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 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

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.

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 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