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 Crayon-Shaped Kid Cake Photo and Tips 0

My friend cut and placed pre-colored green fondant for the contrasting color and to spell my daughters name. We also used red fondant for the number 3. I cut three ice cream cones in half down the length of the cones. (I found that I was only able to get three good halves as the … Read more

Coolest Ball Of Yarn Cake

Homemade Ball Of Yarn Cake

I made this ball of yarn cake for my friend Rochelle’s birthday. She loves knitting, and adored this cake. I used the Wilton ball cake pan, filled and frosted the cake with pink buttercream, and then covered with coral-tinted fondant. I got the fondant recipe off Allrecipes.com, and it was the first time I’d worked … Read more

Coolest Picture Frame Cake

Homemade Picture Frame Cake

A friend of mine asked me to make her husband a cake for his birthday. He is president of a picture frame molding company. She selected an image from the internet of a picture frame that she liked, so I used that as my guide for designing the cake. She wanted carrot cake so I … Read more

Coolest Tie-Dyed Birthday Cake

Homemade Tie-Dyed Birthday Cake

My niece wanted to do a tie-dyed theme for her birthday this year, and as I didn’t want the colors to come out looking more “marbled” than tie-dyed. I looked for instruction on the internet & found some tips by Cake Boss’ Buddy Velastro. That made the whole process of a Tie-Dyed Birthday Cake so … Read more

Coolest Crayon-Shaped Kid Cake Photo and Tips 1

The cake is a chocolate sheet cake. I made two 11X17 and cut them down a bit. The paper is made from Wilton ready-to-use fondant. It is hard to see in the photo but I curled up the corners a bit to make it look like paper. The crayon box is made from graham crackers … Read more

Cool Homemade Knitting Cake

Homemade Knitting Cake

I was asked to make a knitting cake for a lady who knits – a lot. So I decided to make her a basket of yarn. I stacked 8 inch cake rounds for the basket and carved them into the basket shape. The basket was then covered in marshmallow fondant which I cut into strips … Read more