Under the Sea Nemo Cake

Under the Sea Nemo Cake

I made this cake for my Son’s first birthday. We used 10 inch, 8 inch, and 6 inch pans, Layering them using cardboard support. We used store bought vanilla frosting and colored it with coloring gel. After icing the cake we used toothpicks to swirl the frost. Making it look like water. we used chocolate … Read more

Cool Homemade Ocean Scene Birthday Cake Design

Homemade Ocean Birthday Cake Design

I made this Ocean Birthday Cake Design for my boss’s grandson. The Octopus is made out of an orange dolly Madison “snow ball” and the tentacles are just the marshmallow flattened and shaped. The coral is grape stems covered in royal icing. The seahorse, fish and vertical coral are royal icing too. The anemones are … Read more

Coolest Underwater Ocean Cake

Homemade Underwater Ocean Cake

My mom and I made this Underwater Ocean Cake for my son’s 3rd birthday. Leading up to the birthday I was thinking we’d do an ocean theme this time round, as both kids have been fascinated with all things under the sea, Nemo etc. Growing up we all had our own special cake for our … Read more

Coolest Homemade Ocean Cake Ideas 10

I used apple fruit by the foot for seaweed and different sugar coated candies I found to make the other plants. Baby and colors goldfish were used for the schools of fish the large fish were iced goldfish sandwiches. I found colored rock candy for the coral. Nemo, Marin and Dory gummies were put by … Read more

Coolest Coral Reef Cake

Homemade Coral Reef Cake

I made this Coral Reef cake for my little one, the idea came from her name which means PEARL, so I decided to be something related to the reef…it was an easy cake really!! I baked two different sizes round chocolate cakes (one medium and the other one is really small, more like a big … Read more

Coolest Under The Sea Cake

Homemade Under The Sea Cake

This Under The Sea Cake was a double layer 13×18 sheet cake. After preparing 3 boxes of Duncan Hines cake mix I divided the batter in two 13×18 pans. They baked for 40 minutes at 325degrees. I stacked the on a piece of card board measuring 14×19 cut from a box and covered with heavy … Read more

Coolest Ocean Cake

Homemade Ocean Cake

I made this ocean cake for my sister-in-law’s birthday. I used a half sheet cake pan, froze the cake after baking for easier frosting. I made a box mix of Funfetti as everyone loves the taste of this cake. I used Wilton’s gel dye for the vanilla frosting. It comes in twelve colors, lasts forever, … Read more

Coolest Homemade Ocean Cake Ideas 11

The layers were 14, 10, and 8 inches. I iced the cake in ivory and made all the sea shells out of white chocolate, I used petal dust to give them their color. I piped seaweed with a #4 writing tip, and used ivory edible pearls to accent around the shells. The cake took me … Read more

Coolest Ocean Wonderland Cake

Homemade Ocean Wonderland Cake

I made this Homemade Ocean Wonderland Cake for my son’s second birthday. He loves fish so we had an ocean themed day. I wanted it to be big enough to show a lot of detail so I stacked two 9 X 13 cakes. Strawberry on the bottom and chocolate on the top. All of the … Read more

Coolest Under The Sea Cake

Homemade Under The Sea Cake

The Little Mermaid is a white chocolate colored mold using a Wilton cake pan, also the shells and under the sea creatures are also white chocolate molds. The sand is brown sugar. This Under The Sea Cake was for my daughter’s 3rd birthday. I used regular boxed cake mix, and Wilton icing. The octopus mold … Read more

Coolest Underwater Cupcake Birthday Cake

Homemade Underwater Cupcake Birthday Cake

I made this Homemade Underwater Cupcake Birthday Cake for my daughter’s first birthday, because we were doing an “octopus” theme. I made two flavors of cupcakes (chocolate and strawberry), baked in color-coordinating liners for where they would be placed on my cake sheet. Then, after frosting them, I rolled each one in colored sugar/sprinkles to … Read more

