Coolest Daisy to Brownie Bridging Cake

Coolest Daisy to Brownie Bridging Cake

I made this Daisy to Brownie Bridging cake for my daughter’s bridging ceremony to Brownies.  I used a half sheet pan and made 2 cakes.  I used 2 mixes for each half sheet.  After each cake was made, I leveled the tops of each cake and layed them next to each other on cake boards that … Read more

Coolest Hunting and Fishing Cake

Coolest Hunting and Fishing Cake

I have the motto “If you can dream it, I can turn it into cake” so… when someone came to me and wanted a hunting themed cake I was so excited! They were wanting just a little figure of a fish and buck, but I said it wasn’t good enough “go big or go home”. … Read more

Coolest Eagle Scout Cake

Coolest Eagle Scout Cake

I was asked to make this Eagle Scout cake for a wonderful young man who graduated on Friday and was officially made an Eagle Scout on Saturday!  He wanted red velvet with chocolate ganache and butter cream cream filling.  Mother gave me a picture to go by, but I made some changes.  I wanted to find a … Read more

Coolest Hunting Dogs Birthday Cake

Coolest Hunting Dogs Birthday Cake

This hunting dogs birthday cake is my cake made for a dog club. They are a French hunting breed so I went for a rabbit hunting theme, with the dogs failing to get any. I am new to cake making, this is about my 5th and I have learnt a valuable lesson, do not mix royal and … Read more

Coolest Camo Hunting Cake

Coolest Camo Hunting Cake

This is my camo hunting cake complete with edible antlers and an edible chocolate rifle with scope. I made this in March 2013 for my son’s 9th birthday. He loves to go hunting with his daddy and this is what he ordered. I am far from being a professional baker (maybe one day!!) but I … Read more

Coolest Summertime Fun Camping Cake

Coolest Summertime Fun Camping Cake

The summertime fun camping cake is for a fellow employee’s birthday. The cake is chocolate iced with vanilla butter cream.  The dirt is made from crushed up graham crackers and the tents are also graham crackers broken in half covered with rolled butter cream and pretzel sticks for the poles. The pond is blue gel and the grass is … Read more

Float Tube Fishing Cake

I made this float tube fishing cake for my adult son that loves to float tube fish. I looked and looked online for ideas and couldn’t find a float tube cake so here it is. The cake is German chocolate and pecan frosting, candy rocks, little Debbie logs, gummie frogs, ice cream cone trees and a fondant fish. My son was so impressed … Read more

Coolest Deer Hunter Cake

Coolest Deer Hunter Cake

I made this Deer Hunter cake for a customer’s groom’s cake. I started by baking 2 of each: 6″, 8″ and 10″ circles. They were all vanilla cake, and I dyed most of the batter with Wilton moss green and brown (1 batch dark, 1 light) and left some white to make a camouflage effect. I covered … Read more

Coolest Waterfall Camping Cake

Coolest Waterfall Camping Cake

This waterfall camping cake was conceptualized and created by my 11 year old son,Robert. Every year we would make a cake for his cub scout Blue and Gold banquet for a cake auction. Pack 81 out of Chelmsford Massachusetts would have this auction as a fundraiser for the local food pantry. All proceeds would go directly to the pantry. … Read more

Terrific Teddy Bears Picnic Cake

Teddy Bears Picnic

This terrific Teddy Bears Picnic cake was my daughter’s 2nd birthday cake. I’d not had much experience with cake decorating, so I was pretty pleased with the result. I was also pretty pleased with people’s reactions to it at the party! We don’t like our child having too much food coloring,  so we decided this was a … Read more

Cool Squatch Cake

The Sasquatch Cake

My dad is the biggest sasquatch fan, so naturally he had to have a birthday cake with a Squatch on it. I made the cake out of devils food with a peanut butter mousse (he is also a peanut butter fiend). I let the cake sit in the fridge over night to let it firm … Read more

Coolest Go Diego Go Jungle Waterfall Cake

Coolest Go Diego Go Jungle Waterfall Cake

My son Apollo is currently infatuated with Go Diego Go so that was the theme for his birthday. I love to put in effort for my kids cakes so I made it myself. Chose to make an easy caramel cake for two reasons: the cake itself isn’t like boxed cakes that boast super moist (not sturdy), it … Read more

