Mermaids and Pirates: Under the Sea Treasure Chest Cake

For my daughter’s 6th birthday party, she wanted to have a mermaids party. The only problem was that she wanted to invite some boys in her class as well. So I adapted the theme to Mermaids and Pirates: Under the Sea. For the cake, I decided what better than to have a treasure chest cake … Read more

Cool Homemade 3D Carousel Cake With Fondant Decorations

Coolest Carousel Cake

I cheated and used a box cake for this carousel cake for a carnival birthday party. For one layer I made an 8 inch round cake. For the second layer, I used a glass bowl. Using dowels and an empty container (once used for toddler snacks) I inverted the bowl layer onto a round piece … Read more

Coolest Snowmobile Cake

Coolest Snowmobile Cake

I do not have a cake business, but I had my very first order for a custom cake where I actually made some money! A lady came to me and asked me to make a cake for her husband for his surprise 40th birthday party. She told me that he loves snowmobiles, hunting and fishing. … Read more

Coolest Shrek Birthday Cake

Topsy Turvey Shrek cake

A friend of mine was having a Shrek themed party for her son and asked if I could help her out with a cake. I jumped at the chance. Not only did she want Shrek on the cake, she wanted it to be a Topsy Turvy cake. This would be my first Topsy Turvy cake … Read more

Coolest Swimming Pool Birthday Cake

Coolest Swimming Pool Birthday Cake

This swimming pool birthday cake took a lot of work. For my daughter’s birthday, she wanted to go swimming at the local pool with her friends. They had an area outside of the pool for presents and cake, so this is the cake that I brought. I started out by icing each individual teddy graham with … Read more

Funny Over the Hill Birthday Cake Idea

Coolest Over the Hill Birthday Cake

For my husband’s 40th birthday party I decided to go with an Over the Hill theme. I searched and searched for ideas for cakes and this is what I came up with. This cake is 2 layers of 9 by 13 cakes. After the second layer was placed, I cut out a small rectangular piece … Read more

Coolest Rainbow Birthday Cake

Coolest Rainbow Birthday Cake

For my daughter’s 5th birthday party she wanted a rainbow theme. I took that idea and went to town with it! For the rainbow birthday cake, I wanted to have a little surprise. On the outside, it simply looks like a white frosted cake with rainbow M&M’s, but inside it was a six layer rainbow cake!. … Read more

Coolest Father’s Day Cake

Coolest Father's Day Cake

This Father’s Day cake was one of my first experiences with fondant. I made a 9 by 11 cake, iced it with butter cream. I rolled out white fondant and covered the entire cake. I cut out the pocket and placed it on one side. The collar took a little work to make it seem … Read more

Coolest High Heel Cupcakes

We have a group of 6 moms that enjoy getting together. We try to do a little something for each other on our birthdays. For my friend Jill, I decided to make the cutest high heel cupcakes. I first found the cupcake liners to determine the color of the “shoes”. Baked the cupcakes and then … Read more

Coolest Laser Tag Vest Cake

Coolest Laser Tag Vest Cake

My step-daughter wanted to do laser tag for her 11th birthday party. So I scoured the internet looking for ideas on what to make for the birthday cake. There are not a lot of examples out there but I found a few ideas for a laser tag vest cake. The vest was the best way to … Read more