Coolest Homemade Tow Mater Cake

My son’s 2nd birthday was fast approaching and he has made the switch from loving Mickey Mouse to adoring Disney cars. He loves Lightning McQueen but he and I both adore Tow Mater. He is so funny and my little boy Jack laughs at everything he does. Now a friend had posted a picture of her son’s Lightning McQueen cake made by … Read more

Cool Lightning McQueen Birthday Cake

Cool Lightning McQueen Birthday Cake

This Lightning McQueen birthday cake was made with two pans. One borrowed pan and one round pan. It was made with a half chocolate cake and a half vanilla. This cake here took me about 8 hours to make but had a lot of fun. I took a Matchbox Lightning McQueen car and sculpted it out of … Read more

3D Cars 4th Birthday Cake

3D Cars 4th Birthday Cake

This 3D Cars 4th birthday cake was the perfect match for my Wilton 3D cake pan that I found at a garage sale! I was asked to make a birthday cake for a co-worker’s soon to be 4 year old.  He loves the Cars movies, so it was a great opportunity to use my garage … Read more

Coolest Homemade Lightening McQueen Birthday Cake

Coolest Homemade Lightening McQueen Birthday Cake

When my friend asked if I could make this Lightening McQueen birthday cake, I jumped at the opportunity to outdo any of my previous cakes. The little boy I was making it for was turning 6 and was absolutely OBSESSED with the movie Cars. The Make-a-Wish Foundation even sent this guy to Cars Land at Disney! … Read more

Awesome Cars Cake

Awesome Cars Cake

I was wanting to have a custom cake that fit the theme that actually tasted good, without spending a fortune. So, the baking God’s were on my side. I had never attempted anything like this before and I just went with it!! I used my Mom’s Hershey cake recipe. She made us a Hershey cake … Read more

Disneys Mack Truck Cake

I made this Mack truck cake for my son’s 3rd birthday, he is Cars mad and desperately wanted a Mack Truck cake. I baked 2 large chocolate rectangle cakes. The first cake I cut in half length ways and stacked to make the trailer. The second cake I cut in quarters, then one quarter cut … Read more

Coolest Mater Cake

The Mater Cake was for my best friend, she requested it as a surprise for her car enthusiast husband.  It was his favorite flavor, red velvet, fondant covered and hand painted.  I made this cake as well as being a bridesmaid that weekend. So on top of my regular work schedule,  getting hair, makeup, and … Read more

Coolest Lightning McQueen Cars Cake

Coolest Lightning McQueen Cars Cake

My sister asked me to bake a Lightning McQueen style car cake for a friend for her son’s 1st birthday. This is the first time I’ve made a cake for anyone  outside my family so I was really nervous but it turned out pretty cute. The friend wanted the LM cake for just her son … Read more

Coolest 3D Mack Cake from Cars

Coolest 3D Mack Cake from Cars

This 3D Mack cake was a beast!  I made this cake for my 2  year old son’s birthday because he is literally obsessed with the character Mack from the Disney movie Cars.  Anytime we are out and about he points out all of the trucks and of course calls them by name, Mack!  So I knew … Read more

Race to the Deadline Lightning McQueen Birthday Cake

Race to the Deadline Lightning McQueen Birthday Cake

For my nephews 2nd birthday, I wanted to give him something besides the normal everyday gift. It took a while, but 2 days before his party, I decided to “make” him a Lightning McQueen cake (his favorite character). I was pretty good at doing “cupcake ” themes, so I figured it couldn’t be too hard. … Read more

Coolest Finn McMissle Cake

Coolest Finn McMissle Cake

I made this Finn McMissle cake for my son’s 6th birthday. I used the Wilson’s car pan and then trimmed the cake until it resembled Finn McMissle. I find it easier to trim the cakes after they have been frozen. Freezing the cake also makes it more moist. I also used a toy Finn as my … Read more

