Turtle-tastic! Turtle Cake

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I made this cute Turtle Cake for my niece’s birthday. It is a two layer cake covered with store bought, blue frosting. The other frosting colors I made using white frosting, dyed using gel food coloring. The seaweed was made using a round Wilton frosting tip. I piped squiggly lines starting at the bottom and going … Read more

Coolest Turtle Cake

Coolest Turtle Cake

I made this cute little party turtle cake for a friends daughter’s 12th birthday. It was by far the most rewarding cake i have made yet. I’m not much of a cake sculptor so this was a definite challenge I was undertaking. I made it by first starting off with a 2- 1/4 sheet cakes, … Read more

Challenge Upside Down Turtle Cake

Challenge Upside Down Turtle Cake

My son always challenges me for his birthday cake, each year he asks me to make him something he thinks I cannot do. So far I have succeeded! This year he asked for a upside down turtle cake. I told him there was no way I could do that, he laughed and said he finally … Read more

Coolest Ninja Turtles Birthday Cake

I was asked to create a Ninja Turtles birthday cake for a 1 year old boy. The characters are his favorite toys. As always, a little bit of head scratching took place whilst working on the idea of how to create the models. The base cake was a 10″ round chocolate sponge. I covered this … Read more

Coolest Turtle Cake with Turtles Chocolate Filling

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I thought I would submit this Turtle cake with turtles chocolate filling I made for a very dear friend of my mom’s. According to my mother this amazing lady really likes turtles, and as soon as I heard about this – it was like a picture popped up in my mind! Cake shaped as a turtle … Read more

Coolest Easy and Beautiful Ocean Theme Cake

Coolest Easy and Beautiful Ocean Theme Cake

My husband and son made this beautiful ocean theme cake for our Cub Scout Blue and Gold Banquet Father-Son Bake off. It won a couple of awards at the celebration and my son was sooo excited!  We had an Ocean Themed Father-Son Bake-Off because our pack is travelling to Jekyll Island, GA for our annual Memorial … Read more

Cool Homemade TMNT Cake

Coolest TMNT Cake

I made this TMNT cake for a customers son’s birthday. I used a half sheet cake pan. I made a chocolate butter cream icing and for the decorating I made regular butter cream icing. In the corners of the cake, I made 4 turtle heads out of fondant. I then drew a TMNT on the … Read more

Coolest Tortoise Birthday Cake

My son is animal mad and wanted a tortoise for his birthday. I’m busy enough looking after my 3 boys and decided that as a real tortoise was out of the question. I would make this cake as an alternative. He loved it ! I baked a basic dairy and egg free sponge (due to … Read more

Coolest Sea Lovers Sea Turtle Cake

Coolest Sea Lovers Sea Turtle Cake

The idea for this turtle cake came from a friend’s daughter.  The cake was a surprise for her mom.  When she told me to make a sea turtle but it needed to look realistic not cartoonish, I was a little worried.  I am new at this and have never taken lessons but I watch videos … Read more

Coolest Under The Sea Turtle Birthday Cake

Coolest Under The Sea Turtle Birthday Cake

For my daughter’s 13th birthday she wanted an under the sea theme. So I decided to attempt to create a 3D sea turtle birthday cake. I used a simple white cake mix, added Wilton’s green food coloring as to make it like the color of the inside of the turtle. I totally impressed myself from … Read more

Too Real Turtle Birthday Cake

My kids found a baby turtle on the beach two summers in a row.  Their uncle raised each turtle for a year for them and then released it. What better way to celebrate this uncle’s birthday than give him another turtle we found on the beach but in cake form? I felt badly cutting into … Read more

Cute Homemade Turtle Birthday Cake

Coolest Turtle Birthday Cake

My children always give me a challenge for their birthdays. When my daughter was turning 10 she wanted a komodo dragon cake. You just can’t go buy one of those at the IGA. That’s the year I started making all my children’s birthday cakes, so for her 12th she wanted a turtle birthday cake and … Read more

