Coolest Dr. Seuss Giraffe Birthday Cake

The final cake - with the muse stuffed animal in background

I made this Dr. Seuss Giraffe birthday cake for my daughter’s 3rd birthday. Her favorite stuffed animal “Papaya” is the giraffe from the Dr. Seuss story “And to think I saw it on Mulberry Street”. When I asked her what kind of cake she wanted for her birthday, she told me she wanted a “Paya” cake….and … Read more

Coolest Baby Giraffe Cupcake Cake

Coolest Baby Giraffe Cupcake Cake

I made this baby giraffe cupcake cake for a friend’s baby shower. She is having a girl so I made the giraffe yellow with pink spots. This idea was taken from an idea that I got from another website. I am not sure of the exact person or I would site their name. The cupcakes … Read more

Adorable Homemade Giraffe Birthday Cake

Homemade Giraffe Birthday Cake

This Giraffe Birthday Cake was for a friend’s little girl. It may not look it on the photo, but this was really a tall horse, more than a meter in length. I used sponge cake that I cut up to form the basic design. I cooled the cake to prevent crumbling and gave it a … Read more

Coolest Giraffe Baby Shower Cake

Homemade Giraffe Baby Shower Cake

This is a homemade giraffe baby shower cake for a baby shower. I used 9-in round for the bottom tier, and 6-in round for the top tier. The bottom tier is yellow colored fondant, I made the green and brown colors from the left over yellow. The top tier is white fondant with brown giraffe … Read more

Awesome Homemade 3D Giraffe Cake

Homemade Giraffe Cake

This Giraffe Cake was made by myself and my husband for our son’s jungle safari theme first birthday party in the African plains in Dublin zoo. The cake was a masterpiece and took a long time to do. The frame is made of wire. The body of the giraffe is made of Swiss roll (for … Read more

Cute Homemade Buttercream Giraffe Cake

Giraffe Cake

My daughter wanted a giraffe cake for her birthday, so I went with a safari theme. A giraffe and lion was made. The giraffe cake was a french vanilla cake with butterscotch chips. The frosting was store bought and colored. The picture of the giraffe was done freehand by my husband and then I piped … Read more

Coolest Giraffe Birthday Cake

Homemade Giraffe Birthday Cake

This Giraffe Birthday Cake is one of my son’s first birthday cakes (yes we had two – one for home and one for the party at nanna’s). The idea for this cake came from my son’s favorite toy. It was a giraffe dangling from his play gym. I found a recipe for a giraffe cake … Read more

Coolest Giraffe Homemade Birthday Cake Photo Gallery 0

The template was then placed on the cut out cake and powdered sugar was sifted on top to get an outline of those key areas. Icing was then piped starting with the white and then the darker colors and lastly the outline was put on. Hope everything is clear on this birthday cake photo.

Coolest Homemade Giraffe Birthday Cake

Homemade Giraffe Birthday Cake

The inside of the Giraffe Birthday Cake was like a giraffe’s skin colouring when the cake was cut. She then covered the cake with ready to roll white icing and painted green leaves on it so that when the giraffe’s (Geoffrey apparently) head was placed on the cake, it would look as he was looking … Read more

Coolest Giraffe Homemade Birthday Cake Photo Gallery 1

The cake was made with two oval chocolate cakes. I cut the head from one and the body from the other. It was covered in buttercream. The bottom half served the 15 people at the party and the head was left over so I guess it would serve around 30 people. As you can see … Read more

Cool Homemade 3D Fondant Giraffe Birthday Cake

Homemade Giraffe Birthday Cake

My daughter wanted a Giraffe Birthday Cake, so I came up with this cute one. I used the Wilton doll pan for the body (I had to shave down the sides of the cake to shape it into a smaller body), mini ball pan for the legs. I shaped the head out of rice crispie … Read more

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I decided on the giraffe for obvious reasons and iced leaves for the bottom of the #1 so it looks like he is sticking his head through the trees. This was so easy as you can see from the birthday cake photo and I enjoyed making it. It was a big hit!

Coolest Giraffe Safari Birthday Cake

Homemade Giraffe Safari Birthday Cake

This Giraffe safari birthday cake is the cake I made for my son Damian 1st birthday, the giraffe was removable and used as his individual personal cake! I knew this cake was going to be a challenge for me, and a long process. I am not a great baker but with preparation, patience and time … Read more

Coolest Giraffe Homemade Birthday Cake Photo Gallery 4

Once it was built up I starred over it just like the rest of the cake. I also changed the mouth a little from the mold. I used tootsie rolls for the “horns.” I rolled them with my hands and shaped them to look as they do. I jammed them into the top of the … Read more

Cute Homemade Giraffe Birthday Cake for my Son

Homemade Giraffe Birthday Cake

My eldest son chose a Giraffe Birthday Cake for his 9th birthday. This cake was based on a photograph that we took of a real giraffe during a family trip to South Africa in 2008. I traced the enlarged photo and used this as a template to cut the cake to size. The cake was … Read more

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Once I had it perfected I had to enlarge the sketch so that it would fit on the cake pan. Then I baked MANY cakes (the cake was gigantic when done) and put pieces of paper matching the template on top of the cake then cut around it I had to put all the pieces … Read more

Coolest Zebra and Giraffe Cakes

Homemade Zebra and Giraffe Cakes

I made these Zebra and Giraffe Cakes for my twin boys’ 3rd birthday. They chose the animals themselves. I drew pictures of the animals based partly on pictures in a sticker book then cut these out and used them to cut around after I had cooked and frozen the cakes. (I made a chocolate-vanilla swirl … Read more

Coolest Ninja Riding a Giraffe Cake

Homemade Ninja Riding a Giraffe Cake

I have two sons with birthday’s only 9 days apart. One really likes ninja’s and the other giraffes, so they asked me to make them a cake with a ninja riding on a giraffe. I started this Ninja Riding a Giraffe Cake with just a plain 13×9 pan, then iced it and added blue fondant. … Read more

Giraffe Birthday Cake

Giraffe Birthday Cake

This is my son’s first birthday cake. I was inspired by one of his cute bibs (as seen in the photo) and made a template for the cake by enlarging the picture on a photocopier. I made two square cakes and two muffins and used the template to cut out a head shape (including ears), … Read more

Awesome Homemade 3D Giraffe Birthday Cake for a 50th Birthday Party

Homemade Giraffe Birthday Cake

I made this Homemade Giraffe Birthday Cake for my sister-in-law’s 50th birthday party. The skeleton of the cake was a PVC pipe that I used to support the neck and head. The body is made of vanilla sponge cake with a Bavarian creme filling, with a vanilla buttercreme crumb coat and covered in an ivory … Read more

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I chose my sons favourite animals (elephant, lion and giraffe) and made paper cut outs of them to check proportions. I then coloured fondant icing different colours and made the animals. I outlined detail in string licorice or black tube icing. It was a brilliant success.s favourite animals (elephant, lion and giraffe) and made paper … Read more