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

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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

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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!

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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

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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

Coolest Turkey Cake

Homemade Turkey Cake

I made this turkey cake for a thanksgiving party. My goal was to make a cake that looked like a real cooked turkey. It turned out fabulous. It had a lot of rough spots but I think that it actually made the cake look more realistic. For the cake inside I did a vanilla cake … Read more

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This thanksgiving cake was made with a round mold. The turkeys tail was made by cutting the bottom part of the cake. The head is a cupcake. The turkey’s beak was also made from a piece of cake. The hat was made with a round cookie and a marshmallow cover of chocolate.s tail was made … Read more

Coolest Turkey Cake

Homemade Turkey Cake

I baked a 13×9 and an oval cake for this Turkey Cake. I let the oval cake dome when it cooked so I could use it to make the turkey look round. I put the oval cake on top of the 13×9. The exposed parts of the 13×9 are what I cut off to make … Read more

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This was a 2-layer 8″ round spice cake with apple filling, iced in cream cheese icing. The turkey image was found in an online coloring book page. I traced the image on parchment paper and filled in with buttercream; then froze it for about 20 minutes before transferring it onto the cake.

Coolest Chicken Dinner Cake

Homemade Chicken Dinner Cake

We were asked to create a 21st birthday cake for somebody who eats nothing but chicken. This is how we created our Chicken Dinner Cake:- We cooked 2 x 10” square orange flavoured Madeira cakes. We cut them in half horizontally and filled them with lemon butter cream. We then stacked them on top of … Read more

Coolest Turkey Cake

Homemade Turkey Cake

This turkey cake is really simple. I just baked a 9-inch round dense chocolate cake, then covered it with buttercream icing which I colored yellow. I then cut out fondant in layers to create the turkey, using cookie cutters of various round shapes. The turkey feathers I drew a template for, and then cut around. … Read more

Coolest Thanksgiving Dinner Cake

Homemade Thanksgiving Dinner Cake

This Thanksgiving Dinner Cake, representing the dinner table, was made with an oval pan. The people were made of fondant which was tinted using Royal icing in different colors. The mashed potatoes were made from buttercream icing, the gravy from a rolo candy, with the large end cut off, and the corn from fondant. The … 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