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 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 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 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 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

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 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

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

Coolest Homemade Thanksgiving Cake Ideas and Photos 8

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