Coolest Christmas Snow Globe Cake!

christmas snowglobe

This Christmas snow globe cake was made for a family dinner. It was a 3-layer 8 inch vanilla cake with white chocolate ganache filling. I iced the cake in buttercream, covered it in red fondant, amd embellished it in white fondant snowflakes. The snow globe was created with a glass bowl from the Dollar Store. … Read more

Coolest Thanksgiving Turkey Cake

Coolest Thanksgiving Turkey Cake

My name is Celeste and I am a hobby baker. I made this turkey cake for my husband’s work Thanksgiving  Party (Dept. of Veterans…, D.C.). To make the cake I used chocolate cake (because that’s what my husband requested) and I used two 11 inch round cakes, both 2 inches high. After carving I used … Read more

Christmas Advent Birthday Cake

Christmas Advent Birthday Cake

This advent birthday cake idea originated when I saw a beautiful wooden advent calendar house and thought to myself, ‘How cool would this look if it was a cake?’ Luckily my friend was celebrating her birthday on the 3rd of December so I figured this was a great chance to test out my idea! I … Read more

Coolest Birthday/Engagement Cake

Coolest Birthday/Engagement Cake

A few days ago, a woman asked me to make an engagement cake for her daughter because she was going to get engaged to her boyfriend and to celebrate, they were going to throw a big party. The day of the party was also  going to be her daughter’s lucky birthday so it was indeed … Read more

Coolest Travelers Luggage Wedding Cake

Coolest Travelers Luggage Wedding Cake

I created this travelers’ luggage wedding cake by special order from the bride and groom. The couple wanted their cake to represent their traveling adventures… their engagement in Malta, their wedding ceremony under the Vulcan at Robin Hood Airport in England, and also their honeymoon to Australia to see the Formula 1 race. They also … Read more

4 Tier Tea Party Themed Wedding Cake

4 Tier Tea Party Themed Wedding Cake

This tea party themed cake was my first ever wedding cake. I had only been making cakes for a little while and a friend asked me if I was up to the challenge.  Well, me being me, of course I was. Everything on this cake was handmade and edible. Tea Party Wedding Cake Instructions The … 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

Patriotic Cake for Army Retiree

Patriotic Cake for Army Retiree

The best part about making this cake was who it was for, An Army retiree. Fondant was a big part of this cake. Every layer smoothed on. Then the task of making the criss cross pattern on each layer and putting the little gold stars on all the points with tweezers. The flag down the … Read more

Coolest Frozen Theme Snowy Wonderland Cake

Coolest Frozen Theme Snowy Wonderland Cake

I made this snowy wonderland cake for a little girl’s birthday party. Any guesses on what her theme was? That’s right, Frozen. I wanted to make the cake following the theme, but also give her something different and fun. The snowflake is edible, along with all the jewels. I started with a 9 inch bottom … 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

One of a Kind Divorce Cake

One of a Kind Divorce Cake

This cake was inspired by a classic wedding cake, but it’s for a divorce so needed to step a little to the darker side! I’m not a professional baker, I just do it as a hobby for friends and family and try to give them what they request. My sister simply asked for a divorce … 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

Cool Aspen Tree Western Wedding Cake

Cool Aspen Tree Western Wedding Cake

A young girl who just got engaged asked me to make an aspen tree wedding cake for her. At first I wasn’t quite sure how I would pull it off. Fortunately, I just so happen to have some aspen trees right in my back yard. So, I began by taking some pictures of them. 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