Coolest Red Velvet Octopus Birthday Cake

Red Velvet Octopus Birthday Cake

My best friend asked me to make a “simple” birthday cake for her little girl’s birthday. So I decided to get my sister involved and whip up a Red Velvet Octopus cake with the works. My favorite part about making the cake would have to be the detail. Like the tentacles with their little suction cups or … Read more

Cutest Purple Octopus Birthday Cake

Cutest Purple Octopus Birthday Cake

I made this purple Octopus birthday cake fir my husband’s baby sister’s first birthday. It was a rainbow cake. Unfortunately the pic isn’t the best but you can kinda see. It was such fun to make the cake batter. First I made my cake by separating the batter into 6 bowls and made colored batter, pink, purple, yellow, blue and a darker purple. Then I … Read more

Coolest Octopus and Pirate Birthday Cake

Coolest Octopus and Pirate Birthday Cake

I make this Octopus and Pirate birthday cake for my son’s 1st birthday. The original idea I got from the internet. I forgot the artist’s name, and I make the 3D base on the picture with some little changes so it can work with gum paste and fondant, and its my first octopus cake. I was try to … Read more

Coolest Octopus Cake

Homemade Octopus Cake

For my son’s 1st birthday we decided to go with an ocean theme. I wanted to start a tradition of making fun and original homemade cakes for my kids. We have a rather large family so we needed a cake that would feed at least 25 people. I thought cupcakes would also be an easy … Read more

Coolest Giant Octopus Birthday Cake

Homemade Giant Octopus Birthday Cake

For my son’s 1st birthday I went with an under the sea theme. I first found the plates and party decorations that I wanted to use and from there I came up with the Homemade Giant Octopus Birthday Cake. I used a Wilton 12×2 pan for the bottom layer, a Wilton 10×2 pan for the … Read more

Coolest Octopus Cake

Homemade Octopus Cake

I made this cake because my daughter wanted a octopus cake for her Tiki birthday party. It was actually very easy. I made: 1 large round cake 1 medium round cake 2 jumbo muffin size cakes I cover the bottom layer with icing and then fondant. I lightly buttered the fondant and sprinkled brown sugar … Read more

Coolest Octopus Pirate Island Cake

Homemade Octopus Pirate Island Cake

Thanks for all the tips from this site! I used them heavily. Since, I’m not a baker more and creator, I ordered the bottom cake (square ocean form) from Whole Foods, white sheet cake covered with buttercream! I know cheating, right? But so I could totally focus on the design; I made the fondant recipe … Read more

Coolest Octopus Garden Birthday Cake

Homemade Octopus Garden Birthday Cake

I made this Octopus Garden Birthday Cake after seeing all of the ideas on this site. I’ve not made many cakes and this was the first time I’d tried fondant so I was very surprised that it turned out so well. The fondant recipe is 1 cup of mini marshmallows melted for 20 sec in … Read more

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Homemade Octopus Cake

Two months ago I made a birthday cake for my brother. I was confused on what I’m gonna give to him as a present. Since he never got any birthday cakes from me before, I thought why don’t I give it a shot! So, I did this octopus cake. It’s a two tiers cake, the … Read more

Coolest Ocean Birthday Cake Design


I made this Homemade Ocean Birthday Cake Design for my son’s 1st birthday. His name is Kai, which means Ocean, so I thought this was an appropriate theme. It was fun to make and I learned a lot along the way. This is only the 4th cake that I’ve done using fondant. I started about … Read more

Coolest Homemade Octopus Birthday Cake Recipe 0

I couldnt find a round sports pan to use for the head so I bought a 5″ half-sphere pan and baked one half of the head then did that another time for the other half and glued them together with frosting. It didn’t come our perfectly round but worked out alright. I just used an … Read more

Coolest Octopus Cake

Octopus Cake

For the octopus cake I used a large rectangular sheet pan. I made 2 cakes and filled them with a chocolate mousse. I also made a 3rd batch of cake mix and poured it in a glass mixing bowl to get a dome shape for the octopus to sit on, as well as some cupcake … Read more

