Cool One Eyed Skull Cake

one eyed skull cake

I decided I would like to make a Halloween cake and rather than eat it myself, I held a raffle at work to raise money for a vetrans charity and a cancer nurse charity. It was well received and I made around £150. I did use a skull shaped tin for the actual cake but … Read more

Fun Halloween Sweet Sixteen Skull Cake

Fun Halloween Sweet Sixteen Skull Cake

A Skull Cake is what happens when brainstorming ideas for my son’s Halloween themed 16th birthday party take a 180° turn. I asked him what he wanted, and all he gave me to go on was wanting a more non-kid themed party. So I started tossing out creepy/gory cake ideas. With his input, we were just about … Read more

Harvest Cake for Thanksgiving

Harvest Cake for Thanksgiving

This harvest cake was for my daughter-in-law’s birthday. I started watching Ace of Cakes and decided I would like to try my hand at decorating cakes for my family. I should have used Rice Krispy treats for the base for the pumpkins. I had no idea how heavy fondant could be. The top layer of … Read more

Mummy Baby Shower Cake

Mummy Baby Shower Cake

This is one of my first cakes. I was asked by a friend to make a baby shower cake. She wanted Seahawk and Halloween colors with a Halloween design. No problem! Took me a while to come up with something that I could incorporate both themes into one cake and not be weird. Not every day … Read more

Head on a Platter Halloween Cake Idea

Head on a Platter Halloween Cake Idea

This head on a platter Halloween cake idea is fun and easy to make. I am by no means a professional cake decorator at all! I had to find something in my kitchen to bake the size and shape I wanted for this cake. I couldn’t believe it but deep in my cabinets I found a … Read more

Zombies Eating Brains Cake

Zombies Eating Brains Cake

I made a zombie eating brains cake for a Mom that needed a 17th birthday cake for her daughter.  She wanted gore, and brains, and then at the last minute she asked for me to add zombies. I didn’t know where to begin.  I had never made a fondant person before, let alone a “zombie”. … Read more

Coolest Nightmare Before Christmas Wedding Cake

Coolest Nightmare Before Christmas Wedding Cake

I had a lady call me up asking if I could make her a Tim Burton Nightmare Before Christmas wedding cake and 150 cupcakes. I said sure that sounds like fun! she only could afford $400 so I was good with that. I figured I could do it with that and still make money off it. … Read more

Halloween Anniversary Cake

Halloween Anniversary Cake

My husband and I were married on October 13th in Vegas by Count Dracula in a Halloween wedding ceremony. For our 5th wedding anniversary we threw a Halloween Anniversary party. I decided I would make a Halloween wedding cake for the party. The 12″ layer was chocolate with Bavarian cream filling, the 10″ layer was … Read more

Halloween Strawberry Shortcake Cake for a 6th Birthday

Halloween Strawberry Shortcake Cake for a 6th Birthday

When you’re dealing with an almost six year old with a very large and colorful imagination who loves Halloween as much as her mother does, you know you might just be up for a challenge! When I first heard the words Halloween Strawberry Shortcake, I thought, “okay, that’s an interesting combination.” No matter how much … Read more

Last Minute Pumpkin Man Halloween Cake

Last Minute Pumpkin Man Halloween Cake

Over a few cups of coffee I made 31 different size pumpkins out of fondant for this last minute Halloween cake. While the chocolate mud cake baked away, I sculpted the coolest pumpkin man I  have seen with fondant also. When the cake was cooled I covered it in buttercream frosting and then I covered … Read more

Cool Skull Cake

Cool Skull Cake

For my skull cake, I used devils food cake in a 2 piece skull pan. Lightly frosted with butter cream and let dry. Then heavier frosted again with butter cream. I used paint brushes to frost in the smaller areas. To draw in the teeth I thinned the frosting with water and used a toothpick to … Read more

Coolest Witch’s Spell Anti-Gravity Halloween Cake

Coolest Witch's Spell Anti-Gravity Halloween Cake

This is an anti-gravity Halloween cake I made for my grandson to donate for the Cake Walk at his school’s Halloween party. The bottom cake is a 10 inch white cake with buttercream frosting and fondant decorations. The M&M witch is completely edible and made out of fondant. The witch’s pot is chocolate cake, baked … Read more

