Coolest Shark Birthday Cake

Homemade Shark Birthday Cake

The Shark on this Shark Birthday Cake is made with rice krispy treats lightly frosted with melted chocolate then covered in gray fondant. The shark fondant is enhanced with edible paint and fondant accents and dusted with shimmer dust. The waves are buttercream lightly airbrushed with light blue.

Coolest Shark Cake

Homemade  Shark Cake

I did this Shark Cake for a graduation. I used the Wonder Mold cake pan for the sharks head, and a 9″ round cake pan for under the shark. The teeth are mini marshmallows, sharks skin is all a marshmallow fondant. Very sticky, but easy to roll out. It took about 3 1/2 hours to … Read more

Coolest Shark Cake

Shark Cake

I got the idea from other shark cakes on this site. I did this one for my son’s 3rd birthday – as it was an under the sea theme. I figured a shark was easier to make than a whale, dolphin or octopus! Per the recommendations from other people who made similar shark cakes, I … Read more

Coolest Shark Birthday Cake

Homemade Shark Birthday Cake

When I had my son’s 5th birthday I asked him what kind of cake he wanted. He said to me “Mam I want a shark eating a man”. I said to him “but son this kind of cake is to violent for your age”. He said no I want that one. So I made him … Read more

Coolest Shark Birthday Cake Idea

Homemade Shark Birthday Cake Idea

For my son’s first birthday, my three year old daughter insisted he’d asked for a Homemade Shark Birthday Cake Idea. I got ideas from the site and combined them. I started with a Red Velvet sheet cake and 1 Wilton football mold. I cut part of the tail and used it to prop the body … Read more

Coolest Bowling Alley Shark Birthday Cake Design

Homemade Bowling Alley Shark Birthday Cake Design

My daughter wanted a shark cake for her 6th birthday. She was having a bowling party, so I thought it would be fun to combine the two and make a Bowling Alley Shark Birthday Cake Design. I saw some other cakes on the internet that had a sharks head and those as inspiration. I make … Read more

Coolest Shark Cake

Homemade Shark Cake

This site was a helpful visual guide on shark cakes. For the shark’s body, I took a little disposable aluminum loaf pan and molded it into a shark shape (with a pointy nose). Then I cooked a red velvet cake in it. While that was cooling I cooked a sheet cake. I let them sit … Read more

Coolest Shark Birthday Cake Idea

Homemade Shark Birthday Cake Idea

I used a rectangular cake pan and bread loaf pan for this Shark Birthday Cake Idea. I used marshmallow for the teeth, fruit rollup for the mouth and junior mints for the eyes.

Coolest Shark Birthday Cake

Homemade Shark Birthday Cake

This Shark Birthday Cake was for my son who really likes… can you guess? Yes, SHARKS! Even though sculpted cake seems a little intimidating, it wasn’t all that hard to do. Of course midway through the process, after stacking chopped layers of chocolate sponge cake with generous amounts of peanut butter cream it looked like … Read more

Coolest Shark Cake

Homemade Shark Cake

I made this shark cake for my son’s seventh birthday. We were planning a pool party, so I decided on a Swimming with Sharks theme to incorporate his fascination with sharks. I looked at many pictures on this site because I’m not much of a decorator and needed some ideas that could be done simple. … Read more

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