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  • Coolest Homemade Cowgirl Birthday Cake Tutorial
    My friend asked me to make this cowgirl birthday cake for her daughter’s 6th birthday. Actually, she asks me to make a cake for her daughter’s birthday every year since I love doing it and she hates it. So, for her 6th birthday, her daughter had a cowgirl party and wanted a chocolate raspberry cake … Read more
  • Cool DIY 21st Birthday Cake Idea
    I was asked to make a 21st birthday cake for a young man. I was told he loves his bed and computers. First, I covered the cake board in a black and white marble effect and set aside. Then, I baked the cake. I baked three oblong sponge cakes and left to cool before crumb … Read more
  • Cool Snoopy Cake with a Little Woodstock
    This cake was my first Snoopy cake made for a friend’s daughter who loves Snoopy. I covered a 12” cake board in green fondant and set aside to dry out. For the cake, I baked 4 oblong cakes filled with buttercream and jam. Before crumb coating, I shaped the top for the roof and only … Read more
  • Cool DIY Spiderman Theme Cake for an 18 Year Old
    I love cake making. When I was asked to make a Spiderman theme cake, I was so excited to start. This cake was made for my friend’s grandson whom I remember playing cars with when he was a baby (how time flies), so I really wanted to do it good. I had to make the … Read more
  • Monster High Topsy Turvy Cake for My Monster
    I never knew I would have this talent, but I do now. And I absolutely love it. I made this Monster High cake for my daughter’s 7th birthday. I put pieces of what she like together. I sculpted the sugar skull and hand-painted it. This cake was my first topsy turvy cake. My daughter’s reaction … Read more
  • Cool Homemade Wedding Cake
    I made this wedding cake for my brother’s wedding.  His wife said I just want it square and purple and turquoise other than that surprise me.  So I decided to do the layers offset and added the ribbon on bottom and hand did the decorations on top.  The layers I also added sixlets candies.   … Read more
  • Surprise Catch Fishing Theme Cake
    I was asked to make a cake with a fishing theme for my friends dad. As I don’t know anything at all about fishing I had a good look online for idea’s. I finally decided on a chocolate sponge cake filled with chocolate buttercream, covered in chocolate. I coloured some icing green for the grass and … Read more
  • Out of this World Alien Piñata Cake
    This was my husband’s first solo foray into birthday cake making for our kids – now he shows EVERYONE a photo. He started by making a white chocolate shell (melting choc and swirling around the inside of a greased pudding tin and freezing – 3 layers on top of each other). This would serve as … Read more
  • Cool 3D Princess Poppy Cake
    I made this Princess Poppy Cake for my granddaughter Isabella’s 3rd birthday. When she was born she was not able to leave the hospital for 3 months because she was born with a life threatening condition called congenital diaphragmatic hernia. So basically she was born with a hole in her diaphragm where her intestines creep … Read more
  • Cool Monster Book of Monsters Cake
    My daughter and I had an absolute blast making this Monster Book of Monsters cake together for her 17th birthday! Making this cake with my daughter was an absolute blast! Im not a huge fan of fondant so we didn’t go that route. We used 2 chocolate cakes and doubled them up, buttercream frosting and … Read more
  • Coolest Dr Seuss The Lorax Birthday Cake
    My granddaughter is obsessed with the Lorax. When she comes to visit me, she goes straight to the computer, looks for the N for Netflix, clicks, and then scrolls down until she finds her movie. We knew no other cake would do. So I set out to make a simple Lorax birthday cake, just never … Read more
  • Coolest Disney Pixar UP House Cake Tutorial
    I put so much time into this cake that I’m glad to share my UP house cake tutorial to save you some time. I spend all of my time creating cakes for my customers, friends and family, so I knew my wedding cake had to be something special. Me and my partner love the film … Read more
  • 12 Cool Homemade Alligator Cake Ideas
    For this alligator cake I began by mixing and baking one sheet cake and two 8″ rounds. I refrigerated them over night. I leveled the two rounds with a cake leveler and spread a strawberry filling in the middle. Next I sculpted the gator head from the sheet cake. I cut an oval shape and … Read more
