Pink Elephant Cake

Pink Elephant Cake

My E loved elephants, so for her 2nd birthday, I decided to give this cake a whirl.  It was only my second time really decorating a cake (and my first time using icing tips), so I was happy (and relieved) with the final outcome.  The cake was only a single layer, using one funfetti cake … Read more

Elephant Themed Baby Shower Cake

Elephant Themed Baby Shower Cake

This is an Elephant themed baby shower cake I just recently made for my daughter’s friend. The cake was three 6″ layers of white velvet cake from a recipe I found inspiration for online. It is a white boxed cake mix with sour cream and coffee creamer added among other things. The buttercream recipe was … Read more

Cute Elephant Baby Shower Cake

This cute baby shower cake was the second cake I was honored to make for my sweet friend Laurel. The first being a reveal cake for her darling little boy. The cake is white but with a sweet surprise inside. It is filled with blue cake pops so that when it is cut it appears … Read more

Coolest 3D Elephant Cake

I am usually shown a picture of what someone would like for a cake. I add my personal touches and pride my work in making it look like what is in their mind. The picture was shown to me of an elephant on top of a cake that was made purely of fondant. I was … Read more

Easy Homemade Blue Elephant Birthday Cake

Coolest Elephant Birthday Cake

My friend likes elephants and one of our favorite outings is to the zoo to see the Festival of Lights, so I made her this elephant birthday cake for her birthday.  The head is made from an 8 in. round cake pan.  The ears are made from an 8 in. round  cake pan also and … Read more

Coolest Elephants Playing In Pond Birthday Cake

This is my cake with elephants playing in a pond with a waterfall. I made the elephant center piece up a week in advance to make sure that it was sturdy enough to make the trip to my friend’s house. She loves elephants. The centerpiece was made in stages, letting it dry between steps. The … Read more

Adorable Homemade 3D Pink Elephant Birthday Cake

Coolest Elephant Birthday Cake

It was my friend’s 18th, so I made her a pink elephant cake. It wasn’t that complicated to make, but it did take a large amount of time. It only requires one, round shaped cake, baked in a pudding bowl. I made it in a small pudding bowl due to a limited amount of fondant icing, … Read more

From Bear to Baby Elephant Cake

From Bear to Baby Elephant Cake

Materials needed – Wilton’s Stand-up Teddy Bear pan, ear template from Wilton’s site, fondant, large marshmallows, toothpicks and butter cream. Bake cake according to Wilton’s directions, allow to cool overnight. In the beginning Once you have your cake cooled, trim off the teddy bears ears. Trace Wilton’s ear template onto cardboard, cut out and wrap in foil. Attach … Read more

Cool Homemade Elephant Cake

Elephant Cake

For my daughter’s 1st birthday, I had bought a teddy bear pan and a 3D mini-bear pan from eBay and this was my plan. I wanted something original so I looked on this site for some ideas. When I realized that a bear wasn’t my only option with this pan, I was really pleased and … Read more

Coolest Elephant Cake

Elephant Cake

For my son’s 2nd birthday we took him to the zoo to celebrate and then had a zoo-themed party. I got the idea for this cake right off this website and changed it up just a little bit to suit my tastes. I baked a chocolate cake in the Wilton teddy bear pan for this … Read more

Cool Homemade 2D Elephant Birthday Cake for our Daughter

Homemade Elephant Birthday Cake

My husband and I made this elephant birthday cake for our daughter’s “Zoo Theme” 2nd birthday. The base was a piece of plywood that was covered with aluminum foil and then covered with a thin layer of rice krispie treats (as well as coconut clouds and coconut grass!) The elephant was made from three 9 … Read more

Cool Homemade Pink Elephant Cake

Elephant Cake

This is the second time that I’ve made this elephant cake, both times for first birthdays. It is adorable and easy to make. I hope you enjoy preparing it for your loved one as much as I did. You’ll need: 2 round cakes (any size that suites your crowd) Frosting Shredded Coconut Candies for toenails,eyes,and … Read more

