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 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

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

Coolest Homemade Thanksgiving Cake Ideas and Photos 4

The turkey thanksgiving cake was the 5th cake I had ever made. It is a white chocolate cake with white chocolate cream cheese frosting. It was covered in marshmallow fondant and decorated to look like a turkey using gum paste feathers, neck, head, and top hat. The turkey shape was created by layering two 12-inch … Read more

Coolest Homemade Pilgrim Cake Ideas and Photos 0

This Pilgrim cake was made for my sons pre-k Thanksgiving Feast. The pilgrim’s head is a yellow round cake, the basket of corn is also yellow cake that I baked in an octagon pan, then cut in half to resemble a basket. The sheet cake is chocolate and covered in fondant. The corn? NUTTERBUTTER COOKIES. … Read more

Cool Homemade Turkey Cupcakes

Homemade Turkey Cupcakes

This is a turkey cupcake made out of frosting and 2 brown sprinkles. First I did the feathers and froze them overnight, then in the morning I frosted the bodies and their facial features. Finally I pushed the brown sprinkles into the eyes. These Turkey Cupcakes turned out so cute!

Coolest Homemade Thanksgiving Cake Ideas and Photos 5

This thanksgiving cake was just for fun on Thanksgiving. Its sculpted from two sheet-sized layers of cake and airbrushed. The turkey legs had to be reinforced with dowels.s sculpted from two sheet-sized layers of cake and airbrushed. The turkey legs had to be reinforced with dowels.

Coolest Homemade Thanksgiving Cupcakes 0

I made these thanksgiving cupcakes for my daughter to share with her class at school for Thanksgiving. Not too hard to make but they are a bit time consuming. You can choose any cake flavor and frosting you like. The cookies used are Nutter Butters. Mini chocolate chips for the eyes and fruit leather for … Read more

Coolest Thanksgiving Turkey Cake

Homemade  Thanksgiving Turkey Cake

This Thanksgiving Turkey Cake is a pumpkin spice cake with cream cheese frosting. I used 3 rectangular cake pans, frosted the layers and let it sit in the freezer for about an hour. I then carved out the basic shape of the body and covered it with fondant that was tinted with a copper tone. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Thanksgiving Cake Ideas and Photos 6

This Thanksgiving cake was made by baking two cakes in a round glass bowl and sticking them together with frosting to make the body. Cut the bottom of the rounded pieces flat for it to sit nicely. The legs were cut out of a sheet cake made of spice cake. I cut up more of … Read more

Coolest Thanksgiving Turkey Cupcakes

Homemade Thanksgiving Turkey Cupcakes

I made these Homemade Thanksgiving Turkey Cupcakes for my son’s first birthday, which was on Thanksgiving. They were super easy (though took some time) and very yummy! You will need: – cake mix – chocolate icing – toothpicks – mini Reeses cups – peelable twizzlers candy – candy corn – chocolate sprinkles – black gel … Read more