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 Yellow and Pink First Birthday Cake and Cupcakes

Homemade First Birthday Cake

I made this First Birthday Cake for my daughter as I’m bias towards first birthdays having to be a number 1 cake! I wanted to use yellow as it’s such a gorgeous colour for a little girl. I did a buttercream icing and kept it ‘kid friendly’ by only adding 1 drop of yellow food … Read more

Coolest First Birthday Cake

Homemade First Birthday Cake

The #1 on this first birthday cake is actually a candy plaque molded in the Wilton 1 pan. To begin you will need to melt 2 packages of wafer candy (either using pre-colored yellow wafers or color using white candy and candy* color) in microwave starting with 1 minute and stirring and microwaving at 30 … Read more

Pretty Homemade Number One Birthday Cake

Homemade Number One Birthday Cake

Again wanting a Number One Birthday Cake for my third child’s birthday. I created a shape for the number using packet mix x2. Then I used ganache to cover the cake and take out any imperfections for the fondant to go over the top. I coloured 2/3 of the fondant icing leaf green and the … Read more

Cool Homemade White, Pink and Purple First Birthday Cake

Homemade First Birthday Cake

I made this first birthday cake for my friend’s daughter’s 1st birthday. She wanted a no. 1 shaped cake decorated with flowers and butterflies and I managed to find one exactly as she wanted it on-line. I’d never made a shaped cake before so I was a bit nervous. So I made the no. 1 … Read more

Coolest First Birthday Sunshine Cake

Homemade First Birthday Sunshine Cake

I got most of my ideas for this First Birthday Sunshine Cake off this website, so thank you to everyone that experimented so I didn’t have to. We did the sun and flower theme because I say that my baby girl is my sunshine. The actual cake is a plain white moist cake. I injected … Read more

Cool Homemade First Birthday Cake With Monkey Smash Cake

Homemade First Birthday Cake

I had a friend ask me to make a cake for her son’s first birthday cake. She gave me the colors and the design she wanted. From there, I came up with the 1/2 sheet cake frosted with butter cream (I used 1/2 real butter and 1/2 shortening). I wanted to do something different so … Read more

Coolest 1st Birthday Cake Idea

Homemade 1st Birthday Cake Idea

I baked 2 large rectangular cakes and cut out pieces to form the roman numeral one. The theme for his first birthday was Birthday Prince. The colors of the cake were royal blue, baby blue and white to match the theme. I used store bought cake mixes and frosting. I used two cake mixes, as … Read more

Creative Cake Ideas and Photos for 1st Birthdays 1

For my daughters first birthday we were having a huge bash with lots of cake loving people who in turn called for me with my creative cake ideas to make a cake. So I created a cake with all her favorite things.To start out – select a rectangular pan that will fit your needs and … Read more

Simple and Sweet Homemade First Birthday Cake

Homemade First Birthday Cake

This is the First Birthday Cake I made for my youngest son’s first birthday (December 2009). This was my first attempt at making and using fondant. I found some ideas online and an easy marshmallow fondant recipe. I had a little trouble with cracking in the fondant, but I think it turned out okay for … Read more

Awesome 1st Birthday Cake with Blue Teddy Bear

Homemade 1st Birthday Cake

I made the fruit cake using a traditional Christmas cake recipe weeks before my son’s birthday and kept adding brandy to the baked cake (intended for the adults!!)to keep it moist! I had another cake for the kids! I then covered it in warm apricot jam, allowed to cool then covered in marzipan. Leave for … Read more

Creative Cake Ideas and Photos for 1st Birthdays 2

I usually use sponge cakes or pound cakes to make my creative cakes. I thought it would be nice to have a different kind of cake for a change. I put together the ingredients consisting of cocoa biscuits, butter and condensed milk. You mix them together until semi sticky and mould it into any shape … Read more

Coolest 1st Birthday Cake with 3 Gift Box Cakes

Homemade 1st Birthday Cake

This was a homemade 1st birthday cake that was made for my baby’s 1st birthday. It turned out awesome; I almost cried when I had to cut it! First, I used 1 package of cake and baked it in 2 round pans. I frosted in between and cut them down a bit. Second, I baked … Read more

Stunning Homemade 1st Birthday Cake with Flowers

Homemade 1st Birthday Cake

This 1st birthday cake was done for a one year old who loves flowers and butterflies. I had done this little girl’s baby shower cake before she was born, so it was a labor of love. This is a two tiered 10″ and 5″ round butter cream chocolate cake with a whipped chocolate ganache filling. … Read more

Creative Cake Ideas and Photos for 1st Birthdays 3

I used 3 pounds of butter cake for the decoration. My sister wanted a creative cake for her baby girl and she asked me to make the number cake. For covering and decoration I used fondant icing (earlier I made some number cakes using butter icing, and so I wanted to do some change). For … Read more

Coolest First Birthday Cake

Adrian's 1st Birthday Cake

I prepared this first birthday cake for my nephew’s birthday. I got the idea from the Wilton book from 2004. It’s a two tier cake covered with fondant. The upper tier is a 8 inch vanilla cake and the bottom tier is an 12 inch carrot cake (Emeril’s recipe from FoodTV.com) I prepared the number … Read more

Coolest Hugs and Stitches First Birthday Cake

Homemade Hugs and Stitches First Birthday Cake

I made the homemade hugs and stitches first birthday cake for my cousin’s little girls first birthday. This cake was made by using buttercream icing. I iced the cake into it’s sections. Using a flower and butterfly cookie cutter, I made an impression and used a round tip to outline and a #16 star tip … Read more

Cute Homemade 1st Birthday Cake with Cupcakes

Homemade 1st Birthday Cake

My son’s first birthday party was pretty classic. We decorated with photos of him, hung some of his baby clothes to show growth. Pretty much dark blue, light blue and white. I bought these #1 plates for the food and I wanted the 1st Birthday Cake to match. So for his smash cake I baked … Read more

Creative Cake Ideas and Photos for 1st Birthdays 4

The N0. 1 is about 45cm long (I had to cut the cake according to the shape). Animal and sleeping baby: I saw a picture of a creative cake like this and tried to make them in icing with a 3D effect. Border: Free hand design with royal icing.