15+ Cool DIY Monkey Cake Designs for the Birthday Cake Enthusiast

Coolest Monkey Cake Ideas

Here are some of the coolest monkey cake designs. Who doesn’t love monkeys? These animals are pure genius. They are known for their amusing behavior and are also known to play pranks on humans! Whether its a birthday or a baby shower, Monkey Cakes are sure to add positive energy to the party. 1. Coolest 3D … Read more

Coolest Monkey Birthday Cake

Coolest Monkey Birthday Cake

My name is Mae Pope and I made this monkey birthday cake for my niece. I started baking birthday cakes about two years ago. I enjoy baking and seeing the faces of children and adults when I present them their cake. The cake I’m submitting is one of my favorites that I have made. The … Read more

Monkey Around Baby Shower Cake

Monkey Around Baby Shower Cake

What a fun cake to do!! A friend and coworker had given us wonderful news…she was expecting twins!! Being the mom of twins myself this announcement held a place dear to my heart. All of the memories came rushing back just hearing the special news. The bottles…the diapers… the double packing for every outing…man was … Read more

Just Hanging Around Monkey Cake

Just Hanging Around Monkey Cake

This monkey cake was created for a little girl’s 6th birthday. It was a 3 tier butter recipe cake with buttercream icing and fondant accents. The monkey, banana, bird, and flowers were made from fondant. The bird and the banana were molded free hand and the flowers were cut out with fondant cutters. I just … Read more

Coolest 3D Buddy the Monkey Cake

Coolest 3D Buddy the Monkey Cake

I am a home/hobby baker and often get asked to make baby shower cakes and it seems everyone I know is having a baby these days. They usually send me a picture of the bedding as inspiration. When I received the picture this time it had an adorable little monkey face on it so I … Read more

Cutest Monkey Baby Shower Cake

Cutest Monkey Baby Shower Cake

This cake was made for a friend that was throwing a baby shower. Mom to be wanted a gender neutral cake with a cute monkey on it. The cake itself was a full sheet cake cut in half and stacked with vanilla butter cream in the middle. My friend wasn’t excited about the thought of … Read more

Marvelous Monkey First Birthday Cake

Marvelous Monkey Cake

For my youngest granddaughter’s first birthday her mommy wanted a cake with monkeys. Her room has monkeys and her nick name is “Monkey.” We found napkins with monkeys and I patterned the monkeys on the cake after the ones on the napkins. The cake is on a Wilton 3-tier party stand. I started preparing over … Read more

Cutest Homemade Monkey Baby Shower Cake

Monkey Baby Shower Cake

This monkey baby shower cake was created for a friend’s baby shower.  She did not find out the sex of her baby and a neutral themed cake was needed, so I used green and yellow.  I chose to make baby monkeys since my friend used monkeys as a theme for her baby.  I made the … Read more

Coolest Banana And Monkey Cake

Coolest Banana And Monkey Cake

I had a blast making this banana and monkey cake! It was a banana flavored cake with banana cream filling. I used the Wilton loaf pan which makes a double length loaf of bread or two loaves. Tearing the cakes and filling them then carving the cake into a banana shape, I then crumb coated … Read more

Coolest Cheeky Monkey Cake

Coolest Cheeky Monkey Cake

I made this cheeky monkey cake and cupcakes for my son’s 2nd birthday, they were a hit! The main monkey cake was a banana cake batter baked in a Pyrex mixing bowl lined with baking paper, to make a head shape. I also made a dozen cupcakes to use for the monkey ears and smaller monkeys. This … Read more

Coolest Monkey Cake

Coolest Monkey Cake

This monkey cake was made for a baby shower. A week in advance, I made the monkey head from gum paste so it could dry. I baked two 10″ strawberry cakes, two 8″ vanilla cakes, and two 6″ marble cakes. The strawberry cakes had strawberry butter cream filling, the vanilla ones had white butter cream  and the marble ones had … Read more

Baby Girl Monkey Cake

Baby Girl Monkey Cake

I made this monkey cake for my niece’s baby shower. The cake is 2 tiered and each is 2 layers. The monkey I made out of gum paste,  also out of gum paste is the flowers on top. The icing work is all butter cream. When I have to transport a cake I bring the tiers separate and put … Read more

