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

Easy Homemade Beach Birthday Cake for my Mom

Homemade Beach Birthday Cake

My mom celebrated her birthday this year at the beach with her grandkids and I decided to make a beach-themed birthday cake for her. I looked at this site for ideas and this was the end result. The pink beach towels were sticks of chewing gum and the sand was crumbled-up Nilla Wafers. It’s difficult … Read more

Cool Homemade Beach Scene Birthday Cake

Homemade Beach Birthday Cake

I have been personalizing birthday cakes for years now, and I have never spent more than $15.00 on the personal touches that can make a cake really unique. With a little extra time and planning, you can have a creative themed cake in a few hours. This Beach birthday cake is the first creative cake … Read more

Coolest 7 Mile Beach Birthday Cake

Homemade 7 Mile Beach Birthday Cake

My daughter turned 11 and wanted a beach birthday cake to go with her birthday party on 7 Mile beach in Grand Cayman where we live. We went to the candy store and found some really cool chocolate rocks and I built the cake from that. I wanted some palm trees but because the beach … Read more

Coolest Homemade Beach Theme Kid Birthday Cake Ideas 7

Kid Birthday Cake Recipe: Chocolate Cake mix 2 Cans White Frosting Blue food coloring 1 box Instant Jell-O in Blue Raspberry Runts candy brown sugar teddy grahams Swedish fish I prepared a 9×13 cake as directed. While the cake cooled I put together the Jell-O and put in the fridge to semi set. I cut … Read more

Unique Birthday Cake Ideas for a Beach Theme Party 11

This unique birthday cake was created for my nieces birthday party. She had just returned home from Hawaii and wanted to carry on the fun. The cake decoration was inspired by her birthday invitation. I first made a chocolate cake (any sheet size will work). The cake was frosted and filled with buttercream icing. The … Read more

Cool Homemade Beach Cake with Water Splash

Homemade Beach Cake

I first rolled fondant over entire cake and then used blue color mist to spray on cake. I used white buttercream icing on half the cake and then spread smashed up vanilla wafers for sand. The water on the beach cake is just blue buttercream icing. I used the icing spatula to rough up the … Read more

Coolest Beach Scene Birthday Cake

Homemade Beach Scene Birthday Cake

This Beach Scene Birthday Cake was for my niece’s birthday. I used two boxes of yellow cake mix. I crushed graham cracker crumbs for the beach sand. I used vanilla frosting with blue dye for the water. The palm trees were pretzel rods dipped in chocolate. The palm branches were made from Air Heads, but … Read more

Coolest Beach Luau Birthday Cake

Homemade Beach Luau Birthday Cake

I made this 3 tier Homemade Beach Luau Birthday Cake for my niece Breanna. She was having a Luau/ Beach theme party for her 6th birthday. I have made a few cakes with Marshmallow Fondant. So I wanted to use bright colors and we had picked out some suckers to go with the theme. Some … Read more