Did you know dinosaur cake ideas are the secret ingredients to dino-mite parties? Yes, they are! Well, next to dinosaur costumes that are.
Any dinosaur-loving fan will tell you so. And we’re sure Ross Geller of Friends would agree too!
So here’s a list of the best dinosaur cake ideas yet!
- Jurassic Park Cakes
- The Good Dinosaur Cake Ideas
- Dinosaur Cake Ideas for Boys
- Dinosaur Birthday Cakes for Girls
- Simple Dinosaur Cakes
- Dinosaur Cupcake Cakes
We’ll be helping answer two important questions too for those looking to DIY their dino cake. Questions like:
- How Do You Make an Easy Dinosaur Cake?
- How Do You Decorate a Dinosaur-Shaped Cake?
Sounds awesome? Scroll down the fondant, icing, and awesome dinosaurs below!
Jurassic Park Cakes
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Jurassic Park cakes are always the best bet for dinosaur fans. Especially kids! They’ll think it’s the best birthday ever if you’ll get them a dino cake like any one of the ideas below. Want something like that? Then check these out.
1. Exciting T. rex Dinosaur Cake with Dinosaur Eye
Source by: Andreza Galrao on Pinterest
This T.rex cake is watching you have fun at your dinosaur-themed birthday party!
2. Fierce Jurassic Park Dinosaur Birthday Cake with Triceratops
Source by: Cindy Cranmer on Pinterest
Bold red and black colors make this dinosaur cake pop! Not to mention the triceratops toy and dinosaur shadow designs that bring it all together.
3. Adorable Jurassic World Blue Baby Raptor Dinosaur Cake
Source by: Mother Mousse Bakery on Pinterest
We can’t pick who’s cuter, this dinosaur cake or this baby raptor dinosaur puppet? These two just gave us the baby fever!
4. Epic Blue Jurassic Park and T.rex Dino Cake
Source by: Cakes For Fun on Pinterest
We love the contrasting colors of the cake and dino toys. Most especially the huge T. rex toy on this cake!
5. Huge Jurassic Park Dinosaur Birthday Cake with T. rex
Source by: Marci Bodenhausen on Pinterest
How about an outdoor dinosaur birthday party complete with a Jurassic Park cake? We love the outdoor set-up, wafer sticks, and giant T. rex on this one!
The Good Dinosaur Cake Ideas
Source by: Lake City Cakes on Pinterest
Now here’s another set of birthday inspiration from the movies. These dinosaur birthday cakes are Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur. Lights, camera, animation!
6. Simple the Good Dinosaur Cake
Source by: Lulu Goh on Pinterest
Neat lines, bright greens mixed with neutral browns, and the realistic Arlo and Spot fondant figures make this dinosaur birthday cake a winner!
7. Arlo & Spot-Shaped Dinosaur Cake
Source by: Partyrama.co.uk on Pinterest
Why not make a dinosaur-shaped cake instead of using plastic dino toys or cake toppers for a change? This awesome dino cake even has a recipe which you can check out here.
8. The Good Dinosaur Cake with Modern Design
Source by: P A T O S H E R I E on Pinterest
This dinosaur birthday cake’s modern design really catches the eye!
9. Chocolate the Good Dinosaur Cake
Source by: Sprinkle Some Fun on Pinterest
Kids love chocolate and this dino cake doesn’t disappoint. Want to make it extra special and make it yourself? Sprinkle Some Fun shares the recipe here.
10. Modern White the Good Dinosaur Cake
Source by: Kulik Ova on Pinterest
The white fondant makes the details on this dinosaur birthday cake contrast nicely, don’t you think? Arlo and Spot’s features are nicely done too!
Dinosaur Cake Ideas for Boys
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Boys love anything roar-some. And what would be the icing on the cake on their birthday is none other than a dinosaur birthday cake! So scroll down and see the dinosaur cake ideas you can’t miss for his party.
11. T. rex Dino Cake with Stegosaurus & Volcano
Source by: Cakes From D’Heart on Pinterest
If your little one can’t get enough of the T. rex, this dinosaur cake will surely make his day. The roaring T. rex on the top layer is awesome!
12. Roaring T. rex, Triceratops, and Brachiosaurus Dinosaur Birthday Cake
Source by: SmartieBox Cake Studio on Pinterest
How cool is this dinosaur cake? You don’t get just one but three dinosaurs! Now that’s what you call a party!
Did you know you can make the birthday party even more fun? You can make it extra fun by inviting the dinosaurs! A realistic dino costume for adults or this lifelike T. rex costume your kids can ride will do the trick!
13. Roaring Waterfall Dinosaur Cake
Source by: Valerie Wrensted on Pinterest
Dinosaurs are enough to bring in all the action but a waterfall like this takes a dino cake to the next level!
14. Chocolate Drip Dinosaur Cake with Blue Velociraptor and Stegosaurus
Source by: Butter Fingers Bakery on Pinterest
This dinosaur birthday cake just makes us want to say, “clever girl”! The chocolate drippings, dino toys, and green details are nothing but pure awesomeness boys will love!
15. Dinosaur Birthday Cake with Exploding Volcano
Source by: michaelai91 on Pinterest
A dino cake with an exploding volcano is going to be epic! Interested in volcano cakes? Check out the inspiration here.
Dinosaur Birthday Cakes for Girls
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Every little girl’s dream is to be a princess on her birthday. But for some, it’s to be a princess and celebrate with her favorite dinosaur. Make her dream come true with dinosaur birthday cakes for girls! Here are pretty-in-pink dino-mite ideas to get you started.
