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

Cool Homemade Retirement Cake

Cool Homemade Retirement Cake

I made this retirement cake for my friend’s mum who was retiring as a district nurse. The Victoria sponge cake was covered with white fondant icing, everything else was made with fondant icing colored and strengthened with Tylo powder. The nurse was made in sections starting with the legs then the skirt, body, arms and … Read more

Coolest Retirement Bubble Bath Cake

Coolest Retirement Bubble Bath Cake

This was a retirement cake for a lady that I worked with for several years whose life was built around her pets, enjoying teas and many other things. We wanted to incorporate a lot of the things that she would finally have time to do during her retirement and made her pets, reading, drinking wine … Read more

Coolest Mozart Retirement Cake

Coolest Mozart Retirement Cake

One day the wife came home from working at the local hospital and asked if I could possibly make a retirement cake for one the the consultants at the hospital. Thinking that there would be plenty of time to produce one, when I asked the wife the date it was required she replied Friday this week ( this being … Read more

Funny Slogan for Retirement Cake

Funny Slogan for Retirement Cake

I was asked to do a retirement cake for a lady that had been with company for 39 years and so I looked at several sites for ideas as to what to put on for description. I had been looking when I came up with this slogan on her cake. I used a a full … Read more

Coolest Old Man Retirement Cake

Homemade Old Man Retirement Cake

I was asked by my husband’s aunt to make her husband a birthday/retirement/Fathers day cake all in one. She wanted it to remind him that he was “old”. Her words not mine. So I knew that it needed an old guy. This Old Man Retirement Cake was the first time I ever used fondant! I … Read more

Creative Homemade Retirement Cake Idea

Homemade Retirement Cake

This Retirement Cake was prepared for a co-worker. He’s last day of work before his happy life of retirement was Thursday and he was off to Rome that following Monday. I got inspired and created this cake that talks about him. While at home he enjoyed playing Golf. So my cake was entitled “From Home … Read more

Coolest Retirement Garden Cake for Teacher

Homemade Retirement Garden Cake for Teacher

I made this Retirement Garden Cake for Teacher for a long time staff member who was retiring from the daycare center where my children went. I chose a garden theme because she enjoys gardening and I felt that gardening was symbolic of how our children grow. I used 6, 8 and 10 inch pans for … Read more

Coolest Old Man in Bed Retirement Cake

Homemade Old Man in Bed Retirement Cake

I made this Old Man in Bed Retirement Cake for a mate of mine retiring. The cake itself is Madeira cake with buttercream filling. Although the cake was made in a square tin, I trimmed it to make it more rectangular. I covered the board in a light brown sugar paste, then used a paint … Read more

Coolest Homemade Retirement Cake

Wine-themed retirement cake

This cake was made for my father in law who loves wine. I used four boxes of cake mix and three cans of frosting with confectioner’s sugar added to thicken it up. The cake is covered in homemade marshmallow fondant. The man who was made to resemble my father in law, was made of Wilton … Read more