Pirate Cake

by Christine
(Houston,Texas)

Ahoy matey....it's a pirate's treasure

Ahoy matey....it's a pirate's treasure

I made this Pirate Cake for my friend Harry's 60th birthday. He is a pirate!

It's made with a 10" round and a 6" round cake. I used the chocolate cake recipe from this site and filled it with the cookies & cream filling recipe I found here too. Everyone loved it.

I only used very simple decorating tricks since I'm just starting out. The sails are made from paper, bamboo skewers and toothpicks for the smaller sails.

The idea is a treasure map, so I frosted the top layer brown for an island and the bottom layer blue for the water around the island. I piped some palm trees and small ships in frosting and added a dashed line like you see on a real treasure map and a compass. I used brown sugar for sand.

It was a fun cake to make and I'm definitely going to keep learning more so I can make even better cakes in the future.

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Jul 29, 2010
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Great!
by: Greg

Easy and fun my daughter loved it!

Oct 20, 2009
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Easy
by: mollie

This looks easy enough that even I could do it :-)
Thanks for sharing.

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