Harvest Cake for Thanksgiving

Harvest Cake for Thanksgiving

This harvest cake was for my daughter-in-law’s birthday. I started watching Ace of Cakes and decided I would like to try my hand at decorating cakes for my family. I should have used Rice Krispy treats for the base for the pumpkins. I had no idea how heavy fondant could be. The top layer of … Read more

Coolest Homemade Pumpkin Patch Cake

Coolest Homemade Pumpkin Patch Cake

Well, let me start by saying that this pumpkin patch cake had to be one of my most favorite cakes to make ever! I absolutley love fall and pumpkin season. This cake was made for my cousin’s daughter’s 1st birthday party at… where else, but a pumpkin patch. The Cake Everything on this cake was … Read more

Coolest Pumpkin Wedding Cake

Coolest Pumpkin Wedding Cake

This pumpkin wedding cake was definitely my most challenging, yet rewarding cake. Everything went perfect through the decorating process. I was so incredibly proud of this massive, amazing cake. It was literally so large that the pan used to bake the layers for the bottom pumpkin wouldn’t even allow my oven to close. That was … Read more

Coolest Pinata Pumpkin Birthday Cake

Coolest Pinata Pumpkin Birthday Cake

A pumpkin seemed the perfect cake for a 5 yr old’s birthday party just before Halloween. I used two bundt cake pans and then a third 9 in. round. I stacked one bundt upside down then the 9 in. round on top of that then the second bundt cake right side up for the top. All the … Read more

Pumpkin Birthday Cake Using the Wilton Pumpkin Cake Pan

Pumpkin Birthday Cake Using the Wilton Pumpkin Cake Pan

This cake was fun to make. I made it for my cousin’s birthday that is really close to Halloween, which is a day they love. I started with Wilton Pumpkin Pan and then went to work. I used classic vanilla cake with vanilla and chocolate icing. I used a sour lollipop and green sugar crystals … Read more

Coolest Fall Pumpkin Birthday Cake

Coolest Fall Pumpkin Birthday Cake

I had a fall/pumpkin theme cake for my daughter’s 8th birthday! I made a half sheet and used the tip that pipes icing to look like grass. I covered the half sheet with butter cream icing tinted green for the grass.  The small pumpkin on top was made with a 3D pumpkin pan. I tinted … Read more

Itty Bitty Baby Pumpkin Baby Shower Cake

Itty Bitty Baby Pumpkin Baby Shower Cake

My cousin called wanting a stroller cake. So I started it and the next day walked in and found the hood I made out of royal icing collapsed. I called her and told her so we came up with this idea.  A baby in a pumpkin. I used a soccer ball 2 piece pall pan … Read more

Coolest Pumpkin Cake for a 5-Year-Old Girl

Coolest Pumpkin Cake for a 5-Year-Old Girl

I created this pumpkin cake for a girl’s 5th birthday party. I baked a half sheet cake then made rice crispy treats and cut out the cake where the pumpkin was going to sit and inserted a section of the rice crispy to hold the weight of the pumpkin. I baked cake in two bundt … Read more

Fall Pumpkins Cake

Fall Pumpkins Cake

This fall pumpkin cake was made for my sister’s birthday. The pumpkins are actually buntdt cakes covered in fondant with fondant flowers, acorns and leaves. The shinier leaves are isomalt leaves I made after I made the mold for them. The bottom is a single layer cake covered in dark chocolate cookie crumbs to make it look … Read more

Coolest Pumpkin Cake

Homemade Pumpkin Cake

This Pumpkin Cake is a chocolate wedding cake I did for a close friend of mine. Firstly I cooked 6 round cakes and stacked them up, filled in between each one with thick choc butter cream then carved the cake into a pumpkin shape. When covering with icing I pushed it up to give the … Read more

Coolest Pumpkin Cake

Pumpkin Cake

This was my first attempt at making a fondant cake. Next time I do a cake in fondant, I will try something less ambitious. I made 2 pumpkin spice bundt cakes and inverted one on top of the other. I did a crumb coat in buttercream frosting and then laid on the layer of orange … Read more

Coolest Homemade Pumpkin Cake Ideas and Photos 3

I got my idea because as a family tradition we get together every year to go pumpkin picking and than back to carve them out. I wanted to make a pumpkin cake to take a dessert so I searched it out on the net and asked a baking friend what ideas she had for me. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Pumpkin Cakes 7

