Coolest Two-in-One Christmas Cake

2 in 1 Christmas Cake

I decorated  this Christmas cake for the last year holiday season. A rich fruit cake made by my English aunt was the base for the two options of this cake. I covered the top with royal icing -for the snowed scenery- and stuck a fence and some decorative christmas trees near the edges. Then I … Read more

Cool North Pole Igloo Cake

Cool North Pole Igloo Cake

Here’s my cool North Pole Igloo cake. To make this cake, use a sturdy board for the base, covered in aluminum foil. Spread Bettercreme across inner section of board. The Igloo cake was baked in a 6″ metal bowl and then placed upside down on double layer 7″ cake. Don’t use too big of a … Read more

Frosty the Snowman Christmas Present Cake

Frosty the Snowman Cake

I made this Frosty the Snowman Christmas present cake for a friend of mine. She originally asked me if I could put a fondant ribbon on a cake like one shown on a magazine cover. I told her I would do that for her, but I thought it seemed a little plain for a Christmas … Read more

Coolest Christmas Snow Globe Cake!

christmas snowglobe

This Christmas snow globe cake was made for a family dinner. It was a 3-layer 8 inch vanilla cake with white chocolate ganache filling. I iced the cake in buttercream, covered it in red fondant, amd embellished it in white fondant snowflakes. The snow globe was created with a glass bowl from the Dollar Store. … Read more

Christmas Advent Birthday Cake

Christmas Advent Birthday Cake

This advent birthday cake idea originated when I saw a beautiful wooden advent calendar house and thought to myself, ‘How cool would this look if it was a cake?’ Luckily my friend was celebrating her birthday on the 3rd of December so I figured this was a great chance to test out my idea! I … Read more

Coolest Frozen Theme Snowy Wonderland Cake

Coolest Frozen Theme Snowy Wonderland Cake

I made this snowy wonderland cake for a little girl’s birthday party. Any guesses on what her theme was? That’s right, Frozen. I wanted to make the cake following the theme, but also give her something different and fun. The snowflake is edible, along with all the jewels. I started with a 9 inch bottom … Read more

Night Before Christmas Cake

I am an amateur cake decorator.  I do this as a hobby on my special occasions for my family mostly.  I have not been taught I just look and try to create. This cake is one on my favorites.  As for the cake itself there is no hard work or carving.  It is just a … Read more

Coolest Funky Christmas Tree Cake

Coolest Funky Christmas Tree Cake

I made this cake for Xmas 2011. As is tradition in our family, my Mum makes a few cakes and we decorate them together. I always look forward to this time with my Mum, who lives in the next city to us. I got this idea from Valerie Elizabeth Confections (online) and hers looks 100 … Read more

Coolest Winter ONEderland Birthday Cake

A friend of mine came to me and asked me to make her son a guest cake, and smash cake for his first birthday party. I’m going to talk about the guest cake because it was a shooooooow stopppppa!  His theme was Winter ONEderland.  She wanted it to be extravagant , which is my expertise.  She … Read more

Coolest Christmas Scene Present Cake

Coolest Christmas Scene Present Cake

I made this Christmas scene present cake with one chocolate cake mix and the other was done with red velvet. Both cakes had marshmallow fondant on top of it and the bow I had done a week before I made the cake. I colored the marshmallow before putting it in to the micro and making the fondant. The snowman, … Read more

Cool Rockin’ Robin Christmas Cake

Rockin' Robin Xmas Cake

This Rockin’ Robin is my favorite Christmas Cake I’ve made. I think I’ve got better as each year goes by (you should’ve seen my first 2 attempts)! Each year, my Mum bakes the fruit cakes and she gives one to me. It’s a tradition that we ice them together and I always look forward to this time. So, I just leveled off … Read more

Coolest North Pole Christmas Cupcakes

Coolest North Pole Christmas Cupcakes

I got this idea for North Pole Christmas Cupcakes online. Bake cupcakes, whatever flavor you want. I chose to do vanilla and chocolate.  A box of each. I needed lots of cupcakes for a Christmas Party and for two different families where we would spend our Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Frost with white frosting from grocery store. … Read more

