Easy Construction Site Cake

Easy Construction Site Cake

I used to be a cake decorating show addict (Food Network Challenge, Ace of Cakes, Cake Boss, etc.).   My husband used to make fun of me because I don’t cook and I don’t bake, but I would watch these shows incessantly.  Those who can’t do, watch others do on TV!  Then I had kids and … Read more

Coolest 2 Year Old’s Under Construction Cake

Coolest 2 Year Old's Under Construction Cake

Since the moment our son was born our world has consisted of  log trucks, pickup trucks, dump trucks, tractors, monster trucks, tools, hardhats, dirt, etc. I thought it would be awesome if I made a  “construction” theme birthday cake for his 2nd birthday. I searched online for weeks for perfect ideas and came up with a mixture of all … Read more

Coolest Construction Zone Cake

Coolest Construction Zone Cake

My grandson’s birthday. My daughter wanted me to make a cake because she knows I like to have fun. I had a few weeks to figure it out. Well he’s a boy, and I guess boys and trucks go together. I really need a bigger kitchen! So, I decided to make  a construction zone theme. I … Read more

Cool Homemade 3 Tiered Construction Birthday Cake

Coolest Construction Birthday Cake

I made this construction birthday cake for my grandson’s 2nd birthday. I started with a three tier mountain cake with a chocolate road leading to a one tier cake. To make the large construction cones I used ice cream cones covered with orange candy melts placed on chocolate covered graham crackers. All the lettering and signs … Read more

Cool Construction Cake

Cool Construction Cake

I got my inspiration for this construction cake  from a friend who’d made a similar one. I just made a basic chocolate cake recipe and I used an online guide to cut the pieces of cake and join to make the ‘3’. “How to make number cakes” by H. Harris seems to be a popular one to … Read more

Construction Site Cake with Diggers and Edible Rocks!

Construction Site Cake

My three-year-old son is very into “diggers” right now, so I knew this cake would be a hit. I found a photo online for inspiration for this cake, and I would happily give credit, but could not find the source. The cake itself is three layers of a 12-inch round cake – chocolate, of course. … Read more

A Realistic Construction “Wow” Cake that Stole the Show!

Construction "wow" cake

I want to start by saying I’m a complete beginner when it comes to birthday cakes! I was inspired to make a “wow” cake for my beautiful little boy because of a childhood memory of a cake my mum had made of a Dolly Varden Cake. I was 4 yrs old (now 36) and I still recollect on … Read more

Construction Scene Cake

Construction Scene

This construction scene cake was done for my son’s 1st birthday. It was very easy. I just made a sheet cake and iced it brown. It has been awhile but I think I used crumbled cookie for the dirt. I even dug a hole in the cake where I put the backhoe. I bought the … Read more

Unique Birthday Cakes for a Construction Theme Party 4

His dad sent me a photo of the birthday boy all dressed up in his construction costume so I added him to the construction site as the foreman. I made “sand pile” and a “top soil pile” in the back corners using the mini wonder mold pan for the mounds. I iced them with butter … Read more

Coolest Homemade Construction Cake Photos and Tips 8

I made this dump cake for my sons birthday party. He loves cars and trucks. I made a rectangle sheet cake the day before the party and bought a cheap plastic construction set at Wal-Mart. I frosted the cake the morning of the party and placed the washed plastic pieces in place. I crushed vanilla … Read more

Cool Homemade Construction Site Cake

Daniel's Construction Site Cake

I made this construction site cake for my son’s fourth birthday. We designed it together after I perused many, many pictures of construction site cakes. The trucks and workers were purchased as a set by Wilton. The base cake was a 9×13 chocolate cake. I cut a small hole out and used that piece and … Read more

Unique Birthday Cakes for a Construction Theme Party 5

For the icing for the construction cake I tinted butter cream frosting brown and iced the cake and hill. I used some blue frosting to make a small pond and covered that in blue gel to make it look more water-like. I took some black frosting and made a small blacktop road on the construction … Read more

Coolest Homemade Construction Cake Photos and Tips 9

My friends son was turning 3 and they were having a Construction party for him. I purchased a construction vehicle play set (which also served as part of his birthday present) to make a “work site.” After washing the individual pieces I attached pieces of lollipop sticks to the bottoms with royal icing to serve … Read more

Coolest Homemade Construction Site Cake

Homemade Construction Site Birthday Cake

This constructions site cake was done for my son’s 5th birthday, his current interest being big trucks and construction equipment. I started with a half sheet cake (Wilton 1/2 sheet pan) and baked a half chocolate, half white cake mix. Using regular white buttercream icing I frosted the entire cake, making some landscape details like … Read more

Coolest Homemade Construction Cake Photos and Tips 10

This is the first time I ever did create something like this. My inspiration to do this was my son and also being sick of overpriced chintzy store bought cakes. My 4-year-old wanted his favorite construction trucks featured on his birthday cake. I made a 2-layer cake, (9X13 pans) and trimmed before icing it. I … Read more

Cute Homemade Construction Cake With Toy Tonkas

Construction Cake

My son loves construction trucks, so I decided to make him a construction cake. I used butter cream frosting and the Wilton gel coloring to get the proper colors. The dirt pile was extra cake crumbles, the road was crushed graham cracker, the grass was coconut dyed with green food coloring, and the rocks and … Read more

Unique Birthday Cakes for a Construction Theme Party 7

I used yellow and black gel for the construction zone stripes and cookie crumbs for the sand/dirt. You can add beige/white/brown M&Ms for rock piles etc. Very fun cake to make! Enjoyed by all!s for rock piles etc. Very fun cake to make! Enjoyed by all!

Coolest Homemade Construction Cake Photos and Tips 11

For this construction cake, I baked a chocolate sheet cake (any recipe that you like). After it cooled I froze it to make it easier to ice. Once it was frozen I iced it with white buttercream icing. I created a pond using blue Jello Jigglers. I just cut out a pond shape from the … Read more

Cool Homemade Construction Zone Birthday Cake

Homemade Construction Zone Birthday Cake

This Construction Zone Birthday Cake was pretty easy! I used a star tip with green icing for grass, added fake trees and a couple of construction cars with some crushed Oreo’s for a dump site and wrapped the edges in caution tape. Big hit! The cake was a 1/2 sheet pan size.

Unique Birthday Cakes for a Construction Theme Party 8

I started with a large sheet pan and I used 2 cake mixes total to fill the pan.I iced the cake with buttercream frosting, tinted a slightly beige color. I did my lettering and borders using yellow and black icing (I use Wilton paste colors). The lettering was yellow with a thinner black line on … Read more

Coolest Homemade Construction Birthday Cakes 0

I made this Construction Zone cake for my sons third birthday. He was (and still is!) very much into all things construction. I found lots of ideas on this website for construction birthday cakes and took a few ideas from several cakes and came up with my own design. It’s made with an 11×13 rectangular … Read more

Cool Construction Site Cake for Construction Theme Party

Homemade Construction Site Cake

I made this construction site cake for my son’s 3rd birthday. I had the party themed based on Construction Site. I made a basic chocolate cake with rich chocolate ganache filling and topped it with chocolate icing. I baked the cake at 5 in the morning. I let it rest for 5-6 hours and iced … Read more

Unique Birthday Cakes for a Construction Theme Party 9

This was a chocolate cake for my sons 2nd birthday. He loves cars and trucks! I went to a party store and purchased mini trucks and cars and arranged them on the top of cake. I used brown sugar to make a “dirt pile” and trimmed with M&Ms his other favorite thing. He really loved … Read more