Coolest Ever Homemade 3D Oscar the Grouch Cake

Homemade Oscar The Grouch Cake

Here’s how we made this Oscar the Grouch cake… My wife and I found that we were both good at making creative cakes. We now sell custom cakes out of our house. It’s just me and her and our home oven with materials we buy at everyday cake supply stores. This Oscar The Grouch cake … Read more

Beautiful Hootabelle Cake from Giggle and Hoot

This beautiful Hootabelle cake from Giggle and Hoot is my first fully carved cake! It is vanilla butter cake filled with white chocolate gananche and then covered in fondant. For the body I used a 15cm tin and the head was made using 4 – 20cm cakes, carved into the round shape I needed. I then covered the … Read more

Coolest Singing Victorious Doll Cake

Homemade Singing Victorious Doll Cake

I made this Singing Victorious Doll Cake for my daughter Emmas’ 7th birthday. She loves the Victorious TV show and wanted a Victorious cake. The cake itself is just out of a box but the icing is from a homemade butter cream recipe of my cousin Melanie. I based the idea from my daughter’s singing … Read more

Coolest Jess The Cat Cake

Homemade Jess The Cat Cake

I made this Jess The Cat Cake for my daughter’s 5th birthday. Not being a fan of fondant icing I decided to try and make an all-chocolate cake. First I made 3 20cm round sandwich tins of cake, I used a recipe for intense and dense chocolate cake, but any sandwich cake recipe would do, … Read more

15 Cool Sesame Street Birthday Cakes

Sesame Street Cake Collage

Sesame Street has been one of the most popular TV shows for years and these fuzzy, awesome characters are not going anywhere anytime soon. Take a look at these awesome Sesame Street Cakes and find inspiration for making your own. 1. Cool Oscar Cake and Friends Beth from Novi, MI continued her mom’s tradition of … Read more

Cool Power Rangers Samurai Birthday Cake for Two

Cool Power Rangers Samurai Birthday Cake for Two

My nephews asked for a Power Rangers Samurai birthday cake for their joint birthday party. Most examples I found showed all the Power Rangers or just one… the boys each requested their favorite Ranger (Red and Gold) so I had to get creative. I Made two 11 x 18 sheet cakes with 2 cake mixes in … Read more

Oscar and Friends Birthday Cake

Oscar and Friends Birthday Cake

My mom always made our birthday cakes. In fact, she made all our baked goods.  I vowed that I would do the same for my kids.  So, every year they choose what they really love and I make a cake. My older son thinks it’s fun to challenge me.  Well, it was a little different … Read more

Coolest Miss Piggy Cake for a LONG Time Fan

Coolest Miss Piggy Cake for a LONG Time Fan

This Miss Piggy cake was made for my father’s birthday. He has always, for as far back as I can remember, been in love with Miss Piggy from Sesame Street. He is one of those hard to pick things out for type of Dads. After much thought and researching many different designs, a light bulb went … Read more

Cutest 1st Birthday Elmo Cake

Cutest 1st Birthday Elmo Cake

I made this Elmo cake for my niece’s 1st birthday. It was my first attempt at an Elmo themed cake and it took me a while, but it turned out awesome. Everyone was so amazed by the cake that they did not want to cut it. This was the first time I ever used Rice … Read more

Creepy Walking Dead 8th Birthday Cake

Creepy Walking Dead 8th Birthday Cake

I made this creepy 8th birthday cake for my stepson, Gavin (who I adore). He loves the hit T.V. series, “The Walking Dead”. For his birthday, he wanted a zombie party. We had a blast (and spent hours) looking at different cakes online, for ideas. He finally decided on a cake with a zombie rising … Read more

Cute Kermit on a Waterfall Cake

Cute Kermit on a Waterfall Cake

I made this cute Kermit on a waterfall cake for a little girl’s birthday. After about a month of going back and forth about what kind of cake she wanted we were scrolling through Pinterest and saw a Kermit the Frog cake and that was it. Her mind was made up. So, about a week … Read more

Homemade Walking Dead Cake!