Coolest Christmas Scene Cake

Coolest Christmas Scene Cake

This is my favorite cake that I have ever created (it may have something to do with how much I LOVE Christmas as well that is features my favorite Christmas special. I was asked to make a Christmas themed cake for someone and I could pick the design so I started playing with some sugar … Read more

Coolest Penguin Winter Wonderland Cake

Coolest Penguin Winter Wonderland Cake

My hubby and myself made this Penguin Winter Wonderland cake at home, to say thank you to every one at 44… This cake was made from chocolate sponge and covered with sugar paste. About two weeks before we started the cake I had to start drawing and organizing the run out templates for the decoration on the cake sides, … Read more

Cute Homemade Christmas Cupcakes

Coolest Christmas Cupcakes

It is holiday party time at the daycare again. Time to conjure up a colorful and exciting cupcake design for the 3 year olds. I scoured the internet for inspiration and added a bit of my own creativity (and pretty much winged it)…and voila. Sparkly cupcakes with a variety of fun holiday decorations. Most of … Read more

Coolest Christmas Giftbox Cake

Coolest Christmas Giftbox Cake

I decided to make this Christmas gift box cake for my office Christmas party the first year I worked there. It’s super easy! Just make two square cakes. Wait for them to cool. Stack them on top of each other and frost a base layer of white on them. I found some Christmas wrapping paper as inspiration … Read more

Coolest Tarheel Snowflake Birthday Cake

Coolest Tarheel Snowflake Birthday Cake

This Tarheel Snowflake birthday cake is three 8 inch cake layers of white almond sour cream cake recipe.  Snow flakes were made from cutters I bought on line, using marshmallow fondant and Wilton sugar crystal attached by using glue made from gum paste and water. The symbols and birthday message were printed from my edible printer on sugar sheets.  Using … Read more

Coolest Holiday Cakes

Homemade Holiday Cakes

I made two of these holiday cakes for Christmas. They were one for each family. It took quite a while to make these cakes. I started by buying Wilton gingerbread houses, they come with everything you need and are easy to assemble. I made these hours in advance for them to dry. I then made … Read more

Coolest Christmas Gingerbread House Cake

Homemade Christmas Gingerbread House Cake

I made this Gingerbread house cake for the Cub Scouts. It is not gingerbread at all. It is all cake that I carved out in the shape of house then put graham crackers on it. The trees are ice cream cones with butter cream frosting on top. I sprinkled powdered sugar over everything when I … Read more

Coolest Christmas Dragon

Homemade Christmas Dragon Cake

Every year I make a cake for the Christmas centerpiece. Since I love dragons I combined the theme and made a Christmas dragon. Much of the structure is gingerbread cookies. It was really hard to get frosting into all of the nooks and crannies once the cookies were glued into place with royal icing though. … Read more

Coolest Christmas Birthday Cake

Homemade Christmas Birthday Cake

I made this Christmas birthday cake for the son of a friend of mine. It was his 1st birthday the second day of Christmas so I chose a Christmas scene. It was a chocolate cake with chocolate cream inside and whipped cream icing. All the decoration is made with sugar paste and the trees are … Read more

Coolest Christmas Snow Cake

Winter Wonderland.

Snowmen and ice skating penguins! Such fun. This Christmas snow cake was for my sister in law’s annual Christmas bash. It was huge(16×16) and weighed a ton. I made everything on it out of fondant except the rocks, which are made of chocolate and look so great. The snowmen were made from rice krispies and … Read more

Coolest Winter Wonderland Cake

Homemade Winter Wonderland Cake

I made this Winter Wonderland cake for a Christmas dinner with my husband’s family. The bottom tier is two 8-inch layers of spice cake with cinnamon cream cheese filling and the top is two 6-inch layers with the same flavors. The sides are iced in royal blue buttercream and the tops in white buttercream. I … Read more

Coolest Christmas Cottage Cake

Homemade Christmas Cottage Cake

My siblings and I remember fondly a cake that my mom made when we were little with the Wilton house pan for a Christmas party at our house so this year, I recreated a Christmas cottage cake with a few changes. I baked a small sheet cake (I didn’t want a HUGE cake because it … Read more