• Serves 8
  • 20 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 6 Ingredients


Campfire birthday cake

Ingredients (serves 8)

  • 1 Cake mix or ready made cake
  • Green and blue icing
  • Shredded coconut
  • Chocolate bullets
  • Green food dye
  • Chocolate coated sultanas


  1. Prepare or unwrap cake
  2. Ice your river/lake in blue in whatever area of the cake you wish.
  3. Ice green to the edges of the river/lake
  4. Border the edge of the river with bullets to make the bank
  5. Dye coconut green with food dye and sprinkle over green for the grass
  6. Push 4 birthday candles into cake in a clump to make the campfire and surround with chocolate coated sultanas
  7. You can jazz it up with mini marshmallows on toothpicks and a flake as a log and have figures sitting on them but this is the basic version.

  • Wow! That looks amazing – so clever!


  • Oh so cute


  • Was wondering about the fire, never thought of the candles. A great idea for the camper in your life or if out camping by using a pre baked cake.


  • This looks so cool. Perfect for the kids that love camping, or the grown ups for that matter.


  • The presentation of your cake is excellent,thanks so much!


  • that’s such a great idea – I love it – thank you for sharing your idea :)


  • simply creative and super easy to make great for kids birthdays


  • This is such a creative a clever campfire cake – well done!

    • Such a good cake to add to and personalise.


  • How creative is this? Love the suggestion of mini-marshmallows and a flake fire log.


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