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

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