Winter the Dolphin on her Floaty

Winter the Dolphin on her Floaty

Since my daughter’s second birthday, I have been making her “character” cakes; sometimes two because she is a 4th of July baby and her friends can’t come for the “family” party. After Micky Mouse, a turtle, and a fish, she raised the bar this year. My daughter LOVES the movie “Dolphin Tale” about Winter, the dolphin with … Read more

Cool DIY Dolphin Cake

Coolest Dolphin Cake

I baked a 9×9 square cake for this dolphin cake. After letting it cool I stuck it in the freezer for about an hour. I used a dolphin stencil that I made and placed it on cake and cut around the shape (you have to do two because it is a double layered cake). I … Read more

Cute and Bright Dolphin Cake

Cute and Bright Dolphin Cake

I made this dolphin cake for my 8 year old daughter as she loves dolphins. This cake was probably the easiest out of all my other cake attempts. I started off by looking for a picture of a dolphin and surprisingly I found a small sticker which really captured my eyes as the images I … Read more

Colorful Homemade Dolphin Cake

Homemade Dolphin Cake

This Dolphin Cake was my (twin) son’s second birthday cake. My husband and I usually put in a lot of effort into these cakes! The dolphin was my husbands’ artwork, while I was attending to the butterfly. I usually use Nigella’s buttermilk cake recipe. It is moist and sturdy – perfect for cutting out. I … Read more

Coolest Dolphins Cake

Homemade Dolphins Cake

Yup! Another cake request from my family! My youngest niece was turning 21 and LOVES dolphins. I made a dolphin cake, similar to one that is already posted here, for my oldest niece for her 31rst birthday. I wanted to something a little different for Katy. I wanted to attempt a 3-D effect with dolphins … Read more

Cool Homemade Dolphin and Trainer Birthday Cake

Homemade Dolphin Birthday Cake

I made this cake for my niece’s 10th birthday. She is crazy about dolphins and asked her mom for a homemade dolphin birthday cake for her party. I started with four 9×13 cakes (two yellow, two chocolate). I iced it with blue buttercream and chocolate frosting. I made sand with vanilla wafer crumbs and granulated … Read more

Coolest Dolphin Birthday Cake Design

Homemade Dolphin Birthday Cake Design

My sister-in-law loves dolphins and we have this tradition now that whose birthday it is will get a special cake. So I wanted to make her a Dolphin Birthday Cake Design. I got some ideas from this website and then drew a template on paper and cut it out making sure it would work with … Read more

Coolest Dolphin Birthday Cake

Homemade Dolphin Birthday Cake

My co-worker wanted a Dolphin Birthday Cake for her daughter’s 6th birthday. After searching this site, I thought I would give it a try. My cakes are made by using a modified box mix. Use 1 cup milk, 1 cup oil, 4 large eggs, 1 box vanilla pudding and 1 yellow cake mix. I started … Read more

Coolest Dolphin Cake Design

Homemade Dolphin Cake Design

One of my daughter’s fellow dance classmates was having a 7th birthday and her mother wanted a special Dolphin Cake Design, as her daughter LOVES dolphins. Her family are bilingual, hence the “Happy Birthday” on one side and “Feliz Cumpleanos” on the other. We came up with this design. I formed the dolphin out of … Read more

Coolest Dolphin Cake

Homemade Dolphin Cake

This Dolphin cake is based on pictures on this site – they gave me the basic plan (dolphin 5 and dolphin 11 mainly). This was my daughter’s birthday cake last year, her request. The cake was a yellow cake, but of course a sturdy chocolate cake would be fine too. It’s 3 recipes divided between … Read more

Coolest Dolphin Picture Cake Ideas 0

This is a cake which I copied from a dolphin picture. I made it for a friend who likes dolphins. I just used a box mix and put in a square pan. Then for the dolphin I used rice crispies. When cooled off but still moldable I just molded into an upper half of the … Read more

Coolest Dolphin Picture Cake Ideas 1

My daughter was having her 9th birthday party on the beach and wanted a dolphin cake to keep with the ocean theme. After looking at several cakes on various web sites including this one, and looking at a dolphin picture, we came up with the idea of making the cake out of rice crispies. I … Read more

Coolest Dolphin Picture Cake Ideas 2

I baked two 13 X 9 cakes and cut one into a dolphin shape from looking at a dolphin picture coloring page printout. I frosted the large one with a blue/green color and added the waves with blue food coloring mixed in a small amount of frosting. I then frosted the dolphin white and then … Read more

Coolest Dolphin Picture Cake Ideas 3

I found a dolphin picture as the inspiration for this dolphin cake that I made for my daughters birthday party. Before you start take a piece of half inch plywood (I cut mine to 3.5 feet by 2.5 feet) and then covered it in blue plastic coated paper. (If the paper is not plastic coated, … Read more

Coolest Dolphin Picture Cake Ideas 4

I decorated this cake with mock cream I made from icing sugar, and coloured it with food colouring, it took me a total of 5 hours to make. I got a friend to draw an outline of a dolphin by looking at a picture. I used grease paper and cut out the shape, placed it … Read more

Coolest Winter the Dolphin Birthday Cake

Homemade Winter the Dolphin Birthday Cake

My granddaughter, Abigail, requested a birthday cake with Winter the dolphin and her two dolphin friends in Florida. I have never decorated a birthday cake, but accepted the challenge knowing how much fun it would be. I had no idea what I was doing, but decided to look up dolphin figures on the internet, specifically … Read more

Cool Homemade 2-Tier Dolphin Birthday Cake

Homemade Dolphin Birthday Cake

For this Dolphin Birthday Cake I made two tiers – one with a Wilton 6 inch pan and one with a Wilton 8 inch pan. It is covered with blue marshmallow fondant and the fish and dolphins on the cake are also made out of fondant. I sprayed the fondant with blue and yellow food … Read more