Cool Flamingo Cake

Cool Flamingo Cake

Our sweet girl turned 4 and is in love with everything flamingo, so naturally she requested a flamingo cake. When I realized that I could use chocolate covered pretzel rods to make the legs into the shape of a number 4, I knew it would be the perfect cake for her fourth birthday! Plus, I … Read more

Floyd the Flamingo Birthday Cake

Floyd the Flamingo Birthday Cake

I have decorated many cakes, and almost every time I learn something new. But this Flamingo birthday cake was probably the most outside my comfort zone I’ve ever gone. When my friend wanted to do something fun for her 30th, we did some brainstorming and decided a luau theme would be awesome. I volunteered to … Read more

Fabulous Flock of Flamingos Cake

Fabulous Flock of Flamingos Cake

Every year I make a special animal cake for my son, Emmett. Over the years I have taught myself, through trial and error, to make some pretty neat animal cakes. Emmett has classic autism, and making his birthday special is very important to our family. He doesn’t have friends to invite over (nor does he … Read more

Coolest Flamingo Hawaii Tropical Theme Cake

Coolest Flamingo Hawaii Tropical Theme Cake

I started by hand sculpting the flamingo from a large sheet cake, after  letting it partially thaw.  It cuts the straightest that way.  After a coat of butter cream, pink satin ice fondant.  Flowers were cut out of different sizes of cookie cutters and then shaped on the thin foam square to soften the edges. … Read more

Coolest Flamingo Birthday Cake

Homemade Pink Flamingo Birthday Cake

I wanted to make a special cake for my niece Shayna’s 21st birthday. I didn’t want anything alcohol related. I decided on the pink flamingo birthday cake, and got some ideas from this wonderful website! I used fondant for the first time, and covered the cake with it, then used spray-on hot pink icing. This … Read more

Coolest Homemade Flamingo Birthday Cake

Homemade Flamingo Birthday Cake

This Homemade Flamingo Birthday Cake is my test-run for my baby girl’s 1st birthday coming up in a couple of months. I have never decorated a cake before so I thought I should practice, but I think it came out pretty darn good! I used butter cream frosting for the base, then used tubes of … Read more

Coolest Flamingo Cake

Homemade Flamingo Cake

I made this Flamingo cake for a friend who was having her second child. The shower theme was flamingos. I usually get my cake ideas online but I couldn’t find any flamingo cakes I liked. Before falling asleep this idea hit me. A few days before making this cake, I used the Wilton recipe for … Read more

Cool Homemade 3D Flamingo Cake

Homemade Flamingo Cake

This Flamingo Cake was one of my easiest cakes. The flamingo body is made of rice crispy treats. I skewered the neck onto the body. It was critical to start this several days in advance and let the rice crispy treats dry out. A candle stick is holding it up. The pond below the flamingo … Read more

Pretty Pink Flamingo Cake

Homemade Flamingo Cake

My daughter, turning 4, requested a pink flamingo cake of course! Basic butter cake recipe with added sour cream (makes it stay moister and not as ‘crumby’ to cut and shape). Cut out a template from a sketch on A3 paper. Vanilla butter frosting, using butter knife dipped in hot water to smooth.

Coolest Homemade Flamingo and Other Animal Birthday Cakes 0

I made this cake for a friends wife who is obsessed with flamingos. I made the base cake half vanilla and half chocolate and the bird is vanilla. I used fondant to cover all and for the water used colored piping gel. To make animal birthday cakes is a lot of work so I suggest … Read more