Coolest Homemade Pirate Cake Ideas

Take a look at the coolest Pirate cake ideas. Just click on any of the cakes below to view cake photos and preparation tips from that birthday cake category.

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Featured Pirate Cake Ideas

Walk the Plank Pirate Cake

Walk the Plank Cake

My son who was turning 4 requested a Pirate cake. I asked him what he wanted it to look like and he said he wanted a hook on top like Captain Hook and a sword. I started to brain storm asking him about certain things I was thinking about and he would yay or nay them.  After I decided what I wanted to do I started.

I had only made 3 other cakes that were covered in fondant so this was still pretty much new to me.  I did know that I needed to start on the sword handle first. Read more about this Pirate walk the plank cake…

Pirate Ship Cake

Ahoy Mateys Pirate Ship Birthday Cake

I made this pirate ship birthday cake for my son.  I am a bargain shopper, so coming up with his 8th birthday party theme was challenging.  So I didn’t want to do what all the other kids are doing so the search was on.

I happened to be at a second hand store and I couldn’t believe it! I found a huge bag of pirate decorations for a party. And the cost for it all was only $5! Read more about this Pirate ship cake…