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 4th of July Birthday Bash Cake

Coolest 4th of July Birthday Bash Cake

I made this cake for a friend’s 4th of July  birthday bash.  She loved it!  It was the first time I tried adding coloring to the cake mix before baking.  I colored some of the tiers red, white then blue.  If I could do it again, I would have stacked to differently. In the bottom … Read more

Coolest Patriotic Flag Cake

Coolest Patriotic Flag Cake

I found this fabulous ‘flag’ cake idea on-line and then added my own special touches to make it a truly a unique cake that was raved about my everyone!!! The cake is made by baking 1 large blue cake (I used 14″ pan); 1 each smaller white and red cakes (10″ pans); and 1 each … Read more

Coolest Navy One Cake

Coolest Navy One Cake

Last spring I was asked to make a cake for a young man who had just graduated from high school and had joined the military.  He had enlisted for 8 years in the Navy and was leaving for boot camp in a few days. Wow!  What an honor to be asked to make a cake … Read more

Coolest Flag of Brazil Cake

Coolest Flag of Brazil Cake

This flag of Brazil cake was made for a special missionary service at my church. The missionary was from Brazil so they asked me if I could do a flag of Brazil.  It is a half sheet cake which is half chocolate half yellow cake with green butter cream icing. I used my Cricut cake to cut … Read more

Most Delicious and Easy American Flag Cake

Most Delicious and Easy American Flag Cake

For our son’s Cub Scout Blue and Gold Celebration there is a Father/Son Bake-Off every year. This year they decided to make the yummiest and easiest American Flag Cake together. The cake-making process has to be completed by the father’s and son’s only, without any motherly input…including the kitchen clean-up! The cake is made from … Read more

Coolest 4th of July Birthday Cake

Homemade 4th of July Birthday Cake

With 4th of July coming around I felt I needed a cake to celebrate the United States birthday! This 4th of July Birthday Cake was prepared in two steps. On day one I prepared two boxes of Betty Crocker’s Chocolate Fudge Cake Mix and baked it at 350 degrees in the oven for one hour … Read more

Coolest American Flag-Shaped 4th of July Cakes 5

I made this cake for a farewell party.  I traced out a stencil on wax paper, then re-traced with piping gel and placed on frosted cake.  For cake decorations I piped in no. 16 stars for the Ukrainian flag and poles.  I used a rose tip for the USA stripes and standard butter cream icing.

Coolest USA Map Cake

Homemade  USA Map Cake

I made this USA Map Cake to look like a map of the USA for my map-obsessed son’s 4th birthday. I found an old Wilton cake pan (circa 1982) on eBay…but if you don’t have one, it would not be too hard to cut out your own USA shape with a knife. Step 1: Bake … Read more

Coolest Ideas on How to Decorate a Cake for an Army Party 2

This is actually a giant chocolate chip cookie (16″ diameter). My husband is in the United States Marine Corps so I wanted to attempt to make the Eagle Globe and Anchor Marine Corps logo for a party we were having. It turned out really well. The EGA is made of Fondant which I have just … Read more

Coolest Fourth of July Cake

Coolest Fourth of July Cake

This was for a Fourth of July/Housewarming party for my uncle when he got his first house. It’s a funfetti cake covered with buttercream frosting. The flag is just star tipped and the stars on the flag just larger stars. The fireworks have a star tipped middle and then just a regular piped line for … Read more

United States Map Cake

US Map Cake

This cake was made for my brothers summer school history class he was teaching. We figured simple yet effective was the way to go since there was little notice. I started out with white cake and colored a section blue and added red stripes by putting food coloring on a knife and just mixing it … Read more

Coolest 4th of July Cake

Homemade 4th of July Cake

The 4th of July has always been my favorite summertime holiday! So much to look forward to, parades, fireworks, and BBQ’s! I decided this year for my family’s BBQ I would make an extra festive cake. I came up with the idea for decorating by combining a few things I saw by doing a simple … Read more

Coolest Homemade Stars and Stripes Patriotic Cakes 0

This was a July 4th cake. One has to make patriotic cakes on this date so this is what I made. It was eight layers high and had a sugar cookie base. The whole cake was iced in white and starred with red and blue. Those are red hots around the brim. I wanted to … Read more

Coolest Homemade Map-Shaped Special Occasion Cake Photos 0

We decided that our sons 1st birthday party would be a safari theme. There are many different cakes that can be created for this theme but my husband came up with something a little different. We wanted a special occasion cake for our first birthday. For Madagascar we used a leaf tip to make long … Read more

Coolest Homemade Emblem Patriotic Cake Photos 0

This patriotic cake was for my Godson who loves American History – especially the Presidents. Since this is something he loves I decided to do a sort of replica of the Presidential seal emblem. It is a four layer vanilla cake. I used buttercream icing for the decorations which were made using a paper template. … Read more

Coolest Red, White and Blue 4th Of July Cake

Homemade 4th Of July Cake

I made this 4th Of July Cake using 14″ & 10″ round cake pans, 3 balloon weights which I bought at the dollar store and took them apart and used most of the material, a dozen star picks(purchased at a cake supply store), homemade fondant(which I tinted red, white, and blue), and an under layer … Read more

Coolest Homemade Stars and Stripes Patriotic Cakes 1

I made this for my July 4th party we had. It was a huge hit! I used buttercream frosting and chocolate cake. I used clear vanilla so my white would be a true white. My red was a Christmas red from Wilton. I got this idea for Patriotic cakes from Peggy Weaver. She explains it … Read more

Coolest Homemade Map-Shaped Special Occasion Cake Photos 1

I made this special occasion cake for the bicentennial of St. John the Baptist parish in Louisiana. I baked four cakes and cut out the shape of Louisiana. Its just a basic white cake, the layers have white icing in the middle and the icing is fondant with butter cream under it. Then I used … Read more

Coolest Star Shaped 4th Of July Cake

Homemade 4th Of July Cake

This 4th Of July Cake was fun! I made this cake for a friend’s 4th of July party. I used a Wilton star cake pan. The cake is covered in fondant (tinted in royal blue). I used a star cookie cutter and cut blue stars out of the cake which I replaced with white stars … Read more

Coolest Homemade Stars and Stripes Patriotic Cakes 2

I used a six inch round cake on the top and an eight inch round cake on the bottom. I colored the fondant red and blue. I painted the blue with royal blue luster dust. I used wooden skewers dyed with blue water. The stars were just little foam stars.I have never made patriotic cakes … Read more