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

Coolest Zombie Birthday Cake

My friends grandson asked if he could have a zombie cake for his 9th birthday so she asked me to make it for him. I was over the moon about it I’d never made a zombie cake before and couldn’t wait to get started. I had to make the grave stone and cut in the … Read more

Cool Nightmare Before Christmas Wedding Cake

Cool Nightmare Before Christmas Wedding Cake

I made 6 white wedding cakes. I made butter cream icing and marshmallow fondant for the roses. After melting the marshmallows with a few tsp. of water I added 6-8 cups of powdered sugar and mixed until it started forming a solid ball. I covered my fondant sheet with butter so it wouldn’t stick then … Read more

Coolest Homemade Skull Cake for a Birthday

Coolest Homemade Skull Cake for a Birthday

Well, since I am the only person out of my friends that knows how to make cakes, I decided to make my own birthday cake. And with my obsession for skulls this cake just seemed perfect. I didn’t want to pay the $50 for a Wilton skull pan so I decided to make my own. … 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

Cool Homemade Haunted House Birthday Cake

Haunted House Cake

My granddaughter’s birthday is October 28th so we decided to have a Halloween birthday party. I baked a 13×9 vanilla cake and frosted it with chocolate fudge frosting. I added a pumpkin patch with candy pumpkins and green butter cream frosting.  I made cookie tombstones and a graveyard fence by dipping pretzels in melted chocolate … 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

Funny Over the Hill Birthday Cake Idea

Coolest Over the Hill Birthday Cake

For my husband’s 40th birthday party I decided to go with an Over the Hill theme. I searched and searched for ideas for cakes and this is what I came up with. This cake is 2 layers of 9 by 13 cakes. After the second layer was placed, I cut out a small rectangular piece … 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

Creepy Homemade Zombie Birthday Cake

Coolest Zombie Birthday Cake

One of my good friends asked me to make a zombie birthday cake for her son’s birthday, my thought was how on earth would I do that! This is what I came up with! I used the largest sheet cake pan Wilton sells and a soccer ball cake to form the cake, carving the head … 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

Coolest Pinata Pumpkin Birthday Cake

Coolest Pinata Pumpkin Birthday Cake

A pumpkin seemed the perfect cake for a 5 yr old’s birthday party just before Halloween. I used two bundt cake pans and then a third 9 in. round. I stacked one bundt upside down then the 9 in. round on top of that then the second bundt cake right side up for the top. All the … 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)

Pumpkin Birthday Cake Using the Wilton Pumpkin Cake Pan

Pumpkin Birthday Cake Using the Wilton Pumpkin Cake Pan

This cake was fun to make. I made it for my cousin’s birthday that is really close to Halloween, which is a day they love. I started with Wilton Pumpkin Pan and then went to work. I used classic vanilla cake with vanilla and chocolate icing. I used a sour lollipop and green sugar crystals … Read more

Coolest Fall Pumpkin Birthday Cake

Coolest Fall Pumpkin Birthday Cake

I had a fall/pumpkin theme cake for my daughter’s 8th birthday! I made a half sheet and used the tip that pipes icing to look like grass. I covered the half sheet with butter cream icing tinted green for the grass.  The small pumpkin on top was made with a 3D pumpkin pan. I tinted … Read more

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

Coolest Treasure Chest with Skull Cake

I wanted to do a big skull cake, but didn’t want to pay $35 for the cake mold, so instead I paid $3 for a chocolate skull mold and made a treasure chest cake instead. The cake had half chocolate layers and half white cake. All details were made with homemade marshmallow fondant. The skull … Read more

Coolest Jack and Sally Cakes for my 16th Birthday

Coolest Jack and Sally Cakes for my 16th Birthday

I started these Jack and Sally cakes early in the day, I just made two round cakes, it took about an hour. I then got out two cans of white icing, then a few special tipped icing packets to create the hair, eyes, mouths, noses, eye lashes, and scars. My then boyfriend, Tyler, created the … Read more

Awesome Zombie Cake Inspired By The TV Series The Walking Dead

finished cake pretty gross!!! as requested...but delicious!!!

My grandson asked me to make a zombie cake for his 12th birthday. I am an amateur baker, but decided I would take the challenge. I love watching Cake Boss as well as other cake shows. I searched the internet for ideas and recipes, lots of research. I made three cakes, two  1/4 sheets and … Read more

Coolest Zombie Cake

Coolest Zombie Cake

This zombie cake is for a fan of the Walking Dead! The zombie came to life when the blood colored butter cream was added. He is made from chocolate sponge and vanilla butter cream. First I molded the the cake to the shape I wanted and then covered with flesh colored royal icing. I kept adding brown and pink food coloring to the royal icing to get … 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

Itty Bitty Baby Pumpkin Baby Shower Cake

Itty Bitty Baby Pumpkin Baby Shower Cake

My cousin called wanting a stroller cake. So I started it and the next day walked in and found the hood I made out of royal icing collapsed. I called her and told her so we came up with this idea.  A baby in a pumpkin. I used a soccer ball 2 piece pall pan … 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