Last Minute Pumpkin Man Halloween Cake

Last Minute Pumpkin Man Halloween Cake

Over a few cups of coffee I made 31 different size pumpkins out of fondant for this last minute Halloween cake. While the chocolate mud cake baked away, I sculpted the coolest pumpkin man I  have seen with fondant also. When the cake was cooled I covered it in buttercream frosting and then I covered … Read more

Coolest Spooky Graveyard Cake

Coolest Spooky Graveyard Cake

I’ve made graveyard cakes in the past but they never came out how I wanted them to look. So, I tried again with my Spooky Graveyard Cake and was very happy with it this time. Prepping the Cake and Accessories First, I gathered up a bunch of candies and treats for decorating the ground of … Read more

Funny Over the Hill Birthday Cake Idea

Coolest Over the Hill Birthday Cake

For my husband’s 40th birthday party I decided to go with an Over the Hill theme. I searched and searched for ideas for cakes and this is what I came up with. This cake is 2 layers of 9 by 13 cakes. After the second layer was placed, I cut out a small rectangular piece … Read more

Halloween Graveyard Cake

Halloween Graveyard Cake

Using fondant mold and color the tombstones, ghosts, skulls and arms on a toothpick (make at least 8 of each). I then crush/pulverize dark cookies to look like dirt (I like to use Oreo’s). I frosted the cake with green frosting and on the top, after frosting, touched with the side of a knife and pulled up to … Read more

Funny 50th Birthday Graveyard Cake

Funny 50th Birthday Graveyard Cake

My mother turned 50 2 years ago. At 40 she had her 1st birthday cake ever (because her birthday is on Thanksgiving). She cried so hard over a plain cake I knew I had to do something good for her 50th. Well I also make chocolates  and have lots of molds for Halloween.  So I  broke out the … Read more

Coolest Cemetery Worker Birthday Cake

Homemade Cemetery Worker Birthday Cake

This Cemetery Worker Birthday Cake I made for a co-worker’s birthday at the cemetery that I was working at. I used the butter cream icing recipe from the Wilton website. I also used the butter cake recipe from their website. I made all of the decorations on the cake out of fondant. The only thing … Read more

Coolest Homemade Graveyard Cake Ideas and Photos 7

This graveyard cake is a 1/4 sheet cake for a friends Halloween birthday. I frosted it with store bought icing because it is creamier and easy to work with. I spooned a small amount out for each grave to make it look like a fresh grave and then covered that with crushed chocolate cookies. For … Read more

Cool Homemade Graveyard Cake

Homemade Graveyard Cake

I made this graveyard cake for my nephew’s birthday which is in October. He was having a party with some friends and wanted a “cool & scary ” cake. I baked a chocolate cake and frosted it with homemade chocolate whipped icing. I then topped it off with a haunted house that I put together(from … Read more

Coolest Homemade Graveyard Cake Ideas and Photos 8

For this Graveyard cake I used 2 box mixes and store-bought frosting. It worked fine. I did follow the directions for decorating. You have to bake the cakes in a 13-by-9-by-2-inch pan, an 8-inch ovenproof bowl and a 6-inch loaf pan. Decorating the Graveyard cake: I used orange frosting, green gumdrops, chocolate graham crackers, chocolate … Read more

Coolest Birthday Casket Cake

Homemade  Birthday Casket Cake

This Birthday Casket Cake I made for my uncle who was turning 45. Previously I had done an over the hill themed cake, so I wanted to do a one foot in the grave cake. That idea did not work out so well when I tried to find a way to get Ken to stand … Read more

Cool Homemade Halloween Graveyard Scene Cake

Homemade Halloween Graveyard Cake

This Halloween Graveyard Cake is a chocolate cake with ganache frosting. The Frankenstein is made from marshmallows. The spider’s legs are pretzels and his body is a cake ball with chocolate sprinkles to resemble fur. The tombstones, cats, pumpkins, ghosts are all sugar cookie dough. The mummy is a mini cupcake. The moon and bats … Read more

Coolest Homemade Graveyard Cake Ideas and Photos 9

Here are two cake ideas I came up with for my daughters annual Halloween party – a pumpkin cake and a graveyard cake. The pumpkin cake is simply a yellow cake made in a bunt pan. I used white icing with yellow and red food coloring to make the orange. The stem is created with … Read more

