Cool Alligator Cupcake Cake

Cool Alligator Cupcake Cake

My son was obsessed with crocodiles and alligators and so like most little kids wanted a cake to match, so crocodile cake it is. The only problem was it was for a prekindergarten class and the need for edible simplicity was very high, so I decided to try a cupcake cake. With much research on how … Read more

Cute Homemade Alligator Cake

Coolest Alligator Cake

My daughter, who is now about to turn 9, has always been in love with alligators and crocodiles. For her 3rd birthday she really wanted an alligator cake, but I couldn’t find one anywhere. This was my first attempt at trying to make a cake shaped like something. I made one a few weeks before … Read more

Coolest Crocodile Cake for 2-Year Old

Coolest Crocodile Cake for 2-Year Old

My son Lukas has an obsession with crocodiles (which he calls ‘Row row’ – from the song “row row row your boat”) so when it came to plan his 2nd birthday, there really was no other theme that felt right. I quickly realized that there is no such thing as a ‘crocodile cake tin’ on … Read more

Cool Homemade Crocodile Birthday Cake

Coolest Crocodile Birthday Cake

For his birthday my partner as a joke asked for a crocodile cake. I searched the internet for idea’s/inspiration and I came across this site and after looking at the other cakes and write ups I got out my mixer and set to it. He was gobsmacked when on his birthday he got a cake … Read more

Who Wouldn’t Want a Purple Escalator Cake?

Who Wouldn't Want a Purple Escalator Cake?

My daughter initially wanted something different but I convinced her to try a crocodile after being inspired by a cake on this very site!  There was a catch of course, it had to be her favorite color.  So the purple crocodile cake was born.  There were many ideas on how to make it look right … Read more

Cool Alligator Cake to the Rescue

Cool Alligator Cake to the Rescue

I’ve been doing cakes for my family and friends for a while now and never ask for a dime for them, I just like saving people money and making people smile. I’ve never taken any classes, just a lot of practice. My nephews always ask me in advance to do their birthday cakes and put … Read more

Cool Birthday Cake Idea: Alligator in Water

Cool Birthday Cake Idea: Alligator in Water

My daughter wanted to have a reptile party for her 8th birthday and her favorite reptile is an alligator. She asked not to use any fondant on the cake. I usually only use homemade butter cream icing on all my cakes. I wanted to make the cake look like it was for a girl so I decided … Read more

Coolest Swamp People Cake

Coolest Swamp People Cake

This was a cake was based on the TV show Swamp People. Meet tree breaker. This is the name given to the monster gators that break the tree limbs that hold the bait. The phrase choot’em was made popular by Troy. He tells his partner to choot’em as he wrestles the gator into position.

Huge Crocodile Birthday Cake that Fed 40 People

Homemade Crocodile Birthday Cake

After lots of looking to get inspiration, of both real crocs and other croc cakes, I made a template from baking paper and worked out how many cakes, and what shapes to cook. For my crocodile,( it was for my son’s 2nd birthday combined Naming Day, so had to feed 40 people and look great!), … Read more

Coolest Alligator Birthday Cake

Homemade Alligator  Birthday Cake

I made this alligator cupcake/cake combo for my son’s first birthday – it turned out amazing! The head was made from a bachelor party novelty cake pan. Who knew you would ever be able to use it again?? I decorated it to look like an alligator then added miniature cupcakes and regular cupcakes for the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Crocodile Cake Photos and Tips 2

I used a bundt cake cut into three equal pieces as well as a 9×13 cake and four cupcakes cut in half to make this crocodile cake. I cut the bundt cake and made an “s” shape and then cut the 9×13 into a head shape. I cut a cupcake in half and placed them … Read more

Coolest Alligator Cake

Homemade Alligator Cake

My youngest son just turned 4, and requested an alligator cake for his birthday. When I asked him what flavor he wanted it to be, he insisted on alligator flavor. I ended up doing the body/tail/legs in devil’s food and the head in vanilla cake, and the whole thing is filled and frosted with almond … Read more

Awesome Homemade Alligator Cake

Homemade Alligator Cake

I made this Alligator Cake for my niece’s 12th birthday. The curvy tail is cut from half of a bundt cake and pointed at the end. The body and head was carved from a sheet cake. The arms and legs are cupcakes cut in half. Scrap pieces of cake made the mounds for the eye. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Crocodile Cake Photos and Tips 3

I made this crocodile cake for my cousins birthday because I had gotten her a shirt with an alligator on it so decided to make a cake to match. I bought a pack of those foil mini pans and used them for the legs and end of his tail.I piped dark green icing on top … Read more

Awesome Homemade 3D Crocodile Birthday Cake

Homemade Crocodile Birthday Cake

My son wanted a Crocodile Birthday Cake for his 2nd birthday. I put together a few different ideas, some from this site and from another. I used a bunt tin and a loaf tin and carved out the pieces. The body is 3/4’s of the loaf tin – the remainder was used for the head. … Read more

Creative Alligator Cake


I made this cake for my son’s 2nd Birthday. I made several different size and shaped cakes and placed them together to for the whole thing. Then I iced all the pieces smooth to make a clean finished product.

Coolest Homemade Alligator Cake Photos and Tips 0

For this alligator cake I began by mixing and baking one sheet cake and two 8″ rounds. I refrigerated them over night. I leveled the two rounds with a cake leveler and spread a strawberry filling in the middle. Next I sculpted the gator head from the sheet cake. I cut an oval shape and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Crocodile Cake Photos and Tips 4

This crocodile cake was made by following the directions posted for alligator #9. The body is a bundt cake cut into thirds, the head a Christmas tree pan, the legs are cupcakes and eyes marshmallows. I used spearmints for the spine and toes. The icing is a star tip. The designer for cake #9 did … Read more

Coolest Crocodile Cake Design

Homemade Crocodile Cake Design

I made this fun Crocodile Cake Design for my kids’ summer camp which had a crocodile theme. I baked two 12 inch round cakes, one 10 inch round cake, and 6 jumbo cupcakes. One round cake became the crocodile’s middle section. I carved the second 12 inch round cake into the tail, and the ten … Read more

Simple Crocodile Birthday Cake

Crocodile Birthday Cake

I made this crocodile birthday cake for my son who requested (when asked) a crocodile cake for his third birthday. I baked a rectangular chocolate pound cake. I cut out free hand the outline of the crocodile, put it on top of the cake, then cut around it to have the shape of the crocodile. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Alligator Cake Photos and Tips 1

I took ideas from another alligator cake but I changed a few things. First I cut the shape of a head from a small oval cake pan. Then I used the bunt cake pan for body but shortened on piece for the tail. I used mini round cake pans (larger than cupcake size) cut in … Read more

Coolest Homemade Crocodile Cake Photos and Tips 5

We took two box cake mixes (in this case confetti) and made two 9×13 cakes for this crocodile cake. We then drew on the cakes with edible ink markers to plan our cuts. The body and feet came from one cake. Head and tail came from the other cake. Frosting was purchased. The green body … Read more