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  • Coolest 1st Birthday Circus Train Cake
    I have made creative cakes for both of my boys, ages 5 and 2, each year for their birthday, but I think this circus train cake is most special to me because it was the very first cake I had ever created and I wanted it to be perfect for my first son’s first birthday!  … Read more
  • Cutest Bulldog Cake
    Talk about complicated, these cute little puppies have so many wrinkles and crevises. It was so fun to do though. I made it for a friend’s wife for her birthday since they have 2 of these babies. I started off sculpting the head out of rice crispy treats and forming it too the basic shape … Read more
  • A Whimsical and Funky, Yet Classic Gift Boxes Birthday Cake
    I made this cake for a close friend for her surprise 30th birthday party. It was inspired from an advanced fondant technique class that I took, and I couldn’t wait for the first chance to come to try it. It was a big challenge for me since I was still new at the cake decorating world, but … Read more
  • Cool Dragon Cake for a Ninja Birthday Party
    Last year my son wanted to have a ninja birthday party.  I couldn’t find a ninja cake that I really liked and could make myself.  I only bake once a year for his birthday and my designs need to be fairly simple to make. I love using real butter cream frosting, and marshmallow fondant & … Read more
  • Totally Awesome Rapunzel Cake
    I have made all of my niece Hayden Grace’s birthday cakes (a couple of which are published on Coolest Birthday Cakes already) for her 5 birthdays, but this one, from her 5th birthday is by far my favorite.  She requested a “Rapunzel” cake and putting together a few ideas I found on CBC’s website I … Read more
  • Cool Rockin’ Robin Christmas Cake
    This Rockin’ Robin is my favorite Christmas Cake I’ve made. I think I’ve got better as each year goes by (you should’ve seen my first 2 attempts)! Each year, my Mum bakes the fruit cakes and she gives one to me. It’s a tradition that we ice them together and I always look forward to this time. So, I just leveled off … Read more
  • Easy Erupting Volcano Birthday Cake
    Every year my son and I make a new cake for his birthday. This is the only time I bake, and each year I visit coolest birthday cakes to help generate ideas!  This year my son wanted a volcano birthday cake.  I found a lot of ideas here and on other sites. My favorite was … Read more
  • Coolest Waterfall Camping Cake
    This waterfall camping cake was conceptualized and created by my 11 year old son,Robert. Every year we would make a cake for his cub scout Blue and Gold banquet for a cake auction. Pack 81 out of Chelmsford Massachusetts would have this auction as a fundraiser for the local food pantry. All proceeds would go directly to the pantry. … Read more
  • Coolest Princess Castle Birthday Cake
    I made this princess castle birthday cake for our 3 year old Allison’s birthday party.  It consists of a 6 inch double layer fudge marble cake filled with chocolate fudge butter cream filling and a 10 inch fudge marble cake filled with chocolate fudge filling and then iced with purple butter cream frosting.  I purchased the … Read more
  • Coolest Zoo Animal Cake
    This is the first time I used marshmallow fondant to make a character and it work out well. This is also the first time I made a zoo animal cake. This cake is made out of butter cream frosting and detailed in fondant. I made the bamboo by making a log and cut it into pieces and … Read more
  • Terrific Teddy Bears Picnic Cake
    This terrific Teddy Bears Picnic cake was my daughter’s 2nd birthday cake. I’d not had much experience with cake decorating, so I was pretty pleased with the result. I was also pretty pleased with people’s reactions to it at the party! We don’t like our child having too much food coloring,  so we decided this was a … Read more
  • Coolest Homemade 3D Frog Birthday Cake for my Granddaughter
    My granddaughter turned 10 this year. I asked what she would like her cake to be. I really didn’t need to ask as she is an avid frog lover! Of course her answer was a frog birthday cake. I made her a cake last year that had a frog on it made of gum paste and cut out so I wanted … Read more
  • Coolest Little Owl Cake
    Ok well this was a 9″ Vanilla Cake. Layered with vanilla frosting in between the layers. A pale Blue fondant was used to cover the cake. I sat it on a pink board as it was for a little girl who loved owls. I started by colouring fondant in Red and Green. I then cut … Read more
  • Coolest Deer Cake for 8-Year-Old (It Made Him Cry!)
    I made horns out of gum paste so they would be good and strong. They we not so easy to make. Small pieces kept falling off so I finally came up with idea to mold them into right shape and let them dry on Pepsi can. My husband made rue they looked like they should lol, stacked … Read more
  • Palette Birthday Cake for a 90 Year Old Artist
    I was determined to make this Palette birthday cake for my 90 year old grandmother’s birthday so I could give her something a little more creative than your typical nice old ladies birthday cake!   She is a very good artist and has a great sense of humor which is where my inspiration came from. I did the … Read more
  • Funny Underpants Birthday Cake
    When my son turned 5 I asked him what sort of cake he wanted to take to his last day at pre-school – he said an “underpants cake”.  I think he may have been joking so anyway I said yes – then I think he thought I was joking..but no I actually made an underpants … Read more
  • A Rainbow Cake You Can Actually Make!
