How to Make a Ninja Turtles Cake

How to Make a Ninja Turtles Cake

Have you ever wanted a ninja turtle cake. or know someone who does? Whether it’s a child or an adult, a true TMNT fan would be ecstatic to have a Ninja Turtles cake on their birthday. It’s not too difficult to make this cake; it just takes a little bit of time and lots of creativity.

This is a recipe for a chocolate cake found online. You can choose any recipe you want.


  • 3/4 cups softened butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cup milk

1. Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees
2. Grease and flour a 9″ x 3″ round cake pan.
3. Mix together the following: flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and baking soda.
4. Beat butter, eggs and vanilla in a large bowl.
5. Gradually add in sugar.
6. Beat on medium to high speed for about 3-4 minutes until well mixed.
7. Continue to beat until batter is smooth.
8. Pour the batter into the floured cake pan.
9. Bake for 30-35 minutes.
10. Check with a toothpick to se if it is done. Bake a few minutes more, if needed.
11. Remove from oven and allow cakes to cool in pans for a few minutes.
12. Once it has cooled down, place the cake into the freezer for a few hours. This will make it easier to cut the shape of the Ninja Turtle’s head.
13. Take cake out from freezer and shape it into the head. See below for reference:
14. Make an icing. This is a recipe for buttercream icing:

Mix together

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 4 cups of sifted icing sugar
  • 2 tbsp of milk

15. Tint the icing with icing color gels. You will need green, black, and whatever color you want the mask to be.
16. Cover the cake with green icing. Then use the other colors to create the mask and face features.
17. Buy some large googly eyes and place them on top of the mask.