  • 3 Cool DIY Turtle Cakes
    After making a pirate ship for my grandson’s eighth birthday, my granddaughter asked me to make her a turtle cake for her 13th birthday. Having a little success with the pirate ship I decided to take on the challenge. Again I searched the internet for other turtle cakes and then put together my idea for … Read more
  • Cool DIY Solar System Cakes and Lots of Unique Birthday Cakes
    My son decided on a Space theme for his seventh birthday. For his cake he wanted the solar system including a couple dwarf planets. He always seems to want unique birthday cakes for his birthdays. I used a Pyrex bowl for the Sun cake (which was cherry). I baked a loaf cake and used it … Read more
  • Coolest DIY Super Mario Brother Cakes
    My nephew is a huge Super Mario brother fan! He wanted one for his birthday and we did research looking at cakes online for ideas for weeks! We found one that was made out of icing that we liked and we transformed it into a fondant cake (which my mom and I are learning to … Read more
  • Coolest Slot Machine Cakes and Lots of Special Occasion Cakes
    This is one of those special occasion cakes. It took me five hours to do all the detailing with the fondant. All I knew was I needed a slot machine for my co-worker’s mom’s 60th birthday so I cut two rectangle cakes and staked them together until it looked like a slot machine. I then … Read more
  • Cool Homemade Sesame Street Character Cakes
    I love Ernie so this year for my 23rd birthday party I needed to make a large Sesame street character cake that would feed 100 people. The body was made in a turkey basting pan, the head from a regular round cake pan and then the arms, feet, nose and hair where cut from a … Read more
  • 4 Cool DIY Monkey Cakes
    My daughter loves monkeys and for her 11th birthday we chose this monkey cake idea. We used the Wilton Animal Crackers pan. This pan looks like a bear. We cut the ears off and moved them lower on the side of the face. The rest was pretty simple. We drew an outline for the monkey’s … Read more
  • Cool Homemade Monkey Cupcakes
    My husband and I decided to do a Curious George theme for our son’s first birthday party. I found the idea of monkey cupcakes on this site. I used a yellow cake mix and canned chocolate frosting for the cupcakes. To decorate them we chose M&Ms for eyes, mini fudge stripes sliced in half for … Read more
  • 12 Cool DIY Monkey Face and 3D Cakes
    Since my 2 year old is a little monkey we decided to do a monkey themed party this year. We did yellow card stock banana invitations and decorated the house with green streamers (our jungle vines) and stuffed monkeys that were flying around everywhere. I served the Monkey face cake with banana splits. It was … Read more
  • Cool Homemade Lion Picture and 3D Cakes
    I got the idea from this website for a lion picture and made a few changes. I used a 16″ cake for the base and a 10″ cake for the lion’s face. I just cut out wedges for the mane and then I looked at a picture from “The Lion King” and copied the face. … Read more
  • Coolest Lightning McQueen Cakes
    I browsed this site for Lightning McQueen cakes and finally decided to use a character shaped pan. It was a devils food cake and Wiltons decorator frosting (tweaked with my secret ingredients). I looked at other Lightning McQueen cakes as a model. Another Lightning McQueen Cake Cake by Nisa S., Sierra Vista, AZ Well basically … Read more
  • Really Gross Kitty Litter Cake Ideas
    I used a chocolate cake crumbled into fist size pieces for this kitty litter cake and put into a new clean litter pan. Buttercream frosting tinted gray with a little chocolate. Nilla wafers crumbled on top like litter. Tootsie rolls melted in microwave for just a few seconds form rolls to appear as polo. Add … Read more
  • Cool Music Notes Cakes and Lots of Birthday Party Cake Photos
    I only make a party cake for my children’s birthdays. This was done for their kid party for their sixth birthday this past November ’07. We had a music theme so I made this sheet cake using the Wilton large book pan. I just made a yellow cake and decided not to try to torte … Read more
  • Cool Hummer Cakes and Lots of Kid Birthday Cake Ideas
