Cool Watermelon Cake

Cool Watermelon Cake

I was taken aback when my friend called me and asked me whether I could make a Watermelon Cake. On enquiring why so a watermelon cake, she told me that her son loved watermelon. I was a bit nervous, but took it as a challenge. To start with I bought a watermelon to understand the … Read more

Coolest Halloween and Fall Birthday Cake

Coolest Halloween and Fall Birthday Cake

My daughter told me she wanted a birthday cake with a ghost and fall harvest. I’m not a professional baker. I’m a stay home mom but I like to bake different kind of stuff for my family and friends. The cake was from scratch, just a regular chocolate cake. I frosted it with chocolate ganache … Read more

Coolest Chili Red Hot Pepper Cake

Coolest Chili Red Hot Pepper Cake

This Chili Red Hot Pepper cake was fun to do. I used a  12 x 18 sheet cake pan, made 2 of them stacked and iced it. The cake was strawberry Margarita cake. I froze the cakes, after leaving in freezer for a night, took it and carved it out in the shape of a chili … Read more

Cool Homemade Watermelon Cake

Ants at a Picnic!

This watermelon cake was made for a friend’s 40th birthday. Yes, there are 40 party ants at this picnic made of black modelling chocolate. I flavored a vanilla cake with watermelon jello which makes the cake dense like pound cake. I used a stainless steel mixing bowl to bake the rounded ends of the cake … Read more

Coolest Banana And Monkey Cake

Coolest Banana And Monkey Cake

I had a blast making this banana and monkey cake! It was a banana flavored cake with banana cream filling. I used the Wilton loaf pan which makes a double length loaf of bread or two loaves. Tearing the cakes and filling them then carving the cake into a banana shape, I then crumb coated … Read more

Coolest Hot Chili Pepper Cake

Coolest Hot Chili Pepper Cake

I used the tear drop shaped Wilton pans, all sizes for this hot chili pepper cake. It was a vanilla bean cake with vanilla bean buttercream. I carved the top edge to smooth it out to look more like a pepper shape. Crumb coated the whole cake and layed out a thin layer of red … Read more

Cool Garlic Lovers Dream Cake

Cool Garlic Lovers Dream Cake

It was my father’s 80th birthday and I wanted to make a cake that was something he loved, so we thought about it for awhile and he loves garlic, he puts it in everything he makes from eggs to soup to pasta, you name it, garlic is in it, so I decided to make a … Read more

Awesome Homemade 3D Watermelon Cake

I made this watermelon cake for my grandmother’s 79th birthday. They wanted a watermelon themed birthday cake. I used 2 boxes of cake mix,  1 –  13X9 cake pan and 1 – football cake pan. I cut the 13X9 cake in half, frosted them and put them on top of each other and then put … Read more

Coolest Ear of Corn Cake

Coolest Ear of Corn Cake

Every year my nephew tries to come up with ideas for  the craziest birthday cakes for me to try to make for him. This year he decided he wanted an ear of corn. It was like he was challenging me. I  Googled corn cake and saw that you can use candy corn for the  kernels … Read more

Sophisticated Strawberry Cake

Sophisticated Strawberry Cake

I had a blast making this strawberry cake. My cousin wanted a strawberry cake so I decided to give her one inside and out. I started with a strawberry flavored cake mix and a large heart shaped pan.  I used one cake mix.  I also used strawberry flavored icing then I used Wilton’s ready to use fondant. … Read more

Burger Slider Cupcakes with Watermelon Cake

Burger Slider Cupcakes with Watermelon Cake

I made this cake for 4th of July. I made cupcake sliders and a half watermelon cake. The sliders are the top of a white cupcake and the bottom of a cupcake. Add a piece of chocolate cupcake to look like the meat. With icing add some lettuce, ketchup and mustard. Put together to look like a … Read more

Coolest 3D Pineapple Birthday Cake

Almost looking real!

