Awesome Lion’s Head Birthday Cake

Awesome Lion's Head Birthday Cake

Omg how do I start lol. Well I was called at 11:00pm on Saturday to make a last minute cake of a edible lions head on top of a white almond flavor cake, which they wanted the cake for 12pm Sunday. So I went to bed dreaming of how can I make this lion happen … Read more

Coolest Lion Cake

Coolest Lion Cake

My daughter loves lions, so for her third birthday in February I decided to surprise her with a lion cake. I was really nervous about making this cake and it ended up being one of my favorite cakes I have ever made. My daughters and all of our party guests were in awe of this … Read more

Coolest Leo the Lion Birthday Cake

Coolest Leo the Lion Birthday Cake

My aunt called me with this idea of having a lion cake for her birthday and if I would be willing to give it a try. Well I started with 1-1/2 sheet, 1-8’double round and a cupcake. I put the round in the middle and cut out the center of the 1/2 sheet (backwards I … Read more

Cool Lion Cupcake Cake for a Roaring Leo

Cool Lion Cupcake Birthday Cake for a Roaring Leo

This lion cupcake was a very easy cake to make!  I baked 2 dozen cupcakes and smushed as many as I could on a platter side-by-side in a circle pattern. I put a generous layer of frosting across all the tops (I did not lift up in between cupcakes).  After letting the frosting harden in … Read more

My First Cake Ever for my First Baby’s First Birthday!

My First Cake Ever for my First Baby's First Birthday!

This is the first cake, and first birthday cake I ever attempted!! Baking wasn’t, and still isn’t, my favourite pastime but it was my first baby’s first birthday and I wanted to look back and say I’d made it all by myself from scratch. I am very proud of it and it took me days … Read more

Coolest Lion Birthday Cake

Homemade Lion Birthday Cake

I made this Lion Birthday Cake for my son’s first birthday. His nursery had a jungle theme and he loved the lion I had painted for his wall. I took inspiration from this site and a few others to get me started. Firstly I drew a sketch of the lion’s face and then drew this … Read more

Coolest Homemade Lion Picture Cakes and Tips 4

I made this for my daughters 1st Birthday! I got the inspiration for this cake from a few different sources- mainly just looking on the internet for a lion picture. I made two separate round cakes- one in a tin with a 24cm diameter, the other with an 18cm diameter. I drew the face template … Read more

Coolest Lion Cake

Homemade Lion Cake

My two year old loves animals, so he had specifically requested a lion cake. I simply drew my idea on paper before cutting, it’s always best to do that, and found a way to use two 9 X 13 sheet cakes to make this. I may have had a few pieces left. The hardest part … Read more

Coolest Homemade Lion Picture Cakes and Tips 5

I made a birthday cake for my little girls 2nd birthday. We were going for a jungle theme plus she loves lions. I decided to put a lion on the top which I copied from a lion picture. It’s about my fourth or fifth attempt at decorating a cake like this. I thought I did … Read more

Coolest Lion 1st Birthday Cake

Homemade Lion 1st Birthday Cake

I made this Homemade Lion 1st Birthday Cake for my son’s first birthday. I used the small Wilton bear cake for the lion. I cut off the legs and the hands of the cake and built up the bridge of the nose with leftover cake to get the shape I wanted. I baked an additional … Read more

Coolest Homemade Lion Picture Cakes and Tips 6

We bought a plain white sheet cake at Costco and then we baked a basic animal head cake using a pan from Michaels. We built up a wall of frosting around the lion’s head so it looked like it was a thick main and not a flat one on the sheet cake. The main was … Read more

Coolest Lion Cake

Homemade  Lion Cake

This lion cake made for my sweet daughter. I made this cake for her 1 year old birthday. This is chocolate and I made the color from carrot because I don’t want to use any food coloring. Every one loved the cake!

Coolest Homemade Lion Picture Cakes and Tips 7

After frosting, I used caramel corn to make the mane. I made a cupcake and sliced it flat to make the nose. My mom drew the face with black frosting in a tube using a lion picture as reference. She then cut up licorice sticks for the whiskers.

Coolest Lion Cake

Homemade Lion Cake

I made this Lion cake for my 10yr old, it’s very gooey and but really very easy to make, I used a 10inch sponge cake, filled and lightly covered with ready made fudge filling, also 2 tubs of ready made chocolate cream icing for the mane and 1 pack of regal ice in teddy bear … Read more

Coolest Homemade Lion Picture Cakes and Tips 8

This lion cake was for my sons 1st birthday. I copied it from a lion picture I found. I started with a pretty good-sized round pan. Then I cut out wedges to create the lion’s mane. For the face I used a regular-sized round cake pan. Once the cake cooled I cut a pear shape … Read more

Coolest Lion Birthday Cake

Homemade Lion Birthday Cake

Well, I submitted another cake on this great website, so I decided to put up another one. I made this Lion Birthday Cake for my sister. She said she wanted to give it to a lady she knew at work. Her birth sign was a Leo, so that’s why she wanted it to be a … Read more

Coolest Homemade Lion Picture Cakes and Tips 9

For my son Masons first birthday I wanted a Baby Einstein theme but I couldn’t find a cake I wanted. Of course there are no actual Baby Einstein character cake pans out there so I decided to get creative with the new Friendly Lion cake pan by Wilton. A trick I use for a very … Read more

Lion Cake

Lion Cake

We made this Lion cake for the May and June birthdays of the children at my Sunday School – ages 3 and 4. The lesson for the day was Daniel and the Lions Den, hence the lion cake. The cake recipe used is banana cake, and we have used a butter icing to ice – … Read more

Coolest Lion Cake

Lion Cake

I made this lion cake for my 2nd son’s 1st birthday. It was inspired by the Martha Stewart “monkey cake” that was featured on her television show a few years ago (I made that cake for my 1st son’s 1st). The head of the lion is baked in a metal mixing bowl (I used the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Lion Picture Cakes and Tips 10

My son had a Narnia party so I created an Aslan cake for him. This cake is just a double layer round cake. I colored frosting a light orange (peach) color and frosted the whole cake. I darkened the orange color up and used a large decorating tip that has several holes on the end … Read more

Coolest Lion Cake

Friendly Lion Cake

This lion cake was my first attempt and I was quite impressed with the results. I used a mould from Bulk Barn and made a marbled cake. I left the sides of the cake as it gave it some texture and just iced the top. I followed the lines on the cake to ensure consistency. … Read more

Coolest Kids Lion Birthday Cake

Homemade Kids Lion Birthday Cake

I wanted to make my third son a lion cake for his first birthday as he is a Leo so thought it would be appropriate. I didn’t have much inspiration myself, so had a look on the internet and came across this great site. I browsed through loads of the categories, and got lots of … Read more

Coolest Homemade Lion Picture Cakes and Tips 11

I decorated this cake with mock cream I made from icing sugar, and coloured it with food colouring. A friend drew the outline of the lion from a lion picture. I used grease paper, cut out the shape, placed it over the cake, and cut around the edges. After that I covered it with icing.

Coolest Lion Birthday Cake

Homemade Lion Birthday Cake

This Lion Birthday Cake was made for my youngest grandson for his first birthday. It was a plain sandwich cake baked in a 9″ tin. It is made of 10ozs self raising flour/10ozs caster sugar/10ozs soft margarine/1 teaspoon baking powder and approx 5 eggs or 10ozs of egg all mixed together with an electric mixer … Read more