Coolest Life-Size Bass Guitar Cake

Coolest Life-Size Bass Guitar Cake

This life-size Bass Guitar cake was the most challenging cake I had made to date.  The sister of the recipient requested that it be life-size and correct to the minutest of details.  At the time of the order, the ‘birthday boy’ was in the States (as this is where he lives) and he was coming to … Read more

Coolest Rubber Ducks And Bath Cake

Homemade Rubber Ducks And Bath Cake

I made this rubber duck and bath cake for my son’s first birthday – he absolutely loves rubber ducks! This cake looks fab in the end but is a lot of work and is time consuming. The yellow ducks are made from fondant icing which I coloured and left to dry for 2 weeks ( … Read more

Coolest Pink Spider Cake

Homemade Pink Spider Cake

My daughter, aged 3, was really into spiders and wanted a pink spider cake as a birthday cake. The cake was made from 2 separate round 7″ cakes, normal vanilla sponge mix – using approx 10oz flour, sugar, butter and 4 eggs in each tin. Bake for approx 30-45 mins at 190 degrees centigrade. Turn … Read more

Coolest Swimming Pool Cake

Homemade Swimming Pool Cake

I made this swimming pool cake for our twin nieces who are competitive club swimmers and represent their area in the country. Its made of 3 8″ square cakes, two side by side with the third cut in half and butted alongside the two others. The cake should then measure approx 16″ x 12″. I … Read more

Coolest Valentines Cake

Homemade Vaelntines Cake

I decided to make all the Mum’s at my children’s playgroup a Valentines cake just as a treat. I used a heart shaped cake tin and baked a vanilla sponge cake tinted pink. Turn out to cool. When cool slice in half and apply filling. I did chocolate flavoured buttercream using drinking chocolate powder with … Read more

Coolest Pink Car Cake

Homemade Pink Car Cake

This Pink Car Cake was made up of three sheet sponge cakes (11″x15″). The sheet cakes were all stacked on top of one another and then the edges trimmed off (and the parts that had risen) to make the cakes completely level. The car seat area was then cut out about two-thirds of the way … Read more

Cool Homemade Fishing Scene Cake

Homemade Fishing Cake

I baked a chocolate sponge cake (9″ round) and filled with chocolate buttercream to make this fishing cake. I made the cake level using fondant icing, layered with apricot jam and then covered with marbleized icing coloured green and white. I then cut an indentation in the top for the pond. The mud edges were … Read more