Cool Choo Choo Train Cake

Cool Choo Choo Train Cake

I made this choo choo train cake for my son’s 3rd birthday, as that’s the age that boys are train crazy! I baked x2 cakes in loaf tin pans using a butter cake recipe and I bought a long Swiss roll. Trim the loaf cakes so that they have flat surfaces and position one vertically and … Read more

Coolest Skittle Cake and Bowling Ball Cupcakes

Coolest Skittle Cake and Bowling Ball Cupcakes

I made this skittle cake and bowling ball cupcakes for my 7 year old’s bowling party, they were a real hit! For the skittle cake I baked a butter cake recipe in a large rectangle baking tray. I found a skittle template on the web and enlarged it to cut out the skittle shape. I brushed … Read more

Coolest Cheeky Monkey Cake

Coolest Cheeky Monkey Cake

I made this cheeky monkey cake and cupcakes for my son’s 2nd birthday, they were a hit! The main monkey cake was a banana cake batter baked in a Pyrex mixing bowl lined with baking paper, to make a head shape. I also made a dozen cupcakes to use for the monkey ears and smaller monkeys. This … Read more

Awesome Devil Cake with Alien Cupcakes

Awesome Devil Cake with Alien Cupcakes

I made this red devil cake in a number 6 shape with alien cupcakes for my 6 year old’s birthday. Got the idea of the number 6 devil from the Australian Women’s Weekly cake book. 1. To make the number 6 cake, I used my favorite butter cake recipe to bake x2 cakes – x1 ring pan and x1 loaf tin cakes. I shaped … Read more

Easy Pirate Ship Cake

Easy Pirate Ship Cake

Found an easy pirate ship cake to make for my son’s 4th birthday, it was a hit with the kiddies and my son was so excited with it. Looks like more effort than required, decorating it took about 2 hours. 1. Bake double quantities of chocolate butter cake and equally split between 2 20cm round … Read more

Simple Homemade Fire Engine Cake

Homemade Fire Engine Cake

I made this fire engine cake for my son’s 3rd birthday with the help of my sisters for decorating and it was a real hit! I used a basic chocolate butter cake recipe to bake 2 loaf tin cakes. I then followed the family fun video (http://jas.familyfun.go.com/recipefinder/display?id=50131)to cut out the shape of the cake and … Read more