Peppa, George and Dinosaur Cakes

Peppa, George and Dinosaur Cakes

These Peppa, George and Dinosaur cakes were a happy accident! I’d planned to make one big cake for my son’s birthday but the store had only small cake boards, so after a moment of panic I decided to make three smaller cakes. I baked two red velvet cakes in rectangular lasagna dish and cooled them. I Googled for … Read more

Coolest Stegosaurus Dinosaur Cake

Coolest Stegosaurus Dinosaur Cake

Like so many three year olds, my son HAD to have a dinosaur cake and stegosauruses were his favorite. His favorite color is green thus we have the green stegosaurus. For the body, I baked a chocolate cake in 3 round pans, let them cool, then cut them in half (into half rounds). I stood … Read more

Edoardosaurus-Rex Dinosaur Cake!

Edoardosaurus-Rex Dinosaur Cake!

I made this edoardosaurus-Rex Dinosaur cake for a friend’s son who was turning 8.  I found ideas on the internet and ended up adapting a template for a dragon cake.  I used two round 8 inch white/butter cakes.  The body is one of those cakes cut in half and put together, the other cake was cut … Read more

Coolest 3D Dinosaur Cake

Coolest 3D Dinosaur Cake

I made this 3D Dinosaur cake for my 3 year old nephew.  The inspiration came from looking at a lot of cakes online and tweaking the idea until it was what I wanted.  This particular cake is a stegosaurus, which is a leaf eater, but he looked a bit cooler with pointy teeth! I used a … Read more

Cool Homemade T-Rex Cake

T-Rex Fondant Cake

Two 9×13 cakes were used for the shape of this T Rex cake. Covered with buttercream and draped with fondant. Drape and create wrinkled flesh and tongue with fondant. Fondant is painted with a mix of orange vodka and food coloring. Eye and teeth are made with William-Sonoma Decorator pen.

Cute Homemade Buttercream Dinosaur Cake

Homemade Dinosaur Cake

I made this Dinosaur cake for my son’s 5th birthday. I made 2 round cakes, cut them in half and stood them upright back to back for the main body. I then freehand cut the tail from another round cake. Fairly easy to assemble, but forever to decorate. I piped the frosting, used raisins for … Read more

Coolest Stegosaurus Cake

Homemade Stegosaurus Cake

I made this Stegosaurus cake for my son’s 4th birthday party (but it could very easily be converted into a dragon or crocodile). The body was made from a round chocolate cake, cut in half across the top to make 2 half moon shapes and sandwiched together with caramel (sweetened condensed milk boiled in the … Read more

Cool Homemade Dinosaur Cake Idea

Homemade Dinosaur Cake Idea

I made this Dinosaur Cake Idea by using 2 round cake pans. I cut one cake in half and stood the pieces on their sides and then used the other cake to make the head, neck, and tail. The spikes are sugars (carrots) placed upside down into the dinosaur, the tongue is a heart sugar … Read more

Coolest Rex the Dinosaur Cake

Homemade Rex the Dinosaur Cake

My son asked for a green dinosaur cake for his 3rd birthday, so I went online and found a real cute Betty Crocker Rex the Dinosaur Cake recipe which looked easy enough to make. For the cake itself he choose chocolate orange (we’re dealing with a little boy who really knows what he likes here!). … Read more

Cute Homemade 3D Dinosaur Cake With Back Plates

Homemade Dinosaur Cake

My nephew has a love for dinosaurs and this Dinosaur cake is his first birthday with me so I wanted to make it special. His mum planned a dino party and the cake had to a dinosaur of course. The challenge was shaping it but that actually turned out to be okay and my sister … Read more

Coolest Homemade Dinosaur Cake Photos and How-To Tips 9

For each dinosaur cake, I baked one round cake and one square cake. I cut the round cake in half and positioned each half on its cut end, using frosting to hold them together as the body. Then I cut the tail, legs and head out of the square cake and “glued” it all together … Read more

Coolest Dinosaur Cake Photos and How-To Tips 1

Kevin wanted to use them for the eyebrows which surprisingly looked cute. I used Nestle Crunch Sticks and green Sour Strings for the palm tree. I suggest making the palm tree right before serving (sour strings break and get droopy).

