12 Cool Beach Birthday Cake Ideas

Sand, sun, surf – summer! There is no better way to spend the summer than by the sea! And to make it even more special, why not create a Beach Birthday Cake for your beach celebrations? 1. Chillin’ At The Beach Birthday Cake I made this Beach Birthday Cake for my cousin. Her 50th birthday … Read more

Beach Party Sandcastle Birthday Cake

Beach Party Sandcastle Birthday Cake

I made this sandcastle birthday cake for my sweet little girl, Hannah, who was turning 4 at the end of July and wanted to have a beach party for her birthday. The dollar tree in our area had a lot of summer decorations. I used some new sand buckets to serve chips and gold fish … Read more

Chillin’ At The Beach Birthday Cake

Chillin' At The Beach Birthday Cake

I made this beach birthday cake for my cousin. Her 50th birthday was approaching and seeing as she LOVES the beach, I wanted to create something special in that theme. So, pen in hand and pictures swimming in my head, I started drawing and coming up with ways to create my cake. Beach Birthday Cake … Read more

Cool Beach Themed Wedding Cake

Cool Beach Themed Wedding Cake

My friend asked me to make her a beach themed wedding cake. She got married in Hawaii and had the reception a few months later here in MA and needed a cake. My friend asked me to make her a beach themed wedding cake. She got married in Hawaii and had the reception a few … Read more

Cool Homemade White Chocolate Sea Shells Beach Cake

Coolest Beach Cake

Friends of mine go to the same resort in the Florida Keys that they were married at every year to renew their wedding vows. We have tagged along for a few years now and each year I say that I am going to  make them a new wedding cake. Without being there for the original … Read more

Cool 6th Birthday Mermaid Beach Cake

Cool 6th Birthday Mermaid Beach Cake

I made this mermaid beach cake for a 6th birthday celebration. Cake Ingredients For chocolate cake: 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups sugar ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder 2 teaspoons baking powder 1½ teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup milk ½ cup vegetable oil 2 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cup boiling … Read more

Coolest Beach Party Cake

Beach Birthday Cake

I am always ALWAYS so happy for repeat clients. It thrills me that they were happy with their first cake and have allowed me to once again take part in a special occasion in their lives. That goes for this special birthday cake. If you have read any of my cake stories I am sure … Read more

Coolest Tiki Island Birthdy Cake

Coolest Tiki Island Birthdy Cake

My grand daughter asked me to make her a Tiki Island birthday cake for her sixth birthday. Knowing how high her expectations are, I knew I had my work cut out. I began researching tiki pictures and themes on the internet. I chose all the perfect colors and began baking my layers. I started with … Read more

The Last of Summer Birthday Cake

The Last of Summer Birthday Cake

I did this cake for a friends birthday, it just so happened that it was on the last day of summer. I didn’t wan’t to do a fall cake just yet, since it was so early in season. So, I settled on this last day of summer cake. The cake is chocolate with Bavarian cream. … Read more

Coolest Beach Party Birthday Cake

Coolest Beach Party Birthday Cake

This beach party birthday cake was created for a special 3 year old’s pool/beach party. I made a chocolate cake and filled between the layers with a homemade raspberry butter cream filling. The cake was then “crumb coated” with chocolate butter cream. I baked the beach ball in the Wilton ball pans and also filled … Read more

Life is Beachy – 4th of July Cake

This is a fun cake, a non traditional 4th of July theme. The coolest part is the shark in the water! This cake was actually brought to a beach celebration. This is a fairly simple cake to make. However, most of the fondant decorations need to be made in advance. Such as, the hammock, which … Read more

Coolest Homemade All Edible Beach Birthday Cake

Coolest Beach Birthday Cake

I baked a simple layer cake, iced with butter cream and decorated with goldfish crackers, gummy sea life creatures, teddy graham crackers.  Beach towels are made from Fruit Stripe gum and floats for bears are gummy life savers. The “sand” is made from crushed vanilla wafers. I cut a hole in the top layer of … Read more

