Fun Pool Party Cake

Fun Pool Party Cake

For my son’s birthday, I wanted to create a cake that had a pool theme.  I’m not very talented at making Jello (as my kids don’t enjoy the texture)  So that part was just for looks! It was relatively easy enough to make. I baked a 9×13 cake and frosted it with vanilla icing. I sprinkled … Read more

Coolest Easter Peeps 8th Birthday Cake

Coolest Easter Peeps 8th Birthday Cake

My middle daughter was turning 8. She loves Peeps and Jello so she decided on an 8th birthday cake with a Jello pond and Peeps on top. We baked the cakes and then cut a hole in the top layer. We made the Jello and let it start to set up. We transferred the Jello … Read more

Coolest Swimming Pool Birthday Cake

Coolest Swimming Pool Birthday Cake

This swimming pool birthday cake took a lot of work. For my daughter’s birthday, she wanted to go swimming at the local pool with her friends. They had an area outside of the pool for presents and cake, so this is the cake that I brought. I started out by icing each individual teddy graham with … Read more

Coolest Swimming Minions Birthday Cake

Coolest Swimming Minions Birthday Cake

This year my grandson wanted to have a swimming pool party. So my daughter booked a room at Stoney Creak Inn, and I started looking for ideas. Caleb loved looking at all the cakes on line, we looked at everything! He knew I would make a pool cake, then he spotted a minion cake and … Read more

Coolest Swimming Pool Cake

Coolest Swimming Pool Cake

This swimming pool cake I made for my 10 year old daughter’s birthday party, it was held at the local swim center and I wanted the cake to reflect the venue. The hardest part was making the slide to stay up using fondant. The best part was making the little people for in the pool … Read more

Coolest Swimming Pool Cake For Mamaw Made By Grandkids

My mother-in-law has always been the cake maker for our family. She’s made the kids birthday cakes for years. This year she recently had to retire due to injury.  She has a small pool in her back yard that she has rarely gotten to use with the grandkids because of her working.   This year, … Read more

Coolest Swimming Pool Cake

Coolest Swimming Pool Cake

The summer of 2011 we were upstate at my friend’s house. We were having a birthday party for my son who was turning 11.  We talked to another friend whose little girl was turning 6 and decided to do a double party for the kids. The little girl’s birthday is July 29 and my son’s is August … Read more

Cool Swimming Pool Cake

Cool Swimming Pool Cake

I made two rectangle Victoria sponges, put jam and butter icing on one and stuck the other on top. I made blue Jello in a smaller plastic rectangle. I cut out some of the sponge and placed the blue jello into it. I then butter iced all around the remaining sponge. Then I unwrapped lots and lots of Starbust … Read more

Cool Homemade Swimming Pool Cake

Cool Swimming Pool Cake

My daughter was having a pool party, which was my inspiration for this cool Swimming Pool cake. I made a large chocolate sheet cake and, when cooled, cut a shallow rectangle out from the center for the swimming pool. Don’t cut too deep. Used the reserved cake for snacking. I lightly frosted the inside of the … Read more

Cool Homemade Beach Party Cake

Coolest Beach Party Cake

This was a beach party cake for my niece and nephew.  It is a 2 layer cake. I carved out a spot for the swimming pool and filled it with partially set blue jello gelatin.  The beach sand is crushed graham crackers mixed with a little white granulated sugar.  I piped little outfits onto teddy … Read more

Cool Homemade Swimming Pool Birthday Cake

Homemade Swimming Pool Birthday Cake

I found this swimming pool birthday cake in the Women’s Day magazine (I believe it was April or May ’06 issue) and decided to make it for my Grandson’s 1st birthday. I am far from a baker, but I know I wanted to give my first grandchild the ultimate 1st birthday cake. It was a … Read more

