Monday, June 17, 2013

Candy Camping Cake


We made this fun Candy Camping Cake for my husbands birthday this past week.  He just got done restoring a vintage Travel Trailer & we had so much fun in it on our 1st camping trip a couple of weeks ago. You can view our adventure along with 20+ of the Best fun food Camping ideas for Kids HERE!  

We used little candies we had on hand in our kitchen to make this cake. My boys had a lot of fun with this and kids can come up with all sorts of animals to create out of different candy!

We made a replica of our vintage camper out of a jumbo marshmallow, fruit roll up, mini chocolate chip (for the wheel) & a little bit of frosting....


We made a little Owl out of a Caramel & Marshmallow bit. We used a orange sprinkle for the beak & black edible marker to make the eyes.  We used a chocolate graham cracker for the picnic table...


We used blue frosting for the water. Green frosting for the grass. We made little squirrels from caramel bits & little acorns using chocolate chips.  We made a fire pit by cutting pieces of Starburst & put them inside a chocolate pretzel ring. We used a graham cracker for fishing ramp. We used a tooth pick for the rod, floss for the line, & orange spindles for the fish...


We also made a big & scary Bear (my boys insisted) from a Tootsie Roll, chocolate chip for the nose, & sprinkles for the mouth/teeth.  We had also made a fantastic big tree, but it fell apart while we were putting it on so we were left with a mini tree. Leaves made out of green Tootsie Rolls.  Here is another shot of the marshmallow Camper & Tootsie Bear....


Here is the big birthday boy with a fantastic hat that my boys made for him!ha  


Happy Birthday Josh and we hope that you loved your Candy Camping Cake!:)


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8 comments:

  1. Cool looking cake! I just found your blog and I have two sons of my own - I will come back regularly to see what you and your little chefs are up to!

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  2. This is absolutely adorable! Great job!!!

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  3. So fun! We love camping in our travel trailer too.
    Blessings,
    Nici

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  4. This looks awesome!!! We would love it if you would link up at our linky party:
    http://www.lifewiththecrustcutoff.com/two-girls-and-a-party-linky-party-21/
    Live every Wednesday to Sunday.
    Hosted by:
    http://www.lifewiththecrustcutoff.com/ Parrish @ Life with the Crust Cut Off
    http://thissillygirlslife.com/ Dana @ This Silly Girl's Life
    We hope to see you there!

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  5. This is really fun to see. I hope you have many more wonderful trips in that camper. I know I enjoyed it when I was a kid.

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  6. Too cute! Your little camper is amazing!!

    Thanks for linking up to TGIF! I hope to see you linked up again later today.

    Have a great weekend,
    Beth =)

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  7. This is Perfect for my next Boy Scout meeting! And my step-daughter has gotten into cake decorating. I will see if she want's to attempt this together. Have many year's of family fun in your new trailer!
    Barbara Ann

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