Homemade Mardi Gras Cake Ideas

Fun And Fabulous Mardi Gras Cake Ideas
Let The Good times Roll--Mardi Gras Style!

Mardi Gras birthday cakes are a popular option for the celebrations that take place in January in New Orleans and other locations, internationally. If you're planning such a celebration, you'll want to be sure to let them eat cake!

Mardi Gras Theme Cake – Creating a Cake for the Events and Celebrations that Take Place Before or On Fat Tuesday, Or Simply Highlight These Celebrations

These festivities initiate approximately two weeks prior to what is known as “Fat Tuesday”. This is the day before the day of “Ash Wednesday” arrives. Individuals participate in parades, dress up in elaborate costumes, and toss beads and other items into crowds. Despite the parties and other activities that are participated in when Mardi Gras occurs, it is a celebration that has religious roots. If you are planning a birthday celebration during Mardi Gras, on Mardi Gras, or even a basic celebration to uphold the history and festivities associated with this day, you should review the pictures that we have posted on this page of Mardi Gras cake ideas. You may also create this type of dessert for birthday parties that utilize the theme of Mardi Gras.


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Photo courtesy of: Sweet Icing Bakeshop


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Photo courtesy of: The Cake Batter


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Photo courtesy of: Rachel, Mike & Xander


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Photo courtesy of: Amy Menousek


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Photo courtesy of: Laura Bento


Now that you have looked through our large assortment of pictures, you can clearly see that there are many unique designs and decorations that may be utilized to create a beautiful and exciting Mardi Gras cake. In order to create the best cake for your needs, it is important to consider the celebration where you will present the dessert.

For example, if you are creating a cake for a basic celebration of Mardi Gras, you may utilize various types of products and accessories to highlight the festivities that are taken part in on this special day. If you are creating a cake for a birthday celebration, you may simply want to utilize the main colors presented at Mardi Gras and use accessories that highlight the birthday girl’s or birthday boy’s favorite aspects of the special celebrations.

The following instructions will assist you in creating a memorable Mardi Gras cake that is appropriate for all events and occasions:

Instructions for Creating a Fun-Filled Mardi Gras-Themed Cake

Items Needed:

  • Round Cake Pan
  • Round Cake Tray
  • White Cake Mix
  • White Frosting
  • Purple Edible Cake Glitter
  • Green Edible Cake Glitter
  • Yellow Edible Cake Glitter
  • Mardi Gras Mask
  • Mardi Gras Beads

Step 1: Make the cake batter from the box mix, place it in the cake pan, bake it and allow it to cool.

Step 2: Place the cake on the cake tray and place the white frosting on all visible sides and the top of the cake.

Step 3: Place the purple glitter on one third of the cake, the yellow glitter on the middle of the cake, and the green glitter on the remaining one third of the cake.

Step 4: Place the Mardi Gras beads around the bottom area of the cake.

Step 5: Top the cake with the Mardi Gras mask.

The pictures that we have on here display both basic and elaborate Mardi Gras cake ideas. The type of cake that you elect to make will depend on the type of celebration that you are preparing for, the amount of money that you have to invest into the project, your skill level, and the types of decorations that you have at your disposal.

Now that you have some pictures and instructions to guide you in the creation process, it is time to try making your own Mardi Gras cake. Be certain to take plenty of pictures of your creation and share them with us using the submission link that we have posted on this page.

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