    Thanks to this site for kid birthday cake ideas. This Hummer cake was copied from other cakes on this site made with a 9×13 bottom layer topped with a 9×9 top layer (just made a pound cake recipe). I trimmed the 9×9 down to probably 9×8 to make the “hood” a bit deeper. I then … Read more
  • Giant Minecraft Grass Block Cake
    For my son’s 11th birthday he of course wanted a “Minecraft” themed party. Insanely popular video game where you build worlds out of different “blocks”. There really is not any marketing associated with this game, so everything needs be done by “you”! I decided to go with the classic “grass block” cake. I made 4 … Read more
  • 12 Cool DIY Safari and Jungle Cake Ideas
    This is the jungle cake I made for my son’s first birthday party. I got the design from the Whimsical Bake house cookbook and also used their recipes. It was all chocolate cake with cookies and cream filling. The filling was the best part – it’s just sweetened whipped cream with crushed up oreo’s in … Read more
  • 12 Cool Homemade Horse Cake Ideas
    As with other similar horse cakes I simply cut the shape out of a 13×9 inch cake pan and used the cutout between head and neck for the ear. I iced the entire horse cake with chocolate icing and then used the “hair” tip (can’t remember which number) for the mane – I held the … Read more
  • 11 Cool DIY Pony and Horse Cakes
    The idea for this cake obviously was this site for horse cakes. (Thank you to everyone who shares- you’re all great!) I only made a couple small changes to personalize it. For the ears I cut out two triangles and using frosting and toothpicks attached them to give it a 3-d effect. I used long … Read more
  • 12 Coolest Frog Birthday Cakes
    This cake was for a bridal shower for a bride who was crazy about frogs. This cake was a combination of two pictures that the bride’s sister had found online for frog birthday cakes. The frog was a pound cake and used three different cake pans to create (along with rice crispies to shape his … Read more
  • 12 Cool DIY Frog Cake Ideas and Decorating Tips
    This frog cake was made from a regular 8-inch pan cake from cake mix. I made extra cupcakes with the rest of the batter, and used 2 of them for the eyes. I used regular vanilla frosting for the eyes, and then I took the rest of the frosting and dyed it green using green … Read more
  • Coolest Homemade Frog Cupcakes
    I basically took ideas from the frog cupcakes already posted. I made chocolate cupcakes, tinted frosting green and frosted the cupcakes. Then I took large marshmallows and cut them into thirds making three circles. I then cut the bottom quarter off each marshmallow circle to make it flat on the bottom (think dome). I took … Read more
  • Cool 3D Bear Cakes and Lots of Free Cake Designs
    I searched the Web for original and free cake designs and found this wonderful site! This was a Christmas bear cake that I took to church for our Christmas Treat night. I used a 3- D bear cake pan. I covered the bear with buttercream white icing with a star tip. I used green and … Read more
  • 12 Cool Homemade Finding Nemo Picture and 3D Cakes
    I made this Nemo cake for my daughter’s 2nd birthday. I took a lot of Finding Nemo picture ideas off this web-site and added a few of my own. Nemo is made from 2 Pampered Chef batter bowls-a large one and a small one. I mixed the cake from a regular cake mix following the … Read more
  • 6 Homemade Snake Cakes and Lots of Ideas for Easy Cake Recipes
    I searched through a lot of easy cake recipes until I found this one. Reptile Man came to the party bringing with him a huge snake amongst other creatures. I got the idea for the cake from this site and it worked like a dream. I made two chocolate chip bundt cakes using one of … Read more
  • 12 Cool Homemade Dora the Explorer Cake Ideas
    I made this Dora the explorer cake for my daughters second birthday. She is a mad Dora fan. I drew the picture freehand from one of the many Dora items around our house onto some grease proof paper. I had to make two cakes using one large rectangular pan (chocolate cake) and a circular pan … Read more
  • Cool Homemade Easter Cupcakes
    I made these Easter cupcakes for my four-year old son’s nursery school class. I used some buttercream icing to “glue” the marshmallow bunnies to the top of the cooled cupcakes. Then I used a grass tip to completely cover the top of the cupcake with buttercream icing tinted green. I built up the grass around … Read more
