Cool Homemade Minecraft Cake

Coolest Minecraft Cake

For this Minecraft cake I baked a double mix of home made chocolate cake and baked it in a large roasting size tin. I made up some templates with paper cut outs to ensure I used the whole cake in the making.  I made all the characters out of pliable fondant icing which I coloured … Read more

EPIC Angry Birds Cake

EPIC Angry Birds Cake

This is an Angry Birds Epic cake based off the Ravio role playing game. My son loves Angey Birds and when we saw this game online he had to have it. I had to download a Canadian iTunes account to get it because at the time it was not available in the US. The game … Read more

Cool Wrecking Ball Skylander Cake

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I donated a “ cake of your choice “ to a local benefit auction. The winner was a super lady who wanted a cake for her grandson. She said any old Skylander would do…he loved them all……… Wow…a Skylander huh? I asked myself just what might that be ya reckon!!!??? So off to the internet … Read more

Coolest Mario Kart Wii Birthday Cake

Coolest Mario Kart Wii Birthday Cake

My son is turning 5 and he’s obsessed with video games. He insisted on a Mario Kart cake this year so of course I searched online for days for ideas and found this racetrack cake. While it seemed easy enough to do, I will admit I had some issues with the actual carving process. I … Read more

It-Has-It-All Minecraft Cake

It-Has-It-All Minecraft Cake

My 8 year old son wanted a Minecraft cake, so I put this together.  The water has a black licorice octopus under the blue jello “water” and colored M&M’s represent the lapiz lazul, coal, redstone, and gold stuck into the “mined” layers.  Steve did made sure to put some “torches” along the mine shaft, and … Read more

Avery’s Cool Angry Birds Birthday Cake

Avery's Cool Angry Birds Birthday Cake

My son was turning 6 years old. He was totally into Angry Birds and wanted an Angry Birds party. So,  I started wracking my brain as to how the heck I was going to decorate an Angry Birds birthday cake. Once I had the basic shape down, I had to come up with the actual … Read more

Angry Birds 10th Birthday Cake

Angry Birds 10th Birthday Cake

For the ‘Angry’ Birds… is a 10th birthday cake I made for my granddaughter. I love baking for family. I love the big smiles and wide eyes the first time they see their special cake, but most of all I love the hugs that follow! My grandchildren are my world and they challenge me… keep … Read more

Coolest Mario and Luigi Birthday Cake

Coolest Mario and Luigi Birthday Cake

This Mario and Luigi birthday cake is a 10″ round white cake with butter cream frosting. Mario and Luigi and all the decorations are made out of homemade marshmallow fondant. I added a little tylose powder to the fondant for Mario and Luigi so they would stiffen up a bit. This cake was for my … Read more

Coolest Plants vs. Zombies Cake

Our whole family plays that game and so I decided to make a cake for my husband’s 38th birthday: As my husband works at home, I had to start weeks in advance. I used every minute when he left the house and sculpted all the little fondant figures: wallnut, tallnut, sunflower, peashooter, zombies and even … Read more

Coolest Minecraft Birthday Cake Idea

Coolest Minecraft Birthday Cake Idea

I have been making and decorating cakes for about 7 years for family and friends. If you give me a picture I can most likely make it. This cake was for my Grandsons 7th birthday. He loves anything Minecraft. This cake was a little challenging. It is an 8 inch four squared layered chocolate cake … Read more

Angry Birds Cakes: Red Bird, Ice Bird and Cupcakes

Angry Birds Cakes: Red Bird, Ice Bird and Cupcakes

My son’s birthdays are 3 1/2 weeks apart.  My youngest was first and he wanted an Angry Bird cake.  I made cupcakes for him to take to school and made the cake for his family party.  I used the left over cupcakes to add to the cake display.  I just used 2- 9 inch round … Read more

Mario Kart Cake and Party

I was thrilled when my nephew requested I made him a Mario kart cake.  I myself am a super Mario fanatic. He loves everything Mario.  I started making the characters first; there is a number of ways and materials you can use to make them.  I made the karts out of rice crispies and molded … Read more

