Cool Lightning McQueen Birthday Cake

Cool Lightning McQueen Birthday Cake

This Lightning McQueen birthday cake was made with two pans. One borrowed pan and one round pan. It was made with a half chocolate cake and a half vanilla. This cake here took me about 8 hours to make but had a lot of fun. I took a Matchbox Lightning McQueen car and sculpted it out of … Read more

3D Cars 4th Birthday Cake

3D Cars 4th Birthday Cake

This 3D Cars 4th birthday cake was the perfect match for my Wilton 3D cake pan that I found at a garage sale! I was asked to make a birthday cake for a co-worker’s soon to be 4 year old.  He loves the Cars movies, so it was a great opportunity to use my garage … Read more

Coolest Homemade Lightening McQueen Birthday Cake

Coolest Homemade Lightening McQueen Birthday Cake

When my friend asked if I could make this Lightening McQueen birthday cake, I jumped at the opportunity to outdo any of my previous cakes. The little boy I was making it for was turning 6 and was absolutely OBSESSED with the movie Cars. The Make-a-Wish Foundation even sent this guy to Cars Land at Disney! … Read more

Coolest Lightning McQueen Cars Cake

Coolest Lightning McQueen Cars Cake

My sister asked me to bake a Lightning McQueen style car cake for a friend for her son’s 1st birthday. This is the first time I’ve made a cake for anyone  outside my family so I was really nervous but it turned out pretty cute. The friend wanted the LM cake for just her son … Read more

Race to the Deadline Lightning McQueen Birthday Cake

Race to the Deadline Lightning McQueen Birthday Cake

For my nephews 2nd birthday, I wanted to give him something besides the normal everyday gift. It took a while, but 2 days before his party, I decided to “make” him a Lightning McQueen cake (his favorite character). I was pretty good at doing “cupcake ” themes, so I figured it couldn’t be too hard. … Read more

Cool Homemade Lightening McQueen Cars Birthday Cake

Coolest Lightening McQueen Cars Birthday Cake

I started this Lightening McQueen Cars birthday cake with a two layered rectangular chocolate mud cake , a steak knife and a toy car to look at /copy.  Off I began carving bit by bit , little by little …. until I was finally satisfied with the shape. I can tell you, I thought at many … Read more

Coolest Lightening McQueen Birthday Cake

Coolest Lightening McQueen Birthday Cake

For my youngest grandson’s third birthday, at his request, we made Lightening McQueen for his Cars themed party. It was definitely a family affair with artistic contributions from his grandpa, as master scuplter, his uncle, as master decorator and me, grandma, as master baker and icer. We used two 9 x13″ cakes for the base: … Read more

Coolest Lightning McQueen Cake

My son wanted Lightning McQueen on his birthday cake this year. And of course I can’t say no. I first found this Wilton’s Cars’ pan to use, but with the size of family we have, I knew I’d need more cake. So I thought I could put Lightning McQueen on top of a sheet cake. … Read more

Coolest Lightning McQueen Cake

Coolest Lightning McQueen Cake

I baked a Lightning McQueen cake and cupcakes for a 4  year old toddlers birthday party. I made a spongecake which I carved and covered in a red fondant with all the trimmings. I also made cupcakes with the racing number on for each child that came to the party. I did it overnight. I … Read more

Coolest Lightening McQueen Birthday Cake

Coolest Lightening McQueen Birthday Cake

I made this Lightening McQueen birthday cake with 3 cakes total. Two regular long cakes for base  wrapped in red fondant. The third cake I cut  and used for top of car. I always buy my own Wilton Fondant from Michaels and make my own colors. I have the Wilton color box, and it has everything I need! … Read more

Coolest Lighting McQueen Cake

Coolest Lighting McQueen Cake

For my son’s fourth birthday he wanted a Lighting McQueen cake. After baking a couple Betty Crocker box cake mixes in two 9×11 pans, I allowed them to cool, wrapped them in  plastic wrap and put them in the freezer. Once frozen, I was able to cut, stack and carve them into the car shape. … Read more

