Coolest Octopus Island Birthday Cake

Homemade Octopus Island Birthday Cake

The octopus on the Octopus Island Birthday Cake is created using gum paste and was hard to make just by going on pictures from others that I had seen. This was the third or fourth one made at that. The island the octopus is on was a half of the Wilton Sports Ball pan covered … Read more

Coolest Octopus Cake

Homemade Octopus Cake

We made this Homemade Octopus Cake for a school cake raffle. We got this awesome idea on our own. We used a pan that is for a basketball for the body and then Twinkies for the tentacles. It turned out really well! The body was made with a pan that is used for sports (basketball, … 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