Coolest Nightmare Before Christmas Wedding Cake

Coolest Nightmare Before Christmas Wedding Cake

I had a lady call me up asking if I could make her a Tim Burton Nightmare Before Christmas wedding cake and 150 cupcakes. I said sure that sounds like fun! she only could afford $400 so I was good with that. I figured I could do it with that and still make money off it. … Read more

Cool Nightmare Before Christmas Wedding Cake

Cool Nightmare Before Christmas Wedding Cake

I made 6 white wedding cakes. I made butter cream icing and marshmallow fondant for the roses. After melting the marshmallows with a few tsp. of water I added 6-8 cups of powdered sugar and mixed until it started forming a solid ball. I covered my fondant sheet with butter so it wouldn’t stick then … Read more

Coolest Jack and Sally Cakes for my 16th Birthday

Coolest Jack and Sally Cakes for my 16th Birthday

I started these Jack and Sally cakes early in the day, I just made two round cakes, it took about an hour. I then got out two cans of white icing, then a few special tipped icing packets to create the hair, eyes, mouths, noses, eye lashes, and scars. My then boyfriend, Tyler, created the … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington Cake

Homemade Jack Skellington Cake

This Jack Skellington cake was really fun to do and one of my first attempts at shaping buttercream. It is just a quarter sheet cake with Bavarian cream filling. I started with a picture I found on the internet of the title character and went from there. I realize I should have used a 8 … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington Birthday Cake

Homemade Jack Skellington Birthday Cake

My 14 year old daughter wanted a NMBC Birthday party and didn’t want a store bought cake. Being the creative dad that I am I jumped on the chance to make a cake for her even though I’ve never baked a cake before or even decorated one. I found this page during my research for … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington Cake

Homemade Jack Skellington Cake

I took Cake Decorating as one of my 5th year subjects and we were making a Halloween cake and you can’t get more Halloween than Nightmare Before Christmas. This Jack Skellington Cake is a Madeira cake made in a circular pan then cut into two with apricot jam (use any jam you wish) and vanilla … Read more

Jack Skellington Cake

Jack Skellington

I started this Jack Skellington cake by making one 1/4 sheet vanilla and 1/4 chocolate and iced them together with buttercream icing to make a flat surface. I put the cake briefly in the freezer to harden the icing so that it is easier to smooth (especially the sides) but not too long or it … Read more

Coolest Nightmare Before Christmas Cake

Homemade Nightmare Before Christmas Cake

I was asked to make a three tier Halloween cake for a Halloween/Wedding Party. I started a few days before by making the cake top hill. I used a simple batch of rice crispy treats to shape into the hill. I formed the hill and let sit for 24 hours. I then covered it with … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington Birthday Cake

Homemade Jack Skellington Birthday Cake

My son loves Jack, I made it for his 6th birthday, This was my first big cake.For the head I used 2 round cakes, the body 1 long cake pan, the bow tie is construction paper. The frosting I bought from Target, they have the different color tubes and gel for the face. This cake … Read more

Coolest Nightmare Before Christmas Cake

Homemade Nightmare Before Christmas Cake

I was asked to make a three tier Halloween cake for a Halloween/Wedding Party. I started a few days before by making the cake top hill. I used a simple batch of rice crispy treats to shape into the hill. I formed the hill and let sit for 24 hours. I then covered it with … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington Cake

Homemade Jack Skellington Cake

When my angel asks for a Jack Skellington cake for her birthday, hyper-cakey daddy jumps right in. Ingredients: Scissors, 2- Box yellow cake, 2- jar raspberry filling, 2- can vanilla frosting, 1 bag black Twizzlers, 1- can black fondant, 1- bat (canned), 1- 12” heart shaped pan, 2- 8” round pans. Bake cakes. Slice all … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington Cake

Homemade Jack Skellington Cake

My niece wanted a Jack Skellington cake from Nightmare Before Christmas. No one had a molding. So I got some fondant and made zero and the cake and I used food coloring. I also made individual cupcakes and everyone commented on my work. As I shaped the fondant to make zero I let it get … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington Cake

