Coolest Christmas Snow Globe Cake!

christmas snowglobe

This Christmas snow globe cake was made for a family dinner. It was a 3-layer 8 inch vanilla cake with white chocolate ganache filling. I iced the cake in buttercream, covered it in red fondant, amd embellished it in white fondant snowflakes. The snow globe was created with a glass bowl from the Dollar Store. … Read more

Coolest Cradle Board Baby Shower Cake

Coolest Cradle Board Baby Shower Cake

This cradle board cake is a 4-layer oblong chocolate cake, strawberry jam filling, iced in butter cream on sides, fondant baby blanket and leather work, fondant with wood imprint mat for foot board and head protector.  Baby doll and dream catcher are the only non-edibles on the cake. Board is a cedar plank sold for … Read more

Coolest Candy Filled Pinata Cake

Coolest Candy Filled Pinata Cake

For my granddaughter’s 11th birthday…this candy filled Pinata cake is 4 round layers, colored in a variety of rainbow colors in a swirl pattern.  A combination of several ideas found on the inter webs. I prepared  a chocolate “bridge” with melted white chocolate, prepared several days in advance and frozen. I used a plastic oblong bin about … Read more

Cute Homemade Easter Basket Cake

Coolest Easter Basket Cake

I made this Easter Basket cake from two 8″ rounds, trimmed a bit to make a basket shape.  Basket weave on sides with white/teal and just a simple S-curve edging at the top of the basket. I used an old basket handle and iced that, grass-tip for grass on top and sprinkled with flower sprinkles, chocolate … Read more

Cool Rapunzel Birthday Cake

Cool Rapunzel Birthday Cake

The base cake is a round cake, the tower is rice krispie covered in buttercream and fondant stones, and the tower is 2  large cupcakes, with a wafer cone tower iced in buttercream.  Rapunzel sits in her tower. Challenging to keep it upright I needed a stronger dowel but it worked! All decorated with random … Read more

Coolest Tinkerbell Cake for 8-Year Old Trinity

Coolest Tinkerbell Cake for 8-Year Old Trinity

This Tinkerbell cake is a medium oval plus a small oval chocolate cake, split with strawberry jam on top, and the “tree” is half of a chocolate cake roll (cheated-store bought!).  Iced with butter cream and royal, I’m not crazy about fondant. The path to the fairy door is candy rocks and fondany pebbles, grass etc. butter cream. I found … Read more

Coolest Baby Ella Carriage Cake

Coolest Baby Ella Carriage Cake

This Baby Ella Carriage cake is 2 layers of medium oval pan, strawberry jam and chocolate in the middles. I froze the cakes then spit and trimmed them to make the bottom slightly narrower.  Basket weave around the cake, and I used a plastic Easter basket cut down and covered with basket weave for the hood.  Blankie and … Read more

Hamburger Lover Birthday Cake for a 9-Year-Old Boy

Hamburger Lover Birthday Cake for a 9-Year-Old Boy

Top and bottom bun layers are golden yellow cake iced with peanut-butter cream icing; the top bun layer was baked in an 8″ salad bowl so it would be rounded. The burger layer is red velvet cake iced on the edges in dark chocolate and rolled in Oreo cookie crumbs.  Filling between all layers is strawberry jam, this keeps … Read more

Coolest Jewelry Box Birthday Cake

Homemade Jewelry Box Birthday Cake

I made this cake for my granddaughter’s 10th birthday party. The cake is 2 chocolate 9×13″ cakes, leveled and stacked with strawberry jam in the middle (her favorite), basic royal icing colored pink to match the real jewelry box gift we gave her. I cut off a piece at the front to make the drawer. … Read more

Coolest Volcano Birthday Cake

Homemade Volcano Birthday Cake

This volcano birthday cake was for my grandson’s 8th birthday. I made a 9X13 for the base and the volcano was baked in a small ovenproof bowl. I iced the cake in a basic butter cream chocolate and then placed the bowl cake inverted on top, carved out a bit to make the hole in … Read more

Coolest Toothless Dragon Cake

HomemadeToothless Dragon Cake

This toothless dragon cake is for my grandson’s 5th birthday, we went to see the live “How to Train your Dragon” show a few weeks ago. It is basically made from a 2 layer round 9″ cakes, one layer cut in half and put together with jam for the body, and the tail and head … Read more