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

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

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 Watermelon Shaped Cake

Homemade Watermelon Shaped Cake

My daughter loves watermelon so I thought it would be cool to make a Watermelon Shaped Cake for her seventh birthday party. I made it a surprise, she never got to see it until I took the cover off. At first she thought it was a real watermelon sliced up. I took two round cake … Read more

Coolest Fruit-Shaped Creative Cakes 3

I made this from a heart shaped pan. I bought red coloring at the store and mixed it in to white frosting. I also mixed up some green frosting. I used brown sprinkles (picked out from my mixed colors) for the seeds. I traced the green foliage with green gel icing. Thanks to this website … Read more

Cool Homemade Watermelon Slice Cake

Homemade Watermelon Cake

I used a 10″ round pan to make this Watermelon Cake. After baking and cooling, the cake was cut in half. For easier crumb coating, place both cake halves in freezer for about an hour. I used about 1’4 inch icing between the layers. Stack, crumb coat, then frost. I tinted butter cream icing in … Read more

Coolest Fruit-Shaped Creative Cakes 4

This is a cake I made for my sisters last day of a Nursing Course at school. They were having a little celebration and she asked me to make something special seeing as I always make special creative cakes. I thought this cake very special and very elegant.. I made this cake out of and … Read more

Coolest Apple Cupcakes

Apple Cupcakes

My niece’s birthday came up the same day as our bosses day party at work, so I was obligated to make two cakes in one night. I saved time by just making my niece cupcakes. I was looking for design ideas and came across these apple cupcakes on the internet. They were extremely fun and … Read more

Coolest Chili Pepper Cake

Chili Pepper Cake

I made a Chili Pepper cake for my step-mom’s surprise 35th Birthday! I used two cake mixes. First I baked a cake (dyed green) in a jelly roll pan; I baked the second cake (dyed red) in another jelly roll pan (About 15 minutes for each on 350 degrees). I put them both DIRECTLY into … Read more

Coolest Fruit-Shaped Creative Cakes 5

I make all the birthday cakes for my co-workers and I always ask them what their favorite flavor is so that they are as happy as possible with the result of my creative cakes. One co-worker would only say “I like peaches”. This is what I came up with. It was a classic white cake … Read more

Coolest AppleBration (Back to School) Cupcakes

Applebration Cupcakes

Kindergarten hosts an Applebration each September to celebrate Johnny Appleseed’s birthday. Also is a great back to school function. All food must either be apple-themed so I came up with this cupcake idea. Great for all back to school events or school bake sales. And this one is easy enough that your grade school child … Read more