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

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

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 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

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

Cool Homemade Farming Scene Birthday Cake

Coolest Farming Scene Birthday Cake

This farming scene birthday cake was my first cake that I did for a friend and I was thrilled with how it turned out. My friend’s little boy absolutely loves John Deere tractors and everything about farming.  His mom wanted a nice cake with a tractor and some plastic farm animals on it. Well, this is … Read more

Coolest Homemade Carved Tractor Birthday Cake

Coolest Mow Mow Tractor Birthday Cake

This Tractor birthday cake was only the second “creative cake” I had ever made and I think it is my favorite, not only from the reaction it got from my son, but also because I came up with the idea only by watching my son play with a wooden tractor that his Grandpa had made for … Read more

Awesome Chocolate Mud Tractor Birthday Cake with Vegetables

Awesome Chocolate Mud Tractor Birthday Cake with Vegetables

Matthew wanted a tractor cake which I had a basic plan for in my mind. Quite unusually as a man, I have been delegated the cake making or at least icing for our parties. Then Matthew got fixated on having icing vegetables and insisted that he new where to buy them on the other side … Read more

Coolest Tractor Birthday Cake

Homemade Tractor Birthday Cake

I was asked to make this Tractor Birthday Cake for a friend’s 2 year old son. I realized when making it that I did not have the right colour green dye for a tractor. Found online I should have purchased a Wilton one but I could only get to a normal supermarket at this stage. … Read more

Coolest Tractor Birthday Cake

Homemade Tractor Birthday Cake

This Homemade Tractor Birthday Cake was super easy and really fun to make! I used ideas from this site. I made it in 2 separate loaf pans leaving one loaf whole and cutting the other in half. I put half on top of the whole loaf and used toothpicks in between to help hold it. … Read more

Coolest John Deere Birthday Cake

Homemade John Deere Birthday Cake

I looked online at hundreds of cakes with a John Deere theme, but couldn’t find any one particular cake that matched what I had envisioned for my son’s first birthday party. I knew I wanted to do a tiered cake with fondant. I had never made a cake covered with fondant, so I did a … Read more

Coolest Farming Tractor Cake Ideas and Photos 1

This tractor cake was sculpted out of pound cake backed in a Wilton loaf pan. The tires and fenders are made out of Rice Krispies. Johnny John Deere is an actual toy that John Deere makes. The smoke stack is fondant/gum paste mixture wrapped around a small dowel. The windows were brushed with silver luster … Read more

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Homemade John Deere Birthday Cake

A fun cake pan and a lot of special talent from my mother always makes for a fantastic Birthday Cake! This John Deere Birthday Cake took her about 2 hours to decorate. We made the cake using the John Deere cake pan and from there it was all about the decorating. She poured chocolate into … Read more

Coolest Tractor Birthday Cake

Homemade Tractor Birthday Cake

I took a cake pan and made the tractor cake then I took 4 cups marshmallows, added 2 tablespoon of water and microwaved it, and added about 4 cups powder sugar to make fondant. I then covered the tractor birthday cake with fondant, and then iced it. The baler is a 10′ round cut to … Read more

Coolest Farming Tractor Cake Design

Homemade Farming Tractor Cake Design

It was Hunter’s 3rd birthday party and we had it at the local petting farm. What better to do than a Farming Tractor Cake Design. And what tractor is more famous than the John Deere? The 3D cake was a little harder than expected, but well worth it in the end. The base of the … Read more

Coolest Farming Tractor Cake Ideas and Photos 2

This tractor cake was for my two year old grandsons birthday and we didn’t need a huge cake so I baked a carrot cake with cream cheese frosting in a Pyrex loaf pan. It wouldn’t hold the entire recipe but I wanted it to be as tall as possible. I baked the remaining batter in … Read more

Coolest John Deere Birthday Cake

Homemade John Deere Birthday Cake

Living on the farm with only “Green” equipment, it wasn’t a stretch to find inspiration for my son’s 2nd birthday John Deere Birthday Cake. I am very crafty and a perfectionist, I’ve also made a Cookie Monster, Lightening McQueen and an alligator for my sons’ birthdays. I love making cakes for my boys, but they … Read more

Coolest Tractor Cake

Homemade Tractor Cake

My son is obsessed with “mow mows” (aka tractors,) so I wanted to have a tractor-themed party for him, including the tractor cake. I was looking at his wooden toy tractor that his grandfather had made for him and thought, I could make a cake like that! So, I tried it and was thrilled with … Read more

Coolest Tractor Cake

Homemade Tractor Cake

My husband sells John Deere Tractors. Since we had a boy after 5 girls, it was a no-brainer to make a tractor cake for our son’s 1st b-day. I looked here at coolest b-day cakes to get ideas. This cake was a combination of ideas that I found. I baked cake in 2 bread loaf … Read more

Coolest Farming Tractor Cake Ideas and Photos 3

When I asked my son what kind of cake he wanted for his third birthday he had a very specific idea: it had to be a red tractor cake with an amber revolving light on top. I told him I would try. I didnt have time to order any baking pans, so I had to … Read more

Coolest Tractor And Hay Wagon Birthday Cake

Homemade Tractor And Hay Wagon Birthday Cake

I did research on this site before making this Tractor And Hay Wagon Birthday Cake for my then 2 year old. I considered cutting the cake from a sheet cake, but I ordered a plastic cake pan for the tractor and decorated it to match my son’s favorite International tractor. The plastic pan has been … Read more