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

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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

Coolest Treasure Chest Cake

Homemade Treasure Chest Cake

I made a treasure chest cake for my nephew’s 6th birthday. I used a square pan and cut it in half. Put one piece on top of the other. It was made from chocolate cake filled with chocolate fudge frosting. I covered it in fondant and painted it with food coloring to give it the … Read more

Coolest Pirate Treasure Chest Cake

Homemade Pirate Treasure Chest Cake

This was a pirate treasure chest cake for my son’s 4th birthday. It was fairly simple to make, but a little time consuming to decorate (but end result was worth it). I used 5 cake mixes to bake 4 9×13 cakes and two loaf cakes (in chocolate). I placed two leveled 9×13 cakes next to … Read more

Coolest Treasure Chest Birthday Cake

Homemade Treasure Chest Birthday Cake

I made this small Treasure Chest Birthday Cake for my friend from work. I had made a larger one for my husband a couple of weeks before and she loved it. His was made with 3 13×9 sheet cakes so it was a lot bigger. All I did for this one was bake a 9×9 … Read more

Coolest Open Treasure Chest Cake

Homemade Open Treasure Chest Cake

This open faced treasure chest cake was chosen by my friend’s two boys. They were having a pirate party. To make this cake I used a traditional Chocolate Cake and a vanilla buttercream frosting. First I made three 9×4 inch rectangle cakes, and two 10×6 jelly roll pan. Then froze all cakes overnight. To make … Read more

Coolest Homemade Treasure Chest Cake Decorating Ideas 4

This was so much fun and one of the coolest cake decorating ideas. I got the idea from just looking at examples of pirate themed parties. I decided to use a loaf pan for the chest. I took a package (18.25 oz) of moist chocolate cake mix, added 1 cup of water, 1/3 cup of … Read more