Romantic Homemade Valentine Cakes

Romantic Homemade Valentine Cakes and How-To Tips

I browsed this site for cool Valentine cakes and this is what I came up with. This was my second attempt at working with the rolled fondant. A heart shape is much easier than a round cake when it comes to getting it to lay flat on the sides. I was just practicing and it … Read more

Coolest Heart Shaped Box Cake

Homemade Heart Shaped Box Cake

The homemade heart shaped box cake is two 12” heart, dark chocolate, cakes. The cakes were covered in cream cheese icing. A cut-out was formed to make the indentation of the box in a heart shape, then covered with one large piece of pink fondant, colored from Wilton’s white pre-rolled fondant. A large piece of … Read more

Coolest Me to You Teddy Bears Cake

Homemade Me to You Teddy Bears Cake

I did this Me to You Teddy Bears Cake for a girl who is a great fan of the Me to You teddy bears. First of all I did the bears two days beforehand so that they would dry up. I made two sugarpaste balls one on top of each other and attached the arms, … Read more

Baking Minecraft Style: Valentine’s Day for Geeks

Baking Minecraft Style: Valentine's Day for Geeks

My boyfriend and I are both complete nerds. He however, had several nerdy loves yet undiscovered by me when we first started dating. You see, he had a love for Minecraft – an online game made of blocky looking characters where you can mine for minerals, harvest food and build an entire world. Basically, it’s … Read more

Cute Hello Kitty Cake

Cute Hello Kitty Cake

On the 29th of November 2012, my friend Emeka by name called me and said “Esther I have hurt my girlfriend and she’s mad at me, what can I do? I called her and she’s not answering and she won’t even reply to my messages” so I asked him what does she like? He said … Read more

Valentine’s Day Cakes Using Heart-Shaped Cake Pans

Valentine's Day Cakes Using Heart-Shaped Cake Pans

I decided to make a Valentine’s cake to take to a friend’s house for dessert so I just decided to be creative. I had two different size heart shaped cake pans so I decided to put them next to each other instead of stacking them. I used one white cake mix and separated the mix in each … Read more

Homemade Heart Shaped Birthday Cake

Homemade Heart Shaped Birthday Cake

I decided to bake my husband a special birthday cake this year for his birthday. I read a lot on how to make a heart shaped birthday cake but thought I would not be able to make the cake using fondant. So the day before the birthday I went to a bakery to ask him … Read more

Coolest Valentine’s Day Cake

Homemade Valentine's Day Cake

I made this St Valentines Cake for my gorgeous husband. I used the following super light sponge recipe: 10 oz Tesco plain flour, 10 oz caster sugar, 4 fresh medium eggs, 2 oz Tesco cornflour, 4 teaspoons baking powder, 1 teaspoon salt, 7 fl oz Mazola corn oil, 7 fl cooled water. Sift all dry … Read more

Coolest Homemade Valentine Cakes and How-To Tips 7

This Valentines Day my kids and I decided to make a bear cake holding a heart. We used the Wilton Bear cake pan, chocolate cake mix, and vanilla, strawberry and chocolate canned frostings. The canned frosting is softer and when you use tip 18 for the “fur” areas it falls a little and I think … Read more

Easy Homemade Valentine Cake Design

Homemade Valentine Cake Design

This Valentine Cake Design is my very first fondant covered cake. I got the idea from this website. It is a two layer chocolate cake filled with buttercream and sour cherry filling (somewhat like a black forest cake). I used store bought chocolate cake mix and a vanilla icing mix for the buttercream. I made … Read more

Coolest Homemade Valentine Cakes and How-To Tips 8

I got the idea for this cake in a book, but made my own version of it for Valentines Day. This is a very simple and fun cake to make. Basically, I made two round cakes according to the cake package directions. Then I made a heart template out of paper. After the cakes were … Read more

Coolest Valentine Puppy Cake Design

Homemade Valentine Puppy Cake Design

I began making decorated cakes for my daughter’s class in grade primary for each holiday. It has now become something that is looked forward by all and I really enjoy planning for the next upcoming holiday. I made this Valentine Puppy Cake Design for my daughter’s first grade Valentine party. I used a Wilton puppy … Read more