Beautiful Homemade Ballerina Cake

Beautiful Ballerina Cake

For my daughter’s 5th birthday, she asked for a ballerina cake. I’m not the best at envisaging a wonderful creation in my head so I used CakeGirl from Flickr’s cake (not sure if hers was the original, I think so though). Mine is a little different. I made 2 moist chocolate crazy cakes (this recipe … Read more

Birthday Cake for a Ballet Dancer

Birthday Cake for a Ballet Dancer

I was asked to make a cake for my friends granddaughter’s sixth birthday. She told me she did ballet so I decided to make a ballet shoe cake. I made my usual Madeira cake and sandwiched and covered it with butter cream, then covered it with white icing. I covered the cake board with pink … Read more

Coolest Tutu Dress Cupcakes

Coolest Tutu Dress Cupcakes

I started making the upper part of the cup cakes first. I did this a few days before I actually baked the cupcakes. I used fondant and a heart cookie cutter. I made 50 hearts shapes. I then applied the edible pink pearls on the hearts while the fondant was still soft. I made dark pink flowers from fondant with … Read more

Coolest Ballet Slipper Cake for a Dancer

Coolest Ballet Slipper Cake for a Dancer

I made this Ballet Slipper cake for a friend’s daughter-in-law who was a dancer and now is a dancing instructor. The ballet shoes were a challenge to do. I used a template found on the internet and then just through trial and error and a bit of luck managed to make them look like ballet … Read more

Coolest Princess Ballerina Birthday Cake

Coolest Princess Ballerina Birthday Cake

My name is Samantha and for my daughter’s second birthday she very badly wanted a “princess ballerina” birthday cake. For anyone who has met Reilly, this is no surprise  She is not only a girly girl in every sense, but a very particular one at that! So now to go about this…. First I googled every combination of … Read more

Coolest Prima Balerina Cake for 1st Birthday

Coolest Prima Balerina Cake for 1st Birthday

This Prima Balerina cake was a cake for a first birthday for a little girl named Penelope.  She was darling!!  I started my cake with a 10 inch base topped with a 6 inch top.  This design was completely my own creation.  The first tier I frosted in butter cream and smoothed with Viva paper towel.  This really … Read more

Coolest Ballerina Bear Cake

Homemade Ballerina Bear Cake

I got the idea for this Ballerina Bear Cake from the Wilton website. My daughter is very into ballet at the moment. The cake is 2 chocolate packet mixes. The cake is iced with a buttercream made with butter and vegetable shortening. I piped little stars all over the body and hand drew the features … Read more

Coolest Ballet Shoes Cake

Homemade Ballet Shoes Cake

This ballet shoes cake was for my daughter’s 5th birthday ( very important). She was starting ballet so I thought this would be a perfect theme. She chose chocolate and strawberry so I made one layer chocolate with fudge filling and the other strawberry with strawberry creme filling. This was my first endeavor with fondant. … Read more

Coolest Pointe Ballet Shoe Cake

Homemade Pointe Ballet Shoe Cake

I got the idea for this Pointe Ballet Shoe Cake from another cake on this site but wanted to make a few changes. I really wanted to get more of “pointe ballet shoe” than a ballet slipper and I wanted the bows on top of the shoe to be small like the ones on my … Read more

Coolest Ballet Shoes Cake Design

Homemade Ballet Shoes Cake Design

This Homemade Ballet Shoes Cake Design was made for a fourteen year old who loves ballet. I made a two tier sponge with buttercream filling. The masks I made out of fondant, rolled out the fondant flat, free hand cut the shapes, then placed cottonwool dusted with cornflour underneath to shape cheeks and nose shape … Read more

Coolest Ballerina Bun Cake

Ballerina Bun Cake

I got the idea for these buns from a book but changed the colours to suit what I could get easily and what I already had in my cupboard. Make cupcakes and placed two slightly larger paper bun cases upside down on top (stick down with a bit of butter icing). Cut coloured icing circles … Read more

Coolest Ballerina Birthday Cake

Homemade Ballerina Birthday Cake

I wanted something different for my little girl’s 2nd birthday. So I thought I’d try molding something. This ballerina is the first time I’ve ever molded a figure and I was pretty happy with the outcome. I was looking for simplicity but cute too. I saw this Ballerina Birthday Cake on Flicker and thought it … Read more