Coolest American Flag-Shaped 4th of July Cakes 2

This is just a 1/4-sheet cake iced with buttercream. My father-in-laws birthday party was held on Flag Day and he is very patriotic so I thought I’d do a flag. It’s one of those easy and quick to make 4th of july cakes. I made thirteen stripes and fifty stars. The stripes are just zigzags … Read more

Coolest Islands Of Fiji Cake

Islands of Fiji Cake

I first printed off a map of the Fiji Islands from Wikipedia. Since there are over 300 islands, I decided to just do the 2 biggest ones. I baked a 9×13 cake and a 9 in. round cake. I covered the board with aluminum foil and sprayed it with blue color mist. If I did … Read more

Coolest Edible Monument Memorial Day Cake

Homemade Edible Monument Memorial Day Cake

My husband and his friends just returned back from a year long overseas deployment right before Memorial day. I felt that creating the coolest Memorial day cake, would be a good way for me to show my gratitude and appreciation for the soldiers. I am very proud of my husband and his battle buddies for … Read more

Coolest 4th of July Cake Idea

Homemade 4th of July Cake Idea

I made a flag cake for my son’s Great Grandfather. He loves anything with flags on it. It is a 9×13 cake but it is 2 layers so you will need to make 2 cake mixes. The cake is chocolate and the frosting is vanilla and I just colored it. I had to add 6 … Read more

Coolest American Flag-Shaped 4th of July Cakes 3

This is an easy cake to do. Stripes are fruit roll ups. Blue square here is butter cream icing, but you could also use blue fondant. Then pipe on stars or use white candies. A variety of cookie cutters used to make these patriotic cookies. Foose Cookie Cutters website has USA cutter and one for … Read more

Coolest Map Cake

Homemade Darwin's Map Cake

This map cake was to celebrate Charles Darwin’s 200th birthday. (Yes it’s a science geek thing). The cake is vanilla cappuccino (you can make a buttercream icing but add a bunch of espresso instead of milk or cream to get an incredible flavor). To get the map (which is a map of the route that … Read more

Coolest Patriotic Cake Design

Homemade Patriotic Cake Design

This is a Patriotic Cake Design I made for a friend’s daughter’s birthday/8th grade graduation party. It’s 2 10″ chocolate fudge cakes with fudge filling, then a 6″ cake, layered with fudge filling also. I covered both layers in white marshmallow fondant. Then decorated it with stars and stripes, and handsculpted firecrackers, also all made … Read more

Coolest American Flag-Shaped 4th of July Cakes 4

This was a single-layer 9×13 yellow cake iced in white butter cream. I outlined the flag shape in black and filled it in with red and blue. The white stars on the flag are small sugar sequins’. Red and blue butter cream ‘fireworks’ on top and red and blue fondant stars on the side completed … Read more

Coolest Scrambled States of America Cake

Homemade Scrambled States of America Cake

My two sons’ favorite book is the Scrambled States of America. This Scrambled States of America Cake is their most recent birthday cake. The cake is covered with homemade buttercream and homemade marshmallow fondant. The decorations were done freehand are made out of royal icing (dried on wax paper for three days). I attached them … 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