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DIY Beer Can Cake – How To Make An Easy Beer Can Cake

Who wants a boring old cake? This beer can cake is the perfect replacement for anyone who loves beer. (And cake, we guess!)

DIY Beer Can Cake – How To Make An Easy Beer Can Cake

Not a big pastry guy, more into beers? Well, you can still have your cake and eat it, too.

How To Make An Easy Beer Can Cake

 

We’re sure you’ve all seen those glorious beer can cakes. They make for the perfect birthday surprise and an alternative birthday cake for the beer geek in your life.

 

What You’ll Need To Make a Beer Can Cake:
  • 12 Pack of your favourite beer (18-24 pack, if you’re advanced)
  • Ribbon (Both thick and thin ribbon)
  • Scissors
  • Glue or Tape
  • 1 Platter
  • 2 Bristle boards (cut into 3 circles 3″, 6″ and 9″ in diameter)

 

Pick up your beer-lovers’ favourite beers. You can use all the same beers or mix it up with different types of beers. The size of your beer can cake is dependant on how many packs of beer or beer cans you have. If it’s your first time, best to start off with a 12-pack, but as you get more advanced, feel free to move up to 18 and 24 packs.

 

Beer Can Cake Tutorial

Here’s a video tutorial of how to make a beer can cake out of a 12-pack.

 

Beer Can Cake Decoration Ideas

The simplest way to decorate your beer can cake would be with the ribbon, but don’t be afraid to get creative and add more decorative objects on your beer cake! You can colour-coordinate the ribbons and cans, top it off with a balloon on a stick, pictures of the birthday beer geek, stickers and so much more. You can also brainstorm beer can cake ideas with +25 best ideas for Beer Can Cakes on Pinterest.

We added one of our favourite beer cake ideas below. A beer can cake decorated with actual cupcakes and candles!

 

 


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Now that you know how to make a beer can cake, check out these other cool beer articles below!

 

 

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