16. Pretty Pink T. rex With Tiara Dinosaur Birthday Cake
Source by: Kraftyish on Pinterest
A pretty-in-pink T. rex dinosaur birthday cake for the princess at the party is just perfect. Happy birthday to your princess three-rex!
17. Soft and Sweet Dino Cake
Source by: My Two Sweetie Pies on Pinterest
Sweets for your sweets? This soft pink dinosaur birthday cake can’t get any sweeter!
18. Cute Jurassic World Dinosaur Cake for Girls
Source by: Silvana Dri Cakes on Pinterest
Who says Jurassic World is only for boys? This dinosaur birthday cake says otherwise! It’s pink, Jurassic, and a whole lot of cute things your little girl will surely love.
19. Colorful Dinosaur Birthday Cake with Rose Design
Source by: Alana Jones-Mann on Pinterest
Isn’t she lovely? It’s amazing how two simple elements like colorful roses in buttercream and a white dinosaur can make a beautiful dino cake! Your lovely birthday celebrant will be thrilled with a cake like this!
20. Unique Dinosaur Cake with Unicorn Design
Source by: Bloominghills on Pinterest
Beautiful flowers, a pretty unicorn, and cute dinosaurs make up this beautiful dinosaur cake. It’s a beautiful cake fit for a princess!
Simple Dinosaur Cake Ideas
Source by: Butter Be Good on Pinterest
Sometimes, you just want something simple. That’s why we looked up what a simple dinosaur cake looked like. Here are dinosaur cake ideas that make their mark as awesome with simple designs and colors that are easy on the eyes.
21. Simple Green Drip Dinosaur Cake
Source by: Cremma Pasteleria on Pinterest
Notice how the green color scheme plays out beautifully with the gold dinosaur and gold dino footprints on this dino cake. Don’t forget to take a picture before you dig in!
22. Bursting Dinosaur Simple Dinosaur Cake
Source by: The Butter End Cakery on Pinterest
The simple color of cream white and cocoa of this dinosaur birthday cake is made alive by a bursting dino. It’s a pleasant surprise, don’t you think?
23. Marble Beige Dinosaur Birthday Cake with Smiling T. rex
Source by: Mirtha’s P-arty Cakes on Pinterest
The marble beige colors and Jurassic Park logo are really eye-catching! What makes this simple dinosaur cake even more appealing is the cute T. rex smiling at you while you blow the candles.
24. Simple White Dinosaur Cake with Bright Dinosaur Cookies
Source by: Anna Gonda Photo on Pinterest
This dinosaur birthday cake is downright adorable! The cake’s white base is bright and neat which makes the perfect canvas for the colorful dinosaur cookies decorating the sides.
25. Simple & Chic Dinosaur Birthday Cake
Source by: matography5 on Pinterest
Are you going for a simple and chic dinosaur celebration? This modern dinosaur birthday cake is on theme!
Dinosaur Cupcake Cake Ideas
Source by: Lola’s Cupcakes on Pinterest
Why do people love cupcakes? Lifestyle writer Alicia Fannin shares 7 things why at AllWomensTalk:
- cupcakes are pretty
- they’re small enough to satisfy sweet cravings
- flavors and more flavors
- easy to make (or buy)
Sounds like your birthday boy or girl? Then this list of dinosaur cupcake cake ideas is for you!
26. Smiling Green Dinosaur Cupcake Cake
Source by: Lola’s Cupcakes on Pinterest
Bright green and yellow together with a smile will truly make any birthday bright!
27. Simple Green & Red Stegosaurus Dinosaur Cupcake Cake
Source by: My Cake School on Pinterest
We love the bright red spines on this stegosaurus cupcake cake and his bright party hat! Check out the recipe here.
28. Movie-like Dinosaur Cupcake Cake
Source by: Ashley Arscott on Pinterest
How about creating dinosaur movie scenes using cupcakes? This one with a T. rex and cars on top is realistic! And for sure, your kid’s birthday will be too with this one to blow his or her candles on.
29. Triceratops Tropical Dinosaur Cupcake Cake
Source by: Dee Ragsdale on Pinterest
This dinosaur cupcake cake is a fun alternative to cakes because of its bright blue Triceratops, fun green leaves, and white icing clouds.
30. Mighty T. rex Dinosaur Cupcake Cake
Source by: MINIgirl on Pinterest
The T. rex design on this dinosaur cupcake cake is incredible!
How Do You Make an Easy Dinosaur Cake?
Source by: Merriment Design Cake on Pinterest
Do you want to make a birthday cake more special by baking one yourself? We got you! Here are five easy dinosaur cake ideas (recipes & video tutorials) that will show you how.
31. Easy How to Make a Dinosaur Cake Instructions (With Erupting Volcano)
32. How to Make a Dinosaur Cake (DIY Recipe)
33. How to Make a Dinosaur Cake with Buttercream (Easy to Follow Video)
34. How to Make a Dinosaur Cake Without Special Pans (Cute Triceratops)
35. Easy to Follow Jurassic World Dino Cake Tutorial
How Do You Decorate A Dinosaur-Shaped Cake?
Decorating a dino cake seems daunting at first. But there are techniques you can try to help you learn. Techniques like the star fill-in and the drop string. Check this useful tutorial video from expert cake decorator, Wilton, to show you how.
Dinosaur Cake Ideas: The Best Ingredient to Make Any Party Dino-Mite!
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What do you think about the awesome dinosaur cake ideas you just saw? There’s no running out of ideas when it comes to dinosaurs because of the many ways you can bring them to life.
Whether it be through cupcakes, Jurassic Park themes, action-packed cakes for boys, or pretty pastels for girls. The possibilities are endless and the joy in any party, boundless.
We hope this “lookbook” of dinosaur birthday cakes will serve you well. Have fun!