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

Blue surprise

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

Ruffles and cut out flowers on the base.

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

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.

Coolest Bollywood Elephant Cake Extravaganza

Homemade Bollywood Elephant Cake Extravaganza

These two cakes were made for my daughter’s 2nd birthday which was Bollywood themed. The pink elephant cake was a solid chocolate biscuit cake and we dyed the icing and hand cut the elephant shape. The golden elephant cake was a strong Madeira sponge (to take the weight of the icing). It was iced with … Read more

Coolest Heffalump Cake Ideas 1

I made this cake for my niece who is in love with the Heffalump movie. I used two 9×13 cakes and carved the body, head, trunk, and legs. I used fondant to cover the entire Heffalump because it gives a more “cartoon” look. All the hair, seams, eyes, tail, and hair are also made out … Read more

Adorable Homemade Elephant Birthday Cake for my Nephew

Homemade Elephant Birthday Cake

Baking for kids is something that I will continue to do for as long as I can and when a kid has a request, I try to go out of my way to satisfy their wants. For my nephew’s school party, he wanted an elephant cake which proved tricky at the beginning but easy at … Read more

Coolest Homemade Elephant Birthday Cake Pictures and Tips 0

I took a sheet and decorated with white and crimson icing. I then found an elephant coloring sheet and traced it with piping gel. I transferred the picture on to the cake. I used grey icing for the body. I used black for the toes, mouth, nose and eyes. I also drew on a football … Read more

Coolest Elephant Birthday Cake


I could not find a bakery in Los Angeles willing to attempt this Homemade Elephant Birthday Cake for under $500.00; and that was without the handmade touches and a much, much smaller Ellie made of gumpaste for the top. So, I decided to do it myself. This was a first for piping flowers, but I … Read more

Cute Homemade 3D Pink and Purple Elephant Birthday Cake

Homemade Elephant Birthday Cake

This Elephant Birthday Cake was made for my daughter’s first birthday party. I took the idea from this website, and put it together with some cake decorating suggestions found on other sites. The cake started with the Wilton stand-up cuddly bear. Wilton directions said to use a pound cake mix and layer cake mix combined … Read more

Coolest Standup Elephant Cake

Homemade Standup Elephant Cake

I created this Standup Elephant Cake for my mother’s birthday using ideas I found from different websites including this one. I used the standup teddy bear cake pan from Wilton and used a box pound cake mix. I then cut up some large marshmallows and used them for the feet pinning them in place with … Read more

Cute Homemade Carved Elephant Birthday Cake

Homemade Elephant Birthday Cake

I made this Elephant birthday cake for a little girl’s 4th birthday. I was stumped when she said she wanted an elephant cake. I didn’t want to use an elephant pan, but wanted to create my own! Also, I hate fondant, so I wanted to be able to use regular butter cream frosting. So, here … Read more

Coolest Homemade Elephant Birthday Cake Pictures and Tips 4

I baked two 9×13 in. cakes and then stacked them on top of each other. Then I cut the whole cake in half and placed them next to each other like a “T” shape. The horizontal became the head and vertical became the body. Next, I rounded the elephants head and body free hand with … Read more