Coolest Unicorn Carousel Cake

Coolest Unicorn Carousel Cake

I made this unicorn carousel cake for my stepdaughter’s 12th birthday. She loves unicorns and I found a silicon mold of a unicorn carousel figure to use. Steps for Making the Unicorn Carousel Cake The bottom is a two layer 9 inch chocolate cake with peanut butter filling (her favorite, and mine), iced with homemade … Read more

Sweetest Circus Baby Shower Cake

Sweetest Circus Baby Shower Cake

This circus baby shower cake was made for the sweetest mommy to be. Her friends threw her the bestest shower you could imagine… just like being under the big top! The cake was so much fun. White cake smothered in vanilla buttercream. Pieces shaped from fondant and gum paste… flags, buttons, stripes, diamonds and curly … Read more

Cool Homemade 3D Carousel Cake With Fondant Decorations

Coolest Carousel Cake

I cheated and used a box cake for this carousel cake for a carnival birthday party. For one layer I made an 8 inch round cake. For the second layer, I used a glass bowl. Using dowels and an empty container (once used for toddler snacks) I inverted the bowl layer onto a round piece … Read more

Coolest Circus Tent Cake With Matching Cupcakes

Circus Tent Party Cake

A friend asked me to make a “circus themed” cake for her 4 year old. I had make 100’s of cupcakes and as it was a friend so I didn’t want to say no. What started out to be a simple request took me hours, hours of research! I Googled  ” circus themed cakes” and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Clown Cake

Coolest Homemade Clown Cake

I made this cake for my six year old little boy’s best friend. To decide on a design that will fit the picture in the imagination of a child, I asked my 6 year old daughter to draw a picture of a clown. I baked a sponge cake and cut it out in the shape … Read more

Sweet Homemade Carousel Birthday Cake for a 14th Birthday

Coolest Carousel Birthday Cake

My son requested a carousel birthday cake for his 14th birthday.  Usually the kids pick something that they are into at the time, but my oldest has begun challenging me just to see if I can do it.  I like to make the whole cake edible, no plastic parts or Styrofoam to hold it together.  … Read more

Coolest Big Top Cake

I was asked to make a big top cake. Well, I was sooo excited to get started, I started with a cake dummy size 7″ round and I made a dome out of cardboard and then covered the whole cake dummy in white icing, and this was left overnight to dry out. Then the next … Read more

Coolest Spinning Carousel Birthday Cake

Coolest Spinning Carousel Birthday Cake

My son was having a carnival-themed party for his 4th birthday and we came up with the idea to make a carousel birthday cake. Many of the ideas came to me as I was going along. I started with a two-layer cake, iced it in white and used the funfetti decorations that came along with … Read more

Coolest Crazy Circus Cake

Coolest Crazy Circus Cake

I had made this crazy circus cake for my daughter’s 2nd birthday themed as circus. This was my first stacked cake EVER ! I was so proud of myself and the feedback I received from everyone at the party and online just made the experience awesome  The way I began my cake was with the cake mix and separating into … Read more

Coolest Carnival Birthday Cake

Coolest Carnival Birthday Cake

When my son was 4 years old he attended his sister’s play at school and was amazed what how they performed. The play was all about the Cape minstrels.  Since then his been fascinated with them.  He made his Ouma make him a costume, whilst choosing his own colors. When it came to his 5th birthday he … Read more

Simple Clown Cake

Simple Clown Cake

My son had a carnival at his school and I signed up to enter a cake for the cake walk and this clown cake is what I entered.  It was just a plain, simple round cake with a clown, very colorful and M & M’s on the side to add some color and texture.  It … Read more

My Little Pony Merry-Go-Round Cake

My Little Pony Merry-Go-Round Cake

This My Little Pony merry-go-round cake was done for a little girl’s 1st birthday. She liked the My Little Pony theme. So I baked 2 x 9″ rainbow cakes. These were cut into layers to allow the 1 layer to be used for the merry go round top. I covered the cakes with a vanilla crumb … Read more

Coolest Carnival Cake

Coolest Carnival Cake

Wow! what a great adventure it was making this carnival cake. It was made for my nephew and niece’s birthday party. They had a Carnival themed party. I had a great time making the little animals and people, watching them come to life. They were all made of fondant. I worked on these for over … Read more

Coolest Carsousel Birthday Cake

Homemade Carsousel Birthday Cake

I made this Carsousel birthday cake for my son’s 1st birthday. Using 2 8″ chocolate cakes, one for the base and one for the top, I covered each in sugar paste and decorated with both cut out shapes (stars) and royal icing with a little edible gold paint here and there for effect. Each cake … Read more

Cool Homemade 3D Carousel Cake

Carousel Cake

This is the Carousel cake I made for my son’s circus themed 3rd birthday. I used a few ideas from cakes on this site and combined them into one cake. The cakes were box mix white, 2 12in rounds for the base and 2 8in rounds for the top, all cakes were sliced in half … Read more

Coolest Circus Tent Birthday Cake

Homemade Circus Tent Birthday Cake

This cake I made for a friend’s son. He had a carnival themed party. The cake is double layer cakes with buttercreme filling between. I then covered with fondant. It took me 2 fulls days from start to finish but it was all worth it to see his face.

Cool Homemade Clown Birthday Cake

Homemade Clown Birthday Cake

I was having a hard time trying to come up with a homemade clown birthday cake idea for my son Joseph on his 4th Birthday and after looking on the net, I decided to just design my own. The first thing that I had to do was cut out a couple of templates using some … Read more

Coolest Homemade Circus Clown Cakes 0

I made this circus clown cake by baking 58 cupcakes. I sliced the top of each one to make them flat. Then I arranged them in the shape of a hat and clown face with a collar! I used Wilton spray color on parts of it and decorated it colorful and festive for a circus … Read more

Coolest Carousel Cake

Homemade Carousel Cake

This carousel cake is one of my very favorite. It was for my god-daughter’s 2nd birthday. The idea came from a cake that I saw in a Wilton book from years ago. The cake sizes are: 14″ single layer round, 10″ double layer round, 6″ single layer round, and a mini doll skirt on top. … Read more

Coolest Carousel 1st Birthday Cake

Homemade Carousel 1st Birthday Cake

The Carousel 1st Birthday Cake itself is a 10″ round vanilla cake filled with vanilla butter cream and strawberry preserve, coated with vanilla flavoured fondant. I used a rocking horse cutter for the ponies, cutting the rocker off the bottom. I painted the manes, tails, hooves and saddle with lustre dust mixed with a little … Read more

Coolest Carousel Birthday Cake

Homemade Carousel Birthday Cake

This Carousel Birthday Cake is composed of a 10″ round spice cake on the bottom, a 9″ round yellow cake and a Pyrex bowl chocolate cake on top. I put the cake together using ideas from this site. I purchased Wilton’s carousel cake horses (it comes with two plates to “build” the cake) which I … Read more

Awesome Homemade Fondant Circus Tent Cake

Homemade Circus Tent Cake

I made this Circus Tent Cake for my daughter’s 4th birthday. The bottom layer of the cake is a 14 inch round, the base of the tent is 2 filled and stacked 8 inch rounds, topped off with the wonder mold shaped pan. I used a moist pound cake and filled and iced with buttercream … Read more