  • 12 Cool Homemade Dog Cakes Anyone Can Make
    I browsed this site for ideas for dog cakes to make for my son’s birthday party at school. He is very devoted to his school, the Vicksburg Bulldogs! It was made with a 9×13 cake pan. I cut 1/3 of the end off and then cut a two inch strip off of the third (to … Read more
  • 12 Cool DIY Dog Cake Ideas
    I looked at another dog cake on this website and didn’t have all the resources to copy them so I had to come up with some other ideas. Thanks to the Food Network and brainstorming I had my dog out of Rice Crispies and sat her on top of a double layer rainbow cake covered … Read more
  • 12 Cool Dog Cakes and Dog Birthday Cake Recipe Ideas
    I browsed the Web and found some really cool dog birthday cake recipe ideas. This dog is about 20 inches long, 12 inches wide and about 9 inches tall. It was for my son’s first birthday and we had a Dalmatian that he loved. I stacked three sheet cakes and carved the basic shape, carved … Read more
  • Awesome iPad Birthday Cake
    I was called to create a laptop for a 40th birthday. I did some research and due to time constraints,  decided to make his iPad birthday cake.  The screen shot is the ACTUAL screen shot from his iPad.  It looked so real, his 6 years old son went to grab it right off the cake! The … Read more
  • Cool DIY Police Car Cake Ideas
    My son wanted a police car cake for his third birthday. I didn’t find many ideas on the web so I came up with this myself. Originally I was going to make the whole cake out of two 9x13s, cutting one to be the top of the car. But they came out too thin so … Read more
  • The Craziest Cheese Cake You’ve Ever Seen
    My daughter was turning five and wanted to be Chef’s, like in Ratatouille so I came up with the only cake that a couple of Chef rats would love, a cheese cake in a form of a big wedge of Cheese. I got the characters at a bakery. I baked three round yellow layer cakes … Read more
  • 12 Cool DIY Crocodile Cake Ideas
    My nephew really wanted a crocodile cake for his birthday and we couldn’t find a cake tin. I searched the net to get some ideas and thought this can’t be that hard. I cooked three cakes to make him – two rounds and one rectangle. I drew a pattern out of paper for each section … Read more
  • Cool DIY Alligator Cakes
    My husband and I made this for our four year old daughter for her birthday. We got lots of ideas from other crocodile cakes on this site! What we did was make two 9 x 12 cakes, and then we cut out shapes that reminded us of an alligator. There was a lot of piecing … Read more
  • Cool Homemade Wishing Well Cakes
    This Wishing Well cake is made for a bridal shower. It is made with three 10-inch rounds stacked. The steps are made out of fondant as well as the wishing well. The trees are from chocolate mold, the pine trees are ice-cream cones…. Thanks for all the amazing cakes on this site! Another Wishing Well … Read more
  • Coolest DIY Star Wars Lego Cake Design for a Star Wars Fanatic
    My son is a Lego Star Wars fanatic and so it was no surprise that he wanted a Star Wars Lego cake design for his birthday. But I had no idea that he would ask for Lego Star Wars figures sitting in his grandpa’s HOT TUB! He took his time deciding on which characters he wanted to have on … Read more
  • Coolest DIY Harry Potter Birthday Cake – A Labor of Love!
    This Harry Potter birthday cake was my first attempt at making a fondant cake. My cousin helped work some of the detailing. I was stupid enough to even make my own fondant on this one. Would not recommend that trick. Nice but totally unnecessary. Who eats it anyway? My son was turning 8 yrs old … Read more
  • Coolest Police Officer Cake
    This police officer cake was for my nephew who graduated from the police academy. The hat was made out of rice krispies covered in black fondant. The cake was covered in blue fondant with the city patch and state and USA flags. The shield on the hat is an edible image. All the decals are edible . … Read more
  • Coolest UGA Mascot Dog Cake
    I am not a pro and only make cakes for friends, family and friends of family. My first attempt at making an animal was a daunting one. This die-hard University of Georgia fan wanted a cake resembling Uga, the college mascot. He is not only a huge fan of this college and their football team … Read more