Adorable Homemade Farm Cake and Animal Cupcakes

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Making a Farm Party This was for my 2 year old’s farm themed birthday party. I reserved a party house at a local farm. Then, I purchased farm Birthday decorations. I also searched Pinterest for ideas. I forgot to buy candy but was able to raid my kids Easter basket. Who knew that a lamb … Read more

Awesome Farm Animal Cake

Barnyard Cake

This farm animal cake was made for my son’s birthday July 2, 2015. The animals I made (cow, chicks/chicken, and pigs) took the longest to make. The pig pen is an idea a relative sent me. That and the actual cake were very simple to make. The bottom layer is 9 in cake. The top … Read more

Cool Farm Cake with Pretzel Stick Fence

Cool Farm Cake with Pretzel Stick Fence

My daughter wanted a pony ride birthday party so I decided to surprise her with a farm cake. I used pretzel sticks for the fence, for the barn roof I used cereal and for the sides I used fruit sticks. For the hay I also used cereal tied up with ties. For the mud I … Read more

Barnyard Theme Girl Baby Shower Cake

Barnyard Theme Girl Baby Shower Cake

I had a lot of fun making this girl baby shower cake for my best friend’s baby shower. Girl Baby Shower Cake Directions I formed all the little farm animals and the scarecrow out of the decorator preferred fondant about three days in advance so they would have time to dry a little. For the … Read more

Coolest John Deere Cake

Coolest John Deere Cake

I was asked to make a cake for my daughter’s then fiance, now her husband, and his brother. Their birthdays are just a few days apart and since they’re both country boys I didn’t have too much trouble coming up with this John Deere cake idea. Cakes are the most fun when they’re a labor … Read more

1st Birthday John Deere Tractor Cake

1st Birthday John Deere Tractor Cake

This John Deere tractor cake is every little boy’s dream and was one of my first. A co-worker asked me to make it for her son’s first birthday since he loved John Deere tractor toys! The flavor of the cake was vanilla, since my scratch vanilla is better for carving than my super-moist chocolate! The … Read more

Old McDonald Had a Farm Cake

Old McDonald Had a Farm Cake

I created my Old McDonald Had a Farm cake for a local county show contest and was delighted to win 1st place. The interior of the cake I made with chocolate biscuit cake which consists of chocolate and lots of it, marshmallows, biscuits and condensed milk. After the cake set in the fridge I smothered … Read more

Coolest Ploughed Field Farm Cake

Coolest Ploughed Field Farm Cake

I first made this ploughed field farm cake for my eldest son’s third birthday. Twenty five years later I was asked by my daughter to bake a cake for the third birthday of her son (my grandson)! Obviously I was honoured to be asked. He is our first grandchild. Without looking at any other cakes … Read more

Cool 3-Tier Farm Cake for a First Birthday

Cool 3-Tier Farm Cake for a First Birthday

This farm cake was supposed to be a simple 2 tier cake with a farm scene. It was for a 1st birthday party for a little boy. His mom really wanted the barn on top but a cake that size was out of the budget. I said I would find some little farm animals and … Read more

Amazing Barnyard Cake

Amazing Barnyard Cake

My grandson Cayden, who turned four on this birthday, presented me with a drawing of exactly how he wanted his birthday cake to look. “I want a farmyard please, grandma”. He was very specific in explaining that he wanted a tree with apples, there HAD to be a pond with fish jumping out, the barn … Read more

Cool County Fair Cake

Cool County Fair Cake

Our Jefferson County Tennessee Fair was celebrating its 70th year this year and I decided to submit a cake in the Decorated Cake contest. I had made a decorated wedding cake last year, which I won 1st place for so I decided why not try again. I decided to design the cake with a true … Read more

Farmyard Joint Birthday Cake

Farmyard Joint Birthday Cake

My nephew asked if I could make his two children a joint birthday cake. The theme being farm animals as they were having a travelling farm for their party. I was quite nervous doing this as I’ve never made animals before and having tried a few different animals the results were not great as I … Read more

