Coolest John Deere Cake

Coolest John Deere Cake

I was asked to make a cake for my daughter’s then fiance, now her husband, and his brother. Their birthdays are just a few days apart and since they’re both country boys I didn’t have too much trouble coming up with this John Deere cake idea. Cakes are the most fun when they’re a labor … Read more

1st Birthday John Deere Tractor Cake

1st Birthday John Deere Tractor Cake

This John Deere tractor cake is every little boy’s dream and was one of my first. A co-worker asked me to make it for her son’s first birthday since he loved John Deere tractor toys! The flavor of the cake was vanilla, since my scratch vanilla is better for carving than my super-moist chocolate! The … Read more

Coolest Green John Deere Tractor Cake

Coolest Green John Deere Tractor Cake

This green John Deere tractor cake  is 100% edible! The tractor is made from gum paste and was airbrushed finished. The “tire” tier is actually chocolate fondant airbrushed black so it has a much better taste than if you had just dyed the fondant black! The John Deere logo what free-handed cut out and placed on dried … Read more

Freestyle Tractor Birthday Cake

Freestyle Tractor Birthday Cake

Living in rural Wyoming, you don’t just run to the store (35 miles away) to pick up a couple things. We didn’t have a lot of money at the time so I used my son’s plastic tractor carrying case and traced the outline of it onto a piece of cardboard. It fit perfectly inside a … Read more

Cool DIY Tractor Cake

Cool Homemade Tractor Cake

I always use packet mixture – Betty Crocker’s fudge cake, because it freezes so well. I make the cake in advance, then cut and carve all the pieces.  I then used chocolate butter icing to glue the pieces into shape.  Because the cake is still frozen, the icing sets immediately, adding stability. I used blocks … Read more

Down on the Farm Tractor Cake

Tractor in the field

I made this tractor cake for my dad who lives back home in Ireland, my daughters call him Ga ga! The reason behind a farm cake is simply because he lives out the countryside at home and grew up on a farm, also I saw a little tractor that looked really cute and really wanted … Read more

Coolest John Deere Tractor Cake for 2 Year Old Boy

Coolest John Deere Tractor Cake for 2 Year Old Boy

My son loved his John Deere tractor cake and thought it was a toy at first! From two frozen cake loaves I carved out the shape of a tractor body.  I filled the layers with butter cream then did a crumb coat all over and then a final thick coat of butter cream. I did … Read more

Coolest John Deere Birthday Cake

Coolest John Deere Birthday Cake

Wyatt is my girls’ half brother. What a cutie he is! I claim him, even though he’s my ex’s child. Ironically he calls me his “Aunt Mimi”. Yes, it’s weird, but it’s good. His 2nd birthday was a reason for me to finally try cake decorating. It was my first cake, and I was a … Read more

Cool Homemade Farming Scene Birthday Cake

Coolest Farming Scene Birthday Cake

This farming scene birthday cake was my first cake that I did for a friend and I was thrilled with how it turned out. My friend’s little boy absolutely loves John Deere tractors and everything about farming.  His mom wanted a nice cake with a tractor and some plastic farm animals on it. Well, this is … Read more

Coolest Homemade Carved Tractor Birthday Cake

Coolest Mow Mow Tractor Birthday Cake

This Tractor birthday cake was only the second “creative cake” I had ever made and I think it is my favorite, not only from the reaction it got from my son, but also because I came up with the idea only by watching my son play with a wooden tractor that his Grandpa had made for … Read more

Awesome Chocolate Mud Tractor Birthday Cake with Vegetables

Awesome Chocolate Mud Tractor Birthday Cake with Vegetables

Matthew wanted a tractor cake which I had a basic plan for in my mind. Quite unusually as a man, I have been delegated the cake making or at least icing for our parties. Then Matthew got fixated on having icing vegetables and insisted that he new where to buy them on the other side … Read more

