Homemade Tank Cakes

Fun And Fabulous Tank Cakes
that Are Sure To Please Your Little Soldiers Regardless Of Their Age!


Tank theme cakes are often a popular choice for birthday parties of children and teenagers that have an interest in the military, an adult that is serving in the military, or one that has previously served time in the Army. So, if you're on the hunt for a great tank themed cake, keep reading and check out our options so you can snag a few ideas.


Tank Birthday Cakes – Creating an Armored Fighting Vessel for Front Line Defense for an Army-Themed Birthday Party

Turning a baked cake into a fighting vehicle that includes tracks and weaponry may prove to be a time consuming task, but it is not a difficult one. By combining a few basic culinary supplies, a knack for creativity, and dedicating a bit of time to the task, you may easily create an armored fighting vessel that will be perfectly suited as a means of a front line defense at an Army-themed birthday party. On this page, there are many pictures that will help you get ideas so that you may create the perfect tank birthday cake.

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Photo courtesy of: Coco Paloma Desserts

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Photo courtesy of: Enchanted Cakes Of Brevard

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Photo courtesy of: Team Amy Cakes And Catering


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Photo courtesy of: Sweet Confections Cakes


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Photo courtesy of: Cakes By Sue


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Photo courtesy of: Durham Friedman


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Now that you have taken a look at the pictures of tank cakes, you probably have a few ideas in mind on how to create the perfect cake for your Army-themed party. In most instances, you will need to use multiple cake pans, various types of decorating tools, and even fondant to create the perfect look for tank cakes. While there are many tips out there on how to create a tank birthday cake, you may find that these are often tedious, time consuming, and difficult to perform.

If, after reviewing the pictures on this page, you find that you are still experiencing a little difficulty in determining the best technique for your creation, the following instructions may assist you:

Instructions on Creating a Simple Army Tank Cake

Items Needed:

  • Large Square Cake Pan
  • Loaf Pan
  • Small Round Oven Safe Dish
  • Chocolate Cake Mixes
  • White Fondant
  • Green Food Coloring
  • Brown Food Coloring
  • Black Food Coloring
  • Roller
  • Cake Tray

Step 1: Take the chocolate cake mixes and turn them into batter, according to the instructions on the cake mix boxes. Once you have created the batter, place them into the large square cake pan, the loaf pan, and the oven safe glass dish, based on the baking instructions outlined on the mix boxes.

Step 2: Bake the cake in the large square pan, the loaf pan, and the oven safe glass dish as your oven space permits and then allow each to cool.

Step 3: As the cakes are cooling, you should mix the white fondant with each of the food colors that you want to create. You will be creating camouflage colors. These should include a light green, a deep forest green, a brown, and possibly a cream color. You will simply add each of the food colors to the fondant until you create the colors that you desire. The black should be combined with the green in the white fondant to create a deep forest green color.

Step 4: Next, take each of the fondant colors that you created and roll them out into thin, rounded strips. You should then line each of the strips up – side by side – and roll out the fondant. This will create a marbleized, camouflage.

Step 5: Next, take the square cake pan and move the cake from it onto a cake tray. On top of that, you will place the cake from the loaf pan. Then, on the end of that cake, you will place the round cake from the small oven safe dish.

Step 6: You will then place the rolled camouflage fondant across the entire cake, trimming and smoothing for a perfect fit.

Step 7: Use any additional brown fondant to create wheels and tracks for the tank cake.

Now, you have several pictures that you may study and detailed instructions on how to create your very own tank birthday cake. If you elect to utilize the instructions, you are sure to be very pleased with how professional your cake looks upon completion. We now challenge you to put your creativity to work! It is your turn to make your own tank cakes!

Once you have completed the project, be certain to visit this page and click on the submission link and upload your pictures and/or stories associated with the creation of your cake. It is simple and only takes a couple of minutes; however, your creation may be the one creation that assists others in creating lifetime memories by constructing a cake that looks like a fighting vessel for an Army-themed birthday party.

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