Coolest Homemade Construction and Dump Cake Photos and Tips 11

My son announced he did not want a dump cake for his construction-themed 4th birthday party but a crane cake! And not only a crane but a crawler crane — not a truck crane. (No using of cookies or doughnuts for wheels!) Well I like a challenge. The crane arm is pieced together with Pepperidge … Read more

Coolest Construction Site Dumper Truck Cake

Homemade Construction Site Dumper Truck Cake

This Construction Site Dumper Truck Cake is my second attempt at making a creative birthday cake, the first one was a Disney princess castle. I made this for my nephew’s first birthday and was told by my sister that the theme of the party was dumper trucks and diggers. So I started off thinking about … Read more

Coolest Bulldozer Cake

Homemade Bulldozer Cake

With a little boy who loves bulldozers and me keen to try cake making, this seemed to be the best way to do my first decorated bulldozer cake. I made a cake in a 27cm long loaf tin that had pretty straight sides. I then cut the top 1/3 of the cake off and placed … Read more

Cool Homemade Dump Truck Cake

Homemade Dump Truck Cake

This dump truck cake was the second cake I have every made. It was more of a challenge than I thought it was going to be. I first made a homemade chocolate cake in a half sheet pan. I then cut out the shape of the truck free hand, and set a side the extra … Read more

Coolest Tonka Cake

Homemade Tonka Cake

I made this Tonka cake for my son’s 2nd birthday, it was a Tonka theme party. It is 2 13×9 cakes layered. I used the extra cake from when I leveled it for the dirt path and the dirt in the trucks. I found some trucks he had in his toy box and used them … Read more

Coolest Digger Cake

Homemade Digger Cake

My eldest son was mad about trucks generally, especially diggers and bulldozers, so my husband and I set about trying to make him a ‘digger’ cake for his 2nd birthday. The base was easy, I just made my favourite caramel chocolate mudcake recipe and put it into a large square tin. I bought an icing … Read more

Cute Homemade Dump Truck Cake and Smash Cake

Dump Truck and Smash Cake

This is a cake that I did for a one year old birthday. The mom had sticker of what she wanted the dump truck and smash cake to look like. Both cakes are frosted with butter cream frosting. For the Dump Truck, I baked 3 bread loaf pans. Cut in one in half, and stacked, … Read more

Coolest Homemade Construction Cake Photos and Tips 9

Next I cut a small chunk for the cab and adhered it to the top using icing. I left a one-inch gap and then adhered the third layer to the second layer with icing. For the top of the dump part I used the 8×8 square- trimming it down to a 7×6 size. When I … Read more

Coolest Dumper Truck Cake 32

This dump truck cake was made for my sons 4th birthday using ideas picked up from this site. It’s made from two 2lb loaf Madeira cakes. I turned one upside down to make the base and iced it using yellow fondant icing. I cut a third off the other cake and turned it upside down … Read more

Coolest Pumper Truck Cake

Homemade Pumper Truck Cake

I made this Pumper Truck cake at my three year old’s request. Of all things, he wanted a pumper truck! I baked one 9″ x 13″ and two 8″ x 8″ cakes for the cab and flat bed. Once cooled, I stacked them, with icing between the layers, and wrapped the whole thing in plastic … Read more

Easy DIY Construction Digger Cake

Homemade Construction Digger Cake

My little boy had a “construction” party for his 5th birthday and I made him this excavator / Construction Digger Cake. I made chocolate fudge brownie cake as it is firmer than other cakes and built the basic shapes of the cab and the bulldozer part and covered it all in yellow coloured fondant icing … Read more

Simple Homemade Dump Truck Cake

Dump Truck Cake

I got all my ideas for a dump truck cake from this web site. A little bit from each cake I saw. I cut out the shape of the truck and iced the brown first. Then the yellow. I used two donuts for each tire and cocoa puffs for the dirt. Very simple to do. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Construction Cake Photos and Tips 10

This is one of those cake ideas that was inspired by a one year olds fascination with dump trucks. His Mom brought me the truck to copy and wanted to serve FIFTY people with the cake. It ended up being the same size as the original – as in the picture above! Materials: One each … Read more

Coolest Homemade Construction Birthday Cake Ideas 0

The construction birthday cake recipe is one I got from recipezaar called chocolate zucchini sweet potato cake. You can go to http://www.recipezaar.com/93811 for the recipe. My review is listed under hollygollygee and it will tell you the adjustments I made on the recipe. The buttercream recipe is from a Williams Sonoma cookbook. It is a … Read more

Collest Tonka Truck Cake

Homemade Tonka Truck Cake

My friend Megan and I made a bright yellow Tonka Truck Cake for my son’s 2nd birthday party. We made 4 white chocolate mud cakes in different tins for the different parts of the truck. We covered some cardboard shapes in foil to sit the truck onto. The wheels are two wagon wheels stuck together. … Read more

Coolest Bulldozer Kids Birthday Cake

Homemade Bulldozer Kids Birthday Cake

First of all, I am not a cake-maker! I watched my mom make cakes my whole life, but this is really my first cake! So, although I have observer knowledge, I have little experience. So this IS something YOU can do (if you have supplies)!! And I am very proud of myself. The terms I … Read more

Coolest Dumptruck Birthday Cake Design

Homemade Dumptruck Birthday Cake Design

This Homemade Dumptruck Birthday Cake Design couldn’t be more simple. I made it for my son’s 3rd birthday party at his daycare. I baked and froze a 9×11 chocolate cake. Once frozen I took it out and broke it apart into pieces and set them into the dumptruck box. I had some mini chocolate cupcakes … Read more

Coolest Homemade Construction Cake Photos and Tips 11

Bake chocolate cake and break into large pieces. Make chocolate pudding and spoon large pieces of cake and pudding into new clean dump truck. Its one of the easiest birthday cake ideas.s one of the easiest birthday cake ideas.

Coolest Dump Truck Birthday Cake 63

My son wanted a dump truck birthday party for his 3rd birthday. My husband works for CAT designing large mining dump trucks and my son thinks that is the coolest thing in the world. So I wanted to give him the birthday party that he wanted, and this was the first year that he was … Read more

Coolest Tonka Truck Birthday Cake

Homemade  Tonka Truck Birthday Cake

I created this Tonka Truck cake for my six year old’s birthday party last July. I got the idea from a birthday invitation my son received. I thought that it would make a cool cake so I free- handed it and added the Fun Zone, and the cupcake on the back of the truck.

Coolest Excavator Cake Idea

Homemade Excavator Cake Idea

Thanks to Yvonne E. I was able to start with a drawing template like she did. I am a construction worker as well as an artist. I knew I was going to make the best cake ever to my artistic ability. Then in the end I had one Blemish. Anyway, I like to thank Yvonne … Read more

Coolest Crane Truck Birthday Cake Design

Homemade Crane Truck Birthday Cake Design

I made this Crane Truck Birthday Cake Design for my son’s 3rd birthday. He loves mighty machines and of course picked one of the more complicated ones, a crane truck! I baked 2 9×13 cakes and then cut and stacked them into the shape of the truck. I made marshmallow fondant to cover and decorate … Read more