Coolest Beach Birthday Cake

Coolest Beach Birthday Cake

It was son to be my dad’s birthday. I love making cakes and only need an excuse to get baking so I had a think what to make for him, they were going on holiday in a month’s time so I thought it would be a great idea to make a holiday cake. I started by … Read more

Coolest Couple’s Beach-Themed Shower Cake

This shower cake is a 10 inch white almond sour cream cake, topped with a 6 inch of the same.  Butter cream icing with a fondant boarder. The chairs, fence, cooler, and bag of ice are not edible. I bought all of them through a miniature garden shop online. The flip flops and sea shells are made from a mold … Read more

Awesome Hungry Shark Birthday Cake

The Hungry Shark

This awesome Hungry Shark birthday cake was for my nephew and my sister has a passion for making the best birthday cakes out of our family. She puts us to shame when it comes to our kids birthday parties. But I believe this one “takes the cake” for the best one ever. Weeks of thinking of … Read more

Surf’s Up Cake For A Beach Lover!

Surf's Up Cake For A Beach Lover!

This is a double layer sheet cake. I crumb coated it then went back with a layer of white frosting. I cut the “cookies” in different lengths to represent a beach fence and glued them to the side of the cake with additional frosting where necessary. I did learn however, that this should be your last step … Read more

Coolest Seashell Cake

I made this cake for a lady at work that loved the beach.  I baked 4 round cakes, stacked and iced them.  I baked a small square cake and when it cooled I cut it into strips to place on top of the shell to look like the ridges a shell naturally has. I always … Read more

Dig in the Dirt Turtle Sandbox Cake

Dig in the Dirt Turtle Sandbox Cake

My grandson turned 2 and his favorite thing to do was play in the sand box, so I decided to make a turtle sandbox cake, just like the one he played in. It was not as hard to do as I thought it would be. It was a big hit with all the kids but … Read more

Enchanted Fairy Island Birthday Cake

Enchanted Fairy Island Birthday Cake

“Fairies and pirates, pixie dust and buried treasures… how do I capture that in a cake?” That was all I could think of in my jet lagged, exhausted head. My daughter’s 4th birthday party was 3 days away, and I had just landed after a 24h flight, and was devising a strategy on how to prepare … Read more

Cool Homemade Beach Party Cake

Coolest Beach Party Cake

This was a beach party cake for my niece and nephew.  It is a 2 layer cake. I carved out a spot for the swimming pool and filled it with partially set blue jello gelatin.  The beach sand is crushed graham crackers mixed with a little white granulated sugar.  I piped little outfits onto teddy … Read more

Coolest Mermaid Birthday Cake

Coolest Mermaid Birthday Cake

I made this mermaid birthday cake for my niece Oroni who turned three in November 2012. The cake is a chocolate chiffon cake (recipe from joyofbaking.com) which is a cross between butter cake and sponge cake. Mermaid Birthday Cake Instructions I crumb coated all sides of the cake, apart from the sandy part, with light blue buttercream … Read more

Coolest Littlest Pet Shop Beach Scene Cake Idea

Homemade Littlest Pet Shop Beach Scene Cake Idea

My oldest daughter was turning 10 in July and wanted at least a 2 tiered cake for her birthday and she loves Littlest pet shop,(she owns at least 100 of the pets) so we went online and got some neat Littlest Pet Shop Beach Scene Cake Ideas to look like the beach and use the … Read more

Cute Homemade All Edible Beach Cake

Homemade Beach Cake

This Beach Cake was made from a rectangle pan. I made the volley ball net out of pretzel sticks and royal icing. The surf shop has 2 gum cut out surf boards. The shop is a muffin with pretzels for the roof, yellow icing, black icing for the door. The sign is made from a … Read more

Cute Homemade Beach Birthday Cake for a Retirement Party

Homemade Beach Birthday Cake

This Beach Birthday Cake was for a retirement party. The couple were going to be heading to Florida! It is a double layer cake. 9in bottom and 6 inch on top. For the ocean I used buttercream with blue coloring – I didn’t mix very well and then would use some white swirled in to … Read more