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Shrek Birthday Cakes and Cupcake Ideas

Updated on May 11, 2011
Photo Credit: The Cake Bake
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Ok Shrek Fans if you are planning a Shrek Birthday Party Theme you may need some fun ideas and inspiration to help you create a Shrek Birthday Cake or even Shrek Cupcakes for your party.

Being the new Shrek Forever After Movie will be in theaters May 2010 there will be an increase in kids looking to have a Shrek Party. So I decided to put this page together to show you different ideas others have done with Cakes and Cupcakes that you can also do instead of going out and buying them pre-made.

You do not need to be a Professional Cake Decorator to create some of these and not only will it save you money to make your own, but you will also enjoy all the compliments and satisfaction that you did it yourself.

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Shrek Castle Cake Topper Set

There are many great Shrek Cake Toppers available that just enhance your baked and frosted cakes. One of my personal favorites is this Shrek Forever Cake Topper which comes

  • Shrek and Donkey cake features mix
  • and match characters that "pop" off!

Another fun favorite that would be fun for the kids on their cupcakes is the Shrek Wind Up Hopper Toy. The kids will have a lot of fun licking the frosting off of him and then winding him up and watching it hop all over the place. Having this on their cupcakes adds an additional party favor they can take home and play with after the party.

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Shrek Cupcake Toppers and Picks

If you want to create some easy Shrek Cupcakes then you can choose to use some of the many Shrek Cupcake Toppers Available. You can find Personalized Shrek Cupcake Toppers, Shrek Cupcake Rings, which the kids can lick the frosting off of and keep and you can also choose the Edible Shrek Cupcake Images which go right on top of your frosted cupcakes.

Have some extra fun and turn your Cupcakes Green using Green Food Coloring and Vanilla or White Cake Mix. It adds to the look and fun for the kids. You can also find lots of fun Green Colored Sprinkles and Sugar too !!!

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Edible Shrek Birthday Cake Images

You also have your Edible Shrek Birthday Cake Images which are just images which can also be personalized and placed right on top of your Frosted Cake. They come in many sizes and can be purchased for Rectangle and Round Cakes.

You will also find many different Shrek Images to choose from and I think that is the hardest part - choosing your favorite picture. Then you can just add some extra frosting designs around the image and even candies to spruce it up even more.

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How to Make a Princess Fiona Cake

Not everyone will want a Shrek Ogre Cake at their Shrek Party especially the girls. So why not create a Princess Fiona Birthday Cake. You would create the cake as you would a Barbie Doll Cake using a Barbie Doll with Red Hair just like Fiona and Wilton's Wonder Mold Kit . Then you would ice the Dress using Green and Yellow like Princess Fiona's Dress.

How to make a Princess Doll Birthday Cake

Shrek Birthday Cake and Cupcake Photos for more Inspiration

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Shrek Forever After Birthday Party Supplies

There are many Shrek Party Supplies on the market that go with each of the Shrek Movies out, but the newest are the Shrek Forever After Party Supplies. There are many coordinating items that match like Shrek Invitations, Shrek PInata, Shrek Party Favors etc...

I put them all together on my Party Blog so you can see all the fun items I have found for this Shrek Party Theme Here:

Shrek Forever After Party Supplies

Other Shrek Cake Ideas

  • Puss in Boots - Use a Cat Cake Pan
  • Donkey - Use a Horse Cake Pan
  • Gingy - Make a Giant Gingerbread-Man Cake
  • The Three Little Pigs
  • Dragon - Make a Dragon Cake - See How : How to make a Dragon Cake
  • Big Bad Wolf
  • Pinocchio
  • Three Blind Mice
  • Baby Ogres

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      javian 5 years ago

      i wish i can have it

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      Angela 6 years ago

      Love the details on the shrek fondant cake, how you do it? I need to make one for a 2 year old in 1 week! Please help!

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      rozell 6 years ago

      Thank you for this! I was completely at a loss as to what to do for my son's 2nd birthday. He is obsessed w/ Shrek and this helps sooo much!

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      1stPhotoInvites 6 years ago

      A princess Fiona cake, how lovely!

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      Shrek Coloring Pages 6 years ago

      "Don't be an Olgre and Leave some Feedback !!" haha!

      I want a Shrek party! But Fiona is not like.

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      EverythingMouse 7 years ago

      I love the Donkey cake!

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      Shrek Toys 7 years ago

      Lol. that poo-cupcake made me crack up laughing. and the cake at the top is so chiseled, it looks animated my computer.

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      BevsPaper 7 years ago from Central Indiana

      These Shrek Birthday Cakes and cupcakes are really pretty cool!

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      Sandy Mertens 7 years ago from Wisconsin, USA

      I want a Shrek party!

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      Susan Deppner 7 years ago

      Wow, how cool! A Shrek fan will love these cakes and party ideas.