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

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

Coolest Homemade Pink and Purple Carousel Cake

Homemade Carousel Cake

The idea for this Carousel Cake came from the Australian Women’s Weekly Birthday Cake book, I made it for my daughter’s first birthday. Both layers are chocolate cake with an inverted chocolate muffin on top. I covered each of the three parts in chocolate buttercream, then pink rolled fondant. The horses are edible – I … Read more

Coolest Merry Go Round Cake

Homemade Merry Go Round Cake

I made this cake from the women’s weekly cake book; it was definitely a labour of love, not hard but time consuming. I bought the wooden horses of eBay! And painted them well ahead of time, I also did the ribbons ahead of time and instead of bamboo skewers I used round chop sticks. And … Read more

Coolest Homemade Carousel Cake Ideas 4

I made the animals several days ahead. We printed animal pictures from the web covered them with wax paper and outlined them with Royal Icing. We then filled in the outlines with a thinned version of Royal Icing (Wiltons color flow recipe.) The animals had to dry for several days. We made them thick enough … Read more

Coolest JoJo Circus Cake Photos and How-To Tips 4

Friends of mine had asked me to make the jojo circus cake for their daughters JoJo’s Circus birthday. I wanted to do something that wasn’t too difficult but still looked really cute. This is just a two-level cake with butter cream icing. I used a decorative comb to make the sides a little more interesting … Read more

Coolest Homemade Circus Clown Cakes 8

I prepared this Circus clown cake by making a 10-inch round cake for the bottom tier. The top tier was baked in a Pampered Chef Small Batter Bowl. I piped the clown body with a star tip and used a clown head you can get at any craft store. I got the idea for the … Read more