Cool Homemade Minion Birthday Cake

Coolest Minion Birthday Cake

My 10 year old nephew loves Despicable Me and the Minions. His request for cake was a Minion!  I used 4 – 8 inch round cakes, stacked, and one domed cake (made in Pyrex bowl) to make the Minion.  I stacked them together and filled in the colors using an image from the movie. The hair, arms, … Read more

From Bear to Baby Elephant Cake

From Bear to Baby Elephant Cake

Materials needed – Wilton’s Stand-up Teddy Bear pan, ear template from Wilton’s site, fondant, large marshmallows, toothpicks and butter cream. Bake cake according to Wilton’s directions, allow to cool overnight. In the beginning Once you have your cake cooled, trim off the teddy bears ears. Trace Wilton’s ear template onto cardboard, cut out and wrap in foil. Attach … Read more

Cute Homemade Beehive Cake

Homemade Beehive Cake

I made this Beehive cake for my friend’s “Ba-Bee” Shower. The bottom is a 15 inch hexagon and the hive (from the bottom up) is a 10 inch round, 9 inch round, 8 inch round and the dome is made from a Pyrex baking dish. I didn’t carve the cakes to make the hive. Using … Read more

Coolest Cupcake Bouquet Cake Idea

Homemade Cupcake Bouquet Cake Idea

I saw this Homemade Cupcake Bouquet Cake idea online one day and had to try it. I scaled it down a bit. This bouquet requires mini cupcakes, toothpicks, foam ball, vase and some silk flowers, or sugar flowers if you prefer to fill in the spaces. Bake and cool 48 mini cupcakes (you will have … Read more

Coolest S’mores Cake

Homemade  S'mores Cake

This homemade S’mores cake was for my nephew’s birthday. He had his friends gather for a “camping” party. The cakes are two, 8 inch square chocolate cakes. The filling is marshmallow creme and vanilla frosting, equal parts mixed together. For this cake I used 3/4 C of each one. The chocolate was 1 C melted … Read more

Coolest Lightning McQueen Cake

Homemade Lightning McQueen Cake

I made this homemade Lightning McQueen cake for my cousin’s son’s 3rd birthday. I used Wilton’s Lightning McQueen pan, as well as a half sheet cake. I had some trouble seeing the lines on the car cake so some is free hand is some is following the imprints on the cake. If you can follow … Read more

Coolest Krabby Patty Cupcakes

Krabby Patty Cupcakes

This idea of Krabby Patty Cupcakes was from the Wilton website. Not that hard to make, but it took a lot more time and frosting than I thought! You need 24 regular sized cupcakes and 24 mini cupcakes. Bake and cool. I cut the “domes” off the cupcakes so I could balance them a little … Read more

Coolest Spongebob Birthday Cake

Homemade Spongebob Birthday Cake

This Spongebob Birthday Cake was fun to make. My daughter is into SpongeBob so when I asked her what we should make Grandpa for his birthday, she informed me a SpongeBob cake! So, my 66 year old dad got to celebrate in style! I baked a 10 inch square yellow cake, single layer. I frosted … Read more