Happy Turkey Day!

November 26, 2009 · 17 comments · Print This Post

in Baked Goods, Cake, Holidays / Entertaining

Turkey Cake

I saw this festive Turkey Cake on Craft earlier this week (thank you Cathy Callahan) and because I’m a glutton for punishment I decided to try to whip one up. Well the finishing touches were just sprinkled on mere moments ago and I think this bright bird came out remarkably well. I made a few changes to the original cake, most notably the use of colored coconut to create a rainbow of tail feathers. Let’s hope everyone at our family dinner likes coconut! I hope you all have a very Happy Thanksgiving!

Turkey Cake

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1 elisa November 26, 2009 at 11:12 am

Love your turkey!! Have a Happy Holiday!!!


2 Dani November 26, 2009 at 11:20 am

Love this! Eat, drink, eat more and enjoy the holiday!


3 Kerstin November 26, 2009 at 7:50 pm

SO adorable! Happy Thanksgiving!


4 Jennifer November 27, 2009 at 8:57 am

Adorable and oh so festive. Lovely! I hope you had a wonderful holiday.


5 Monica H November 27, 2009 at 3:08 pm

It’s cute! Hope you had a wonderful turkey day!


6 Kelly November 27, 2009 at 11:44 pm

Oh so cute! How did you dye the coconut you used for the feathers?


7 Erin November 28, 2009 at 8:47 am

Kelly – To dye coconut all you have to do is place some coconut into a zip-lock bag with a few drops of food coloring and then work the color into the coconut by shaking or squeezing.


8 Hänni November 28, 2009 at 9:15 am

Yikes. I’m a little late, but wanted to wish you happy turkey day just the same. The cake looks cute!


9 cathy November 29, 2009 at 11:09 am

that turned out so cute! thanks for reading my craft post!
love the coconut colors


10 carrie November 29, 2009 at 5:23 pm

how adorable!! and you know I love me some coconut, so I’d be ALL up in this cake! good job! xxoo (oh, and happy belated thanksgiving!)


11 nicole spaz November 29, 2009 at 9:30 pm

aww that is so cute.
It reminds me of an easter bunny cake my mom like 20 years ago.
Coconut is amazing and I hope your guests enjoyed the cake.


12 LoveFeast Table December 2, 2009 at 9:30 am

Kitchy cute!! We could have used one of your pictures in our Thanksgiving Fancy Friday Post! Fancy Friday The Bird http://lovefeasttable.com/blog/fancy-friday-the-bird/ Your turkey would have fit right in! Happy Holidays from the LoveFeast Table gals! Kristin & Chris Ann


13 erin December 28, 2009 at 6:57 pm

I love your site! So many cute things! This cake is great, so cute and retro.


14 ginger October 29, 2014 at 8:03 am

Could you please send directions so I can make this with my 7 year old granddaughter. Thanks.


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