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

Cool Homemade Monkey Birthday Cupcakes

Homemade Monkey Birthday Cupcakes

I baked the Monkey Birthday Cupcakes the night before (from a box of course) and decorated them while my almost 1-yr old and 3-yr old’s napped. I had planned to use M&M’s for eyes but apparently had eaten them all so I scrounged around and found Jelly Bellies and leftover Valentine’s Day candy hearts. I … Read more

Cutest Ever Homemade Monkey Birthday Cupcakes

Monkey Birthday Cupcakes

These Monkey Birthday Cupcakes were for my son’s first birthday party to go with a monkey cake I made. The cupcakes are made with a regular chocolate cake mix. Then I put a regular Nilla wafer for the mouth area secured with a dollop of buttercream. Then I cut a mini Nilla wafer in half … Read more

Coolest Monkey Cupcake Birthday Cake

Homemade Monkey Cupcake Birthday Cake

This is a Monkey Cupcake Birthday Cake that I made for my son;s 1st birthday party, which was monkey themed. The cupcakes are just made from a box of banana supreme cake mix and the icing is just a store bought chocolate icing. The cake used 26 cupcakes and two tubs of icing. The banana … Read more

Coolest Monkey Cake and Cupcakes

Homemade Monkey Cake and Cupcakes

This Monkey Cake and Cupcakes was for a monkey themed birthday party. It was for baby Aiden’s 1st birthday. Right away I knew I wanted to do monkey’s and bananas. For the cake- I used the Wilton monkey shaped pan. The cake flavor is vanilla and I topped it with homemade buttercream frosting. I used … Read more

Coolest Cute Monkey Cupcakes

Homemade Cute Monkey Cupcakes

For my son’s daycare class, the Monkeys, I decided what better birthday theme to go with than – monkeys. My son loves them, and what 3 year old doesn’t? I scanned monkey cupcake images on the internet and chose to use Wilton’s idea as my guide. I printed and cut out the template shapes on … Read more

Cute Homemade Carved Curious George Cake

Homemade Curious George Cake

I made this Curious George cake for a friend of mine whose son loves Curious George. It was a huge hit! I started out by drawing Curious George. For the head, I traced the 9″ round cake pan on a piece of paper and drew from there. I made a 9″ round cake (for the … Read more

Cute Homemade Chocolate Curious George Cake

Homemade Curious George Cake

I decided to have a Curious George themed birthday for my son’s first birthday. As most moms out there will see, there is no cake pan or design specific to Curious George, so I had to tap into my unfound artistic skills. I used a 12″ square cake pan to bake 2 boxes of regular … Read more

Coolest Homemade Monkey Face Birthday Cakes 3

I baked a 12″ oval cake using package cake mixes according to directions. I frosted it with traditional buttercream icing tinted banana yellow. Then using the Wilton Animal Crackers Pan, I baked the second cake. I had to cut off the ears from the top of the baked cake and reposition them more to the … Read more