Cool Rose Petal Bridal Shower Cake

Cool Rose Petal Bridal Shower Cake

Made this Rose Petal cake for a bridal shower, I used 3 8” layer to reach my desired height. When leveled I believe the bottom tier measured a bit over 5 1/2“s. The top layer was a full 3” high 6” cake. Covered all cakes using butter-cream. The petals were made with a round cutter … Read more

Coolest Princess Castle Cake

Coolest Princess Castle Cake

The towers of the princess castle cake are made from emply paper towel cardboard, covered in fondant. The top is made using an ice cream cone covered in fondant and using an impression mat for the cobblestone look. They were glued together using melted candy melts. I made the cake using 2 11 x 13 … Read more

Coolest Carolina Panther Football Cap Birthday Cake

Coolest Carolina Panther Football Cap Birthday Cake

The Carolina Panther football cap birthday cake is made from a Wilton wonder mold pan. The bill is gum paste molded from a real baseball cap, and left to dry over the real cap with a layer of plastic wrap in between for several days.  I used wax paper and cut a mold of the bill using … Read more

Cool Homemade Lalaloopsy Birthday Cake

Coolest Lalaloopsy Birthday Cake

This cake is made from two 8” cakes ( too much chocolate cake recipe found on all recipe .com, ohh so good); the top layer was a 4” white almond sour cream cake.  Unfortunately I tried a new buttercream recipe and as you can see it did not crust well at all.  The dolls were … Read more

Coolest Homemade Armadillo Birthday Cake

Coolest Armadillo Birthday Cake

This Armadillo Birthday Cake is my first fondant covered cake. I took white fondant and threw in a tiny bit of black fondant for the color. I then used silver petal dust to cover to get the shine. The feet, tail, and head were made with rice krispie treats, the eyes black fondant, nose petal … Read more

Coolest Ombre Birthday Cake

Coolest Ombre Birthday Cake

This method of icing is called the petal effect. It is done by using a #12 tip; make a large dot, take your angled spatula, pressing in and pulling sideways. There are many tutorials out on the web for this method. It really is not hard, just a bit time consuming but fun. Just practice … Read more

Coolest Couple’s Beach-Themed Shower Cake

This shower cake is a 10 inch white almond sour cream cake, topped with a 6 inch of the same.  Butter cream icing with a fondant boarder. The chairs, fence, cooler, and bag of ice are not edible. I bought all of them through a miniature garden shop online. The flip flops and sea shells are made from a mold … Read more

Coolest Monster Truck Rally Birthday Cake

Coolest Monster Truck Rally Birthday Cake

This Monster Truck Rally birthday Cake is a white almond sour cream cake recipe doubled. I used an 11 x 13 pan for the base and 2 loaf pans for the walls. Covered all in butter cream tinted light brown and saved some to make the green grass. The signs were made from using the edible printer and … Read more

Coolest Birthday Bouquet of Flowers

The vase is a 6″ white almond sour cream cake. I cut a half moon in the top and squared off the bottom.  I used a #12 tip to make the lip of the vase and a #3 for the dots. I had a total of 18 cupcakes in all.  Using the 1M tip I made … Read more

Dora’s Coolest Big Adventure Birthday Cake

Dora's Coolest Big Adventure Birthday Cake

The Map tells Dora and Boots to follow the path, thru the forest (Swiper hiding), over the bridge (past the grumpy ole troll), and finally arrive at Ansley’s birthday party. This is a large cake – 1/2 a sheet cake.  WASC cake with butter cream icing.  The tree’s were pretzel rods and used a # … Read more

Coolest 80th Birthday Football Stadium Cake

Coolest 80th Birthday Football Stadium Cake

This  Football Stadium cake is made from the 2 9 x 13 white almond sour cream recipes.  The field is one cake.  The stands are the other cake cut into 3 long pieces.  One is then cut at and angle and each of the sections are laid on top to form an angle for the stands.  The … Read more

Coolest Hot Dog and Fries Cake

Coolest Hot Dog and Fries Cake

I made this Hot dog and fries cake by baking two loaf pans 9 x5 using the white almond sour cream cake recipe. Out of the first I cut into it beginning making a V and continuing carving and shaping from there to make the bun. I had to carve and curve the sides. The hot dog took a … Read more

Coolest Monster Truck Birthday Cake

Coolest Monster Truck Birthday Cake

We began by covering the plywood board with checkered contact paper.  The cakes were white almond sour cream, a 1/2 sheet cake and a 9 x 5 loaf for the walls and ramps.  The tires were made from chocolate doughnuts.  I bought beat up old cars at the flea market and dented them some more for the derby cars.  … Read more

Coolest Tarheel Snowflake Birthday Cake

Coolest Tarheel Snowflake Birthday Cake

This Tarheel Snowflake birthday cake is three 8 inch cake layers of white almond sour cream cake recipe.  Snow flakes were made from cutters I bought on line, using marshmallow fondant and Wilton sugar crystal attached by using glue made from gum paste and water. The symbols and birthday message were printed from my edible printer on sugar sheets.  Using … Read more

Coolest Carolina Panther Baseball Cap Cake

Coolest Carolina Panther Baseball Cap Cake

My first attempt at a baseball cap cake. I have not perfected the art of fondant so the cake is covered in butter cream. The ball is made from mm fondant and gum paste. Next time will make with all gum paste so it will be stiffer (had to hold up with toothpick, truth be … Read more

Fun Homemade Hamburger Birthday Cake

Homemade Hamburger Birthday Cake

I made this hamburger birthday cake for my husband’s grandson who turned 14. The boys all went crazy over it. I used an 8″ round bowl for the top bun, 8″ round cake for the bottom bun. The hamburger was a chocolate 9″ covered in butter cream and then ground up choco chips. I found … Read more

Coolest Strawberry Shortcake Doll Cake

Homemade Strawberry Shortcake Doll Cake

I used the Wilton wonder mold for the Strawberry Shortcake Doll Cake dress. The strawberries were made from mm fondant along with the flowers on her dress. The other flowers were made from fondant and gum paste. You cannot see well but there were butterflies, frog, and a lady bug made from chocolate. The grass … Read more

Coolest Tinkerbell Birthday Cake

Homemade Tinkerbell Birthday Cake

All the 3 year old’s (and big) girls loved the Tinkerbell Birthday Cake. It was a true joy to see their faces light up when they saw the cake. I have only been making cakes for 4 months and I want to thank all who share their ideas. The dress is a 6″ bowl and … Read more

Coolest UNC Basketball Birthday Cake

Homemade UNC Basketball Birthday Cake

This UNC basketball birthday cake is an 11 x 15 white almond sour cream sheet cake. The frosting is almond butter cream. The images were made on sugar sheets using edible ink, my first time using my new computer. The basketball was a ½ round ball cake. I used a tip 5 for the lines … Read more