Coolest Treasure Chest Cake

Coolest Treasure Chest Cake

I made this treasure chest cake for my nephew’s 1st birthday the other week. He had a pirate themed birthday and I thought, “how cool would a treasure chest be?” Steps to Make the Cake First, I baked two 14 inch square chocolate mud cakes. I then cut them in half and layered 3 of … Read more

Coolest Treasure Chest Cake

Coolest Treasure Chest Cake

When my oldest daughter (now 5) turned three, we decided to have a girly pirate themed birthday party. What goes better with a pirate themed birthday party than a treasure chest cake? This cake was very large and very heavy but it was a huge hit at the party! My mom and my grandma even … Read more

Mermaids and Pirates: Under the Sea Treasure Chest Cake

For my daughter’s 6th birthday party, she wanted to have a mermaids party. The only problem was that she wanted to invite some boys in her class as well. So I adapted the theme to Mermaids and Pirates: Under the Sea. For the cake, I decided what better than to have a treasure chest cake … Read more

Coolest Treasure Chest with Skull Cake

I wanted to do a big skull cake, but didn’t want to pay $35 for the cake mold, so instead I paid $3 for a chocolate skull mold and made a treasure chest cake instead. The cake had half chocolate layers and half white cake. All details were made with homemade marshmallow fondant. The skull … Read more

Coolest Treasure Chest and Pirate Skull Cake

Coolest Treasure Chest and Pirate Skull  Cake

I made the treasure chest from chocolate biscuit cake in 2 pans then covered them with chocolate flavored fondant then imprinted them with  a wood grain mat. I wanted to have the chest slightly open but because of the weight of the chocolate biscuit cake it wouldn’t stay up  no matter what I tried. I then decorated it with straps painted … Read more

Cool Pirate’s Chest Cake

Cool Pirate's Chest Cake

I made this for my son’s birthday party. It was simply two 9×13 single-layer cakes. Right after baking, I covered the bottom with a piece of waxed paper and flattened out with my hand so it wouldn’t bulge in the middle (I never cut them flat because the squished cake tastes so yummy and moist!). … Read more

Coolest Treasure Chest Birthday Cake

Homemade Treasure Chest Birthday Cake

I planned a Pirate party for my two sons and god- daughter this year and decided I wanted to make a Treasure Chest cake. I made chocolate buttercream frosting from a Wilton recipe and fondant. I then baked three marble cakes from a box mix in a 9″ x 13″ pan. I refrigerated them overnight. … Read more

Coolest Treasure Chest Cake

Homemade Treasure Chest Cake

I made this treasure chest cake for my grandson’s 3rd birthday party. We had a combination party with his sister’s 5th birthday party which was themed “Pixie Hollow Fairies”. So I chose a Pirate theme so it would somewhat tie in together. I searched this site and others for ideas. I found the cake and … Read more

Coolest Treasure Chest Birthday Cake

Homemade Treasure Chest Birthday Cake

This Treasure Chest Birthday Cake was made using various techniques that others have posted on this site. This was made from two 9×13 sheet cakes; 1 cake is cut in half and layered two layers high (this is the bottom of the chest), the other cake is cut in half and only half of it … Read more

Coolest Pirate Treasure Chest Cake Design

Homemade Pirate Treasure Chest Cake Design

My son who was turning 5 years old really wanted a pirate birthday party. I had made my older son a pirate ship cake for his pirate themed party and wanted to do something different. I decided a Pirate Treasure Chest Cake Design would be perfect. Since my son was born on my brother’s birthday, … Read more

Coolest Pirate Treasure Chest Birthday Cake

Homemade Pirate Treasure Chest Birthday Cake

We(that being my husband and I) made the square parts in an adjustable square cake tin, and then used cardboard bent into a curved shape and then covered with foil for the top part of the pirate treasure chest birthday cake. Chocolate fudge filling to over it and liquorice laces to be the black bits. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Treasure Chest Cake Decorating Ideas 2

