Cool R2D2 Cake

Cool R2D2 Cake

I make this cake for my son’s birth day. He is star wars collector. So I wanted to make a real outstanding cake that make his eyes blink and his moutn wide open. But I didn’t have an idea of what to do. I went to bed and thats how the idea came to my … Read more

Awesome R2D2 Star Wars Cake

Awesome R2D2 Star Wars Cake

I’m very new to cakes so when my son came to me and said he wanted a R2D2 Star Wars cake for his birthday, I felt panicked. I thought no way can I make R2D2. After I wrapped my head around it and thought, “let’s give it a try,” I decided to take it one step … Read more

Coolest 4th Birthday R2D2 Cake

Coolest 4th Birthday R2D2 Cake

My son decided he wanted an R2D2 birthday, and of course there are no R2D2 party supplies, only complete Star Wars options. So, I decided to try and make him an R2D2 cake. I was really nervous at first that it was just going to look horrible. I ended up finding a toy of my … Read more

Awesome Homemade R2D2 Baby Shower Cake

Awesome R2D2 Baby Shower Cake

I was asked by a friend to make her daughter a baby shower cake, but there was a twist. It was a Star Wars themed baby shower! What!?! I was totally clueless on what to make. I have to be honest, she came up with the idea for this R2D2 baby shower cake. It was … Read more

Awesome Freestanding R2D2 Cake – Entirely Homemade!

Awesome Freestanding R2D2 Cake - Entirely Homemade!

My good friend from high school wanted to surprise his 4 year old Star War fanatic son with the ULTIMATE cake…..R2D2!!  Making this cake was very labor intensive, over 60+ hours to make, start to finish.  I first made a template for the legs and cake base. I measured the legs and the diameter for … Read more

R2-D2 Cake

R2-D2 Cake

I baked 7 layers in an 8-9 inch cake pan. I also baked one layer in a metal bowl for the top. I froze all the layers overnight for better shaping the next day. As I stacked the layers I spread buttercream frosting between all the layers to help hold everything together. I shaped everything … Read more

Coolest R2D2 Birthday Cake with Jawas

Coolest R2D2 Birthday Cake with Jawas

My son didn’t just want a R2D2 cake for his 6th birthday, he wanted Jawas as well. After thinking about the best way to do it, I decided to make the main cake R2D2 and just have Jawa cupcakes surrounding it. R2D2 was relatively easy, it didn’t need to feed a lot so I just … Read more

Coolest R2-D2 Birthday Cake

Coolest R2-D2 Birthday Cake

“What kind of cake do you want me to make you for your birthday this year,” I asked my son. “I want a Star Wars cake!” he replied. “Do you want me to pick something and surprise you with it?” I asked. “YES!” was his reply. And so the adventure began. A Google search for … Read more

Simple R2D2 Cake

Simple R2D2 Cake

I did this simple R2D2 cake by first making two 8X11 sheets. I used one for the body and the other one for the head and arms. Before cutting them I had previously measured and cut the right proportions for everything. I highly recommend doing that! Also make sure you freeze your cake before cutting. Next … Read more

Unbelievable Fondant-Free R2D2 Cake

Unbelievable Fondant-Free R2D2 Cake

I made this R2D2 cake for my husband who is a big R2 fan.  I haven’t made a 3D cake before so it was always going to be a challenge!  Also, my husband doesn’t like fondant icing so I had the pleasure of having to use butter cream icing to decorate it. It took two days to … Read more

Cool R2-D2 Birthday Cake

Cool R2-D2 Birthday Cake

Make 2 sponge cakes (26x23cm) and freeze them overnight to make cutting easier when making this R2-D2 birthday cake. Remove from freezer and cut while frozen, on morning of party. Cut legs and body extension out of one cake. Place on foiled tray and add rolling iceing (blue and white needed). Make red and silver colours … Read more

Cool DIY R2D2 Star Wars Cake

Homemade R2D2 Star Wars Cake

My son is obsessed with Star Wars and LOVED this R2D2 Star Wars Cake. It turned out to be way bigger than I thought it would be and took some time, but it was worth it. I used Rice Krispy treats to form the legs and covered with Marshmallow Fondant that I made. The body … Read more

Coolest R2D2 Birthday Cake

Homemade R2D2 Birthday Cake

I decided to make an R2D2 cake for my son’s 5th birthday. He wanted a Lego star wars theme and I felt like it was the “friendliest” and most unique character to make a cake out of. After seeing cake pans going for a minimum of $35 on eBay, I decided to shape my own … Read more

Coolest R2D2 Cake

R2D2 Cake

This R2D2 cake is made of 4 9″ round cakes and for the top I baked the cake in a large Pyrex bowl. Since I knew that the cake wouldn’t hold itself, I formed the bottom part of the cake with a piece of cardboard. I cut a circle out of cardboard and used it … Read more

Coolest R2D2 Birthday Cake

Homemade R2D2 Birthday Cake

I made this R2D2 Birthday Cake for my 3 year old’s birthday. He loves Star Wars, and wanted an R2D2 cake. We weren’t going to be feeding a lot of people so I decided to make the body and legs out of Styrofoam and wrap it in fondant. The head is double chocolate marble cake, … Read more

Coolest Red R2D2 Birthday Cake

Homemade Red R2D2 Birthday Cake

For my son’s 8th birthday, he wanted an R2D2 cake (yes, I know he’s supposed to be blue, but bday boy wanted a Red R2D2 Birthday Cake). I baked 3 cakes in 9-inch round pans and froze them. After the cakes were frozen, I simply staked them and frosted them using white buttercream frosting. I … Read more

Simple Homemade R2D2 Cake

R2D2 Cake

This is a cake I did for my son’s Star Wars themed 7th birthday party, Just by chance my mom had a Wilton R2D2 cake pan from when my brother was little. I followed the directions I found on the Wilton website and it was a huge hit.

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I made three batches of buttercream icing and used every drop (this I also did beforehand so I could spend one night assembling). I used a Pyrex bowl for the top of the cake, since I dont own a pan like that. It worked great. To smooth the white icing on R2’s body I just … 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 R2D2 Birthday Cake

Homemade  R2D2 Birthday Cake

I have not worked with frosting much so I knew that would be challenge. I was trying to come up with ways to “cheat” to avoid issues with my lack of experience. As I came up with a few ideas I decided to decorate with candy instead of frosting. This R2D2 Birthday Cake was a … Read more

Coolest R2D2 Birthday Cake

Homemade R2D2 Birthday Cake

My husband loves Star Wars and what a better way to celebrate than with an R2D2 Birthday Cake. The cake is chocolate and was baked in a 12×18 square pan. The arms are made out of rice krispies. Using the sketches that I made as a guideline, I cut the cake away and formed the … Read more

R2D2 Cake

R2D2 cake

My son wanted a Star Wars party for his 5th birthday, and was requesting that I make an R2D2 cake. I Googled “R2D2 cake”, and the search led me to this site. With some great examples of previous cakes made, I was able to put my son’s cake together. There’s only so much “originality” I … 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