Coolest Flower Cake

Homemade Flower Cake

I started this Homemade Flower Cake by making the flowers and leaves, this was the first time I had made them. I coloured some flower paste icing in green and yellow, always store unused flower icing in a sealed bag because it dries out really quick. I used cutters I had bought and cut the … Read more

Coolest Daisy Cake

Homemade  Daisy Cake

This Daisy cake was made for my friend’s granddaughter for her 3rd birthday. I started by making two butterflies out of flower paste and left them to harden, then I coloured them in with edible colour paste and added a it of glitter. I baked 3x 8” sandwich cakes and they were left to go … Read more

Coolest Present Cake

Homemade Present Cake

A friend of my daughter’s wanted a black and pink cake and this Present Cake is what I made. I started by making the bow as this needed to be left for a few days to dry out. I colored ½ flower paste, ½ fondant icing in different colored pinks. This was then rolled out … Read more

Coolest Guitar Cake

Homemade Guitar Cake

This Guitar Cake was for a 17 year old who is in a band. I baked two 10 inch Madeira cakes. I cut the shape of the guitar out of the cakes using half the second cake for the handle of the guitar. Then I sliced the cake into three to fill with butter cream … Read more

Coolest Christmas Reindeer Cake

Homemade Christmas Reindeer Cake

I baked a rich fruit cake recipe below: 1 round 23 cm cake tin with loose bottom 500g mixed dried fruit 500g sultanas 250g currants 180ml brandy 125g glace cherries 275g plain flour 2tsp ground mixed spice 225gsoft brown sugar 225g soft butter Zest of 1 medium orange Zest of 1 unwaxed lemon 100g ground … Read more

Coolest Fish Birthday Cake Idea

Homemade Fish Birthday Cake Idea

I baked 2 x 8inch Victoria sandwiches, sandwiched together with jam and butter cream then butter creamed the two cakes side by side big enough to cut a template out of a fish, omitting the fins and tail. When template was cut out I started to shape the fish to give it a realistic shape, … Read more

Coolest Truck Cake

Homemade Truck Cake

It was my brother in law’s birthday and we decided to make him a birthday cake, he’s a lorry driver so this truck cake is what we decided to make. I started by making 3x square sandwich cakes and when they were cold I sandwiched two of them together with butter cream, then the other … Read more

Coolest Car Cake

Homemade Car Cake

I started by making the car on the Homemade Car Cake. My son’s wife e mailed me some pictures of their car so I could make it out of icing. I started with a small block of white icing and added some flower paste icing this helps the icing to harden. I kneaded this well … Read more

Coolest Spurs Football Cake

Homemade Spurs Football Cake

I started by baking a 10inch square sponge cake, this was then left to go completely cool. I then split in half lengthways and spread one half with jam and the other with butter cream and sandwiched them together. I placed a blob of butter cream onto the cake board to attach the cake to … Read more

Coolest Football Team Cake

Homemade Football Team Cake

I baked 2 x 8 inch sponge cakes, these were then left to cool. On one cake I spread jam and on the other I spread butter cream, these were then sandwiched together. I then placed it on a plate and covered in butter cream and then placed in the fridge to chill. While the … Read more

Coolest Manchester United Cake

Homemade  Manchester United Cake

I baked this Manchester United Cake for a friend of mine for her grandson, his favorite football team is Man Utd. I started by making the football badge. I printed the picture off the net as a template. I used ½ flower paste ½ fondant and cut out the shape of the badge. This was … Read more