Original New Orleans 30th Birthday Cake

Original New Orleans 30th Birthday Cake

My friend was turning 30 and was from New Orleans. I decided to make her this cake. I had a mask and put plastic wrap around it and then formed gum paste over it until it dried. With the plastic wrap, the gum paste didn’t stick to the mask.  The necklaces are also made from gum paste. I painted the … Read more

Coolest I Love Lucy Cake

Coolest I Love Lucy Cake

A friend of mine loved I Love Lucy and collects everything Lucy that she can. So naturally I wanted to make her this cake. I found a pic of Lucy through Google. It looked easy enough and it was. The hard part was trying to make the shape of the face just right with fondant. … Read more

Cool Homemade Spring Flower Cake

Coolest Spring Flower Cake

This cake was made for someone who loved flowers and spring.  The flowers are made from gumpaste using a cookie cutter.  The bees are also gumpaste.  I shaped the bees and before the gumpaste dried, I put a wire through it.  After they dried, I painted them to look like a bee.  It was a fun cake to make.  I … Read more

Cool Harley Davidson Birthday Cake

Cool Harley Davidson Birthday Cake

The person I made this cake for owned a Harley.  The motorcycle was a toy.  I shaped fondant to look like the Harley symbol and wrote Happy Birthday Gene.  Gene was also turning 50, so I made the speed limit sign reflect that.  I put fondant flames along the bottom and used food glitter to give … Read more

Family Reunion Bible Cake

Family Reunion Bible Cake

This was for a weekend family reunion that ended on a sunday with a church service.  I made a bible shaped cake out of rectangle shaped pans, froze the cake and carve it into a book shape.  The flowers are gumpaste, the cross and everything else is fondant.  I colored the pages gold with gold … Read more

Cool Homemade Hummingbird Cake

Coolest Hummingbird Cake

My friends favorite cake recipe was called a hummingbird cake.  I never heard of it but found a receipe and made it for her.  I kept it simple and didn’t put fondant on it.  Instead I made flowers and a hummingbird out of gumpaste to sit on the top of the cake.  I shaped the … Read more

Cross with Roses Cake

Cross with Roses Cake

This was made for a church function.  I made square cakes, froze them, stacked and iced them and carved them into a cross.  The pink roses are made from gumpaste.  The silver ‘ribbon’ is made from fondant and painted silver with edible food paint. I made marshmallow fondant and bought a silicone patterned mat and placed … Read more

Coolest Seashell Cake

I made this cake for a lady at work that loved the beach.  I baked 4 round cakes, stacked and iced them.  I baked a small square cake and when it cooled I cut it into strips to place on top of the shell to look like the ridges a shell naturally has. I always … Read more

Karate-Themed Baby Shower Cake

Karate-Themed Baby Shower Cake

A girl at my job was having a baby shower and this karate themed baby shower cake was fun to make! I tried to make the head out of actual cake at first but it didn’t turn out well at all!  So I just balled up a lot of fondant and presto a nicely shaped head. … Read more

Corset Cake for Bachelor Party

This cake was made for a Bachelor party.  He was a reserved gentleman and didn’t want to much of a hype about it.  The guys that were planning it wanted a cake but they wanted it a little naughty but at the same time nothing that made the groom-to-be feel uncomfortable.  So I came up … Read more

Disney Tiana and Friends Birthday Cake

Disney Tiana and Friends Princess Cake

I made this for my 2 little girls 2nd and 4th birthday.  I bought the Tiana barbie doll and baked 5, 4 inch round cakes, froze them (they carve much easier this way), stacked them, gently shoved the doll in the middle and placed the fondant as the dress.  The base is made of round cakes also … Read more

Cool Sweet 16 Cake

Cool Sweet 16 Cake

I made this  Sweet 16 Birthday cake for a girl that was turning 16. Her initials are SDM and she is her dad’s little princess.  So I made the crown and initials from gum paste and painted silver. I made gum paste flowers with plastic diamonds in the middle.  I then got silver ribbon and wrapped it around the base … Read more

Camera Cake for a Photographer

Camera Cake for a Photographer

My sister is a photographer and a new mother. So for her birthday I made a camera cake to look just like her camera. I printed and laminated a picture of her and her daughter and put it as the ‘screen’.  She cried when she saw it.  It was hard to cut into it!   … Read more

Coolest Bag of Potato Chips Cake

Homemade Bag of Potato Chips Cake

This Bag of Potato Chips Cake was made for my boss who LOVES chips. It is french vanilla cake and covered in marshmallow fondant. The “chips” are also mmf cut into circles and shaped to look like chips. To get the right color of the chips, I dyed the mmf with a tiny bit of … Read more