Coolest R2D2 Birthday C ake

Homemade R2D2 Birthday Cake

This R2D2 Birthday Cake was for my husband’s 40th birthday. It is three 10 inch round cakes. The top and arms are rice krispie treats covered in candy melts. Two full batches of rice krispie treats and two bags of white candy melts. They are stuck in with toothpicks. The cake required three full batches … Read more

Cool Homemade Storm Trooper Birthday Cake

Homemade Storm Trooper Birthday Cake

My son loves Storm Troopers and had a very specific color and design he wanted, so it made this Storm Trooper Birthday Cake extra special. I started with a 14 inch round cake pan which required 3 boxes of cake mix. After that was cooled and leveled I frosted it with white. I used a … Read more

Cool Homemade R2D2 Star Wars Cake

Homemade R2D2 Star Wars Cake

This R2D2 Star Wars Cake was never ever meant to be this large. It ended up being large enough to feed over 500 guests with 12 thick layers high. The cake layers were made in advance and individually frozen 2 days in advance. I had 3 different types of cake: Chocolate mud, white chocolate mud … Read more

Coolest Max Rebo from Star Wars Birthday Cake

Max Rebo from Star Wars Birthday Cake

I made 2 qty 12″ chocolate cakes for the main body of the Max Rebo from Star Wars Birthday Cake, and a bowl shaped Madeira for Max Rebo’s body and then handed over the decoration to my fella who then used chocolate buttercream icing (add a little golden syrup to make it smoother and shinier) … Read more

Coolest Yoda Birthday Cake

Homemade Yoda Birthday Cake

I got the inspiration from another Yoda Birthday Cake on this site. I used my fail safe Delia all in one cake mixture to make a round sandwich. I used the same mixture for the ears which I shaped out of 3 silver foil layers, and used the extra to make a small cake for … Read more

Coolest Star Wars Lego Death Star Cake

Homemade Star Wars Lego Death Star Cake

After finding out that no local bakeries made Star Wars Cakes I decided to make my own. My son was so excited and now all his friends and their moms want me to make this cake for them. To make the homemade Star Wars Lego Death Star cake, use a ball cake pan and prepare … Read more

Coolest R2D2 Birthday Cake

Homemade R2D2 Birthday Cake

For this R2D2 Birthday Cake I sculpted the legs from rice cereal, iced them and covered them with fondant. The body is made from six 2” high 10” round cakes that I stacked and sculpted. The cake sits on a 9” diameter platform that is bolted to the bottom board through a 4” diameter PVC … Read more

Coolest Captain Rex Cake

Homemade Captain Rex Cake

My 8 year son loves Star Wars and in particular Captain Rex. For his birthday he wanted a Star Wars Clone Wars themed party. I had no trouble finding decorations but when it came down to a Captain Rex cake, I couldn’t find anything but an edible image (which he detests) so I set out … Read more

Coolest Yoda Star Wars Cake Photos and How-To Tips 1

Shaped the feet out of green fondant and put them in place. I placed a ball of fondant on the top of the cake for his neck which I then covered on green fondant. I then thinly rolled out a rectangle of brown fondant and cut a rounded collar on one end. I then placed … Read more

Coolest R2D2 Star Wars Cakes 10

We used 9-inch round cake pans, baked 3 cakes, used a large round Pyrex bowl to create 1/2 of the dome and used a smaller metal pan to create the top of dome. We tried layering the Star Wars cakes up to 6 layers, but that collapsed. My solution was to take a large soup … Read more

Coolest Star Wars Revenge of the Sith Cake 24

Homemade Star Wars Revenge of the Sith Cake

I came here again to get ideas for my son’s favorite movie. But I ultimately came up with this Star Wars Revenge of the Sith Cake myself. He loved it and it all turned out great! I used angel food cakes cut in half diagonally for the mountain sides and angel food cups stacked for … Read more

