Cool Homemade One Direction Cake

Coolest One Direction Cake

A daughter of a family friend was having her 14th birthday and asked me to make her cake. Like many 14 year old girls she is in love with One Direction. When I asked her for ideas I noticed a theme with the Irish and British flag so I knew it was the way to … Read more

Coolest Justin Bieber Ipod Cake

Coolest Justin Bieber Ipod Cake

I got a request for this Justin Bieber Ipod cake for an 8 year old girl who loves Justin Bieber. I made the IPod by shaping 2 9×13 cakes, covering them in butter cream and then MMF. I also used the fondant for the details, including the headphones and buttons. Then I wrote the scrolling symbols with food coloring marker. I printed out … Read more

Elvis Birthday Cake

Elvis Birthday Cake

I went through a huge Elvis phase when I was younger, around age 12.  So when I was asked to make an Elvis cake I was looking forward to it! Elvis is a FBCT (Frozen ButterCream Transfer).  I googled Elvis pictures (for cartoon characters I search for coloring pages) and printed the one I liked … Read more

Michael Jackson 50th Birthday Cake

Michael Jackson 50th Birthday Cake

This is what you need to make the Michael Jackson 50th birthday Cake: 2 cakes (I made a 24cm x 30cm and a 16cm x 16cm) Butter Icing (I used 250g unsalted butter, 500g icing sugar and a little milk) Jam 2.5kg White Regalice Icing (available at supermarkets or cake supplies shop) 2 x 250g or … Read more

Coolest AC/DC Cake

Coolest AC/DC Cake

When I asked my son what cake he wanted for his birthday and he said an AC/DC one. I thought how would I do an AC/DC cake?? I then Googled some cakes on line and there wasn’t many on line,  I came on here and there are no other AC/DC cakes, so I thought i would just … Read more

Coolest Justin Bieber Birthday Cake

Coolest Justin Bieber Birthday Cake

A friend of mine asked me to make her 10 year old little niece a Justin Bieber cake and I immediately had images of a purple and white cake in my mind and visions of him with his new hair style! Since I normally make cakes for toddlers I was excited to make a more “grown … Read more

One Direction Super Bowl Birthday Cake

One Direction Super Bowl Birthday Cake

My “One Direction 49er-licious cake for tomorrow’s Super Niner Ballz Bowl with my Zumba familia  and Jenna’s 11th Birthday!! This is a 4 layer – Cherry Chip (red flick inside) cake. 2 cake boxes purchased from grocery store. Betty Crocker. Frosting is 2 layers of butter cream and 2 layers of strawberry mist and lots of gold … Read more

Coolest Marilyn Monroe Birthday Cake

Coolest Marilyn Monroe Birthday Cake

I was asked by a friend if I could make a cake for her sisters birthday that had a Marilyn Monroe theme to it.  She also wanted to know if I could make it with a Barbie doll dress type cake because her grandmother had always made them doll dress cakes for their birthdays when … Read more

Coolest Marilyn Monroe Cake

Coolest Marilyn Monroe Cake

I made this for a young lady who’s a big Marilyn fan. The cake is lemon supreme, two 9x13s sandwiched with cream cheese frosting and lemon curd. I used the same frosting for a crumb coat, then covered the cake with fondant icing (homemade–Wilton’s Marshmallow recipe with a little lemon flavoring–messy to make, but much … Read more

Coolest Lady Gaga Birthday Cake

Homemade Lady Gaga Birthday Cake

My brother was turning 16 and seeing how I recently started making cakes and made everyone else one, I knew I had to make him something great too. I knew he was into music so my idea was an iPod. Then my mom tells me he told her he wanted a Gaga cake for his … Read more

Coolest Taylor Swift Birthday Cake

Homemade Taylor Swift Birthday Cake

This Taylor Swift Birthday Cake was my very first fondant cake. My daughter is a huge Taylor Swift fan. I just became familiar with marshmallow fondant and have been using it to decorate sugar cookies. I decided to give it a try on a cake. I saw a pink and white “music” cake on bakery … Read more

Coolest Wiggles Car Birthday Cake Ideas for Children

Coolest Birthday Cake Ideas for Children

I used the Wilton cruiser pan and cut the top to make it a convertible. Next I covered the cake with buttercream and then fondant. I used a book wrapped in foil to lift the cake up then attached fondant wheels. I used buttercream to decorate the Wiggles logo. I made the Wiggles and the … Read more