Coolest Cars Graveyard Cake

Homemade Cars Graveyard Cake

This Cars graveyard cake was a birthday cake for a 9 year old boy. He loves Cars and his birthday was on Halloween. So I combined them. The “grave yard” was made from brownie mix that was hallowed out. The Cars characters were pre-purchased and wrapped in paper tape and everything else was edible…colored coconut … Read more

Coolest Haunted Graveyard Cake

Homemade Haunted Graveyard Cake

This homemade haunted graveyard cake was made out of two devils food chocolate cakes and I made a chocolate fudge frosting with coconut mixed in. I put a thin layer between the cake then coated the cake with it. To create the dirt on top I used toasted coconut, crushed almonds, and crushed thin mint … Read more

Coolest Homemade Graveyard Cake Ideas and Photos 10

This is a two layer 8″ round spice Graveyard cake with cream cheese frosting which was airbrushed black/brown. The tombstones are Vienna Fingers cookies iced in gray, and the ghost is rice krispies treat covered with fondant. Edible rice paper leaves decorate the sides; and I added candy pumpkins all around. The hand’ and Happy … Read more

Coolest One Foot in the Grave Cake

Homemade One Foot in the Grave Cake

This cake is the result of a request for the theme “One foot in the grave.” My friend turned 43 this year, and I had no idea how to turn that into a cake. I found some ideas for a One Foot in the Grave Cake online, modified them, and came up with this. The … Read more

Coolest Graveyard Cake

50th Birthday Graveyard Cake

I made this graveyard cake for a friend’s mom. She was turning 50 and I came up with the idea for a grave symbolizing her youth. I looked for so many ideas on the net and got many ideas from many places including this site and threw it all together. I bought the fencing from … Read more

Coolest Homemade Graveyard Cake Ideas and Photos 11

This Graveyard cake was made using two 9×13 pans. I used chocolate cake mixes. It had a filling that was a can of cherry pie filling mixed with one softened cream cheese. Once these ingredients are mixed, fold in a large container of Cool Whip and spread mixture between the two layers. The icing is … Read more

Cool Homemade One Foot in the Grave Cake

Homemade One Foot in the Grave Cake

For my 40th birthday I decided to make a “one foot in the grave” cake. I made a large rectangular chocolate brownie cake with pistachio nuts and chunks of 3 colours of chocolate (I baked it in a roasting pan). This made a very firm cake which held the heavy marzipan gravestone well. I iced … Read more

Coolest Tombstone Cake

Homemade Tombstone Cake

I started this Tombstone cake with a Wilton 12×15 sheet cake pan and trimmed the upper edge to a curved shape. I iced the entire cake with light grey buttercream icing. The letters, angel, roses and leaves were molded candies made from Wilton candy melts. The angel was made from a plastic mold I found … Read more

Coolest Homemade Graveyard Cakes 0

This was a special cake for my three kids, Alison, Bj and Desteny. This cake was one of my own creations for graveyard cakes. It was Halloween Day. The ghost is icing. Frankenstein was made of marshmallow and Twix chocolate. The cake was covered with Oreo cookies. The tombs where cameo cookies.

Coolest Cemetary Cake

Homemade Cemetary Cake

I made this cemetary cake for my 3 year old son. It’s made with Betty Crocker’s German chocolate cake mix. Small gravestone shaped Hershey chocolate candybars, some store bought spider jewels, bone hands, and icing. All the kids loved it and it makes for a good Halloween party.

Coolest Halloween Graveyard Cake

Homemade Halloween Graveyard Cake

I was having a Halloween party and made this Halloween Graveyard Cake. It came out pretty cool. The head stones, skeletons, pumpkins and animals are made out of fondant (make all the fondant figures a couple of days prier to assembly). I used butter cream for the grass and crushed chocolate animal cracker cookies for … Read more

Creepy Homemade Graveyard Cake

Graveyard Cake

On a 1/4 sheet double layered chocolate cake, I iced the entire graveyard cake with white buttercream. I covered the top of the cake in Oreo cookies to create the dirt effect. To make the fence, I placed parchment paper down and created a fence with melted chocolate. When it dried, I simply placed it … Read more