Coolest Gumball Machine Cake

Homemade Gumball Machine Cake

I got the idea for a Gumball Machine Cake from a friend and the recipe from a cake magazine (I forget what it was called) she had. With ideas from the internet and the cake magazine recipe, I made the cake to my liking. I used a 9in round and a 9in square pan for … Read more

Coolest Chocolate Bar Cakes 0

I used a homemade cake recipe and a rectangle baking container to bake this cake. I melted chocolate in ice cube trays and then covered the cake with melted chocolate. Drew a giant label on the computer and wrote the name of the birthday person.

Coolest M And M Cake

Homemade M&M Cake

I made this M&M cake for a co-worker who loves M&Ms. I used a the ball shaped pan and made cupcakes. I iced the ball cake with buttercream and chilled it. While it was still cold, I covered it with green fondant. The arms and legs also were made ahead of time out of fondant. … Read more

Coolest M&Ms Cake

Homemade M&Ms Cake

I made this homemade M&Ms cake for my brother-in-law’s birthday. He LOVES M&Ms candy. The cake is a three layer cake. It is then iced over with any type icing (but enough that the candy will stick to it). Around the homemade M&Ms cake are Kit-Kats which are “glued on” by the icing itself. After … Read more

Coolest Almond Joy Cake

Homemade Almond Joy Cake

This Almond Joy cake was made for my mom who just adores the Almond Joy candy bar! I was happy it turned out so easy to make! I first started out making a rectangle cake (I went with a half cake- 12×18 pan). While that was baking I whipped up a batch of marshmallow fondant … Read more

Cool Homemade Chocolate Box Cake

Homemade Chocolate Box Cake

This chocolate box cake is actually quite easy to make and looks impressive. At first glance, it looks like a box of chocolates but it’s actually a cake. I started by making 2 circular chocolate fudge cakes, I coated them both in chocolate frosting and layered them. Then I coloured some icing purple and rolled … Read more

Coolest Gumball Machine Birthday Cake

Coolest Gumball Machine Birthday Cake

I was asked to make several sweets for a birthday/grad party that happened to have a “Willy Wonka” theme. I suggested this Gumball Machine Birthday Cake, because I had been dying to try making it. I got the green light,went for it,and this is the end result. She LOVED it!!

Coolest Cadburys Dairy Milk Chocolate Cake

Homemade Cadburys Dairy Milk Chocolate Cake

This Cadburys Dairy Milk chocolate cake was a chocolate cake baked in a 32m x 22cm pan. I enlarged a copy of the chocolate wrapper to fit the cake and traced over most of the lettering and Cadbury logo. I then turned the tracing over and laid a piece of polished edge glass over the … Read more

Awesome Homemade 3D Gumball Machine Cake

Homemade Gumball Machine Cake

This gumball machine cake was made for my son’s 6th birthday. I love making creative cakes and so this one was something I had wanted to try for sometime. I purchased the glass bowl from Michael’s craft store for about $5 and then built the base from various sized circle cakes, trimming and carving, then … Read more

Cool Homemade Gumball Machine Cake

Homemade Gumball Machine Cake

I made this gumball cake for my sons 15th birthday after we saw Duff make one on Ace of Cakes. The cake is made from 4 Victoria sandwiches. I used a Victoria sponge recipe and added cocoa powder to give my son the chocolate cake he wanted. The cakes were sandwiched together with chocolate butter … Read more

Coolest M&M Cake

Homemade M&M Cake

I made this M&M cake for my father-in-law’s birthday. He is crazy about M&Ms, so I thought this would be a good idea. It was also an easy way to do one cake with chocolate frosting, and one with vanilla. I made two 6 inch layer marble cakes (boxed cake mix). Using canned frosting, I … Read more

Coolest M&M Birthday Cake

Homemade M&M Birthday Cake

My best friend’s son was having a pool party for his 10th birthday. She was traveling that week and wouldn’t have time to make it, so I volunteered to make a M&M Birthday Cake. I used Wilton’s sports ball pans for the M&M and made it chocolate (of course, right?). The halves are held together … Read more

Coolest Gumball Machine and Ice Cream Cone Cake

Homemade Gumball Machine and Ice Cream Cone Cake

I made this Gumball Machine and Ice Cream Cone Cake for my sister in law’s 35th birthday! She was complaining about getting old and so I wanted to make her something fun (though 35 is so NOT old!!!). The bottom round is 9 inch chocolate fudge with chocolate filling covered in fondant. Cones are all … Read more

Coolest Lollipop Cake

Homemade Lollipop Cake

This is a super easy lollipop cake. I made it for my son’s 5th birthday which was at a place called Lollipop Park so the whole party was lollipop themed. I started with a box of cake mix and made 24 cupcakes and 12 mini cupcakes. I also cheated and bought icing from the bakery … Read more

Coolest Floating M & M’s Birthday Cake

Homemade Floating M & M's Birthday Cake

I made this Floating M & M’s Birthday Cake for my daughter’s 2nd & 4th birthday. I had an M & M dispenser with a beach theme so took that into the cake itself. I used a white tub for the ‘pool’ the M & M’s were floating in. I cut a round piece of … Read more

Cool Homemade Lollipop Cake

Homemade Lollipop Cake

This Homemade Lollipop Cake was a winner for my daughter’s 7th Birthday and so easy! First of all make a double sized round cake so obviously you need to have a tall sided round cake tin. I used two butter cake packet mixes and blended them together to make double the mixture and then separated … Read more

Coolest Bucket of Chocolate Peanut Butter Goodness Cake

HomemaHomemade Bucket of Chocolate Peanut Butter Goodness Cake

Inspired by a random Facebook pic of what looked to be a cake with kit-kats standing around it and filled with M&M’s, I decided to try and adapt it for my Reese’s loving family Warning! I’m pretty sure I gained 5lbs just creating this cake. All that sugary goodness in one place is probably illegal … Read more

Coolest Pez Cake

Homemade Pez Cake

This Pez cake was for my nephew who collects PEZ dispensers. I knew I wanted to make a PEZ cake so I looked on the internet for ideas and this is a cross between 2 cakes that I liked. I baked a half sheet cake and then cut a piece 6″ x about 16″ long. … Read more

Coolest NFL Chocolate Marble Cake

Homemade NFL Chocolate Marble Cake

This is my NFL Chocolate Marble Cake. Four layers of marble cake with chocolate icing, cookie sticks attached with icing around the cake, and a bag of M&M’s on top. On top of M&M’s are mini Snickers bites with NFL team logos! Black satin ribbon on the bottom with a Fleur de Lis representing the … Read more

Coolest Candy Party Birthday Cake

Homemade Candy Party Birthday Cake

Every year since my daughter was born 8 years ago now I have been making her birthday cake. Now I have two kids and love searching for the perfect party theme and then planning a birthday cake to go with it. The kids watch the construction which takes some time! This year I tried something … Read more

Original and Fun Homemade Gumball Machine Cake

Z's Gumball Machine Cake

This Gumball Machine cake is an original creation I made for my son Zayden’s 5th Birthday. The day he was officially allowed to start chewing gum! I made the base of the machine from a cake baked in a 9×13 pan – trimmed to shape. I baked the bubble top cake in a Pyrex bowl. … Read more

Coolest Twix Candy Bar Cake

Coolest Twix Candy Bar Cake

I made this Twix Candy Bar Cake for a co-workers daughter, she loves Twix bars. I used vanilla sponge as the bottom layer, and chocolate sponge as the top layer. I wanted it to resemble a Twix bar when they cut into it. I used chocolate buttercream icing as a crumb coat. The cookies are … Read more