Cool DIY Solar System Cakes and Lots of Unique Birthday Cakes

Unique Birthday Cakes Photo Gallery and How-To Tips

My son decided on a Space theme for his seventh birthday. For his cake he wanted the solar system including a couple dwarf planets. He always seems to want unique birthday cakes for his birthdays. I used a Pyrex bowl for the Sun cake (which was cherry). I baked a loaf cake and used it … Read more

Solar System Cake without Food Coloring

Solar System Cake

My daughter loves everything related to the space, so she decided her birthday theme would be the space, with a Solar System cake. We reviewed lots of space cakes’ pictures, and researched the planets – colors, sizes, ratio between them… I baked a circle shaped cake, covered it with chocolate and drew the orbit of the … Read more

Coolest Solar System Cake

Coolest Solar System Cake

I made this solar system cake for my son who loves planets. This was the second time I made the solar system for his birthday so I wanted to top myself. The year before I put a clock motor into a cake to make the cake into a working clock. I wanted to use the … Read more

Coolest Solar System Birthday Cake

Coolest Solar System Birthday Cake

My solar system birthday cake started out small and grew really fast. It was fun to figure out the effects and special characters. I used poured sugar, cake, cake balls, candy and a ton of time to create a cake a young boy would love. All the planets are made of different sized cake balls. … Read more

Coolest Solar System Cake

Homemade  Solar System Cake

My son created the layout (after looking at pictures of other birthday cakes online) on paper for this solar system cake for his eighth birthday party. I baked a 9×13 single layer chocolate cake (recipe from Hershey’s cocoa box). I used white frosting tinted orange with food coloring for the sun, and topped it with … Read more

Coolest Space Birthday Cake Design

Homemade Space Birthday Cake Design

My son and I looked at lots of pictures online to get ideas for his Space Birthday Cake Design. We got a lot of good ideas from this site! I used gel icing coloring in sky blue and yellow to dye some homemade buttercream icing. I spread the icing with a knife and did not … Read more

Coolest Planet/Space/Solar System Cake

Homemade Planet/Space/Solar System Cake

You know when your idea is greater than you have energy for? This Planet/Space/Solar System Cake was mine! I started with a double chocolate cake mix. Yes I use cake mix, I don’t consider it cheating when you spend the next 15 hours decorating it. Two 10″ with Buttercream icing in the middle. I also … Read more

Coolest Solar System Cake

Homemade  Solar System Cake

My friend mentioned to me that her son was turning 4 soon and that he was really into the planets right now and asked if I could maybe come up with a design for a cake and do it for him. I gave it some thought and did some research on the planets before coming … Read more

Coolest Solar System Cake

Homemade Solar System Cake

My son wanted a solar system cake for his 7th birthday party. He really wanted the main cake to be Earth and the other planets orbiting around it. I am still learning cake decorating tips and thoroughly enjoy making fun cakes for my children’s birthdays but still have lots to learn. Earth is made out … Read more

Coolest Solar System Birthday Cake

Homemade Solar System Birthday Cake

We made this Homemade Solar System Birthday Cake for our son’s 5th birthday. He knows all about the solar system and informed us of many details that should be included. First of all, he is in love with Pluto and insisted that we include the dwarf planet. Second, Uranus got hit a long time ago … Read more

Coolest Solar System Birthday Cake

Homemade Solar System Birthday Cake

Mercury, Earth’s Moon, and Pluto are cake-donut holes, dusted in colored powdered sugar. For the bigger planets I bought an expensive soccer ball dome pan at Hobby Lobby, which was a waste of money. I ended up just baking regular size cakes and trimming them into domes. Cupcakes were Earth, Venus, Mars, Uranus, and Neptune, … Read more

Unique Birthday Cakes Shaped as the Solar System 1

I made this cake for my sons 7th birthday. I baked a cake in a 9×13 pan of his favorite recipe. Frosted it with white frosting and then covered the surface with black sugar crystals (which make your mouth and anything it touches black). My son and I made the planets with different colored salt … Read more