Coolest Homemade Ocean Cake Ideas and Tips 0

This ocean cake was done thanks to the many tips I gathered on this web site. It was very simple. I found a picture of an octopus and traced over it with black gel icing. I then flipped the wax paper over and placed it on the frosted cake. When I lifted it off the … Read more

Ocean Scene Cake

Luau Hut Crab Cake

My son designed this ocean scene cake for his sixth birthday. He wanted coconut “Luau Huts” for five crabs (he has seen hermit crabs in the pet store with little huts made of half a coconut). We eventually settled on only two crabs because of space. The crabs and stars are made of gum paste … Read more

Coolest Under the Sea Adventure Birthday Cake

Homemade Under the Sea Adventure Birthday Cake

My daughter wanted a Little Mermaid cake for her 6th birthday. I decided to do an Under the Sea Adventure Birthday Cake. The base is 2 – 9 by 11 cakes (I used white cake) with chocolate pudding between the two cakes. The clam shell is made from Wilton’s doll mould pan. I carved it … Read more

Coolest Under the Sea Cake

Homemade Under the Sea Cake

I am posting this Under the Sea cake for all the Mom’s like me that LOVE and are inspired by other Moms’ideas! My daughter asked for an “Under-the-Sea” birthday party, so we had a Mermaid Tea Party. The cake is made of 2 round layers of strawberry cake on the bottom and 2 smaller round … Read more

Coolest Homemade Ocean Cake Ideas and Tips 1

This ocean cake was made using three (two cake batters) 9″ round white cakes, four Nilla cookies, chocolate candy rocks, buttercream and fluffy white icing, cake boards, white melting chocolate and graham crumbs. The first 9″ round was set off centre on the large cake board. The second was cut in half and set next … Read more

Fish and Ocean Cake

Super Easy Fish and Ocean Cake!

For this Ocean cake, I started with a Costco cake with simple blue and white border, but I wanted blue frosting. Wilton’s makes a food coloring spray in lots of different colors, perfect for coloring the simple store bought cake (Spray color found at Michael’s). I then used graham cracker crumbs for the beach, gummy … Read more

Coolest Under the Sea Cake

Homemade Under the Sea Cake

I made this cake for my son’s 3rd birthday party. He loves fish and water and requested a homemade Under the Sea cake. This was my first 2-tier cake and I’m happy with how it turned out. I thought I would need to put some sort of supports in the bottom layer but it turned … Read more

Coolest Splish Splash Fish Bash Cake


I’m very new to cake making-decorating. I have only made 3 and that is in the last 8 months. First my own wedding cake, then my friend’s wedding cake and now this one for my friend’s son’s first birthday party. They love the book called The Rainbow Fish so wanted that included in the cake. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Ocean Cake Ideas and Tips 2

I got the recipe for an ocean cake from the Deepak Chopra cook book. It was the blueberry orange cake (quite nutritious and delish!) with a cream cheese icing. Part of the green food coloring was spirulina. Ive just always been intrigued by the ocean.ve just always been intrigued by the ocean.

Coolest Aquarium Cake

Aquarium Cake

I made this aquarium cake as a direct representation of an actual tropical fish aquarium that my friend has. It was made on a college campus with supplies from the campus grocery store, my personal tools, and a lot of pre-planning. The fish are made of various kinds of candy, the gravel is cookie crumbs … Read more

Coolest Sea Life Theme Birthday Cake

Homemade Sea Life Theme Birthday Cake

My son was having his 4th birthday party at a swimming place and he really wanted a sea-life themed birthday party. I decided to make my own Sea Life Theme Birthday Cake because it would be exactly as I wanted it to be. I bought 2 boxes of white cake mix and made it according … Read more

Coolest Scuba Diver 50th Birthday Cake

Homemade Scuba Diver 50th Birthday Cake

I made this Scuba Diver 50th Birthday Cake for a friend’s birthday. The cake was covered in fondant that was tinted aqua blue. The fish, plants, diver’s face, hands and tanks were made of Starbursts candy. With so many colors needed it eliminated have to color different batches of fondant. Just put the Starbursts in … Read more