Coolest Hogwarts Birthday Cake Design

Homemade Hogwarts Birthday Cake Design

My sons have their birthdays in the same month and we all share a love for Harry Potter, so we decided to have a joint birthday party with a Harry Potter theme. I asked my oldest what he wanted the cake to be, and when he told me Hogwart’s Castle I didn’t know if I … Read more

Cool Homemade Harry Potter Birthday Cake Design

Homemade Harry Potter Birthday Cake Design

My daughter loves Harry Potter. I wanted to practice making a cake that looked like a book. This Harry Potter Birthday Cake Design was a perfect fit. The books were painted with a brush to look like old leather. I used blue and black on the bottom cake to try and make it look old. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Hogwarts Castles and Harry Potter Cake Ideas 2

My son was a huge Harry Potter fan about 2 years ago and wanted a Harry Potter cake. I decided to try my hand at a “Castle”. The columns are paper towel/toilet paper holders and the “points” are ice cream cones. Everything else is “cake”! It is a 3-tiered cake and I purchased Harry Potter … Read more

Coolest Harry Potter Castle Cake Design

Homemade Harry Potter Castle Cake Design

My son decided that for his 10th birthday, he was too big for a theme until I suggested Harry Potter, since he’s been reading the series. We used lots of descriptions from the books, with black, gold, and red (Gryffindor colors) for decorations, goblets, candles, “every flavor Jelly Beans” and gold galleons! There was even … Read more

Coolest Harry Potter Mandrake Cake

Homemade Harry Potter Mandrake Cake

I was asked by my daughter to make a ‘Harry Potter’ themed cake for her best friend’s 18th Birthday. I had seen many cakes depicting the books, sorting hat, wands etc and wanted to do something different. I had seen a Harry Potter Mandrake Cake but thought the root person wasn’t ugly or magical enough. … Read more

Coolest Hedwig the Owl Cake

Homemade Hedwig the Owl Cake

My nephew was having a Harry Potter birthday party and I was in charge of the cake. I had recently acquired a Williams-Sonoma Build-a-Bear cake pan (which I believe they’ve already discontinued,) and had used it a couple of times. To make this Hedwig the Owl Cake, I imagined the owl inside the bear cake. … Read more

Coolest Hogwarts Castle Birthday Cake

Homemade Hogwarts Castle Birthday Cake

This Hogwarts Castle Birthday Cake is a fruit cake covered with chocolate Ganache. The fruit cake is one of my mom’s recipes. What gives this cake a really nice taste and aroma are the canary/cake seeds. The chocolate Ganache was made with equal proportions of chocolate and cream. I made the castle roof with ice … Read more

Cool Homemade Harry Potter Gryffindor Birthday Cake Design

Homemade Harry Potter Birthday Cake Design

I based this Homemade Harry Potter Birthday Cake Design off the movies and had a great time making it. The bottom is a chocolate cake with Oreo cream cheese filling and the “book” cakes are red velvet with cream cheese filling. All the objects are plain old fondant and then painted. The golden snitch has … Read more

Cool Homemade Hogwarts Birthday Cake

Homemade Hogwarts Birthday Cake

I made this Hogwarts birthday cake for my sister’s 16th birthday. The whole thing is edible, no cardboard or foam. The base is made of 6 rectangular cakes and the castle and Hagrid’s hut are carved from another 2, the lake is made from blue caramel, the towers are cake with fondant towers and the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Monster Book Harry Potter Cakes 2

My son wanted a Harry Potter Literary Theme for his 7th birthday this year. I have always enjoyed making his cakes for his parties. We decided to make the cake look like one of the HP books. I used a Wilton book pan and a 9X14 pan. This is essentially two cakes, one topping the … Read more

Coolest Snape Birthday Cake

Homemade Snape Birthday Cake

It was my husband’s birthday last week, but he had to work all weekend, so we postponed the celebration. I wanted to make it special, since he had such a miserable birthday. He loves Harry Potter, and especially Snape, so I decided to make a Snape birthday cake. The cake itself was two layers of … Read more

Coolest Harry Potter Book Cake

Homemade Harry Potter Book Cake

This Harry Potter Book Cake is a 100% edible fondant book cake. The book cover I used a painted technique to get the aged look.

