Coolest Homemade Tow Mater Cake

My son’s 2nd birthday was fast approaching and he has made the switch from loving Mickey Mouse to adoring Disney cars. He loves Lightning McQueen but he and I both adore Tow Mater. He is so funny and my little boy Jack laughs at everything he does. Now a friend had posted a picture of her son’s Lightning McQueen cake made by … Read more

Coolest Tow Mater Birthday Cake

Coolest Tow Mater Birthday Cake

I had a lady call me asking if I could make a Mater cake for her 15 year old daughter.  I have actually never made a 3D cake like that before, so I wasn’t sure I would be able to do it. I just bought a small square pan, a 6x6x2, and baked 2 loaf … Read more

Coolest Last Minute Mater Birthday Cake

Front view of Mater.

I was asked at the very last minute by my son to make a surprise birthday cake for his best friend and could I incorporate his favorite things, his favorite movie as a kid, Cars, with Mater being his favorite character, his favorite games, Skyrim and Minecraft and his favorite series, Sherlock. Now his birthday … Read more

Cool Mator Birthday Cake

Mator Cake

This cake was created with love for my nephews birthday. He loves Mator and so I took one of his mator toys and turned four qtr. sheet cakes into the matoor sculpted cake you see. It took me about 20 hrs to complete him with all the prep on the pieces that needed to dry … Read more

Mater the Tow Truck Cake

Hi, making Mater was a big job because i had no idea what mater looked like so i got a cloouring book with a the biggest picture i could find and full colour so that i could get the detail as best as i could. Then i made 3 loaf tin cakes and started cutting the … Read more

Coolest Tow Mater Cake

Coolest Tow Mater Cake

My son loves Mater so this Tow Mater cake was my first adventurous go at making a sculptured cake for him for his 3rd birthday. All up it probably took about 7 hours to make but the reaction from everyone made it so worth it and my son absolutely loved it. I started off by using … Read more

Coolest Tow Mater Birthday Cake

Homemade Tow Mater Birthday Cake

A friend wanted Tow Mater for her little girl, so I went with black and pink checkerboard for the bottom square. The homemade Tow Mater birthday cake was made using two cakes baked in bread pans. To keep it from looking so square I use marshmallow treats to sculpt curved edges, before I iced with … Read more

Coolest Tow Mater Cake

Homemade Tow Mater Cake

For my son’s second birthday, I decided to make a chocolate mocha Tow Mater cake. This cake not only looks great, but is SUPER tasty and it was easy to decorate! The icing is a chocolate mocha butter cream icing that is super easy to spread and very quick to make. 1/2 cup of shortening, … Read more

Coolest Tow Mater from Cars Cake Ideas 8

My 3 year old requested a Mater cake for his birthday. After doing some research through the pages here of what others have done, I managed to pull it off. My first cake flopped which worked in my favor as it created just the right dip for the bonnet and tray. The I made another … Read more

Cool Homemade Tow Mater Birthday Cake

Homemade Towmater Birthday Cake

This Homemade Towmater Birthday Cake was my first attempt at a 3D cake. My youngest wanted a Tow Mater cake for his 2nd b-day. It took me a few days to finish. I used many ideas from photos to make this cake. A 9×13 cake pan was used and the body was white cream frosting … Read more

Coolest Tow Mater Cake

Tow Mater Cake

This Tow Mater cake was for my niece’s 4th birthday. She loved the movie Cars and told me that’s what she wanted. I made a chocolate cream cheese pound cake. I carved the cake and covered it in fondant, which was the first time I’d ever used fondant. It took a while to do cover … Read more

Coolest Tow Mater from Cars Cake Ideas 9

This Tow Mater (From the movie Cars) cake was a trial run for my friends son’s birthday in March and is made in a smaller scale than I will make it in March. The body of Tow Mater is made of a sponge cake which I sculptured into the shape based on a picture of … Read more

