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

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 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 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 Candy Corn Cake

Coolest Candy Corn Cakes

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 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 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 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 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 Chocolate Bar Cake

Coolest Chocolate Bar Cakes

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