Coolest Tiki Village Cake

Homemade Tiki Village Cake

Another annual Tiki party, another Tiki cake! Thanks to all on this site for your postings and inspiration. I definitely need to work on my photo skills, the Tiki Village Cake is actually much larger than it looks but with the brownie bites in the front and on an angle, the perspective makes the cake … Read more

Coolest Luau Party Cake

Homemade Luau Party Cake

My work was having a Luau party and I was asked to bring a cake. I came onto this website to check out some homemade Luau party cake ideas and decided to make the “Tiki” face that was on the paper plates someone bought for the party. I used two 9”x13” layers and slightly “shaved” … Read more

Coolest Homemade Luau Party Cakes 1

This is my tikki hut cake that I made for a Cub Scout luau party. The cake is 9 X 13 that I frosted with buttercream frosting. The sides of the cake are made with the 233 grass tip using tan icing. I made the drop flowers with tip 2D twisting the icing bag as … Read more

Coolest Homemade Beach Theme Kid Birthday Cake Ideas 5

I got this kid birthday cake idea out of a magazine and thought it was great, so when my friend was having a party for her sons 1st birthday I volunteered to make the cake, just so I could try it. The hardest part was finding all the candy, but once I did it seem … Read more

Coolest Hawaiian Island Cake

Homemade Hawaiian Island Cake

I made this Hawaiian Island Cake for a rehearsal dinner for my best friend’s wedding. They were going to Hawaii for their honeymoon, so decided on a Luau themed dinner. The ocean layer is two 12 inch round chocolate cakes with chocolate mouse filling. The island is two 10 inch round lemon cakes with fresh … Read more

Coolest Hawaiian Luau Birthday Cake

Homemade Hawaiian Luau Birthday Cake

I was asked to make a cake for a friend’s 40th birthday and was told she liked Hawaii and the color purple. I started by googleing anything to do with Hawaiian cakes and came up with my version of a Hawaiian Luau Birthday Cake. The bottom layer is two 12 inch stacked cakes with filling … Read more

Coolest Hawaiian Themed Cake

Homemade Hawaiian Themed Cake

I made this Hawaiian Themed Cake for a 26th birthday. She wanted a Hawaiian/Luau Themed party so I made this cake for her. The cake was made of 11-inch and 9-inch round cakes (2 layers each) with chocolate mousse and fresh strawberries in the middle. I used buttercream icing to ice the entire cake then … Read more

Coolest Homemade Luau Party Cakes 2

I got this idea for a Luau party from this website and it was a real hit! I used four basic yellow cake mixes for the base- used an extra large wedding cake pan and baked it according to the times on the pans directions. I used a small topper pan for the island with … Read more

Coolest Homemade Beach Theme Kid Birthday Cake Ideas 6

I bought a frozen cake. I colored 1/2 the icing blue and left 1/2 white. I frosted 3/4 of the unique birthday cake with the blue. I made a curve with the blue icing (made it look like the shore). I frosted the other with the white icing. I then crushed vanilla wafers and sprinkled … Read more

Cool Homemade Hawaiian Luau Cake

Homemade Hawaiian Luau Cake

I made this Hawaiian Luau Cake for my grandaughter’s 10th birthday. She wanted a luau cake and she told me the way she wanted it. She would like a beach, palm trees, tiki bar, an umbrella, sandals and dolphins. I made the beach with piping gel and the sand with brown sugar. The tiki bar … Read more

Coolest Luau Birthday Cake

Homemade Luau Birthday Cake

This Luau Birthday Cake was a cake that I made for a Luau themed birthday. The cake was a basic half white and half chocolate. I made a thin consistency frosting in order to make the grass skirt look around the outside as well as the waves. The island was tricky, but after some thinking, … Read more

Coolest Luau Birthday Cake

Homemade Luau Birthday Cake

This Luau birthday cake was inspired by a cake submitted on this site by Becky Z. of North Miami, FL. I used some elements from her cake to create this birthday cake for my daughter’s 6th birthday which had a “tiki/luau” theme. I used a 1/2 sheet cake, frosted it the blue very loosely to … Read more

