Coolest Unicorn Carousel Cake

Coolest Unicorn Carousel Cake

I made this unicorn carousel cake for my stepdaughter’s 12th birthday. She loves unicorns and I found a silicon mold of a unicorn carousel figure to use. Steps for Making the Unicorn Carousel Cake The bottom is a two layer 9 inch chocolate cake with peanut butter filling (her favorite, and mine), iced with homemade … Read more

Sweetest Circus Baby Shower Cake

Sweetest Circus Baby Shower Cake

This circus baby shower cake was made for the sweetest mommy to be. Her friends threw her the bestest shower you could imagine… just like being under the big top! The cake was so much fun. White cake smothered in vanilla buttercream. Pieces shaped from fondant and gum paste… flags, buttons, stripes, diamonds and curly … Read more

Cool Homemade 3D Carousel Cake With Fondant Decorations

Coolest Carousel Cake

I cheated and used a box cake for this carousel cake for a carnival birthday party. For one layer I made an 8 inch round cake. For the second layer, I used a glass bowl. Using dowels and an empty container (once used for toddler snacks) I inverted the bowl layer onto a round piece … Read more

Coolest Circus Tent Cake With Matching Cupcakes

Circus Tent Party Cake

A friend asked me to make a “circus themed” cake for her 4 year old. I had make 100’s of cupcakes and as it was a friend so I didn’t want to say no. What started out to be a simple request took me hours, hours of research! I Googled  ” circus themed cakes” and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Clown Cake

Coolest Homemade Clown Cake

I made this cake for my six year old little boy’s best friend. To decide on a design that will fit the picture in the imagination of a child, I asked my 6 year old daughter to draw a picture of a clown. I baked a sponge cake and cut it out in the shape … Read more

Sweet Homemade Carousel Birthday Cake for a 14th Birthday

Coolest Carousel Birthday Cake

My son requested a carousel birthday cake for his 14th birthday.  Usually the kids pick something that they are into at the time, but my oldest has begun challenging me just to see if I can do it.  I like to make the whole cake edible, no plastic parts or Styrofoam to hold it together.  … Read more

Coolest Big Top Cake

I was asked to make a big top cake. Well, I was sooo excited to get started, I started with a cake dummy size 7″ round and I made a dome out of cardboard and then covered the whole cake dummy in white icing, and this was left overnight to dry out. Then the next … Read more

Coolest Spinning Carousel Birthday Cake

Coolest Spinning Carousel Birthday Cake

My son was having a carnival-themed party for his 4th birthday and we came up with the idea to make a carousel birthday cake. Many of the ideas came to me as I was going along. I started with a two-layer cake, iced it in white and used the funfetti decorations that came along with … Read more

Coolest Crazy Circus Cake

Coolest Crazy Circus Cake

I had made this crazy circus cake for my daughter’s 2nd birthday themed as circus. This was my first stacked cake EVER ! I was so proud of myself and the feedback I received from everyone at the party and online just made the experience awesome  The way I began my cake was with the cake mix and separating into … Read more

Coolest Carnival Birthday Cake

Coolest Carnival Birthday Cake

When my son was 4 years old he attended his sister’s play at school and was amazed what how they performed. The play was all about the Cape minstrels.  Since then his been fascinated with them.  He made his Ouma make him a costume, whilst choosing his own colors. When it came to his 5th birthday he … Read more

Simple Clown Cake

Simple Clown Cake

My son had a carnival at his school and I signed up to enter a cake for the cake walk and this clown cake is what I entered.  It was just a plain, simple round cake with a clown, very colorful and M & M’s on the side to add some color and texture.  It … Read more

My Little Pony Merry-Go-Round Cake

My Little Pony Merry-Go-Round Cake

This My Little Pony merry-go-round cake was done for a little girl’s 1st birthday. She liked the My Little Pony theme. So I baked 2 x 9″ rainbow cakes. These were cut into layers to allow the 1 layer to be used for the merry go round top. I covered the cakes with a vanilla crumb … Read more

Coolest Carnival Cake

Coolest Carnival Cake

Wow! what a great adventure it was making this carnival cake. It was made for my nephew and niece’s birthday party. They had a Carnival themed party. I had a great time making the little animals and people, watching them come to life. They were all made of fondant. I worked on these for over … Read more

Cute Homemade Carousel Birthday Cake for a 5th Birthday

Homemade Carousel Birthday Cake

I made this Carousel Birthday Cake for a friend’s daughter’s 5th birthday, which had a circus theme. The idea came from other examples on this web page. The base was a double layer chocolate cake made in round 9 inch pans with white butter cream frosting. The basic cake was assembled, then top covered in … Read more

Coolest Girls Carousel Cake

Homemade Girls Carousel Cake

I made this pink pony Homemade Girls Carousel Cake for my daughter’s third birthday. I purchased the plain craft wood horses from a craft store and then gave them a couple of coats of white non-toxic acrylic paint, let them dry and then got to work with my glue gun some felt and a little … Read more

Coolest Homemade Carousel Cake Ideas 2

This carousel cake was inspired by some of the cakes that are already on this site. I made it for my daughters first birthday. The base is two 9″ round cakes. I used yellow boxed cake mix and put a little colored frosting in between the layers for a fun effect when it was cut. … Read more

Coolest Circus Tent Cake

Homemade Circus Tent Cake

I got the idea of a circus/ carnival party for my daughter’s third birthday after seeing a TV show where they did it. I found this Circus Tent Cake idea on this site and adapted it to fit her party. This cake took two mixes to make. I started with a 9X13″ cake and a … Read more

Coolest JoJo Circus Cake Photos and How-To Tips 2

I made this JoJo circus cake for my nephews first birthday. Originally I had no clue who JoJo was and wasn’t able to find much on cakes with that theme so I looked at many sites and combined those ideas with my own vision for this JoJo’s Circus cake. I used the JoJo’s circus characters … Read more

Coolest Homemade Circus Clown Cakes 6

I made this Circus clown cake for a circus party. I should mention that I am a clown and also entertained at the party. I thought it would be appropriate for a clown to bring a clown party cake! I used 2 Duncan Hines yellow cake mixes. I baked the party cake in two 6-inch … Read more

Coolest Circus Carousel Birthday Cake

Homemade Circus Carousel Birthday Cake

This homemade Circus Carousel birthday cake was a combination layer cake. I used three 9″ layers, covered in fondant, with animal-shaped sugar cookies and a paper carousel top. The three cake layers were made using two cake mixes, one chocolate and one vanilla, with enough batter to spare to make twelve cupcakes as well. Once … Read more

Coolest Carousel Cake

Homemade Carousel Cake

My niece Maya was having a carnival birthday party for her seventh birthday and requested a carousel cake. I was inspired by many of the cakes I viewed on coolest-birthday-cakes.com. I purchased some toy horses and glued ribbon roses to them to make them more decorative. I baked two cakes, one vanilla and one chocolate … Read more

Coolest Homemade Carousel Cake Ideas 3

I baked this carousel cake using a recipe in two 9″ round cake pans. Then I baked sugar cookies in zoo animal shapes-zebra, lions, giraffe, elephant and the letters of her name. Bake lots of extra cookies as they tend to break. I gave the extra unbroken ones to people who didnt want cake. The … Read more

Coolest JoJo Circus Cake Photos and How-To Tips 3

We simply used a 2-layer round cake for our JoJo circus cake and colored the frosting for the hat. The hair was made of Twizzlers and the nose and pom-pom on the hat were chocolate covered cherries. The eyes were drawn on with black decorating gel. We put a couple toothpicks in the cake to … Read more