Monster Truck Cake

Monster Truck Cake

I made this monster truck cake for a friend’s little boy who was turning 4.  He loves monster trucks!  The cake was half chocolate half white with chocolate butter cream icing. As always I used an enhanced cake mix recipe. This was a 1/2 sheet cake.  I used RKT to form the hills and chocolate pudding for … Read more

Coolest Flag of Brazil Cake

Coolest Flag of Brazil Cake

This flag of Brazil cake was made for a special missionary service at my church. The missionary was from Brazil so they asked me if I could do a flag of Brazil.  It is a half sheet cake which is half chocolate half yellow cake with green butter cream icing. I used my Cricut cake to cut … Read more

Coolest Flying into 1st Grade Airplane Cake

Coolest Flying into 1st Grade Airplane Cake

I made this airplane cake for my son for his kindergarten graduation. I wanted to do something special for him and practice some of my techniques in the process.  Graduating from kindergarten is a big deal and so is he so I looked for a long time before I decided on the airplane. This was … Read more

Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Cake

Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Cake

I made this chocolate-covered strawberry cake for a bake sale at church. I love making these kind of cakes because they are so easy and make such a big impact. The twill cookies cover up all the imperfections. I took a 9×13 cake and cut it in half and took the two pieces and layered them. … Read more

Coolest Open Book Cake

Coolest Open Book Cake

I made this open book cake for a friend that had a friend that was retiring.  She was a librarian so they thought an open book was appropriate. I used a 1/2 sheet pan and made it half chocolate half white. A few days before I decorated the cake I rolled out piece of white … Read more

Coolest Hummingbird Birthday Cake

Coolest Hummingbird Birthday Cake

I made this Hummingbird Birthday cake for a friend’s dad who was turning 80. He enjoys spending his time bird watching and his favorite is hummingbirds. So the request was for flowers and hummingbirds. I kind of freaked out at first about the hummingbirds but I did my research and decided to do a frozen butter cream transfer … Read more

Coolest Baby Giraffe Cupcake Cake

Coolest Baby Giraffe Cupcake Cake

I made this baby giraffe cupcake cake for a friend’s baby shower. She is having a girl so I made the giraffe yellow with pink spots. This idea was taken from an idea that I got from another website. I am not sure of the exact person or I would site their name. The cupcakes … Read more

Easy Bridal Shower Cake

Bridal Shower Cake

I made this cake for my cousin’s daughter’s bridal shower. This is a full sheet cake.  It is white cake with buttercream icing.  Because of time (over-extending myself and having a challenging week) and getting sick the week this had to be made I actually bought the cake from a local bakery with only the … Read more

Coolest Yoshi Cake

Homemade Yoshi Cake

I made this Yoshi Cake for my son’s 6th birthday. He is addicted to video games and loves to play Mario Kart, so my husband and I thought that would be a perfect theme for his party. There are a plethora of ideas on the internet with ideas for that theme. For this cake I … Read more

Coolest Homemade 3D Football in Grass Cake

Homemade Football Cake

I made this football cake for my husband’s birthday. It is a football that has been “spiked” into the grass. All of the ingredients were store bought. It is completely sugar free except for the fondant. I used a wonder mold pan and one 8 inch round pan. It took two cakes mixes to make … Read more

Simple Black Darth Vader Cake

Homemade Darth Vader Cake

I made this Darth Vader cake for my son’s 4th birthday. He is a huge Star Wars fan. I searched the web for a picture of Darth Vader that I blew up to the size I wanted and then printed it out. I then used it as an outline for the cake. I wanted the … Read more

Coolest Mother’s Day Teacup Cake

Homemade Mother's Day Teacup Cake

I made this teacup/saucer cake for my wonderful Mom on Mother’s Day. She always has a cup of tea or cappuccino, so I thought a teacup would make the perfect cake for her. I used ½ of the Wilton ball cake mold and a 6 in round cake pan to make the teacup. The cake … Read more

Cool Homemade Valentine’s Day Cake

Homemade Valentine's Day Cake

I made this Valentine’s Day cake for my husband for Valentine’s Day. It is a cake shaped like an open box of Valentine’s candy. All of the ingredients were store bought. The cake mix and icing were sugar free (or no sugar added) as my husband is a diabetic. The fondant and rice krispy treats … Read more

Coolest First Communion Cake

Homemade First Communion Cake

This first Communion cake was for a friend’s son. I had never made a First Communion cake before or a cross cake for that matter. This was also the first time I made a ½ and ½ cake. It was ½ yellow cake and ½ chocolate. I used an 11×15 pan and cut the shape … Read more

Coolest St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun Hat Cake

Homemade St. Patrick's Day Leprechaun Hat Cake

This St.Patrick’s Day Leprechaun Hat cake was made for my family on St. Patrick’s Day. I used a white cake mix with a Green Apple Jolly Rancher carbonated beverage instead of water or oil. I also put in a bit of green food coloring and marbled it so that it would be green when cut … Read more

Easy DIY Laptop Cake

Homemade Laptop Cake

I made this Laptop Cake for a friend’s daughter’s birthday. She wanted a laptop cake. The bottom portion is a “funfetti” cake mix. The bottom of the laptop is made of cereal treats and the “screen” of the laptop is made of foam core. The laptop is covered in fondant with fondant accents. I used … Read more

Coolest Homemade Butterfly Cake

Homemade Butterfly Cake

I made this homemade Butterfly cake for my birthday. I love the color yellow and butterflies, so I decided to incorporate both of them into my cake. It is a two layer 6 in cake. I doctored up a white cake mix with lemon pudding and a few extra ingredients (I found this enhanced cake … Read more