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 Turkey Cake

Turkey Cake

One of my friend’s commissioned me to make this turkey cake for her family’s Thanksgiving dinner. The cake was then driven to the final destination 4 hours away, so I had to make sure it would be intact and look the same when it arrived. The drumsticks were made from rice krispies treat, as per … Read more

Coolest Turkey Cupcakes

Turkey Cupcakes

My daughter and I had a blast making these turkey cupcakes for her 1st Grade Thanksgiving party at school. We started with both chocolate and white cake mix. (whatever your fancy!) We also picked up a bag of candy corns, strawberry fruit roll ups, box of Sandies Mini Shortbread cookies (100 Calorie), small black icing … Read more

Coolest Winnie the Pooh Birthday Cake Ideas 1

This Winnie the Pooh birthday cake was for a first birthday Winnie the Pooh party. I used this cake for my sons special cake for him dig into. I made this cake using a Pampered Chef small batter bowl. I used a box cake mix and divided the batter in half. After evening out the … Read more

Coolest Turkey Cake

Turkey Cake

My husband’s birthday is on November 22. He told me that all of his life, though he didn’t know why, he had wanted his birthday cake to be a turkey cake, and the closest anybody had ever gotten to it was a regular iced cake with a little plastic turkey on it. He said that … Read more

Coolest Turkey Cake

Turkey Cake

For Thanksgiving I wanted to make a turkey cake, but I didn’t want it to be a flat cake so I found this one and tried it out. I used the Rubber Ducky cake pan from Wilton to make this cake. I used pound cake, cake mix just to make sure that the feathers in … Read more

Coolest Turkey Cake

Homemade Turkey Cake

This turkey cake is my favorite recipe again – Hershey’s ultimate choc (recipe on back of cocoa box) since it holds up well to sculpting. I used a basic sheet cake pan and cut out the curves for the feathers and then used 2 different sized Pyrex bowls for the head and belly. For the … Read more

Coolest Thanksgiving Turkey Cake

Homemade Thanksgiving Turkey Cake

For this Thanksgiving Turkey Cake I used an eight X twelve rectangular pan for the bottom base and topped it with a cake baked in a football shaped cake pan. I used spice cake mix and cream cheese frosting. The drumsticks and wings were formed with rice krispie treats. I blended copper, brown and a … Read more

Coolest Thanksgiving Turkey Cake

Homemade Thanksgiving Turkey Cake

I made this Thanksgiving Turkey Cake for a family celebration this Thanksgiving. I started out using a yellow cake/pound cake mixture baked in the Wilton 3D bear pan. The rest of the batter I put into a 10″ round for the tail. I carved the bear into a turkey shape, using carvings to create the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Thanksgiving Turkey Cake

Homemade Thanksgiving Turkey Cake

I made this Homemade Thanksgiving Turkey Cake for my daughter’s thanksgiving feast. It is 100% edible and handmade. I made the face, legs, wings, banner, tail, and ax out of marshmallow fondant, then I covered with with chocolate ganache. After it set, I drew the chocolate feathers. As for the grass, I died coconut flakes. … Read more

Coolest Roasted Turkey Cake

Homemade Roasted Turkey Cake

Everyone seems to spend a lot of time carving round cakes or something, I highly recommend using the Wilton football cake pan – make 2 cakes and put them together, then simply notch the edges! The secret to getting this Roasted Turkey Cake just right was a 4 day process – day four, fondant cranberries … Read more

Coolest Thanksgiving Cake

Homemade Thanksgiving Cake

This Thanksgiving Cake was about 16″ x 22″ in size. It is a Mango Mousse Cake. The base is a Vanilla flavored Light Sponge Cake with Raspberry Filling and Mango Mousse on top. The Turkey pattern is created with Pineapples, Strawberries, Mandarin Oranges and Carrot for the beak and legs.

Coolest Homemade Turkey Cake

Homemade Turkey Cake

I made this Turkey cake for Thanksgiving and quite a few people had to look twice. I made it out of pound cake and covered it with fondant.

Coolest Turkey Cake

Homemade Turkey Cake

My son’s 11th birthday was on Thanksgiving and he requested a turkey cake, one that looked like it was cooked and we could put it on the table and fool everyone into thinking it was real! I used 2 boxed banana cake mixes and baked them one at a time in an 8 cup glass … Read more

Coolest Homemade Thanksgiving Cake Ideas and Photos 1

I wanted to make something different this year for a Thanksgiving cake so I came up with this idea. I used a dome pan and make two jumbo cupcakes for the turkeys thighs. I made two indentations on each to put the cupcakes in and tooth picks to secure them. Rolled up brown construction paper … 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