Coolest Oogie Boogie Cake

Homemade Oogie Boogie Cake

I made this Oogie Boogie cake for my son’s 6th birthday. It was by far the easiest cake I ever made. Just make a round cake. I made a sponge cake, but you can use any cake you like. I chopped up strawberries into tiny pieces and mixed them with whipped cream, which I used … 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 Nightmare Before Christmas Cake

Homemade Nightmare Before Christmas Cake

I love to make cakes. Halloween is a really great time to get adventurous with baking and my kids love the Nightmare Before Christmas; we always watch the film at Halloween. This cake has two tiers, one chocolate with the crumbled flaked on the top, and one lemon with a lemon curd filling. It was … 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 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

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

Coolest Nightmare Before Christmas Cake

Homemade Nightmare Before Christmas Cake

This Homemade Nightmare Before Christmas Cake is the reason I started classes up at my local craft store. My daughter wanted a Nightmare Before Christmas ‘SALLY’ cake for her birthday. She was turning 4 and everything I was finding was a little too much on the Halloween/Morbid side. This cake was so much fun! ONLY … Read more

Coolest Nightmare Before Christmas Cake

Homemade Nightmare Before Christmas Cake

This homemade Nightmare Before Christmas cake was for a girl who likes “The Nightmare Before Christmas”, sewing & sketching. This is what I came up with. The pencil has drawn Jack & Sally and the needle & thread has sewn the heart. This is a double layer 9”x13” cake. I covered all 4 sides with … Read more

Coolest Oogie Boogie Cake

Coolest Oogie Boogie Cake Ideas and Photos

My three year old daughter was in the musical “Nightmare before Xmas” and fell in love with all the characters especially Oogie-Boogie and wanted an Oogie Boogie cake for her birthday. I looked at a picture of Oogie Boogie on the internet and cut it out to fit the cookie sheet I used. Then I … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington Birthday Cake

Homemade Jack Skellington Birthday Cake

I made this Homemade Jack Skellington Birthday Cake just this past October (2010) for my son’s 10th birthday on the 21st, though we celebrated on the 23rd so we could hold the party on a Saturday. With a birthday so close to Halloween it’s no surprise his birthday parties for the last 4 years have … 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 Nightmare Before Christmas Cake

Homemade Nightmare Before Christmas Cake

I used a 12×18 cake pan for this Nightmare Before Christmas Cake. I made it a two layer cake. The cake was a Fudge Marble cake. There is a layer of crumb buttercream frosting on the cake. I used buttercream fondant and split it into several different balls. I took each ball and dyed it … Read more