Coolest 50th Needlework Cake

Coolest 50th Needlework Cake

I made the toppers for this needlework cake two days in advance.  At first I coloured my fondant the different shade of pink, including the maroonish pink, which I used even though the bottle states that it’s supposed to be red, but doesn’t turn out red at all, but it went very well with my … Read more

Coolest Quilting Cake Ever!

Quilt Cake

I created this quilting cake for the mother of a good friend of mine. Her mother loves to quilt, so I knew the items on the cake had to be somewhat realistic. My great grandmother was a quilter so it was kind of a pet cake of mine at the time. Although I knew my … Read more

Coolest Sewing Box Cake

Was asked to a cake for a friends mum, who was going to 70. Had been a seamstress most of her life, and made on the Merecats that appear in the adverts in the UK. The cake also had to travel so nothing to delicate. The acutal cake is a 10inch maderia, which I find … Read more

A Birthday Cake That Looks Like a Real Paint Roller!

Amazing Paint Roller Birthday Cake

I wanted to make a birthday cake that didn’t look like a cake, and since we all love to paint, I thought of making it look like paint. The paint roller is just a jelly roll filled with cherry pie filling.  I stuck a real paint roller handle into it! The icing is store-bought green … Read more

Sewing Machine Cake

machine is fully threaded front to back

This is a cake for a woman who’s grandmother was turning 90 years old. I was in Indiana living with my mother, I had just moved there and was looking for work. You see I liked to bake and I was a medic in New York. So I thought I could get a job in  a bakery. Not … Read more

Coolest Pin Cushion Cake for Mom

Pin Cushion Cake by Deanna

My sister and I decided to make a special cake for a special person – our Mom! Our Mom is a seamstress and owns her own business. We thought of an old fashion pin cushion – what a perfect birthday cake for her. We kept it a complete surprise from Mom, hiding it until we … Read more

Coolest Little Artist Cake

Coolest Little Artist Cake

My soon to be 8 year old granddaughter, Kyler, was having a painting birthday party at a local paint  a picture center.  She wanted a painter’s palette coy her cake and, after searching around, we decided on this one. It was fun to make and was a big hit at the party!!

Coolest Tie Dyed Birthday Cake

Coolest Tie Dyed Birthday Cake

This Tie dyed birthday cake was actually tie dyed inside and out! (sorry, the lighting wasn’t very good where I took the picture!). I baked two 12″ round vanilla cakes. I tinted portions of the vanilla batter violet, rose, leaf green and lemon yellow, leaving some white as well. Then I randomly spooned them into the … Read more

Coolest Smiggle Birthday Cake

Smiggle Cake

This Smiggle birthday cake is a simple but effective cake. The cake is a butter cake and the birthday girl asked for the  inside to be colored aqua for more impact when the cake was cut.  This is great idea as it is a surprise to the guests ! I used orange colored butter cream between … Read more

Greatest Sewing Machine Cake for 90 Year Old Seamstress

This sewing machine cake was a bugger to make but with persistence and the good Lord I was able to make an awesome cake for a great grandmother.  The top horizontal portion, the vertical end and the case of the the machine are made of cake. The underneath of the head of the cake is made of ricekrispies. There is … Read more

Coolest Crayon Birthday Cake

Our 1 year old just loves chewing on crayons that her big sisters leave lying around so when it was her birthday I had this idea of making a Crayon cake – but with no idea what it would actually look like or how to do it! So I googled it and of course scores … Read more

Palette Birthday Cake for a 90 Year Old Artist

Palette Birthday Cake for a 90 Year Old Artist

I was determined to make this Palette birthday cake for my 90 year old grandmother’s birthday so I could give her something a little more creative than your typical nice old ladies birthday cake!   She is a very good artist and has a great sense of humor which is where my inspiration came from. I did the … Read more