Super Easy Super Mario Cake for a Super Mario Fan

Super Easy Super Mario Cake for a Super Mario Fan

Once my son was able to hold a game controller in his little toddler hands, he was obsessed with Super Mario Brothers. So, for his 5th birthday, there was no question about what his cake should be. I wanted to accomplish 3 goals: Create a cake that my son would love Create a cake that … Read more

Minecraft Birthday Cake for 10 Year Old Boy

Minecraft Birthday Cake for 10 Year Old Boy

This cake is made of 3 8 x8″ chocolate layers. Before baking the cake I worked on the figurines.  I combined fondant and gum paste together, not too much fondant, just enough to keep the gum paste from getting too hard, to quickly.  I used gels to colour the fondant.  Then I made the characters … Read more

Coolest Skylanders Giants Cake

I used to be a cake decorating show addict (Food Network Challenge, Ace of Cakes, Cake Boss, etc.).   My husband used to make fun of me because I don’t cook and I don’t bake, but I would watch these shows incessantly.  Those who can’t do, watch others do on TV!  Then I had kids and … Read more

Coolest Super Mario Cake

Coolest Super Mario Cake

I made this Super Mario cake for my son’s 7th birthday.  It was a 12 inch round vanilla cake with butter cream frosting.  I made all the Super Mario decorations from fondant ahead of time and kept them soft in zip lock bags. The Mario face was also made of fondant.  After researching many YouTube … Read more

Crazy Cool Angry Birds Cake

Crazy Cool Angry Birds Cake

For his 7th birthday my grandson wanted an Angry Birds Cake.  My daughter said, “Mom, don’t get to elaborate.”  To whom does she think she is talking???  My middle name is Elaborate when it comes to anything I do for my grandchildren! Now one reason she said that is because she has both of her … Read more

Super Mario “Level 13″ Birthday Cake

Super Mario "Level 13" Birthday Cake

This was my first “fancy” cake.  My son was turning 13 and he loves video games so I thought I would surprise him with a Super Mario cake.  Since it was a surprise, most of the fondant work was done at night after he went to bed.  My husband thought this would never end, and … Read more

The Creeper Cake that Saved My Honor

My son is turning 10. I hardly know how tall he is because 90% of the time, he sits at his computer playing Minecraft. When he stood up the last time, I discovered he looked a lot more like a teenager than a little kid. So I panicked because his first double-digit birthday was almost here, and I … Read more

Cool Homemade Mario Kart Cake

Coolest Mario Kart Cake

I am a mother of 5 (ages 7, 6, 5, 4 and 5 months) so combining birthday parties is financially a must for us!! My two boys decided on a Super Mario Kart Birthday Theme, so with that, I came up with a cake that is actually two separate cakes, so they both have their … Read more

Coolest Angry Birds Cake

Coolest Angry Birds Cake

Well where do I start?  I am currently living in a small town called Yumbel, in Chile.  I am Canadian and my hubby is Chilean, we have two boys and have been serving in a local church as pastors for the past five years. I don’t know if you needed to know that, just thought … Read more

Simply Minecraft Cake and Party

Simply Minecraft Cake and Party

It started with tablet… with free Minecraft demo version. Than with  tablet Minecraft Pocket edition, and than grand ma asked my son Nitzan:  ” what do you want for birthday?” And the answer was:”Minecraft for PC!!!!  So 1.7.5 version arrived in our home and in our lives. As many will understand, it is  simply Minecraft. … Read more

Coolest Minecraft Birthday Cake

Coolest Minecraft Birthday Cake

My grandson requested a “Minecraft” cake for his 7th birthday. When I told him I didn’t know what that was or if I could do it, he said all you have to do is make some square and put grass on them!! Did a little research, looking for ideas. Cake was chocolate with chocolate icing, … Read more

Coolest Super Mario on Buttercream Cake

Coolest Super Mario on Buttercream Cake

My sister-in-law was having a Mario Bros themed baby shower and wanted a red velvet Mario cake. This is what I came up with. I did all the fondant pieces the day before, and the tube on top is made from rice crispy treats covered in green fondant. I made the mistake of using a … Read more