Cool Homemade Jurassic Park Cake

Jurassic Park Cake

My 5-year-old son, obsessed with dinosaurs, specifically requested a “Jurassic Park Cake” for his birthday. I scoured the internet, looking for something appropriate and do-able. Finally, I settled for looking at the Jurassic Park book cover, and just free-handed everything on the cake!! The red and black did want to run together, but I used … Read more

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For this dinosaur cake, I used two layers of chocolate cake baked in a 9×13 oval pan, iced in chocolate/black butter cream. The volcano was made from a mixture of cake scraps and frosting with orange butter cream lava’. The rocks were hard lumps of powder sugar airbrushed gray/black. The trees and dinosaurs were plastic.lava. … Read more

Cool Homemade Dinosaur Scene Birthday Cake

Homemade Dinosaur Scene Birthday Cake

For my step son’s 5th birthday he decided on a dinosaur theme and since his room was full of dinosaurs I figured he could help set them up. For this Dinosaur Scene Birthday Cake I used 3 9X13 sheet cakes then a full pan of cupcakes to build the volcano. We dug out a small … Read more

Coolest Homemade Dinosaur Birthday Cake Photos and How-To Tips 0

I made this dinosaur birthday cake for my sons 5th birthday. I baked the volcano in a batter bowl (large Pyrex glass, measuring bowl would be the same). I found dinosaur cookie cutters and made royal icing to decorate them. For the ‘fire’ on the volcano I made my usual buttercream and melted it just … Read more

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I made this cake using a combination of ideas for dinosaur cakes from this site. It is an 8×8 square. I used the spray color in green and yellow. The volcano is a regular cupcake turned upside down with a mini cupcake on top (also upside down). I found the candy rocks at the local … Read more

Coolest Dinosaur Scene Birthday Cake Idea

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For her 10th Birthday my daughter wanted a cake with dinosaurs on it, so I made this Dinosaur Scene Birthday Cake Idea using some easy techniques to set the scene. I started out with a 12×18 inch Wilton pan baking a Devils Food Chocolate cake. For the Volcano I used a two cup Pyrex measuring … Read more

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I got my idea for dinosaur cakes from this web site. Just baked a 13″ x 9″ cake and frosted it in bright green buttercream icing. The volcano is a “baby” bundt-cake on top of a round 6″ cake, frosted in chocolate icing. The lava is melted life-savers candies (red, yellow and orange combined). The … Read more

Cool Homemade Dinosaur Scene Birthday Cake Idea

Homemade Dinosaur Scene Birthday Cake Idea

This Dinosaur Scene Birthday Cake Idea was made for my sons’ combination party. They turned 3 and 4. It is a basic Jurassic landscape with river, sand pit, tar pit and volcano. My goal was to make it look like the land was “cut” and lifted, so the edges are dirt, fossils and Magma underneath … Read more

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I made a sheet cake for the base (landscape) of the dinosaur cakes out of a pound cake. The volcano is made from three round cakes (yellow cake mix) each a little smaller than the next. I cut the cake at an angle from top to close bottom tapered. I used a biscuit cutter to … Read more

Coolest Dinosaur Scene Birthday Cake

Homemade Dinosaur Scene Birthday Cake

Up to two years ago we bought our birthday cakes until one day my husband asked, why don’t we make our own cakes? I said, what? We don’t know anything about making a cake. He said with the help of the Internet we could get some pointers. So my husband and I started to research … Read more

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Imitating everything his older brother does, my to-be-two-year-old is really into dinosaurs. After looking at lots of cakes here, I decided against the dinosaur shaped cake or to go for the landscape dinosaur birthday cake approach. The sheet cake is made in an 11×15 pan, with almost 3 boxes of cake mix. A little was … Read more

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I wanted to make a dinosaur cake for my sons fifth birthday. I surfed the internet and saw some dinosaur cakes with toy dinosaurs so I decided to use his toys and make a “Dinosaur Mountain.” I baked a sheet cake and two round cakes (one 8-inch and one 6-inch). I stacked the cakes and … Read more

Cool Homemade Dinosaur Scene and Volcano Birthday Cake Idea

Homemade  Dinosaur Scene Birthday Cake Idea

I made this Dinosaur Scene Birthday Cake Idea for my son’s 2nd birthday. He loves dinosaurs. It is half a sheet cake, and then I baked a cake in a Pyrex bowl and 2 cupcakes stacked to make the volcano. I make my own homemade whipped cream icing (Wilton’s recipe for stable whipped cream icing) … Read more

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I used a cake mix. Then used different colors of paste food coloring (hence the grey/black volcano). The volcano is made with 2 cupcakes, trimmed. Jujubes for trees, and crushed choco chips for rocks. I also used coconut that I colored with food coloring for a nest and Cadburys choco eggs for Dino eggs. And … Read more

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A friend at work has a son thats crazy about dinosaurs so I agreed to make dinosaur cakes for his third birthday that fit the dinosaur theme. To create this cake I baked a regular size sheet cake. I then cut away the bottom right corner out of the cake to create the area for … Read more

Cool Homemade Dinosaur Theme Cake Idea

Homemade Dinosaur Theme Cake Idea

I made this Dinosaur Theme Cake Idea for a co-worker’s son for his birthday. I took a 9 x 13 Wilton pan and coated it with Wilton Cake Release. This is the best for keeping cakes from sticking. I used half white and half chocolate cake batter. The cake was baked at 350 degrees for … Read more

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For smoke effect on volcano and dinosaur cakes, cut a hole in the top of cake and place a plastic cup inside. I purchased about 1lb. block of Dry ice (which was more than enough for grand effect at birthday sing time) and added broken up piece to a little water. You can use more … Read more

Coolest Dinosaur Scene Cake Design

Homemade Dinosaur Scene Cake Design

I started this Dinosaur Scene Cake Design with a half sheet cake base and dirty iced with green buttercream. I used Choc. fudge in one corner under the volcano (made from a sugar cone with the top cut off on top of a cupcake iced with choc. fudge icing). I used piping gel on the … Read more

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I got an idea for dinosaur cakes from one on your sites actually! I baked 2 round cakes, frosted the top of one and put the other on top. I frosted that and put a cupcake on the top for a volcano. After tons of frosting I decorated with orange frosting for lava. I sprayed … Read more

Cool Homemade Dinosaur Scene Cake

Homemade Dinosaur Scene Cake

I made this Dinosaur scene cake for my son’s 2nd birthday. I got lots of good ideas from this site. I used a 9 x 13 cake for the base. I also baked a round cake and cut it to fit in the corner of the rectangular cake to make the hill. Then I used … Read more