Coolest Mr. Potato Head Cake for Dad

Coolest Mr. Potato Head Cake for Dad

I made this Mr. Potato Head cake for my dad. His birthday had come around again and I just didn’t know what to make for him. After a long discussion, my sister and I came up with Mr. Potato Head. Steps for Making this Mr. Potato Head Cake I only made a small cake, so … Read more

Coolest Toy Story Birthday Cake

Coolest Toy Story Birthday Cake

I have been cake decorating for exactly 1 year :-). This Toy Story birthday cake all started when I decided to make my little guy’s 1st birthday cake last year. I fell in love with cake decorating! I finally attempted ganache, and got my super sharp edges that I had been working so hard for! … Read more

Coolest Toy Story Birthday Cake

Coolest Toy Story Birthday Cake

I just finished this Toy Story birthday cake, tonight actually, for my best friend’s 3 year old son, Irah. I have never had any formal training with any of this. Over the last few years I have amassed several gizmos and gadgets that make the decorating much easier, but for the most part I just dig … Read more

Jesse Toy Story Cake

Jesse Toy Story Cake

This Jesse Toy Story Cake was one of the first cakes I made with a fondant figure. It is a two tiered chocolate cake with marshmallow fondant. After baking and leveling the cakes,  I filled them, stacked them, and covered them in fondant using wooden dowels for the supports. Then I let the decorating take over! … Read more

Coolest Toy Story Birthday Cake

I made this Toy Story birthday cake for my 3rd son’s 2nd birthday party.  He is the biggest Toy Story fan I know.  It’s made up of 8, 6 & 4 inch round cakes in chocolate, vanilla and carrot.  He absolutely loved it and kept asking to press the buttons on Buzz’s costume.  The smiles … Read more

Cool Buzz Lightyear Birthday Cake

Cool Buzz Lightyear Birthday Cake

This Buzz Lightyear birthday cake was a fun cake to decorate. My son had a Buzz Lightyear party. I used a shaped-pan, something I don’t do often, but it is fun to do once in awhile. Instead of using frosting for every part of the cake, I used M&M’s, which gave it a more textured look, … Read more

Coolest Toy Story Birthday Cake

Coolest Toy Story Birthday Cake

I had a friend with a very special kiddo that was getting ready to turn two and his favorite movie EVER is Toy Story!! We decided a cake that had the Toy Story character’s on it would make him a very happy little guy, so that is just what I made! It took me two … Read more

Coolest Toy Story Birthday Cake

Coolest Toy Story Birthday Cake

Toy Story was watched, several times over, so being the grand-mom I created a birthday cake just for him to remember for a life time. The chocolate sheet (12x18x2) was just the beginning of hours of creating the figures and bed for Woody in his room,  but such a joy and a challenge to do. I can’t … Read more

Awsome Buzz Spaceship Cake for a 4-Year Old Boy

Awsome Buzz Spaceship Cake for a 4-Year Old Boy

My little brother adores Toy Story, and this year, he was having a “Star/Space” themed party. I used a template and cut out all the pieces and assembled them on a cooled, 13″ by 9″ vanilla cake. I did a quick crumb coat and put the cake in the freezer for about 30 minutes.(TIP: This step … Read more

Coolest Toy Story Cake Ever

Coolest Toy Story Cake Ever

The bed is the actual cake so I baked it in a large rectangle pan. Then cut it in half, iced with butter cream in the center and stacked them. I then iced it with white butter cream.  I used a round tip to make the yellow squares on the quilt. Filled them in with the yellow frosting. … Read more

Coolest Buzz Lightyear Cake

Coolest Buzz Lightyear Cake

My son loves Buzz Lightyear and space, so for his 4th birthday I made him a cake with both Buzz Lightyear and a rocket/space theme. I got almost all of my ideas from other cakes on this website. I knew I wanted to make fondant planets and stars for cupcakes I made to go with … Read more

Coolest Mr. Potato Head Birthday Cake

Homemade Mr. Potato Head Birthday Cake

Driven by my 3 year old’s obsession with the Toy Story movies (includes sleeping with a Mr. Potato Head each night), we decided to make his party with a Toy Story theme. So, trying to be somewhat practical I thought that Mr. Potato Head would be the easiest to re-create. I started this Homemade Mr. … Read more

