Coolest Monkey Goes Bananas Birthday Cake

Homemade Monkey Goes Bananas Birthday Cake

My son wanted a monkey cake for his birthday so we went searching on the net for inspiration. We came across a picture of a cake with a monkey sitting on a pile of bananas…of course that is the one he loved. I am not a professional baker or anything so I was scared. But … Read more

Coolest Black, Purple and White Birthday Cake

Homemade Black, Purple and White Birthday Cake

This Black, Purple and White Birthday Cake was for my daughter’s 12th birthday. She LOVES Justin Bieber so the inspiration were the colors black, purple and white. The top tier cake was white cake mix from a box. But to keep with the purple theme I added the juice and some squashed bits of canned … Read more

Coolest Super Hero Birthday Cake

Homemade Super Hero Birthday Cake

I used boxed cake mix (DH-yellow cake with a touch of my own real vanilla) and store bought vanilla butter cream to “dirty ice” the cake layers. BTW–It tasted just like Twinkies! Then made MMF to cover each layer in primary color: the bottom layer is half blue and half yellow, the top is all … Read more

Coolest Zebra Pattern Baby Shower Cake

Homemade Zebra Pattern Baby Shower Cake

This was the third zebra pattern cake I’ve made. I like to use MMF because it is tintable into every color and easy to play with. I feel like it’s grown-up play-dough! This person wanted a cheetah and zebra print cake in pink and black for a baby shower. I tried and tried to get … Read more

Coolest Tank Cake

Homemade Tank Cake

This was a cake for my nephew who loves anything “Army”. I came up with the idea to make him a Tank cake. The inside is camouflage colors…pretty neat trick! The bottom tier is a chocolate box cake mix baked in a 9*13 pan. I trimmed the edged to make it a bit more narrow … Read more