Theme Birthday Cakes

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Theme birthday cakes of course need to match the theme of the party!
It could be a pirate, luau or beach party, but it won’t be complete
until you find the perfect cake!

So whether you’re after cake decorating tips, cake pictures or just some plain old cake inspiration, then you’ll find it here.

Theme Cakes from Other Visitors

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Pirate Boat Cake 
I made a 2 layer 1/4 sheet homemade chocolate cakes. I used the Wilton sports ball pan to make the boat using a homemade yellow cake which was held together …

Flip Flop Cake – Summer or Luau Theme? 
This Flip Flop Cake was a self-designed cake and was a big hit with the birthday girl and her friends. This cake was made for a large party of little girls, …

Bowling Alley Cake! 
This bowling alley cake is something that I made for my nephew. He was turning 13 at the time and he was really into bowling. He loved everything having …

The Dark Knight Batman Cake 
I bought a pan years ago in the shape of Batman’s torso. I baked the batman cake using a homemade chocolate cake batter recipe.

I made two different …

Volcano Eruption Cake 
We were having a Luau themed party for my son’s 8th birthday and I wanted to do something other than the typical beach scene so I decided that a volcano …

Ahoy! Pirate Ship cake.  
I used 3 boxes of cake mix. I baked each of them in a 9 x 13 inch pan. I drew the basic shape of a ship on a piece of paper, put it on the cooled cakes, …

Unique Cake: Twilight Birthday Cake 
This is an overall easy to make cake.
The cake was just a white cake, with real strawberry and whipped cream filling.
The outer icing was whipped cream …

Gone Fishing Cake 
I made this cake for a guy who liked to go fishing. It’s a 12″ two-layer round cake iced in light blue buttercream to look like water.

The top is decorated …

Speed Racer Cake 
For the Racing Car Cake, you will need:

Foam board
Aluminum Foil
2 Round Cake Pans
Cake Mix
Chocolate Frosting
Decorating Icing
Green Cake Glitter …

Present cake 
I used a box mix for the cake and baked it in two loaf pans.

I wrapped the cake in fondant and washed my scrapbooking scissors to cut the ribbon so …

Mermaid Cake 
I prepared this theme for my friend’s daughter..
The theme of her party was fish skirts for all the girls..
Gorgeous!!!!

It was my second attempt …

Farmyard Tractor Cake 
This cake was made using a John Deere tractor form pan, but all decorations on the cake are original.

You can use any recipe you like for the cake, …

On the Farm 
I made a double layer 10″ cake, and a double layer 6″ cake.

I used buttercream icing that was tinted green to cover the bottom cake, and blue for the …

Argggg and Yummm Pirate Cake 
I baked using a regular cake mix, putting 3/4 of the batter into one baking pan (9×9) and 1/4 into another baking pan (9×9). I put the baked cake into …

On the Road Cake 
I made this cake for a friend’s 16th birthday party. I decided to give it more of a humorous theme.

It was a 10″ two-layer round cake iced in white …

Chinese Food cake 
For the finished cake I made 4 square cakes and cut them down to make the shape of the box.
I placed dowel rods in the corners of the cake to hold it …

Treasure Chest Cake 
I made a marble cake to make this treasure chest cake. I deliberately over mixed it so it would look more like wood when we cut it. The cake was one large …

Hawaiian Luau Cake 
This luau cake was the grand finale dessert for a luau-themed birthday party. The Roasted Pig Luau cake was actually, really easy to make!

First, get …

Girls Classic Raspberry Creme Cake 
You will need 2 8-inch sponge tins, lightly greased and lined with parchment paper.

Pre-heat the oven to gas mark 3/325F/170°C.

In a large mixing …

Dinosaur Landscape Cake Not rated yet
The cake that I made was what I call a dinosaur landscape cake. I made it this past March for my oldest son’s 4th birthday.

To make the cake I used …

Jungle Fun Cake Not rated yet
I followed the boxed directions to make a 14″ round cake, double layer and one cake in the Wilton Horseshoe Cake Pan.

To assemble the jungle cake, make …

Rocket Ship and Moon Cakes Not rated yet
My daughter wanted to have a space-themed birthday party, so we baked her a rocket ship and a moon for her birthday party. The rocket ship used Funfetti …

Polka Dot Cake Not rated yet
My daughter is in love with polka dots and requests that everything from her socks to her hats to the food she eats has polka dots on them.

So for …

Jungle Cake- Lion King Not rated yet
I made this jungle-themed cake for my daughter after she saw and loved The Lion King.

I just used a Duncan Hines white cake mix and layered it with …

Bulldozer / Truck Dirt cake Not rated yet
Every little boy loves bulldozers, trucks and dirt. So it was no surprise when my five year old asked for a dirt cake.

I thought how hard could that …

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