Coolest Mod Monkey Cake

Homemade Mod Monkey Cake

I made this Mod Monkey cake for my son’s 1st birthday. It consists of a 3-layer 8 inch cake and a 3-layer 6 inch cake. His party was at lunchtime on a Saturday, so I baked the cakes (chocolate) on Thursday afternoon, leveled them, put the layers together with buttercream and then crumb-coated them. I … Read more

Coolest Batman Birthday Cake

Homemade Batman Birthday Cake

My son wanted a Batman birthday cake for his 5th birthday. I decided to make a Gotham City skyscraper and then put a Batman toy on top of the cake. First I baked a half sheet cake, a 9″ square cake and an 8″ square cake. I cut the half sheet cake into equal quarters … Read more

Coolest Shark Birthday Cake Idea

Homemade Shark Birthday Cake Idea

For my son’s 7th birthday, he asked me to make his cake “a guy swimming in the ocean about to be eaten by a shark”. I began by making a 3-layer 8″ chocolate cake. I put a wooden dowel down the center of it to stabilize it and crumb-coated the cake. I had made some … Read more