You-Can-Do-It Camping Cake

You-Can-Do-It Camping Cake

Let me just begin by admitting that if I had to do this for a living, my family would be eating very infrequently. It took me WAY longer to make these cakes than I am even willing to admit. But it was fun!  Well, all except the (first time for me) attempting to smooth the … Read more

Coolest Fairy World Cake

Coolest Fairy World Cake

Since I have four boys…I never pass up the opportunity to make a girlie cake for my wonderful niece! This fairy world cake was her 5th birthday cake. Since she liked Tinkerbell at the time, we went with a “fairy world” themed cake. It is a two tier round cake, with the top tier set … Read more

Coolest Swamp People Cake

Coolest Swamp People Cake

This was a cake was based on the TV show Swamp People. Meet tree breaker. This is the name given to the monster gators that break the tree limbs that hold the bait. The phrase choot’em was made popular by Troy. He tells his partner to choot’em as he wrestles the gator into position.

Coolest Boy Scouts Cake

Homemade Boy Scouts Cake

Our cub scout group had a cake contest and the theme needed to be “earth friendly”. This is how my Boy Scouts Cake turned out. Everything also needed to be edible on the cake.

Coolest Homemade Camping Birthday Cake

Homemade Camping Birthday Cake

This Homemade Camping Birthday Cake was designed for a double birthday party that had a camp out theme. Each of the birthday kids got to choose their favorite color for the tent and then I tried to make a likeness of them peeking out of through the tent flap. I also made a sign to … Read more

Coolest Walk in the Park Cake

Homemade Walk in the Park Cake

I decided to make my dad a birthday cake for his 72nd birthday. He loves walking the dog in the park so this is the theme I decided to do. I started making the models for the top of the cake. I made a bench by molding some ½ flower icing and ½ roll out … Read more

Cool Homemade Go Diego Go Birthday Cake

Homemade Go Diego Go Birthday Cake

This Go Diego Go Birthday Cake was made for my son’s 4th Birthday. He LOVES Diego and Baby Jaguar. As with all complicated cakes, this one took two decorators. My friend Becky and I decorated this cake very quickly! We used two cakes, one for the base and the other cut in half and stacked … Read more

Cool Homemade Eagle Scout Cake

Homemade Eagle Scout Cake

This Eagle Scout Cake is a two tiered cake for an Eagle Scout. The bottom tier is chocolate cake with raspberry filling and the top tier is vanilla cake with raspberry filling. I was able to find the Eagle Scout logo and other Scout logos on edible rice images. The cake is covered with butter … Read more

Coolest Waterfall Birthday Cake

Homemade Waterfall Birthday Cake

I used 2 boxes of chocolate cake mix for this Waterfall Birthday Cake. One I baked in a 9 x 13 pan and the other divided between an 8″ square pan and an 8″ round pan. I created the mountain by stacking the 9 x 13 on the bottom, the square placed on top at … Read more

Cool Homemade Camping Birthday Cake with Campfire

Homemade Camping Birthday Cake

This Camping Birthday Cake was a huge hit! The trees are sugar cones iced green. I used the star tip and pulled out long strands to make them look like branches. To secure them to the cake I used long pretzel sticks inside the cones. The tent is graham crackers iced together and covered in … Read more

Cool Homemade Camping Scene Cake

Homemade Camping Cake

I made this Homemade Camping Cake for my five year old’s Toy Story-themed birthday party. I wanted to include the camping scene since the party was being held at the local nature center. The cake is actually two 13×9 inch cakes made from regular store-bought “funfetti” mixes (son’s choice). Once cooled, I trimmed the domes … Read more

Coolest Allergen-Free, 99% Edible Cave Cake

Homemade Allergen-Free, 99% Edible Cave Cake

My friend’s about-to-turn-five-year-old daughter was into caves, so I was challenged to make an appropriate [dairy-free, nut-free, gluten-free, soy-free] birthday cake. Having never made a cave-themed cake before, I skimmed the Coolest Birthday Cakes website for inspiration and got some great ideas and useful tips for an Allergen-Free, 99% Edible Cave Cake. I used a … Read more