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

Coolest Swimming Pool Cake

Pool Cake With Teddies

My daughter decided she wanted a pool party for her 7th birthday. We found lots of good ideas and pictures on this website to enable us to make this awesome swimmingpool cake. It took lots of time and effort, but the look on her face was well worth the trouble. Basically we made a 9×13 … Read more

Coolest Pool Party Cake

Homemade Pool Party Cake

I made this Pool Party Cake for a 16th birthday pool party. The cake is a half sheet. I carved out the middle for the pool, covered it with buttercream then marshmallow fondant. All the decorations are fondant and the writing is buttercream.

Coolest Homemade Pool and Jello Cake Recipe Ideas 4

This idea came from the birthday theme “A Pool Party”. You would need: 2-packs of vanilla waffle cookie, 2 packs of M&M candies (either one color or all colors), 1 box of Teddy Graham cookies, 1/2 cup of blue icing, 2 cups of white (buttercream) icing, 6 gumballs (will be beach balls), 3 strips of … Read more

Coolest Homemade Swimming Pool Cake Ideas 8

This swimming pool cake was a time consuming project. I got the idea for the major part of the cake from this site from the beaches theme and then kept on adding my own ideas. I know one thing for sure – will never use a Jello Jiggler for a pool again unless I can … Read more

Coolest Swimming Pool Cake

Swimming Pool Cake

This swimming pool cake was taken from an old Australian Women’s Weekly Cake book. I made it for my son’s 1st birthday. It was a replica of a cake my mother-in-law once made for my husband and it had the original (cupie?) dolls that were on my husband’s cake (yes my MIL had kept them … Read more

Cool Homemade Swimming Pool Party Cake

Homemade Swimming Pool Party Cake

I made this Swimming Pool Party cake for my piano students (twins) for their 8th birthday (that’s why the pool is 8-shaped). The base is 13×18 inches and the pool on top is 13×9 inches. It’s chocolate moist cake. I carved the 8 shape first before I put the pool on top. I then covered … Read more

Coolest Homemade Pool and Jello Cake Recipe Ideas 5

This Jello cake recipe was the hit of my sons 4th birthday party. It was done with two 10″ round cakes. I dug out a kidney shape from the cooled cake, iced the whole thing with a white crumb coat. I prepared 2 packages of Jello with a total of 2 cups of water (one … Read more

Coolest Swimming Pool Cake

Homemade Swimming Pool Cake

I got the idea to make this Swimming Pool Cake from this website. I used different tips and ideas from various cakes on the site. I also watched the video on yotube.com. We don’t have a pool, so all summer we spend our time at Uncle Tom’s pool. I decided to make this cake for … Read more

Coolest Pool Party Jelly Cake

Homemade Pool Party Jelly Cake

Greetings from Australia. I came across this website last week which gave me some fantastic ideas for my daughter’s 7th birthday pool party cake. I took a few ideas from different cakes and came up with this Pool Party Jelly Cake: I baked a 22cm x 30cm slab cake using 2 packet mixes. I drew … Read more

Coolest Homemade Pool and Jello Cake Recipe Ideas 6

I used two boxed cakes and baked them in 9×13 pans. I put them one on top of the other then I hollowed out the top one to make room for the “pool”. I iced them lightly and then put them on the fridge for a few hours. I then lined the pool with foil … Read more

Coolest Swimming Pool Birthday Cake

Homemade Swimming Pool Birthday Cake

This Swimming Pool Birthday Cake was for my twin sons’ 6th birthday party, which was at our community pool. The cake is designed to look like that pool. I made it with 6-9×13 cakes (3 chocolate, 3 white) stacked side by side. The top layer was carved in the shape of the pool. I used … Read more

Coolest Backyard Pool Party Birthday Cake

Homemade Backyard Pool Party Birthday Cake

I created this cake for a co-workers daughter’s 4th birthday. I’ve made cakes in the past, but when she asked for a pool party… it seemed rather challenging. I made a full sheet cake and dug out a 2″ deep well for the pool. Icing the grass was tedious, but the effect looks great (#16 … Read more

Coolest Homemade Pool and Jello Cake Recipe Ideas 7

I used this pool cake idea for my sons 2nd grade end of the year pool party. I searched for pool cakes and the best unique birthday cake idea I found was a pool cake made with Jello in the center. I was not sure how my son’s 2nd grade classmates would like Jello mixed … Read more

Coolest Swimming Pool Party Cake

Homemade Swimming  Pool Party Cake

I made this swimming pool party cake by request for my granddaughter for her ninth birthday. I prepared a dense chocolate cake in a 9 by 13 inch pan with one cupcake from the batter for the table that was iced with white icing to look like a tablecloth topped with sprinkles and 3 gummy … Read more