Cool Homemade Thanksgiving Cornucopia Cake

Cool Homemade Thanksgiving Cornucopia Cake

My husband and I always host Thanksgiving dinner for our very close friends and family. I love the tradition of having a cornucopia on my table. I normally make cornucopia using a horn-shaped bamboo basket with fresh fruits and dried corn, some fresh fall flowers, and some dried decorative squash. Since I love making cakes, not as a business … Read more

Coolest Thanksgiving Turkey Cake

Coolest Thanksgiving Turkey Cake

My name is Celeste and I am a hobby baker. I made this turkey cake for my husband’s work Thanksgiving  Party (Dept. of Veterans…, D.C.). To make the cake I used chocolate cake (because that’s what my husband requested) and I used two 11 inch round cakes, both 2 inches high. After carving I used … Read more

Coolest Turkey Cake

Coolest Turkey Cake

Turkey cake contest — his name is Billy Bob Gobble Turkey!  I really enjoyed decorating Billy Bob! He was a challenge but fun!  I used a Pampered Chef mixing bowl for his body and three silicone small bowls for neck and head. The cake was milk chocolate cake mix with creamy chocolate icing. I made his … Read more

Coolest Turkey Cake

Coolest Turkey Cake

This turkey cake was my third attempt at using fondant. I found a recipe for fondant on Pintrest and started working with it and got hooked. For Thanksgiving I wanted to make special deserts for two parties. I decided to see if I could make a turkey cake for each party. They turned out better … Read more

Coolest Horn of Plenty Thanksgiving Cake

Homemade Horn of Plenty Thanksgiving Cake

I’m not really sure what possessed me to make this Horn of Plenty Thanksgiving Cake. I wanted to make a cake for our Thanksgiving dinner and the only thing I could think of (other than a Turkey of course) was a Cornucopia. So I decided to try out my gum paste skills. The cake is … Read more

Coolest Turkey Cupcakes

Homemade Turkey Cupcakes

I have made these Turkey cupcakes several different years, and taken them to playgroups and parties and sent them to my husband’s office Thanksgiving party. The idea is from a parenting magazine, and as soon as I saw it I knew I had to try them. They are fairly time consuming, but it is only … Read more

Coolest Homemade Thanksgiving Cake Ideas and Photos 2

It was so much fun to decorate this Thanksgiving cake! First I made a two layer carrot cake and two batches of cream cheese frosting and one batch of chocolate icing. I frosted the whole cake in the white. I then filled a pastry bag with 1/2 Chocolate and 1/2 yellow frosting (if youre looking … Read more

Coolest Bountiful Harvest Thanksgiving Cake

Homemade Bountiful Harvest Thanksgiving Cake

I just began taking cake decorating classes in September. I’ve been sending pictures of my cakes to my Daddy. He loves sweets! He wanted a cake for Thanksgiving but couldn’t decide what kind. Therefore I made a three tier cake each a different kind. The top layer was vanilla cake with chocolate ganache filling from … Read more

Coolest Turkey Cake

Homemade Turkey Cake

I love to decorate a cake with my 5 year old son. He always draws a cake design and I start making cakes based on his drawing. This Turkey cake was the first time I made as a 3 dimensional cake. I normally made flat circle cake and added design on the top and the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Thanksgiving Cake Ideas and Photos 3

I made this turkey into a Thanksgiving cake. Many people thought this was a real turkey, which was a huge compliment. I used 10 cakes to get the size I needed. I carved, shaped and butter creamed. I then dyed fondant a yellowish color.I wanted to make turkey frills out of gum paste but ran … Read more

Coolest Homemade Cornucopia Cake Ideas and Photos 0

My brother challenged me to make a Thanksgiving cake to rival my Aunt (she bakes delicious cakes, but does not decorate them). This is a carrot cake with cream cheese icing. I had to chill the icing several times to get the basket weave finished (it kept getting too warm in my hands). The flowers … Read more

Coolest Thanksgiving Turkey Cake

Homemade Thanksgiving Turkey Cake

This Homemade Thanksgiving Turkey Cake was inspired by the pictures I’d seen up on this site. I was afraid I could not do this but the other submissions really inspired me. I started with yellow cake mix and Duncan Hines cream cheese frosting on the inside. I got the oval shape by using a football … Read more