I made this cake for my sister in-law for a Halloween party at work in an adult foster home. The great pumpkin, the biggest one, I used two chocolate bunt cake pans. The frosting is buttercream I made. For the hay bales I used peanut butter chips and La Choy noodles. Melt the peanut butter … Read more

Coolest Halloween Cake Jack O Lantern

Halloween Cake Jack O Lantern

This Halloween Cake Jack O Lantern was a 9″ cake. I used box mix. Frosted it with chocolate frosting and then got a bag of M&M’s the Holiday special ones and decorated it like a Jack o Lantern. How I created the face was by playing around with the M&M’s on a plate first. It’s … Read more

Coolest Pumpkin Cake

Homemade Pumpkin Cake

I made two butter pecan bundt cakes for this pumpkin cake. Then evened them out and placed them one top down then filled with butter cream icing and placed the other top side up. I then put a crumb coat on and placed in the fridge for a couple of hours. I took back out … Read more

Coolest Homemade Pumpkin Cake Ideas and Photos 4

I made this pumpkin cake for Halloween. I used: 2- Reg. Box cake mix, Orange, black, and green coloring, Wilton buttercream icing, and a Bunt cake pan. I baked 2 bunt cakes. I cut the top off of both. I put the first bunt cake upside down. I put vanilla pudding in the middle and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Pumpkin Cakes 8

I make these adorable Pumpkin Cakes every year for my sons class and they are a huge hit! I use the Wilton Pumpkin Cookie Pan and the cookie sticks. I follow the Sugar Cookie recipe that comes with the pan and it works beautifully. Simply place the cookie stick in the dough before baking it. … Read more

Coolest Halloween Pumpkin Party Cake Design

Halloween Pumpkin Party Cake Design

I made this Halloween Pumpkin Party Cake Design for one of my uncle’s for a Halloween party he was having. He had purchased some party invitations and favors from a party store and wanted me to create a cake that followed the theme of his party. I used the invitation as my guide for the … Read more

Coolest Pumpkin Cake

Homemade Pumpkin Cake

I made this pumpkin cake double layered to add thickness. I used the Wilton Jack-O-lantern pan #2105-2059. I iced a rather thick coat in between layers as well. Smooth layered cake to look like vertical lines (to resemble the curves of the pumpkin). I placed a green ice cream cone into the top for the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Pumpkin Cake Ideas and Photos 5

This picture is my daughters 5th birthday cake. She wanted a Halloween party, so thats just what she got. She kept saying she wanted a pumpkin, but I knew it wouldn’t be enought to feed everyone. So…. I made a 10 in 2-layer plus an 8 inch, 2-layer. I Iced it green, and decorated it … Read more

Coolest Homemade Pumpkin Cakes 9

**Make sure to grease the bowls well** I used two box cake mixes (prepared as directed) and baked the pumpkin cakes in a 2-quart round casserole ovenproof bowl for about one hour and 10 minutes each on 325 degrees or until toothpick comes out clean. Let them cool and remove from bowls. Mix yellow and … Read more

Coolest Halloween Pumpkin Cake Design

Homemade Halloween Pumpkin Cake Design

I started with two boxes of spice cake mix, a 15 oz. can of pumpkin, two boxes of vanilla pudding, 6 eggs, 1 cup of water, 1 cup of canola oil, 3 tsp. of cinnamon and 1 tsp. of nutmeg. Then baked two bundt cakes from the mixture for 40 min. I then froze both … Read more

Coolest Pumpkin Cake

Homemade Pumpkin Cake

I made this Pumpkin Cake for the teachers during conferences. I used a boxed spice cake mix and added pumpkin puree and 3 eggs instead of water and oil. Then decorated with tinted frosting and made leaves out of fondant that I painted with food coloring.

Coolest Homemade Pumpkin Cake Ideas and Photos 6

This Jack OLantern pumpkin cake was from the Wilton pan & recipe. It is easy to bake following the Wilton directions (30 minutes exactly in the oven worked best) but I recommend using a white/yellow cake and not chocolate. The darker cake was much harder to decorate because of the crumbs and the dark cake … Read more