Riddikulusly Cool Harry Potter Birthday Cake

RIDDIKULUSLY COOL HARRY POTTER CAKE

The Harry Potter series has always been one of my very favorites! I was extremely excited when my cousin asked me to make this for her daughter’s 19th birthday. That’s why it says volume 19 on the spell book. The cake was made out of rice krispies and fondant. Surprisingly it was the very 1st … Read more

Awesome Tree Stump Tinkerbell Birthday Cake Idea

tinkerbell birthday cake idea

Deciding on a Tinkerbell Birthday Cake Idea There has only been two times total for both kids that I didn’t make my kids birthday cake myself. It’s so much fun yet can be a bit stressful. This year, the youngest decided she wanted a Tinkerbell birthday cake. After looking all over Coolest Birthday Cakes and Pinterest … Read more

Unbelievably Awesome Homemade Alice in Wonderland Cake

homemade alice in wonderland cake

I started my homemade Alice in Wonderland cake by making my chocolate cake with cannoli filling YUM! Cannoli filling has to drain for a few days so it gets thick. Then I made the bottle and teacup on this cake and letting them dry a few days after shaping so they would hold their shape. … Read more

Cool Quidditch Cake With Harry, Hermione and Ron

Cool Quidditch Cake With Harry, Ron and Hermione

My kids know that when it’s their birthday, they can chose whichever cake their heart desires and I will stay up all night making it for them. I try to plan in advance, but inspiration tends to hit at the last minute. So, when  my 9 year old requested a Quidditch cake for her Harry … Read more

Coolest Homemade Death Star Cake

Coolest Death Star Cake

I have a family of Star Wars fans and my son’s birthday was around the release date of Rogue One. So, a Death Star cake was the perfect choice. I made a light saber cake for him about 5 years ago but this was my first spherical cake and it was easier than I anticipated. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Harry Potter Birthday Cake

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My sons opted to have a joint birthday celebration with a Harry Potter Theme. They are huuuuuge Harry Potter fans, and have forced me to be a fan too!  I created this cake after searching the internet for inspiration. It is a two layered round cake, with chocolate and yellow cake layers.  It is covered … Read more

Awesome Star Wars Theme Cake for a 6th Birthday Party

star wars theme cake

Star Wars Theme Cake Inspiration I decided to create a Star Wars themed birthday cake for my sons 6th birthday. He really likes the movies and I’ve always wanted to do a Star Wars theme cake. So, I found a few pictures online and combined a few I liked. Yoda/Chewbucca/Darth Vadar Mashup The cakes themselves were … Read more

Cool Homemade Moana Cake

Moana Cake

This Moana cake was made with 3 ten inch layer cakes. On 2 of the layers I removed a 4 inch circle from the middle then then carved out the tunnel to one side.   First, I placed full 10 inch layer, then i placed the 2 carved layers, putting buttercream in between.  Then I iced … Read more

Cool BB-8 Cake

Cool BB-8 Cake

My Son wanted BB-8 from Star Wars for his birthday cake this year. It did not turn out how I wanted, but at a 10 inch diameter, it weighed a good 3 1/2 kilos. It is iced with rolled fondant. I used orange butter cream to smooth between the cake and fondant. It was unfortunate as I spent … Read more

Coolest Curious George and the Balancing Cone Birthday Cake

Coolest Curious George and the Balancing Cone Birthday Cake

When my grandson turned 2 he was in love with Curious George and I love challenging myself to make cute and fun cakes for his birthday. I searched the internet for ideas and pictures and finally settled on one with Curious George balancing a multi-scoop ice cream cone. The easy part was baking the sheet … Read more

Cool Minion Cake

Coolest Minion Cake

My son likes minions, no scratch that he loves minions! In December of 2015 I decided that I would be making each of my children’s cakes from scratch. Deans birthday was Feb. 21, I asked what kind of cake he wanted and of course minions! And I my friends was up for the challenge. After … Read more

