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Learn how to make easy dinosaur cakes for a birthday the kids will remember forever.
With simple ideas and tutorials, you will have just as much fun making the cake as the kids will eating it.
It’s easier than you think to make an impressive DIY cake.
Do you have a raving mad dinosaur enthusiast in the house?
You know the ones, they love to dress up with dinosaur tails, speak in ‘Raaaarrrrr’ rather than words and constantly carry a mini dinosaur in their hand just to show every passer by they come across.
It’s not a phase you want them to grow out of too quickly. It’s adorable watching them perform dino stomps across the room….or any public place for that matter.
The perfect cake for their birthday would have to be a dinosaur cake. And yes, your in luck because…..dinosaur cakes happen to be one of the easiest cakes to make!
Let’s be honest. Not all of us have the means to be able to purchase a professional cake for birthday parties, and the thoughts of making one can be kinda scary too.
But, whatever your budget or skill level with baking, you WILL be able to make at least one of these cakes.
In fact, I am pretty confident that you will be debating which one to make because they are all so easy to do.
I have found some easy dinosaur cakes and they all have easy tutorials and how to tips. Check them out and let me know what you think!
Your Easy Guide To DIY Dinosaur Cakes
1. Exploding Lava Volcano Cake
How about we start with something completely different like an exploding lava volcano cake by Oh So Delicious.
This is the hardest cake on the list, so if you can master this one, you can master any of them.
This lava cake will definitely impress. With an easy to follow tutorial it is definitely worth giving a go.
2. Simple Dinosaur Cake
I think it would be hard to find a little boy that wouldn’t go crazy for this dinosaur cake by Butterlust blog.
It’s simple, delicious but oh so incredibly effective.
3. The Good Dinosaur Cake
Do you have a Good Dinosaur fan in the house? If so, they would love this easy Good Dinosaur cake idea by Sprinkle Some Fun.
Simply grab the figurines to place on top and follow Rachel’s tutorial. There is even a video tutorial if you get stuck (which you won’t!).
4. Dinosaur Dig Cake
Why not step away from the traditional looking dinosaur cakes and go for something different like this dinosaur dig cake by Sprinkle Bakes.
Simply by using some dinosaur molds, you too could be making this super easy cake. Follow the tutorial to find out exactly how.
5. Triceratops Cake
How awesome is this Triceratops cake by Little Miss Kate. He looks a bit too cute to cut though doesn’t he!
6. Dinosaur Cupcake Cake
How about a dinosaur cupcake cake by My Cake School. This is an easy tutorial to follow, so you will know exactly how many cupcakes you need to make.
7. Banner Topped Dinosaur Cake
This gorgeous dinosaur cake dinosaur cake and cute little bunting by Love That Party could easily be created.
It would look fab being shown off on the middle of the food table.
8. Dinosaur World Cake
Creating a dinosaur world cake might be easier than you think. Jenn at You Pinspire Me shows you exactly how you can grab some oreo cookies, Kit Kat, Twix bites, and some small plastic dinosaurs to create your own easy dinosaur world.
Warning though. The kids would probably want to play with this cake before they actually eat it!
9. 3D Dinosaur Cake
If you are feeling adventurous enough to try a 3D dinosaur cake 3D dinosaur cake, Instructables has a fantastic tutorial which you can follow.
With a little bit of patience, you could definitely give this 3D cake a go.
I’m pretty sure you are feeling confident right now to tackle one of these easy dinosaur cakes. The question is, which one? I’d love to hear from you below.
Regardless of which you choose, I’m sure your dinosaur enthusiast is going to absolutely love it.
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