Coolest Swimming Pool Birthday Cake Design

Homemade Swimming Pool Birthday Cake Design

For my daughter’s 10th birthday, we had a swimming party at the Y.M.C.A. So I thought a Swimming Pool Birthday Cake Design would be perfect. After looking at many photo’s of swimming pool cakes and how do tips, I came up with this one, the cake in the photo was my 2nd try, the first … Read more

Coolest Pool Party Birthday Cake

Homemade Pool Party Birthday Cake

This Pool Party Birthday Cake was fun to do and really wasn’t that hard! I did however have a few problems. I started by baking two 9×13 cakes, stacking them on top of each other with some icing in between and then letting them chill in the fridge for about 3 hours. I then cut … Read more

Coolest 3D Pool Cake

Homemade 3D Pool Cake

This 3D Pool Cake is my first 3D cake. My sister asked if I would make a cake for my niece and nephew’s birthday pool party. I made the accessories ahead of time out of fondant. I used a 10″ circle cake pan, two layers high for a total of 4 circles. After freezing the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Swimming Pool Cake Ideas 2

For my sons sixth birthday swimming pool party I made these cupcakes. I got the original idea from a Wilton cupcake magazine for a swimming pool cake, I just changed it to cupcakes. I used boxed white cake mix (BC super moist butter white recipe is delicious) and colored half the batter light blue. I … Read more

Coolest Swimming Pool Birthday Cake

Homemade Swimming Pool Birthday Cake

I’d wanted to make something fun and different for my daddy’s 75th birthday. Since my daddy and my son are very close – they kinda’ like soulmates – I decided to make a cake with figurine of both of them. I picked a swimming pool theme as a symbol of fun and made this Swimming … Read more

Coolest Swimming Pool Birthday Cake

Homemade Swimming Pool Birthday Cake

I made this Swimming Pool Birthday Cake for my son’s 11th birthday party. He has a July birthday so it’s always a swim party. I made two 13×9 inch cakes and iced them. I cut a rectangle pool out of the center and filled it with Jello (Jigglers recipe) blueberry jello for the water. I … Read more

Coolest Pool Party Birthday Cake

Homemade Pool Party Birthday Cake

I made this Homemade Pool Party Birthday Cake for 2 of my boys. I used 2 13×9 pans. I baked them both and placed them in the fridge for easier frosting. When they were cooled I placed them on a Walton cake sheet, then placed them on top of each other and carved out the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Swimming Pool Cake Ideas 3

I bought a half of sheet cake from Costco to cut time in making this swimming pool cake. I used spray blue for water and spray green for grass. I used sugar wafers as concrete around the pool. I dipped the edge of the pool and boarder of the cake in candy crystals. For decorations … Read more

Coolest Swimming Pool Cake

Swimming Pool Party Cake

My niece was having a pool party for her sixth birthday and she had two specific requirements: purple and chocolate. I’ve seen the jello pool cake (http://video.aol.com/video-detail/jell-o-swimming-pool-cake/4277762898), so wanted to try my own version of this swimming pool cake. My original plan was to make a 9×13 cake, but instead had to do a 8 … Read more

Coolest Swimming Pool Birthday Cake

Homemade Swimming Pool Birthday Cake

This is a swimming pool birthday cake that was ordered at our ice cream parlor. It’s a 13 x 9 inch vanilla ice cream cake filled with crushed Oreos and frosted with commercial whipped buttercream icing. The customer said that her son (turning 8) had joined the swim team and wanted anything to do with … Read more

Coolest Homemade Pool and Jello Cake Recipe Ideas 0

I followed the Womens Day magazine directions online for this Jello cake recipe. However I needed a larger cake. I used a 9×13 pan and made two layers of white cake. I was nervous about keeping the cake cold and needed to do most of the decorations the day before so I prepared the blue … Read more

Coolest Homemade Swimming Pool Cake Ideas 4

I actually planned this swimming pool cake before discovering this marvelous site and I cant begin to tell you how many nights sleep I lost trying to figure out how to make the gelatin stay on the cake. Also for some reason the English equivalent of your Jell-o seem to react with the fondant that … Read more