Coolest Jack and Sally Cakes for my 16th Birthday

Coolest Jack and Sally Cakes for my 16th Birthday

I started these Jack and Sally cakes early in the day, I just made two round cakes, it took about an hour. I then got out two cans of white icing, then a few special tipped icing packets to create the hair, eyes, mouths, noses, eye lashes, and scars. My then boyfriend, Tyler, created the … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington Cake

Jack Skellington Cake

I have never made a decorative cake before, this was my first. My son loves Jack and I thought this Jack Skellington cake would make for a great 5th birthday cake. I came online and found this site. I started with two circle cakes and two rectangles. I stacked the circles and laid the rectangles … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington Birthday Cake

Homemade Jack Skellington Birthday Cake

My 14 year old daughter wanted a NMBC Birthday party and didn’t want a store bought cake. Being the creative dad that I am I jumped on the chance to make a cake for her even though I’ve never baked a cake before or even decorated one. I found this page during my research for … Read more

Coolest Jack Cake

Homemade Jack Cake

This Jack Cake is the birthday cake my sister made me for my 21st birthday! I personally think she did an amazing job, seeing as Jack is my fave character in the world!! I’m really happy with how it turned out! The top layer of the cake was chocolate (YUM!) and the bottom vanilla and … Read more

Jack Skellington Cake

Jack Skellington

I started this Jack Skellington cake by making one 1/4 sheet vanilla and 1/4 chocolate and iced them together with buttercream icing to make a flat surface. I put the cake briefly in the freezer to harden the icing so that it is easier to smooth (especially the sides) but not too long or it … Read more

Cool Homemade Jack Skellington Cake

Jack Skellington Cake

For this Jack Skellington cake I took a Barbie castle cake from Wilton and painted it black and silver. I was trying to get a haunted house effect. My son loves Jack Skellington so I bought figurines to put around the haunted house.

Coolest Jack Skellington Birthday Cake

Homemade Jack Skellington Birthday Cake

My son loves Jack, I made it for his 6th birthday, This was my first big cake.For the head I used 2 round cakes, the body 1 long cake pan, the bow tie is construction paper. The frosting I bought from Target, they have the different color tubes and gel for the face. This cake … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington Cake

Jack Skellington Cake

This Jack Skellington cake was easier than it looks. I baked two 9×13″ cakes and one 8″ round. I bought a huge strong piece of cardboard and covered it with Christmas paper to place the cake on. The round cake is the head. One of the 9×13″ cakes is for the torso. With a sharp … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington Cake

Homemade Jack Skellington Cake

When my angel asks for a Jack Skellington cake for her birthday, hyper-cakey daddy jumps right in. Ingredients: Scissors, 2- Box yellow cake, 2- jar raspberry filling, 2- can vanilla frosting, 1 bag black Twizzlers, 1- can black fondant, 1- bat (canned), 1- 12” heart shaped pan, 2- 8” round pans. Bake cakes. Slice all … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington Cake

Homemade Jack Skellington Cake

It all started when a woman called and asked me if I could do a Jack Skellington cake that she saw on “Coolest-birthday-cakes.com”. So I fired up the laptop and checked out this site, and was inspired instantly. So I told the woman I could do one of the pictures but it wouldn’t look the … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington Cake

Homemade Jack Skellington Cake

Three years ago I made my wife a cake like this Jack Skellington Cake for her birthday. I got a request for another the other day and here it is. I was curious to see if my skills improved. I think they did. I made a base of chocolate cake with grey buttercrean frosting and … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington Cake

Homemade Jack Skellington Cake

This Jack Skellington cake was really fun to do and one of my first attempts at shaping buttercream. It is just a quarter sheet cake with Bavarian cream filling. I started with a picture I found on the internet of the title character and went from there. I realize I should have used a 8 … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington Cake

Homemade Jack Skellington Cake

My son loves the Nightmare Before Christmas and wanted a Jack Skellington cake for his 5th birthday. I made a round cake and I bought white decorator icing. I cut out a piece of paper the same size the cake was and I drew Jack’s face on it. I put a piece of baking paper … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington Cake

Homemade Jack Skellington Cake

I took Cake Decorating as one of my 5th year subjects and we were making a Halloween cake and you can’t get more Halloween than Nightmare Before Christmas. This Jack Skellington Cake is a Madeira cake made in a circular pan then cut into two with apricot jam (use any jam you wish) and vanilla … Read more

Coolest Nightmare Before Christmas Birthday Cake

Homemade Nightmare Before Christmas Birthday Cake

I made this Nightmare Before Christmas Birthday Cake for my daughter’s 3rd birthday as she loves The Nightmare Before Christmas. The bottom cake is an orange-vanilla cake with orange butter frosting. The top one is a three layered chocolate and vanilla checkerboard cake also with butter frosting. Each layer was frosted a different color:purple, orange … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington Cake

Homemade Jack Skellington Cake

My niece wanted a Jack Skellington cake from Nightmare Before Christmas. No one had a molding. So I got some fondant and made zero and the cake and I used food coloring. I also made individual cupcakes and everyone commented on my work. As I shaped the fondant to make zero I let it get … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington Cake Photos and How-To Tips 0

This is a Jack Skellington cake made with a Cherry Chip cake with vanilla frosting. I made two 9″ round cakes, staked them and frosted with the vanilla frosting. To achieve a smooth surface I got my frosting spreader really hot and smoothed over any bumps. For the black areas I used a black frosting … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington Cake

Homemade Jack Skellington Cake

This Jack Skellinton cake was requested by my niece for her 15th birthday. It was pretty easy (more than I thought). I just made a regular 9×13 box cake and iced it with classic white icing. I bought a can of the black Wilton icing with tips to do the rest (I had the colored … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington Cake Photos and How-To Tips 1

I made this Jack Skellington cake for my friends Graduation Party. I took two 9″ cakes and stacked them then used buttercream icing to cover both layers. I dyed fondant black, rolled and cut into strips. I then placed them around the sides of the cake. I waited for the icing to set and piped … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington Cake

Homemade Jack Skellington Cake

I used a yellow cake mix so it would be easy to cover with white icing. I dipped my spreader in a glass of hot water to get the icing smooth. I spread black jell icing on the rim of a Dixie cup and squeezed it to get the oval shape for outline of the … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington Cake Photos and How-To Tips 2

The Nightmare before Christmas is the best movie ever and Jack makes a damn tasty Jack Skellington cake. Just make a round cake then the decoration is the only important bit! First cut a circle of greaseproof paper the same size as the circumference of your cake and draw Jacks face onto it. Then cut … Read more

Coolest Homemade Jack Skellington Cake

Homemade Jack Skellington Cake

This Homemade Jack Skellington Cake was made for my daughter on her 16th, she is mad about Nightmare Before Christmas and I thought I’d give it ago. I used a 12inch square Madeira cake and a 10inch round. All what you see on the cake is made from fondant icing, Jack was made in sections … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington Cake Photos and How-To Tips 3

My son was obsessed with Nightmare before Christmas so for his 5th birthday he wanted a NBC party (not an easy theme). I made this Jack Skellington cake by (a) making a round cake and frosting it white then (b) making a 13×9 cake and also frosting it white. Basically, it very much looked like … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington Cake

Homemade Jack Skellington Cake

This Jack Skellington birthday cake, was 4 12″ squares, leveled filled and iced in buttercream then covered in neon green fondant, a large contour pan was used for the basket ball inside the box, it was covered in buttercream, then fondant was folded in parts to look like tissue paper. The lid was double layers … Read more