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 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

Coolest Jack Skellington Birthday Cake

Homemade Jack Skellington Birthday Cake

We didn’t need that big of a cake for my son’s birthday, so the part of this that is cake is Jack’s head. The rest was hand drawn by me. If it would have been for a larger gathering I would have done the base on a half sheet cake. Chocolate cake with homemade buttercream … 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

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 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 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

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 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 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

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

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