Coolest Rag Doll Cake

Homemade Rag Doll Cake

I was asked to do a cake to do with a rag doll. Did not want to make a doll shape cake as they only wanted a small cake and gave it some thought. Eventually I had the idea of making a doll out of Rice Krispies and marshmallows, like the Rice Krispie treats. I … Read more

Pretty Homemade Barbie Cake with Fondant Frills

Barbie Cake

I made a chocolate fudge cake in a 15cm tin and also one in a Pyrex pudding basin for this Barbie Cake. I then layered the cakes with chocolate gnashe filling mixed with vanilla buttercream, all homemade. I took the legs of a doll (which were wrapped with her clothes and given separately) and inserted … Read more

Pretty Homemade Princess Barbie Cake

Homemade Princess Barbie Cake

I made 2x20cm sponge cakes in a pudding bowl cake for this Princess Barbie cake. I layered the cakes with homemade chocolate fudge icing and then covered them in vanilla buttercream. I then removed Barbie’s legs and wrapped what was left in cling film and then inserted a skewer into her and stuck this into … Read more

Coolest Gormiti Fire Mountain Cake

HomemadeGormiti Fire Mountain Volcano cake

A friend’s son is into Gormitis so I looked them up on the internet and decided to do Fire Mountain, the Lords of Lava’s fortress. I made 4x20cm chocolate sponges and 2x15cm ones. I also made 6 large chocolate muffins. I sandwiched the sponges with real chocolate gnashe and layered them all together into a … Read more

Coolest Didelina Cake

Didelina Cake

This Didelina cake is chocolate fudge cake made with real chocolate, 70% cocoa solids. It is baked in 2 round, 20cm sponge tins. They are cut and layered with chocolate gnashe thickened with a bit of thick vanilla buttercream, to sweeten it for childrens’ taste. There are 4 layers of cake and 3 of chocolate … Read more

Coolest Ben 10

Ben 10 Cake

For the Ben 10 cake I made a round, 20cm chocolate fudge cake with real 70% cocoa solids chocolate and layered it with chocolate fudge. The chocolate fudge is made by melting chocolate with cream, cooling it and then adding some homemade vanilla buttercream to it to sweeten and thicken it. There are 4 cake … Read more

Coolest Apple Mac Cake

Apple Mac Cake

A riend requested a cake for her son who is really into his computer which is an Apple Mac. She did not want to spend a lot of money so I came up with the idea of using the Apple Mac logo for a cake. The Apple Mac cake is a vanilla cake with a … Read more

Coolest Freezer Cake

Homemade Freezer cake

Well, I trawled the internet when asked for a cake in the shape of a freezer for a couple who were starting a new venture opening a freezer food centre, and could not find one anywhere. So, I thought I would just have to design one myself. I made a chocolate sponge in an 8 … Read more

Coolest Over The Hill Cake

Over the Hill Cake

This is second Over the Hill cake I have submitted and this is based on the idea I had for the other. The base cake is a 30cm chocolate cake with chocolate gnashe filling. For the top I used a pudding bowl which holds a liter. This is also layered and filled with chocolate gnashe … Read more

Coolest Over The Hill Cake

Over the hill cake

This Over the Hill cake is a chocolate cake with a chocolate gnashe filling. Iced with ‘plastic’ chocolate icing. This is made by just combining melted 70% chocolate with liquid glucose. I made a 25cm base cake and another cake in a pudding bowl for the top of the hill. I made the figure out … Read more

Coolest Dartboard Cake

Dartboard Cake

Well, thought this dartboard cake would be an easy one and how wrong I was! Made the cake which is chocolate layered into 3 with chocolate ganashe filling. Then I covered it with fondant icing. I then started to think about putting the dartboard on it. I eventually copied a picture of a dartboard from … Read more

Cool Homemade Gymnastics Cake

Gymnastics Cake

This Gymnastics cake is a homemade chocolate fudge cake with four layers of cake and three layers of chocolate fudge filling. Chocolate filling is chocolate gnashe with vanilla buttercream added. I only use 70% cocoa solids chocolate which is sometimes too strong for children so I add the buttercream to suit their palate. I coated … Read more