Coolest Homemade Octopus Birthday Cake Recipe 1

I used a traditional birthday cake recipe for this layer cake and a batch of cupcakes. I also baked a full custard cup to create the head of the Octopus (it sort of overflowed into a nice rounded top). “Ocean” – I frosted the cake as usual with white frosting (the best part is that … Read more

Coolest Octopus Baby Shower Cake

Homemade Octopus Baby Shower Cake

I made this Octopus Baby Shower Cake for my niece’s 1st baby shower. The theme for the shower was “Under the Sea with Baby and Me!” A cute rolled fondant octopus cake was the inspiration to this cute little fellow. Never having worked with fondant before, I used buttercream icing. I baked 3 cakes with … Read more

Coolest Homemade Octopus Birthday Cake Recipe 2

I used this birthday cake recipe for my friends son’s first birthday. He carries a stuffed orange octopus and she asked me to come up with an idea for an octopus cake. Here it is, and it really was simple to make! For this Octopus birthday cake recipe, I used the Wilton round 3D sports … Read more

Cool Homemade Octopus Birthday Cake

Homemade Octopus Birthday Cake

I made this Octopus Birthday Cake for my son’s 1st birthday. It was an under the sea theme. The base was 2 9 inch rounds stacked, doweled and covered in fondant. Then I added the circled cut out of fondant. For the octopus I baked it in the Wilton ball pan. Then frosted, doweled and … Read more

Coolest Ocean Octopus Birthday Cake

Homemade Ocean Octopus Birthday Cake

My five-year-old daughter asked to have an ocean themed birthday cake. I searched the internet for ideas of a Ocean Octopus Birthday Cake and decided I could tackle her request. I started by baking a 9×13 yellow cake for the base. I used two round cakes on top. I secured the cakes with a few … Read more

Coolest Homemade Octopus Birthday Cake Recipe 4

First I baked a round cake with two layers. Then I frosted the cake with a thin layer of buttercream. Next, the fun begins with the fondant. It is very similar to play-do. I dyed the fondant various colors that I needed. First I covered the entire cake in a layer of white fondant. Then … Read more

Coolest Blue Ringed Octopus Cake

Homemade Blue Ringed Octopus Cake

This Blue Ringed Octopus Cake is my fifth cake ever and second on this site. My boys get to choose what cake they want (once they are able to communicate) and it’s my job to make it happen. I’m a 32yo father from Perth, Australia. My other cake is this Lightning Mcqueen cake. Anyway, It … Read more

Coolest Octopus Cake

Octopus Cake

Got the pan from Williams and Sonoma, which was perfect for this octopus cake. Covered it with purple fondant and the sand was vanilla wafers. The fish were fondant too. Used the icing gels to color the water and everything else, love that the gels make everyone’s mouth turn blue! This is one of my … Read more

Coolest Octupus Birthday Cake

Homemade Octupus Birthday Cake

I made Octupus Birthday Cake for my son’s 6th birthday. He helped with the decorating, so it’s really over the top! The base is 2 x 12 in rounds; the middle is 2 x 10 in rounds made with the butter cake recipe found on the Wilton’s site. I filled it with pastry cream and … Read more

Coolest Octopus Cake

Octopus Cake

My wife made this octopus cake for our son’s 4th birthday. We looked on this site for ideas and improvised a bit. She used a pan that is for a basketball for the body and then Twinkies for the tenticels. It turned out really well! The body was made with a pan that is used … Read more

Coolest Octopus Birthday Cake

Homemade Octopus Birthday Cake

I made this Octopus Birthday Cake for my nephew’s first birthday cake, which was an ocean/water theme. I baked two 9 in cakes and stacked them (after trimming them down) with frosting in between. I frosted the cakes with homemade vanilla buttercream frosting and used Wilton dye for the aqua color. For the octopus body, … Read more