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

Coolest Homemade Monkey Birthday Cake Ideas 5

I got the idea for this monkey birthday cake online but I cant for the life of me recall the website. I baked a regular cake-mix cake in a 9″ x 13″ Pyrex pan. Then I frosted it a very light blue with buttercream. Make sure you put only a thin layer of icing on. … Read more

Coolest Curious George Cake Photos and Tips 0

First I frosted the entire cake in yellow. I then outlined Georges face from a coloring book page and piped that in with small stars. I piped larger stars around the edge in red. I had found some Curious George rings in the party favor area at our local party store so I pushed those … Read more

Coolest Curious George Cake Photos and Tips 9

The cake recipe is from Wilton and can be found at www.wilton.com. It is the Double Fudge Grooms cake and the frosting recipe’s are from the Wilton site too. This is a combination of their Chocolate Butter cream and Regular Butter cream. The cake template is from a Curious George mask I found at www.pbs.com. … Read more

Coolest Monkey Cake

Monkey Cake

The monkey head was actually baked in 3 bowls – 2 of the same size (to make a ball) and one very small one, they were stuck together with a simple chocolate buttercream and skewers then trimmed down to more resemble a monkey face. The face of the monkey cake was put together in 3 … Read more

Coolest Monkey Cake

Homemade Monkey Cake

I made this monkey cake for a friend’s daughter’s second birthday. She wanted a monkey cake so I used boxed cake recipe to make two 9in layer cakes. I used one cake for the head. The other round cake I used to carve out two ears and a number two (for the birthday girl’s personal … Read more

Coolest Monkey Birthday Cake Design

Homemade Monkey Birthday Cake Design

This Monkey Birthday Cake Design was for my very own cheeky Monkey. I baked a 10″ cake and one 8″ cake, the 8″ one just in a sandwich tin as I didn’t want it to be as deep as the bigger cake (very rich chocolate cake recipe). I drew a template on to a piece … Read more

Coolest Monkey Birthday Cake

Homemade Monkey Birthday Cake

This Monkey Birthday Cake was for my son’s first birthday. I also had cupcakes with monkey flags, stuffed animal monkeys and bananas hanging from the trees in our yard, monkey face cookies I made. So much monkey stuff – even a monkey pinata! For the cake I used a 6 inch round cake pan and … Read more

Coolest Mod Monkey Cake

Homemade Mod Monkey Cake

I made this Mod Monkey cake for my son’s 1st birthday. It consists of a 3-layer 8 inch cake and a 3-layer 6 inch cake. His party was at lunchtime on a Saturday, so I baked the cakes (chocolate) on Thursday afternoon, leveled them, put the layers together with buttercream and then crumb-coated them. I … Read more

Sweet Homemade Curious George Cake

Homemade Curious George Cake

This Curious George Cake was made for my son’s third birthday. The base layer is a 9×13 chocolate cake with vanilla icing tinted yellow. I used the Wilton tints and they work great. For the monkey face, I used an 8″ round and cut a cupcake in half for the ears and used another part … Read more

Easy Homemade Curious George Birthday Cake

Homemade Curious George Birthday Cake

I made this Curious George Birthday Cake for my daughter’s birthday. She just turned three. As you can see she is a big Curious George fan. I used the animal crackers pan. It was very easy to use and decorate.

Coolest Homemade Monkey Face Birthday Cakes 2

I was having a monkey party for my sons first birthday (you know…the only birthday that Mommy gets to pick the theme)! I was going to try the Martha Stewart monkey face cake but it was a little too serious for me. I used store-bought cake mix (he’s only 1). I had to use 2 … Read more

Coolest Homemade Monkey Birthday Cake Ideas 6

This monkey birthday cake was made for my grandson Lucas 11th birthday party. He wanted a monkey that looked like his character in an online video game. I was successful except for the color. When I went to bed the night before the monkey was pretty orangey but when I woke up the next morning … Read more

Coolest Curious George Cake Photos and Tips 2

I prepared the cake mixes and baked 3 cakes in Pyrex glass bowls and 2 cakes in 9×13 inch pans. I used the bowl shape cakes to make the belly, face, and the top of the hat of Curious George. I cut out 3 circles from the rectangle cakes to make the rest of the … Read more

Coolest Curious George Cake Photos and Tips 11

The image was just traced off of a napkin and was enlarged on the computer and then inverted with piping gel onto the cake. Just invert the image and start filling in with color. The background of the trees was just a few different shades of green blended in together. This was a really fun … Read more