Coolest Mater Birthday Cupcakes

Homemade Mater Birthday Cupcakes

My son wanted a Cars and Mater tall tales party! I got the ideas for the Homemade Mater Birthday Cupcakes from this website and my own. I made two 8″ round cake, 1 chocolate 1 vanilla and strawberry filling then iced them with buttercream (from Wilton recipe) to decorate. I used white frosty around the … Read more

Coolest Mater Birthday Cake

Homemade Mater Birthday Cake

This Mater Birthday Cake was by request from my son who was turning 3. He wanted Mater and there’s no pan for that. I researched the web and found several ideas, including some from this great site. I used 2 loaf pans with 2 boxes of carrot cake (his favorite). One loaf was left whole … Read more

Coolest Tow Mater from Cars Cake Ideas 10

My son is a huge fan of the movie “Cars” so I made him a Cars cake. I made two pound cakes. I put one whole one down for the body and the other one I cut in half for the cab and the hood area. I just used chocolate frosting and a variety of … Read more

Coolest Tow Mater Cake

Homemade Tow Mater Cake

My grandson was turning 2 and my daughter asked me to make the cake so immediately I thought of Mater because he LOVES the movie Cars and Mater is his favorite character. I started by making two 9×13 cakes for the base, filled them with Oreo cream filling and also frosted the top with the … Read more

Coolest Towmater Birthday Cake

Homemade Towmater Birthday Cake

I started this Homemade Towmater Birthday Cake with a loaf pan and two 8×11 cakes. Also used a jelly roll pan so I could add height where I wanted and made 5 cupcakes for the wheels and one for the engine piece in the middle. Then built the basic shape looking at a 3D bath … Read more

Coolest Mater Birthday Cake

Homemade Mater Birthday Cake

My son just had his 3rd birthday and is a huge “Cars” fan so I decided to make him a “Mater” cake. I started off with two sponge cakes 12”x8”. I used one for the base then the other I cut for the front bonnet and then for the back tray. I used royal icing, … Read more

Coolest Tow Mater from Cars Cake Ideas 11

I used two cake mixes for this Cars cake, baked in regular 9×13 pan and a loaf pan (for cab). I cut rectangles out for the base and the bed of the truck. I added the loaf rectangle for cab (held together with bamboo skewers). Ice the whole cake except windows, with chocolate frosting. Ice … Read more

Tow Mater Cake

Tow Mater Cake

This was my first attempt to carve a Tow Mater cake from scratch without molds. I used some of the ideas from others on this page. I used a 12×18 sheet cake for the bottom (decorate and frost last). I used four 9×13 rectangle cakes stacked up and carved a tow truck shape from it. … Read more

Coolest 3D Tow Mater Cake

Coolest 3D Tow Mater Cake

This 3D Tow Mater Cake was made from “scrap” pieces of cake, leftover from a wedding cake I recently made. I used fondant to cover cake (also leftover from the wedding cake), and royal icing for accessories. Air brushed the colors needed and brushed on accents w/dusting powders. The sheet cake was the 2nd cake … Read more

Cool Homemade Mater Cake

Homemade Mater cake

I got this idea for a Mater cake from another submission on your page but I put my own twist on it. I did not do any carving. I used 3 cake mixes which was made in 2 8×11 pans and 3 loaf pans. I positioned the cakes to form the tow-truck and used 1 … Read more

Coolest Tow Mater Cake

HomemadeTow Mater Cake

Well, three years in a row my son has requested a Cars cake. Mater was bound to make the list eventually. This was the year. I think I put more effort into this Tow Mater cake than any to date. It was the most challenging structurally I’ve done so far. The truck body was carved … Read more

Coolest Tow Mater Cake

Coolest Tow Mater Cake

This Tow Mater Cake is frosted with butter cream because fondant and I do not get along! I used 2 half sheet cakes and cut off about 2 inches, lengthwise from each cake to make the cab. I did use homemade fondant for the windows, eyes and teeth. I used full size chocolate donuts for … Read more