Coolest Tractor And Hay Wagon Birthday Cake

Homemade Tractor And Hay Wagon Birthday Cake

I did research on this site before making this Tractor And Hay Wagon Birthday Cake for my then 2 year old. I considered cutting the cake from a sheet cake, but I ordered a plastic cake pan for the tractor and decorated it to match my son’s favorite International tractor. The plastic pan has been … Read more

Coolest Tractor Cake

Tactor Cake

I made this tractor cake for a Father’s Day celebration. We were on a farm in St. Paul, Oregon, so I thought it would be fitting to put a tractor on the cake. It was a 12″ round 4 layer vanilla bean cake with raspberry filling. After baking the cake I chilled it to make … Read more

Coolest Farming Tractor Cakes and Preparation Tips 0

These cakes were for a 3-year old boy who is a huge fan of John Deere Tractors. I baked individual rectangular shaped cakes and cut them down to the shape of a tractor (rounded the front corners, lowered the back, and trimmed the back sides for the large wheels). I used Chocolate-covered Oreos for the … Read more

Coolest Farming Tractor Cake Ideas and Photos 4

I made this tractor cake for a co-worker of my husbands who is quite the cowboy. I made this the night before his birthday. I used cake mixes and baked them in bread loaf pans. After they had cooled I cut one loaf in half and placed it on top to make the shape of … Read more

Coolest John Deere Tractor Cake

Homemade John Deere Tractor Cake

Like many others, I got my ideas from this website for a John Deere Tractor Cake. The cake is colored in fondant and I crushed graham crackers to use as the dirt. The hay stacks are Rice Krispie treats. I used my children’s foam blocks covered in foil as the raised support under the cardboard … Read more

Cool Homemade Tractor Cake

JD Cake

My dad was a John Deere engineer for 30 years and my family has been delighted that my now two-year old son loves John Deere tractors. For my son’s birthday, I did a John Deere tractor cake with a hay wagon behind it. I used standard loaf cakes for the tractor and trailer, and stacked … Read more

Coolest Farming Tractor Cake Ideas and Photos 5

I searched around for a John Deere type tractor cake idea but couldnt find one I liked or thought I could make!! So I set to drawing a tractor over and over and over again until I was happy with the basic shape (I am no artist you see!!) I then cut it out in … Read more

Coolest IH Tractor Graduation Cake

Homemade IH Tractor Graduation Cake

I made this homemade IH tractor graduation cake for my daughter’s boyfriend’s graduation. The guy is obsessed with IH tractors and I thought it would be a fun gift for him. Luckily my husband is a tool-maker and can help me with customized cake stands. I got out the pans I decided to use and … Read more

Coolest Tractor Cake

Homemade Tractor Cake

I made this tractor cake for my son’s second birthday. I looked at images from his tractor books, then drew a pattern on newsprint. This is not too hard – you can trace around appropriately sized cups or bowls to make the wheels, then the rest is mainly straight lines. I baked 4 cake layers … Read more

Coolest Farming Tractor Cakes and Preparation Tips 2

A friend asked me to do a John Deere Tractor cake for a groom’s cake to go with the wedding cake. It was made with the right cake pan. I used colored chocolates to form the main body and wheels of this cake and then filled in with butter cream icing. It was placed next … Read more

Coolest Farming Tractor Cake Ideas and Photos 6

This tractor cake was baked for a competition. I had originally intended to make a fire engine but it all went a little wrong on the day and so it became a tractor – a red one! A deep based square tin was used for the main tractor body and sides where the farmer sits … Read more

Coolest Harvester Birthday Cake

Homemade Harvester Birthday Cake

This harvester birthday cake was made of black chocolate (motor), white chocolate (cab) and a roll with caramel spread (the platform I believe this is the word to define this). Then I covered all the cake with different colors of chocolate and vanilla fondant. My little grandson, my family and the guests said: Uouuuu, WONDERFUL!!