Coolest Homemade Luau Party Cakes 3

Well every year I try to be totally different with my cakes. I originally attempted to get a bakery to make my daughters luau party cake but she wanted to charge me for icing. I used the basic Betty Crocker mix, followed instructions on back. My next step was the icing. I made a basic … Read more

Coolest Homemade Beach Theme Kid Birthday Cake Ideas 7

Kid Birthday Cake Recipe: Chocolate Cake mix 2 Cans White Frosting Blue food coloring 1 box Instant Jell-O in Blue Raspberry Runts candy brown sugar teddy grahams Swedish fish I prepared a 9×13 cake as directed. While the cake cooled I put together the Jell-O and put in the fridge to semi set. I cut … Read more

Coolest Tiki Man Cake

Homemade Tiki Man Cake

For our Luau party we made this Tiki Man Cake. We just baked a regular box mix in 3 loaf pans. I froze the cakes for about 10 minutes after cooling. Then I did a thin layer of icing and refroze for about 5 minutes. I took a plastic knife and a bowl of water. … Read more

Coolest Luau Birthday Cake

Homemade  Luau Birthday Cake

My granddaughter wanted a Hawaiian Luau for her birthday this year. I made this Luau Birthday Cake for her “family” party and a pair of flip flops for her “friend” party. Everything on this cake is edible except of course the top of the doll. I started with a 1/2 sheet cake (her choice was … Read more

Coolest Homemade Beach Theme Kid Birthday Cake Ideas 0

My mother and grandmother made this kid birthday cake for my son, Calebs, birthday. It is made of yellow cake mixes. We decorated all the fish and bears the day before. We made seaweed from fruit roll ups. The Teddy Grahams were made into snorklers and mermaids. The mermaids were made using fruit roll ups … Read more

Coolest Homemade Luau Party Cakes 4

For this luau party cake we used an 11″ x 13″ cake pan with three boxes of cake mix. For frosting we used 3 cans of white store frosting (regular inexpensive) and did not make our own. After baking the cake and letting it cool we spread white frosting over 2/3 of the cake. We … Read more

Coolest Homemade Beach Theme Kid Birthday Cake Ideas 8

My cousin used this kid birthday cake recipe for her daughters 4th birthday party. The party had a “Hawaiian Luau” theme, so she had to come up with an original birthday cake recipe. She decided to make a beach! For this kid birthday cake recipe, she used a large sheet cake pan and iced the … Read more

Coolest Luau Cake with Piped Hibiscus Flowers

Homemade Luau Cake with Piped Hibiscus Flowers

My friend wanted a luau themed cake. I made this Luau Cake with Piped Hibiscus Flowers in a 12″ circle cake and covered it in fondant. Then I put a plastic grass skirt around it. I piped several hibiscus flowers and put them around the circumference of the cake. I used tinted blue piping gel … Read more

Coolest Hawaii Island Cake

Homemade Hawaii Island Cake

This Hawaii Island Cake is a checker board cake inside (black and white cake). The main cake is layered and frosted in Butter cream frosting (BCF) that I made from scratch. The sand is made out of brown sugar with a little water added. The palm tree is life savers, and marshmallow fondant (MMF) (made … Read more

Coolest Homemade Beach Theme Kid Birthday Cake Ideas 1

I got this unique birthday cake idea from this website since my theme was “Splash Party” and we had a bunch of different pools and water activities in the backyard. But I altered it a little bit from the ones I read. I found it much easier to make a Jello jiggler of the Berry … Read more

Coolest Homemade Luau Party Cakes 5

This luau party birthday cake was a hit! We had a double birthday party for my son and daughter. The cake is made from 2 boxes of yellow cake mix baked in a large rectangle pan. After baking and cooling the cake, we partially chilled some blue Jell-O (until it was the consistency of egg … Read more

Coolest Homemade Beach Theme Kid Birthday Cake Ideas 9

My friend Sarah and I make cakes for our co-workers all the time. Sarahs birthday cake had to be a very special and unique birthday cake. Sarah has worked on cruise ships and loves all things tropical. I found the teddy bear pool party and beach party cakes online. I baked a white cake in … Read more