Coolest Stack of Books Graduation Cake

Homemade Stack of Books Graduation Cake

My younger cousins and I decided to make a Stack of Books Graduation Cake for my mother’s college graduation. Book titles listed are courses she took! Edible gold stars hide the platform.

Cool Homemade Graduation Cake With Cap and Diploma

Jean's Graduation Cake

A friend at work was graduating college. Her manager and co-workers wanted to throw a surprise party and asked me to bake a cake. I researched the school colors of her college and got to work. The graduation cake is your basic two 8″ layer cake. The icing is a standard white butter cream. I … Read more

Cool Homemade Diploma Graduation Cake

Homemade Graduation Cake

I made this graduation cake in an 11 x 15 pan by Wilton. I used 2 white cake mixes which filled the pan well. After cooling, I cut a 3 inch strip off the top. Using that strip, I cut it into thirds. I placed one square on each corner- top left and bottom right. … Read more

Cool Homemade Red, White and Blue Graduation Cake

Homemade Graduation Cake

This Graduation Cake was for a kindergarten graduation party and my fourth “fancy” cake. I had to get into making cakes since my kid is allergic to eggs. The kids will be the class of 2023 when they graduate high school. Step one: Three days before, I made chocolate and vanilla vegan cakes, larger rounds, … Read more

Coolest Graduation Cake 20

Graduation Cake

This graduation cake was for my husband’s sister’s 8th grade graduation party. For the cake I used two 13×9 cakes, one chocolate and one yellow and put them together. For the frosting I used my own (buttercream)recipe. For the colors on the cake I used the colors of the school that she went to, yellow … Read more

Coolest Homemade Graduation Cake Ideas and Photos 8

I was asked to make two high school cakes this year, and was very disappointed with what I was able to find on line, so came up with this graduation cake.  For the cake I wrote all the graduates names on a fondant scroll.  The gold “paint” was made from luster dust and a drop … Read more

Coolest Graduation Cake

Yearbooks and Mortarboard Cap Graduation Cake

This graduation cake was made in 2008 for a friend. Bottom of cap: I baked the bottom of the cap in one-half of the Wilton ball pan (if you don’t have that pan, you could also use an ovenproof bowl). Iced it, then covered it with fondant, making the fondant come to sort of a … Read more

Coolest Graduation Open House Cake

Homemade Graduation Open House Cake

We wanted the Graduation Open House Cake for our oldest daughter’s high school graduation to be different from all the others we had seen. So we decided to theme it toward where she would be attending college rather than where she went to high school. The IU cake was a four-layer red velvet cake with … Read more

Cool Homemade White and Green Graduation Cake

Graduation Cake

I made this graduation cake for my boyfriend’s graduation. It was two 11″x15″ cakes (one white, one chocolate) placed side by side and glued together with a bit of icing. The top piece was cake baked in the top two pieces of a small tier set (5″ and 7″?). I decorated the top outside of … Read more

Coolest Homemade Graduation Cake Ideas and Photos 9

This was the second of two graduation cakes I made this year.  For this cake, first bake and frost a cake (I used white butter cream icing and chocolate cake).  For the mortarboard, I found a picture in clip art and enlarged it on the photocopier. 

Cool Homemade Graduation Cake With Fondant Flowers

Homemade Graduation Cake

This is the graduation cake I made. This is the first time I tried my hand at Fondant. Since I don’t like the taste of ready made fondant I tried making marshmallow fondant. I wasn’t sure whether it will come out right so I didn’t add any colour. Once it came out well I was … Read more

Cool Homemade Graduation Cake for a Respiratory Therapist

Homemade  Graduation Cake

My friend saw a picture online and wanted me to make a Graduation Cake for her husband. He had just graduated from a Respiratory Therapy program. The stethoscope and grad cap are made out of fondant. For the cap, I used a small piece of cardboard for the top and put the fondant on that … Read more

Cool Homemade Graduation Cake for a High School Grad

Homemade High School Graduation Cake

This graduation cake was for a High School Graduate. It is just a 1/4 Sheet cake decorated in golden yellow with red shell border. The cap is an upside down cup cake with a thick piece of black card stock on top (if its not thick enough the “glue” icing will bleed through). On top … Read more

Coolest Homemade Graduation Cake Ideas and Photos 10

Each of the 18 graduates got their own smiley face graduation cupcake.  Graduation cupcake mortarboards were made from chocolate candy melts piped onto wax paper using decorating bag and then sprinkled with black sanding sugar. Graduation cake cupcake tassels are butter cream icing strings with fruit roll-up tassels.

Cool Homemade 2 Tiered Medical Graduation Cake

Homemade Graduation Cake

This Graduation Cake I made for a doctor graduating. It was also her birthday. The bottom tier is choc biscuit cake and choc sponge and the top tier is choc sponge. I covered the entire cake with white fondant and added black fondant strips and white stripes. All the extras around the cake Stethoscope, Hypodermic … Read more

Coolest Hat and Scroll Graduation Cake

Homemade Hat and Scroll Graduation Cake

I got this task for a Hat and Scroll Graduation Cake from my child’s teacher. This is my first time I did cake decoration with plastic icing. I learnt a lot from making this one and since then I am very confident to decorate cakes with plastic icing. Few mistakes happened but it was an … Read more

Coolest Homemade Graduation Cake for an Art Student

Graduation Cake

This graduation cake was made for a high school graduate who is on her way to attend college at the Savannah College of Art & Design. The cake was made using Wilton’s square cake pans and iced in black & white buttercream. The daisies were made of royal icing and the lettering is fondant. The … Read more

Coolest Homemade Graduation Cake Ideas and Photos 11

This graduation cake was made for my daughters kindergarten graduation. This is a large decorated chocolate chip cookie. To make the cookie – prepare chocolate-chip batter. Lightly grease and flour flat cookie sheet. Trace 9″ circle in grease/flour. Spread dough in circle and bake. After the cookie cooled, I decorated mostly using the star tip … Read more

Cute Homemade Perry the Platypus Graduation Cake

Homemade Graduation Cake

I was asked to make a graduation cake using Perry the Platypus from the Disney show Phineas and Ferb. I found pictures on the internet and enlarged them. I rolled out fondant in the appropriate colors and used the pictures as templates. I replaced Perry’s fedora with a graduation cap and placed a rolled piece … Read more

Coolest Graduation Cap Cake

Homemade Graduation Cap Cake

My youngest sister was graduating High School this year and I really wanted to make her something special! I wanted to bring the whole family together with a fun party, and surprise my sister. My goal was to create a graduation cap cake that looked realistic, and still tasted delicious. I also wanted the cake … Read more

Easy Graduation Cake

Graduation Cake

This is the cake I made for my daughter’s preschool graduation. I got the ideas from this website. It is a 9 inch cake made from cake mix. I made the cap using a two-bite brownie at the bottom and cut a square from a chocolate bar for the top. I then dyed chocolate pudding … Read more

Cool Homemade Graduation Cake With Books and a Cap

Homemade Graduation Cake

I made this Graduation Cake for my best friend’s sons high school graduation. I started with two 9 x 13″ cakes and one 6″ round. I iced the round cake in chocolate icing and the “books” in butter cream tinted blue and orange leaving three sides not iced. I then placed wooden dowels, cut to … Read more

Coolest Sports Graduation Cake

Coolest Sports Graduation Cake

The graduate wanted a cake that represented her three sports. The bottom cake is a two layered 14 inch cake (chocolate and vanilla with raspberry filling). To make the soccer ball I printed a hexagon shape about the size needed, traced it with a toothpick and piped in the black. The middle layer is a … Read more