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How To Make A Super Mario Birthday Cake
Super Mario Birthday Cakes
The Super Mario birthday party theme has grown in popularity since the release of the Super Mario games on Wii. Many kids are requesting this party theme for their next birthday celebration.
There are many fun birthday cakes for this party theme. I will provide lots of cake photos, recipes and decorating instructions, cake supplies plus much more to help you create an awesome cake for your Super Mario Birthday party.
The most popular cake designs for a Super Mario party include: tiered fondant cakes, a cake using a specialty cake pan, cupcake cakes, cookie cakes, cupcake towers, yellow star cake, 1up mushroom cake, mushroom cake & cupcakes, party cakes featuring Super Mario figures and a Princess Peach cake.
Grab a glass of milk and have fun browsing!
Planning a Mario and Peach Wedding? Please visit my Super Mario Wedding Cakes page for lots of great wedding cake ideas and suppliesl
Super Mario Cake
Make Super Mario Paper Cupcake Toppers
Paper cupcake toppers are very simple to make. Here are the basic instructions:
- Find Super Mario images on the Internet
- Print the images out onto photo paper
- Punch out the images using a circle or scalloped paper punch
- Matte the images onto cardstock and punch out with a slightly larger paper punch
- Glue together and then attach a lollipop stick or toothpick
- Insert into your frosted cupcakes
For a time saver, you can purchase the Super Mario bottle cap images or the premade Mario cupcake toppers featured here.
Super Mario Cake Using Cake Pan
This birthday cake was created using the 1989 Wilton Super Mario cake pan #2105-2989. This is a retired cake pan; however, it is still available for purchase. Sometimes the cake pans can be purchased with the original pan insert/instructions.
Mario Cakes Embellished With FondantClick thumbnail to view full-size
Super Mario Fondant Cakes
Making a Super Mario fondant cake is a very popular design. When using fondant, the possibilities are endless. The five fondant Mario cakes I have pictured here are just examples of what you can do with fondant.
Since Super Mario features bright and bold colors, you could purchase the Wilton ready-made fondant in primary colors. Or, you prefer to make you own fondant, you could tint it instead. To add stars onto your cake, use a five pointed star cookie cutter.
The great thing about decorating with fondant is that you can get as fancy or as simple as you want and the cake will still look awesome. If the fondant cakes I have pictured here look too complicated, no problem. You can bake a basic sheet cake, cover in light blue fondant and then accent with yellow stars, mushrooms, and other Super Mario designs. Use the cakes I have pictured here to spark your creativity and you will be surprised with what you will be able to do!
Super Mario Star Cookies
Mario Fondant Star Cookies
These adorable Super Mario star cookies were created using marshmallow fondant colored blue for the background and the yellow stars were flavored lemon marshmallow fondant. The eyes were black royal icing. Very cute idea! Would make great party snacks or you could wrap these cookies in cello treat bags and hand them out as party favors.
5-Star Cookie Cutter for Your Fondant Stars
Super Mario Tiered Birthday Cake
Two-tiered Super Mario Cake
Carolyn from the Learning Nook created this terrific Super Mario Cake.
She used Wilton 10" and 6" round cake pans. To achieve the desired height, she baked a total of four cakes. The entire cake was frosted light blue and Super Mario figures were used as cake toppers.
Super Mario Cake Figure Toppers
Super Mario Cupcake Stand
This creative Super Mario cupcake stand was designed by swishersweets80's. For instructions and a photo tutorial on how you can create a cupcake tree like this one, please check out my Cupcake Tree hub.
Custom made cupcake picks were used to top the cupcakes. Cut out small circles from colorful cardstock. Then, add on Super Mario images to the circles. Attach the completed circles to popsicle sticks and insert them into the cupcakes.
Swishersweets80's also shares her other party photos including the table setting, decorations and party favors. Check them out!
Funky Mario Cupcake Cake
I love this cake! As soon as I saw it I knew I had to include it on my Super Mario birthday cake page. This cupcake creation is a fun twist on your basic Cupcake Cake. Instead of placing the cupcakes together and icing them as one cake, they are iced individually and arranged to form Super Mario.
