Coolest Crane Cake

Crane Cake

I made this crane cake for my son’s first birthday. I got the idea from a Wilton cake year book. The crane is made out of the 3D train pan and we just cut off a few things to make it look like a crane. We used a plastic dowel and wrapped it in black … Read more

Coolest Bulldozer Birthday Cake

Homemade Bulldozer Birthday Cake

For my son’s 3rd birthday he initially requested a crane cake. After doing a little research online I quickly realized that my cake making skills are not yet refined enough to make a cake hang in the air! I decided to persuade him to want a Homemade Bulldozer Birthday Cake. Once I did this I … Read more

Cool Homemade Construction Digger Cake

Construction Digger Cake

This construction digger cake was requested by my daughter for her second birthday. My wife made two loaf-shaped, hot milk sponge cakes. One was cut in two for the ‘axels’ and the other rested across them for the ‘body’. The wheels were two large and two small ring doughnuts, coated in black icing. The two … Read more

Coolest Backhoe Cake

Homemade Backhoe Cake

My son was turning 3 and nothing suited him better than a Backhoe cake. I got my basic ideas from this site and went from there. I started by baking cakes- one in a large loaf pan and 2 in small loaf pans. I cut the end off the loaf pan cake to make the … Read more

Cool Homemade Bulldozer Cake

Bulldozer Cake

For my son’s third birthday he wanted a construction party, complete with a bulldozer cake. Having never really created anything other than simple cakes with “Happy Birthday” spelled out on top, I was determined to make it myself and utterly unsure how I was supposed to create such a request. He did not want Bob … Read more

Construction Vehicle Cake

Bulldozer Cake

My son is your typical digger/truck/tractor mad kid and for his second birthday I decided to get creative and make him a cake reflecting that. I had a good look at all the cakes on this website and then ended up getting the idea from one of his t-shirts which had a 2-D picture of … Read more

Coolest Dump Truck Cake

Homemade Dump Truck Cake

I wanted to make a cake for my son’s 1st birthday and was inspired by the cute dump truck invitations I found for the party along with ideas from this website. I should mention that I’ve never decorated a cake before, unless you count watching chefs on TV! Honestly, this dump truck cake took some … Read more

Coolest Excavator Cake

Homemade Excavator Cake

I made this Excavator cake for my friend’s son’s 2nd B-Day….he loves “diggies”! The base of the machine is a 12×18 vanilla pound cake that I cut and carved into shape. I had a lot of help from my husband with the design after he informed me that me original drawing was “all wrong”! The … Read more