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

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

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

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

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 3 Tier Halloween Party Cake

Monster Cake

This Halloween party cake is a three tier cake. Each layer has a different flavor. Bottom Tier The bottom layer is a 10 inch double layer white cake made from a box cake with extra vanilla added to enhance the taste. I also added an extra egg. It is covered in buttercream tinted with orange. … Read more

Awesome 3D Werewolf Cake

I’m not even sure where to begin…  This 3D Werewolf cake is very time consuming, but the result is worth it! There’s a 2 layer cake with icing, or you can use fondant if you prefer.  The werewolf is composed of cake, rice krispies treats, fondant, and a star tip to make the icing look … Read more

My Dearest Mummy Halloween Birthday Cake

Mummy cake

I made this cake for my husband’s birthday. He is almost a Halloween baby, so I decided to surprise him with this little fellow. It is a ‘wine cake’ that you have to baby sit for a week by dripping sweet wine daily. The batter contains dry fruits and nuts, similar to a fruit cake, … Read more

Coolest Halloween and Fall Birthday Cake

Coolest Halloween and Fall Birthday Cake

My daughter told me she wanted a birthday cake with a ghost and fall harvest. I’m not a professional baker. I’m a stay home mom but I like to bake different kind of stuff for my family and friends. The cake was from scratch, just a regular chocolate cake. I frosted it with chocolate ganache … Read more

Awesome Halloween Graduation Cake

A degree worth killing for!

I had a specific request for this Halloween graduation cake; it had to be text books because it was for a graduation. It had to have a knife stabbed into it and it had to have what was written on the ‘sheet of paper’ . The girl was graduating with a Social Work degree around … Read more

Cool Skeleton Cake

Cool Skeleton Cake

My name is Teresa Newton and I work as an EMT on an ambulance. I have been baking for friends and family most of my adult life and began doing cakes after taking a Wilton basic course in 2000.  This skeleton cake was for my friend whose son turned 17 on Halloween. The cake itself … Read more

Homemade Witches Cauldron Cake

Homemade Witches Cauldron Cake

I made this cake for a toddlers Halloween party. I used 3 layers of pound cake covered in butter cream then black fondant. I made the witch from a mixture of fondant and flower paste and the green in the cauldron is butter cream. (The skeleton and spiders are plastic toys)

Spooky Halloween Cake

The base of this cake is a 16×2 cake pan. As I did make mostly everything on this cake, however my two sons did put together and decorate the gingerbread haunted house, so they will get the credit for that. Now the ghosts are made of white and brown modeling chocolate. I started with a … Read more

Scary Swamp Monster Cake

Scary Swamp Monster Cake

My 8yr old wanted Swamp Monster scary good birthday cake, so here it is. I was inspired by the Lego’s Monster Fighters. I baked 2 round cakes, and 6 cupcakes. I froze them for better frosting later! (trick I learned on this site). I cut out a hole and put a bowl for the “swamp”. I dipped … Read more

Halloween Cauldron Cake

Halloween Cauldron Cake

This Halloween Cauldron Cake was quite an experience to make, it was my first time using fondant and we didn’t quite get along. It stated as a three layer 8’ cake. I frosted between the layer and stuck it in the freezer for about an hour. I then shaped it with a serrated knife, gave it a good crumb coat … Read more

Scary Halloween Birthday Cake

Scary Halloween Birthday Cake

I had a lot of fun with this scariest big 50th birthday cake. I figured you only  turn 50 once in your life, my birthday just happens to be the day before Halloween, so this is what I did. I made the cake from scratch, yes chocolate.I used chocolate frosting for the entire cake. Then I made … Read more

Coolest Pumpkin Cake for a 5-Year-Old Girl

Coolest Pumpkin Cake for a 5-Year-Old Girl

I created this pumpkin cake for a girl’s 5th birthday party. I baked a half sheet cake then made rice crispy treats and cut out the cake where the pumpkin was going to sit and inserted a section of the rice crispy to hold the weight of the pumpkin. I baked cake in two bundt … Read more

Grim Reaper Halloween Birthday Cake

Grim Reaper Halloween Birthday Cake

This cake was made for a 10 tear old ,it is chocolate with chocolate buttercream covered in orange vanilla fondant,the work on the cake is fondant and piped fondant,the top of the cake is a Rice Krispie form covered in fondant,the face is hand painted with edible silver,the tombstone is a Rice Krispie slab covered … Read more

Cool Homemade 2 Tiered Halloween Cake

Homemade Halloween Cake

This Halloween Cake is a 2 tiered chocolate cake with Chocolate Ganashe frosting. The ghosts are made out of white chocolate and the spider webs are sugar and water with a bit of corn syrup brought to a hard ball temp with a candy thermometer, then drizzled on to parchment paper to resemble spider webs … Read more

Coolest Monster House Cake

Monster House Cake

Believe it or not, I had the idea for a Monster House cake long before the movie came out. We have entered the Halloween cake contest at our local Elementary school every year for about the past 12 years and have won 1st, 2nd or 3rd place every year except for one. This cake won … Read more