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

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

Cool Homemade Blue First Birthday Cake

Homemade  First Birthday Cake

I made this First Birthday Cake for my nephew’s 1st birthday. It was Cookies ‘n Cream, with cream cheese frosting. One box of white cake mix and chopped Oreo cookies and 1 can of cream cheese frosting. Follow directions on box and then add chopped Oreo’s. I used a 9×13 inch pan. When it was … Read more

Coolest Baby’s 1st Birthday Princess Cake

Homemade Baby's 1st Birthday Princess Cake

I used a 9×13″ pan and cut it up 3 ways to form a number 1. I then used pink buttercream and smoothed it out over the whole cake. I then used a white shell border on top and white, lilac, and yellow drop flowers along the bottom with some leaves in there too. I … Read more

Coolest Cars 1st Birthday Cake

Homemade Cars 1st Birthday Cake

This Cars 1st Birthday Cake is made from a normal sponge cake with black and green fondant and little icing Lightning Mcquen cars. I spread butter icing over cake then rolled out the fondant and placed over the cake using royal icing to glue the cars and the stars. You must use food colouring to … Read more

Creative Cake Ideas and Photos for 1st Birthdays 10

For my sons first birthday, I wanted to make something for all the little kids that would be easy for them to eat and still a little different for every kid, I wanted a creative cake. So what I did was I made 92 cupcakes (his party was really big– plus I wanted leftovers!) and … Read more

Coolest First Birthday Cake 21

Homemade First Birthday Cake

I made this first birthday cake for my son, it was my first try at fondant and I made my own marshmallow fondant (from an online recipe,very easy!). I made two sheet cakes, cut the top in a “1” shape and covered with canned frosting and the fondant and made little fondant “pearls” for the … Read more

Cute Hugs ‘N Stitches Theme First Birthday Cake

Homemade First Birthday Cake

I found the Hugs n’ Stitches theme on a few different sites. I thought this would be great for a little girl’s first birthday. My husband’s cousin asked me to make her daughter’s cake. So of course I picked this First Birthday Cake. I used both a strawberry and yellow cake mix and swirled them … Read more

Coolest 1 Birthday Cake

Homemade  1 Birthday Cake

I made this 1 Birthday Cake for my baby girl’s 1st birthday. We have 2 girls and I felt like I was somewhat out of ideas for a creative cake for her 1st birthday because I’ve already made a butterfly, a ladybug, a mermaid and a castle. So, I chose to keep it simple for … Read more

Coolest Homamde 1st Birthday Cake with Cupcakes

Homemade 1st Birthday Cake

This 1st Birthday Cake was really easy to make. First I made 2 simple sponge cakes in a 43mx28cm silicone loaf pan. Make sure you measure the ingredients exactly so they are the same height. I added a couple of tablespoons of warm water to the mixture to make it more moist. Once they had … Read more

Cool Homemade 4-Tier Polka Dot Cake

Pink and Brown Polka Dot Cake

For my little girl’s first birthday, I wanted a pink and brown polka dot cake. I love tiered cakes, so make a layered cake using basic square pans and stacking them. I used sugared flowers to add some color around the edges. You have to make sure to use columns or inserts for support between … Read more

First Birthday Cake

I made this No.1 birthday cake for my daughter’s birthday. It was my first attempt at using fondant icing and the result was fantastic. I hired the No.1 tin from the local cake decorating shop and used a Madeira cake mix also purchased from store. I baked the cake on Tuesday ready to be decorated … Read more

Coolest First Birthday Cake and Smash Cake

Homemade First Birthday Cake and Smash Cake

I was inspired to make this Homemade First Birthday Cake and Smash Cake from looking at others on this website, and I got a lot of useful tips from here and elsewhere on the internet. As suggested by another parent, I made two 9X13 sheet cakes (chocolate for the bottom, white for the top) and … Read more

Cool Homemade Number One Birthday Cake

Homemade Number One Birthday Cake

My best friend Rachel came to town and wanted to throw her baby daughter, London, a nice big first birthday party. She was going to either buy or make a cake, she just couldn’t decide what to do, so I said I would make a Number One Birthday Cake. We went to the local store … Read more

Coolest Boy’s 1st Birthday Cake

Homemade  Boy's 1st Birthday Cake

I got the idea for this Boy’s 1st Birthday Cake from this website. I thought it was a very fun and creative idea for my son’s 1st Birthday cake. I used 2 boxes of funfetti cake mix and baked the cake in a large 12×18 sheet cake pan. I baked the cake the day before … Read more