Awesome Freestanding R2D2 Cake – Entirely Homemade!

Awesome Freestanding R2D2 Cake - Entirely Homemade!

My good friend from high school wanted to surprise his 4 year old Star War fanatic son with the ULTIMATE cake…..R2D2!!  Making this cake was very labor intensive, over 60+ hours to make, start to finish.  I first made a template for the legs and cake base. I measured the legs and the diameter for … Read more

Coolest Star Wars Millennium Falcon Cake with Lights

I am NOT a baker but, I do enjoy making cakes three times a year for my nephew and two boys.  It is my creative outlet – I enjoy the challenge!  When my 9 year old nephew told me he wanted a Millennium Falcon cake I have to admit I did NOT think I could … Read more

Coolest “May the Force Be With You” Birthday Cake

Coolest "May the Force Be With You" Birthday Cake

My niece is very into Star Wars right now.  She came to me and asked if I could make her a cake for her 6th birthday. With those big begging eyes looking at me how could I say no.  She wanted Lightsabers on it, because that is her favorite part of the movie. Well the … Read more

Coolest Darth Vader Helmet Cake

Coolest Darth Vader Helmet Cake

The Darth Vader helmet cake was made from a chocolate cake with peanut butter cream filling and butter cream surrounded, with fondant covering. Started with an 8″ cake on the bottom, 6″ in the middle, and round/ball cake for the top. Crumb coated whole thing then, carved out the general shapes for the face, then … Read more

R2-D2 Cake

R2-D2 Cake

I baked 7 layers in an 8-9 inch cake pan. I also baked one layer in a metal bowl for the top. I froze all the layers overnight for better shaping the next day. As I stacked the layers I spread buttercream frosting between all the layers to help hold everything together. I shaped everything … Read more

Coolest Star Wars Lava Battle Cake

Coolest Star Wars Lava Battle Cake

I made this Star Wars Lava Battle cake for my nephew who loves Star Wars. He was thrilled when he saw it! I always start out with a hand drawn design of what I’d like the cake to look like. From there I come up with ideas on how I could do it and what materials … Read more

Awesome Yoda Cake

Well, last year for my boyfriend’s birthday I made him a simple R2D2 cake (2D and no fondant). After a year of practicing cakes I knew I had to up my last one. When we first started dating we played a lot of Star Wars: The Old Republic online together so Star Wars is just … Read more

Coolest Darth Vader Birthday Cake

Coolest Darth Vader Birthday Cake

This  Darth Vader birthday cake is the cake I made for my son Matteo, who is now 12. He ‘s becoming a rebel pre-adolescent. Not a bad one, but he always finds a way of arguing on everything I ask from him. That’s why I’m used to call him Anakin. I thought that a Darth Vader cake would … Read more

Coolest Lego Chewie (Chewbacca) Cake

Top down view for printing to make a cutout.

I made this Lego Chewie (Chewbacca) cake for my son’s 7th birthday.  He wanted a Star Wars theme for his birthday and was wavering between Yoda and Chewie as his favorite character. I searched for images of Yoda and Chewbacca cakes and most of the ones I liked were totally awesome with lots of detail … Read more

Coolest R2D2 Birthday Cake with Jawas

Coolest R2D2 Birthday Cake with Jawas

My son didn’t just want a R2D2 cake for his 6th birthday, he wanted Jawas as well. After thinking about the best way to do it, I decided to make the main cake R2D2 and just have Jawa cupcakes surrounding it. R2D2 was relatively easy, it didn’t need to feed a lot so I just … Read more

Lego Star Wars Hot Tub Cake

My son is a Lego Star Wars fanatic. I was not surprised that he wanted a Star Wars themed cake but I had no idea that he would ask for Lego star wars figures sitting in his grandpa’s HOT TUB! He took his time deciding on which characters he wanted to have on the cake. I tried to nudge … Read more

Coolest R2-D2 Birthday Cake

Coolest R2-D2 Birthday Cake

“What kind of cake do you want me to make you for your birthday this year,” I asked my son. “I want a Star Wars cake!” he replied. “Do you want me to pick something and surprise you with it?” I asked. “YES!” was his reply. And so the adventure began. A Google search for … Read more

