If you’re a fan of the Star Wars franchise, then chances are you love cake. Here are 10+ delicious ways to celebrate your fandom! Featuring an exclusive recipe from The Baker Mama blog that’s perfect for any occasion or celebration
For the “birthday cakes for men” there are 10+ Star Wars cake ideas. These include Death Star, Darth Vader, Yoda, and R2-D2 cakes.
I have a force-filled collection of Star Wars cake ideas that I’ve tried over the years, whether you’re organizing a Star Wars birthday party or searching for a fun movie night dessert.
There are limitless ways to combine your favorite Star Wars moments into a tasty and creative cake, from Star Wars figure cakes to planets to sayings.
Ideas for Star Wars Cakes
Below are some of the Star Wars desserts that I’ve tried so far. (I have no intention of stopping any time soon, so expect this list to continue to expand!)
In the recipe article for each cake, you’ll find all of the templates and Star Wars cake toppers I used — and don’t forget to tag me on Instagram if you build one of these cakes at home!
Cake of Darth Maul
This Darth Maul-inspired Star Wars cake seems intimidating, but it’s not as difficult as it appears!
The horns on the top of Darth Maul’s head were simply made of bugles. A template was created to assist recreate the pattern for the marketings on his face. The how-to page has more photographs and explanations on how to create this cake.
(Watch this TikTok for a behind-the-scenes look at the cake’s inspiration.)
—> Star Wars Darth Maul Cake
Ahsoka Tano Cake is a cake inspired by Ahsoka Tano.
This Star Wars drip cake is far from ordinary. This cake incorporates aspects from Ahsoka Tano’s lekku, including a blue and white white chocolate ganache drip. The cake is frosted in orange buttercream and has a white pattern with her facial marks that was created using a template. In addition, a homemade Ahsoka Tano cake topper ties the whole thing together.
The whole recipe for this Star Wars cake topper, as well as the pattern, can be found in the recipe below.
—> Star Wars Ahsoka Tano Cake
Cake of Princess Leia
When the weather outside makes you think of life on Hoth, this Princess Leia dessert is ideal.
The Empire Strikes Back’s Princess Leia’s Hoth vest is included into this simple Star Wars cake, which is totally iced in vanilla buttercream. In the recipe below, you’ll find instructions for making the buttercream badge that adorns the top of the cake, as well as a template for include a Rebel emblem in your cake design.
—> Princess Leia Hoth Vest Cake from Star Wars
Ewok Cake from Endor Forest
This Star Wars cake transports you to the forest moon of Endor, complete with chocolate-covered pretzel trees, coffee buttercream frosting, and, of course, a beautiful Ewok.
—> Endor Forest Cake from Star Wars
Sunset Cake on Tatooine
Tatooine is one of my favorite planets in the galaxy, therefore I wanted to build a Star Wars cake that was inspired by the planet’s sandy nature. This Tatooine sunset cake is the ideal backdrop for R2-D2 and C-3PO’s next journey, with an ombre buttercream pattern, crushed graham crackers for the sand, and cake toppers for the moons.
—> Tatooine Sunset Cake from Star Wars
Duel Cake from Mustafar
Bring on the Battle of the Heroes score.
What better way to commemorate Anakin’s and Obi-epic Wan’s lightsaber duel on Mustafar than with a geode cake that represents the planet’s lava surface?
—> Mustafar Cake from Star Wars
Cake of Queen Amidala
I adored Queen Amidala and her famous wardrobe choices as a youngster. So, when it came to creating a dessert inspired by The Phantom Menace, I wanted to include parts of her famous red gown. I developed edible sugar motifs to imitate the egg-like features on the bottom of her garment, which were covered with buttercream that mimicked the patterns and textures of her outfit. In the recipe below, you’ll find out how to do it.
—> Amidala Cake from Star Wars
Brownie Cake with X-Wings
Keep your eyes on the prize! Keep your eyes on the prize!
I wanted to offer something simple and memorable when I was requested to bring a Star Wars dessert to my young cousin’s birthday party. The legendary scene from the X-Wings in A New Hope as the pilots rush to take down the Death Star is featured on this brownie cake. Instead of displaying the distance meter at the bottom, I elected to display my cousin’s birthday.
Below is a guide for making your own.
—> X-Wing Brownie Cake from Star Wars
Valentine’s Day Cakes Inspired by Star Wars
Looking for the ideal Valentine’s Day present for your Star Wars fan? This is the kind of cake you’re searching for!
Choose an R2-D2 or BB-8 sentence to make a Star Wars candy heart cake that will bring a smile to your Valentine’s face.
—> Valentine’s Day Cakes Inspired by Star Wars
Cake with a Lightsaber
The legendary lightsaber duel between Rey and Kylo Ren in The Force Awakens is depicted on this Star Wars cake.
The lightsabers, which are made of chocolate wrapped pretzels, are simply scattered around the cake to give nods to the light and dark sides.
—> Lightsaber Cake from Star Wars
Check out my whole collection of Star Wars recipes and Star Wars DIY projects for more inspiration!
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