Coolest ABC Block Birthday Cake

Homemade ABC Block Birthday Cake

I made this Homemade ABC Block Birthday Cake for my daughter Aibhilin’s 3rd birthday. I had seen a few block cakes, but most had been made for baby showers or baptisms. My daughter loves blocks! So I decided to make one for her, with her nick name on it “Aibhi” (pronounced ayv-ee). I used one … 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

Cool Homemade 3D Baby Blocks Cake

Homemade Baby Blocks Cake

I used 4 layers of 8×8 cakes to make each block (1 box mix of cake filled two 8×8 pans). I just trimmed off all four sides to make a nice flat edge and used buttercream icing. I used candy melts to make the letters and characters. Just melted them in a ziploc bag in … Read more

Coolest Baby Blocks Birthday Cake

Homemade Baby Blocks Birthday Cake

I decided to make a Baby Blocks Birthday Cake for my daughter’s first birthday after looking at some great examples on this website – thanks! I baked 2 cakes in loaf tins and once cooled cut these into ~6cm cubes (each loaf cake made 3 cubes). Having not done this before they turned out a … Read more

Coolest Homemade Baby Shower Cake with Rubber Ducks

Homemade Baby Shower Cake

I made a baby block as a Baby Shower Cake. I used an 8×8 pan and stacked four cakes on top of each other with buttercream in between after leveling off the tops. I then iced it in buttercream and smoothed out all of the corners. I then covered the entire cake in fondant tinted … Read more

Cool Homemade Block Trolley Cake

Homemade Block Trolley Cake

Freeze the cake a day before cutting out the center of the block trolley cake, then the cake will not crumble away. I suggest using a harder cake for the blocks (I didn’t and there were tears!) Pack the icing around the block, then freeze for 10 minutes. Bring the block out and immediately slice … Read more

Coolest Building Block Birthday Cake

Homemade Building Block Birthday Cake

My step-sister asked me to make a cake for her youngest son who’s turning one. I had the idea of the building blocks so I spent days looking at pictures of how I wanted to do it. Then I came across pictures of fondant animals and thought that would look cute on it too, especially … Read more

Coolest Childrens Birthday Cake Recipe Ideas – Building Block Cakes 0

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

Coolest Baby Shower Block Cake

Homemade Baby Shower Block Cake

This Baby Shower Block Cake started with about three yellow cake rounds, one yellow 8″x13″, and one devil’s food 8″x13″. This was for a friend of mine, her son’s name is Layne so I spelled his name in the blocks. I made a batch of Italian buttercream with less butter than it should have, so … Read more

Coolest Name Alphabet Block Cake

Homemade Name Alphabet Block Cake

I made this homemade name alphabet cake for my son Zachary’s 1st birthday. I wanted something different from the giant #1 cake I’d done for his sister’s 1st birthday but that was still a “little” kid cake. Plus we wanted to keep the decorations relatively simple and weren’t really going with any particular character theme. … Read more

Coolest Baby Blocks Shower Cake

Homemade Baby Blocks Shower Cake

This Baby Blocks Shower Cake is 1/2 sheet cake. I made it a basic yellow two mix cake but I added banana extract for a great surprising flavor. I made buttercream frosting and also added some banana extract to it to. I used fondant for the flowers. The filling is just a banana custard I … Read more

Coolest Homemade Baby Blocks Cake with Teddy Bear

Homemade Baby Blocks Cake

This Baby Blocks Cake is a 3 ingredient cake that taste AMAZING! Here is what you need to make it; graham crackers, heavy whipping cream and Hershey’s chocolate syrup. No measuring required, all you do is beat the heavy whipping cream until it turns to a nice whipped thickness (before it turns to butter) add … Read more