    You may have heard of “rainbow” cakes. I haven’t.  Stumbled upon a professional version of this cake on pinterest and freaked out. Thought…this will be easier…no intricate details. True, but still a little time consuming. You are going to need to freeze these layers and you need to make your own frosting. I used canned and … Read more
  • Superest Super Mario Birthday Cake NO Fondant Required!
    Let’s get honest. Fondant is expensive and time consuming! Ok, maybe I’m just scared of new things. Anyway, you can make a memorable cake like me…EVEN if you have FOUR KIDS ages FIVE and UNDER and you dont want to try fondant. That’s right people. Do it in stages. Freeze it. Cut it. MAKE YOUR … Read more
  • Coolest Cricket Pitch Cake
    I was a bit pressed for time for this cricket pitch cake as it turned out to be a surprise for my twelve year old. I baked two round cakes and layered them. I then decorated with butter icing. I used chocolate log biscuits for fence and stumps. The chocolate variety for the fence was … Read more
  • Cool Dirty Gym Socks Birthday Cake
    When asked to make a birthday cake for my friend’s 10 year old boy, I was so scared!! Having two young girls, and only older nephews, I had to scramble for ideas. I was clicking through photos on my friend’s Facebook page, and alas! The boy plays basketball!  We got a Basketball Jones!! ha ha . First … Read more
  • Cool Dog Birthday Cake with “Caught-in-the-Headlights Expression”
    This dog cake  was for my mom’s birthday. Fondant was a nightmare to roll out by hand but I got it done. I love the expression on this dog’s face. Faces on anything is hard,  the eyes have to be right .Ears and nose have to be in proportion. I think it turned out good … Read more
  • This is Louie – My Roasted Pig Cake!
    This is my roasted pig cake. His name was Louie. We ate him. I got mixed reviews on him. My cakes freak  my sister out. She says they are weird. I love weird. I made 3 batches of my special pound cake and stacked them. I put a thin layer of butter cream and then … Read more
  • Coolest Chest of Toys Cake
    I wanted to make a cake for the son of my friend who was turning 2. The boy’s name is Luca and he is such a sweet boy. I went to their home to discuss the cake with his mother but she couldn’t choose one. In the meantime I noticed that Luca was playing with … Read more
  • Coolest Moshi Monsters Birthday Cake and Pops
    A friend of mine phoned me to order a cake for her daughter’s 8th birthday. She wanted a Moshi Monsters theme but whilst her daughter wanted cake pops, her mother wanted a cake so they were arguing a bit. She left it in my hands to do whatever I thought it was best. I thought … Read more
  • Coolest Mountain Birthday Cake
    A friend of mine is going to face an extremely tough challenge in September 2013. She is going to climb the Kilimanjaro mountain in order to raise funds for charity. It’s a really noble cause so I wanted to make her a special cake for her 30th birthday. I baked 5 round cakes and all … Read more
  • Awesome Homemade 3D Finding Nemo Birthday Cake
    The irony of this Nemo birthday cake is I was making a Nemo cake while the storm Nemo was battering the area. This cake was for a good friend who ordered her son’s first birthday cake from a local bakery who totally blew it. I knew I had to make up for the disappointment. I … Read more
  • Coolest Cinderella Princess Cake
    Well I normally make lots of cupcakes and cookies, hardly ever cakes as I’ve always thought that if I mess up a cupcake I can quite easily bake another batch and start again but a cake is BIG and daunting. I offered to make this cake for a friend I work with as she was … Read more
  • Coolest Kids Tropical Luau Monkey Cake
    My husband’s cousin called and asked me to make a kids luau themed monkey cake with palm trees and to make the decorations out of candy. OK  I’m up for the challenge! She sent me a few pics of different ideas or different candy the decorations could be made out of and I took it from there. … Read more
  • Coolest Dino-Mite Dinosaur Birthday Cake
    I am a huge fan of dinosaurs. For this cake I was given choices. The little boy likes dinosaurs, cars, and Elmo. In all honesty, I didn’t hear anything beyond dinosaurs when his mother was giving me the list. When given creative freedom for boys, they get dinosaurs…period. I love them! For this cake I … Read more
  • Amazing Joker 50th Birthday Cake
    This was one of my favorite cakes I sculpted this year! My client was surprising his brother for his 50th birthday and asked if I could sculpt his favorite version of the Joker with the saying Its no joke turning 50 in caption bubble. I was super excited.The joker is completely cake sculpted from three … Read more
  • Cool Mator Birthday Cake
    This cake was created with love for my nephews birthday. He loves Mator and so I took one of his mator toys and turned four qtr. sheet cakes into the matoor sculpted cake you see. It took me about 20 hrs to complete him with all the prep on the pieces that needed to dry … Read more
  • Cool Squatch Cake
    My dad is the biggest sasquatch fan, so naturally he had to have a birthday cake with a Squatch on it. I made the cake out of devils food with a peanut butter mousse (he is also a peanut butter fiend). I let the cake sit in the fridge over night to let it firm … Read more
  • Coolest Doc McStuffins Doctor Bag Cake
