Coolest Gum Ball Machine Cake

Coolest Gum Ball Machine Cake

I made this Gum Ball Machine cake for my grandfather’s birthday one year.  I had seen something similar online and had been dying to try my own version and this was my first opportunity. The top is an 8 inch round. The bottom is an 8 inch square cut slightly angled at the sides. The red … Read more

Easy Homemade Blue Elephant Birthday Cake

Coolest Elephant Birthday Cake

My friend likes elephants and one of our favorite outings is to the zoo to see the Festival of Lights, so I made her this elephant birthday cake for her birthday.  The head is made from an 8 in. round cake pan.  The ears are made from an 8 in. round  cake pan also and … Read more

Sweet Homemade Carousel Birthday Cake for a 14th Birthday

Coolest Carousel Birthday Cake

My son requested a carousel birthday cake for his 14th birthday.  Usually the kids pick something that they are into at the time, but my oldest has begun challenging me just to see if I can do it.  I like to make the whole cake edible, no plastic parts or Styrofoam to hold it together.  … Read more

Coolest Fiesta Sombrero Cake

Homemade Fiesta Sombrero Cake

I made this Fiesta Sombrero Cake for my son’s 7th birthday after he requested a fiesta, because he was taking Spanish language classes at school. The bottom is a giant chocolate chip cookie. The dome part is a cake baked in a glass bowl. The wide red stripes are rolled fruit. I intended to buy … Read more

Coolest Shoes Cake

Homemade Wrestling Shoes Cake

My son is a state qualifying wrestler so I made Wrestling Shoes cake. I cut the shape out of a 9×13 pan. I used icing and icing gel to decorate them like his real wrestling shoes. The gray and black areas are made from white frosting that I colored. The green is colored tube frosting. … Read more

Cool Homemade Dragon Birthday Cake Design

Homemade Dragon Birthday Cake Design

This Dragon Birthday Cake Design was created from other ideas on the site. Cutting it into proper shape was the hardest part. It was made from a 9 in. round cut in half and the rest was just cut to shape from a small loaf pan and another 9 in round cake. I make my … Read more

Coolest Baseball Cap Cake

Homemade Baseball Cap Cake

I bought Cincinnati Reds tickets for my dad for Father’s Day, so I made him this Baseball Cap Cake too. The cake is baked in an oven-safe glass bowl. To make the bill, I used a cake-leveler to cut off a piece of the bottom (flat part) of the cake. This can be done with … Read more