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 Idea

Homemade Treasure Chest Birthday Cake Idea

I made this Homemade Treasure Chest Birthday Cake Idea for my 4 year old son. I baked a rectangle shape and a square shaped chocolate cake, then I cut them to make 3 rectangles the same size. I used one of the off cuts to make a wedge. After sticking 2 of the rectangles together … Read more

Coolest Pirate Treasure Chest Cake

Pirate Treasure Chest Cake

For my son’s pirate party, I wanted to make a pirate treasure chest cake. I used 4 13X9 chocolate cakes mixes for the bottom of the chest. The top part is made 5 round chocolate cakes, cut in half to make 10 halves. I used Wilton icing on all of it, and I iced between … Read more

Coolest Treasure Chest Birthday Cake

Homemade Treasure Chest Birthday Cake

For my Son’s 7th Birthday we had a treasure hunt theme so a treasure chest was the obvious choice for the cake! I baked three 9 x 14 cakes. Two of them stacked made the bottom of the chest while the third was used for the lid. I cut a piece of stiff cardboard for … Read more

Coolest Pirate Treasure Chest Birthday Cake

Homemade Pirate Treasure Chest Birthday Cake

I was inspired by other treasure chest cakes on this website to make this Pirate Treasure Chest birthday cake for my son’s 4th birthday. I made 3 square butter cakes measuring 10″x 10″. I made them a few days in advance and popped them in the freezer to make life easier, and also because I’d … Read more

Coolest Homemade Treasure Chest Cake Decorating Ideas 8

My son was having a pirate party for his 3rd birthday and I got cake decorating ideas from several different cakes to come up with this treasure chest. I baked 1 chocolate and 1 yellow cake from a cake mix in a 9×13 pan (I add a package of instant pudding to a cake mix … Read more

Coolest Pirate Treasure Chest Birthday Cake

Homemade Pirate Treasure Chest Birthday Cake

I have always loved baking, but never really played around with cake decorating until my kids were born. I started off by decorating on the top of the cake and then for my daughter’s 4th birthday I decided to try a 3-D cake. Her theme was pirate party and I started searching for inspiration and … Read more

Coolest Treasure Chest Birthday Cake

Homemade Treasure Chest Birthday Cake

This Treasure Chest Birthday Cake was a fun thing to make. It was my first serious cake ever and it was such fun. Its 3, 9×13″ sheet cakes. I made them the night before. I put the lid cake on its foil covered cake-cardboard and wrapped it in foil and froze it. Then I baked … Read more

Coolest Pirate Treasure Chest Cake

Homemade Pirate Treasure Chest Cake

This Homemade Pirate Treasure Chest Cake is a yummy scrumptious chocolate cake I made for my son’s Edwards first birthday. It’s basically a rich dark chocolate cake. It is actually a chocolate muffin recipe adjusted to make up a whole large cake. It has pure chocolate as the frosting and royal icing to make the … Read more

Coolest Treasure Chest Birthday Cake

Homemade Treasure Chest Birthday Cake

My daughter wanted a pirate party for her 5th birthday so I decided to try my hand at making the cake myself. This was the first time I had made anything other than a basic round or rectangle cake so it was a stretch. I made a 9×13 cake and cut it in half. Before … Read more

Coolest Treasure Chest Cake

Homemade Treasure Chest Cake

For my son’s 4th birthday, he wanted a pirate cake. I looked on a website for pre-schoolers and found this treasure chest, but I changed some things that went on it and in it. Ingredients: chocolate cake mix 13×9 pan large cutting board chocolate icing chocolate M&Ms strawberry Fruit by the Foot candy necklaces and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Treasure Chest Cake Decorating Ideas 1

In the morning I put the chocolate on the cake board covered with foil and then I used two triangle shaped wedges (from the cracked chocolate cake), one at each end and secured with bamboo skewers that I cut down. Then I frosted all of that with milk chocolate icing. Next I cut a piece … 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