Coolest Last Minute Thomas the Train Cake

Coolest Last Minute Thomas the Train Cake

This Thomas the Train cake was requested by my grandson at the last minute. I had never made one before and didn’t have time to make the actual train. I decided to use a plastic train and make everything else homemade due to time. The bottom layer was chocolate pound cake covered in buttercream. I … Read more

Coolest Thomas the Tank Cake

Coolest Thomas the Tank Cake

A friend of mine asked me to make a cake for her grandson who loves Thomas the tank engine. This is how I started to make it. I made the engine out of blue icing, 1/2 flower paste, 1/2 fondant, this is so it is easy to model and it hardens too. I did some of … Read more

Thomas the Tank and Duplo Interactive Birthday Cake

Thomas the Tank and Duplo Interactive Birthday Cake

My grandson wanted a themed celebration for his third birthday and was obsessed with Thomas the Tank.  As a recently retired teacher who took the Wilton cake decorating course at our local craft store, I volunteered to make the cake (before I knew the theme) and when I found out about Thomas I racked my … Read more

Coolest Thomas and Friends 2nd Birthday Cake

My name is Amy and I am an in-home baker that makes/sells cakes in my spare time. I have a full-time job and 2 kids; plus I commute 160 miles round trip 5 days a week to work. Needless to say I am very busy already, but I do find time for my cakes. They … Read more

Coolest Thomas Train Birthday Cake

Thomas Train Cake

This Thomas train birthday cake was made for my nephew who turns 2 today, 8th July 2013. He is a big fan of Thomas and friends. I  used a Thomas face picture to bring that feeling. It is not edible though. The cake was a half chocolate and half vanilla one. The bottom layer being … Read more

Coolest Thomas the Train Cake

Thomas the Train Cake

I made this Thomas the Train cake for my son’s 3rd birthday party which was themed Thomas the Train. I used an oval cake pan and made a homemade confetti cake with chocolate chip buttercream filling. Two days in advance, I made the rocks and railroad ties out of store bought fondant. I cut sugar … Read more

Coolest Thomas The Tank Engine Cake

Homemade Thomas The Tank Engine Cake

This Thomas The Tank Engine Cake was a lot easier to colour with regular food colouring, green much easier than blue! Use one cake mix for 2 loaf pans and one mini loaf pan. Buy two “roll” cakes, jelly or creme filled. Made 7 minute frosting (egg whites and sugar) mixed in green food colour. … Read more

Coolest Thomas the Train 3D Cake

Homemade Thomas the Train 3D Cake

This Thomas the Train 3D Cake is the first time I had every made a Thomas the Train cake! A friend wanted Thomas as the theme for her son’s 1st birthday and she just had to have a 3D cake for him to have all to himself, so I went and purchased the Wilton 3D … Read more

Coolest Thomas The Train Birthday Cake

Homemade Thomas The Train Birthday Cake

This Thomas The Train Birthday Cake and cupcakes was an easy cake to make. I got the idea from here but did a couple of things different. All you have to do is bake your cake and let it cool completely. I found the number three online, had to blow it up to make it … Read more

Coolest Thomas The Tank Engine Birthday Cake

Homemade Thomas The Tank Engine Birthday Cake

Like all three year old boys, my grandson was obsessed with Thomas the Tank Engine. So his Mom decided that Thomas would be the theme for the party. Since I have been designated his birthday cake maker, since his first birthday, I made him a Thomas The Tank Engine Birthday Cake. My daughter just wanted … Read more

Coolest Thomas The Train Birthday Cake Design

Homemade Thomas The Train Birthday Cake Design

My son, Devyn, turned 3. He said he wanted a “Thomas cake with fire”, which meant he wanted candles. I bought 2 boxes of Duncan Hines Devil’s Food Chocolate Cake and Betty Crocker Cream Cheese frosting. I had to bake the cake about an extra 20-30min in addition to the 38 min recommendation. Then I … Read more

Coolest Thomas the Tank Engine Cake

Homemade Thomas the Tank Engine Cake

I made this Thomas the Tank Engine Cake over the period of two days and it was my first attempt at a novelty cake. I had a great time!! Everything is edible! The base is an egg less vanilla base with chocolate butter cream on one side and the other side a egg vanilla sponge … Read more

Coolest Thomas the Train Cake Photos and How-To Tips 10

When I could not get my hands on the discontinued Wilton Thomas the train cake pan for my sons birthday, I decided to use a method I had tried before to make his wish for a Thomas the train cake to come true. I found a gift bag with a picture of Thomas facing forward … Read more

Coolest Thomas the Tank Cake Photos and How-To Tips 6

I did get my idea for a Thomas the tank cake from this site! And I thank you so much! I am so proud the way my cake for my sons second birthday turned out! I got rave review from all my girlfriends and even other moms going and coming from the Event place. I … Read more

Coolest Thomas Cake Photos and How-To Tips 10

This is the Thomas cake I made for my two year old son. I spent a long time getting ideas from this site, thank you everyone. I used frozen pound cake and then cut each one into four slices for the carriages. Then I cut out a space in the top of each one and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Thomas the Tank Cakes 3

This cake was for my little boys first birthday. I got the idea for this cake from this website for Thomas the Tank cakes. I tried to get the Debbie Brown book that the design came from but couldn’t so I just copied a picture as best I could using tips I also got from … Read more

Coolest Thomas the Tank Engine Cake

Thomas The Tank Engine Cake

This Thomas the tank engine cake was a very time consuming cake. I used the Wilton 3D cake pan. I cut and reshaped the cake to be more square like “Thomas” and I cut off the front grill thing cause Thomas doesn’t have that. I used Wilton paste colors to get true frosting colors, if … Read more

Coolest Thomas Birthday Cake

Homemade Thomas Birthday Cake

This is my 3rd attempt at a Thomas birthday cake. I’ve learnt that the bigger the cake, the better to design it. It gets more detail that way. I made it out of mudcake. The whole cake is from a slab of rectangular cake cut into 3 pieces, put on top of each other. Then … Read more

Coolest Thomas the Tank Engine

Homemade Thomas the Tank Engine

My son loves Thomas the Tank Engine and I was going to make a 3D cake, however Thomas’ number is 1 and my son was turning 2, so I decided to just do his face which doesn’t include his number. This Thomas the Tank Engine cake was quite simple compared to other cakes I have … Read more

Coolest Thomas The Train Birthday Cake

Homemade Thomas The Train Birthday Cake

I made this Thomas The Train Birthday Cake for my son’s 5th Birthday..Chocolate cake with chocolate icing with marshmallow fondant. I just baked a 11X18 in. cake, cut it into thirds, stacked them up and carved the train out of it. I iced it and put the fondant on it and it turned out so … Read more

Coolest Thomas the Train Scene Cake

Coolest Thomas the Train Scene Cake

This Thomas the Train Scene Cake was done for a friend of my husband who wanted a Thomas cake with a keepsake on it. I started this cake with a 10″ Madeira cake, filled with Buttercream and covered with white ready to roll fondant, also covering the cake board. I then used a new bathroom … Read more

Coolest Thomas the Train Birthday Cake

Homemade Thomas the Train Birthday Cake

I made this cake for my son’s 4th birthday. I used the 3d Wilton train pan and yellow cake mix (from a box) for the train, the base of the cake I made marble cake by filling the 11×13 pan first with yellow cake mix then making a batch of chocolate cake mix, pouring lines … Read more