Coolest Pink Dinosaur Cake

Dinosaur Cake

My daughter wanted a pink dinosaur for her 3rd birthday cake. I searched online to find the perfect dinosaur cake and ended up using the idea from Tomara B. on this site. It was a hit, the kids and parents loved it. I followed the instructions to use 2 round 9″ pans as listed and … Read more

Cool Homemade Dinosaur Cake for Museum Birthday Party

Homemade Dinosaur Cake

My son’s 4th birthday was held at the Museum, where we go every couple of months to view the dinosaur exhibits. I organized a guided tour of the dinosaur exhibits throughout the museum for a small donation of $50 (my choice to pay) and the kids were given dinosaur tails to wear and were given … Read more

Coolest Girls Dinosaur Birthday Cake

Homemade Girls Dinosaur Birthday Cake

My daughter asked me to make her a dinosaur cake for her third birthday because she loves Dorothy the dinosaur so I said ‘ok, I will try’ and when I was finished I was very happy, I couldn’t believe I had done it! She was sooo happy! I used 3 butter cake mixes and baked … Read more

Cool Homemade Dinosaur 1st Birthday Cake

Homemade Dinosaur Birthday Cake Idea

For my son’s 1st birthday I planned everything around dinosaurs, so of course I needed a Dinosaur Birthday Cake Idea! I baked 2 9” round cakes from a box and a 24 mini cupcakes. After the cakes had completely cooled I popped them in the freezer overnight. I made a template on paper for a … Read more

Coolest Orange T-Rex Dinosaur Cake

"Buddy"

For my son’s 4th birthday he wanted a dinosaur cake that was orange and blue, like Buddy on Dinosaur Train. I used a 13 inch round pan for the body, cut in half and stood together upright. I used a pampered chef small batter bowl for the head (cut in half) and the left over … Read more

Coolest Ankyosaurus Dinosaur Cake

Homemade Ankyosaurus Dinosaur Cake

For my “inherited” grandson’s 4th birthday he asked me to make him a dinosaur cake. Silly me, I asked him what kind of dinosaur. Whoever has heard of an Ankyosaurus? Turns out it was pretty simple to make. I baked 3 round cakes of graduating sizes, 5 regular size cupcakes, 11 mini cupcakes, one small … Read more

Coolest Homemade Dinosaur Cake Photos and How-To Tips 10

I then mixed up a batch of butter cream icing to decorate it. I mixed lighter colors so as not to make this dinosaur look mean or scary. I outlined the cake with a Wilton tip #16 and filled in using tip#16 with appropriate colors. For his party, we had several activities such as dino-bowling, … Read more

Coolest Dinosaur Cake Photos and How-To Tips 2

My son loves the green T-Rex looking dinosaurs so I chose this pattern for his cake. I prepared it using one box of yellow cake mix. I invested in a few different cake decorating tips. I usually use #18 to make the large star shaped patterns all around. I pipe in the outline then use … Read more

Cool Homemade Dinosaur Cake Using Wilton Cake Release

Dinosaur Cake

I made this dinosaur cake for my 6 year old’s birthday, he loves everything dinosaur. I used a dinosaur cake pan, I also used Wilton cake release and really made sure to put it in the crease of the pans so I could see the out line of the dinosaur. I then decorated with homemade … Read more

Coolest T-Rex Dinosaur Birthday Cake

Homemade T-Rex Dinosaur Birthday Cake

Ok this homemade T-Rex dinosaur birthday cake was a work of art in progress for my 10 year old lol… What I used were Wilton pans 8in, 10in, 12in, & 14in. After all the cakes were baked, I sliced them in half and frosted them. Then decided to frost the layers in bold “boy” colors. … Read more

Cute Homemade Purple Dinosaur Cake

Homemade Dinosaur Cake

I made this cake for my friend’s son’s 4th birthday. This was the first time I had ever made a ‘special cake’. I had a trial run and this was the second version. I used two cakes one was an 8″/20cm deep round cake tin and the other was a deep rectangular tin 7.5″ x … Read more