Coolest Retirement Cake

Coolest Retirement Cake

I wanted to make a retirement cake for a doctor who was retiring.  I worked with him for 20 years and planned to make a cake that would reflect what his life and be manly.  I could not do the typical hunting or fishing cake since he had no interest in either of those hobbies. He does … Read more

Coolest Man Lounging on a Sofa Cake

Coolest Man Lounging on a Sofa Cake

I made this reading and lounging man sofa cake for a friend. When my friend asked for a cake for her husband who loves to read and relax, this is what I came up with. The sofa was made with a rich chocolate cake covered with melted chocolate wafers. The man (aka my friend’s husband) … Read more

Birthday Bunny Cake Worth the Aggravation

Birthday Bunny Cake Worth the Aggravation

This year, my son’s birthday was three days after Easter, so for Easter Sunday he wanted a grey birthday bunny cake. The week before Easter I made two round cakes (I used 1 ½ batters so they were really high; I then leveled them) and froze them.  Freezing them helped when it came time to … Read more

Spring Easter Themed Cake

Spring Easter Themed Cake

My 9-year-old daughter wanted a Spring themed cake. I had NO idea what to make her, so I just went with it…haha. I started with two 10-inch cakes, I put a cookies and cream butter cream filling in the center of both, gave them a crumb coat with thinned out icing.  I then made marshmallow … Read more

Coolest 50th Wedding Anniversary Cake

Coolest 50th Wedding Anniversary Cake

Friends of ours were due to have a special wedding anniversary, their 50th. They asked me if I could make a 50th wedding anniversary cake for them and obviously I said, “yes!”  They wanted a heart cake with a topper on it and they sent me a picture of the sort of cake decoration they had … Read more

Cool Baptism Cake

Cool Baptism Cake

I loved making this cake for a friend of ours little girls baptism She asked me for a vanilla sponge bottom tier and a chocolate sponge top tier so that’s what I baked, before baking the cake I needed to make the flowers so they would dry out I made assorted sizes of the same … 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

Cool Floral Wedding Cake

Cool Floral Wedding Cake

I made this floral wedding cake myself and gifted it to our friends for their first marriage ceremony. I called it the love cake. Our friends were impressed by this cake and the specially set up, selected colours of the flowers, which represent happiness and warmness. Steps for Making the Floral Wedding Cake I spent … Read more

Cool Beach Themed Wedding Cake

Cool Beach Themed Wedding Cake

My friend asked me to make her a beach themed wedding cake. She got married in Hawaii and had the reception a few months later here in MA and needed a cake. My friend asked me to make her a beach themed wedding cake. She got married in Hawaii and had the reception a few … Read more

Homemade Birch Bark Wedding Cake

Homemade Birch Bark Wedding Cake

This birch bark wedding cake is one of my most favorite to date. I run a homebased cake business, so when I had a bride requeset this style cake I was a little nervous of pulling it off. But I was quick to find out that it would be an enjoyable task to create this … Read more

Cool Rose Petal Bridal Shower Cake

Cool Rose Petal Bridal Shower Cake

Made this Rose Petal cake for a bridal shower, I used 3 8” layer to reach my desired height. When leveled I believe the bottom tier measured a bit over 5 1/2“s. The top layer was a full 3” high 6” cake. Covered all cakes using butter-cream. The petals were made with a round cutter … Read more

Cute Homemade Engagement Cake

Cute Homemade Engagement Cake

This engagement cake was made for an engagement party held in May. Steps for Making the Engagement Cake I started off by baking two 11″ x 15″ vanilla cakes and then layering them with vanilla buttercream. I tinted some vanilla buttercream with sky blue and gave the cake a crumb coat. Once that set, I … Read more

Cool Country Wedding Cake

Cool Country Wedding Cake

This was the first wedding cake I ever made. I was married on October 8, 2011. While planning the wedding we ran into numerous problems (ruined wedding dress, photographer quit with 25 days to go, etc.) including the cost of a wedding cake. I talked to several bakeries and one price was $415 for 260 … Read more

Coolest Gothic Wedding Cake

Coolest Gothic Wedding Cake

I made this Gothic wedding cake for my son’s wedding which was on Halloween. They came to me and asked if I could make a very strange and different cake. They wanted it to be teal and black and have offset square layers. They also wanted silver spikes around it. My mind raced with ideas. Early Preparations … Read more

Coolest Sunflower Wedding Cake

Coolest Sunflower Wedding Cake

I made this cake for a good friend’s wedding, in which I was also a bridesmaid.  It was my first wedding cake and had to feed 130 people and hold up to August heat at an outdoor wedding!  Talk about stress! I made all of the flowers out of royal icing 2-3 weeks before the … Read more

Coolest Seashells Wedding Cake

Coolest Seashells Wedding Cake

This Seashells wedding cake was a lot of fun to make. I traveled 7 hours with the baked layers and then completed the cake the day before the wedding. The cake is chocolate fudge with chocolate buttercream, ivory vanilla fondant covers the 10, 8, 6″ layers. The ceramic cake top was provided by the bride … Read more

Coolest Flower Wedding Cake

Coolest Flower Wedding Cake

This is my 1st wedding cake and I was asked by my daughter to make this one for her special day. She gave me a picture of the design she had chosen. The cake had 4 tiers: The bottom was an 11”  vanilla sponge cake The next tier was a 9” cake dummy covered in … Read more

Cool Homemade Tiered Wedding Cake

Cool Homemade Tiered Wedding Cake

I was asked to make a wedding cake for a friend’s daughter’s wedding. I normally only do birthday cakes but told her I would be up to the challenge. She told me what colors and that she wanted a tiered cake and how many people would be attending. I started out with a 13” round … Read more

Cool Castle Wedding Cake

Cool Castle Wedding Cake

I made this castle cake for a friend’s wedding. The cake is made up of five 14 inch round cakes and five 8 inch round cakes. The castle was made up of turrets made out of circular cardboard tubes wrapped up in pink fondant. The body of the castle is made up of cake and … Read more

Coolest Ivory Wedding Cake with Ranculus and Lilly Flowers

Coolest Ivory Wedding Cake with Ranculus and Lilly Flowers

This is a four tier hexagon wedding cake. The cakes were stacked, iced and put in the refrigerator overnight to chill.  It is always best to chill cakes before leveling and curving.  The cakes had to be slightly leveled on the side also, so once they were stacked i trimmed the edges off, this gave … Read more

Coolest Dental Hygiene Graduation Tooth Cake

Coolest Dental Hygiene Graduation Tooth Cake

My cake was so fun to make!  I just graduated as a dental hygienist, and one of my hobbies is to make cakes.  I have always made cakes for everyone else but didn’t plan on making a cake for myself  – but my family made me one… LOL! Well anyways I made a half sheet … 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

Hamsa Hand Design Cupcake Cake

Hamsa cupcake/cake

My son needed a short notice school project in two days and he asked if I could help make a Hamsa hand design out of cupcakes. I had no idea what Hamsa was, so I looked it up on the interweb and found lots of ideas. I make cakes and cupcakes but I’d never made … 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