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

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 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

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 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

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

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

Coolest Cars 2 Birthday Cake

Coolest Cars 2 Birthday Cake

This Cars 2 birthday cake was done within a three day notice. The theme was Cars 2 and flavor was strawberry banana with strawberry filling. I wanted everything to be edible so I stared off with two 10X2 inch cakes which makes total 10×4 inch and two 6×2 inch cakes for total of 6×4 inch. The hardest … Read more

Coolest Pixar Cars Birthday Cake

Coolest Pixar Cars Birthday Cake

This Pixar Cars birthday cake is awesome. My client text me a picture of this cake and I just modified it a little bit. So, this is a 1/2 sheet marble cake with vanilla butter cream and fresh strawberries. I found the cars and the cars ‘audience’ from a cake supply store. No fondant here. Everything is just butter … Read more

Cool Cars Cake for a 2 Year Old Boy

Cool Cars Cake for a 2 Year Old Boy

This Cars cake was made for my 2 year old so which I did from home. The hardest part not so much the piping but it was the time consuming of cutting out each of the black squares by hand using a knife and sugar sheets.  My son and his friends absolutely loved the cake. All they … Read more

Lightning Mc Queen and Cupcakes for 3 year old boy

Lightning Mc Queen and Cupcakes for 3 year old boy

I baked a Lightning McQueen cake and cupcakes for a 3 year old toddler’s birthday party. I made a spongecake which I carved and covered in a red fondant with all the trimmings. I also made cupcakes with the racing number on for each child that came to the party. I did it overnight. I … Read more

Coolest Cars 2 Cake for a 2-Year-Old Boy

Coolest Cars 2 Cake for a 2-Year-Old Boy

This Cars 2 cake is made from 2-6 inch layers on top and 2-10 inch layers on the bottom. Wooden dowels are used in bottom layers to support the top and one long dowel down the center of all to keep top from sliding. The flavors were just vanilla cake with butter cream icing as requested by … Read more

Awesome CARS 2 Scene Made of Cakes for a 4th Birthday

Awesome CARS 2 Scene Made of Cakes for a 4th Birthday

My grandson wanted a CARS 2 birthday cake for his 4th Birthday.  I started with the grandstand made out of rice cereal treats and covered with melted chocolate. The “car fans” are fondant, time consuming but not difficult.  I used brownies covered in melted chocolate for the race track and the checkered flag design across … Read more

Coolest Cars Race Track 2nd Birthday Cake

Coolest Cars Race Track 2nd Birthday Cake

I had decided to plan my son’s party and make his 2nd birthday cake all based on the Disney Cars movie, because of his love of playing with cars, hot wheels, and anything that generally rolls. We have also watched the movie a couple of times and he seemed to really enjoy it. After looking … Read more

Cool Homemade Disney Cars Birthday Cake

Coolest Disney Cars Birthday Cake

This Disney Cars birthday cake is the birthday cake I made back in Feb. for my son’s 3rd birthday. He loves all the Disney Cars movies and I wanted to make him something really special. He had become a big brother in November, so I wanted to go the extra mile for his birthday! The cake … Read more

Coolest Lightning McQueen Cake

Homemade Lightning McQueen Cake

This Lightning McQueen cake took 2 days, and had several mistakes, but it was my third cake that I have ever decorated, so I learned a lot. I used the Wilton cruiser cake pan, but really you can use regular pans and build your cake, this pan was a nice easy design once finished, but … Read more

Cool Homemade 2-Tier Disney Cars Cake

Homemade Disney Cars Cake

I used 2, 10 inch rounds and 2, 6 inch rounds for this Disney Cars Cake. This was my first time using fondant which I used to make the checkerboard pieces and the road (I ran out of road and would do it all the way around next time). I then purchased sugars from my … Read more

Coolest Homemade 3 Tier Cars Cake

Homemade Cars Cake

This Cars cake was made for one of my dearest friend’s one year old boy, as a birthday gift. The cake looks like a white walled tire from the view above. The inside was colored blue (as in Dinoco Blue in the ‘Cars’ movie) by baking a vanilla cake and placing blue food coloring throughout … Read more

Coolest 2nd Birthday Cars Cake

Homemade 2nd Birthday Cars Cake

My son has watched “Cars” more times that we can count, so it was appropriate to make him a 2nd Birthday Cars Cake. We searched for ideas, from form cakes to unique ideas with cake toppers. While at Target, we spotted the three-piece Race Day cars – Lightening McQueen (with tongue extended), Chick Hicks, and … Read more

Coolest Cars Birthday Cake

Homemade Cars Birthday Cake

I made this Cars Birthday Cake for my son’s third birthday. I am a stay at home mom who enjoys baking as a hobby. This cake is three tiers with three layers in each tier. A cake like this may seem impossible, but the key is preparation. About two weeks before his party, I took … Read more

Coolest Cars Baseball Cake

Homemade Cars Baseball Cake

When my son, Mason, was turning 6, he was very much into the Cars movie and baseball. He couldn’t decide what kind of birthday cake he wanted, so he asked for a cake that was Cars and baseball. I had to think a bit on that one, but finally I decided on a baseball diamond … Read more