Star Wars Death Star Birthday Cake for my ‘Lil Skywalker

Star Wars Death Star Birthday Cake for my 'Lil Skywalker

Request “Mommy I want a Death Star for my birthday this year, so here we go! I baked 2 round cakes, froze them for frosting later. Death star? Rice Krispies, I made double batch and rolled into a ball and put in the fridge. I grabbed some fondant and made strips for detail on star. … Read more

Coolest Angry Birds Star Wars Chewbacca Cake

Coolest Angry Birds Star Wars Chewbacca Cake

I made this cake for my son’s 6th birthday. He’s been an Angry Birds fan for a while now and had discovered the various variations of the game on our smart phone, so he wanted an Angry Birds Star Wars cake.  I figured Chewbacca would be the easiest to do, with butter cream ”fur”. The lettering and … Read more

Simple R2D2 Cake

Simple R2D2 Cake

I did this simple R2D2 cake by first making two 8X11 sheets. I used one for the body and the other one for the head and arms. Before cutting them I had previously measured and cut the right proportions for everything. I highly recommend doing that! Also make sure you freeze your cake before cutting. Next … Read more

Homemade Darth Vader Helmet Cake

Homemade Darth Vader Helmet Cake

This  Darth Vader Helmet cake was made for a birthday man within 3 days of notice! I really had to pull magic out for this one! I stacked about four 9 inch cakes and two 6×2 inch cakes and carved a simple formation of a would be Darth Vader helmet. Flavor was strawberry with strawberry filling, butter cream and covered in black … Read more

Awesome 40th Star Wars Birthday Cake

Awesome 40th Star Wars Birthday Cake

This Star Wars birthday cake was a cake for my husband’s 40th birthday. I wanted to make him a unique and special cake, after all you only turn 40 once. My husband’s name is David and he is (like every other 40 year old male) a big Star Wars fan. So not so long ago in … Read more

Grown Up Star Wars Cake for a Self-Confessed Geek

Grown Up Star Wars Cake for a Self-Confessed Geek

This Star Wars cake was relatively simple to create. The brief was to give a ‘geeky surprise’ to an adult Star Wars fan. The cake itself is a simple vanilla sponge with vanilla butter cream.  There are two layers, each layer made up from a three egg mix. The covering is fondant. I used soft silver pearls … Read more

Coolest R2D2 Birthday Cake

Coolest R2D2 Birthday Cake

I had to create a R2D2 cake for my son’s 5th birthday party. He was celebrating with his best friend Brady. They were moving soon and he was also a true Star Wars fan. It was going to be a special goodbye for these two friends from birth. My son Kelton truly thinks I could … Read more

Unbelievable Fondant-Free R2D2 Cake

Unbelievable Fondant-Free R2D2 Cake

I made this R2D2 cake for my husband who is a big R2 fan.  I haven’t made a 3D cake before so it was always going to be a challenge!  Also, my husband doesn’t like fondant icing so I had the pleasure of having to use butter cream icing to decorate it. It took two days to … Read more

Cool R2-D2 Birthday Cake

Cool R2-D2 Birthday Cake

Make 2 sponge cakes (26x23cm) and freeze them overnight to make cutting easier when making this R2-D2 birthday cake. Remove from freezer and cut while frozen, on morning of party. Cut legs and body extension out of one cake. Place on foiled tray and add rolling iceing (blue and white needed). Make red and silver colours … Read more

Coolest Homemade Star Wars Cake for my Husband’s 40th Birthday

homemade star wars cake

Everyone at the party loved my homemade Star Wars Cake and were amazed that the millennium falcon was an edible chocolate mold. It was a big hit, and hubby was very happy! I made a 3 layer German chocolate cake with coconut pecan icing to look like Chewbacca fur. Made Chewbacca sash out of chocolate … Read more

Awesome Homemade 3D Darth Vader Helmet Birthday Cake

Darth Vader Birthday Cake

I made this Darth Vader Birthday Cake for my son, Brady’s, 7th birthday party. I got the idea and the inspiration from a cake I saw here on coolest birthday cakes from another posting. I made three batches of chocolate cake and used three 9″ pans, a loaf pan and a stainless steel bowl to … Read more