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Construction Zone Cake

Coolest Construction Zone Cake

My grandson’s birthday. My daughter wanted me to make a cake because she knows I like to have fun. I had a few weeks to figure it out. Well he’s a boy, and I guess boys and trucks go together. I really need a bigger kitchen! So, I decided to make  a construction zone theme.

I used 3 boxes of cake mix. One vanilla and two chocolate. Two large containers of cool whip. A bag of Oreos, a bag of Reese’s pieces, gummy bears, mini peanut butter cups, food coloring and of course a box of construction trucks. Read more about this construction zone cake…


Craftsman Toolbox Cake

Craftsman Toolbox Cake for Handyman Dad

This is a Craftsman toolbox cake I did for my handyman Dad. It was inspired by a wrench and screwdriver cookie cutter set I found. I made some of those out of sugar cookies and placed them on and around the cake for decorations.The cake was chocolate sheet cakes that I cut into rectangles and stacked and filled with caramel pecan frosting. The cake was chocolate sheet cakes that I cut into rectangles and stacked and filled with caramel pecan frosting. The outside of the cake was red butter cream. Read more about this Craftsman toolbox cake…