Cool Homemade Building Blocks Cake

I made this building blocks cake for my niece and nephew’s first birthday. I am a self taught cake maker and knew it would be a challenge. But wanted to give them the best cake ever. My sister in law found a picture of some building block cakes and said can you make something like … Read more

Coolest Building Block Cakes

Coolest Childrens Birthday Cake Recipe and Photo Gallery

I made the ‘first birthday cake’ from “What to Expect the First Year”. It is carrot cake made with wheat flour, raisins and apple juice concentrate for sweetening. The brown frosting is cream cheese/raisin sweetened with apple juice concentrate. It was dense and fruity and enjoyed by carrot cake lovers. The white cake is buttercream … Read more

Awesome Homemade Pink Baby Shower Cake Design

Homemade Baby Shower Cake Design

A friend asked me to make this Baby Shower Cake Design, the only thing I had to go on was that it needed to be pink! I had a rough idea in mind, but it actually took two weeks to make all the little squares, which are made from sugar paste. I also made individual … Read more

Awesome Homemade Baby Blocks Cake with Teddy Bear

Homemade Baby Blocks Cake

I made this Baby Blocks cake for my Godson’s Christening. I baked a large sheet cake of yellow cake from scratch and also a 13×9 sheet cake to cut up and use for the blocks. Once the cakes had cooled I cut the 13×9 into squares and then froze them both. When it came to … Read more

First Birthday Alphabet Blocks Cake

First Birthday Alphabet Blocks Cake

This alphabet blocks cake provided my first experience with using royal icing to cover a cake. It took 10 hours from the time I started preparing the cake until I put the last little worm on it. It took A LOT of effort, but I really wanted to bake something special for my daughter Aliya’s first birthday. … Read more

Coolest Block Trolley Cake

Coolest Block Trolley Cake

I always use packet mix – Betty Crockers Chocolate Fudge, because you can freeze it a couple of days prior, then carve and slice out the shape. And the kids LOVE the cake – seldom any leftovers! I froze the cake, and cut out the trolley shape. I used off cuts to ice as the … Read more

Cool Baby Shower Cake for a Boy

Cool Baby Shower Cake for a Boy

I baked two double round cakes in different sizes and cut a cake board to the size of the top tier so I could work on it separately before stacking on the bottom layer using wood dowels for support.  Each cake is filled and covered in butter cream then covered with fondant.  Using the flat side of … Read more

Coolest Building Blocks Cake

Homemade Building Blocks Cake

I used a basic Madeira recipe for this sponge cake to make the building blocks cake. I used a LARGE tin (approx 12inch/30cm square. I do not know the exact amount of ingredients I used as I just kept adding more until it looked like enough but it was the biggest cake I have ever … Read more

Coolest Blocks Animals Baby Shower Cake

Homemade  Blocks Animals Baby Shower Cake

I have always made birthday cakes for my kids and one baby shower cake for a friend, so making this Homemade Blocks Animals Baby Shower Cake for the entire faculty at the middle school I teach at was a big step for me. I made this cake for another teacher. I choose the colors for … Read more

Coolest Pink and Blue Baby Block Cake

Homemade Baby Block Cake

I made this Baby Block Cake using one 11×15 pan and one 9″ square pan. I used funfetti for the cake mix. Total of 2 1/2 cake mixes. I first iced the entire sheet cake using the star tip making rows of purple, blue and pink. I made the blocks from the 9″ pan cut … Read more

Coolest “Me to You” Building Block (Boy) Christening Cake

Homemade "Me to You" Building Block (Boy) Christening Cake

I made this “Me to You” Building Block (Boy) Christening Cake for my son’s christening. It is an 8” round fruit cake and 7 2” square fruit cakes. Each cake was covered with marzipan and then iced with fondant. I used letter cutters for the letters and made the bear from modeling paste. The bear … Read more

Sweet Homemade Baby Blocks Cake

Homemade Baby Blocks Cake

This is the baby block cake I do whenever asked to do a baby shower cake. It’s an idea from the Wilton website years ago. There are four, 4 inch, two layer cakes. I usually do each of the 4 cakes a different flavor. It feeds about 50 people. I use a 18X20 in cake … Read more