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.

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