Cute Homemade Green Elephant Cake

Homemade Elephant Cake

My nephew specifically wanted a green elephant cake for his 4th birthday party. I didn’t want my sister to have to spend a lot of money for a custom cake so I volunteered my amateur baking services. I used the white chocolate variation from the White Almond Sour Cream Wedding cake (from and baked … Read more

Cute Homemade Elephant Cake Using Wilton Cake Pan

Homemade Elephant Cake

This Elephant Cake was made for a lady that loves Elephants! The top cake was a Wilton elephant cake pan on top of a 12×18 sheet cake! The elephant was iced with star tip #16 and outlined with tip #5! The flowers, stems, leaves and bow were all made a few days before out of … Read more

Cool Homemade Repulican Party Elephant Cake

Homemade Republican Elephant Cake

I made this elephant cake for my college Republican club campaign party. I made a rectangular cake and printed a picture of the elephant off of my computer to use as a stencil, sorta, and cut each of the three colored sections out separately then put them together with icing. I think that it gives … Read more

Coolest Horton Hears a Who Cake Idea

Homemade Horton Hears a Who Cake Idea

How Horton came to life: A very good friend hooked me up with her cousin. Imagine my delight when she told me the reception would be Dr. Seuss themed and that she wanted a “Horton” cake!!! 45 hours of decorating time and a delivery up to Look Out Mountain and here is what my friend … Read more

Coolest Lady Elephant Cake

Homemade Lady Elephant Cake

My daughter loves elephants and I was browsing online to find inspiration for a cake for her birthday party. I came across some photos on this site that inspired this adorable cake that we called “Ellie”, we consider her as Horton’s girlfriend. She is made from an oval pan for her body, a small round … Read more

Coolest Horton Hears a Who Cake

Homemade Horton Hears a Who Cake

My cousin’s daughter just turned one and they were throwing a Horton Hears a Who party. My cousin approached my and asked me if I could make a Horton Hears a Who cake (elephant cake) for the party. I love to bake and usually make the cakes for friends and family’s parties. My cousin had … Read more

Coolest 1st Birthday Elephant Cake

Homemade 1st Birthday Elephant Cake

I made this 1st Birthday Elephant Cake for my son’s first birthday. I traced the picture from a wall sticker in his room and then made it bigger by photocopying it to the size I wanted. Once the cake (vanilla) was made I put the template on top and cut around to form the elephant. … Read more

Coolest Horton Hears a Who Birthday Cake

Homemade  Horton Hears a Who Birthday Cake

This was my daughter’s fifth birthday day to coincide with her Dr. Suess birthday theme. I made Horton Hears a Who Birthday Cake from on 12 inch round pan (two cake mixes) and one 12 inch square (two cake mixes). I baked, released and froze both cakes as it’s easier to carve them when they’re … Read more

Cutest Homemade Blue Elephant Birthday Cake

Homemade Elephant Birthday Cake

I started this Elephant Birthday Cake by using a 10 inch, rather deep (3 inches?) square cake tin and made a cardboard cut out of my elephant that fit within the pan. Then I lined my tin with baking paper and doubled my banana cake recipe. I baked the cake at approx 160-170 degrees, so … Read more

Cool Homemade Elephant on a Ball Circus Theme Cake

Homemade Circus Cake

I made this circus cake for a friend who was having a joint birthday party for all of her children. They were having a circus themed party so I decided to make an elephant cake using a Wilton elephant shaped pan. I decorated the elephant with a blanket on his back (to which I added … Read more

Cool Homemade 3D Blue Elephant Birthday Cake

Homemade  Elephant Birthday Cake

I made this Elephant Birthday Cake for my son’s first birthday. We chose the elephant because it was a symbol of strength. He had endured a challenging first year of life (having to have open heart surgery), and the ‘elephant’ was one of his favourite toys in the hospital. The cake was made from the … Read more

Coolest Heffalump Cake Ideas 0

After making the cake that appears below this one (#1 on this page), I had to make another. I used the same techniques but it just came out much better the second time around.