Easy Homemade Dinosaur Cake

Coolest Dinosaur Cake

I baked 2 white cake mixes (that I added green food coloring to), which made 48 green cupcakes for this dinosaur cake. I made sure to buy green cupcake wrappers so it would look like the rest of the green stegosaurus. After the cupcakes cooled, I arranged them on the serving tray.  I frosted the … Read more

Coolest Erupting Volcano Birthday Cake

Coolest Erupting Volcano Birthday Cake

My grandson wanted a volcano cake for his birthday, but not just any volcano cake:  he wanted his to ERUPT!!!  So, after spending several hours searching the internet (including Coolest Birthday Cakes) and looking through cookbooks, I decided to tackle the project. I baked two oblong cakes using cake mix, one white and the other … Read more

Hot, Hot, Hot Volcano Cake

Hot, Hot, Hot Volcano Cake

I had a request for a volcano cake for my sister’s best friend’s son for his 10th birthday. He is really into science and his mom thought a volcano cake would be a great surprise for him. I baked chocolate cakes in two different sized metal bowls. I then stacked the cakes on top of … Read more

Coolest Dinosaur Bone Bed Fossil Cake

Finished!

Well, I love dinosaurs. I’d be a paleontologist if I’d stayed in school, but I decided to follow my dream and try to get somewhere in writing books. This was simply my own birthday cake. It was a simple idea, really: big chocolate cake, and a royal icing dinosaur skeleton and digging tools. Now, let … Read more

Easy Erupting Volcano Birthday Cake

Every year my son and I make a new cake for his birthday. This is the only time I bake, and each year I visit coolest birthday cakes to help generate ideas!  This year my son wanted a volcano birthday cake.  I found a lot of ideas here and on other sites. My favorite was … Read more

Coolest Dino-Mite Dinosaur Birthday Cake

Dino-mite!

I am a huge fan of dinosaurs. For this cake I was given choices. The little boy likes dinosaurs, cars, and Elmo. In all honesty, I didn’t hear anything beyond dinosaurs when his mother was giving me the list. When given creative freedom for boys, they get dinosaurs…period. I love them! For this cake I … Read more

Coolest Homemade Triceratops Cake

Coolest Triceratops Cake

As many soon to be 5 year olds do, dinosaurs become a huge focus of interest. My son is on the Autism Spectrum so his focus has been pretty intense. A little trouble with his speech meant he could not pronounce Triceratops very well so 3 horns become the description. I scoured many websites until … Read more

Easy Dino Birthday Cake

Easy Dino Birthday Cake

I made this easy Dino birthday cake from scratch for my Godson’s 4th birthday after looking through countless (and unhelpful) images on the internet. Such an easy cake to create. I used 2 simple butter-cake pkt cake mixes, and made 2 round cakes. I cut one of the round cakes in half, and sandwiched them together … Read more

An Easy To Do Volcano Cake

An Easy To Do Volcano Cake

I had known for a while that my son had wanted a dinosaur party, and after scouring the internet (and this website) for decent dinosaur/Jurassic cakes, I decided that the volcano cake seemed the “easiest”. I received one of those giant cupcake molds from Baker’s Secret.  It is a two-piece mold and you are able to bake a cake, one … Read more

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

Coolest Jurassic Scene Birthday Cake

Coolest Jurassic Scene Birthday Cake

I started out this Jurassic scene birthday cake by baking 2 large square cakes. One was chocolate and one yellow to add some more options (Dunkin Hines, I think, is the best).  Iced it with creamy chocolate icing. Then, for the volcano I purchased a Barbie doll cake (the kind where the cake is the Barbie’s … 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 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

Coolest Homemade Dinosaur Birthday Cake Photos and How-To Tips 4

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

Coolest Homemade Dinosaur Cakes 8

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

Coolest Ornithochyrus Cake

Homemade Ornithochyrus Cake

My daughter Iris’s favourite dinosaur is an Ornithochyrus as the ending sounds like her name. When she asked for it in cake form for her 4th party, I started to sweat! I like a challenge, but…! I asked my sister for tips and her tip was “Convince her she wants a different cake!”. In the … Read more

Cool Homemade Green and Blue Dinosaur Birthday Cake

Homemade Dinosaur Birthday Cake

I made this dinosaur birthday cake for my son for his third birthday. I used two 10′ inch round Wilton pans. You take one of the round cakes and cut it in half and then frost it together standing up on the halved sides. For the other cake you need to make a template to … Read more

Coolest T Rex Dinosaur Birthday Cake

Homemade T Rex Dinosaur Birthday Cake

I baked two 13×9 cakes (1 chocolate/1 yellow) for this T Rex Dinosaur Birthday Cake. My husband found the picture located on the bottom right on the web. He cut the body and head of the dinosaur out of one cake, freehand, using a serrated knife. He then pieced together sections of the tail and … Read more

Coolest Homemade 3D Dinosaur Birthday Cake for a 3 Year Old

Homemade Dinosaur Birthday Cake

This homemade dinosaur birthday cake was made for my son’s 3rd birthday. I used a moist chocolate cake recipe x 2 to fill 1 round cake tin and 1 Wilton ball tin (both sides). I cut the round cake in half and stood it on end to create the dinosaurs back; I then sculped the … Read more

Cute Homemade 2D Dinosaur Cake

Coolest Dinosaur Cake

My 3 year old daughter loves dinosaurs. My friend actually did it all! This creation was a combination of marshmallow fondant, gum paste, rice krispie treats, butter cream and lots of time. The bottom layer was 3 12″ rounds (chocolate with a cream cheese, cool whip and sugar filling), and hand crafted dinosaur busts made … Read more

Cutest Homemade Dinosaur Birthday Cake

Homemade Dinosaur Birthday Cake

My Daughter wanted a dinosaur cake for her birthday, so after looking for some ideas this is what I came up with. I made the cake in a regular 9×13 cake pan. I had a picture of the dinosaur I wanted, printed it out, and cut it out. Then I placed the picture on top … Read more