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

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

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 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

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 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 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 Horse Carousel Cake

Homemade Horse Carousel Cake

I made this Horse Carousel Cake for my daughter’s 1st birthday. I made 2x 8inch round cakes. One was vanilla sponge. The other was chocolate sponge. A packet mixture would be fine. I levelled the cakes and filled them both with jam and cream. I dirty iced the cakes with dream whip. Then covered both … Read more

Cute Homemade Pink Carousel Birthday Cake

Homemade Carousel Birthday Cake

I made this homemade carousel birthday cake for my daughter’s 1st birthday. The 2 main cakes, and muffin size cake were made from basic vanilla cake mixes. They were covered with royal icing, coloured pink. The centre piece, was the centre roll from cling wrap, covered with musk sticks and fizzers. The horses, I found … Read more

Coolest Girl’s Carousel Cake

Homemade Girl's Carousel Cake

We spent my daughter’s 4 birthday party at a kiddie carnival so I promised I would attempt a Girl’s Carousel Cake. My ideas were largely inspired by this site so I thought I would share my outcome. I used 10″ on the bottom and 6″ pan on the top with a 7″ round to attach … Read more

Coolest Homemade Carousel Cake Ideas 5

I made this carousel cake for my daughters 3rd birthday – she was enthralled with carousels. I used the Wilton separator set which my husband repainted in our theme colors. The base is 2-layer 12-inch and the top a 2-layer 8-inch. The color candies in the shell border are thin wafer candies. I molded candy … Read more

Cool Homemade 2-Tier Circus Cake

Circus Cake

I baked 1 16″ and 1 12″ round cake and used a carousel 2-tier kit I found at the craft store. This circus cake requires dowels, I used wooden ones to hold the layers. The inside had confetti in the batter and I used the confetti frosting to decorate. The clowns were piped on using … Read more

Coolest Carousel Child Birthday Cake

Homemade Carousel Child Birthday Cake

This Carousel Child Birthday Cake was fairly simple to construct. I started with two 8″ round cakes and used some wedding pillars to support the 6″ cake top. I iced all of it with pure white buttercream. My daughter wanted “pink and blue stars with horses!” I searched far and wide for plain horses then … Read more

Fun Homemade Pink and Yellow Carousel Birthday Cake

Homemade Carousel Birthday Cake

I made this Homemade Carousel Birthday Cake for my niece’s first birthday. I used a regular yellow cake. For the base of the carousel I made two layers in a 12 inch pan. I iced with a butter cream icing to ice between the layers as well as to decorate with. I cut dowels and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Carousel Cake Ideas 6

I made this carousel cake in 2005 for my daughters first birthday. It may not look it but this cake was very simple to make. All it is: two round Madeira cakes covered in pink ready roll fondant icing then decorated with different colour tubes of icing. The horses I drew by hand onto card … Read more

Cute Homemade Carousel Cake for my Daughter

Homemade Carousel Cake

I needed a birthday cake for my daughter and I liked the idea of a carousel cake. I had seen one online from a cake store but it was £180! I had recently discovered a cake decorating shop near me and had started decorating cup cakes and cookies for various holidays and for fun with … Read more

Coolest Carousel Cake Design

Homemade Carousel Cake Design

My daughter wanted a Carousel Cake Design for her 4th birthday party. My husband and I decided it HAD to go around and around like a real carousel. With a little work it did! The cake was the easy part. I baked two round chocolate cakes. The recipe on the Hershey’s Cocoa box is the … Read more

Coolest Carousel Birthday Cake 53

Homemade Carousel Birthday Cake

I was asked to make a carousel birthday cake for a friend’s daughter who was turning 3. I purchased the carousel at my local Michaels. The cake was made from a Betty Crocker white cake mix (my favorite to use). The bottom was made from a 10” round pan that I made two of and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Carousel Cake Ideas 7

This is a great carousel cake. Three pictures of the carousel cake followed by three pictures that show the component parts and how it was put together. Bottom part is two-layer 12-inch-diameter white cakes frosted with white buttercream icing. Then white plastic turn style (Wilton lazy susan for cake decorating) was placed on top, resting … Read more