Cool Homemade Uniqua Birthday Cake

Homemade Uniqua Birthday Cake

My daughter loves The Backyardigans, with Uniqua being her favourite, so I decided to make her a Uniqua cake for her birthday. Thank goodness, I thought, because she has a round head! I used a box cake for the bottom, and another one baked in a round pan for the top layer. Her smile, her … Read more

Coolest Cars 4th Birthday Cake

Homemade Cars 4th Birthday Cake

My daughter is in love with Cars, the movie, and all its characters. I wanted a Cars birthday cake for her, without having to make a car. So, I decided on a race track in the shape of the number 4, since she was turning 4 years old. I covered a cake tray with a … Read more

Coolest Homemade Ariel Birthday Cake

Homemade Ariel Birthday Cake

My daughter loves The Little Mermaid, and told me for 6 months prior to her birthday that she was going to get an Homemade Ariel Birthday Cake! No pressure! It actually turned out to be one of the easiest character cakes I’ve made so far. I made a single layer of cake in a lasanga … Read more

Coolest Minnie Mouse Birthday Cake

Homemade Minnie Mouse Birthday Cake

My daughter loves Minnie, and she is so hard to find ! I wanted a cake similar to the great ones I’ve seen on this site, but with a few differences. This was my first attempt with fondant, and I used Marshmallow fondant – it turned out yummy ! The cakes are double layer chocolate … Read more

Coolest Jessie Cupcake Cake

Homemade Jessie Cupcake Cake

My daughter is really into Toy Story, and Jessie, in particular right now – so for her 5th birthday, we wanted something easy and unique for our guests. So, we came up with cupcakes – no cutlery required! I bought an inexpensive red hat at a party store, and cut off the brim. Then, I … Read more

Coolest Wall-E Birthday Cake

Homemade Wall-E Birthday Cake

My kids thought that the movie Wall-E was too scary for them, but figured that their Dad would like it because it’s a “boy’s movie.” So, it has become a joke in our house that whenever someone’s birthday comes up, we discuss what kind of cake to make. My kids are adamant that Daddy wants … Read more

Coolest Big Bird And Elmo Birthday Cake

Big Bird And Elmo Birthday Cake

My youngest daughter is in love with Big Bird and Elmo. For her first birthday, I used some of the info on this site to construct this Big Bird and Elmo cake. I used a box cake for the bottom rectangle, then rented the Wilton Sport’s Ball pan to bake a round cake, using the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Billiards Birthday Cake

Billiards Cake

This Billiards cake was made for my hubby’s fortieth birthday. I made individual cupcakes in liners, and attached them with a dab of glue onto a cake board covered in green felt to simulate a pool table. I used a star tip to ice the cupcakes with all the ball colours, including the white ball … Read more