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

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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

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

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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