Elsharooni used 143 mini cupcakes and 4 cake boards to achieve the look of this cake. The results are amazing. This is a very unique cake idea for your birthday party.
Super Mario Cake
Mario Mushroom Cake
This Super Mario Mushroom Cake was baked using a Pampered Chef Batter Bowl.
Mario Mushroom Cupcake & Cookie Recipes
- Mario Mushroom Cupcakes :: novapages.com
Remember that Mario Birthday Party Brainstorm article? It is full of great ideas, but sorely lacking photos. Now my kids are asking for another Mario Party this spring, so we’re perfecting our favorite Mario Party ideas and documenting them in indivi
- Mario Mushroom Rainbow Cake
mario mushroom rainbow cake. a cake shaped like the mario mushroom but with rainbow innards! psychedelic baby!
- Cut Out + Keep | How To » Mario Mushroom Cupcakes!
As recommended by Mario & Luigi ;-): Pirate Moose's step-by-step craft tutorial - Make yours in 40 minutes (7 steps). One of thousands of tutorials!
- Super Mario Mushroom Cookies
The cookies are a slightly less sweet version of the cookie used in the Koopa Shell Cookie. These cookies hold their shape well, plus they're darn tasty.
- 1Up Mushroom Cake
As I’ve mentioned before, my husband is a game designer making up game ideas and games. For his birthday I wanted to make a special cake and in the end I decided to do a 1up mushroom from the Mario games.
Princess Peach Birthday Cake
Princess Peach Sugar Cookie Cake
This birthday cake cookie was baked in a Precious Moments cake pan and then decorated to look like Princess Peach. You can visit my Princess Peach Party page for lots more birthday ideas for this theme including personalized invitations, custom party favors, more birthday cake ideas, party supplies, party attire, games, crafts, decorations and much more.
Super Mario Room Décor
- Vintage Super Mario Bedding
- Custom Bedding & Accessories
- Personalized Wall Clocks
- Wall Signs
- Murals & Wall Decorations
- Light Switch Plates & Covers
- Window Valances & Curtains
- Postes & Canvas Art Prints
- Ceiling Fan Pulls
- Dresser Knobs
More Super Mario Cake Recipes & Instructions
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Making a Mario Brothers Birthday Cake
- 1UP Cakes
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- Fun with Fondant: Super Mario Cake
I asked my soon-to-be 6-yr-old what kind of cake he wanted for his birthday. Without hesitation he replied, "Bowser versus Mario in the Melty Molten Galaxy," one of his favorite challenges in Super Mario Galaxy on Wii.
- Hannah's Super Mario Galaxy Cake
I had an extremely hard time deciding what to put on the cake. If you've played the game you might understand. There are so many levels its ridiculous. I had to have the castle and one round world. And for some reason I got bent on having the gla
- The Journal of a Girl who Loves To Cook: A Geek-ful cake~
Sculpting this cake truly brought back many fond memories of days when sis and I had Nintendo consoles permanently attached to our palms. *sigh* Mario has come a long long way....from his highly pixelated form to the 3D Super Mario version we have to
Super Mario Party PacksClick thumbnail to view full-size
Super Mario Party Supplies
Super Mario Party Supplies
Game on! Let Mario and Luigi help celebrate your child’s next birthday.
Includes 8 invitations, dinner plates, cups, forks, spoons, activity placemats, 16 napkins, centerpiece, solid-color tablecover, mylar balloon, 18 balloons (3 colors), curling ribbon (3 colors), crepe paper rolls (3 colors), star confetti and cake candles.
There is the classic Super Mario party supplies and the new Super Mario Kart Wii party supplies. Other party supplies include a personalized birthday banner, pinata, wall decal decorations, a party favor kit and more.
These party supplies would make a great addition to your child's birthday party.
Super Mario Decorating Ideas
All of the flickr photos displayed on this page have either a Creative Commons license or I have received written permission from the cake decorator to display their photos here. In either case, you will find a link back to the flickr members photos as required for use. A BIG thank you to all of the cake decorators for permission to use their photos!