Cakes for Men
It can be difficult to design a masculine birthday cake or other celebration cake. Think about when you order a cake from a grocery store bakery - it normally comes with a few roses and an inscription. Not very manly. Even though the below cakes are designed for guys, they can work just as well for the gal who shares these interests.
Sports Themed Cakes
Cakes with a sports theme are the obvious choice for guys. Team colors can be incorporated to aid in the design. One of the sports themed cakes that I made for
Outdoors Themed Cakes
Some guys (including my husband) are more inclined to enjoy outdoor activities like hunting or fishing. This fishing theme cake uses an airbrush camo technique along with a gumpaste fish and cattails to create an attractive masculine cake.
Game Themed Cakes
Or, if your guy is more into the unplugged games, here is a great design that
Cakes for Scholars
For the avid book reader (or perhaps writer), why not incorporate that love of books into a cake design. Here is one I did that was a relatively simple stack of sheet cakes with buttercream piping.
Military Themed Cakes
Some ideas for the guy who is or has been in the service or otherwise has an interest in the military is a fondant flag drape, a design that incorporates elements of military uniforms or one that replicates weapons. Here is one with a red, white and blue patriotic theme and another one shaped like a tank.
Party Themed Cakes
For the guy who enjoys a good party (or two or three), here are a couple of cakes along that line. One is geared towards the motorcycle riding "outlaw" and the other is an old-fashioned Red Solo cup cake.
Most guys could probably care less about the "decoration" on the cake, after all, it's food. Here are a few ideas for undecorated cakes that are still nice to look at, as well.