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