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

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 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

Coolest Fruit-Shaped Creative Cakes 10

The cake mix was made in a 10″ round cake pan. This cake is sculpted into a strawberry shape and then iced with a thin layer of butter cream. Its covered with homemade butter cream rolled fondant. I then cut leaves out of fondant with cookie cutters. Creative cakes get many compliments!s covered with homemade … Read more

Coolest Banana Cake

Banana Cake

My daughter Lily adores “Georgie”. So for her second birthday party I baked her a four layered banana cake with cream cheese frosting. I decorated the sides of it with homemade banana flavored ladies finger cookies “spray painted” yellow. It was topped off with a figurine of Curious George sitting in green coconut “grass”. As … Read more

Coolest Carrot Cake

Coolest Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake has always been my favorite kind of cake. I decided to be silly and make it carrot shaped! I made half a recipe for carrot cake from a cookbook and baked it in an 8″x8″ pan. Once cooled I cut the cake in half and stacked it to make it 2 layers. I … Read more