Awesome Homemade Sharknado Cake

Sharknado cake!

We made this Sharknado cake for our son’s 11th Birthday. We’re fans of the cheesy sharknado movies, so this was perfect! We made the chainsaw out of rice cereal treats, and lots of fondant. The shark teeth was the hardest! It took several tries sculpting the teeth.

Coolest Shark Breach Cake

Shark Breach Cake

This is my oldest son’s 8th birthday cake.  We had a shark themed party.  He wanted a 3-D shark cake. I did about four test cakes on this one.  I was wanting to make a shark’s head with its mouth open. (I have included a pic of the test cake)  I made this same cake … Read more

Coolest Shark Cake

Coolest Shark Cake

My little boy is madly in love with sharks and dinosaurs. It came as no surprise when he wanted a shark cake for his birthday. Blue fondant covered the cake and a combination of icing and fondant made the rest. To get the fins and tail to really stick – I cut out cardboard in … Read more

Coolest Shark Cake


My nephew insisted on a shark cake for his 4th birthday party at school. My biggest concern was shaping the cake and ensuring that it looked like a shark….LOL The shaping did not prove to be a problem, I felt like “cake boss” as I was sculpting which was a lot of fun. I wanted to … Read more

Coolest Shark Birthday Cake

Coolest Shark Birthday Cake

This shark birthday cake was a birthday cake I made for my mother’s 46th birthday. My sister helped me make the cake and she helped with some of the ideas. My mother is a scuba diver and her dream is to one day be able to swim with the sharks, it just so happened that … Read more

Coolest Leopard Shark Birthday Cake

shark side view

My 11 year old grandson wanted to have a pool party for his birthday. Since he is a shark enthusiast, and I a self-taught baker, I offered to make him a shark cake. It seemed appropriate. That was until he let me know that his favorite shark was the Leopard shark. “Oh,” I said, “no … Read more

Coolest Shark Birthday Cake

Coolest Shark Birthday Cake

My 3 year old daughter often pretends she is a shark so a shark cake seemed right for her birthday. And while this is not a very professional looking cake, she was happy with it and so was I. The design is simple. The body is cut diagonally out of a 9″x11″ sheet cake. The … Read more

Realistic Shark Cake

Realistic Shark Cake

I made this realistic shark cake for my son’s 4th birthday party. He wanted a realistic shark. He didn’t like any pictures of cakes where the shark “looked like a cartoon”. I baked two 9×13 cakes and layered them. He wanted Funfetti cake with blue Funfetti frosting. Easy enough. The frosting came with fish shaped … Read more

Hungriest 3D Shark Cake Ever

See what I mean about him being "hungry"?

My friend asked me to make a last-minute shark cake for her nine year old son!  I did an internet search for shark cakes, found a 3D idea and ran with it! I started out by making a sheet cake for the base to make the shark more stable since the cake had to travel … Read more

Awesome Hungry Shark Birthday Cake

The Hungry Shark

This awesome Hungry Shark birthday cake was for my nephew and my sister has a passion for making the best birthday cakes out of our family. She puts us to shame when it comes to our kids birthday parties. But I believe this one “takes the cake” for the best one ever. Weeks of thinking of … Read more

Coolest Shark Cake

Coolest Shark Cake

This shark cake was a 5th grade graduation cake for a girl who loves sharks. I saw the other shark cakes on this site but chose to make my own design. This is a personal size cake using 2 regular sized cupcakes to shape the shark and a 9 inch round cake for the water. … Read more

Coolest Shark Birthday Cake

Homemade Shark Birthday Cake

I made this homemade shark birthday cake for my nephew’s 8th birthday! The cake is two 9-inch round cakes. I used Duncan Hines chocolate fudge mix and the frosting is homemade buttercream. The shark is made of marshmallow fondant, this was my first time working with fondant. I’m not sure how well I like using … Read more

