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.

Coolest Gator Birthday Cake

Homemade Gator Birthday Cake

This Gator Birthday Cake was not as difficult as I thought it would be considering I haven’t baked a cake in over 30 years. It was easy since the night before baking it, I drew up a template on sketch paper in the actual cake size that I wanted but it still took 5 hours … Read more

Coolest Swamp People Birthday Cake

Homemade Swamp People Birthday Cake

I made this Homemade Swamp People Birthday Cake for the son of one of my husband’s coworkers – he loves the show Swamp People. I started several days ahead of time making the leaves, dragon fly, and cats tails out of marshmallow fondant- it is very humid in Louisiana and fondant does not like to … Read more

Coolest Homemade Alligator Cake Photos and Tips 2

A love of the Crocodile Hunter – Steve Irwin led to my three year old demanding a crocodile cake! Not sure what to do I searched the internet for a crocodile or alligator cake, hoping to make it more feminine. We threw in Captain Hooks hook, some pirate money and Tinkerbell. The body of the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Crocodile Cake Photos and Tips 6

We got the idea for a crocodile cake from this website. However we changed the instructions and made due with what we had at home. We made a 9×13 cake and a bundt cake. The bundt cake was cut into three equal sections turned opposite each other for the body. The 9×13 was cut into … Read more

Coolest Crocodile Cupcakes

Crocodile Cupcakes

My son turned 1 in July and we decided to have a crocodile theme. I made a crocodile cake but knew that it wouldn’t be near large enough to feed the crowd at our huge family celebration. So I came up with these crocodile cupcakes which in hindsight was a great idea so we didn’t … Read more

Coolest Crocodile / Alligator Birthday Cake

Homemade Crocodile / Alligator Birthday Cake

I used one rectangle cake pan, 1 bunt cake pan, 5 butter cake mixes, 4 packets of’orchard’ icing (pink box available in baking section of supermarkets), green food colouring, 1 packet of m&ms or smarties, black decorating icing tube, plastic wrap, tooth pics and alfoil for this Homemade Crocodile / Alligator Birthday Cake. Bake 2 … Read more

Coolest Florida Gator Birthday Cake

Homemade Florida Gator Birthday Cake

I made this Florida Gator Birthday Cake for my husband’s co-workers birthday! She is a huge Florida Gators fan and loves going fishing so we came up with the idea to make a gator cake eating a fish! The fish is made out of rice krispie treats. The rest of the cake is 100% cake … Read more

Coolest Homemade Alligator Cake Photos and Tips 3

We were having a reptile party at our house. A reptile company came in with several live reptiles so naturally I needed to come up with a themed cake. I made this alligator cake by using three pans. The head is actually a pan in the shape of ballet slippers. The body is an Easter … Read more

Coolest Homemade Crocodile Cake Photos and Tips 7

The idea for this crocodile cake came from my sons love for reptiles and Steve Irwin. We put our heads together to come up with this cake after searching different websites for crocodile cakes. The croc was carved out of a pound cake already made from the freezer section at the grocery. It’s more firm … Read more

Coolest Homemade Alligator Cake

Alligator Cake

I made this alligator cake for my daughter’s 4th birthday. She loves alligators. It consisted of a 9×13 for the body, a 8in round for the head, a angel food pan for the tail, two mini cupcakes for eyes and 4 cupcakes for the feet. The teeth are made from marshmallows. I cut the 8 … Read more

Coolest Alligator Birthday Cake

Homemade Alligator Birthday Cake

I was inspired from swimming lessons and my son’s laughter at this one alligator song. And I wanted to make a cake for my son’s 1st birthday with very colorful icing. I usually start gathering ideas and how to tips from (I love your site) and there were lots of ideas for an Alligator … Read more

Coolest Homemade Alligator and Crocodile Cake Decoration Idea 0

I started with a bundt pan. From scratch I made white cake. Then I made cupcakes also from the white cake mix. I made a 13×9 chocolate cake also. After all cakes and cupcakes cooled, I cut the bundt cake into three sections. I shaped the sections opposite directions like a snake.I used homemade buttercream … Read more

Coolest Homemade Alligator Cake Photos and Tips 4

I baked the alligator cake in a 13 x 9 inch pan using a traditional white cake box mix, drew a sketch of the Crocodile and cut the cake into the pieces based off the sketch. I added green food coloring to cream cheese frosting and used marshmallows for the eyes and teeth.

Coolest Homemade Crocodile Cake Photos and Tips 8

I looked all over for a crocodile cake pan and when I couldnt find one I broke down and carved it out of cake. The alligator was carved from a 9″ round yellow cake. I colored the cream cheese frosting, made his eyes out of fondant and piped on the rest. The swamp is a … Read more

Cool Homemade Alligator Birthday Cake

Homemade Alligator Birthday Cake

I made this Alligator Birthday Cake for my nephew’s 5th Birthday. I made several rectangle cakes for the body and tail, and stacked them two high to ensure I was able to get the depth in the cake. The head was cut out of a square cake stacked two high. I firstly traced the sizes … Read more

Coolest Crocodile Cake

Homemade Crocodile Cake

My 3 yr old has been reminding me all year that she wanted a crocodile cake for her next birthday. Honestly, I thought it would wear off- but it didn’t, and the challenge intrigued me. I searched for some other crocodile cakes, but none really seemed along the lines I was thinking. So I got … Read more