Coolest Homemade Barnyard Birthday Cake with Edible Animals

Homemade Barnyard Birthday Cake

My daughter wanted another pet pig for her birthday and talked about wanting a mini farm. She lives out in the country and has a vineyard. For her birthday cake I made her, ” Her mini Farm”. I had seen a cake that was somewhat like it and then decided to make my own Barnyard … Read more

Cool Homemade 2-Tier Farm Birthday Cake

Homemade Farm Birthday Cake

I made this two tiered Farm Birthday Cake for my son’s third birthday party. The bottom tier is a two-layer 10” round; the top tier is a two-layer 6” round. I used two boxes of cake mix—each box made one 10” cake and one 6” cake. It took a total of three cans of icing … Read more

Coolest Barnyard-Theme Picture of Cakes 1

COW HEAD: with Royal Icing, Use tips 2, 3, 4, 12, 81. Use tip #12 and hold bag at a 45° angle to cake. Starting at neck, squeeze with medium pressure and move bag upward, increasing pressure to build up head, with a continuous shell-like motion, return to neck. Pipe a tip #4 dot snout … Read more

Coolest Homemade Barn Cake Photos and How-To Tips 6

The front barn cake is a standard 9×13 sheet cake iced in white buttercream then decorated with Little People toys and fence. The pigs “dirt “ is chocolate icing. The yellow haystacks are cupcakes turned upside down and then iced using the Wilton grass tip. The red barn silo is made with sandwich cookies stuck … Read more

Cool Homemade Barnyard Animal Birthday Cake

Homemade Barnyard Birthday Cake

For my son Quinn’s first birthday, I made a homemade barnyard birthday cake. I used three different circle pans, and because I don’t like the taste of fondant I opted for Wilton’s buttercream recipe and then made all the animals out of fondant. It was my first time using fondant, and I loved it! I … Read more

Coolest Barn Cake

Homemade Barn Cake

I made an 8×8 cake for the Barn Cake, and trimmed the top third into a peak. The roof was “shingled” with graham crackers. Graham crackers were also used for the barn doors. Pretzel sticks were used for timbers, and yellow tinted coconut was used for hay. If I were to make this again I … Read more

Coolest Barnyard-Theme Picture of Cakes 2

I used only one 9×13 cake for the barn. The doors to the barn are “Chicken in a Biscuit” crackers with pretzels surrounding and the hay in the loft is Piknik shoestring potato chips. The grass is green dyed coconut. I then iced the cake with red tinted frosting and used a Pampered Chef Easy … Read more

Coolest Homemade Barn Cake Photos and How-To Tips 7

I ordered the base cake in a local supermarket only with the white and yellow icing. I tinted green coconut flakes using food coloring. You need to let the flakes dry, so it’s best if you can do it the day before the party. Put the tinted coconut flakes on the barn cake and decorate … Read more

Coolest Farmyard and Barn Cake

Homemade Farmyard and Barn Cake

I made this homemade farmyard and barn cake for my friends son’s 1st birthday. Its a chocolate mud cake with chocolate ganache and fondant icing. The barn is cake covered fondant. The birthday coincided with Easter so I included some Easter chicks in the scene. I also included the family cat and birthday boys big … Read more

Coolest Farmy First Birthday Cake

Homemade Farmy First Birthday Cake

This cake was for my daughter’s 1st birthday. Her party was farm themed, and I couldn’t be happier with the outcome. The bottom two layers of the homemade farmy first birthday cake were red velvet with cream cheese filling. This was the first stacked cake I have ever done, so needless to say I was … Read more

Coolest Barnyard-Theme Picture of Cakes 3

First, a couple days before the party, I started on the barn. I used graham crackers (my friend helped me with this – it is helpful for more than two hands for this step!) We used graham crackers and held them together with lots of melted chocolate. As we “stuck” each piece (walls, ceiling, roof) … Read more

Coolest Homemade Barn Cake Photos and How-To Tips 8

I made this special barn cake for the 2nd anniversary of my son Alexis. He loves tractors and I wanted to create this barnyard cake for a while now. After seeing a candy truck made of rolled fondant in a Wilton book, I got the idea to do a 3D tractor for my son. For … Read more