Coolest Homemade Elmo Birthday Cakes 2

This is an Elmo cake I made for my nephews first birthday. He loves Elmo and this was his personal cake for him to smash and enjoy all for himself! I used a 6″x3″ cake pan, the Wilton recipe for basic butter cake and Wilton’s buttercream recipe (with half butter and half shortening). I mixed … Read more

Coolest Elmo Cake

Elmo Cake

My daughter has adored Elmo since she was about 4 months old so I knew that would be the ‘theme’ for her 1st birthday. Being a busy working mom, I had originally planned to buy a cake until my sister-in-law pointed out that baking was half the fun. So I started planning the Elmo cake … Read more

Coolest Homemade Elmo Birthday Cake

Homemade Elmo Birthday Cake

I made this Elmo cake for my daughter’s second birthday party. We were living in Venezuela at the time and I could not get my hands on an Elmo cake pan. I found a picture online of Elmo and my husband used an overhead projecter to enlarge it. We then traced it onto wax paper … Read more

Adorable Homemade Elmo Sheet Cake

Homemade Elmo Cake

My son’s school was having a year end party and many of the kids really like Elmo. I searched and found an appropriate picture for the cake top and made the Elmo cake. The cake is an 11X15 double layer marble cake. I always use the Dr. Oetker cake mixes for my cake because they … Read more

Easy Homemade Elmo Birthday Cake

Homemade Elmo Birthday Cake

My daughter’s 1st birthday cake had to be an Elmo Birthday Cake, since she cheered every time he appeared on TV. I have never made a character cake before, and I just followed a picture I had of him. I used Wilson frosting red, black, white, and orange. Next, I used the star tip for his … Read more

Coolest Elmo Birthday Cake Photos and How-To Tips 5

I prepared this Elmo birthday cake as a normal 2-layer cake; I used two round 9-inch cake pans. I then used food coloring in frosting, Oreo Cookies for eyes, and a lump of frosting with orange food coloring for a very sweet nose.

Coolest Elmo Cake Photos and How-To Tips 9

The Elmo cake was made for my sons 2nd birthday. My Aunt and Mom are very talented but have not had any formal training. All they did to make the cake was found a picture to go from and then worked there magic. I thought I would submit the photo just to help other people … Read more

Coolest Homemade Elmo Birthday Cakes 3

I used a large round cake pan and large cupcake pan for this Elmo cake. I cut one of the large cupcakes in half and placed them on each side of the round cake to make an oval. I filled in the gaps with frosting. The kids liked it. I placed two large cupcakes at … Read more

Elmo Cake

Elmo Cake

Here’s my attempt at a 3D Elmo Cake. Body: I used the Wilton 3D teddy bear cake mold. I shaved off the ears and muzzle. Carved out a mouth where black frosting would go. Eyes: I used gumpaste to roll the eyes and piped on black buttercream dots for the eyes. Attach with toothpicks. Nose: … Read more