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

Coolest Lifesaver Cakes 0

I made this cake for a company that wanted a cake to celebrate Fridays at work. This is what I came up with. I used five 1 lb. coffee cans and I sprayed them real well with a combination of vegetable oil and flour spray in a can. I then prepared two cake mixes of … Read more

Coolest M&M Character Cake

M&M Character Cake

My 3-yr-old son loves M&Ms and that’s the cake he wanted for his birthday. I got the idea from the other M&M character cake on this site submitted by Paula S. My cake turned out a bit flaky and it wasn’t sturdy enough to stand up, so I created a support out of folded cardboard … Read more

Coolest Box of Candy Cake

Homemade Box of Candy Cake

I made this Box of Candy cake for my husband for Valentine’s day. It is a red velvet cake, covered in butter cream. I used marshmallow fondant that I tried to tint red. I am not very happy with my red, but next time I make this I may just order red fondant. I traced … Read more

Coolest Cadbury Egg Cakes 0

This egg was very scary when I was originally asked to do it but turned out to be very simple. The egg was just homemade cake recipe for a yellow cake made with the Wiltons 3D egg pan covered in chocolate ganache. The “foil” around the cake was fondant and the unwrapped foil was just … Read more

Coolest M And M Cake

M & M's Cake

My dad helped me make this M&M cake for my mom who loves m&m’s. Took a 9×13 pan and decorated it by using the candy bag for reference. Made little cupcakes to look like the candies inside.

Coolest Butterfinger Cake

Homemade Butterfinger Cake

A friend of mine loves butterfinger candy bars, so for her birthday I decided to give her a butterfinger cake. I used two loaf pans, leveled them off and cut off two ends. I used white icing died yellow and blue. Instead of writing “fun size” or “king size” I chose to write “Cake Size” … Read more

Coolest Candy Corn Cakes 0

This is my candy corn-shaped homemade cake recipe idea. This cake is made of one cake mix and 2 cans of store-bought frosting. I found a picture of a candy corn on the internet and enlarged it to the size I wanted my cake to be. I baked the cake in a 13×9 pan. I … Read more

Coolest Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Cake

Homemade Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Cake

I made this Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Cake for my dad who LOVES Reese’s peanut butter cups. First, I baked a regular 9×13″ cake and another round 6″ cake. I frosted both of them and set them aside. Using different colored fondant, I next rolled out some orange (the color of the Reese’s package) and … Read more

Cool Homemade Pez Cake

Homemade Pez Cake

I made this Pez cake for my niece’s birthday. The body and head of the cake were made out of vanilla cake and tinted buttercream, the Pez candy were made out of chocolate cake baked in a loft pan, and covered in buttercream and fondant. It was a lot of fun to make.

Coolest M&M Cakes 0

This was my third grandson, Andrews second birthday. My daughter always seems to come up with a different homemade cake recipe for Andrew’s cakes. For this one I found a picture of the M&M man. I made the M&M man out of fondant. It can be bought at the store and is like Play Dough. … Read more

Coolest Caramel Apple Cake

Homemade Caramel Apple Cake

Although this Caramel Apple Cake looks more appropriate for Halloween, I made this cake for Thanksgiving. I didn’t want to bring the usual pumpkin or apple pie so I thought I’d make one for my family. I made the cake and caramel from scratch using splenda so my mom, who is diabetic could eat it. … Read more

Coolest Hershey Bar Cake

Homemade Hershey Bar Cake

This Hershey Bar Cake is a chocolate cake covered with chocolate icing. I used vanilla icing for the writing and some yellow for the “with almonds.” I used real almonds on the cake to give it a whimsical feel. I gave it to my boyfriend for our six month anniversary because this is his favorite … Read more

Coolest M&M Cakes 1

For this M&Ms homemade cake recipe idea , I used a 9″ round cake pan. I cut a little bit of the base so that it would sit up. I frosted with blue, white and black buttercream frosting and used Mr. Potato Head’s arms.s homemade cake recipe idea , I used a 9″ round cake … Read more

Coolest Chocolate Box Cake

Homemade Chocolate Box Cake

My good friend Sharon adores dark chocolate so for her birthday I decided to treat her to a chocolate overdose. However knowing that she only likes to eat a bit at a time I figured that the best bet would be to make something which could possibly be deconstructed and saved for whenever the chocolate … Read more

Coolest Bubble Gum Machine Cake

Homemade Bubble Gum Machine Cake

My 3 yr old granddaughter, Gracie wanted a Bubble Gum party. This is my Bubble gum machine cake. I baked a round white cake for the glass ball and a square strawberry cake with red icing for the base. I used gold chocolate coins. Just before the candles, I let the kid add the bubble … Read more

Coolest Gumball Machine Cakes 0

This cake was in one of the Wilton yearbooks. Its the soccer pan and half of the wonder mold pan. The gumballs and trim is fondant and the base is a homemade cake recipe.s the soccer pan and half of the wonder mold pan. The gumballs and trim is fondant and the base is a … Read more

Coolest Peanut M&M Birthday Cake

Homemade Peanut M&M Birthday Cake

This was my first attempt at making something other than the standard two layer, eight inch round cake for a birthday cake. I made this Peanut M&M Birthday Cake for one of the vice president’s of the company I used worked for. He kept a jar of peanut M&Ms on his desk, so I decided … Read more

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