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 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

Coolest Homemade Pumpkin Cakes 10

My daughter turned 10 and we wanted to make something special. We created the whole casing, flowers etc. out of fondant, very easy to use. We copied the casing from pumpkin cakes pictures so as to make it look like a pumpkin. Make sure you have plenty of time to prepare the fondant colors ahead … Read more

Coolest Jack O Lantern Pumkin Cake

Jack-O-Lantern Cake

I made a Jack O Lantern pumpkin cake for my friend’s anniversary party, married on Halloween! I wanted to make something original but recognizable. I made the Jack-O-Lantern from 2 bundt pans with a 9 inch round cake in between the stacked bundt cakes. I used box cake mix, nothing fancy. I stacked the cakes … Read more

Cool Homemade Halloween Pumpkin Cake Design

Homemade  Halloween Pumpkin Cake Design

I used Betty Crocker bake and fill cake pans that come in a rounded shape. I used three cakes stacked together then using 2 tubs of frosting I mixed with food dye to make the orange color. I put one layer of frosting on then placed in the fridge overnight for the crumb coating then … Read more

Coolest Pumpkin Cake

Lil' Pumpkin Cake

I hosted a Lil Pumpkin baby shower for a friend due in October. I made this pumpkin cake from two bundt cake pans. One inverted on top of the other. An ice cream cone made a great stem once it was colored green and brown. My bundt pan made a middle hole a little larger … Read more

Coolest Homemade Pumpkin Cake Ideas and Photos 7

Eyes, nose and mouth of this pumpkin cake are tootsie rolls flattened and cut. The stem of the pumpkin cake is and ice cream cone frosted green. Two box mixes were baked in 9 in. round and metal bowl (one round and one bowl baked from each mix). I layered cakes with icing between – … Read more

Coolest Homemade Pumpkin Cakes 11

My youngest son was born on Halloween and I wanted a Halloween cake for his first birthday. To make the checkerboard pattern I used a cake pan set that I purchased at Fleet Farm. You could also make this with 3 8″ or 9″ round cakes of different flavors stacking them one on top of … Read more

Coolest Pumpkin Cake

Pumpkin Cake

I made this pumpkin cake for my sister’s 30th birthday. She insisted on having a pumpkin cake. I bought the Wilton pan and changed a few of the things on my own. Wilton suggests using mint leaves for the stem , but I used green icing with a leaf tip. I got many compliments on … Read more

Coolest Pumpkin and Mini Pumpkin Cake

Homemade Pumpkin and Mini Pumpkin Cake

For my son’s first birthday we had a costume party for Halloween and decorated with all pumpkins. I got a lot of my inspiration for the Pumpkin and Mini Pumpkin Cake from this site and added some of my own touches. I made a big cake and a small cake for my son to eat. … Read more