Coolest Sea Turtles Birthday Cake

To make the sea turtles I used a ball cake pan for momma and and only used half of the ball instead of making two as you would to form a 3-D ball. I had another pan that made four smaller cakes in one that I used to make her babies. All of the limbs are made … Read more

Littlest Pet Shop Sea Turtle Cupcake Cake

Littlest Pet Shop Sea Turtle Cupcake Birthday Cake

My daughter turned seven and told me she wanted a Littlest Pet Shop Sea Turtle Cupcake Puzzle Cake. I admit I wasn’t sure how to create a cupcake puzzle cake. I knew it would be easier to arrange the mini cupcakes than the normal size cupcakes but I wasn’t sure how I was going to … Read more

Dig in the Dirt Turtle Sandbox Cake

Dig in the Dirt Turtle Sandbox Cake

My grandson turned 2 and his favorite thing to do was play in the sand box, so I decided to make a turtle sandbox cake, just like the one he played in. It was not as hard to do as I thought it would be. It was a big hit with all the kids but … Read more

Big Turtle Birthday Cake

Big Turtle Birthday Cake

I made this turtle birthday cake for my daughter’s birthday. She loves turtles and I thought this would be enjoyed. The cake was chocolate and French vanilla, with butter cream icing. I used Wilton gel for colors and added Wilton vanilla for flavoring in icing.  A very large sheet cake pan I used and doubled it’s  layers.  The turtle was … Read more

3D Turtle Cake that Looked Almost Real to my 3yr Old

3D Turtle Cake that Looked Almost Real to my 3yr Old

My youngest girl wanted a turtle cake for her 3rd birthday. I initially thought it might be a nightmare but I managed to come up with the turtle so close to the real for my 3 yr old. I managed to get ideas from all over the websites and finally from the super market. Yep, … Read more

Coolest Turtle Birthday Cake

Coolest Turtle Birthday Cake

We had a turtle party for our son’s birthday.  We used a soccer ball cake pan that we ordered on-line to make the shell of the turtle.  We just piped icing around shapes from the soccer ball in green, light green, blue and yellow, consecutively. We used baker’s icing because it is easier and thicker … Read more

Coolest Turtle Cake Idea

Homemade Turtle Cake Idea

I used the Wilton soccer ball pan to bake this Homemade Turtle Cake Idea. This cake was baked with Duncan Hine’s Devils Food Chocolate. I used Wilton Tip #230 (the cupcake filler tip) to fill the middle of the cake with marshmallow creme. The cake was crumb coated with chocolate buttercream (Wilton’s recipe). I covered … Read more

Unique Cakes in the Shape of Turtles 4

One of my girl friends has a collection of turtles and so I used this idea for her birthday.I used the Winnie The Pooh 3D cake mold for this turtle (you can make lots of unique cakes from one cake pan). I modified it a bit though with a knife and mostly for the carapace. … Read more

Cool Homemade Turtle Birthday Cake

Homemade Turtle Birthday Cake

For my son’s 13th birthday I made him this Homemade Turtle Birthday Cake. He has an app on his ipod that he plays all the time that says “I like turtles”, so I thought this would be a fun cake for his birthday. He loves chocolate so I began by baking 2 – 8 inch … Read more

Unique Cakes in the Shape of Turtles 5

After having returned from a week in Georgia along the islands, my son was really interested in the Sea Turtles we had seen while in Georgia, so I decided to “surprise” him with a homemade cake (something I NEVER do, because I am by no means a creator or crafter!). Well, my 13-year-old stepdaughter and … Read more

Coolest Turtle Cake

Homemade Turtle Cake

I made the body of the Turtle cake first. This is just a confetti boxed cake that is made in 2 – 9in circle cake pans. And I baked 4 small flower pot cupcakes, and a small square cake, which would be the head. Once everything cooled, I placed all the cakes together to make … Read more

Unique Cakes in the Shape of Turtles 6

Use a 9″ round cake pan for the body of the turtle. Make four extra cupcakes for the legs and head. Bake and then cut two of the cupcakes in half for the four legs. Use one of the last two cupcakes for the head and cut a tail out of the last cupcake. (Unfortunately … Read more