Learner’s Permit Birthday Cake

Learner's Permit Birthday Cake

I made this learner’s permit birthday cake for my grandson who was all too quickly approaching the age of getting his driver’s learner’s permit. He wanted his birthday cake to reflect the milestone and to have something to do with cars. So I decided to make a cake that condensed plenty of country road in a spiral … Read more

Coolest Red and White Rose Wedding Cake

Coolest Red and White Rose Wedding Cake

This red and white rose wedding cake was my first effort at fondant and only my third attempt at a wedding cake. My girlfriend, the bride, was on a strict budget, and since I’m not very bright, I offered to make her cake as a gift. She was very grateful but still had strong opinions … Read more

Coolest Leopard Shark Birthday Cake

shark side view

My 11 year old grandson wanted to have a pool party for his birthday. Since he is a shark enthusiast, and I a self-taught baker, I offered to make him a shark cake. It seemed appropriate. That was until he let me know that his favorite shark was the Leopard shark. “Oh,” I said, “no … Read more

Coolest Homemade Army Green Tank Cake

Homemade Army Tank Cake

I made this army tank cake for my grandson’s 11th birthday. I am self-taught and read a lot about the various techniques on-line. I mix a common fondant recipe with a rolled butter cream recipe which gives a better tasting icing. The cake itself was made by mixing chocolate fudge cake mix with brownie mix. … Read more