Coolest Red and Yellow Fondant Train Cake

Coolest Red and Yellow Fondant Train Cake

My son is a huge fan of trains. That’s nearly all he plays with. After searching this site for train cakes, I decided to get the Wilton train engine cake pan. I searched everywhere for an example of a train cake made with fondant with no success, so I decided to wing it. I’ve made … Read more

Coolest Train Birthday Cake

Coolest Train Birthday Cake

My son LOVES trains, and has since he was about 9 months old. I had made him the train cake from Wilton his 2nd birthday, but he wanted an entire train track this time. I made a simple cake in 2 round cake pans and cut a small piece of each so the would sit … Read more

Coolest Train Birthday Cake

Coolest Train Birthday Cake

When I was in grade school all through high school, I could barely draw a straight line. The clay sculptures we made in art class always looked the same-like ugly ashtrays.  Then I decided I wanted to try my hand at decorating cakes. Suddenly the artsy side of me came out, and people started asking me … Read more

The Legendary Santa Fe Super Chief 3rd Birthday Cake

The Legendary Santa Fe Super Chief 3rd Birthday Cake

I asked my son who was turning three “What kind of birthday cake do you want?”  His answer was shocking, “I want a Santa Fe cake!!  He had recently seen the Santa Fe from a train video. Since then, I think Thomas the Train has taken second place. For years I had kept a cookie jar … Read more

Coolest 1st Birthday Circus Train Cake

I have made creative cakes for both of my boys, ages 5 and 2, each year for their birthday, but I think this circus train cake is most special to me because it was the very first cake I had ever created and I wanted it to be perfect for my first son’s first birthday!  … Read more

Coolest Train Birthday Cake

Coolest Train Birthday Cake

I used a floor tile as a base as the cake boards that I had were too small to create the scene that I had envisaged. I baked mini chocolate logs and decorated each log as a mini carriage. I used log biscuits and liquorice as the tracks and decorated either side of the tile … Read more

Coolest Birthday Train Cake for 2 Year Old

Coolest Birthday Train Cake for 2 Year Old

I made this train cake for a co-worker’s son’s 2nd birthday. I wanted it to be a fun colorful cake that a 2 year old would like.  Everything but the train engine, candles and trees were made of candy or icing.  For the wheels I use coconut chocolate cookies.  The letters are iced sugar cookies. I filled … Read more

Coolest Train Cake for a Grandpa!

Coolest Train Cake for a Grandpa!

The train cake is carrot cake with butter cream cream cheese frosting. The trains are fondant shaped and molder smaller pieces were made ahead and glued on with Vodka.  We used luster dust to make the metal pieces shine. I used our dining room table to roll out the fondant for the tracks so they would have a natural wood … Read more

Cool Homemade Choo Choo Train Cake

Cool Choo Choo Train Cake

I made this cake for my son’s 2nd birthday. It was made from a Wilton cake pan in the shape of a train engine . The rest of the bogies were cut free hand from a template. The cake was boxed cake mix rich chocolate with eggs available in India. Totally used six single pan … Read more

Coolest Homemade Train Cake

Coolest Homemade Train Cake

My 6 year old LOVES trains.  It was fitting that he have a train cake for his birthday.  I used buttercream to cover this cake instead of fondant. For the wheels I used mini oreos, the steam spout was a mini icecream cone  rolled in sprinkles and filled with white buttercream frosting. It was a hit with … Read more

Coolest Railroad Crossing Gate Birthday Cakes for Twins

Coolest Railroad Crossing Gate Birthday Cakes for Twins

My twin 6 year old boys LOVE trains! For the past few years they have requested train cakes. I was out of ideas and one day while waiting for a train I hopped out of the car and took a picture of the crossing with my phone. And that is where this railroad crossing gate … Read more

Coolest Train Cake for a 2-Year Old Boy

Coolest Train Cake for a 2-Year Old Boy

I baked a delicious and easy chocolate cake for this train cake and let it cool.  I turned it out onto a cake board I made from a baking tray and silver paper.  Then I made green vanilla butter cream  and spread it onto the cake with a spatula and created a grassy effect with a serrated knife.  … Read more