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