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

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

Coolest Giraffe Homemade Birthday Cake Photo Gallery 3

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

Coolest Giraffe Homemade Birthday Cake Photo Gallery 5

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

Coolest Giraffe Homemade Birthday Cake Photo Gallery 7

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

Coolest Giraffe Cake

Giraffe Cake

I made this giraffe cake for my son’s 1st birthday. It was my first attempt at a cake this large. It turned out to be 3 1/2 feet tall. I used my son’s giraffe toy as a guide. I took the toy measurements and multiplied them by 4 to get the size that I wanted. … Read more

Coolest Pink Giraffe Baby Shower Cake

Homemade Pink Giraffe Baby Shower Cake

I made this Pink Giraffe Baby Shower Cake for a friend. I started with the invitation, and then printed it larger on my home printer (it took 2 8 X 11 sheets of paper). I then cut out the template. I baked 4 9.5 x 13 French vanilla cakes, and filled with vanilla butter cream … Read more

Coolest Giraffe Homemade Birthday Cake Photo Gallery 8

Each animal was made of different cake mixes (they were boxed cake mixes like Duncan Hines) and different icings. I wanted people to have a variety to choose from. The icings are also all different and the biggest hit was the giraffe, which was chocolate cake with peanut butter frosting. The tint I used was … Read more

Cutest Homemade Giraffe Cake

Homemade Giraffe Cake

My son’s favourite giraffe that never leaves his side (TY Pluffies Tip Top Giraffe) cake that I made for his third birthday. Materials: 1 10″ cake pan, 1 Betty Crocker cake mix, 1 jar white icing Betty Crocker, 1 pkg. Wilton white rolled fondant, Wilton frosting tip # 233, chocolate sprinkles, Wilton gel food colors … Read more

Coolest Baby Giraffe Cake

Homemade Baby Giraffe Cake

I made this Baby Giraffe Cake for a friend’s one year old granddaughter. It took a total of 12 hours to complete. I used four 9×13 pans, cupcakes for the legs, and a bowl shaped pan for the head. I cut the cakes in half and stacked them on top of each other. I frosted … Read more

Coolest Homemade Giraffe Cake for my Granddaughter

Homemade Giraffe Cake

This giraffe cake was made for my granddaughter on her 6th birthday. It was made using the wonderful cake decorating book by Lindy Smith. What an inspiration this cake decorator is! Using sugarpaste to cover the board I used diluted paste colours to paint the board using creams through to golden brown. I made the … Read more

Cool Homemade Giraffe Cake

Homemade Giraffe Cake

My 12 year old daughter loves giraffes. I used two Betty Crocker devils food cake mix as I find they are really light and easy to sculpt. We made this Giraffe cake by baking first a rectangle cake and then a circle cake and cutting the shape, following a picture on a birthday card. The … Read more

Cool Homemade Pink and Purple Giraffe Head Birthday Cake

Homemade Giraffe Birthday Cake

This Giraffe Birthday Cake idea was shamelessly borrowed off this site from Tami B. of Del Rio, TX after I couldn’t locate a giraffe cake pan for the pink and purple giraffe cake requested for my Goddaugther’s birthday. (Thanks, Tami!) I printed off the picture of Tami’s cake and used it to draw a 9×13 … Read more