Cool Homemade Tractor Cake

JD Cake

My dad was a John Deere engineer for 30 years and my family has been delighted that my now two-year old son loves John Deere tractors. For my son’s birthday, I did a John Deere tractor cake with a hay wagon behind it. I used standard loaf cakes for the tractor and trailer, and stacked … Read more

Coolest Farming Tractor Cake Ideas and Photos 5

I searched around for a John Deere type tractor cake idea but couldnt find one I liked or thought I could make!! So I set to drawing a tractor over and over and over again until I was happy with the basic shape (I am no artist you see!!) I then cut it out in … Read more

Coolest IH Tractor Graduation Cake

Homemade IH Tractor Graduation Cake

I made this homemade IH tractor graduation cake for my daughter’s boyfriend’s graduation. The guy is obsessed with IH tractors and I thought it would be a fun gift for him. Luckily my husband is a tool-maker and can help me with customized cake stands. I got out the pans I decided to use and … Read more

Coolest Tractor Cake

Homemade Tractor Cake

I made this tractor cake for my son’s second birthday. I looked at images from his tractor books, then drew a pattern on newsprint. This is not too hard – you can trace around appropriately sized cups or bowls to make the wheels, then the rest is mainly straight lines. I baked 4 cake layers … Read more

Coolest Farming Tractor Cakes and Preparation Tips 2

A friend asked me to do a John Deere Tractor cake for a groom’s cake to go with the wedding cake. It was made with the right cake pan. I used colored chocolates to form the main body and wheels of this cake and then filled in with butter cream icing. It was placed next … Read more

Coolest Farming Tractor Cake Ideas and Photos 6

This tractor cake was baked for a competition. I had originally intended to make a fire engine but it all went a little wrong on the day and so it became a tractor – a red one! A deep based square tin was used for the main tractor body and sides where the farmer sits … Read more

Coolest Harvester Birthday Cake

Homemade Harvester Birthday Cake

This harvester birthday cake was made of black chocolate (motor), white chocolate (cab) and a roll with caramel spread (the platform I believe this is the word to define this). Then I covered all the cake with different colors of chocolate and vanilla fondant. My little grandson, my family and the guests said: Uouuuu, WONDERFUL!!

Coolest Tractor Birthday Cake Design

Homemade Tractor Birthday Cake Design

I made this Tractor Birthday Cake Design for my grandson Billy’s 3rd birthday. He lives in the country side near a farm. He loves tractor’s. I have made cakes for my other grandchildren in the past, but nothing with dark icing. I tried to colour the icing with liquid colour. This was unsuccessful as the … Read more

Coolest Pink Antique Tractor Cake

Homemade Pink Antique Tractor Cake

The Pink Antique Tractor Cake is made with 11×13 pan, 3 layers for the main part, carved on the top to give a bit of roundness. Fondant overlay, then painted with the spray paint. The chair is a round cake carved to look like a seat, covered with fondant. The wheels and steering wheel are … Read more

Coolest Farming Tractor Cakes and Preparation Tips 3

I made this cake for a friends son. I used two 9×13 cakes and put them together. I iced with green and brown dyed icing to look like the field and garden. I used green icing to make the plants in the garden and used pieces of his favorite farm toys for the toppers.s son. … Read more

Coolest Farming Tractor Cake Ideas and Photos 7

After searching the internet for a tractor cake to surprise my soon-to-be-three year old son my mother showed up with a Wilton pan. (Whew one step easier!) I didnt start baking this until 8:00 pm. I made the tractor of chocolate and the rebuilt-rectangle-cake wagon of vanilla. The family is large and each has their … Read more

Coolest 3D John Deere Tractor Cake

Homemade 3D John Deere Tractor Cake

My idea for a Homemade 3D John Deere Tractor Cake started out with thinking that I would use a tractor loaf pan and then add a three dimension to the wheel on the back. However, the more I thought about it, the more I wanted it to stand up completely and really have a 3D … Read more

Coolest Tractor Cake with Driver

Homemade Tractor Cake with Driver

My husband and I made this Tractor Cake with Driver in 3 steps. 1) Bake the cakes – 1 13×9 cake and 2 standard round cake tins. 2) Refrigerate the cooled cakes for at least 6 hours. 3) Cut and shape. My husband made a template using a John Deere catalog, and cut the template … Read more

Coolest John Deere Tractor Cake

Homemade John Deere Tractor Cake

My Dad John, collects tractors, toy and real. They are his life. I was asked to create a John Deere Tractor cake for his 71st birthday. I included my memory of him and I as a child with him on the tractor. I used gumpaste, fondant, buttercream with a yellow cake dyed green and yellow … Read more

Coolest Farming Tractor Cakes and Preparation Tips 4

The little boy that I baby-sit wanted a John Deere tractor cake, but I was having trouble finding a picture of one and I didnt want to buy the expensive tractor cake pan for a one time cake. So, I came up with this cake. I used 3 small loaf pans. I cut two to … Read more

Coolest Farming Tractor Cake Ideas and Photos 8

For this John Deere tractor cake we used 2 loaf sized pans for the cakes and stood one up on its end. We took the part that we had leveled off for the windshield and cut the other loaf in half and attached it to the loaf that is standing on end. We also made … Read more

Coolest Tractor Cake

Tractor Cake

After doing a Google search for ‘Tractor Cake’ I came across this site and got some fantastic inspiration for our son’s 1st birthday. Being farmers I really wanted to do a tractor but wasn’t sure how to go about it so the ideas I got from this site were so helpful. We have an actual … Read more

Coolest Tractor and Field Cake

Homemade Tractor and Field Cake

I made this Tractor and Field Birthday Cake by using a basic sponge recipe. The field was 5 eggs, 315g self raising flour, caster sugar and margarine and 155g plain flour and using a 12″ by 8″ cake tin. The tractor was 3 eggs, 175g self raising flour, caster sugar and margarine and using a … Read more

Coolest John Deere Tractor Birthday Cake

Homemade John Deere Tractor Birthday Cake

I frosted the John Deere Tractor Birthday Cake with Wilton’s whipped icing (my favorite). Then I traced the tractor into the icing with a toothpick. I found this tractor from online coloring pages. Then I piped the outline of the tractor with black icing using a writing tip. Then I filled in the colors. I … Read more

Coolest Farming Tractor Cakes and Preparation Tips 5

I made this John Deere cake for my nephew. It was so much fun. It’s a regular sheet cake with butter cream icing. I purchased the tractor and barn, and the possibilities were endless. On a yellow base I made a muddy road (brown tinted icing with black dye on a toothpick to make strokes), … Read more

Coolest Farming Tractor Cake Ideas and Photos 9

I used the cake mix in the box and followed the directions. I used the John Deer Tractor cake pan and 13X 9 for the crop rows. The icing is the Wilton Butter Cream recipe and I used green, black, and yellow gel to get my colors. The brown is just the chocolate butter cream … Read more

Tractor Cake

Tractor Cake

I baked two loaf cakes, and bought some chocolate covered donuts in two sizes. I sawed off the tops of the loaves (the rounded parts) with a serrated knife, and used one loaf for the base of the tractor cake. I then cut about a third into the next loaf (with a slanted cut) and … Read more

Coolest New Holland Tractor Cake

Homemade New Holland Tractor Cake

For my son’s 5th birthday he decided he wanted a tractor cake just like papa’s tractor. This was my first attempt at cake decorating, so after much researching, I took photos of the actual tractor from different angles and then enlarged them on the photocopier. Using a combination of tracing the photocopies and sketching freehand, … Read more