Coolest Hello Kitty Cake

Coolest Hello Kitty Cake

For my daughter’s fourth birthday, she wanted a Hello Kitty party. That seemed like a good opportunity to try making a tiered cake! I used marshmallow fondant with tylose powder to form the Hello Kitty topper and the flat Kitty’s on the sides of the bottom tier. I used fondant without tylose for the polka dots and tiny flowers. The letters … Read more

Old Fashioned Rocket Cake

Old Fashioned Rocket Cake

For my twin boy’s 6th birthday, they wanted a space theme, so I decided on a rocket cake.  We had a big crowd coming, so I knew we could do something large and impressive.  The cake requires a little bit of carpentry to get started. The cake is elevated on an 8-inch wood circle from … Read more

Cool Elmo and Dorothy Cake for 3rd Birthday

Completed Elmo with Dorothy fishbowl

For the past several years, I’ve been throwing birthday parties for my twin boys that feature structured cakes.  But it never failed that when their younger sister’s birthday came around, all the family was unavailable and so she never had one.  This past birthday I was determined to make something special, even if no one but Daddy, … Read more

Coolest Snake Birthday Cake

Homemade Snake Birthday Cake

I made this snake birthday cake for a reptile themed birthday party for my twin 5-year old boys. I used two bundt cakes, which I halved and then arranged to create the snake shape. I trimmed the tail and used the extra triangle of cake to form the head. The snake was piped with the … Read more