Journey of a Dancer Cake

Journey of a Dancer

I still remember the day when my mother told me to make a birthday cake for a fifteen year old dancer who specializes in Indian classical dance. This cake had to be special because the classical dancer was special. I could envision the dance stage and rich colors that tell the dancer’s story. Each step that … Read more

Cool Converse Sneaker Cake

Converse Sneaker Cake

I absolutely loved making this converse sneaker cake! My son Tim was turning 14 so I wanted to make a cake that was cool and fun. This one really had to be perfect as his 13th birthday was a disaster. I fell seriously ill on the day of his 13th and was admitted to hospital. … Read more

Coolest Fortnite Birthday Cake

Coolest Fortnite Birthday Cake

I made this Fortnite birthday cake for my grandson’s birthday. He loves Fortnite, especially the Lama. First thing I had to make was all the modelling. I made the lama, had to make this in stages so it hardened in stages. I made the basic shape of the body neck and head in purple modelling paste. When … Read more

Coolest Jungle Cake

Coolest jungle cake

I was asked to make a jungle cake for a 1st birthday. Out of modelling paste I made one monkey for the top of the cake, two elephants, a zebra, two giraffes and a mother and baby hippo. I made a wood effect board with the name on and a number 1. I baked a … Read more

Coolest Hatchimals Cake

Coolest hatchimals cake

This Hatchimals cake has been designed by my granddaughter for her 9th birthday. I was asked to do the cake as sand and on the cake board the sea, she choose three of her favourite hatchimals which I made out of modelling paste I also made two palm trees all these were set aside to … Read more

Awesome Homemade Sharknado Cake

Sharknado cake!

We made this Sharknado cake for our son’s 11th Birthday. We’re fans of the cheesy sharknado movies, so this was perfect! We made the chainsaw out of rice cereal treats, and lots of fondant. The shark teeth was the hardest! It took several tries sculpting the teeth.

Fresh Purple Yam Chiffon Birthday Cake

Birthday Cake for men

This is a special request from my best friend whose brother turns 48th years old. My friend and I both wanted a cake that is made of fresh purple yam (which you can get at some oriental store) so, I made a cake called Purple Yam Chiffon cake. For the purple yam, I steamed it … Read more

Pretty 3-Tier Cake for 18th Birthday

Cake for 18th Birthday

A year before my friend’s daughter’s 18th birthday, she ask me to make the cake for the party. It is a tradition for Filipinos to throw a big party when girls turned 18 years old and we called it a “Debut”. The themed color was purple/lilac. I am a home baker and bakes cake as … Read more

Happy 3D Sloth Cake | Coolest Homemade Birthday Cakes

Happy Sloth Cake

My daughter was turning 13 and wanted a Sloth themed birthday party. A Sloth cake sounded tricky at first, but I found that sloths are ragingly popular at the moment. So, decorating was actually fun and easy. But she also wanted a sloth cake which could be considered “semi-realistic”. I decided to do just the … Read more

15+ Coolest Graduation Cakes – Awesome Graduation Cake Ideas!

Coolest Graduation Cakes

This cool collection of graduation cakes is sure to provide you with inspiration as you set off to create the coolest graduation cake ever. Good luck! Coolest Preschool Graduation Cake Graduation cakes submitted by Brie This is my 4 year old son’s preschool graduation cake.  The class was having a party at school and I wanted to make something … Read more

Coolest Homemade Funny Divorce Cake

Funny Divorce Cake

Going through a 3 year divorce is exhausting mentally and physically but you learn how to push yourself and it helps if you have a good sense of humor through it.  I wanted to celebrate my own divorce but you realize that you can’t after all the bills come. So I wanted to celebrate with … Read more

Frozen Themed Castle Cake

Frozen Themed Castle Cake

My daughter recently turned 7 years old. She’s in love with the movie, Frozen, as is the rest of the world. This was the most fun I’ve ever had making a cake. Though it was my very first castle cake, it came out great! Castle Cake Instructions The cake was Funfetti (2 9″x13″ and 2 … Read more

