Coolest Homemade Barn Cake Photos and How-To Tips 1

For this barn cake I made two 91/2 x 11 rectangles. I trimmed each one and “pasted” them side by side with plain buttercream frosting. I then took some of the scraps and inserted them under the back corner at the top edge of the cake to make a little rise (like a gently sloping … Read more

Coolest John Deere Combine Birthday Cake

Homemade John Deere Combine Birthday Cake

I baked this John Deere combine birthday cake for my son’s sixth birthday. He adores everything farm related and asked for a John Deere combine cake. I started searching everywhere for instructions or anything available to help me make this cake. I found absolutely nothing for the type of cake I had in mind and … Read more

John Deere Tractor Cake

John Deere Tractor Cake

I made this for my son’s 4th birthday. The detail on the tractor cake was done with colored chocolate (white and milk chocolate). For the hay bales I cut squares of cake, frosted them yellow and rolled them in browned coconut. I think I got that idea from this website :) I wish I had … Read more

Coolest Tractor and Baler Cake

Homemade Tractor and Baler Cake

I started out just making the tractor from a form cake pan. My son’s first birthday party grew in size so needed something else. I received some inspiration from other cakes on this website. I added the baler; it was a two-layer round cake trimmed. I used a cupcake for the wheel. I also used … Read more

Coolest John Deere Birthday Cake

Homemade John Deere Birthday Cake

I made this John Deere cake for my nephews second birthday. I cut the cake into a tractor shape, frosted donuts for the wheels and used oreos to simulate dirt. Tip: don’t use plastic wrap. My piping for the face stuck to it when I took it off. The kids still loved it though!