16 unicorn cake ideas to make at home

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A unicorn cake is the guarantee of a successful birthday party. Here are 16 ideas to inspire you and make your children happy.

Unicorns are very fashionable, and your kids have surely already asked you for a unicorn cake - Don't panic, we have selected 17 easy to make unicorn cake ideas for you!

Whether it's cupcakes or more elaborate layered cakes, unicorn cakes always work. Take a look at all the fantastic and magical cakes below, and don't forget to tell us about your favorites in the comments!

 

16 unicorn cake ideas you can make at home

1. A cake in the shape of a unicorn head

Isn't this unicorn cake adorable? Cake Style made this cake for her daughter's birthday, and made a full video tutorial to show you how to make it again at home.

original unicorn cake

 
 

2. A unicorn cake with cartoon eyes

This cake cake stands out for its cartoon style eyes. Another originality: the eyes were printed using a still edible printer. You can also use regular paper and ink, but then you won't be able to eat them!

cartoon eyes on a unicorn cake

  

3. Rainbow unicorn cake

This cake is truly magical and will surprise your guests. Each layer of the cake is available in the colors of the rainbow. 

Here is our article: "How to make a unicorn cake with rainbow layers"

Rainbow unicorn cake


4. Unicorn cake with rainbow hair

This fun unicorn cake idea comes from Pinterest - all it takes is a simple white cake and strands of multicolored fondant “hair” that you simply drop on the cake. A silver horn, cute little unicorn ears, and a few peaks with stars complete this magical look.

unicorn cake with beautiful hair on the cake

 

5. A magical unicorn cake

This blogger is capable of creating colorful and fun cakes. She also offers cookies with surprises inside. The cake below is one of his specialties. She plays a lot with the colors of the cookie.

unicorn cake with many colors

6. Easy decoration with candy

This recipe cleverly replaces the icing and pastry bags with candies and other treats to decorate the cake. For example, the mane is made from strips of candy.

make a unicorn cake with candy as decoration

 

7. A kawaii unicorn cake

Once again this blogger makes an original cake since it entirely takes the shape of a unicorn. Pink and pastel colors. To eat!

unicorn cake in the shape of a unicorn with its body and its pasta

  

Cute happy unicorn cake

We found this cake on pinterest. The mane is pretty and her face is all smiles. The horn and ears are identical to many of our tutorials on our site.

rainbow and smile unicorn cake

 

Cake with a long rainbow mane

This cake created for a birthday takes the form of a wedding cake. The unicorn is in the form of a design or sculpture on the cake. Its height makes it possible to achieve long rainbow hair.

unicorn cake

  

Unicorn Emoji Cake

If you are looking to recreate the unicorn emoji as a cake, then this is the tutorial for you! Thank you for Zoe's Fancy Cakes for the big step by step.

emoji unicorn head cake

 

Perfect roses for the unicorn's mane

Piped roses look fantastic and are the perfect choice for unicorn hair on your cake. You can see how to make them with this buttercream rose tutorial - you never know when it might come in handy, as it's especially awesome for selling cakes or party birthday cupcakes!

 

Round cake and multi-colored horn

This Sugar Geek Show unicorn cake features a rounded top, clean white ganache, marbled unicorn horn, and delicious buttery mane - not to mention those amazing lashes!

 

Roses in multi-color decoration

Another fantastic example is Rosie's Dessert Spot which uses multi-colored roses for an enchanting mane.

 

Unicorn Cupcake

These cupcakes, as can be seen on Party Delights, can be enjoyed at any unicorn birthday party - even if they're almost too good to eat!

unicorn cupcake recipe

 

Unicorn horn cupcake recipe

Dress up the simplest of cupcakes with this swirling buttercream and unicorn horn, complete with Cupcake Recepten's full instructions (page is in Dutch, but translates well to French).
 pastel colors unicorn cupcake and unicorn horn

 

Unicorn cupcake in an ice cream cone

Kids (and adults) will love these unicorn cupcake cones from My Heavenly Recipes - they're great for parties, bake sales, or just for a weekend getaway!

unicorn cupcake in an ice cream cone

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