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

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

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

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

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

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

1st Birthday Cake with Baby Elmo and Cookie Monster

Sesame Street Cake

This is one of my favorite cakes.  It was for a first birthday – all gumpaste figures. The example cake that the client gave me had plastic figures. We changed everything up a bit and we ended up with gum paste baby Elmo and Cookie Monster. I included a jumbo crayon for the number one … Read more

Simple Sesame Street Cake

Simple Sesame Street Cake

This Sesame Street cake was for my youngest’s 2nd birthday. At this point I was just doing simple cakes. Boxed cake mix and tub frosting. Making homemade cakes became a necessity as the price of store bought cakes became too expensive. I used an 11×15 sheet pan and made 2 cakes (4 boxes of mix).  … Read more

Awesome Sesame Street Birthday Cake for a 2 Year Old Boy

Awesome Sesame Street Birthday Cake for a 2 Year Old Boy

This Sesame Street birthday cake is for my son’s 2nd birthday. It took me 2 days to make this birthday cake. I had to bake 10 boxes of cake at work where I work as a direct care worker with clients. So I was on my feet all day running back and forth, back and … Read more

Easy Cookie Monster Birthday Cake

Easy Cookie Monster Birthday Cake

I made this Cookie Monster cake for my daughter’s 12th birthday. Everyone loved it!  I used a Wilton ten inch round pan for the cake, and just did one layer. I made butter cream for the frosting, and used Wilton royal blue to get the Cookie Monster color. For the outline, eyes and mouth I … Read more

Coolest Homemade Elmo Birthday Cake With Fondant Elmo Topper

Coolest Elmo Cake

This Elmo birthday cake was a hit, I sat and managed to do Elmo in an hour. The cake is a double layered chocolate cake with chocolate butter-cream. Elmo is crafted completely from fondant, he has a lollipop stick in the center to hold him up. I gave Elmo his fur look with an icing tip with … Read more

Coolest 1st Birthday Cookie Monster Cake

Coolest 1st Birthday Cookie Monster Cake

I have always loved Cookie Monster and knew he had to be the theme of my child’s 1st birthday, with or without the approval of daddy.  Ha ha! Making the Cookie Monster Cake I wanted to do everything myself (short of making the dough from scratch), so I purchased cake mixes in the box from … Read more

Cute and Quick Homemade Elmo Birthday Cake

Coolest Elmo Birthday Cake

I enjoy making character cakes for the kids. This Elmo birthday cake was for a close friend of mine’s little boy for his first birthday. He was all smiles when he saw Elmo. I used white cake mix, my homemade butter cream frosting mix and food color paste. It only took me about 2 hrs to make Elmo, … Read more

Cool Elmo and Dorothy Cake for 3rd Birthday

Completed Elmo with Dorothy fishbowl

For the past several years, I’ve been throwing birthday parties for my twin boys that feature structured cakes.  But it never failed that when their younger sister’s birthday came around, all the family was unavailable and so she never had one.  This past birthday I was determined to make something special, even if no one but Daddy, … Read more

Coolest Sesame Street Band Birthday Cake

Coolest Sesame Street Band Birthday Cake

I just made this Sesame Street Band Birthday Cake for our little man Nathan’s birthday party tomorrow. It consists of six layers of Triple Chocolate Fudge, Strawberry, Lemon Poppy seed,  Cherry Chip and Funfetti. The bottom tier is 1/4 sheet cakes of one layer of Triple Chocolate Fudge and one layer of Lemon Poppy seed filled with chocolate fudge butter cream. The … Read more

3D Cookie Monster Birthday Cake

3D Cookie Monster Birthday Cake

This 3D Cookie Monster birthday cake is for my grandson turning 1yr old, at the time. This was my first 3-D cake I made and was really an experience!  I started by making a large chocolate cake that I doubled and put in a oven cooker and it turned out just the size for the bottom. … Read more

Coolest Baby Elmo Birthday Cake

Coolest Baby Elmo Birthday Cake

Baby Elmo was made for my grandson. I used a large sheet cake pan, doubled the cakes and for the baby Elmo, I used Pyrex bowls medium and small for the head a small square cake pan was used for the gift he had in his hands and lots of icing was made ahead to supply this Elmo. I … Read more

1st Birthday with Elmo Cake

1st Birthday with Elmo Cake

I made this Elmo cake for my great nephew’s first birthday party! I used a Wilton cake pan then I put 1,13×9 cake underneath to make sure I could feed everyone at the party. The cakes I used were chocolate and yellow then decorated it with homemade butter cream icing using a star-tip and icing bag. .Everybody thought I … Read more

Coolest 2 Tiers 3D Elmo Cake

Coolest 2 Tiers 3D Elmo Cake

I had been requested to make this Elmo cake for 2 years old kid -Daneen. My customer requested a colorful cake for her kid based on sample from earlier cake that I made. I really enjoyed making and decorating the cake although the whole process took more than 8 hours to be done. Since cake decorating is like a … Read more

Ancient Egypt and Elmo collide for a Double Birthday Cake Bash

Ancient Egypt and Elmo collide for a Double Birthday Cake Bash

This was a double birthday cake request – 2 kids, 2 diff ages, same party. “He likes Elmo, she loves ancient Egypt.” My first thought was to make an ancient Egypt cake with Elmo dressed in Egyptian costume like King Tut sitting on top of a pyramid. Cute, but not what the mom had in … Read more