Coolest Toy Story Cake

Homemade Toy Story Cake

We set out to create a great cake for my son’s 4th Birthday. He is a Toy Story fanatic! The bed in the picture is made from two 9X13 yellow cakes stacked, dirty iced, and then covered in rolled fondant. The stars were made out of fondant using star fondant cutters. The pillows were made … Read more

Coolest Buzz Lightyear Leader of Star Command Idea

Homemade Buzz Lightyear Leader of Star Command Idea

With the new Toy Story movie, my son wanted a Buzz Lightyear cake. I started out by finding a coloring page with an appropriate picture for the Buzz Lightyear Leader of Star Command Idea I wanted. I cut the figure out, and cut fondant to shape. I then freehanded all the lines with black edible … Read more

Coolest Toy Story Birthday Cake Design

Homemade Toy Story Birthday Cake Design

I used many of the ideas already on this website for a Toy Story Birthday Cake Design. The Toy Story cakes that were created on this website were awesome, so felt I like I had big shoes to fill. Unfortunately I have never used fondant, so I decided to take everyone’s ideas and simplify them … Read more

Sweet Homemade Buzz Lightyear Birthday Cake

Homemade Buzz Lightyear Birthday Cake

My son loves Buzz Lightyear, and I decided to tackle making his second birthday party cake. I used fondant, and Wilton’s ready to go marshmallow icing in a bucket. It can be found at Wal-Mart at a better price than most craft stores. I baked four 9 x 13 cakes and double stacked them. I … Read more

Coolest Toy Story Cake

Homemade Toy Story Cake

For this Toy Story Cake I wanted to go with the Toy Story Theme without actually drawing a picture of a specific character. The birthday boy’s favorite character was Buzz Lightyear, so I tried to focus the bottom layer on Buzz. He has a lot of green and purple lines and red buttons. The top … Read more

Coolest Buzz Lightyear Cake Photos and How-To Tips 2

I learned to decorate this Buzz Light year cake during a course in Caracas. I used a regular vanilla cake and filled it with chocolate and cream filling with chocolate chips. The small round cake was the “practice” for the course. The big one was the final project. The cake cover is made with powder … Read more

Coolest Toy Story Birthday Cake

Hmemade Toy Story Birthday Cake

This Toy Story cake was one of my first experiences. I’ve never gone to school to learn how to make them. I just got my ideas from watching cake programs and created my own. I used four chocolate cake boxes, I used Mocha for the center of the cakes, as if it were butter cream, … Read more

Coolest Toy Story Cake

Homemade Toy Story Cake

I made this homemade Toy Story cake for my son’s 6th birthday party. The “hardwood floor” is made out of a 9×13 cake pan and butter cream icing. I used a ruler to mark the wood planks. The bed is made out of a loaf pan and butter cream icing covered with marshmallow fondant. I … Read more

Coolest Woody Cake Idea

Homemade Woody Cake Idea

I made this Woody Cake Idea for a friend’s daughter who loves Toy Story. I made a stencil of Woody, baked a simple sponge cake, and frosted the picture onto the cake using butter icing. It took a while to do all the different colours but was a huge success at the end. All the … Read more

Coolest Toy Story Birthday Cake Idea

Homemade Toy Story Birthday Cake Idea

My friend’s daughter wanted a Toy Story 3 cake and I thought the Toy Story 3 logo would be perfect. I baked a 2 layer chocolate cake with homemade chocolate buttercream frosting. For the logo, I purchased already prepared fondant in red, blue and yellow. I found a picture on the web of the Toy … Read more

Coolest Buzz and Woody Toy Story Cake

Homemade Buzz and Woody Toy Story Cake

I made a Buzz and Woody Toy Story Cake for my nephew Noah’s 4th birthday party. His cake was his favorite flavor, CHOCOLATE! I used Betty Crocker Super Moist cake mixes and baked according to the package. This cake was a 9×13. I make my buttercream icing recipe which is 2 cups shortening, 2lbs powered … Read more

Coolest Toy Story 2nd Birthday Cannoli Cake

Homemade Toy Story 2nd Birthday Cannoli Cake

For my son’s 2nd birthday the theme was Toy Story so I made a homemade Toy Story 2nd birthday cannoli cake. I used 2 yellow rectangle cakes and put cannoli filling in between the cakes, then I created chocolate fondant and rolled over the top. I used a chocolate cake for the bed I created … Read more