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

Coolest Number 1 Cake

Homemade Number 1 Cake

I bake a 14inch square cake and covered it in white homemade icing for this Number 1 Cake. I followed the recipe in the Wilton book. I drew circles in red, blue, orange, and green over the cake. I also wrote Happy Birthday on it. I baked another cake using the #1 Wilton pan. I … 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