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

Simple Valentine Cake Design

Homemade Valentine Cake Design

I made this Valentine Cake Design from boxed cake mix and used canned frosting but have learned this cake would do much better if I had used butter cream. Canned frosting, while convenient, just did not seem to hold up as well as a homemade butter cream recipe would. Its very basic and it is … Read more

Coolest Valentine Cake

Homemade Valentine Cake

This Valentine cake is for my family’s Valentine. It is a 4 layered chocolate cake, with a chocolate hazelnut soak to each layer, two layers of filling is a coconut and one layer buttercream. The outer shell is fondant tinted pink. I used a ruler and embroidery tool to create the quilted look on the … Read more

Coolest Valentine Cake

Coolest Valentine Cake Ideas

Supplies for this Valentine cake: buttercream icing tinted flesh color (small amount of Wilton copper) red and leave a small amount white, chocolate butter cream icing tinted black, cake of choice, red candy melts and a disposable bag. Pans used-Wilton heart and a heart muffin pan. Place red candy melts in disposable bag and microwave … Read more

Coolest Valentines Chocolate Box Cake

Homemade Valentines Chocolate Box Cake

I made this Valentines Chocolate Box Cake with a French Vanilla cake mix, with homemade whipped cream and strawberries for the filling, and Wilton buttercream frosting/Wilton Fondant for the decor. I bought a $5 Russle Stovers box of chocolates at Walmart, and used it for a guide. After making two 10″ round cake layers I … Read more

Coolest Valentines Day Cake

Homemade Valentines Day Cake

Basically I took 2 9″ round cake pans, cut them into heart shapes and placed sides touching together to make this Valentines Day cake. Decorated all with pink icing and piped on the lettering. This was for a school Valentine’s Day party. The kids all loved it. Very simple to assemble. They want another one … Read more