Coolest Fruit-Shaped Creative Cakes 7

For my daughters first birthday, we had a luau!! To go with the tropical theme, I made a pineapple shaped cake that was not only shaped like a pineapple; it was pineapple cake as well! I used a pineapple shaped pan I found on eBay and a recipe for pineapple cake off of allrecipes.com. I … 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