Coolest Knitting and Sewing Cake

Coolest Knitting and Sewing Cake

I made this knitting and sewing cake for my mother-in-laws birthday. It consists of a two 10 inch layers of butter fudge chocolate cake and two layers of lemon poppy seed cake filled with lemon butter cream filling.  I put it on a silver platter to make it easier to transport to their home.  I then … Read more

Coolest Crayon Box Birthday Cupcakes

Coolest Crayon Box Birthday Cupcakes

I made this crayon box birthday cake for my son’s 2nd birthday party. We were having the party at a campground so I had to make the cake/cupcakes the night before and then travel with them, this is why I went with cupcakes instead of the cake. First I took ice cream cones, cut them … Read more

Coolest Crayola Crayon Box Cake

Coolest Crayola Crayon Box Cake

This  Crayola Crayon box cake was really fun and easy to make. I made three 10×10 cakes and stacked them for a 4″ tall cake, then with the third cake I cut it in half and then in half length wise so I had a 5x10x1 cake to put under the crayons to hold them up. While the … Read more

Cool Quilters Cake

Cool Quilters Cake

I made this  cool Quilters cake for my mother-in-law. I knew I wanted to incorporate pink as much as possible (she is a breast cancer survivor). She LOVES to quilt and even holds classes on it. Her idea of a fun time is driving all over Southern California looking for “fat quarters”. The cake is made … Read more

Coolest Crayon Box Cake for a Creative Kid

Coolest Crayon Box Cake for a Creative Kid

I used a 9″ x 13″ cake pan to start this Crayon Box cake. When the cake was cooled I cut out  a section at the top, like a step. I then dirty iced the cake with butter cream icing. Trying to get the color of the crayon box just right to forever!  I finally got close enough and covered the cake in … Read more

Old-Fashioned Tomato Pin Cushion Birthday Cake

Tomato pin cushion cake

This old-fashioned Tomato Pin Cushion birthday cake was for a friend turning 40 with a passion and talent for sewing. She asked me to make her a fantasy cake, and I knew it had to have a sewing theme, so I decided on a traditional tomato pin cushion, an icon in the sewing community. I made 2 Bundt cakes, … Read more

Coolest Paint Pallete Cake Idea

Homemade Paint Pallete Cake Idea

My name is Danielle from Manalapan. I am 10 yrs old, and love to bake and decorate cakes like my mom. This Paint Pallete Cake Idea I made for a local cake decorating contest. The first thing I did to prepare this cake is carve out the pound cake that I made into the pallete … Read more

Coolest Crayola Crayon Cake

Homemade Crayola Crayon Cake

This Crayola Crayon Cake can be made using any favourite cake recipe. Prepare and bake the cake using a 13×9 cake pan. Once cake is baked and cool, place on cake board. At the top of the cake (9″ section), slice midway through the cake lengthwise approximately two inches. Bring your knife back to the … Read more

Coolest Crayon-Shaped Kid Cake Photo and Tips 8

When the cakes were cool enough, I spread pastry cream on them and then a generous amount of sliced bananas and strawberries. I did 3 layers of yellow cake and 2 layers of filling. I did a crumb coating of white icing first and after it set, I did a 2nd coat of yellow icing. … Read more

Coolest Starry Night Birthday Cake

Homemade Starry Night Birthday Cake

My cousin and I decorated this Starry Night Birthday Cake for a birthday party. We dipped toothpicks in food coloring to make the details. The background was piped. The cake itself is just regular box cake with vanilla frosting.

Coolest Water Color Set Cake

Homemade Water Color Set Cake

My son was a budding artist and loved to paint so I decided to make him this “Water Color Paint Set ” cake for his 4th birthday. With a few simple tricks it came out great! Everyone thought it was a pretty cool cake especially the birthday boy. We usually have large birthday gatherings at … Read more

Coolest Art Competition Cake

Homemade Art Competition Cake

My colleagues and I were at a networking event where they let us play “cake boss”. Four people per team, one half sheet cake and the tools of fondant, gumpaste, buttercream. We had 45 minutes to come up with a design, carve, decorate and create a cake that did the following: 20 teams competed. Had … Read more