Coolest Clown Cake

Homemade Clown Cake

This Clown Cake is a chocolate layered cake filled with whipped peanut butter and iced with a homemade chocolate butter cream using 1/2 butter & 1/2 shortening. It’s important to ice your cake using thin consistency icing. To make your base smooth – ice your cake and smooth it with your spatula. Let the cake … Read more

Coolest JoJo Circus Cake Photos and How-To Tips 6

I dont have any step-by-step pictures to share but I hope you can post this picture of my daughter’s 2nd birthday cake. She loves JoJo Circus, but to my surprise there was not much out there to help me with her cake. My Mom and I made her cake for her 1st birthday so we … Read more

Cute Homemade Carousel Cake for my Daughter

Homemade Carousel Cake

I needed a birthday cake for my daughter and I liked the idea of a carousel cake. I had seen one online from a cake store but it was £180! I had recently discovered a cake decorating shop near me and had started decorating cup cakes and cookies for various holidays and for fun with … Read more

Coolest Carousel Cake Design

Homemade Carousel Cake Design

My daughter wanted a Carousel Cake Design for her 4th birthday party. My husband and I decided it HAD to go around and around like a real carousel. With a little work it did! The cake was the easy part. I baked two round chocolate cakes. The recipe on the Hershey’s Cocoa box is the … Read more

Coolest Carousel Birthday Cake 53

Homemade Carousel Birthday Cake

I was asked to make a carousel birthday cake for a friend’s daughter who was turning 3. I purchased the carousel at my local Michaels. The cake was made from a Betty Crocker white cake mix (my favorite to use). The bottom was made from a 10” round pan that I made two of and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Carousel Cake Ideas 7

This is a great carousel cake. Three pictures of the carousel cake followed by three pictures that show the component parts and how it was put together. Bottom part is two-layer 12-inch-diameter white cakes frosted with white buttercream icing. Then white plastic turn style (Wilton lazy susan for cake decorating) was placed on top, resting … Read more

Coolest Clown Birthday Cake

Homemade Clown Birthday Cake

I used a large circular tin to bake the chocolate sponge for this Clown Birthday Cake. When baked, I rounded and smoothed the edge. I then covered in a flesh coloured sugarpaste (by the way, flesh colour is VERY annoying to colour on a large scale, it took me about 2 hours to knead the … Read more

Coolest JoJo Circus Cake Photos and How-To Tips 7

For my daughter’s 5th birthday she requested a JoJos Circus theme. I looked all over for a cake idea. I could not find anything I liked so, I ordered a JoJo Circus coloring book online and found a picture of JoJo. I enlarged it to fit on a half sheet cake. I then traced the … Read more

Cool Homemade Red, White, Blue and Yellow Carousel Cake

Ciana's Carousel Cake

My sister and I created this carousel cake for my daughter’s 5th birthday. After looking at many of the cakes online here, my daughter decided on a carousel cake. Using ideas from other cakes, my sister and I created this unique cake. The cake itself is a basic 1-2-3 cake comprised of two 12-inch layers … Read more

Sweet Homemade Carousel Birthday Cake for a 2 Year Old

Homemade  Carousel Birthday Cake

This Carousel Birthday Cake was a simple adaptation of those on this wonderful site. It was created for my 2year old who loves carousels. We were not having a party and it was just going to be the immediate family of 5 adults, 1 sibling whose birthday is also in a few days. My objective … Read more

Coolest Carousel Birthday Cake

Homemade Carousel Birthday Cake

I made this carousel birthday cake for my granddaughter’s second birthday. This idea was from a 1983 Wilton book I had purchased years ago. The gum paste mold was no longer available for the canopy decoration so I measured around my pan and determined how many decorations I needed and traced an outline on parchment … Read more

Coolest Homemade Carousel Cake Ideas 8

We had a circus party for my daughters 7th birthday. I made a carousel cake. Carousel animals were cookies iced with royal icing. The cookie cutters I used mostly came from a Williams Sonoma set. Some also from Foose tinsmith (which has an incredible variety of cutters). Next time I’ll know to make more ponies … Read more

