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 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 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 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

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 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.