BACK OF CHEST: Two nights before I took a board, 12 x 16 and cut it a little to fit across the back of the cake, covered it in aluminum foil. I measured how high my layers were times how wide my cake was. (Four layers times 2″ layers equal 8″ plus 8″ for the … Read more

Coolest Treasure Chest Cake

Homemade Treasure Chest Cake

I used three boxes of cake mix for this treasure chest cake; one for lid, and one for each of the two layers on the bottom. (I used pans that were about 14×10.5 for each of the three layers.) I used a very thick chocolate buttercream icing. On the lid, I put a LOT of … Read more

Coolest Treasure Chest Birthday Cake

Homemade Treasure Chest Birthday Cake

I made this treasure chest birthday cake for a boy who attends the kindergarden where I work. It is just a rich chocolate cake covered in organic chocolate buttercream then white chocolate flavoured fondant. I tinted the fondant light brown to start with then rolled it to the size I needed. I then marked the … Read more

Coolest Treasure Chest Birthday Cake

Homemade Treasure Chest Birthday Cake

My daughter requested a pink treasure chest birthday cake for her birthday. I used an 11 x 15 cake pan and 2 batches of batter. After the cake had cooled, I cut the cake in half and frosted/stacked it. The lid was molded rice crispie treats covered in tinted butter cream frosting. I was determined … Read more

Coolest Treasure Chest Birthday Cake Idea

Homemade Treasure Chest Birthday Cake Idea

My daughter wanted a Treasure Chest Birthday Cake Idea for her 19th birthday, and I wanted to start playing around with sugar, so I came up with this design showing a treasure chest washing up on the shore. The cake is strawberry flavored, dirty iced with cream cheese frosting, giving it a delicious strawberry cream … Read more

Coolest Pirate Treasure Chest Birthday Cake

Homemade Pirate Treasure Chest Birthday Cake

my son Zane wanted a pirate treasure chest birthday cake so I looked on here for some ideas and this is what I came up with. The base of the cake is just a funfetti cake using 2 regular 9×13 cake pans. Then I made the treasure chest from a bread pan and just cut … Read more

Coolest Homemade Treasure Chest Cake Decorating Ideas 11

The cake is very simple to make. It is made of two 9×13 cakes frosted. Candy is placed on top to look like treasure spilling out. The top is made from a sheet of cardboard covered with foil (for the shiny inside) then a piece of brown construction paper on top. It is propped open … Read more

Treasure Chest Cake

Edible treasures!

I made this treasure chest cake for a friend. Her son was turning one and her uncle was also having a birthday. The party was pirate-themed, and the main cake was a pirate ship. However, a one-year-old needs a cake of his own because he’s liable to get slobber on it when he blows out … Read more

Coolest Treasure Chest Cake

Homemade Treasure Chest Cake

I found this Treasure Chest Cake online somewhere and decided to try it for my nephews birthday. It was by far the hardest cake I’ve ever made, and I haven’t made many. I made 2 9x 13 chocolate cakes (however I used 2 cake mixes for one of them.) I used melted chocolate and “glued” … Read more

Coolest Treasure Chest Birthday Cake

Homemade Treasure Chest Birthday Cake

The year of the Pirate! I was challenged to create two cakes to go with the pirate theme for my boys, age 4 & 6. I used two chocolate cake box mixes (Duncan Hines I think) and baked these cakes in separate Pyrex 9×13 casserole dishes. After the cakes cooled I cut them in half … Read more

Coolest Treasure Chest Birthday Cake Idea

Homemade Treasure Chest Birthday Cake Idea

Like the train and the fire engine I posted previously, this Treasure Chest Birthday Cake Idea is another great cake for people like me who love to produce a ‘homemade’ cake but who are useless at the cake bit! This treasure chest was made from 8 Tesco standard size Madeira cakes sandwiched together with Betty … Read more