last year, I made a paint palette so this year I went with a box of crayon cake.
The cakes as well as the icing were made from scratch. I doubled a recipe for a white cake and added sprinkles to make it look like a “confetti” cake. I poured the mixture into two 9x13-greased pans. After they cooled, I placed one on the bottom and estimated how much of the top I wanted open (around ¼ of the cake).
I put a layer of icing between the 2 cakes. For crayons, I used ice cream cones and different colored marshmallow fondant. I piped in the name, age, and green corners with a star tip. My daughter was thrilled with the cake and said that it was the best one that I've made for her....which is really what is the most important thing to me in the end!
I made this giant Crayon Box Birthday Cake for my granddaughter's seventh birthday. The theme of the party was "Arts and Crafts" so this fit perfectly!
I began by making the crayons: I took ice cream cones (the ones with the flat bottoms) and covered them in colored fondant. I made paper sleeves for each crayon which were the only inedible parts of the cake.
I baked one chocolate and one white sheet cake, iced them together and trimmed out the top of the "box" for the crayons. Using a small star tip, I iced the box with colored icing in bright gold, two different greens and red. Instead of "crayon," I put "Taylor" and "7" for her birthday.
Overall, I was pleased with the outcome. I placed grey fondant underneath the crayons for the inside of the box, but it really wasn't necessary. My daughter and granddaughter were very pleased with the final product. It fit the theme and was very colorful.
I made this crayon cake theme for my daughter's 23rd birthday. It all started when I found these crayon candles months ago. She still loves to color! I used a big 12x18x2" Wilton cake pan for a white cake. Made buttercream frosting for top and trim.
I wanted to make a coloring book, so I shaped the cake to look like an open book, and tried to transfer pictures several different ways from reading on the internet, but nothing worked. So after refrosting the cake 3 times I just did the it free hand on the right side and wrote on the left side.
Keeping with the theme of these characters, her favorite if she ever was to have a baby, I picked up several items around to place on the board. I had enough batter left to make a candle cake. She love it very much!