    This cake was a labor of love for my granddaughters 5 birthday. I started by making a 8″ round cake and carved it to resemble a handbag. i made the handle about 3 days before so that it would firm up enough to stand up on its own. The day of her party I covered … Read more
  • Simple Homemade Angry Birds Birthday Cake
    My boys were obsessed with the new app Angry Birds. This was before anything was out in stores so I had to make everything on the cake myself. All the birds are hand made with homemade marshamllow fondant. I spent a week making the birds after my boys went to bed. I printed a picture … 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
    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
  • Cool Plants vs. Zombies Birthday Cake
    My daughter wanted to have a Plants Vs Zombies themed birthday sleepover for her 9th birthday.  Great, except nobody makes Plants vs Zombies (a popular video game) anything.  So I used a trick that my mom (who used to bake cakes semi-professionally) taught me.  I printed a coloring page of the Plants vs Zombies head for … Read more
  • Baby Doll in a Box Cake
    I was tasked with making a baby doll cake for a 6 year old little girl’s birthday. Easy right? WRONG! My first idea was to use the Wilton 3D teddy bear pan, only make it a doll and not a bear. Then I had an images of hacking up a doll pop in to my … Read more
  • Cool Duckling Cake
    This was the duckling cake that I  made for the kids of my apartment. Exams were over and they wanted to celebrate. Completed the entire thing in flat 3 hours. The kids loved it. It was an emergency order and all that I could think of was to make the cake simple and sweet ….something … Read more
  • Dr. Doofenschmirtz (From Phineas and Ferb) Chocolate 3-Layer Cake
    I created this evil confection for my husband’s birthday. He is an animator/illustrator that works on Disney’s newest webseries Doof’s Daily Dirt. (Check it out on YouTube!) Dr. Doof, the evil scientist,  is made entirely out of rolled fondant. I resized an image my husband sent me and printed it. Then, I traced the outlines … Read more
  • Cool Homemade 2 Tier Christening Cake for my Grandson
    I was so excited when my daughter in law asked me to make a Christening cake for my grandson’s christening. She sent me a picture of how she wanted it to look so the next day I started to make the models for the top of the cake. I made an elephant,  3 small blocks in … Read more
  • Coolest Rock Star KISS Cake
    This Rock Star KISS cake was made out of cupcakes. When my boss came to me and told me we needed a cake to promote the new Kiss album I thought alright!  This ought to be fun. So I made a cake to do that but a customer wanted a Kiss cake also. They wanted cupcakes. … Read more
  • Awesome Tennis Cake for Three Boys
    This awesome tennis cake was made for three boys, all brothers, whom all play tennis. They are all top of their tennis league and will be ones to watch out for when they get a bit older. How neat for them, to share their birthday together. The cake was my favorite .. chocolate mud cake. This one is made … Read more
  • Hand-Drawn Eagle Birthday Cake
    After icing the cake I drew the eagle on the cake using the end of a rose nail. I used the grass tip for the feathers and raised it off the cake a bit to give it texture. I airbrushed the shadows with black. The beak was airbrushed yellow, orange, and a little bit of … Read more
  • Cool Minecraft Creeper Cake
    So St. Patrick’s Day is this weekend, and this is green, right? (Can I just mention that I have a hard time liking a holiday whose only purpose I’ve seen is to have an excuse to pinch people?!  So I read more about it this year, and concluded that the symbol should be a THREE … Read more
  • Coolest Piano Cake – Music to your Ears and Stomach
    This piano cake  is one of the easiest cakes I have ever made. I make cakes for music recitals that my daughters attend. Nothing better than a giant keyboard! All I did was make 3 slab cakes and lay them in a row. Ice the entire thing white. Nothing better than giant Kit Kat’s for black … Read more
  • Coolest Kit Kat Piglets Playing in the Mud Birthday Cake
    This  Kit Kat piglets playing in the mud birthday cake was made for a lady’s 79th birthday. I made two round chocolate cakes, and put strawberry filling in the center. I frosted the cake with chocolate frosting, then I covered the sides with two rows of Kit Kat candy bars. I cut the Kit Kats to the correct … Read more
  • Creepy Hospital Doors Cake from the Walking Dead
    I made this creepy hospital doors cake from the Walking Dead for my friend’s husband.  She was throwing him a surprise 34th birthday party and the theme was The Walking Dead (from the TV show).  I got out my husband’s DVDs from the first season and watched and paused and watched and paused for the minute or so … Read more
  • Original Headphones Birthday Cake
    I made this headphones birthday cake for my friend’s birthday. He is a DJ and I wanted to do something small but cool for him. I came up with this cake idea and thought it would be perfect for him. I started off by making homemade  marshmallow fondant . I tinted half black, and left the rest white. For the ear … Read more
  • 21st Birthday Tiki Totum Cake
    My daughter’s 21st birthday party was on Saturday 9th March. The idea for a cake was hatched mid-week of that week! So dived into Google and YouTube as had never decorated a cake with fondant icing before!!!! Eek. I am used to dress-making and knitting complicated patterns, so how much more difficult could it be? … Read more