Totally Awesome Truck Birthday Cakes: Fire Engines, Bulldozers, You Name It!

Does your kid love all things on wheels? You'll really make his day when you bake him one of these cool truck birthday cakes (18 Photos)

Lisa Biletska on Apr 15, 2013 at 6:54PM

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Totally Awesome Truck Birthday Cakes: Fire Engines, Bulldozers, You Name It!

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Awesome Truck Birthday Cakes

There's 'vroom'-ing in the house at all times and bedtime can't begin until his monster trucks are arranged just so on the bookshelf. So your tyke will dig what you've baked for his birthday: his favorite vehicle -- wipers, wheels and all -- in cake form. Just follow our recipes and tips for these adorable truck birthday cakes to get started.

Calling All Engines!

To create a boxy shape for the base, use Bake Even Strips, which prevent the center of the cake from rising to a dome shape. Use decorator's buttercream to create the red-and-white paint job, then smoothe it with a non-textured paper towel. Make the gauges and gadgets with a hand-painted fondant disks. Too complicated? Check out the tutorial on Beki Cook's Cake Blog -- or just take this photo to the baker.

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