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

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

Coolest Mater Birthday Cake

Homemade Mater Birthday Cake

A friend’s Mum asked if I could please make her daughter a Mater birthday cake for her 18th birthday. This would be a huge undertaking on my part, as I like things to be done as authentic as possible, and his Rigging concerned me greatly! All I could say, was I would “try” to do … Read more

Coolest Mater Birthday Cake

Homemade Mater Birthday Cake

I made a Mater cake for our son Cameron’s fourth birthday. The base of the cake was two 9″ x 13″ cakes, layered with filling in between and frosted with buttercream. The sand was actually crushed graham crackers and the road was crushed Oreo cookies. Mater was carved from two frozen Sarah Lee pound cakes. … Read more

Coolest Tow Mater Cake

Homemade Tow Mater Cake

This Homemade Tow Mater Cake was for my boss’s nephew. This was my first attempt at carving. The cake was 4 box mixes. The first two were for the 11″x15″sheet pan, the other two were used for the two loaf cakes. I covered the sheet cake with a crumbcoat of buttercream, used crushed graham crackers … Read more

Coolest Tow Mater Birthday Cake

Homemade Tow Mater Birthday Cake

My two year old son loves Tow Mater from Disney Cars and he had requested a Tow Mater Birthday Cake. First, I thought this is the hardest cake ever to make! But to my surprise it was the enjoyable and full of surprises. So the flavor of the cake is chocolate with all the things … Read more

Coolest Tow Mater Birthday Cake

Homemade Tow Mater Birthday Cake

I started the Tow Mater birthday cake with a Wilton 3-D Cruiser cake pan and a 4×8 loaf pan. I used a pound cake recipe as the texture makes it easier to cut and trim. I cut the Cruiser cake just behind the front window and attached the loaf cake with a dowel rod from … Read more

Coolest Tow Mater Birthday Cake

Homemade Tow Mater Birthday Cake

When I asked my son what he wanted for his cake for his third birthday, I was expecting him to say “chocolate”. Boy was I surprised when he asked for Lightning McQueen and Tow Mater from the movie Cars. So I try to clarify: ” you mean a cake with toy cars on top, right?”. … Read more

Coolest Tow Mater Birthday Cake

Homemade Tow Mater Birthday Cake

I made this Tow Mater cake for my son’s 2nd birthday. Cooper loves the Cars movies and especially Mater. I think his first words were “Dad Gum!”. Lol. I started by making the towing system out of fondant mixed with gumpaste. I used dowel rods in the middle to keep them straight and just sculpted … Read more

Coolest Tow Mater 3rd Birthday Cake

Homemade Tow Mater 3rd Birthday Cake

I made this Homemade Tow Mater 3rd Birthday Cake for my son’s 3rd birthday. Tow Mater was made from two 9 x 13 pound cake loaves. Pound cake is denser and easier to carve and use for shaped 3D cakes. I froze both loaves. I then cut one loaf to use for the cab and … Read more

Coolest Mater Birthday Cake

Homemade Mater Birthday Cake

We made this Mater birthday cake for my son’s 2nd birthday and it was our first attempt with rolled fondant. It was well worth the end result and a little bit of trail and error. The cake is a box cake and any icing used is “decorators icing”. We started with a car cake pan … Read more

Coolest Tow Mater Cake

Homemade Tow Mater Cake

This Tow Mater Cake is my favorite cake that I have made so far. It was for a cousin’s birthday party and they requested a mater cake. I had never attempted to make a 3d cake and figured now was as good as time as any and I was very proud of the results. I … Read more

Coolest Tow Mater from Cars Cake Ideas 1

I made this Cars cake for my husbands grandfather’s 75th birthday. He loves the movie Cars and Mater is his favorite character. To get the shape for my cakes I either draw out a pattern/template (on butcher paper) or find a clip art picture on the internet. You can enlarge pictures in several different programs … Read more