Coolest Disney Planes And Cars Cake

Coolest Disney Planes And Cars Cake

I started with a 6 inch funfetti cake filled with butter cream, and frosted it Americolor sky blue, then added clouds with a # 12 tip and attached the planes from the Disney planes character set to florist wire and stuck them in the cake. Next I made the road sign, road cones, hills, road, … Read more

Cool Finn McMissile Birthday Cake

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My 2 year old son is obsessed with the character Finn Mcmissile from the movie Cars 2 so I decided to make him a Finn Mcmissile birthday cake for his 2nd birthday. I baked two banana chocolate cakes using a rectangular shaped tin for the base and a square one for the top of the car. … Read more

Cool Homemade Lightening McQueen Cars Birthday Cake

Coolest Lightening McQueen Cars Birthday Cake

I started this Lightening McQueen Cars birthday cake with a two layered rectangular chocolate mud cake , a steak knife and a toy car to look at /copy.  Off I began carving bit by bit , little by little …. until I was finally satisfied with the shape. I can tell you, I thought at many … Read more

Coolest Cars Spiral Birthday Cake

I did this Cars spiral birthday cake for my son’s 4th birthday. He is a big fan of the Disney Pixar film ‘Cars’ and when I asked him how he wanted his birthday cake, he immediately said ‘Lightning McQueen’. He already has some small toy Cars characters from the film so I thought of putting them … Read more

Coolest Tow Mater Birthday Cake

Coolest Tow Mater Birthday Cake

I had a lady call me asking if I could make a Mater cake for her 15 year old daughter.  I have actually never made a 3D cake like that before, so I wasn’t sure I would be able to do it. I just bought a small square pan, a 6x6x2, and baked 2 loaf … Read more

Coolest Last Minute Mater Birthday Cake

Front view of Mater.

I was asked at the very last minute by my son to make a surprise birthday cake for his best friend and could I incorporate his favorite things, his favorite movie as a kid, Cars, with Mater being his favorite character, his favorite games, Skyrim and Minecraft and his favorite series, Sherlock. Now his birthday … Read more

Coolest Lightening McQueen Birthday Cake

Coolest Lightening McQueen Birthday Cake

For my youngest grandson’s third birthday, at his request, we made Lightening McQueen for his Cars themed party. It was definitely a family affair with artistic contributions from his grandpa, as master scuplter, his uncle, as master decorator and me, grandma, as master baker and icer. We used two 9 x13″ cakes for the base: … Read more

Cool Homemade Cars Birthday Cake with Toy Car Toppers

Coolest Cars Birthday Cake

I made a 12in Cars birthday cake for my nephew! He turned 4 and I wanted to make it something he would love! I iced the cake completely red, and made a race track on top in the shape of a number 4. I drew the track out and filled in with icing then used … Read more

Coolest Cars 2 Cake

Coolest Cars 2 Cake

For his 6th birthday, my son requested a Cars 2 cake.  We decided to go with the scene where Lightning and Mater are hooked together and flying over London and Mater has a bomb under his hood.  Meanwhile, Holly and Finn are escaping from Big Bentley. The base was just a simple half-sheet yellow cake … Read more

Coolest Lightning McQueen Cake

My son wanted Lightning McQueen on his birthday cake this year. And of course I can’t say no. I first found this Wilton’s Cars’ pan to use, but with the size of family we have, I knew I’d need more cake. So I thought I could put Lightning McQueen on top of a sheet cake. … Read more

Cool Homemade Disney Cars Cake

Coolest Disney Cars Cake

Ok, so this is my first ever attempt at working with fondant. Not only did I decide to work with fondant, but I decided to make homemade marshmallow fondant on top of that! I was very nervous to say the least and prepared this Disney Cars cake two days before my son’s birthday party to give … Read more

Cool Homemade 3-Tier Disney Cars Cake

Coolest Disney Cars Cake

Every little boy LOVES Lightning McQueen right? Right. I have 3 boys. I know. Anyway. My son turned three and wanted a cars cake. I had made him an Elmo cake when he was 2. It scared him and he wouldn’t get near it. I was determined to redeem myself and this cake did it! … Read more