6 Awesome Homemade Mirror Glaze Cakes

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I got my inspiration to create these mirror glaze cakes from the internet. But what made me work to make my cakes better came down to two reasons:  I was invited on probation work in Germany after the manager came across my cake pictures on my Facebook profile page. I created 12 cakes for them. They were … Read more

Cool Homemade The Nightmare Before Christmas Cake

a nightmare before christmas cake

Inspired by the movie, here’s my The Nightmare Before Christmas cake. Making the Fondant Toppers The characters were made first because they have to harden! They’re made by sculpting gum paste and modeling chocolate. Totally edible! Their characteristics are hand painted with edible markers. I added their clothes when they dried from fondant. The piece … Read more

30th Birthday Childhood Memories Cake

30th Birthday Childhood Memories Cake

For my sister’s 30th I wanted to make a really striking cake of memories from her childhood. I made all the figures from sugarpaste one by one. I made a scooter she loved as a child, and added grass mountains a snail and a bumble bee. Then I made a sonic the hedgehog with a Sega … Read more

Cool Star Wars BB8 Birthday Cake

Cool Star Wars BB8 Birthday Cake

Being my first “sphere” cake, this went better than expected.  Wrapping in fondant was rather easy, all things considered.  The hardest part was the finer details as my fondant writer kept bleeding.  So, I dusted it to give it a dirty look, added some sand pudding, and voila!  It worked out just fine!  EVERYONE loved … Read more

Cool BB-8 Cake

Cool BB-8 Cake

My Son wanted BB-8 from Star Wars for his birthday cake this year. It did not turn out how I wanted, but at a 10 inch diameter, it weighed a good 3 1/2 kilos. It is iced with rolled fondant. I used orange butter cream to smooth between the cake and fondant. It was unfortunate as I spent … Read more

Cool Wild Kratts Cake

Cool Wild Kratts Cake

Here is my oldest son’s 7th birthday Wild Kratts cake. He LOVES the show Wild Kratts so we had a Wild Kratts party.  I had a lot of fun planning this cake.  I used chocolate and vanilla cake for all the layers. The bottom layer is a sheet cake that I used to make the … Read more

Awesome Farm Animal Cake

Barnyard Cake

This farm animal cake was made for my son’s birthday July 2, 2015. The animals I made (cow, chicks/chicken, and pigs) took the longest to make. The pig pen is an idea a relative sent me. That and the actual cake were very simple to make. The bottom layer is 9 in cake. The top … Read more

Coolest Trumpet Cake

Coolest Trumpet Cake

My son just turned 18 and plays trumpet in several high school music ensembles, so I finally decided I would try to make him a trumpet cake. I started with two 9×13 yellow cakes, layered and frosted in between. Using a template made from paper, I carefully cut the layered cake into a trumpet shape … Read more

Coolest Safari Birthday Cake Ever

Coolest Safari Birthday Cake Ever

My Safari cake is my own creation that was created for a young mom who was pregnant with her first child and her family was giving her a baby shower. Three yrs ago I did her wedding cake and I am still making cakes for her and her family when they need something unique. A … Read more

Beautiful Sweet 16 Birthday Cake

Beautiful Sweet 16 Birthday Cake

Getting my daughter to decide on a design for her Sweet 16 Birthday Cake was nearly impossible, but a week before her birthday, after I committed to two other cakes, she tells me what she wants. We are not having a big party, so I’m like, oh nothing fancy, it’s just family, I can whip … Read more

Cool Mike and Ike Anti Gravity Cake

Cool Mike and Ike Anti Gravity Cake

A friends daughter wanted an anti gravity cake and her favorite candy is Mike and Ike. I had never made one but figured after watching several videos it wouldn’t be that hard. I made 2 8 inch round cakes both were pink vanilla. As they were cooling I stared at all the Mike and Ike … Read more

Awesome Alice in Wonderland/ Repunzel/ Frozen Fever cake

Awesome Alice in Wonderland/ Repunzel/ Frozen Fever cake

I made this cake for my daughter, she helped design the cake. Bottom tier is Alice in Wonderland, which is chocolate fudge cake and ganache with surprise sweets inside. Middle tier is Disney Tangled which was vanilla and homemade strawberry jam and the top tier was Frozen Fever which was carrot cake, all decorations made … Read more