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.

Coolest Homemade Crocodile Cake Photos and Tips 9

Grandson age four wanted a crocodile cake after seeing a Steve Irwin program were he was wrestling a crocodile so I checked out a number of photos and came up with this design. I used two sponge roll tins and made a moist Madeira cake to fit the two tins. Cut out a shape of … 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

Coolest Homemade Alligator Cake Photos and Tips 5

My son loves alligators so I decided to have a jungle theme party for his 2nd birthday. I had 15 adults to feed and three children (from 2-4 years old). The tail of the alligator cake is a bundt cake cut into 3 sections. The body of the alligator is two – 9in rounds, the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Crocodile Cake Photos and Tips 10

I got my whole idea for a crocodile cake from the alligator/crocodile site. There was a diagram on how to assemble by Abby Q. I baked two cakes, one rectangular and one bunt and three cupcakes. The rectangular was cut into a rounded triangle for the head. Two of the left over pieces were fitted … Read more

Cool Homemade Gator Birthday Cake

Homemade Gator Birthday Cake

This Gator Birthday Cake is my first cake of this sort. It used 3 cake mixes and 3 icing recipes. It did not require fancy icing tools or prior experience to put on the icing. The ingredients were around $30, but it was over 2 feet long. The cake was baked in a large rectangle … Read more

Coolest Gator Cupcake

Gator Cupcake

I made this Gator cupcake cake for my son’s soccer team, The Gators, end of year party. I copied some photos that I found online of this concept. I used 24 cupcakes. To make them easier to decorate I put them in my freezer for about 1 hour, and then put a dollop of icing … Read more