Coolest Green John Deere Tractor Cake

Coolest Green John Deere Tractor Cake

This green John Deere tractor cake  is 100% edible! The tractor is made from gum paste and was airbrushed finished. The “tire” tier is actually chocolate fondant airbrushed black so it has a much better taste than if you had just dyed the fondant black! The John Deere logo what free-handed cut out and placed on dried … Read more

Cool Homemade 3-Tier Farm Scene Birthday Cake

Coolest Farm Scene Birthday Cake

A friend of ours asked me to make another cake for her daughter’s 2nd birthday, the theme was a farm as her party was at a farm. She sent me details of how she wanted it made. I had to make cows, pigs, bee’s and sheep. It was a three tier cake. I made the cakes. … Read more

Freestyle Tractor Birthday Cake

Freestyle Tractor Birthday Cake

Living in rural Wyoming, you don’t just run to the store (35 miles away) to pick up a couple things. We didn’t have a lot of money at the time so I used my son’s plastic tractor carrying case and traced the outline of it onto a piece of cardboard. It fit perfectly inside a … Read more

Cool Homemade Farmer Scene Birthday Cake

Cool Homemade Farmer Scene Birthday Cake

No matter your age, celebrate your inner child!  This farmer themed cake was delivered to an 85 year old man who loves John Deere tractors, cows and his little brown dog.  He had no idea there was a surprise birthday party in the works, or that he would receive a birthday cake! Wanting the elderly … Read more

Cool DIY Tractor Cake

Cool Homemade Tractor Cake

I always use packet mixture – Betty Crocker’s fudge cake, because it freezes so well. I make the cake in advance, then cut and carve all the pieces.  I then used chocolate butter icing to glue the pieces into shape.  Because the cake is still frozen, the icing sets immediately, adding stability. I used blocks … Read more

Down on the Farm Tractor Cake

Tractor in the field

I made this tractor cake for my dad who lives back home in Ireland, my daughters call him Ga ga! The reason behind a farm cake is simply because he lives out the countryside at home and grew up on a farm, also I saw a little tractor that looked really cute and really wanted … Read more

Little Animals Birthday Cake

Little Animals Birthday Cake

I made this little animals birthday cake for my daughter’s 4th birthday. It is a copy of a cake I saw online. However the cake I saw online had 4 little animals with a special meaning behind each animal, it was very thoughtful. For me, I simply loved the look of the cake as did … Read more

Coolest Farm Scene Birthday Cake

Coolest Farm Scene Birthday Cake

What a week, I decided that making a farm themed cake for my grandson’s 2nd birthday would not only be fun but easy. Needless to say, farming is not to be taken lightly! I started with what I thought was the beginning, the design. I researched, YouTubed, and made drawings til I was pleased with … Read more

Coolest John Deere Tractor Cake for 2 Year Old Boy

Coolest John Deere Tractor Cake for 2 Year Old Boy

My son loved his John Deere tractor cake and thought it was a toy at first! From two frozen cake loaves I carved out the shape of a tractor body.  I filled the layers with butter cream then did a crumb coat all over and then a final thick coat of butter cream. I did … Read more

Coolest John Deere Birthday Cake

Coolest John Deere Birthday Cake

Wyatt is my girls’ half brother. What a cutie he is! I claim him, even though he’s my ex’s child. Ironically he calls me his “Aunt Mimi”. Yes, it’s weird, but it’s good. His 2nd birthday was a reason for me to finally try cake decorating. It was my first cake, and I was a … Read more

Coolest John Deere Birthday Cake

Coolest John Deere Birthday Cake

My mom sent me a picture of a John Deere birthday cake. It was a 3 tier cake and told me she thought I should make this cake for my  son’s 3rd birthday and at first I was kinda scared cause I’ve never made a 3 tier cake before with so much detail to it … Read more

Farm Themed Birthday Cake

Farm Themed Birthday Cake

It had always been on my mind to do a farm themed birthday cake. And what better occasion than a kids’ party! I prepared the fondant figures before hand i.e the piglet and the ducklings. The duckling were a request from my kids and the piglet came as a request from one of their friends. … Read more