Coolest Easter Eggs and Owls Cake

Coolest Easter Eggs and Owls Cake

Mom, I would like a nature cake! These were the words out of my soon-to-be 9 year old son’s mouth.  He is a huge nature and outdoor lover and when I asked him to specify what a “nature” cake looked like to him he told me to “wing it.”  I have been making my children’s … Read more

Coolest Easter Basket Cake 2013

Easter basket cake

I made a basket cake for our Easter celebration in the church. I imagine this cake to look like a real basket so I decided to make the base color to be brown and since I like the pink color I put a little touch of pink color on it. I used the whipped cream … Read more

Cute Homemade Easter Basket Cake

Coolest Easter Basket Cake

I made this Easter Basket cake from two 8″ rounds, trimmed a bit to make a basket shape.  Basket weave on sides with white/teal and just a simple S-curve edging at the top of the basket. I used an old basket handle and iced that, grass-tip for grass on top and sprinkled with flower sprinkles, chocolate … Read more

Coolest Easter Calla Lilly Cake

Coolest Easter Calla Lilly Cake

I have wanted to make gum paste calla lilies since I made only one from cake decorating class last July. Easter is here and here they are in multiple colors too! I wanted them in different colors since Easter has bright colors. I started making these about three days prior to Easter and a few were made the night … Read more

My First Coolest Easter Basket Cake

My First Coolest Easter Basket Cake

I have always wanted to make a basket cake for Easter and this is my version of an Easter basket cake! I made a pound cake and it has three layers with butter cream frosting in between. I had so much fun making it! I made it my Easter centerpiece and it tasted as good as it … Read more

Cool Homemade Easter Basket Cake with Jelly Bean Eggs

Coolest Easter Basket Cake

This is an Easter basket cake. I made this cake for our Easter Church celebration.I used a basket weave piping from whipped cream that we can purchase easily here in Japan on the sides. My hand hurt and got tired decorating the sides because this is my first time doing this basket weaving. At the top I … Read more

Coolest Homemade Basket-Shaped Easter Cakes and How-To Tips 4

I made this cake for an Easter party for our family. It was pretty easy; the Easter basket was a 6-inch round cake with basket weave icing on top of a larger rectangular cake. I dyed coconut for Easter grass and some Easter candy for garnish. I used a #233 tip for the grass.

Coolest Homemade Basket-Shaped Easter Cakes and How-To Tips 6

This is an Easter basket cupcake cake made from 20 cupcakes. I used buttercream icing and iced across all the cupcakes like a regular cake. (The icing doesnt fall between don’t worry.) Then I did a basket weave for the basket, I used fondant for the ribbon roses and the ribbon on the basket and … Read more

Easter Bunny Basket Cake

Easter Bunny Basket

The Easter basket cake was made from a white cake mix that I extended with extra flour, sugar, sour cream, etc. It was baked in two 9″ round pans. The cakes were leveled for an even surface, then torted and filled to create a higher cake. I began to hollow out some of the top … Read more

Cool Homemade Basket-Weave Easter Basket Cake

Homemade Easter Basket Cake

This Easter basket cake was designed for my Nephew’s first Birthday. I started with three cakes, which I used packet mixes and colored pink, lilac and yellow and sandwiched these together with buttercream. I found a great recipe for buttercream on the Wilton’s website. I used the High Humidity Icing recipe, as I was afraid … Read more

Cute Homemade Easter Basket and Flowers Cake

Homemade Easter Basket Cake

I was anxious to try some new tips. I had seen a similar Easter basket cake advertised at a Big named ice cream store. I had a basic idea of what kinds of flower to use on the cakes. I did go through the internet and materials. I had to learn the Daffodil and Pansie. … Read more

Coolest Easter Basket Cake

Homemade Easter Basket Cake

I decided a year ago I wanted to make my 2 girls a Princess Birthday Castle; since then I have been making cakes for every occasion and party to get good for the Castle cake. I didn’t start out so well, I have never taken any classes, but through watching video online and reading TONS … Read more

Pretty Homemade Pink Easter Basket Cake

Homemade Easter Basket Cake

I made this Easter Basket cake for our family’s Easter egg hunt. Everyone loved it! I used yellow cake mix (just 1 box). I just used two 8in round cake pans for this cake. I mixed the Wilton decorating icing with Wilton Rose pink coloring for the basket. I used the basket weaving tip for … Read more

Cool Easter Basket Cake Using Sports Ball Cake Pan

Homemade Easter Basket Cake

I made this Easter basket cake for this past Easter. I made the “basket” portion of the cake using lemon cake mix and half of the sport ball cake pan. I then shaved off about 1/2″ off the rounded edge of the cake to make a flat surface for the cake to stand. I used … Read more

Easy Homemade Easter Basket Cake

Coolest Easter Basket Cake

This Easter Basket cake was so easy. I made 3 eight inch round cakes. I put a box of pudding in the box cake mix to make the cake a little bit denser. Then frosted the outside of the basket with the basket tip. Then I used the grass tip for the top of the … Read more

Coolest Easter Cake

Coolest Easter Cake

As impressive as it may look, this cake was very easy and satisfying to make. 1. slightly round the edges of your cake. 2. cover it with a crumb coat (this is a thin layerof icing which gathers the crumbs and prevents them from coming throught in the finished layer of icing in the cake) … Read more

Cool Homemade Easter Basket Cake with Mini Chocolate eggs

Homemade Easter Basket Cake

My 8 year old daughter’s school were doing an Easter display and asked all the children to make an Easter Basket out of an material they liked. My daughter asked if we could do ours out of cake!! We made three round chocolate cakes and filled them with chocolate butter cream. We then carved a … Read more

Coolest Homemade Basket-Shaped Easter Cakes and How-To Tips 0

This is an Easter birthday cake. I didn’t want the usual Easter cakes, I wanted to do something different. This is just a round layer cake with a chocolate ganache icing. I did a basket weave around the cake. The birds are made with marzipan and painted with food coloring. The nest is toasted coconut … Read more

Coolest Homemade Basket-Shaped Easter Cakes and How-To Tips 1

For this cake you will need: egg shaped mini cake pan (Wilton), 8″ round cake pan, three boxes of your favorite cake mix (or home made is fine too), lots and lots of white icing, one tub of chocolate icing, basket weaving tip, star tip, multi open grass tip, jumbo round sprinkles (Wiltons) (or any … Read more

Coolest Homemade Basket-Shaped Easter Cakes and How-To Tips 2

This was a special cake I made for my grandma before she died. She requested a cool light white cake. Seeing as it was Easter, I searched for ideas for Easter cakes. The cake was white and the icing was just cool whip powdered sugar and vanilla. I simulated grass with coconut I sprayed green, … Read more

Coolest Homemade Basket-Shaped Easter Cakes and How-To Tips 3

We used a childrens coloring book picture and traced it on the cake in brown gel. Then we used stars to fill in the picture and basket weave for the basket. The border is a reverse shell (kind of) and we put Cadbury Mini Eggs around the base in between the yellow shells.s coloring book … Read more