Coolest Harry Potter Gingerbread Hogwarts Cake

Homemade  Harry Potter Gingerbread Hogwarts Cake

This Harry Potter Gingerbread Hogwarts Cake has lots of fiddly bits but fun to make! Gave it away for my school Christmas Fete which had a Hogwarts theme. The most tricky bit was cooking the gingerbread into tubes for the towers!

Coolest Homemade Monster Book Harry Potter Cakes 1

I made this cake for my best friends two little boys and their Harry Potter themed joint birthday party. I searched for Harry Potter cakes but in the end made this monster book. I used two cakes, one 15 x 11 1/2 sheet cake for the monster book and formed open book pan the same … Read more

Cool Homemade Monster Book Of Monsters Birthday Cake

Homemade Monster Book Of Monsters Birthday Cake

My husband and I made this Monster Book Of Monsters Birthday Cake for our 1 and 2 year old son’s birthday. They love Harry Potter. We got the idea while watching our nightly dose of Harry before bed time. The cake is half devils food and half yellow cake with chocolate cream and fresh strawberries … Read more

Coolest Harry Potter Knight Bus Cake

Coolest Harry Potter Knight Bus Cake

This Harry Potter Knight Bus Cake is the triple Decker Knight Bus from Harry Potter 3. My son is fascinated by all means of transport and this is what he asked for this year for his 7th birthday. I have so far made a castle, a plain now a bus! I was given the added … Read more

Coolest Harry Potter Cake Ideas 0

The ideas for this Harry Potter cake I adapted from a birthday cake book. Just quickly colored the ready made icing and chopped up a ready made cake. Quick idea for most busy mums. The kids loved it even if it isnt perfect!t perfect!

Coolest Monster Book of Monsters Cake from Harry Potter

Homemade Monster Book of Monsters Cake from Harry Potter

For my daughter’s 8th birthday she wanted to do a theme centered around Hogwart’s Witchcraft and Wizardry complete with “Mom” being Professor McGonagall. After deciding to turn our dining room into the Great Hall I wanted to end her day with a really unique cake and so I decided to make Monster Book of Monsters … Read more

Coolest Harry Potter Birthday Cake Design

Homemade Harry Potter Birthday Cake Design

I made this Homemade Harry Potter Birthday Cake Design for my wife’s birthday. She is a big fan of the books and movie. I started by making Devil food cake, she loves chocolate in the shape of a book. Tried something new. Made Cannoli filing, and butter-cream to cover cake before I put on Fondant … Read more

Coolest Harry Potter Cake Ideas 1

For my sons sixth birthday cake he asked for a Harry Potter Cake. I simply made a sheet cake which I covered with white icing. Found a coloring page picture of Harry Potter for a guide and hand piped on icing in the shape of his face. For a little dimension I used plastic Harry … Read more

Coolest Monster Book of Monsters Birthday Cake

Homemade Monster Book of Monsters Birthday Cake

I made this Monster Book of Monsters Birthday Cake for our son’s birthday. The eyes, gums and lettering on top were made from chocolate (CK Sculpting Candy Kote). It comes in a small tube, so it’s easy to control. I have a small disk mold I used for the eyes. I put down the black … Read more

Coolest Homemade Harry Potter Cake

Homemade Harry Potter Cake

This Harry Potter Cake was for a young lady, Jordan’s birthday. I simply used two 9×13 cake pans. After layers the two cakes, I cut off about three inches off the length of the cake. I iced the sides which were the “pages” with white icing and used a fork to strike the lines for … Read more

Coolest Harry Potter Cake Ideas 2

There is a Harry Potter movie and book coming out this month so my son wanted a marble cake with a Harry Potter character and decorations. After taking the Wiltons Cake decorating course last winter I thought I could handle it. First I found a cake online that my son liked at. My son wanted … Read more