Coolest Day of the Dead Cake

Coolest Day of the Dead Cake

I was asked to make a cake for the dinner that the Airforce base does once a month for the warriors who stay here at the hospital while recovering from injuries they get down range. This month the KHAC or Kaiserslautern Hispanic American Club was hosting and as it’s also Halloween month. They wanted both … Read more

Coolest Spooky Graveyard Cake

Coolest Spooky Graveyard Cake

I’ve made graveyard cakes in the past but they never came out how I wanted them to look. So, I tried again with my Spooky Graveyard Cake and was very happy with it this time. Prepping the Cake and Accessories First, I gathered up a bunch of candies and treats for decorating the ground of … Read more

Coolest Stitched Skin and Eyeball Halloween Cake

Coolest Stitched Skin and Eyeball Halloween Cake

I made this stitched skin and eyeball Halloween cake for my son’s 11th birthday party. He was born in October and he loves all things Halloween. I had never used fondant before so I was a little nervous, but it turned out as I had envisioned it and he LOVED IT! Eyeball Halloween Cake Instructions For … Read more

RIP Halloween Skeleton Cake

RIP Halloween Skeleton Cake

I made this skeleton cake for my 9 year old grandson for Halloween. The skeleton is made using the frozen buttercream transfer method.   I love the FBCT method to decorate. I have made a few cakes thus far using this method and it is so easy. I love the fact that I only need buttercream … Read more

Coolest Homemade Pumpkin Patch Cake

Coolest Homemade Pumpkin Patch Cake

Well, let me start by saying that this pumpkin patch cake had to be one of my most favorite cakes to make ever! I absolutley love fall and pumpkin season. This cake was made for my cousin’s daughter’s 1st birthday party at… where else, but a pumpkin patch. The Cake Everything on this cake was … Read more

Cool Sugar Skull Cake

Cool Sugar Skull Cake

A friend’s daughter was turning 5, and really wanted a sugar skull cake.  I got the Wilton’s 3d cake pan from Michael’s, and covered it in decorative fondant.  It was a huge hit!  The girl’s mom had fun with the candles too, she put one in the middle of each eye, one in the forehead, … Read more

Cool Homemade Halloween Cake

Cool Homemade Halloween Cake

I loved making this Halloween cake!  I love Halloween and everything it brings with it!  From the candy corn to the scarey decorations.  Every year I decorate outside for Trick or Treat and was worried about this request as I had so much to get done for Trick or Treat, but I don’t have the … Read more

Cool Skull Cake with 70’s Zombie-Style Band Covers

Cool Skull Cake with 70's Zombie-Style Band Covers

My BFF is a special effects makeup artist, myself as well. So for his birthday I wanted to bring the makeup artist and haunt actor to life in his cake.He also loves 70’s punk bands, so I made his favorite band album covers in zombie form. He also collects skulls so this is how I … Read more

Cutest Witch Doll Cake for a Halloween Birthday

Cutest Witch Doll Cake for a Halloween Birthday

To deliver this witch doll cake I had to travel by bus for around ten hours with my five year old daughter, which was definitely an interesting experience. My niece (the recipient of the cake) lives in the northern part of our state and we live in the southern part. Being her mother’s daughter she … Read more

Coolest Headless Halloween Cake

Coolest Headless Halloween Cake

We made this headless Halloween cake for a friend’s Halloween Party. We used vanilla boxed cake and mixed it with pound cake to make it firmer. This helps keep heavier cakes from sinking in on themselves. The bottom layer is 10 inches. We started by marbling white, black and olive green fondant together to make … Read more

Coolest Pumpkin Wedding Cake

Coolest Pumpkin Wedding Cake

This pumpkin wedding cake was definitely my most challenging, yet rewarding cake. Everything went perfect through the decorating process. I was so incredibly proud of this massive, amazing cake. It was literally so large that the pan used to bake the layers for the bottom pumpkin wouldn’t even allow my oven to close. That was … Read more

Little Johnny the Friendly Ghost Cake

Little Johnny

I created this adorable little Johnny the friendly ghost cake guy for my son’s preschool class. I boldly volunteered for room mom duties and Halloween is the first class celebration of the new school year, so I had to create something everyone would love. How better to get your name out there and attract new … Read more