Coolest R2D2 Cake Design

Homemade  R2D2 Cake Design

I donated my time and this R2D2 Cake Design to our local cubscouts Pinewood derby event as a “silent auction” item. R2D2 took 3 days to make. He is also 8 inches wide (including the legs, which are made out of fondant and rice crispy treats) and his body is 3 6 inch vanilla cake … Read more

Coolest Stormtrooper Birthday Cake

Homemade Stormtrooper Birthday Cake

This Stormtrooper birthday cake was my first cake completely covered in fondant. I have used it only for decoration before. This was made out of three cake mixes. One cake was baked in a 9″ x 13″ pan, the second in a 9″ sq tin and the third in a pyrex bowl. The cake was … Read more

Coolest Queen Amidala Birthday Cake

Homemade Queen Amidala Birthday Cake

My step-daughter wanted a Padme/Queen Amidala Birthday Cake for her birthday and after seeing a similar cake on here, I decided to give it a try. I used the Wilton Doll Pan and made a devil’s food cake for the skirt, and covered with a little vanilla frosting. I then covered the skirt with fondant … Read more

Coolest Han Solo In Carbonite Cake

Homemade Han Solo In Carbonite Cake

This Han Solo In Carbonite Cake was requested by a friend of mine for her husband’s 35th Star Wars themed Birthday Party. He is a Star Wars nut! It was huge. It weighed about 40 lbs and was 2 1/4 sheet cakes, one chocolate with hazelnut ganache filling and one vanilla with Swiss buttercream filling. … Read more

Coolest Chewbacca Cake

Homemade Chewbacca Cake

This Chewbacca Cake is the funnest cake I ever made! I used a Wilton hair/grass tip and looked at a photo of Chewie that I printed off of the internet. The Hub’s got a big kick out of it!

Coolest Darth Vadar Cake

Homemade Darth Vadar Cake

What to bake for a 35 year old? Obviously a Darth Vadar cake! The idea came to me from seeing the cake tin advertised on Firebox.com. My boyfriend loves all things Star Wars and I knew he would appreciate this. I was concerned about how the cake would come out in the mold so didn’t … Read more

Cool Homemade 3D Darth Maul Birthday Cake

Homemade Darth Maul Birthday Cake

I made this Homemade Darth Maul Birthday Cake for my friend’s 4 year old son’s birthday party, it wasn’t my idea. They said he loved Darth Maul. The shoulders are made of chocolate cake with chocolate butter cream filling. The head is layers of vanilla sponge with vanilla butter cream filling. I used a 3/4″ … Read more

Coolest Star Wars Light Saber Birthday Cake

Homemade Star Wars Light Saber Birthday Cake

I had ABSOLUTELY no idea how I was going to do this Star Wars Light Saber Birthday Cake. But my son LOVES “Star Wars” and really, really wanted a light saber cake. So, after a couple of months of thinking about it and discussing it with some friends, I decided that if I couldn’t find … Read more

Coolest R2D2 Birthday Cake

Homemade  R2D2 Birthday Cake

This R2D2 Birthday Cake was for my son’s 5th birthday. He was really into Star Wars. I looked at several cakes from this site to come up with my final product. I made R2D2 laying down because I thought it would be easier to serve the cake. He is completely edible. I made 3 9×13 … Read more

Coolest Captain Rex Mask Cake

Homemade Captain Rex Mask Cake

For my son’s 9th birthday we decided to go with a Clone Wars theme. We made a Captain Rex Mask cake from a 9×13 chocolate cake. We carved the elevated pieces out of an 8″ round. We used a mask template for all of the shapes and pieces. We covered it in chocolate frosting and … Read more

Coolest R2D2 Star Wars Cakes 11

After baking the Star Wars cakes, stack the 6″ round cakes – use dowel rods and a cardboard halfway up. Add the head. Cut out the arms from the 1/4 sheet cake and attach. Smooth the icing to prepare for the design. I airbrushed the design, which I think it gives it a more realistic … Read more