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Fun And Fabulous Dinosaur Birthday Cake Ideas
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A dinosaur theme birthday cake is a perfect option for a prehistoric-themed birthday party. This type of party is absolutely wonderful for children who are fascinated with dinosaurs and other aspects of prehistoric history.


Dinosaur Theme Birthday Cake – Creating a Prehistoric Masterpiece

When searching for dinosaur cake ideas, you will find that there are many different types of dinosaurs that you may use as a basis for the design. If you look through this page, you will quickly find that we have posted many different pictures of cakes that look like dinosaurs, or feature dinosaurs. Many focus on a specific type of dinosaur, while others simply have a design that covers a prehistoric theme, in general. If you are interested in creating this type of cake, you should take a few minutes to browse through these pictures for ideas.

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Photo courtesy of: Lou-La-Belle

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dinosaur birthday cake images
Photo courtesy of: Dubteka

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dinosaur birthday cake images
Photo courtesy of: Dr Badcrumble - Maker & Baker

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dinosaur birthday cake images
Photo courtesy of: Dr Badcrumble - Maker & Baker

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dinosaur birthday cake images
Photo courtesy of: Azzie May Bakes

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Cake Submitted By:
Peter - U.S.
Dinosaur Birthday Cake
Dinosaur World Cake

dinosaur birthday cake


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 a 15x11 sheet cake pan, a 6-inch diameter round cake pan, and a small mixing bowl which was also about 6 inches in diameter. I used yellow cake mixes for the whole thing; two packages for the sheet cake and one package for the round pan and the bowl, split evenly between them. For that part I simply followed the package instructions.

To construct the cake I removed the sheet cake from the pan (covering the bottom of the pan in wax paper helped immensely when removing the cake) and placed it on a cardboard cake board. I removed the round cake from the pan and the cake from the bowl. I cut the cake from the bowl so that it fit on top of the round cake to make a small mountain.

I then iced both the sheet cake and the small mountain of cake with brown store bought icing. I put them both in the fridge over night to harden up the icing. The next morning I took out both cakes and put the small mountain cake on top of the sheet cake, towards the upper corner. I then mixed up some colored icings using blue, green, and red food colorings. The red I put on top of the mountain and let it run down the sides for lava, the blue I put across the cake to make a river, and the green I dotted around the cake to look like live plants.

I then used some little plastic dinosaurs from the dollar store to place around the landscape, some on top of the mountain, others looking like they are at the river. In the end it turned out tasty and very cute!

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Now that you have viewed the images on this page, it is quite likely that your creative wheels are turning on how to create your very own dinosaur birthday cake. When creating this type of birthday dessert, it is important to consider the person’s age that you are making the cake for, the type of dinosaur that you will create, and any accessories that may be required to make the cake or enhance the appearance of the cake.

The following instructions will assist you in creating a fabulous birthday cake that is sure to make any prehistoric-themed birthday party an absolute blast:

Instructions for a Basic Dinosaur Birthday Cake

  • Wilton Playful Dinosaur Cake Pan
  • White Cake Batter
  • White Icing
  • Green Fondant
  • White Fondant
  • Yellow Fondant
  • Pink Fondant
  • Black Fondant

Step 1: Place the white cake batter in the Wilton dinosaur cake pan, bake, and allow to cool.

Step 2: Once the cake has cooled, place it on a cake tray and place the white icing on the entire cake.

Step 3: Cover with the green fondant.

Step 4: Use the pink and white fondant to make the inside of the mouth pink and the teeth white.

Step 5: Use the yellow fondant to cover the belly region of the dinosaur.

Step 6: Use the white and black fondant to create the eye on the dinosaur.

Now that you have some dinosaur cake ideas to work with, it is time to try your hand at creating this type of cake. You may use a dinosaur cake pan, dinosaur cake toppers, or even little dinosaur toys in order to create a dinosaur birthday cake – the choice is yours!

Once you finish, be certain to take some pictures and upload them on our submission link. While doing so, be sure to share with us how you made the cake and any stories associated with your creation. In doing so, you will be helping others who are actively searching for dinosaur cake ideas!

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I can't wait to see a photo of your homemade dinosaur birthday cake, along with reading the story behind your masterpiece. Thank you sharing!


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