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Absolutely Amazing DIY Birthday Cakes!

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amazing DIY birthday cakes has a fabulous birthday cake gallery/tutorial that is nothing short of AMAZING! Each of the 31 cakes in this gallery comes with step-by-step instructions on how you can recreate it at home. There’s some serious creativity & resourcefulness going on here!

Pictured at top: Castle cake – featuring ice cream cone turrets…SWEET!

Pictured below: Pirate Ship and Soccer Ball cakes. (The use of Oreo Crisps for the soccer ball is GENIUS!)

amazing DIY birthday cakes

This Lion cake design is adorable too… especially the chow-mein noodle “mane”!

amazing DIY birthday cakes

More favorites pictured below: Purse Cake with Giant Tootsie Roll handle, Train Birthday Cake – Engine (also check out the entire train cake) ,Ladybug cupcakes, Snake cupcakes, Dump Truck cake, ridiculously clever French Fries cake (toasted pound cake slices with red frosting dip!), Shark cake, and Monkey cake.

amazing DIY birthday cakes

amazing DIY birthday cakes

amazing DIY birthday cakes

amazing DIY birthday cakes

amazing DIY birthday cakes


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POSTED BY:jenn s.JENNIFER SBRANTI is the Founder and Creative Director of Hostess with the Mostess®, a hip and modern party planning resource.

31 responses to “Absolutely Amazing DIY Birthday Cakes!”

  1. Kari says:

    These are SO cool!

  2. These are so awesome! My son would LOVE that pirate ship one!

  3. prasti says:

    love these! i will have to try one out for my daughter’s 3rd bday.

  4. trendsettingwedding says:

    these cakes are SO cute!

  5. oh my goodness- so cute! Thanks for the heads up about this.

  6. Debra says:

    Oh my, those cakes look great. I would have a hard time cutting into those.

  7. noodle says:


  8. If I was 7 again I would love that castle cake!!!

  9. These are all wonderful! Such a timely post as I just blogged about a party for my son where I attempted to make the cake. It was a bit of an embarrassment, to say the least.

    *Maybe* after seeing this, I’ll try again.

  10. Ali says:

    What Beautiful Cakes ! I think i might have to make the purse one for my birthday !

  11. Heather says:

    These are amazing! I am going to have to try that train cake. My son’s birthday is nearing and he is obsessed with all kinds of trains. This will be a HUGE hit! Thanks for sharing.

  12. Brownie Power says:

    WOW, what great cakes!!! I love the french fries!

  13. Tanya says:

    These look absolutely amazing! Thanks for the step by step decorating ideas, I can just see kids going nuts over cakes like these coming out at a party.

  14. Food blog says:

    Very creative! I like your use of the marshmallows for the flowers. Keep up the great posts…chefRob

  15. Stester says:

    This is cool, but I can’t imagine that the chow mein noodles in the lion one would make the cake taste very good.

  16. Salutations says:

    I was so inspired by this article that I created a promotion on my blog featuring invitations that match the cakes. We are giving away a set of 20 custom printed invitations to the lucky winner who posts their favorite combo on our facebook page.

  17. Brittany says:

    These are too cute, they’re kinda making me hungry! lol!

  18. grace says:

    My little son loves playing Soccer. That soccer cake would be superb for his birthday next month. I love the grass.

  19. nice, really nice!

  20. sanna says:

    Will tell my wife about this site she is going to love it.
    Now that we have lots of our childrens bithdays coming up!

  21. personalized bullets says:

    wow, What a nice looking cake !
    It will definitely be a delicious one also.

  22. Candice says:

    These look awesome, but they’d taste horrid

  23. Shadya says:

    ts amizing will try on ma sons birthday

  24. Danielle says:

    What amazing ideas!

  25. cheza says:

    I love th rocket cake!!! will defo b trying that 4 my lil mans bday :-)

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  27. happy life says:

    this DIY cakes are so lovely, think i might make the purse one for my mother’s birthday ,really admire your inspiration.

  28. fiorella says:

    love your site, i made a lot of things by myself for my baby BDay!!!

  29. What a fabulous recipe!! this sounds like a great variation.

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  31. My favorite is the purse cake.! but all those cakes are so cute and beautiful