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

Homemade Turtle Cake

I made this Turtle Cake with the Wilton ball cake pan. I then lightly colored my marshmallow fondant with Wilton green food coloring. After covering the cake I make the head and legs with fondant. I then used the back end of a small paint brush to create the shell texture/tiles. After creating the look … Read more

Unique Cakes in the Shape of Turtles 10

This is the turtle cake I made. It is done with buttercream icing with a bag stripping effect. I stripped the bag with black and brown, filled it with green icing and then piped it onto the shell. The head and neck I sculpted from fondant.

Turtle Cake

Turtle Cake

I made this turtle cake for a lady’s birthday who loves turtles. It really is pretty easy to make. First, I baked and stacked 3 round cakes and then carved them for the shell. Next, I baked a fourth round cake that I used to make the head and the 4 legs. I thinned out … Read more

Unique Cakes in the Shape of Turtles 11

I used a glass Pyrex bowl to make the shape of the cake look like a shell. Head, legs, tail are all molded from fondant. The swirls on the shell were piped with butter cream.

Coolest Homemade Tortoise Birthday Cake

Homemade Tortoise Birthday Cake

I received a phone call asking me if I could make a birthday cake at the last minute. Thinking that they wanted a plain decorated cake, I agreed. But then came the bombshell: “Can you make me a tortoise?”. Well, this was on a Wednesday and she wanted the cake by Friday. So it was … Read more