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

Cool Homemade Red, White, Blue and Yellow Carousel Cake

Ciana's Carousel Cake

My sister and I created this carousel cake for my daughter’s 5th birthday. After looking at many of the cakes online here, my daughter decided on a carousel cake. Using ideas from other cakes, my sister and I created this unique cake. The cake itself is a basic 1-2-3 cake comprised of two 12-inch layers … Read more

Sweet Homemade Carousel Birthday Cake for a 2 Year Old

Homemade  Carousel Birthday Cake

This Carousel Birthday Cake was a simple adaptation of those on this wonderful site. It was created for my 2year old who loves carousels. We were not having a party and it was just going to be the immediate family of 5 adults, 1 sibling whose birthday is also in a few days. My objective … Read more

Coolest Carousel Birthday Cake

Homemade Carousel Birthday Cake

I made this carousel birthday cake for my granddaughter’s second birthday. This idea was from a 1983 Wilton book I had purchased years ago. The gum paste mold was no longer available for the canopy decoration so I measured around my pan and determined how many decorations I needed and traced an outline on parchment … Read more

Coolest Homemade Carousel Cake Ideas 8

We had a circus party for my daughters 7th birthday. I made a carousel cake. Carousel animals were cookies iced with royal icing. The cookie cutters I used mostly came from a Williams Sonoma set. Some also from Foose tinsmith (which has an incredible variety of cutters). Next time I’ll know to make more ponies … Read more

Coolest Circus Clown Cake

Homemade Circus Clown Cake

I had a circus theme for my son’s first birthday. The circus clown cake was a white cake that I made from scratch from the Better Homes and Garden’s cook book. Excellent recipe. The frosting was Wilton’s recipe for buttercream. Also excellent. I used 2 12-inch round pans to make the bottom layer, 2 9-inch … Read more

Coolest JoJo Circus Cake Photos and How-To Tips 8

For my sons third birthday, he begged for a clown cake but I’m not really good yet at making flat cakes and drawing faces. So I came up with the idea to make a JoJo circus cake with the toy characters. I used a 10-inch and 9-inch cake pan for the ‘stage’ and then used … Read more

Sweet Homemade Carousel Cake

Homemade Carousel Cake

This carousel cake was inspired by several cakes on this site. I found the swirl lollipop sticks and decided to do a carousel from them. The bottom is two 12 inch rounds, iced. On top of them is a layer of rice krispie treats pressed into a 12 inch round, hardened and then iced. Then … Read more

Cool Homemade Pink Carousel Cake

Homemade Carousel Cake

I cheated with this one, I used 3 Betty Crocker cake mixes and I made my own fondant icing (which I will never do again as it is too hard to get the right consistency). The decorating of this homemade carousel cake took forever to do, it was so hard especially when I had my … Read more

Amazing Homemade Blue and Green Carousel Birthday Cake

Homemade Carousel Birthday Cake

I made this Carousel Birthday Cake for my nephew’s 3rd birthday which was a carnival themed party. The base is two 12 inch round cakes and a 10 inch round cake on top of that. Inserted through the center of the base cakes is a glass sugar jar ( like the one’s in a diner … Read more

Coolest Homemade Carousel Cake Ideas 9

My daughter had been insisting on a merry-go-round party cake for her third birthday so we had a circus themed party. I made a two layer 14 inch cake for the base and a two layer 8 inch cake for the top part. The carousel horses are from Wilton and I painted them to match … Read more