Awesome Homemade Half and Half Birthday Christening Cake

half and half birthday christening cake

Here’s how I made this half and half birthday christening cake. I was asked to do a birthday cake for a 1 year old but to also make a christening cake. I asked for info on what Harry liked and was told he enjoys swimming, trains, ball pools and just toys in general. Well I … Read more

Last Minute Mickey Mouse Cake

Last Minute Mickey Mouse Cake

This last minute Mickey mouse cake is a 10 inch white cake frosted in homemade buttercream frosting. I made this for a friend that was doing some tile work for us. To make the number one, all I did was print a one picture off the internet. I cut out the number one, placed it on … Read more

Coolest Number 1 Birthday Cake with Smarties

Coolest Number 1 Birthday Cake with Smarties

I made this cake for my son’s first birthday cake. We all enjoyed it. It didn’t look perfect but you follow my steps you will see where I made the mistakes. I am positive my next smarties cake is going to be perfect. I always get excited when I make cakes and I run out … Read more

Coolest Number One 1st Birthday Cake

Coolest Number One 1st Birthday Cake

For my daughter’s 1st birthday, I decided to make a cake in the shape of “1” and added block letters on the top of the cake that spelled her name “Ruth.” To do this, I baked 2 9×13 cakes, let them cool, froze them. After I took out the cakes from the freezer, I cut … Read more

Coolest Number 1 with Teddy Bear Birthday Cake

Coolest Number 1 with Teddy Bear Birthday Cake

I love decorating cakes as a hobby. I was asked by a close friend to make a number one cake for her friend’s baby. This is how I made it: I started by making a grey bear out of half flower paste and half roll out icing. This hardens better and is easier to model … Read more

Cute Homemade Blue and White First Birthday Cake

First Birthday Cake

For this first birthday cake I started with a half sheet of marble cake, froze the cake overnight to make cutting it out easier. Then I drew a quick paper pattern of a large number “one” that used up most of the cake and layed it onto the cake. Next I cut the cake in … Read more

Cool Homemade 1st Birthday Cake with Wilton Cake Pan

Homemade 1st Birthday Cake

When my son turned 1 year old, I wanted to make him a special 1st Birthday Cake that featured the number 1. I baked a 12×18 sheet cake, then cut out the sides to make a big number one. I frosted the number one white using buttercream frosting, then took those cake pieces that I … Read more

Sweet Homemade 1st Birthday Cake

Homemade 1st Birthday Cake

I had made Winnie the Pooh cake for my three year old daughter and that inspired me to make another cake for my second daughter’s first birthday. I had no idea what exactly to do. I came to this site and had a look. Got few ideas and came up to this Homemade 1st Birthday … Read more

Creative Cake Ideas and Photos for 1st Birthdays 5

I came up with this creative cake idea for my niece on her first birthday! Since my Sister-in-law had invited all of the family, the cake needed to be pretty large to feed everyone. The idea for this creative cake came from the party invitations, which had a giant #1 on them and were surrounded … Read more

Cool Homemade Sheet Cake for a First Birthday

Homemade First Birthday Cake

I decided to make this First Birthday Cake for my daughter after looking through all of the talented “first birthday cakes” posted on this website! I would try my hand at baking a cake that matched her pink party napkin & plate set. I first baked a large sheet cake and frosted it with store-bought … Read more

White Homemade Number One Birthday Cake

Homemade 1st Birthday Cake

I made this white 1st Birthday cake for my niece. I used my usual white cake (secret!!) recipe that I won’t even give my family, but they all love it. I made two 9×13″ slabs, left the bottom layer whole (to get more servings out of it) and shaped the top layer into the “1”. … Read more

Creative Cake Ideas and Photos for 1st Birthdays 6

I got the idea for this creative cake for my Granddaughters first birthday from the napkins and party supplies my daughter purchased. I used food color markers and traced the images on to rice paper. I baked the cake according to package directions. I then iced the green, purple, and yellow patches on the top … Read more

Cool Homemade Purple First Birthday Cake

Homemade First Birthday Cake

I got the idea from the first birthday cake section’ on this website, and its the ‘My 1st birthday’ party kit. The recipe is a chiffon chocolate cake, baked in an ordinary rectangle pan. I then made butter icing and coloured it the two different shades of pink. The light pink center part was outlined … Read more

Sweet Homemade First Birthday Cake for my Granddaughter

Homemade First Birthday Cake

I made this First Birthday Cake for my granddaughter’s first birthday. I used 1/2 sheet cake pan and carved the cake myself. I attached the leftover cake at the bottom to create the “legs” of the 1. It was marble cake. For the heart I used a 6″ cake ring and used white cake. The … Read more

Coolest 1st Birthday Cake

Homemade 1st Birthday Cake

I made this 1st Birthday Cake from the “Hugs and Stitches” pattern from my daughter’s first birthday plates and napkins. The base is 2- 8″ rounds and the top is a 6″ round. I covered the bottom in pink fondant and then made the butterflies and flowers from fondant. Then the top I divided into … Read more

Creative Cake Ideas and Photos for 1st Birthdays 7

This creative cake was made for my daughters 1st birthday. Since she was only a year old, she was not into characters (Elmo, Dora, etc.), so we had to think of something cute to go with our pink decorations. The cake was simple to make. It is one large sheet cake with 2 small round … Read more

Coolest First Birthday Cake

First Birthday Cake

I have used this site several times to get great ideas for cakes for my children’s birthdays, including this one. I hope others can benefit from my ideas as well. I made this car and first birthday cake for my son’s first birthday. For the cake, I made a vanilla sheet cake recipe in a … Read more

Colorful and Easy 1st Birthday Cake Idea

Homemade 1st Birthday Cake Idea

This 1st Birthday Cake Idea is a yellow sheet cake. For this size cake I used 2 cake mixes. The frosting is buttercream homemade. I used the frosting recipe from Wilton, modified just a little. I like to put more vanilla or butter flavoring in mine. I copied the design from a napkin. I just … Read more

Coolest Swirl Cake

Swirl Cake

I love tiered cakes and got this idea for a swirl cake from Martha Stewart Kids, but theirs was very pink and girly. So I changed the colors and added dots between the layers. Make sure to use support between the layers so the weight doesn’t squish the cake.

Coolest First Bithday Cake

Homemade First Birthday Cake

I made this First Birthday Cake for the 1st birthday of my friend’s son. She left all the design in my hands so I didn’t want to disappoint her. When I think about babies, somehow teddy bears pop up in my mind and at the same time I wanted to include a big number 1 … Read more

Coolest Ever 1st Birthday Cake Idea

Homemade 1st Birthday Cake Idea

I made this 1st Birthday Cake Idea for my grandson Mac’s first birthday. Its a butter Madeira sponge cake which I split and filled with jam and vanilla buttercream. I crumb coated it with buttercream and covered it with sugar paste which I coloured green with gel food colouring to make a marble effect. I … Read more

Coolest Hugs and Stitches 1st Birthday Cake

Homemade Hugs and Stitches 1st Birthday Cake

I made this Hugs and Stitches 1st Birthday Cake for a friend’s daughter’s first birthday. The theme was the Hugs and Stitches girl first birthday. I basically made the cake to look like the plate. I made a half sheet cake and covered it in buttercream frosting once cooled. I colored fondant to match the … Read more