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St. Patrick's Day Cakes

St. Patrick's Day cakes. Ideas to help celebrate this time of year. You can create a lot of different themes for St. Patrick's Day like a shamrock, leprechaun, rainbow, pot of gold or just a green cake. Here are some of our favorite ideas. Submit your photos for the  gallery too.

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Free Cake Decorating Ideas:

  • You can create a shamrock shaped cake by using 3 or 4 heart pans and one rectangle piece of cake. Place cake pieces together to form a shamrock.

    shamrock shaped cakeshamrock cake

  • Find a basic picture of a leprechaun and trace it onto a large cake. Fill it in with stars or paint the cake.

  • For a minty frosting use the mint frosting recipe for a filling or frosting. Tint it green and add accents with a buttercream frosting.

  • Try a leprechaun hat cake. It is fairly easy to decorate a hat. You just need to make a 3-4 layer cake. The video above will help you.

  • Print off our leprechaun decorating pattern and paint a cake or make a buttercream transfer.

  • Color your batter for a surprise inside the cake. Color it green for St. Patrick's Day or swirling different colors together like a marble rainbow effect. Or create a layer creation with each layer the color of the rainbow.

    rainbow colored cakePhoto courtesy of andrea
  • Create a rainbow sheet cake easily by baking a 13x9 cake. Outline your rainbow with a toothpick and fill in the lines with the appropriate colors either by painting the rainbow or piping stars.

  • Decorate with plastic figurines and gold coins like this photo.

    st patrick's day scence cakePhoto courtesy of prettyflower

  • More cake decorating ideas:

St. Patrick's Day Cake Decorating Tips- Video

For a St. Patrick's Day Party

Happy Saint Patrick Day Party Pack of printable games

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