Coolest Chest of Toys Cake

Coolest Chest of Toys Cake

I wanted to make a cake for the son of my friend who was turning 2. The boy’s name is Luca and he is such a sweet boy. I went to their home to discuss the cake with his mother but she couldn’t choose one. In the meantime I noticed that Luca was playing with … Read more

Coolest Cinderella Princess Cake

Well I normally make lots of cupcakes and cookies, hardly ever cakes as I’ve always thought that if I mess up a cupcake I can quite easily bake another batch and start again but a cake is BIG and daunting. I offered to make this cake for a friend I work with as she was … Read more

Cool Duckling Cake

This was the duckling cake that I  made for the kids of my apartment. Exams were over and they wanted to celebrate. Completed the entire thing in flat 3 hours. The kids loved it. It was an emergency order and all that I could think of was to make the cake simple and sweet ….something … Read more

Coolest Ninetendo’s Super Mario Brothers Birthday Cake

As a kid, one of my favorite memories with my middle brother was playing Super Mario Brothers with him, so when his birthday came around this year, I decided to decorate it from those memories. I got a head start on this a couple of days before I made the cake.  The controllers are made … Read more

Scout the Leapfrog Dog Cake

I made this Scout the Leapfrog Dog cake for my friend’s son’s 4th birthday. What was really difficult is that Google only had two examples of scout cakes and they were massive fondant and sculpted cakes way outside my skill level and our price range! So I used a flat image of Scout from Google as my inspiration. This is a chocolate … Read more

Forever Barbie Birthday Cake

Forever Barbie Birthday Cake

You know all us girls never grow up and give up our Barbie dolls. When I was asked to bake a friend’s daughter’s 21st cake I jumped at the chance to make a Barbie birthday cake. Having never made a doll cake, I was frightened in case it looked like a toilet doll, you know … Read more

Cool Diva Draculaura Monster High Cake

I was asked to make a cake for a co-worker with only a two day notice! I wanted to present something that was beautifully made and was going to make a lasting impression. When I was told it had to be a Monster High Themed Cake I immediately knew I wanted to make a doll … Read more

Coolest Mermaid Birthday Cake

Coolest Mermaid Birthday Cake

I made this mermaid birthday cake for my niece Oroni who turned three in November 2012. The cake is a chocolate chiffon cake (recipe from which is a cross between butter cake and sponge cake. Mermaid Birthday Cake Instructions I crumb coated all sides of the cake, apart from the sandy part, with light blue buttercream … Read more

Coolest Scrabble Cake

Homemade Scrabble Cake

This was a scrabble cake for an 80th birthday. The lady is Scrabble (board game) fanatic. I baked a large, square fruit cake and covered it in fondant icing. Then I rolled out green fondant icing about 1/2cm thick just a bit wider than the cake and left it to dry and harden for a … Read more

Awesome Homemade Cinderella Carriage Cake

Homemade Cinderella Carriage Cake

This Cinderella carriage cake was made for a Charity fete last year which supports children with terminal or degenerative illnesses. It’s called “The Rainbow Children’s Trust”. I was approached by the organizer of the event, who asked if I would donate one of my “party cakes”. These are simply Victoria Sponges or coffee cakes – … Read more

Coolest Homemade Quilted Barbie Birthday Cake

Homemade Barbie Birthday Cake

This homemade Barbie birthday cake was made for a friend who wanted “Barbie & pink!” The top tier was inspired by a Barbie cake I saw online, and I really wanted to try the quilting technique so that’s what I did on the bottom tier. These are 5” & 8” tiers, covered in pink and … Read more