Coolest Ball Of Wool / Knitting Cake

Homemade  Ball Of Wool / Knitting Cake

I was asked by a friend to make a cake as a ball of wool for someone who loves knitting. This is the Ball Of Wool / Knitting Cake I came up with! The cake is a vanilla Madeira sponge done in the Wilton ball tin I have stuck the 2 halves together with butter … Read more

Coolest Singer Sewing Machine Cake

Homemade Singer Sewing Machine Cake

My brother and I worked together on this cake for my grandmother’s 80th birthday. She had used an old singer sewing machine for close to 50 years before it finally wore out. We did our best to recreate her little sewing desk as best we remembered it. We wanted the cake to be entirely edible. … Read more

Coolest Artist Palette Kid Birthday Cake Ideas 0

My daughter was having her sixth birthday at the Art House. So I decided to make a painters palette as a kid birthday cake. I found a palette in the clip art on my computer. I enlarged it to fit on a 9×13 cake. I made a white cake mix and poured it in the … Read more

Coolest Crayon Box Birthday Cake

Homemade Crayon Box Birthday Cake

I made this giant Crayon Box Birthday Cake for my granddaughter’s seventh birthday. The theme of the party was “Arts and Crafts” so this fit perfectly! I began by making the crayons: I took ice cream cones (the ones with the flat bottoms) and covered them in colored fondant. I made paper sleeves for each … Read more

Coolest Yarn and Knitting Needles Cake

Homemade Yarn and Knitting Needles Cake

This Yarn and Knitting Needles Cake was for my mom who knits baby photo props for fun and happens to make money doing it! I meant to make it round, but I didn’t have a soccer ball cake pan, so I baked two halves in a round glass Pyrex bowl. That didn’t work out so … Read more

Coolest Decorator’s Cake

Homemade Decorator's Cake

I baked this Decorator’s Cake for someone we know, I was told he used to be a painter and decorator hence the cake I made. I baked an 8 inch Madeira cake, sliced it through the middle and filled with jam and butter cream. I then covered with butter cream and placed in the fridge … Read more

Coolest Sewing Birthday Cake

Homemade Sewing Birthday Cake

This Sewing Birthday Cake was my first solo cake. I used a round Wilton cake pan and a boxed cake mix. The frosting under the fondant was store bought (I hadn’t learned how to make my own yet). I used rolled white fondant, also for the first time and found it was fun and easy. … Read more

Coolest Crayola Box Birthday Cake

Homemade Crayola Box Birthday Cake

To start out, I viewed all of the great ideas for a Crayola Box Birthday Cake listed on this site! I just made a few adjustments: I didn’t stack my 9×13 cakes, since I had over 40 people to feed. I baked one chocolate cake and one yellow cake, trimmed one edge off of both … Read more

Coolest Knitting Bag Cake

Homemade Knitting Bag Cake

I made this homemade knitting bag cake for my Grandmother’s birthday. She is an avid knitter and when I saw this idea online I knew that it was the perfect cake to make. I started with three 8-inch round cakes; trimming them to an oval shape, layered, iced and covered with ivory fondant. For the … Read more

Coolest Spray Paint Can Cake

Homemade Spray Paint Can Cake

To make this cake I mixed a regular cake mix with angel food cake so it would be nice and firm. Once cooled I shaped the cake to look like a can. I used a small piece of black licorice as the spray nozzle and a small round cake pan for the cap. I also … Read more

Coolest Sewing Basket Cake

Hoemade Sewing Basket Cake

I made this sewing basket cake for my Grandmother (Meme)’s 80th Birthday. She has always had a love for sewing and she has a secret love for mice! The base of the cake is 3 layers of 9×9 inch square pans stacked together and basket weaved with Chocolate frosting. The remaining parts of the cake … Read more

Coolest Artist Palette Kid Birthday Cake Ideas 2

 My sister-in-law just graduated from college with her Bachelors in Art and I wanted to make something fun for her. I found this idea on another website for a kid birthday cake and thought I’d try it. I baked an 8″ round, cooled and then refrigerated. After about an hour I carved the cake using … Read more

Coolest Crayons Cake

Homemade Crayons Cake

I used a 9×13 pan for the crayons cake. Then I cut down about an inch and sliced it in half until that cut. The crayons are ice cream cake cups frosted. The colors I just mixed until I got the right shade. I used regular store frosting. I should have frosted it first with … Read more

Coolest Knitting Cake

Homemade Knitting Cake

The basket is cake covered with fondant; weave is done with a texture mat. The rim is twisted ropes of fondant. I started with fondant dyed a pale yellow then used brown gel food color with vodka to paint basket. Yarn balls are oversize red velvet cupcakes wrapped in colored fondant then wound with strands … Read more

Coolest Paint Can and Paint Brush Cake

Homemade Paint Can and Paint Brush Cake

I made this cake for my husband’s birthday. He manages a paint store so I figured this would be perfect! I just drew a paint can and paint brush the size I wanted. Then I made two 9×13 cakes. I froze them overnight then once I had my templates cut out of card stock, I … Read more

Coolest Sewing Machine Cake

Homemade Sewing Machine Cake

My mom and I made this Sewing Machine Cake as a retirement cake for someone who loves to quilt and sew. The machine itself is sculpted from krispy treats, covered in a layer of almond bark and then covered again in chocolate marshmallow fondant. I baked an 11×15 cake twice and stacked together with icing … Read more