4 Tier Tea Party Themed Wedding Cake

4 Tier Tea Party Themed Wedding Cake

This tea party themed cake was my first ever wedding cake. I had only been making cakes for a little while and a friend asked me if I was up to the challenge.  Well, me being me, of course I was. Everything on this cake was handmade and edible. Tea Party Wedding Cake Instructions The … Read more

Halloween Anniversary Cake

Halloween Anniversary Cake

My husband and I were married on October 13th in Vegas by Count Dracula in a Halloween wedding ceremony. For our 5th wedding anniversary we threw a Halloween Anniversary party. I decided I would make a Halloween wedding cake for the party. The 12″ layer was chocolate with Bavarian cream filling, the 10″ layer was … Read more

Cool Aspen Tree Western Wedding Cake

Cool Aspen Tree Western Wedding Cake

A young girl who just got engaged asked me to make an aspen tree wedding cake for her. At first I wasn’t quite sure how I would pull it off. Fortunately, I just so happen to have some aspen trees right in my back yard. So, I began by taking some pictures of them. I … Read more

Coolest Pumpkin Wedding Cake

Coolest Pumpkin Wedding Cake

This pumpkin wedding cake was definitely my most challenging, yet rewarding cake. Everything went perfect through the decorating process. I was so incredibly proud of this massive, amazing cake. It was literally so large that the pan used to bake the layers for the bottom pumpkin wouldn’t even allow my oven to close. That was … Read more

Carved Heart on a Tree Trunk Anniversary Cake

To make this tree trunk anniversary cake, I baked two 10″ round cakes and one 4″ round cake from my favorite bakery style white cake recipe. A few days before I made 5 gorgeous red roses from chocolate clay. The chocolate clay is made of melted chocolate, 14 oz and 1/4 cup of corn syrup, … Read more

Sunflower-Themed Wedding Cake

Sunflower-Themed Wedding Cake

This sunflower cake fit perfectly with my niece’s country wedding theme. She mixed the yellow with turquoise to create a beautiful scene as you walked into the reception hall. A white cake with rich buttercream icing was the canvas for this simple design. The sunflower is silk and the burlap ribbon molded easily to the … Read more

Beautiful Wedding Cakes with Silk Flowers

Beautiful Wedding Cakes with Silk Flowers

These wedding cakes with silk flowers were my first attempt at making cake for a wedding. I always said I would never make a wedding cake. I began making cakes for my own kids birthdays and have since branched out to making cakes for family and friends. Except for some beginners basic tips from my … Read more

Calla Lily Wedding Reception Cake

Calla Lily Wedding Reception Cake

I had promised to make a wedding reception cake for a close friend a good two months before she needed it. Her son was to be married and she wanted me to make the cake for the reception to be held at a later time. A week before the party I fell while playing a little two on two basketball … Read more

Unique Vineyard Wedding Cake

Got You Over a Barrel!

My son and his fiance asked me to make their vineyard wedding cake with only two stipulations. It had to be carrot cake and a non-traditional design. Since their wedding was going to be at a vineyard resort, I couldn’t resist using the wine theme to create a wine barrel – good enough to eat! … Read more

Beautiful Bling Wedding Cake

Beautiful Bling Wedding Cake

I made this beautiful bling wedding cake for my niece’s friend.  As a self taught baker & decorater,  I have never been to a class. This is a hobby I enjoy!! My neice asked if I would do a cake for her friend’s wedding and I told her absolutely (shaking inside).  She said they wanted … Read more

Anniversary Bears Cake

Anniversary Bears Cake

I made this Bears cake for my daughter and son-in-law’s 5th wedding anniversary. The end result was really effective and it was quite easy to do. I started with a basic Victoria sponge cake and covered it with colored fondant icing. The bears are also made with fondant icing strengthened with Tylo powder which helps … Read more

Elegant Red and White Lace Anniversary Cake

Full view

I made this three-tier cake for an older couple celebrating their wedding anniversary. When they placed their order with me, the wife was initially very undecided about what she wanted. She browsed our design book for nearly half an hour, going back and forth between different cakes. Finally she looked up and saw our display … Read more