Homemade Jack Skellington Cake

Three years ago I made my wife a cake like this Jack Skellington Cake for her birthday. I got a request for another the other day and here it is. I was curious to see if my skills improved. I think they did. I made a base of chocolate cake with grey buttercrean frosting and … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington Cake

Homemade Jack Skellington Cake

This Jack Skellinton cake was requested by my niece for her 15th birthday. It was pretty easy (more than I thought). I just made a regular 9×13 box cake and iced it with classic white icing. I bought a can of the black Wilton icing with tips to do the rest (I had the colored … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington Cake

Homemade Jack Skellington Cake

My son loves the Nightmare Before Christmas and wanted a Jack Skellington cake for his 5th birthday. I made a round cake and I bought white decorator icing. I cut out a piece of paper the same size the cake was and I drew Jack’s face on it. I put a piece of baking paper … Read more

Coolest Nightmare Before Christmas Cake

Homemade Nightmare Before Christmas Cake

This Nightmare Before Christmas Cake was made for my sister’s 16th birthday party. She is an avid Jack fan. I made the three tiers then covered them with fondant. (For this cake I bought a tub of ready-made.) All of the figures were mad from gum paste. This was my first attempt to mold figures … Read more

Coolest Nightmare Before Christmas Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake

Homemade Nightmare Before Christmas Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake

I made this Nightmare Before Christmas Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake for my son’s 17th birthday. I used to work in the Disney Store when he was a toddler I brought home NBC he was hooked even at that age and has loved it ever since, he has grown to love all Tim Burton’s work, which … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington Cake

Homemade Jack Skellington Cake

I used a yellow cake mix so it would be easy to cover with white icing. I dipped my spreader in a glass of hot water to get the icing smooth. I spread black jell icing on the rim of a Dixie cup and squeezed it to get the oval shape for outline of the … Read more

Coolest Oogie Boogie Cake

Homemade Oogie Boogie Cake

I made this Oogie Boogie cake for my son’s 6th birthday. It was by far the easiest cake I ever made. Just make a round cake. I made a sponge cake, but you can use any cake you like. I chopped up strawberries into tiny pieces and mixed them with whipped cream, which I used … Read more

Coolest Homemade Jack Skellington Cake

Homemade Jack Skellington Cake

This Homemade Jack Skellington Cake was made for my daughter on her 16th, she is mad about Nightmare Before Christmas and I thought I’d give it ago. I used a 12inch square Madeira cake and a 10inch round. All what you see on the cake is made from fondant icing, Jack was made in sections … Read more

Coolest Nightmare Before Christmas Cake

Homemade Nightmare Before Christmas Cake

I love to make cakes. Halloween is a really great time to get adventurous with baking and my kids love the Nightmare Before Christmas; we always watch the film at Halloween. This cake has two tiers, one chocolate with the crumbled flaked on the top, and one lemon with a lemon curd filling. It was … Read more

Coolest Jack Skellington Cake

Homemade Jack Skellington Cake

This Jack Skellington birthday cake, was 4 12″ squares, leveled filled and iced in buttercream then covered in neon green fondant, a large contour pan was used for the basket ball inside the box, it was covered in buttercream, then fondant was folded in parts to look like tissue paper. The lid was double layers … Read more

Coolest Nightmare Before Christmas Birthday Cake

Homemade Nightmare Before Christmas Birthday Cake

I made this Nightmare Before Christmas Birthday Cake for my daughter’s 3rd birthday as she loves The Nightmare Before Christmas. The bottom cake is an orange-vanilla cake with orange butter frosting. The top one is a three layered chocolate and vanilla checkerboard cake also with butter frosting. Each layer was frosted a different color:purple, orange … Read more

Coolest Nightmare Before Christmas Cake

Homemade Nightmare Before Christmas Cake

This homemade Nightmare Before Christmas cake was for a girl who likes “The Nightmare Before Christmas”, sewing & sketching. This is what I came up with. The pencil has drawn Jack & Sally and the needle & thread has sewn the heart. This is a double layer 9”x13” cake. I covered all 4 sides with … Read more