18 Mar

Absolutely Amazing DIY Birthday Cakes!

amazing DIY birthday cakes

Parenting.com 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

Click here for a thumbnail view of all 31 cakes!

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Salutations SAYS:

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Reply April 8, 2009 at 5:39 am

Brittany SAYS:

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

Reply April 8, 2009 at 9:53 pm

grace SAYS:

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

Reply April 10, 2009 at 7:31 pm

FloomyGlypowl SAYS:

nice, really nice!

Reply April 16, 2009 at 9:37 pm

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!

Reply June 20, 2009 at 3:54 pm

personalized bullets SAYS:

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

Reply June 24, 2009 at 3:37 am

Candice SAYS:

These look awesome, but they’d taste horrid

Reply June 29, 2009 at 5:36 pm

Shadya SAYS:

ts amizing will try on ma sons birthday

Reply November 1, 2009 at 7:02 am

Danielle SAYS:

What amazing ideas!

Reply November 1, 2009 at 7:39 pm

cheza SAYS:

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

Reply April 11, 2011 at 9:05 am

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.

Reply June 9, 2011 at 8:56 pm

fiorella SAYS:

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

Reply August 11, 2011 at 5:29 am

asian recipes SAYS:

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

Reply August 24, 2011 at 4:25 am

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