Cool Christening Cake

Cool Christening Cake

I was asked by a friend of the family to make a cake for their daughter’s christening featuring bears and balloons. The cake itself is made with an everyday normal sponge cake mixture with lemon flavoring added. Once the cake was cool enough, it was sliced through the middle and a layer of butter icing applied and then … Read more

Girly Baby Shower Cake

Girly Baby Shower Cake

This was a cake I made for a girly baby shower. I made most of the fondant circles in advance using cookie cutters. I made the top plaque in advance and hand drew the baby feet with black gel food color. The zebra stripes are also hand cut using fondant. This was a very fun cake to … Read more

Baby Girl Monkey Cake

Baby Girl Monkey Cake

I made this monkey cake for my niece’s baby shower. The cake is 2 tiered and each is 2 layers. The monkey I made out of gum paste,  also out of gum paste is the flowers on top. The icing work is all butter cream. When I have to transport a cake I bring the tiers separate and put … Read more

Cool Homemade 2 Tier Christening Cake for my Grandson

I was so excited when my daughter in law asked me to make a Christening cake for my grandson’s christening. She sent me a picture of how she wanted it to look so the next day I started to make the models for the top of the cake. I made an elephant,  3 small blocks in … Read more

Coolest Jungle Baby Shower Cake

Coolest Jungle Baby Shower Cake

I made this Jungle Baby Shower cake for an animal themed baby shower. It is a vanilla Madeira cake (easy to carve) with a chocolate mouse and fresh strawberries. The cakes ended up to be around 5 pounds. I made the animals the day before so it could set then finished covering the cake on the day of.  The … Read more

Cool Baby Shower Cake for a Boy

Cool Baby Shower Cake for a Boy

I baked two double round cakes in different sizes and cut a cake board to the size of the top tier so I could work on it separately before stacking on the bottom layer using wood dowels for support.  Each cake is filled and covered in butter cream then covered with fondant.  Using the flat side of … Read more

Cool Homemade Baby Shower Cake

Cool Homemade Baby Shower Cake

I made this cake for a good friend who was having a late baby, meaning she already had teenagers and was quite surprised to say the least. Well the least I could do is make her cake. I’m a beginner baker so this was quite a challenge. After seeing the picture in the Wilton Book … Read more

Cool Homemade Diaper Bag Cake Idea

Homemade Diaper Bag Cake Idea

This Diaper Bag Cake Idea is a 9×13 cake x2 and cut long ways in half and stacked making it four alternating layers of chocolate and French vanilla, with buttercream in between the layers, then covered in fondant with handmade fondant elements. I also used a edible marker to write on the baby products. I … Read more

Coolest Animal Print Baby Shower Cake

Homemade Animal Print Baby Shower Cake

This was the first time I made marshmallow fondant. Everything was made except the zebra strips. I bought the Wilton sheets and cut out the strips and placed them on the bottom cake that was covered in white fondant. The cake was made with lemon cake mix. I added lemon zest and sour cream to … Read more

Coolest Baby Shower Cake Photos and Preparation Tips 11

This baby cake was baked for a co-workers baby shower. I baked it in a shaped pan and used alphabet cookie cutters to form the words. The couple didn’t want to know the baby’s sex so it was a generic cake. The small decorations and sprinkles were bought at a local hobby store. This baby … Read more

Coolest Boy Shower Cake

Homemade Boy Shower Cake

The Boy Shower Cake is covered with baby blue fondant. I used a 10 square on bottom and and 8 square for top tier. I found a bootie template on Wilton but it was for tiny booties so I blew it up to make big booties. You have to make sure you put something inside … Read more

Baby Cake

Baby Cake

Well it all began by volunteering to make the baby cake to bring to my good friends baby shower. Its her second child and its a boy this time (she already has her girl). The cake itself is box mix. I used 2 8″round Wilton pans coated with shortening (no flour) and followed the instructions … Read more

Cool Homemade Christening Cake with Fondant Details

Homemade Christening Cake

I made this Christening Cake for my 1st son’s Christening. It is a rich chocolate mud cake, the recipe was handed down to me by my late mother in law. When the cake was ready to ice, I placed the top tear on a cake board of the same size and iced using RTR icing. … Read more

Coolest Baby Shower Cake Tips and Photos 0

Emma just turned four and wanted to have a “Mommy Party” so I set out trying to figure out some baby shower cake tips of what you do at a Mommy party and what a Mommy cake looks like. This is what I came up with. I used a Wiltons wonder mold and one box … Read more

Coolest Baby Shower Safari Theme Cake

Homemade Baby Shower Safari Theme Cake

This Baby Shower Safari Theme Cake is a 3 tier cake with butter creme icing and homemade fondant. The homemade fondant is very easy to make, it’s 1-16oz bag of mini marshmallows and add 3 tablespoons of water into a large bowl greased with shortening, and microwave 30 seconds at a time till melted, then … Read more

Coolest Baby Quilt Cake

Baby Quilt Cake

This baby quilt cake was easy and fun to make! Used 2 batches of buttercream icing. First batch to frost the cake since I don’t like the taste of fondant and would not do a whole cake in fondant. Second batch divided and colored. The baby blocks and flowers in the center are made of … Read more

Coolest Under the Sea Baby Shower Cake Design

Homemade Under the Sea Baby Shower Cake Design

The Under the Sea Baby Shower Cake Design for this baby shower was “Baby and Me, Under the Sea”. I tried to make the sheet cake to look just like the invitation to the shower. I used a Wilton 14 x 18 inch sheet cake pan. After cooling, I used Butter Cream icing tinted blue … Read more

Coolest Baby Shower Cake Tips and Photos 1

This cake was a big hit at my aunts Baby Shower. I just wanted to let everyone know that this is a Gluten Free cake. This picture is proof that even if you are allergic to gluten you can still enjoy tasty and beautiful cakes. The theme of the shower was Sweet Dreams Little Prince … Read more

Cool Homemade 2 Tiered Blue and White Baby Shower Cake

Homemade Baby Shower Cake

This Homemade Baby Shower Cake was for a very large baby shower. The shower was a “Splish Splash” theme. I made a four layer, two tier round cake. Covered with fondant and then placed round cut outs on the top and sides. I just put yellow satin wire edge ribbon on the sides. Then topped … Read more

Cute Homemade Pink and Blue Baby Cake

Homemade Baby Cake

I made this baby cake for my sister’s and mine baby shower. I was having a girl and she was having a boy so I decided to go with pink and blue. The cake is 3 layers. The first layer is butter recipe yellow. The second one is chocolate and the third is yellow again. … Read more

Coolest Baby Shower Train Cake

Homemade Baby Shower Train Cake

I made this Baby Shower Train Cake for my cousin’s baby shower, the theme was trains and I wanted it to be elegant yet babyish. This is what I envisioned, lots of pearl detail. I even pearlized the fondant and all the “silver” accents. I worked very hard and it was tedious but I am … Read more

Coolest Baby Shower Cake Tips and Photos 2

This was the cake I made for my baby shower. I insisted that I do my own since I might never have a reason to do another three tiered cake! My baby shower cake tips are to start about a week in advance by making the party favors and the roses out of fondant. Then … Read more

Coolest Sweet Dreams Baby Cake

Homemade Sweet Dreams Baby Cake

This Sweet Dreams Baby Cake was made for a baby shower. I baked three cakes 10″, 8″ and 6″. I frosted them in butter cream then covered each layer with Fondant. In each layer I had 4 dowels to hold the weight of the cake and I had a large dowel hammered right down the … Read more