Coolest Shrek Birthday Cake

Topsy Turvey Shrek cake

A friend of mine was having a Shrek themed party for her son and asked if I could help her out with a cake. I jumped at the chance. Not only did she want Shrek on the cake, she wanted it to be a Topsy Turvy cake. This would be my first Topsy Turvy cake … Read more

Coolest Shrek Cake Photos and Tips 3

I was inspired by the picture of the Shrek trunk for this Shrek cake. I used a 14″ round pan for the bottom, one 8″ round and the middle of a bundt cake (for the tree) and a few cupcakes (just whatever batter you have left from two cake mixes). I cut the top of … Read more

Coolest Shrek Character Cake Photos and Tips 0

First I baked a slab cake for the Shrek character then using a template of Shreks head I cut out the basic outline. I then cut rough guidelines of the image into the cake and iced the cake as if I was painting a picture. The nose, eyebrows and lips were all molded out of … Read more

Coolest Shrek Cake Photos and Tips 4

I made this Shrek cake for a six year old little boy. I used the Wiltons “animal cracker” pan for the shape of Shreks head. I made the eyes, nose, ears and backdrop of mouth all out of fondant. To make eyeballs I used jawbreakers and than molded the fondant around them. For the teeth … Read more

Coolest Shrek Cake Photos and Tips 5

I used three Wilton cake molds (a flower-power pan, castle pan and a baby carriage pan) to create a rough curvy landscape for this Shrek cake. In truth you could use any two to three pans as long as they have lots of curves/angles in the borders. I put the flower and baby carriage molds … Read more

Coolest Shrek Character Cake Photos and Tips 2

My son wanted a Shrek character birthday cake but none of the local bakeries carried any Shrek designs anymore. So I decided I would make a Shrek cake at home. After watching the movie again I decided to try to make Shreks tree stumps house next to a little swamp. I started with a regular … Read more

Coolest Shrek Cake Photos and Tips 6

My two year old is obsessed with everything Shrek. I had been looking at a Shrek cake on this site and wanted to do something different so I chose the ogre triplets from Shrek the Third. My little boy also loves Gingy so we made gingerbread cut-outs together complete with broken legs stitches and the … Read more

Coolest Shrek Cake Photos and Tips 7

I used two boxes of Betty Crocker white cake mix for this Shrek cake. I only ended up using a cake and a half. Everyone commented how delicious and moist this cake was. I have found that it is the best for birthday cakes. The icing was made from 8-10 cups powdered sugar, three fourth … Read more

Coolest Shrek Character Cake Photos and Tips 4

I made this Shrek character cake for my friend’s daughter for her 3rd birthday. I started with an 11×15 sheet cake frosted with buttercream tinted green and lavender for the border. I built the little “Shrek Shack” out of graham crackers and glued it together with royal icing. The shack dried for a few days … Read more

Coolest Shrek Cake Photos and Tips 8

My son is Shrek obsessed so what could be better than to make him a Shrek cake! I made the castle by making sheet cakes, freezing then carving. The towers are simple round cakes stacked with a dowel to support and the rectangle castle is one and a half 9×13 pans cut in half. Make … Read more

Coolest Shrek Character Cake Photos and Tips 5

My son really wanted a Shrek character cake for his 3rd birthday; for months thats all he talked about. I ran out of time to purchase an actual Shrek “cake topper” and no bakery was offering Shrek-themed cakes at the time. I went to Toys-R-Us and purchased the last Shrek toy on their shelves. It … Read more

Coolest Shrek Character Cake Photos and Tips 6

My little boy LOVES Shrek, so for his 2nd Birthday I made this Shrek character cake. The base of the cake is just a regular 9×13-inch cake pan frosted with butter cream frosting and piped with a grass tip. Shreks Garlic carriage is cake baked in a large muffin tin. It is frosted with butter … Read more

Coolest Shrek Character Cake Photos and Tips 7

I started with a rectangular cake. I printed the image off on the computer, and placed it on to the cake. I carved around the paper to shape the cake. Then, I iced the Shrek cake using butter cream icing.

Coolest Shrek Character Cake Photos and Tips 8

My son was about to celebrate his 3rd birthday and all he wanted was a Shrek character party!! I had to be creative with the cake since no one had any type of Shrek character pan or PLAN for cakes. I used my small mixing bowl as the pan to bake in. I did two … Read more

Coolest Shrek Character Cake Photos and Tips 9

I had a friend whose little girl loved Shrek, so when her birthday came around I thought I could do a Shrek character cake. All I used was a round cake pan and a star tip to fill in the face. I used black licorice to make the eyebrows. To make the horns I cut … Read more

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This is a mudpie swamp cake for a Shrek character 2nd birthday party. I used a chocolate fudge cake mix and chocolate fudge frosting, with canned green icing accents. The swamp was cut out of the cake with a pumpkin carving knife (I used the pumpkin carving saw because it is tiny and easiest to … Read more

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My nephew is crazy over Shrek so he had to have a Shrek cake. I made a 1/4 sheet cake and frosted it with brown butter cream frosting. The trees are made of large pretzels as the trunk; small pretzels for the limbs then I used marshmallows frosted with green butter cream frosting (make sure … Read more

Coolest Shrek Cake Photos and Tips 1

My friend made this Shrek cake for my daughters birthday party. She took a 3D bear mold and manipulated it to make Shrek. She used candles for the ears then covered them with icing. She used the normal cake type for this. I couldn’t believe how well it turned out.s birthday party. She took a … Read more

Coolest Shrek Cake Photos and Tips 2

A friend of the family was having a first birthday party for her triplets! She was going with a Shrek theme; the invitations actually had the Shrek babies playing in mud. So I tried to duplicate the invitation on this Shrek cake. This cake also allowed each baby to have their own cake to tear … Read more