Coolest Bug Cake

Homemade Bug Cake

When my son turned 2 he asked for a bug cake. This is what I came up with. The cake was made out of two 9×13 cakes stacked and then carved into a mound. I then frosted it with a chocolate butter cream frosting and covered it with crushed Oreo cookies to make dirt. I … Read more

Coolest Steak And Potato Cake

Homemade Steak Dinner Cake

When my dad turned 60 we had a big surprise party for him. I was trying to think of something that he would appreciate and that would “fit” him. He’s a meat and potatoes kinda guy and so I decided to do a steak and potato cake. This was a huge cake. I used a … Read more

Coolest Lightning McQueen Cake

Homemade Lightning McQueen Cake

One night my wife and I were watching Ace of Cakes on the Food Network. I made a comment along the lines of “I could do that”. Well, she more or less told me to prove it and since we had one of our son’s having a birthday coming up, I asked him what kind … Read more

Coolest Tow Mater Cake

HomemadeTow Mater Cake

Well, three years in a row my son has requested a Cars cake. Mater was bound to make the list eventually. This was the year. I think I put more effort into this Tow Mater cake than any to date. It was the most challenging structurally I’ve done so far. The truck body was carved … Read more

Coolest Singer Sewing Machine Cake

Homemade Singer Sewing Machine Cake

My brother and I worked together on this cake for my grandmother’s 80th birthday. She had used an old singer sewing machine for close to 50 years before it finally wore out. We did our best to recreate her little sewing desk as best we remembered it. We wanted the cake to be entirely edible. … Read more

Cool Homemade Knitting Cake

Homemade Knitting Cake

I was asked to make a knitting cake for a lady who knits – a lot. So I decided to make her a basket of yarn. I stacked 8 inch cake rounds for the basket and carved them into the basket shape. The basket was then covered in marshmallow fondant which I cut into strips … Read more

Awesome Homemade Fire Engine Birthday Cake

Homemade Fire Engine Birthday Cake

This fire engine birthday cake was the second cake I made from the movie Cars. It was made for my son’s 3rd birthday. He wanted “Red” the fire engine. It was a chocolate cake covered in marshmallow fondant. I used almond bark for the ladder and side panels of the truck. The wheels were wooden … Read more