Coolest Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book Cake

Homemade Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book Cake

This Diary of a Wimpy Kid book cake was for my nephew’s 11th birthday. I asked him what kind of cake he wanted and he said something to do with Diary of a Wimpy Kid. Not knowing much about the book except that my son had it, I thought a cake replica of the book … Read more

Coolest Monster Book of Monsters Birthday Cake

Homemade Monster Book of Monsters Birthday Cake

I made this Monster Book of Monsters Birthday Cake for our son’s birthday. The eyes, gums and lettering on top were made from chocolate (CK Sculpting Candy Kote). It comes in a small tube, so it’s easy to control. I have a small disk mold I used for the eyes. I put down the black … Read more

Coolest Harry Potter Monster Book Cake

Homemade Harry Potter Monster Book Cake

This Homemade Harry Potter Monster Book Cake has 2 layers of chocolate cake with buttercream frosting and hazelnut mousse filling. I carved the book shape after filling the cake and covered it with buttercream. Later, I covered the cake with ivory fondant. I painted the sides of book with edible antique gold paint in vanilla. … Read more

Cool Homemade Hunger Games Mocking Jay Cake

Homemade Hunger Games Cake

I made this Hunger Games Cake for my niece’s 12th birthday! My cake is a 2 layer cake, made from 9 inch pans. I used a butter cream frosting for the base, and marshmallow fondant for the details. I made the mocking jay a couple of days ahead of time. It was a little challenging, … Read more

Cool Homemade Harry Potter Birthday Cake Design

Homemade Harry Potter Birthday Cake Design

My daughter loves Harry Potter. I wanted to practice making a cake that looked like a book. This Harry Potter Birthday Cake Design was a perfect fit. The books were painted with a brush to look like old leather. I used blue and black on the bottom cake to try and make it look old. … Read more

Coolest Junie B Jones Birthday Cake Design

Homemade Junie B Jones Birthday Cake Design

This Junie B Jones Birthday Cake Design is made with a 10 X 15 cake. It is iced with buttercream. The vanity, sponge rollers, comb and hair dryer are made out of fondant. I used edible ink markers to draw the drawers.

Coolest Twilight Book Cake

Homemade Twilight Book Cake

My niece is obsessed with the Twilight books and asked that I make a cake for her 12th birthday with that theme! I used two 9×13 cakes, gluten-free for my other niece who has Celiac’s. I Stacked them and used a thin buttercream frosting and fresh strawberries in-between. Then I coated three of the sides … Read more

Coolest Star Wars Book Cake

Homemade Star Wars Book Cake

This Homemade Star Wars Book Cake I actually made for a school cake auction. I got the idea from my husband who is an avid Star Wars reader. I used the Wilton book cake pan to make the book. The pan requires two cake mixes. I also used three mini bell shaped pans to make … Read more

Coolest Nemo and Pooh Book Cake

Homemade Nemo and Pooh Book Cake

This book cake was for a double birthday (as you can see). This homemade Nemo and Pooh book cake comprised 2 rectangular cakes (I think they were plain vanilla/butter cakes) joined together. The natural curved top of the cakes only had to be trimmed slightly to look like the pages of an open book. The … Read more

Coolest Twilight Cake

Homemade Twilight Cake

I made a Twilight cake for a friend for her birthday as she is crazy for all the books and movie. We decided to use the cover of all four books, so measured the cake to divide by quarters, so we can use each 1/4 for each book cover. We then made some fondant. We … Read more

Coolest Homemade Birthday Book Cake

Homemade Birthday Book Cake

This Homemade Birthday Book Cake is my first attempt at covering a cake with fondant over a marzipan layer. My first cake was covered with a marzipan. The kids love the marzipan taste but the molding was not so smooth and it did not color quite nicely. Fondant, on the other hand looked smooth and … Read more

Coolest Fifty Shades of Grey Book Cake

Homemade Fifty Shades of Grey Book Cake

This Fifty Shades of Grey book cake was for a friend’s birthday. It was very easy to make and is the front cover of the book. It’s a basic oblong Victoria sandwich cut to size and filled and crumb coated with lemon butter cream. The outer layer is colored fondant and the tie is also … Read more