Awesome Christmas Minion Cake

Awesome Christmas Minion Cake

My Christmas Minion cake made for the Christmas bake off at work in aid off our sponsored charity Sue Ryder. The cake is made of 4 layers of chocolate sponge with chocolate and vanilla layers of ganache with cranberries sprinkled on each layer. The fondant is coloured by hand and the whole cake edible. I … Read more

Awesome Alice in Wonderland/ Repunzel/ Frozen Fever cake

Awesome Alice in Wonderland/ Repunzel/ Frozen Fever cake

I made this cake for my daughter, she helped design the cake. Bottom tier is Alice in Wonderland, which is chocolate fudge cake and ganache with surprise sweets inside. Middle tier is Disney Tangled which was vanilla and homemade strawberry jam and the top tier was Frozen Fever which was carrot cake, all decorations made … Read more

Cool R2D2 Cake

Cool R2D2 Cake

I make this cake for my son’s birth day. He is star wars collector. So I wanted to make a real outstanding cake that make his eyes blink and his moutn wide open. But I didn’t have an idea of what to do. I went to bed and thats how the idea came to my … Read more

Cool Cat in the Hat Cake

Cool Cat in the Hat Cake

This is a cake I did for a little boy’s first birthday. Everything is edible (minus the tooth picks). The hats, fish, thing 1 emblem, the lorax, and the trufella tree trunks are made from melted chocolate. The most difficult part of this cake was keeping the cotton candy from melting! I had to change … Read more

Coolest Yoda Birthday Cake

Coolest Yoda Birthday Cake

My nephew wanted a Star Wars cake for his fifth birthday, he decided on Yoda. I started by baking the sheet cake with four boxes of Pillsbury cake mix, two yellow and two devil’s food. I tinted the yellow cake mix green for Yoda, the green cake freaked out some of the kids but they … Read more

Awesome R2D2 Star Wars Cake

Awesome R2D2 Star Wars Cake

I’m very new to cakes so when my son came to me and said he wanted a R2D2 Star Wars cake for his birthday, I felt panicked. I thought no way can I make R2D2. After I wrapped my head around it and thought, “let’s give it a try,” I decided to take it one step … Read more

Catching Fire Mockingjay Hunger Games Cake

Catching Fire Mockingjay Hunger Games Cake

My 11 year old daughter asked for a Hunger Games Cake that included aspects of all the books: an arrow, a mockingjay, the lottery, the girl on fire. Wow!  I did some research on line and combined ideas that I found. Hunger Games Cake Directions I baked 2 layer cakes, 10 inch and 6 inch, … Read more

Cutest Fall Scarecrow Cake

Cutest Fall Scarecrow Cake

My little granddaughters were having a Fall Festival at their school. I saw something like this scarecrow cake years ago in a magazine and decided to help out by making and donating it for the Fall Festival Cake Walk at their school! Scarecrow Cake Instructions First, I made a cake in a ridged bundt pan. When cool, … Read more

Ultimate Angry Birds Star Wars Cake

Ultimate Angry Birds Star Wars Cake

I made this Angry Birds Star Wars cake for my son’s birthday. He loves Star Wars… and Angry Birds, of course!  It took me a week to complete. Angry Birds Star Wars Cake Details The characters and Death Star were made from Rice Krispy treats. I researched the characters online and decorated them to detail as … Read more

Magical Tinkerbell Doll Cake

Magical Tinkerbell Doll Cake

I made this Tinkerbell doll cake for little Maddy. I am her great aunt and we were at her cousin Ada’s party (the same age – Ada and Maddy’s dads are identical twins). She didn’t get a birthday party for her 3rd birthday and with those big brown sad eyes she wanted to know why she didn’t get to have a  birthday party. … Read more

Millennium Falcon Star Wars Cake

Millennium Falcon Star Wars Cake

I made this Millennium Falcon Star Wars cake for a Star Wars fan’s birthday. I was shown a picture of a Millennium Falcon ship and was asked if I could replicate it in cake form.  I was excited and up for a challenge! Millennium Falcon Star Wars Cake Instructions The 1st thing I made was … Read more