Coolest Circus Clown Cake

Homemade Circus Clown Cake

I had a circus theme for my son’s first birthday. The circus clown cake was a white cake that I made from scratch from the Better Homes and Garden’s cook book. Excellent recipe. The frosting was Wilton’s recipe for buttercream. Also excellent. I used 2 12-inch round pans to make the bottom layer, 2 9-inch … Read more

Coolest JoJo Circus Cake Photos and How-To Tips 8

For my sons third birthday, he begged for a clown cake but I’m not really good yet at making flat cakes and drawing faces. So I came up with the idea to make a JoJo circus cake with the toy characters. I used a 10-inch and 9-inch cake pan for the ‘stage’ and then used … Read more

Sweet Homemade Carousel Cake

Homemade Carousel Cake

This carousel cake was inspired by several cakes on this site. I found the swirl lollipop sticks and decided to do a carousel from them. The bottom is two 12 inch rounds, iced. On top of them is a layer of rice krispie treats pressed into a 12 inch round, hardened and then iced. Then … Read more

Cool Homemade Pink Carousel Cake

Homemade Carousel Cake

I cheated with this one, I used 3 Betty Crocker cake mixes and I made my own fondant icing (which I will never do again as it is too hard to get the right consistency). The decorating of this homemade carousel cake took forever to do, it was so hard especially when I had my … Read more

Amazing Homemade Blue and Green Carousel Birthday Cake

Homemade Carousel Birthday Cake

I made this Carousel Birthday Cake for my nephew’s 3rd birthday which was a carnival themed party. The base is two 12 inch round cakes and a 10 inch round cake on top of that. Inserted through the center of the base cakes is a glass sugar jar ( like the one’s in a diner … Read more

Coolest Homemade Carousel Cake Ideas 9

My daughter had been insisting on a merry-go-round party cake for her third birthday so we had a circus themed party. I made a two layer 14 inch cake for the base and a two layer 8 inch cake for the top part. The carousel horses are from Wilton and I painted them to match … Read more

Cool Homemade Clowns Cake

Homemade Clown Cake

This was my first clown cake. This idea came from the Wilton Cake Decorating Courses I have taken. I used a double layer white cake. The top is iced white, with the side iced yellow. I used polka dots of various colors around the side of different sizes. The clowns were made from different sized … Read more

Coolest JoJo Circus Cake Photos and How-To Tips 9

I received the new “bake and fill” cake pans for Christmas this year and thought I would use them to bake my daughters birthday cake. I planned to make a cake where the cake is a dress for a Barbie doll but after I baked the cake my husband suggested I make Jo Jo’s face … Read more

Coolest Homemade Carousel Cake

Homemade Carousel Cake

I made this Carousel cake for my daughter’s sixth birthday. At first, she wanted a My Little Pony cake, but then she came up with the idea of putting ponies on a carousel. Not exactly sure what I was going to do, I started with a deep 16″ diameter round cake pan and filled it … Read more

Coolest Merry Go Round 1st Birthday Cake

Homemade Merry Go Round 1st Birthday Cake

I found this cake in the Women’s Weekly Kid’s Birthday Cakes book and decided I had to make it for my twin girls (Grace and Hannah) first birthday on the weekend. I started on Friday, making the cakes (I used packet cakes – Betty Crocker Super Moist Vanilla Cake), to keep in the fridge and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Carousel Cake

Homemade Carousel Cake

My mom and I made this Carousel Cake for my daughter’s 1st birthday party. The bottom is two 10″ cakes stacked on one another. The top cake is one 8″ cake with a little cupcake sitting on top. We baked sugar cookies on a baking stick and then decorated them to look like horses. Before … Read more

Coolest First Clown Cake

Homemade First Clown Cake

I made this first clown cake for my niece when she turned one. To make, I baked 2 cakes, one 8″ round and one 9×13 rectangle. When cooled I cut the rectangular cake into a triangle, taking note to the width of the round cake. I used the round pan and curved short end of … Read more