Coolest Book-Shaped Cakes and Cake Icing Tips 2

Next I did the flat side of the open book just by covering it in white fondant. I did the side of the open book on an angle (this part was a little difficult) laid it flat next to the complete book then covered it and embellished with colored fondant. I then made the book … Read more

Coolest Book Cake Idea

Homemade Book Cake Idea

This Book Cake Idea is made from chocolate and white 9 x 13 cake, halved, and stacked. I used a homemade butter cream covered in black fondant. The fondant is a little cracked which I thought added to the idea that this was a leather bound book. After I covered it in fondant, I brushed … Read more

Cool Homemade Harry Potter Gryffindor Birthday Cake Design

Homemade Harry Potter Birthday Cake Design

I based this Homemade Harry Potter Birthday Cake Design off the movies and had a great time making it. The bottom is a chocolate cake with Oreo cream cheese filling and the “book” cakes are red velvet with cream cheese filling. All the objects are plain old fondant and then painted. The golden snitch has … Read more

Coolest Graduation Book Cake

Homemade Graduation Book Cake

I made this Graduation Book Cake for a friend. Three 1/4 sheet filled cakes. The top was trimmed to be smaller. I used fondant to cover all three, stacked and decorated. Very pleased with it. Not bad for a first shot!

Coolest Harry Potter Book Cake

Homemade Harry Potter Book Cake

This Harry Potter Book Cake is a 100% edible fondant book cake. The book cover I used a painted technique to get the aged look.

Coolest New Moon (Twilight Saga) Birthday Cake

Homemade New Moon (Twilight Saga) Birthday Cake

I made this New Moon (Twilight Saga) Birthday Cake for Anna, daughter of by BFF Carolyn. She and her friends were going to watch New Moon following her birthday party. I smooth iced a half sheet cake. In a 1/4 jelly roll pan I baked a very thin cake. Once baked, I cut in half … Read more

Coolest Harry Potter Birthday Cake Design

Homemade Harry Potter Birthday Cake Design

I made this Homemade Harry Potter Birthday Cake Design for my wife’s birthday. She is a big fan of the books and movie. I started by making Devil food cake, she loves chocolate in the shape of a book. Tried something new. Made Cannoli filing, and butter-cream to cover cake before I put on Fondant … Read more

Cool Homemade Monster Book Of Monsters Birthday Cake

Homemade Monster Book Of Monsters Birthday Cake

My husband and I made this Monster Book Of Monsters Birthday Cake for our 1 and 2 year old son’s birthday. They love Harry Potter. We got the idea while watching our nightly dose of Harry before bed time. The cake is half devils food and half yellow cake with chocolate cream and fresh strawberries … Read more

Coolest Homemade Harry Potter Cake

Homemade Harry Potter Cake

This Harry Potter Cake was for a young lady, Jordan’s birthday. I simply used two 9×13 cake pans. After layers the two cakes, I cut off about three inches off the length of the cake. I iced the sides which were the “pages” with white icing and used a fork to strike the lines for … Read more

Coolest Twilight Cake

Homemade Twilight Cake

I made this Twilight cake for a 9 year old girl in my son’s class. She wanted something “Twilight” so I decided to go with the book cover. I didn’t really want to do the cake entirely black because black icing stains everyone’s mouth so I just did a thin crumb layer of black (starting … Read more

Cool Homemade Harry Potter Monster Book Cake

Homemade Harry Potter Monster Book Cake

My friend’s son wanted a cake and he is a fan of the Monster book. So I thought I would go for it. I haven’t done anything like it before. I have two girls. This Homemade Harry Potter Monster Book Cake has three layers of chocolate sponge with Nutella filling and then more chocolate as … Read more

Coolest Monster Book of Monsters Cake from Harry Potter

Homemade Monster Book of Monsters Cake from Harry Potter

For my daughter’s 8th birthday she wanted to do a theme centered around Hogwart’s Witchcraft and Wizardry complete with “Mom” being Professor McGonagall. After deciding to turn our dining room into the Great Hall I wanted to end her day with a really unique cake and so I decided to make Monster Book of Monsters … Read more