Coolest Homemade Panda Bear Picture Cakes and Tips 1

The stars were piped all over with a butter cream and chocolate butter cream (took a while). I left the cone insert to support the cake. The round cake board was covered in green icing and decorated with icing flowers cut out with a daisy shaped cutter. Those daisies disappeared quick as a flash! The … Read more

Coolest Homemade Panda Bear Picture Cakes and Tips 2

I used an 8″ round for the head and a 9″ pan for the body. I placed the two together and cut a little bit out of the body so the two would fit snugly. I used cupcakes for the ears and paws. This cake had several layers to make it larger but one layer … Read more

Coolest Homemade Panda Bear Picture Cakes and Tips 3

As you can see from the Panda bear picture cake, the head is the 8 inch pan and the body is the 9 inch one. I cut out a small section of the body so the two fit together. The black frosting I made with chocolate and colored black so that Id be using less … Read more

Coolest Homemade Panda Bear Picture Cakes and Tips 4

Each animal was made of different cake mixes (they were boxed cake mixes like Duncan Hines) and different icings. I wanted people to have a variety to choose from. The panda bear was iced with white icing. I had lots of compliments on the panda bear picture cake and I was very pleased with the … Read more

Coolest Kung Fu Panda Cake

Kung Fu Panda Cake

This idea for the Kung Fu Panda cake came from my local supermarket. My son had his heart set on this cake but, they wanted so much $$$ to make it, I decided to do it myself. I did order the cake toppers from the store. I started by baking a 1/4 sheet cake. When … Read more

Coolest Kung Fu Panda Cake

Homemade Kung Fu Panda Cake

After my son saw the Ace of Cake episode with the Kung Fu Panda cake I was roped into making him a Kung Fu Panda Cake of his own. I couldn’t do the huge mountain scape, but this worked out fine. Yes, everything is edible. The panda is made of gum paste. The snake is … Read more

Coolest Kung Fu Panda Cake

Homemade Kung Fu Panda Cake

The top layer of this Homemade Kung Fu Panda Cake is chocolate and the bottom yellow cake, both with vanilla buttercream. Bottom layer is covered in fondant. The mountain scenery is painted on, a combination of tinted buttercream and gels diluted with extract. I found a cake online with a similar painted scene and pretty … Read more

Coolest Kung Fu Panda Cake

Homemade Kung Fu Panda Cake

This Kung Fu Panda Cake was for my son’s second birthday. Everything is edible; using a combination of fondant, butter-cream, royal icing, and rice crispie treats. I always add a box of instant pudding mix to my cakes (the best for moisture and creamy flavor) and it adds enough moisture that you can bake the … Read more

Coolest Kung Fu Panda Cake

Kung Fu Panda Cake - Dragon Scroll

I made this Kung Fu Panda cake for my nephew Noel’s 7th birthday. He wanted Kung Fu Panda but there are not many ideas out there yet so I decided to do the dragon scroll with Happy Birthday written on it in Chinese. To make the top and bottom of the scroll, I took pretzel … Read more

Coolest Kung Fu Panda Cake

Kung Fu Panda Cake

This Kung Fu Panda cake was made for a friend’s 5 year old son. I have not seen the movie, so I searched online for pictures from the film. After settling on this one I printed it out and created a stencil. The cake is made from 3 1/2 yellow cake ( which made the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Panda Bear Picture Cakes and Tips 0

I had seen similar cakes that had star piping all over for the fur but I didnt have the patience for that. Instead I spread white buttercream icing over the face and sprinkled it with desiccated coconut for a ‘furry’ look. I did the same on the ears with black icing and black sugar (purchased … Read more