Coolest DIY Dragon Cake Ideas | How do you Make a Simple Dragon Cake that Kids will Love?

Here we have mentioned the easy and simple steps to making a Dragon Cake. A Cake is something that excites everyone's taste buds whether it be a child or an adult. No one can resist a delicious cake that is freshly baked. Here we have come up with a few easy steps on how to make a dragon cake that kids will love.

Using this Dragon Cake Tutorial prepare a freshly baked cake with your favorite character- The Dragon. We have mentioned Two Different Dragon Cakes i.e. the basic one and the fire-breathing dragon cake and the ingredients required to make them.

Easy Dragon Cake Ideas

The first one is easy Dragon Cake and the second one is Fire Breathing Dragon Cake. So let's start with the First cake, Which is the Easy Dragon Cake. Follow the instructions below

Dragon Cake Recipe Ideas

Ingredients for Cake

  • 3 ½ Cup of Cake Flour/ Cake Mix
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 2 Tablespoon Baking Powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 5 egg whites at room temperature.
  • 1 ½ cup whole milk
  • ¾ unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract

For Buttercream Frosting

  • 1 ½ cup butter (softened)
  • 4 cups of confectioners Sugar
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 3 Tablespoons of Milk
  • Black ( or your favorite color) food edible gel for Night Fury.

How to Make a Realistic Dragon Cake?

Dragon Cake Baking Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease and line three 6” or 7” inch cake pan with parchment paper.
  • Now combine 5 egg whites, milk, and vanilla extract in a large bowl
  • In a mixer, gently combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  • Then Gradually add melted butter and mix until you get a crumbly texture.
  • Slowly add the mixture of egg whites, milk, and vanilla extract, and mix until the mixture is light and fluffy.
  • Now Pour the batter evenly into each pan.
  • Bake the cake for 30-35 minutes at 350 degrees. Check the cake once around 15-20 minutes by inserting a toothpick into the cake. When the toothpick comes out clean and your cake is done.
  • Let the cake cool for 15-20 minutes before demolding it.

Frosting Direction

  • First, Beat the butter for three minutes in a mixer.
  • Now, add the confectioner's sugar half a cup at a time, then beat again for one minute.
  • Pour in vanilla, salt, and milk until desired consistency is reached.
  • If making the Night Fury cake, mix in black food gel a few drops at a time until the desired color is achieved.

How to Decorate your Dragon Cake?

  • Using a serrated knife, cut a level surface into the cake top.
  • Place the bottom layer on a cake turntable or cake board and spread frosting on top. Repeat the process until the cake is completed.
  • Place a thin layer of frosting all over the cake and place it in the refrigerator for 10 minutes.
  • Then add the final frosting layer and the dragon printables.
  • Now Your Cake is Ready to Eat.

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How to Make a Fire Breathing Dragon Cake?

Ingredients For the Cake: 3 ½ Cup of Cake Flour/ Cake Mix 2 x 200g chocolate bars, cut into small individual pieces 2 brown M&Ms 2 chocolate bullets 3 - 5 red jelly snakes 3-5 orange jelly snakes 40-45 orange M&Ms 6-7 lolly bananas 3-4 vanilla marshmallows For the Buttercream Frosting

  • 1 ½ cup butter (softened)
  • 4 cups of confectioners Sugar
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 3 Tablespoon of Milk
  • Edible color of your Choice

Cake Baking Directions

  • The oven should be preheated to 180 degrees Celsius / 160 degrees Celsius fan-forced.
  • The base and sides of the cake pans should be lined with parchment paper since they are 7cm-deep, 20cm (base) round cake pans, 3/4 cup-capacity mini loaf pans, and 6cm-deep, 10cm x 20cm (base) loaf pans.
  • Mix the cake mix in the pan, or use the home cake method as mentioned above.
  • Prepare a 20cm round cake pan. Stir together all of the remaining cakes, then spoon 1/3 cup batter into each hole of the mini loaf pan. Bake the cake for 30 - 45 minutes or until done.
  • Prepare a large loaf pan with remaining batter. Bake mini loaves for 20 minutes or until cooked through.
  • For large loaves, bake for 1 hour or until cooked through.
  • Stand in pans for 10 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

For Icing Using an electric mixer, cream butter until pale, slowly adding icing sugar mixture and milk, beating constantly.

Fire Breathing Dragon Cake Decoration Ideas

  • Then, cut the small loaf in half crossways using a serrated knife.
  • Place the large loaf, cut side down, in the center. Trim 4cm from each short side of the small loaf.
  • On a trimmed 4 cm piece of cake, place a leg template. Secure the piece with a toothpick, and then cut around the template. Repeat on the second trimmed 4 cm piece of cake, and cut the remaining loaf cake in half horizontally.
  • Now, One piece should be used for the head template. Using toothpicks, cut around the template Place the neck and tail templates on the remaining piece. Secure with toothpicks.
  • On the board, place cake pieces and trim two mini loaves to form the tail's top.
  • Make yellow icing, using small strokes to form scales on the top and sides of the cake. Use the remaining icing for the top and sides of the cake.
  • Position Toblerone pieces along the dragon. Spread icing on marshmallows and attach 1 brown M&M to each so that they look like eyes. Place chocolate bullets on top of the head so that they look like nostrils. Position snakes in front of the mouth to form fire. Position bananas to form claws.
  • Now Your Cake is Ready to Eat.

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FAQs on Easy Dragon Cake Design & Recipe Ideas

1. How do you make your Dragon Cake super moist?

There are some easy steps that you need to follow to make your dragon cake super moist are as such:

  • Start by using cake flour to make your cake super moist.
  • Avoid overmixing the batter.
  • Always maintain the right baking temperature i.e between 300-350 degrees.
  • Soak the cake, and add cake syrup to all the layers.
  • Avoid overbaking the cake.
2. How to make cakes more fluffy?

There is only one trick that can make your cake fluffy, which is temperature. While baking temperature is the key. To make a cake spongy or fluffy you need to bake the cake at the right temperature. And all the ingredients should always be at room temperature, and the butter should be warm. Apart from this, you should always preheat the oven before baking.

3. How to keep the dragon cake fresh for a longer duration?

There are a few tips that you can follow to keep your dragon cake fresh for a longer duration:

  • Always store the cake when it is completely cool. Cakes with frosting and icing should always be refrigerated.
  • Always store the cake in a large bowl so that there is a breathing space.
  • Unfrosted cake can be kept at room temperature.
  • Cover the cake while storing.



Cake is something that everyone loves. Nowadays cake can be made and crafted the way you want, which somehow also fulfills your cake fantasy. Dragon cake is the fantasy of many children. Here we have given a detailed recipe on how to make two very different but popular dragon cakes. Hope you like our recipe. Happy Baking. Bookmark our site for more Cake Recipes like Cow Cake Ideas etc.