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

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.