Coolest Shark Birthday Cake

Homemade Shark Attack Birthday Cake

My son wanted to have a shark birthday cake for his 7th birthday party. Considering it was for a child’s birthday party, I didn’t want a cake totally covered in fondant. So I decided to do a four layer chocolate cake (9″), frost it in butter cream, and form a fondant attacking shark on the … Read more

Coolest Shamu Birthday Cake Design

Homemade Shamu Birthday Cake Design

I used two 12 x 18 sheet cakes for the bottom and a nine inch round cake for the “Shamu” pool. I used a butter cream icing recipe for the cake using more Crisco than butter so it was easier to decorate with. I made fondant for the first time and used the water, sugar, … Read more

Coolest Shark Picture Cake Ideas 1

My son wanted a great white shark cake for his fifth birthday so I found a shark picture and copied it on to a cake. I used a Wilton football mold for the shark cake and a 9 x 13 for the water cake. After I baked the football I put it in the freezer … Read more

Coolest Shark N Ocean Cake

Homemade Shark N Ocean Cake

My son wanted a Jaws theme party for his 11th birthday. I got the idea for my shark N ocean cake from some on-line pics, then baked two sheet cakes, 1/2 cake mix in a 1 quart bowl and the 1/2 as a dozen cupcakes. I stacked the sheet cakes on top of one another … Read more

Coolest Shark Birthday Cake

Homemade Shark Birthday Cake

My 3 year loves sharks and since I was not able to find a shark cake pan I decided to get creative and make a shark birthday cake of my own. I did find a shark cake that was similar on this site. I did a search online to find a simple shark picture to … Read more

Coolest Shark Attack Cake Design

Homemade Shark Attack Cake Design

Sharks are big around here, so my son wanted a Jaws cake for his 10th birthday. After some internet searching we decided to use a football cake pan for the shark, set on a 9×13 cake as the ocean. We used 2 cake mixes and baked both according to directions. Then we sliced the bottom … Read more

Coolest Shark Picture Cake Ideas 2

As you can see I copied this cake from another shark picture on this site. (Thanks Alison T.) The big slab cake on the bottom was a double recipe of my favorite banana cake. The shark piece was a basic butter cake recipe baked in a loaf tin. Once cooked I froze the cake. Then … Read more

Cool Homemade Shamu Cake

Homemade Shamu Cake

My daughter was having a cake walk for the school carnival and wanted a Shamu cake. When I saw the (awesome) Shamu cake on this website I wanted to give it a shot. I followed her wise advice and did tail and fins 3 days early. Shamu’s were rice crispie treats covered in white fondant … Read more

Coolest Shark Birthday Cake

Homemade Shark Birthday Cake

I made this Shark Birthday Cake for my son’s birthday, it is made from 4 Madeira cakes, which I coloured red and sandwiched together using red buttercream. I left the cake in the fridge over night so it was pretty solid ready for carving. I first cut diagonally across half of the top layer of … Read more

Coolest Man-Eating Shark Cake Idea

Homemade  Man-Eating Shark Cake Idea

Thank you to all the people who submitted cakes to this site. As you can tell, they were a huge inspiration to me for this Man-Eating Shark Cake idea. I used the Wilton Football cake pan for this cake. I made 2 cakes, one for the body/mouth and used about half of the other for … Read more

Coolest Shark Picture Cake Ideas 3

I used the football pan similar to what the other woman on this site used. I would have been lost without her shark picture. I made two cakes from the football tin and stuck them together. I frosted with tons of frosting (tinted blue) and used paper plates glued together to make the tails and … 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 Shark Encounter Cake

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My son loves sharks, so I browsed the shark cakes on this site and got my inspiration. I also looked at the pirate ship cakes and combined two ideas I liked. The boy on the raft is meant to be my son. My son insisted on seeing all of the shark’s body. I made the … Read more

Coolest Shark Cake

Shark Cake

I was determined to find a way to create the best shark cake ever for my son’s 5th birthday. Since I see this is not something that can be purchased, I plotted and planned, and checked out the cakes on this site to ‘borrow’ ideas. I found a Williams-Sonoma football trophy pan that would create … Read more

Coolest Shark Cake

Coolest Shark Cake

At school last year I made a sponge cake and decided to use the recipe to make a cake because I was bored. Sharks and Killer whales are my fave animals so I decided to make a Shark Cake. I looked at some other sharks on this site but didn’t really like any of them, … Read more

Coolest Shark Picture Cake Ideas 5

I used Stephanie Es shark picture on how to prepare the cake! This is a red velvet 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 the round pan. I drew the shark design on … 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