Coolest 3rd Birthday Bulldozer Cake

Coolest 3rd Birthday Bulldozer Cake

I made this bulldozer cake for my son’s 3rd birthday!  I love decorating cakes, and feel that I am fairly good at it. I must admit, though, when my son requested a bulldozer cake, I wasn’t entirely confident that I could pull that one off, especially because I wanted the cake to be 3D. I think … Read more

Cool Digger Dirt Cake – You Can Dig Your Own Cake!

Cool Digger Dirt Cake - You Can Dig Your Own Cake!

My son Tyler’s digger cake, that’s what he call’s it. Oh, he loves to dig. So my husband and I have been thinking about this cake for the last couple months, what are we going to do. We had bought the dump truck already, then two days before his birthday I had this idea, lets … Read more

Coolest Dozer Cake

Homemade Dozer Cake

I made a dozer cake for my son’s school party and after a few people saw it, I got my first order. The hardest part was constructing the dozer and the sponge was crumbling because I prefer using a sponge cake for a good tasting cake. Everthing is edible on the cake, and the fondant … Read more

Cool Homemade 3D Bulldozer Cake

Homemade Bulldozer Cake

My son was approaching his 21st and said he would like a bulldozer cake. He works for Caterpillar as a heavy machinery mechanic, so I knew he would pay attention to detail. My daughter and I spent the morning with all sorts of machinery books, rectangular sponges, yellow icing and licorice covering our dining table. … Read more

Easy DIY Dump Truck Birthday Cake

Homemade Dump Truck Birthday Cake

I made this dump truck birthday cake as a smash cake for my God son’s first birthday! I had been looking at dump truck cakes online trying to find a recipe and some instructions I could follow. I never really found one that I fell in love with so I sketched out a blueprint for … Read more

Coolest Homemade Construction Cake Photos and Tips 6

My nephew/godson turned one on June 3rd and since I gave his mom the idea of doing a construction site birthday theme & he is nicknamed tank, I figured it was only logical that I make him a Tonka truck. I used 3 sheet cakes for the main body parts, French Curlers dipped in chocolate … Read more

Coolest Homemade Construction Birthday Cake

Homemade Construction Birthday Cake

I made this Construction birthday cake for a four year old friend of mine. The base cake, which formed the construction site, was a yellow cake and the dump truck was a pound cake.

Cool Homemade Bulldozer Cake Idea

Homemade Bulldozer Cake

I made this bulldozer cake for my son’s first birthday. It was made out of 2 loaf tins (large and medium) and a 24cm square cake. I used 4 Green’s buttercake packet mixes. To construct it I used the large loaf cake for the body of the bulldozer, cut the medium loaf as the cab … Read more

Cool Homemade Dump Truck Birthday Cake

Homemade Dump Truck Birthday Cake

I made this Dump Truck Birthday Cake for my son’s 3rd birthday. I got the idea from a Wilton Fondant Yearbook. We used blue and grey to match my husband’s flat bed truck. To make the truck I covered a Styrofoam block with foil to raise the cake. For the truck body, I baked chocolate … Read more

Coolest Homemade Construction Cake Photos and Tips 7

To make this construction cake, I started with a rectangular cake. I printed the image off on the computer, and placed it on to the cake. I carved around the paper to shape the cake. Then, I iced the Shrek cake using butter cream icing.

Coolest Homemade Construction and Dump Cake Photos and Tips 11

My son announced he did not want a dump cake for his construction-themed 4th birthday party but a crane cake! And not only a crane but a crawler crane — not a truck crane. (No using of cookies or doughnuts for wheels!) Well I like a challenge. The crane arm is pieced together with Pepperidge … Read more

Coolest Construction Site Dumper Truck Cake

Homemade Construction Site Dumper Truck Cake

This Construction Site Dumper Truck Cake is my second attempt at making a creative birthday cake, the first one was a Disney princess castle. I made this for my nephew’s first birthday and was told by my sister that the theme of the party was dumper trucks and diggers. So I started off thinking about … Read more

Coolest Bulldozer Cake

Homemade Bulldozer Cake

With a little boy who loves bulldozers and me keen to try cake making, this seemed to be the best way to do my first decorated bulldozer cake. I made a cake in a 27cm long loaf tin that had pretty straight sides. I then cut the top 1/3 of the cake off and placed … Read more

Cool Homemade Dump Truck Cake

Homemade Dump Truck Cake

This dump truck cake was the second cake I have every made. It was more of a challenge than I thought it was going to be. I first made a homemade chocolate cake in a half sheet pan. I then cut out the shape of the truck free hand, and set a side the extra … Read more

Coolest Tonka Cake

Homemade Tonka Cake

I made this Tonka cake for my son’s 2nd birthday, it was a Tonka theme party. It is 2 13×9 cakes layered. I used the extra cake from when I leveled it for the dirt path and the dirt in the trucks. I found some trucks he had in his toy box and used them … Read more

Coolest Digger Cake

Homemade Digger Cake

My eldest son was mad about trucks generally, especially diggers and bulldozers, so my husband and I set about trying to make him a ‘digger’ cake for his 2nd birthday. The base was easy, I just made my favourite caramel chocolate mudcake recipe and put it into a large square tin. I bought an icing … Read more

Cute Homemade Dump Truck Cake and Smash Cake

Dump Truck and Smash Cake

This is a cake that I did for a one year old birthday. The mom had sticker of what she wanted the dump truck and smash cake to look like. Both cakes are frosted with butter cream frosting. For the Dump Truck, I baked 3 bread loaf pans. Cut in one in half, and stacked, … Read more

Coolest Homemade Construction Cake Photos and Tips 9

Next I cut a small chunk for the cab and adhered it to the top using icing. I left a one-inch gap and then adhered the third layer to the second layer with icing. For the top of the dump part I used the 8×8 square- trimming it down to a 7×6 size. When I … Read more

Coolest Dumper Truck Cake 32

This dump truck cake was made for my sons 4th birthday using ideas picked up from this site. It’s made from two 2lb loaf Madeira cakes. I turned one upside down to make the base and iced it using yellow fondant icing. I cut a third off the other cake and turned it upside down … Read more

Coolest Pumper Truck Cake

Homemade Pumper Truck Cake

I made this Pumper Truck cake at my three year old’s request. Of all things, he wanted a pumper truck! I baked one 9″ x 13″ and two 8″ x 8″ cakes for the cab and flat bed. Once cooled, I stacked them, with icing between the layers, and wrapped the whole thing in plastic … Read more

Easy DIY Construction Digger Cake

Homemade Construction Digger Cake

My little boy had a “construction” party for his 5th birthday and I made him this excavator / Construction Digger Cake. I made chocolate fudge brownie cake as it is firmer than other cakes and built the basic shapes of the cab and the bulldozer part and covered it all in yellow coloured fondant icing … Read more