Coolest Shark Birthday Cake

Homemade Shark Birthday Cake

This Shark birthday cake was a simple 9×13 cake using a box mix. One can of blue frosting, then piped on homemade cream cheese frosting for the shark. I used mini marshmallows cut diagonally for the teeth and a chocolate chip for the eye. Added some green licorice for seaweed, Swedish fish, gummy turtles, and … Read more

Coolest Shark Jumping Out of the Water Cake

Homemade Shark Jumping Out of the Water Cake

This Homemade Shark Jumping Out of the Water Cake was made with 3 boxes of white cake mix. One box was used for the water (base) in a square cake pan. The other two cake mixes were baked in a large glass measuring/mixing pitcher to make the shark. The pitcher was too large for the … Read more

Coolest Shark Picture Cake Ideas 6

My son Simon is obsessed with Bruce the shark from Finding Nemo so I thought Id try to do a shark cake for his 3rd birthday. I saw another shark cake on this site and overall my cake is quite similar however I used a different shark picture. It was a rough drawing of a … Read more

Coolest Shark Birthday Cake Idea

Homemade Shark Birthday Cake Idea

This Homemade Shark Birthday Cake Idea is a composite of every shark cake on this site. Thank you all for such wonderful advice and tips and pictures. The coolest thing I discovered from this venture was that I can make virtually any shape, given enough cake. The early picture of the raw carving could be … Read more

Coolest Shark Picture Birthday Cake

Homemade  Shark Picture Birthday Cake

My Shark Picture Birthday Cake has been made by “the cake shop”, at Grenoble, in France. This is a shop in which you can find everything possible for amazing cakes you want to do or you want them to do for you ! Indeed, I asked them to make me a birthday cake with the … Read more

Coolest Jaws Shark Cake

Homemade Jaws Shark Cake

I made this Homemade Jaws Shark Cake for my 20yr old nephew’s birthday. He loves movies and asked for the Jaws movie Poster as a cake. The cake is a chocolate cake which I made in a large roasting tin. I wanted the actual shark to be the cake so I used fondant icing on … Read more

Coolest Shark Picture Cake Ideas 7

This shark is copied from shark pictures. It was for my sons 5th birthday. This cake was drawn completely free hand. The teeth were made out of nuts. I can’t remember what kind but I looked at all the packages and picked out the kind that most resembled teeth. I picked through the nuts for … Read more

Coolest Mega Shark VS Giant Octopus Cake

Homemade Mega Shark VS Giant Octopus Cake

My friends and I love throwing theme parties for B movies and this is a cake of my favorite scene from “Mega Shark VS Giant Octopus”. It’s a 2 layer 9″ round vanilla cake coloured blue. I cut out the middle of the top layer of the cake to allow for the “water” to be … Read more

Coolest Shark Birthday Cake

Homemade  Shark Birthday Cake

This Shark Birthday Cake was for my husband’s 25th birthday. We had a big party, at least a hundred people, and this fed them all. I baked a total of 6 13×9 cake, half vanilla and half chocolate. I stacked them on a prepared board, 3 end to end, then topped the first two with … Read more

Coolest 3D Shark Cake

Homemade 3D Shark Cake

I had a request for a ‘3D’ shark cake for a cousin’s 4th birthday. This was made with the Wilton football and a regular 13×9 pan. The shark is 2 football cakes with strawberry filling. All the frosting is Wilton recipe buttercream (about 2 1/2 batches). The shark was decorated per the instructions on the … Read more

Coolest Shark Picture Cake Ideas 8

A baker I am not. My son wanted a shark cake and I could not find a shark picture to make this cake. This is a cake out of a box. I used a sheet pan and a round pan. I cut the shark shape out of the sheet cake and the fins out of … Read more

Cool Homemade Shark Cake

3-d Shark Cake

I made this shark cake for my son’s 5th birthday. I used a regular boxed mix and made two 9in circles. After placing them on top of one another, I cut out the opening for the sharks mouth. Use these pieces for the fins. I used white icing for the teeth and just tinted white … Read more