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

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

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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

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

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

Coolest Homemade Carousel Cake

Homemade Carousel Cake

I made this Carousel cake for my daughter’s sixth birthday. At first, she wanted a My Little Pony cake, but then she came up with the idea of putting ponies on a carousel. Not exactly sure what I was going to do, I started with a deep 16″ diameter round cake pan and filled it … Read more

Coolest Merry Go Round 1st Birthday Cake

Homemade Merry Go Round 1st Birthday Cake

I found this cake in the Women’s Weekly Kid’s Birthday Cakes book and decided I had to make it for my twin girls (Grace and Hannah) first birthday on the weekend. I started on Friday, making the cakes (I used packet cakes – Betty Crocker Super Moist Vanilla Cake), to keep in the fridge and … Read more