Cool Nightmare Before Christmas Wedding Cake

Cool Nightmare Before Christmas Wedding Cake

I made 6 white wedding cakes. I made butter cream icing and marshmallow fondant for the roses. After melting the marshmallows with a few tsp. of water I added 6-8 cups of powdered sugar and mixed until it started forming a solid ball. I covered my fondant sheet with butter so it wouldn’t stick then … Read more

My Very First Wedding Cake

My Very First Wedding Cake

I made this cake for Jason & Amy’s wedding.  Sadly the marriage didn’t last, but the cake was great.  The bride wanted a 3 layer, all white cake.  We started with square cakes.  A 14″ for the bottom layer, a 12″ for the middle layer and a 6″ for the top layer.  The fondant is … Read more

Coolest Heart Shape Anniversay Cake

Coolest Heart Shape Anniversay Cake

I was  asked by my niece to make this heart shape cake for her mother and father in law’s ruby anniversary. I had to make the cake topper first, I started by making the sofa and this was left for a few days to dry out before I made the people. I was given a picture … Read more

Coolest Slipper Wedding Cake

"...happily ever after. "

Hello, my name is Glenda Barton. I live in southwest Arkansas where the summers (and sometimes fall) can be blazing hot and full of humidity…which does not mix well with cake decorating I might add!! I have been decorating cakes as a hobby for family and friends for about 35 years. I have some crazy things … Read more

Homemdae Wedding Dress Cake

Homemdae Wedding Dress Cake

I was feeling bored yesterday, so I thought I would amused myself by trying to make a wedding dress cake, would be ideal for a bridal shower. Started by using my freestanding bell tin for the skirt. I then used my bottom cake tin for for the Bust and shoulders. I did this by cutting … Read more

Coolest Snowflake Wedding Cake

Coolest Snowflake Wedding Cake

What a perfect idea for a winter wedding?  The wedding cake was gourmet chocolate with chocolate ganache frosting.  Each layer was then dirty iced with white frosting and then covered with ivory fondant.  When I assembled the cake, each layer had dowels placed in the cake to support the additional layer it would hold.  Blue … Read more

Coolest Red and White Rose Wedding Cake

Coolest Red and White Rose Wedding Cake

This red and white rose wedding cake was my first effort at fondant and only my third attempt at a wedding cake. My girlfriend, the bride, was on a strict budget, and since I’m not very bright, I offered to make her cake as a gift. She was very grateful but still had strong opinions … Read more

Coolest Red Velvet Anniversary Cake

Coolest Red Velvet Anniversary Cake

This cake was made for a couple’s 20th wedding anniversary. I made two 10″ round red velvet cakes, leveled them and layered them with cream cheese icing. The top tier is actually a football-shaped chunk cut out of the round cake and placed on top. Both were coated in cream cheese icing and covered in … Read more

Stunning Homemade Butterfly Wedding Cake

Stunning Homemade Butterfly Wedding Cake

Hi, my name is Kate and I love to make cakes as a hobby for friends and family. I am self taught and love new challenges. In addition, I am considering starting up a little business. I have called it Mariposa Cakes as I love butterflies and wanted something different. This is my first butterfly … Read more

Chevron Modern Bridal Shower Cake

Chevron Modern Bridal Shower Cake

I was asked to make the cake for a friend’s bridal shower and the look was completely up to me.  All I was told was that the colors to incorporate were gun metal grey and coral and that she loved the Chevron pattern.  The idea of incorporating that pattern onto a cake petrified me but … Read more

Coolest Disney Pixar UP House Wedding Cake

Front view of UP house

I spend all of my time creating cakes for my customers, friends and family, so I knew my wedding cake had to be something special. Me and my partner love the film UP, so we thought we’d go for a bit of theme. Little did I know that the cake would take over my life … Read more

Coolest Traditional Wedding Cake

Coolest Traditional Wedding Cake

This is a traditional hexagon wedding cake with a double pearl boarder, fondant monogram and sugar flower bouquet. The floral bouquet was made with Wilton cutters, ranunculus, lilies, hydrangea and filler flowers, this was the bouquet the bride carried. I made a sugar vase and covered it with gum paste, inserted and Styrofoam ball and inserted the flowers into that. This cake … Read more