Cool Homemade Seashell Cake

Seashell Cake 2008

This is a birthday cake I made for my mother-in-law’s birthday (Cheryl). This seashell cake is a dual tiered (yellow & chocolate layers) seashell ocean themed cake. Standard 10″ and 8″ cakes iced with homemade buttercream icing tinted an aqua/blue color. All the seashells, sanddollars and coral are hand sculpted out of white fondant. After … Read more

Coolest Homemade Ocean Cake Ideas 3

I made this ocean cake for an under the sea birthday party for the Kairo family. Mrs. Kairo brought me the party invitation so I could make this ocean cake. Its a two-pound cake decorated with an icing made of shortening, milk, and confectioners sugar.s a two-pound cake decorated with an icing made of shortening, … Read more

Coolest Homemade Ocean Cake Ideas and Tips 7

I actually got the idea for this ocean from of this website! It looks very similar to others that have been done but it was so cute I couldnt help but want to copy a little. It was for my daughter’s third birthday which was a “summer splash” party and all about fish and the … Read more

Cool Homemade Fondant Fish Birthday Cake

Homemade Bass Fish Birthday Cake

I saw this fish birthday cake on this site (originally submitted by Carol). I just had to try it. Where as I don’t think it came out as well as her’s, I was definitely happy with it. This was the first time I used rice cereal, fondant and air brushing. Making cakes is FUN! Unfortunately, … Read more

Cute Homemade Colorful Fish Birthday Cake

Homemade Fish And Bubbles Cake

My daughter was about to turn two and we were looking for a theme for her birthday. We then realized that she loves fish so we started looking for a fish birthday cake. We found this website and were happy to find so many great ideas. This cake is a combination of the ideas we … Read more

Cool Homemade Fish Birthday Cake Idea

Homemade Fish Birthday Cake Idea

I made this Fish Birthday Cake Idea for my friend’s son’s 1st birthday. I used butter cream frosting and used plastic toys for decorations. I put cupcakes for the air bubbles.It was one of my first cakes I made. I used a fish shaped cake pan and cut a cupcake in half for the lips. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Fish Birthday Cake Ideas 5

The theme was actually a fish party thus the idea for a fish birthday cake arose. I made the base of the cake with Betty Crockers readymade mix in a huge dish, made some glazed icing (icing sugar and water) after dry took a flat spatula, dipped it in hot water, dried it and put … Read more

Coolest Homemade Fish Birthday Cakes 9

This was my first grandson, Michael, first birthday cake. They had a fish theme so I made fish birthday cakes, with a hot dog party and swimming in the backyard. They were given their birthday treats, bucket with a shovel. It was an 11” x 17” cake pan and it takes 2 cake mixes for … Read more

Coolest Fishbowl Birthday Cake Idea

Homemade Fishbowl Birthday Cake Idea

I made this Fishbowl Birthday Cake Idea by making two round cakes. I put a layer of buttercream icing and stacked them. Put it in the fridge to set/firm. Then I trimmed the top and bottom to make flat spots, and stood it up. Then covered it in a thin layer of white buttercream icing, … Read more

Coolest Octopus Cake

Homemade Octopus Cake

This super-easy octopus cake was a huge hit at my son’s 1st Birthday party. My son loves watching the fish in the fish tank so I chose an under-the-sea theme. I purchased the cake pan from Williams Sonoma but decided to simplify the design on the package a bit. I used regular cake mix baked … Read more

Coolest Giant Octopus Birthday Cake Idea

Homemade Giant Octopus Birthday Cake Idea

I made this Giant Octopus Birthday Cake Idea for my three year old son’s 3rd Birthday. It was an “Under the Sea” party. It was my second attempt at making a cool cake, he’s second birthday being the first. It’s super easy to make. You need a large round cake for the head, any size … Read more

Coolest Club Penguin Birthday Cake

Homemade Club Penguin Birthday Cake

I made this Club Penguin Birthday Cake for my son’s 3rd birthday. I baked a 13″x9″ cake, and then cut out the shape of the penguin. I iced the penguin with icing and then worked on the detail of the penguin by spreading icing. It was a big hit and he loved it.

Coolest Penguin Cake

Homemade Penguin Cake

I used a 9-inch round for the penguin cake, crumb-coated in vanilla buttercream, and covered in white fondant. The penguins are made of fondant, as are the snowballs and snowman. The igloo is a small bowl that I covered in fondant, and covered the “door” in black fondant, a super-easy way to make a great … Read more

Coolest Penguin Birthday Cake

Homemade Penguin Birthday Cake

I made this Homemade Penguin Birthday Cake for a friend that collects penguin-themed items. It’s a 2 layer round cake. I made the igloo from the cake scraps and a little icing, and the “doorway” is made of fondant. I sculpted all the little penguins from fondant. There are penguins placed around the sides and … Read more

Coolest Seahorse Cake

Homemade Seahorse Cake

I found a picture of a seahorse online, blew it up to 9×13 and cut it out for this seahorse cake. I then baked a 9×13 cake. Next I laid the picture over the cake and used a bread knife to cut the shape out. The fin on back was cut out separately. I then … Read more

Coolest Shark Birthday Cake

Homemade Shark Birthday Cake

I have a 4-year-old who is crazy about sharks, so I had to make him a shark birthday cake this year. I got some inspiration from this site and a few others, as well as looking for a real pic of a Great White through Google Images. It is made with a regular chocolate cake … Read more

Coolest Shark Attack Cake

Homemade Shark Attack Cake

My daughter was having a shark themed sixth birthday party at a pool. I stumbled across this website which totally inspired me to make my own homemade shark attack cake. Her favorite was cake #21, so we modeled ours after that one. I got the Wilton football mold, and the day before the party I … Read more

Coolest Scary Shark Birthday Cake

Homemade Scary Shark Birthday Cake

I started by making the Homemade Scary Shark Birthday Cake with a large batch of Rice Kripie treats. I formed it with my hands and carved the head and mouth with a serated bread knife. I made the dorsal and tail fins and attached them with grey tinted frosting and wooden skewers. I frosted the … Read more

Coolest Shark Picture Cake Ideas 4

My son is really keen on sea life – particularly sharks and he wanted a shark cake for his birthday. I couldnt find one in any of my recipe books so I thought I’d make my own from a shark picture! I made two large rectangular Madeira cakes, sandwiched them together with buttercream and jam … Read more

Coolest Shamu Cake

Homemade Shamu Cake

I have a greeting card program that can do some pretty cool things and I was able to blow the whale up and use it as a template for this Shamu cake. I baked two marble cakes. One was a 11 by 15 and one a 9 by 13. I used the larger sheet cake … Read more

Coolest Whale and Orca-Shaped Birthday Cake Ideas for Kids 6

Here are my birthday cake ideas for kids: I made this cake using the transfer method. First I traced some pictures of a killer whale, dolphins and other sea creatures onto wax paper. After that I mixed two cake mixes and baked them in a sheet cake pan. While the cake was baking I mixed … Read more