Cool Disney Cars Birthday Cake

Cool Disney Cars Birthday Cake

This Disney Cars birthday cake  took me 4 to 5 hours to make, the base consist of two half sheet cakes stacked, then to make the car I baked one 9×13 cut in half and stacked it. Than I carved it out into the shape I wanted. I hand piped the whole base….which takes for … Read more

Coolest Lightning McQueen Birthday Cake

Coolest Lightning McQueen Birthday Cake

My hubby and myself made this Lightning McQueen birthday cake at home. We do this a lot now for friends and family. This cake was made from chocolate sponge and covered with homemade sugar paste colored red. Before we started the cake we had pre piped and flooded the run out for the Rust-eze logo on the bonnet of … Read more

Coolest Lightning McQueen Birthday Cake

Lighning Mcqueen Disney Car

I made this Lightning Mcqueen Disney Car cake for a four year old boy. The cake was chocolate with vanilla buttercream. The car was placed on a 1/4 sheet of smoothed buttercream, and frosted with buttercream-piped stars. The letters, car tires, eyes, lightning bolt and stars were fondant.

Coolest Lightning Mcqueen Cake

Homemade Lightning Mcqueen Cake

My son, Krige, wanted a Cars cake for his 5th birthday. He is a perfectionist and I knew that he wouldn’t be satisfied with a “look-a-like” Lightning McQueen “want to be cake” – it had to be perfect. The only way was to get the shape right, therefore I hired a Lightning McQueen shaped pan … Read more

Coolest Lightening McQueen Birthday Cake

Homemade Lightening McQueen Birthday Cake

This Lightening McQueen birthday cake was my second fondant cake. I made this cake for a friend’s daughter’s 3rd birthday. I am not the best at modelling so I got a coloring book picture of Lightening Mcqueen, drew a picture for my size cake, then rolled out the different colors to match the panels on … Read more

Coolest Lightning McQueen Birthday Cake

Lightning Mcqueen

My sister-in-law and I just love baking cakes for our children’s birthdays. After doing a few birthdays, we finally came to the conclusion that this cake was the most gorgeous. We made this cake for my baby boy who turned three. We got a lot of ideas from this site and here is how we … Read more

Coolest Lightning McQueen Cake

Homemade Lightning McQueen Cake

This lightning McQueen cake was relatively simple to do but took me lots of time. I used my son’s Lightning McQueen radio as a guide for this project. I cooked three 9X13 cakes. Then I cut it to match McQueen shape. I used a fourth cake (chocolate) to cut the wheels. I had trouble for … Read more

Coolest Lightning McQueen Cake

Homemade Lightning McQueen Cake

Firstly, you shouldn’t be listening to any advice I give. I don’t make cakes as such. I’m a 30 year old Australian Dad, who just makes his kids their cakes. I have no training and possibly no idea when it comes to baking. In the past I have searched the net for a cake recipe … Read more

Coolest Lightning McQueen Car Birthday Cakes 2

This is only the second character cake I made. It was for a co-workers grandson’s third birthday and he only wanted Car birthday cakes. I used the Wilton Lightning McQueen pan and the Wiltons colors to tint the icing. I outlined the details in black and white with Wilton tip#2 and then starred (tip #16) … Read more

Coolest Lightning McQueen Cake Photos and Tips 6

I made this Lightning McQueen cake for a friends grandson’s second birthday. I got the idea from the 2007 Wilton yearbook and this site. I used two boxes of rainbow bit cake mix to make two layers. I then iced half the cake in brown and half in sky blue. I added the checkered design … Read more

Coolest Lightning McQueen Cake

Lightning McQueen Cake

This Lightning Mcqueen cake was made for my son’s 3rd birthday party! I used the Wilton Lightning McQueen cake pan, however it didn’t seem enough for the large number of people that were invited. So I had the idea of making a large sheet cake for the bottom (13×9 inches I believe) and decided to … Read more