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 Cake

Homemade Treasure Chest Cake

This treasure chest cake was for my son’s 3rd birthday party which was a pirate theme. I had decided to make a treasure chest cake and had pretty much figured out how to “engineer it” when I came across this site and saw that others had attempted the same thing and it worked! (Thanks for … Read more

Coolest Treasure Chest Cake

Sunken Pirate Treasure Chest Cake

For our Treasure Chest cake we started out with a cake baked in a small bread/loaf pan and cut it in half diagonally through the center from the top corner down the opposite bottom corner. We then re-matched up the cake putting the small ends together and the large ends together to get the half … Read more

Coolest Pirate Treasure Chest Cake

Homemade Pirate Treasure Chest Cake

My daughter liked the Pirates of the Caribbean and wanted a Pirate theme for her 5th birthday. I created this pirate treasure chest cake based on some other pictures I had seen on the internet. I was able to find the chocolate coins for decoration at Walgreens and at the bulk bin section of a … Read more

Coolest Treasure Chest Birthday Cake Idea

Homemade Treasure Chest Birthday Cake Idea

I made this Treasure Chest Birthday Cake Idea for nephew’s 7th Birthday Pirate Themed Party. I was actually looking for treasure chest ideas and came upon this website. I love baking and decorating cakes. But I’m just barely starting to learn and try new things. I saw pictures of a few treasure chest cakes and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Treasure Chest Pirate Birthday Cakes 5

Then I made several 9″ round cake layers and cut them all in half for the pirate birthday. I stuck them all in a row on top of a piece of cardboard the same size as the bottom layer. I put in a few wooden dowels into the bottom layer that stuck out about 1/2″ … Read more

Coolest Pirate Treasure Cake

Homemade Pirate Treasure Cake

This Pirate Treasure Cake was for my son Gavin! He loves pirates so I thought I could get creative since making a ship terrified me. First I started with the base, just an 11×15 slab of cherry chip cake. I covered it with brown icing and then added crumbled cookie for sand and blue gel … Read more

Coolest Treasure Chest Cake

Treasure Chest Cake

I baked this treasure chest cake using a loaf pan for my daughter’s 6th birthday, which had a treasure hunt theme. After hardening in the freezer, I sliced the loaf to make the top and bottom of the chest. Then I took the top portion and cut another inch off to make it thinner, hoping … Read more

Coolest Treasure Chest Birthday Cake

Homemade Treasure Chest Birthday Cake

This is my first time making a party cake. This Treasure Chest Birthday Cake was for my son’s 3rd birthday party, Pirates, of course. After a week of trials I couldn’t decide whether to do a chocolate cake or sponge so decided on both. I needed to serve 41 but it turns out as usual … Read more

Coolest Treasure Chest Birthday Cake

Homemade Treasure Chest Birthday Cake

I made this Treasure Chest Birthday Cake with box cake mix, following the directions and just making sure to use my stand mixer to make sure it was thoroughly mixed. I separated the first box into two pans (9×13), one had a little more than half, the other, of course, a little less than half. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Treasure Chest Cake Decorating Ideas 2

The cake was made with 7″ x 11″ pans (it was 3 cakes stacked on top of each other). The back of the cake was a piece of cardboard which I decorated with icing. To get the cardboard to stick to the cake, I had to stick long wooden skewers through the cardboard and into … Read more

Coolest Homemade Treasure Chest Pirate Birthday Cakes 6

This is a two layer yellow cake. Each layer had a preliminary layer of white buttercream frosting and then I refrigerated it overnight. I frosted the top with light brown to give it the look of the inside of a chest. I used two browns in one bag and added the planks around the outside … Read more

Coolest Treasure Chest Cake

Homemade Treasure Chest Cake

I baked two boxes of cake mix and used 9 x 13 pans. Once the cakes cooled, I cut both in half. Three of the halves were stacked to make the bottom of the treasure chest cake. I used frosting and preserves in between each layer. The last half was used for the top of … Read more

Coolest Treasure Chest Cake

Treasure Chest Cake

I made this Treasure Chest cake for my son’s 5th birthday party that was pirate themed. I used white cake mix in a sheet pan, cut it in half, and stacked one half on top of the other. I then used a casserole dish and added it to the top, to finish giving it it’s … Read more

Coolest Treasure Chest Birthday Cake

Homemade Treasure Chest Birthday Cake

This Treasure Chest Birthday Cake is two 9×13 on top of each other for the base and another 9×13 for the lid. I used Rice crispie treats for the wedges as I felt they were stronger than cake. I used fruit by the foot for the straps on the box and chocolate raisins for rivets. … Read more

Coolest Treasure Chest Birthday Cake

Homemade Treasure Chest Birthday Cake

I made this Homemade Treasure Chest Birthday Cake for my grandson’s 1st birthday. His party was held in a soft play centre which was called pirates cove. This is the second cake I have made, the first being his christening cake, which was just a 2 tier white cake with a bit of blue. So … Read more

Coolest Homemade Treasure Chest Pirate Birthday Cakes 7

Both the Cakes were covered in chocolate buttercream and then I used fondant to cover. Chocolate Fondant was used for the Chest and normal white fondant that I colored for the pirate. Trying to get the lid of the Treasure chest to sit open was a challenge but I used chopsticks to hold it up … Read more