PIRATE CAKE

pirate cake

pirate cake

pirate cake

Thar she blows. Batten down the hatches, mateys… pirate cake is on the way!
Most pirates have one tooth and that’s a sweet tooth.

Ye can order a cake up or bake it yer self. The Pirates of the Caribbean Cake Toppers is a quick and convenient way to make a pirate cake fit fer the c’ptain himself.

If ye are set on creating one from scratch, ye can bake one up with our basic yellow cake recipe. Bake in a pirate pan and decorate it on your own or follow the instructions to make one of our homemade pirate cake.

The buckos will surely shiver th’r timbers when you serve up the sweet treasure.

You can also use a Pirate Cake Pan and decorate it with decorators icing.

Pirate Party Favors Cake Decorating Kit.

Well...Blow Me Down! Pirate candlespirate cake are HOT! Don't forget to get yer Birthday Buckaroo one so he can make himself a wish.






TREASURE CHEST PIRATE CAKE

pirate cake


This recipe came to us from my sister. Each year she bakes her grandkids a birthday party cake, but it started back with her children. People go crazy over her cakes.

Recipe by Grandma:

1) Bake cake in a 11x15 pan, cut a 2" section out of the middle of the cake and use that middle section for making 3 wedges.

2) Place the wedges on the back of one of the cake pieces, now becoming the bottom of the chest. The lower end of the wedge needs to be at the back thus allowing for the top to be slightly open, when placed on top of the wedges.

3) Use fruit roll up with sprinkles on it for the band. White chocolate squares for the decorations around the band. The latch and hook were made with cut out gummy candy.

4) I used decorating icing to write my grandson's name and a 7 with sprinkles on top and various candies placed coming out of chest and onto the tray.

We let the kids pick three items out of the chest before we cut the pirate cake. They loved that more than eating the pirate cake. Believe it or not the boys went wild over the various necklaces.

I had stand up candles (pirate theme) on the plate. My grandson was so proud of his cake. He loves gaudy stuff. I normally would not have placed so much candy coming out of the chest but it's about my grandson's birthday and making memories.




PIRATE HAT CAKE

pirate cake

1) Bake a round cake using our yellow cake recipe

or your own favorite store bought or homemade. You will only be using one round cake so you will have an extra to make another pirate hat or even decorate with a cake topper or whatever you choose to do with it.

2) Use a long knife to trim the tops of the cakes to make them flat, if needed.

3) Spread a thin layer of chocolate frosting over the trimmed side of one cake, then lay the other cake on top, trimmed side down.

pirate cake 4) Cut one side from the stack, as shown. Cut this piece in half and assemble the hat.

5) Spoon 1/4 cup of the chocolate frosting into a resealable sandwich bag, set it aside, and use the rest of the frosting to cover the cake.

6) Frost with white decorators' frosting

add a skull and crossbones, and hat trim.

7) Snip a corner from the bag of chocolate frosting and pipe on the skull features.

This cake Serves 12.




PIRATE CUPCAKES

The mateys will walk the plank to get to the cupcake morsels.

For a quick. easy and fun option, ye can whip up our basic yellow cupcake mix and follow the simple instructions. Frost with one of our frosting recipes the top each with a gummy skull and cross bone or cupcake topper. Or ye can even let them have their cupcake and play with it too by placing a pirate figurine atop.

This store has made cupcake decorating smooth sailing. Pirates of the Caribbean Cupcakes Decorating Kit

Their kit includes 21 Pieces. It includes Pirates Pics, Sea Shell Sugar Shapes & Decorating Gels.

They also have a set with 8 rings plus free decorative candy sprinkles ye can insert on cupcakes and use for party favors as well. I bring cupcakes to school on the actual birthday. These are fun and easy.


Pirates of the Caribbean Rings





DEAD RAT CUPCAKES

As legend has it, pirates believed that if the cat was full, all would be well. Therefore, any cat aboard the ship was fed before any of the crew. In keeping with tradition, these Dead Rat Cupcakes are sure to keep all felines happy and healthy so the buckaroos can enjoy a safe and prosperous journey at sea.

INGREDIENTS

1 BOX CAKE MIX

BLACK FOOD COLORING

1 16-OUNCE CAN VANILLA FROSTING

1 BLACK LICORICE LACE

RED GUMDROPS OR CHERRY BALL CANDIES (2 PER CUPCAKE)

THIN MINTS (DIME SIZED, TWO PER CUPCAKE)

CHOCOLATE CHIPS (1 PER CUPCAKE)

SMALL TUBE READY-MADE RED DECORATING FROSTING

1. Preheat oven according to the directions on the cake mix. Line cupcake tins with liners and set aside. Snip licorice laces into ½-inch long snips for whiskers and set aside. Fold a gray pipe cleaner into a squared-off “U” shape (a rectangle with three sides) to use as a rat trap hinge. Make one for each cupcake.

2. Prepare and bake cupcakes as directed on the package. Allow to cool completely before decorating.

3. Use a rubber spatula to blend a few drops of black food coloring into the frosting container to create a dark gray color. Frost cupcakes evenly.

4. Place two red gumdrops or cherry balls on frosted cupcake tops as eyes and one chocolate chip in the center for each rat’s nose. Wedge two thin mints as ears and four licorice whiskers around the nose, two on each side. Then, poke a three sided rectangle shaped pipe cleaner firmly into sides of each rat’s head just below the ears and squirt red decorator frosting at the base of the rat trap hinge where it inserts into the rat.

MAKES 12-16 RATS.

*RATS CAN BE SERVED ON A COOKIE SHEET WITH BROWN SUGAR SPRINKLED ON IT TO LOOK LIKE DIRT. IF YOU HAVE A STUFFED CAT, YOU CAN SET IT NEAR THE DISPLAY AND EVEN PUT A PIRATE EYE PATCH ON THE CAT.

*WE ONLY RECOMMEND THESE CUPCAKES FOR PIRATE PARTIES WITH OLDER CHILDREN. *CONSIDER TELLING THE MATEYS THE LEGEND OF “IF THE CAT IS FULL”.







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