This was a Pineapple cake I made for friend’s that shared a birthday. We decided on a pineapple sort of as a joke because they are vegetarians. We baked several yellow cakes. I think 6 total.  Once they were cooled, we made a hole in the middle of each for our “structure”.  In between each … Read more

Easy Watermelon Cake

Nice cake for a summer BBQ! I didn’t get a picture of it cut but I used white cake that I dyed red and I threw in some chocolate chips to make it look like the inside of a watermelon. The rest is all colored buttercream! The black you could buy I a tube or … Read more

Cool Basket of Daisies and Apples Cake

Cool Basket of Daisies and Apples Cake

This cool Basket of Daisies and Apples cake took a lot of work, but I love how it turned out. First I colored half a batch of fondant light brown, and made 4 ‘ropes’ with it. Then made 4 white ropes and twisted them together. Then I rolled them with a rolling pin until they were … Read more

Coolest Big Pickle Cake

Coolest Big Pickle Cake

My sister has been “Auntie Pickle” to the whole family since our kids were small. She was SO surprised when I made this for her surprise birthday party. I added the Necco wafer bouquet after putting a huge crack in the fondant when moving the “pickle” onto the cake. No one noticed the crack, and … Read more

Coolest Pickle Cake

Homemade Pickle Cake

My uncle’s nickname is pickle so I made him a pickle cake for his birthday. I made two 13×9 size cakes ( I used one vanilla and one chocolate.) after cooking I let them cool on the counter. After cooling I took a cookie sheet covered it in foil and placed the vanilla cake on … Read more

Coolest Watermelon Cake

Homemade Watermelon Cake

This Watermelon Cake was made early in my cake decorating endeavors, so covered in star tips! Sheesh! I used the Wilton round ball cake pan for the wedges; I baked a whole ball (two halves) but only ended up using one half (two quarters.) I used and one 10″ cake cut in half and stacked … Read more

Coolest Fruit-Shaped Creative Cakes 8

This is one of my more creative cakes – Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Cake. One 10×15 sheet layer of yellow cake, cut free handed into a strawberry with leaves, then split and filled with a whipped white chocolate/strawberry ganache. Berry frosted with a red tinted Italian meringue buttercream, flavored with strawberry puree. Leaves frosted with green … Read more

Coolest Berry Basket Cake

Homemade Berry Basket Cake

I made this Berry Basket Cake for a summer cook out. I alternated layers of white and strawberry cake, each 8-inch squares. I then used strawberry buttercream for the basket weaving and rope border (used tip #18). I topped it off with fresh strawberries, blueberries, blackberries and raspberries. My husband didn’t even want to cut … Read more

Coolest Watermelon Birthday Cake

Homemade Watermelon Birthday Cake

I made this Watermelon Birthday Cake for my niece’s 3rd birthday party. I used a 1/2 moon shaped pan for the big piece of watermelon, and then made another 1/2 moon piece to cut up. You can cut any shapes like a watermelon slice and crumb coat them before decorating. For the seeds I used … Read more

Coolest Fruit-Shaped Creative Cakes 9

My daughter had a strawberry birthday party for her 4th birthday. I made this cake with a heart shaped pan and frosted it with canned pink frosting. I used a tube of green decorating icing to make the greens at the top and placed chocolate chips upside down for the seeds. It was a big … Read more

Strawberry Cake

Srawberry Cake

This Strawberry cake was made for my new sister in law to be who is marrying into the Berry family. To bake the strawberry shape I used a heart shaped tin. I then tried to make red icing but after putting heaps of red food coloring in I thought I better stop and settle for … Read more

Coolest Pineapple Cake

Homemade Pineapple Cake

For my Grandsons first birthday, we decided to go Hawaiian-complete with a three dimensional Pineapple Cake! After much thought and consideration about how this could be achieved, I finally came up with a plan. I baked the cake using two over sized Pampered Chef glass mixing bowls, one larger than the other. I used four … Read more