With graduations just around the corner, these graduation cakes are the perfect way to celebrate the special occasion and make your graduation parties as unique as your new grad. Whether you have a graduate from high school or college, these DIY graduation cake ideas will guarantee you make something fun!
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Step by step It’s Your Day cake! I love this minimalist cake iced in buttercream with sprinkles. Easy to make and beautiful. Matching “Yay” cupcakes are a sweet added touch.
Graduation Sheet Cakes
Sometimes you need something large that will feed a larger group. Another bonus is that a flat cake is often easier to transport if your party is not where the cake is made.
How about carving a sheet cake into a letter and adding a chocolate fondant graduation hat? They’ve worked hard to earn your degree, so celebrate it with a cake almost as impressive as their efforts! This elegant letter cake is topped off with a fondant cap.
Shout it from the rooftops – you graduated! This sheet cake is a fun and funky graduation cake option, using marquee letters to give the cake a three-dimensional appearance.
Graduation cap and diploma sheet cake. Wow a crowd with a big sheet cake covered in classy and oh-so-delicious buttercream roses, topped off with a graduation cap and a diploma.
A tiered graduation cake makes a fantastic centerpiece for your party!
This simple round black and gold graduation cake features a classic look that is both elegant and beautiful. All you need is to make a delicious layer cake and add a banner! Try a 2-tiered version if you’re feeling ambitious!
Celebrate a bright future with this Wish Graduation Cake, after all A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes. This fancy 3-tiered cake is sure to impress and delight.
Pretty in Pink cake is so lovely from Sophia’s Cake Boutique.
Calling all chocolate lovers. Your cake needs to not only look good but taste good. A chocolate ganache cake will do the trick! From Belmar Bakery.
Oh, the places you’ll go is a popular theme for a graduation party! From Las Vegas Custom Cakes.
Sometimes all you need is a smashing cake topper! Make a simple cake and put on this graduation cake topper for a show-stopping cake.
Shaped cakes are another perfect decoration and also can be personalized to fit the graduate’s hobbies and dreams!
Whooo Whooo is graduating? This grad is pretty wise! This owl graduation cake is so clever and cute!
This graduation cap cake would is the perfect way to celebrate any graduation! It is easy to make if you know how to use fondant, and always impresses party guests when they find out it’s homemade.
This cake covers it all! Photo Credit
High School Graduation Cakes
This adorable ocean-themed cake is anything but traditional. It’s a fun and creative way to celebrate if your college-bound grad is attending college near the coastline.
Celebrate your college-bound senior with this over the top college cake.
Making a cake that features their school colors and the colors of the college they will be attending is a creative way to celebrate your graduate. Hello and Goodbye Cake.
The grad caps are a cross between a cake and a cupcake. Spectacular! This small cake would be cool placed on the top layer of a tiered cake. Plus cakes with chocolate are always a hit!
The cookie diploma on these cupcakes is super clever!
Cupcakes for grads are a fun way to celebrate a loved one’s big accomplishment. I love that they are fairly easy to make. You can switch these cupcakes with chocolate if you desire.
Grad Chocolate Cupcakes, whipped mint chocolate chip cream cheese frosting, and a graduation cap and tassel.
For more Graduation Ideas Check Out these posts:
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- Graduation Party Ideas
- Graduation Gifts
- Graduation Gift Card Holder
- Graduation Cards and Positive Quotes
- Graduation Coloring Pages
- Best Inspirational Graduation Quotes
- Candy Graduation Cap Pops -If you are looking for a festive graduation treat that needs no baking, these super simple. They only need a few supplies and go together quickly, but will be a popular edible decoration at your party. Display these cute graduation hats on a cake pop stand or they can also be pushed into floral foam.