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

Cool Homemade Valentine Cake

Homemade Valentine Cake

Here’s an easy Valentine cake made with the techniques I learned in my first cake decorating course. I used the middle-sized pan from a set of three heart-shaped cake pans to make a white cake with raspberry filling (be sure it is seedless). If you’re making cake from a mix, use only the egg whites … Read more

Coolest Homemade Valentine Cakes and How-To Tips 5

This Valentine cake was a 2-layer 8″ strawberry swirl heart cake. I put strawberry jam between the layers and covered it in whipped icing. Red buttercream roses grace the top of the cake and hearts are piped on the sides.

Coolest Valentine Assembly Line Cake

Homemade Valentine Assembly Line Cake

I got the idea for this Homemade Valentine Assembly Line Cake straight from Wilton’s 2006 Yearbook. I couldn’t find a horseshoe pan in any of the stores nearest to me, so instead I just used a 10″ round cake pan and poured my cake batter around an open coffee can placed in the middle for … Read more

Coolest Homemade Valentine Cakes and How-To Tips 6

This is my very first cake that I have made for valentines day. It is a sponge cake with cream butter icing in the middle; the mixture is 6oz butter 6oz self raising flour 6oz sugar and 3 eggs. Mix butter and sugar till light and fluffy then add the eggs one at a time, … 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