Coolest Lion Cake

Lion Cake

I made this lion cake for my 2nd son’s 1st birthday. It was inspired by the Martha Stewart “monkey cake” that was featured on her television show a few years ago (I made that cake for my 1st son’s 1st). The head of the lion is baked in a metal mixing bowl (I used the … Read more

Coolest Treasure Chest Cake

Treasure Chest cake

I made this treasure chest cake for my son’s 3rd birthday party (pirate themed, of course). I had a lot of inspiration from this website. The key to this cake is making it look like it is half open. In order to do this, I had to figure out a way to make the lid … Read more

Adorable Homemade Elmo Head Cake and Cupcakes

Homemade Elmo Cake

Elmo’s head is made from 2 boxed cake recipes baked in a Kitchen Aid stand mixer bowl. I baked it for 1 and ½ hours at 350 and then checked it every 10 minutes using a bamboo skewer until done. Getting the frosting “Elmo red” took 1 and a half bottles of food coloring. Line … Read more