Eggs and Megs in a Nest Cake

My daughter Megan is mad about animals, especially birds of prey.  For her 8th Birthday she was taking some friends to the wonderful Hawk Conservancy Trust in Hampshire (England).  So this year, Meg really wanted a NEST cake, with exactly three eggs in it.   First I made 2 round sponge cakes for the base. … Read more

Coolest Bird in a Nest Spring Birthday Cake

Coolest Bird in a Nest Spring Birthday Cake

Spring has sprung! I was asked to make a cake for a little girl born on the first day of Spring!  They wanted birds, butterflies, etc. I hoped to make a cake to meet their expectations. This cake is red velvet with cream cheese frosting, covered in fondant, and decorated with fondant flowers, butterflies and … Read more

Coolest Bird Cake

Coolest Bird Cake

This Bird Cake was a smash cake for my friend’s daughter’s first birthday party. I got the idea after seeing an internet picture of a Sesame Street cake with Big Bird sitting in his nest. For this cake I used half of the Wilton ball cake pan and two cupcakes. After baking, cooling and leveling … Read more

Coolest Bird in Nest Birthday Cake

Homemade Bird in Nest Birthday Cake

After my Mum had seen my Bagpuss cake that I’d made for my birthday (and sampled it!), she asked me to make a cake for her birthday. After searching the internet for some ideas, I finally decided to make this Bird in Nest Birthday Cake, as she enjoys watching the birds feeding outside her kitchen … Read more

Coolest Bird and Nest Cake

Homemade Bird and Nest Cake

This bird and nest cake was made for a friend’s baby shower. Her theme was little fat birds. Her only request to have it blue. The cake is a chocolate gluten free cake with gluten free chocolate frosting. I baked and made this cake in one full day. I used a small bowl as a … Read more