Walking Dead Season 4

For my step-son’s 13th birthday, he wanted a walking dead cake. I had no clue what the Walking Dead was so of course, I had to do some research on this show. All I came up was they were zombie looking creatures and a scary looking door. So, I thought I would go with the … Read more

Hoot-tastic! Giggle and Hoot Birthday Cake

Hoot-tastic! Giggle and Hoot Birthday Cake

My son loves Giggle and Hoot (ABC4Kids) so I decided to make a Hoot cake for his second birthday. Ahead of time I made the fondant details (feet, wings (which I dried over shaped cling wrap to give curves/character), stars brushed with edible glitter, beak and eyes – which were wrapped over/around chocolate mint biscuits). … Read more

Coolest Walking Dead Cake

Coolest Walking Dead Cake

A friend of mine is a huge “Walking Dead” fan and asked me to do a cake to feed the entire office. I’ve never done a cake this large before and had no clue how it would turn out but figured I’d give it a shot. I started off with a 12×18 sheet cake in … Read more

Somethin’ ‘Bout a Truck 30th Birthday Cake

Somethin' 'Bout a Truck 30th Birthday Cake

I have no real cake training and have been self teaching for a few years by trial and error (making cakes for family and friends). I love a challenge and this certainly challenged me on such a short notice. I get lost in cakes. I started doing them for the therapy type movements in my hands. My … Read more

Awesome Doctor Who Tardis Birthday Cake

doctor who tardis cake

Right now, before I start, I just want to say that I have very little experience in cake making (especially a Doctor Who Tardis cake!). But in general I just have a flair for design. It’s amazing that with a little bit of effort you can achieve wonders. I was asked by a close friend … Read more

Coolest Duck Commander Cake

Coolest Duck Commander Cake

This was a fun cake to make. Everyone who is a Duck Dynasty fan would love this cake. It is a two tier stack construction cake. This cake is an eight inch layered on a ten inch layered. Top layer vanilla, bottom layer chocolate. All figures are made from fondant, so is the water in … Read more

Cool Cookie Monster Cake

Cool Cookie Monster Cake

This cake is so easy.  Seriously.  A 12 year old did it. My neighbors daughter wanted to come learn how to decorate a cake, to enter into the local country show.  She had an idea of a Cookie Monster cake. Within 2 minutes of showing her how to pipe (with a grass tip nozzle), she was … Read more

Cute Homemade Cookie Monster Cake With a Mouthful of Cookies

Coolest Cookie Monster Cake

This Cookie Monster cake was fun to make.  We used a round cake pan and colored vanilla frosting blue.  I put a crumb frosting layer down first.  Then I used a frosting tip to make hair.  I pushed down on marshmallows to make them larger and created eyes with black frosting sure to make the … Read more

Unique Walking Dead Cake for 8 Year Old Boy

Unique Walking Dead Cake for 8 Year Old Boy

This cake was made for my 8 year old son Jonathan. He happens to be a huge fan of the hit show The Walking Dead. My biggest inspiration on making this cake was making my son happy. I planned for weeks on ideas for his cake. After looking up so many different ideas I just couldn’t find something that … Read more

Coolest Hootabelle Cake

Coolest Hootabelle Cake

I made Hoot for my son’s 1st birthday so I had to do Hootabelle. I used the puppet we have of her to get sizing right. I used a a ball cake pan for her head and cut up a 20 cm round cake for the body. Everything else is made up with fondant. I … Read more

Sweep Birthday Cake from Sooty TV Show

Sweep Birthday Cake from Sooty TV Show

My sister asked me to make a cake for her sons 2nd birthday party. He is not really into many things yet, but his favorite cuddly toy is a large Sweep from Sooty & Sweep make that’s what she wanted. I felt a bit daunted as not made anything quite like it but I was … Read more

The Un-Grouchiest Grouch Cake

My kids love Sesame Street. In fact, it was a hideous Elmo cake I bought for my daughter’s 1st birthday that got me to start decorating their birthday cakes myself. I figured I could do better than that…or at least if I didn’t it would be more sentimental and cost way less. And so I remain … Read more

Best Oscar Birthday Cake

Best Oscar Birthday Cake

This Oscar birthday cake was a challenging cake. When I was asked for an Oscar cake in a bin I thought great, I love to make cartoon characters. The first hurdle was to make the bin look old. I covered the cake with black fondant then mixed silver food coloring very weak then did a … Read more