Graduation Cake Ideas
"Three fun graduation cake ideas!"
If you are a beginner at making specialty cakes for events or special
occasions, making a cake for a graduation party is a perfect place to start.
There are many ways to create an easy graduation cake that looks like you have
had it professionally made.
Here are three graduation cake ideas that can be
executed by novice cake makers:
The first option is a diploma cake.
Begin by baking a large sheet cake using a cake mix or favorite cake recipe.
Allow the cake to
cool and turn the cake onto the serving piece you will be using.
Next, ice the
cake using a white frosting. The frosting should be as smooth as possible.
Finally, use black writing icing to write “Diploma” in cursive writing,
along with the school name, the person’s name, and the date.
Graduation Hat With Tassel Cake
Another option is
to create a graduation hat with a tassel.
Again, use a large sheet cake and
allow the cake to cool completely.
Using a sharp knife, cut the cake into the
shape of a graduation hat. If necessary, use a picture of a hat or a template
Frost the cake using a black frosting.
For the tassel, use
licorice strings to create the perfect effect.
Graduation Year Cake
The easiest graduation cake
is the simple graduation year cake.
This cake also uses a large sheet cake.
After the cake cools, transfer the cake to a large serving piece.
Frost the cake
using any color you wish, although lighter colors will allow the year to show up
Then, decorate the cake using graduation cake decorations around the
edges. These can generally be found in cake or party supply stores. Finally,
purchase the numbers for the year of graduation, for example “2009,” and
place the numbers in the middle of the cake.
Use Your Creativity And Have Fun
Of course, these graduation cake
ideas can be used as starting points to get your creative juices flowing.
feel like you may be able to create a more difficult cake, then try
experimenting before the party day to make sure you can complete your
Regardless of which cake you choose, the results are sure to be
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