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

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

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

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

Beach Cake

Sand Castle Adventure

I made this cake for my son’s 1st birthday. When I found out I was pregnant we went with an underwater fish theme for the nursery and figured to stick with it for the first birthday party as well. I decorated the cake on the water side with pipping gel that I tinted light blue … Read more

Coolest Beach Theme Cake

Homemade Beach Theme Cake

I started out with knowing that I had to make a cake for my mom’s birthday. And she lives in Florida, and loves the beach. So that’s where the idea for a Beach Theme Cake came from. I just iced the whole cake white and made it kind of messy looking, then I used an … Read more

Sweet Homemade Beach Birthday Cake for my Daughter

Homemade Beach Birthday Cake

My daughter turned 3 this year and I made her party on the beach, the kids loved it! I covered this Beach Birthday Cake with blue icing first, then made the doll, crab and palm tree from sugar paste (leaves with foam). The ‘sand’ is Muscovado sugar. I added shark sweets and jelly beans for … Read more

Coolest Homemade Beach Theme Kid Birthday Cake Ideas 2

This unique birthday cake was made for my daughters 18th birthday. She was getting ready to take a trip to Florida and loves the beach. I decided it was too much work to give the teddy graham bears suits, so it became a nude beach instead.I used a 9×13 cake but you could use any … Read more

Coolest Beach Theme Birthday Cake

Homemade Beach Theme Birthday Cake

This is a homemade beach theme birthday cake I made for a friend’s surprise birthday party. I’d seen a couple similar to this online, but added my own flair to represent the guest of honor. It’s two 10″ cakes, one yellow, one devil’s food, with a layer of fudge filling in between. It’s frosted with … Read more