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

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

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