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Coolest T Rex Cake 53

by Nicole Schomaker
(Austin, Texas)

Green T-Rex Cake

Green T-Rex Cake

My son really wanted a green T-Rex cake for his 3rd birthday. I was not overly impressed with the pans that I found on-line. We wanted a cute T-Rex, not a mean one.

I decided to draw my own pattern on poster board and cut this cake out of a 12x18" sheet cake. I used 3 store bought cake mixes to make to sheet cake. It took 6 large cans of store bought frosting. I added lots of powdered sugar to the frosting to make it stiffer.

I used Wilton's black icing color for the mouth and leaf green icing color for most of the dinosaur. The blue tummy and polka dots are cut from store bought fondant.

The teeth and eye are also cut from store bought fondant. I used a star tip for the green frosting. I covered the cake board with white frosting using a star tip and making a swirly pattern.

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CAKE
by: jen thompson

So happy I found this - it's my son's 3rd Birthday and he wants a Godzilla cake! I love making these fun Birthday cakes for my kids and am excited to give this one a try. I'll let you know how it turns out!!

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Coolest T Shirt Birthday Cake 9

by Carolyn L.
(Australia)

Homemade T Shirt Birthday Cake

Homemade T Shirt Birthday Cake

I made this T Shirt Birthday Cake for my grandson's 9th birthday. This was his favourite t-shirt (I added the "I'm 9). I used a double chocolate cake mix, and baked it in a square roasting pan. I made a template from paper to cut out the shirt shape.

From the 'under the armpit' bits that were cut out to form the sleeve, I cut into squares and added to the bottom. Once it was covered with butter cream icing, you couldn't see the join.

For the lettering, I used the roll-out icing you get from the supermarket and plastic cut outs that kids use for play doh. I added his football team logo (cut from paper) down the bottom.

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t-SHIRT CAKE
by: Cani

That is an awesome cake, GREAT IDEA..I will try it.

MY BIRTHDAY
by: Anonymous

i am a man now

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Coolest Stegosaurus Birthday Cake 83

by Karen C.
(Macon, Ga)

Homemade Stegosaurus Birthday Cake

Homemade Stegosaurus Birthday Cake

My son asked for a Stegosaurus Birthday Cake for his third birthday. This is my first time making a 3D cake. I saw some cakes on this site for inspiration.

The body is made from putting two halves of a round cake together. For the head, I cut 1/3 of a round cake and then cut that in half and put it together. The tail and the feet were cut from the rest of it. The plates are gingersnaps and the spikes on the tail are Pocky sticks.

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Coolest T Rex Birthday Cake 46

by Missy H.
(Bismarck, ND, USA)

Homemade T Rex Birthday Cake

Homemade T Rex Birthday Cake

This Homemade T Rex Birthday Cake was made for my son's 4th birthday. He wanted it to resemble "Buddy" from Dinosaur Train. I used one 9 inch round for the body, cut in half and put together upright. The neck and tail were made from parts of another round cake, I used the extra pieces to form the head.

I used Oreo thin crisps for the spikes. The legs were made with frosting, using only the coupler for icing. He absolutely loved his cake.

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wow
by: Anonymous

wow

Love it!
by: Nicole Bilgen

My son is in love with Dinosaur Train as well and even though his next birthday is a year away I have a feeling we may be having that same theme. That cake is awesome! Congrats on a job well done!

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Coolest T-Rex Cake 45

by Kelly Stewart
(Grand Rapids, MI)

T-Rex Fondant Cake

T-Rex Fondant Cake

Two 9x13 cakes were used for the shape of this T Rex cake. Covered with buttercream and draped with fondant.

Drape and create wrinkled flesh and tongue with fondant. Fondant is painted with a mix of orange vodka and food coloring. Eye and teeth are made with William-Sonoma Decorator pen.

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