Coolest Kids Tropical Luau Monkey Cake

Luau Theme Cake with Monkey

My husband’s cousin called and asked me to make a kids luau themed monkey cake with palm trees and to make the decorations out of candy. OK  I’m up for the challenge! She sent me a few pics of different ideas or different candy the decorations could be made out of and I took it from there. … Read more

First Birthday Monkey Cake

First Birthday Monkey Cake

I recently did a first birthday Monkey cake for my great niece Isabella also known as Izzy. I basically did a combination of fondant and  flavored icing. The letters, number, and monkey are also done in fondant. I did the letters and numbers on toothpicks, an easy way to just pop them right on the cake, but was sure to … Read more

Cool Monkey Baby Shower Cake

Cool Monkey Baby Shower Cake

My neice had recently found out she was having a baby girl, and of course i was happy to share this day with her and throw the babyshower for her! We had a monkey theame shower and she wanted me to make the cake. I used a wilton cake pan with homemade buttercream icing and … Read more

Coolest Monkey-ing Around Birthday Cake

Coolest Monkey-ing Around Birthday Cake

This 1 year old had a big party with a big birthday cake. This cake was created using two 10″ squares for the bottom layer, two 8 inch squares on the middle layer and the top present layer was created out of Rice Krispy Treats. Each layer was covered in colored marshmallow fondant, stacked using … Read more

Coolest Monkey Cake

Monkey Cake

I had a request for this monkey cake from my son’s best friend turning 22 last month. I used a round spring foam cake pan for the head and a Wilton oval (football) shaped cake pan for the face and then I cut an additional oval in half for the ears. The cake itself is … Read more

Coolest Monkey Cake

Homemade Monkey Cake

This monkey cake was for a first birthday party for a friend’s son, and the theme was monkeys. I used a Wilton monkey shaped cake pan for this. I made the Wilton buttercream in white and also a set in chocolate. To make the light brown, I mixed a little of the chocolate in with … Read more

Coolest Monkey Birthday Cupcakes

Homemade Monkey Birthday Cupcakes

My son was turning one and even though I’m not a big baker/cook, I really wanted to be able to say I made him his first cake. After thinking more on it and doing some research I found some examples of some really cute Monkey Birthday Cupcakes (from this site actually) and I just knew … Read more

Coolest Monkey Birthday Cake

Homemade Monkey Birthday Cake

I made this Monkey birthday cake for my youngest son’s 1st birthday. I used the Wilton Monkey pan to bake it. I iced the sides in white icing and then made the outlines on the cake with tip #3. I tinted some icing brown and some with a tiny bit of peach and brown and … Read more

Coolest Banana Monkey Face Cupcakes

Homemade Banana Monkey Face Cupcakes

I made these Banana Monkey Face Cupcakes and cake for my son’s 3rd birthday. We had his party at an indoor playground called The Monkey Room in New Orleans so of course, “monkeys” were a fitting theme. I initially wanted to do a banana cake because monkeys eat bananas. Then I got the idea for … Read more

Cool Homemade His and Hers Curious George Birthday Cakes

Homemade Curious George Birthday Cake

This forum gave me the confidence to make these Curious George birthday cakes for my twins. There is no pan to work from so I rented a 12″ x 1″2 cake pan and used two boxes of cake mix for each cake. Once the cakes had cooled, I froze them for a day to make … Read more

Sweet Homemade Buttercream Curious George Birthday Cake

Homemade Curious George Birthday Cake

Due to lack of time and the fact that this Curious George Birthday Cake was the first cake that I’ve ever decorated, I purchased a plain white iced cake from the grocery store. I then bought Wilton white decorators icing to tint myself. First, I tried to make brown by mixing green and red, but … Read more

Coolest Homemade Monkey Face Birthday Cakes 1

The idea for this monkey birthday cake came from the coolest-birthday-cakes website. I baked a 9×13 sheet cake. I used a basic cake recipe but a boxed cake would do. After baking I froze the cake to make it easy to cut. I cut the shape of the monkeys face out of the sheet cake. … Read more