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

Cool Gumball Machine Cake

Coolest Gumball Machine Cakes

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

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

Coolest Lifesaver Cake

Coolest Lifesaver Cakes

I made this cake for a company that wanted a cake to celebrate Friday’s 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

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