Cool Wood Working Cake

The Wood Workers Cake

My inspiration for this wood working cake was my father-in-law, it was for his birthday. He is a skilled wood worker and between him and my husband there is no wood piece of furniture that has not been made by them. This was my first cake so I was nervous on how it would turn … Read more

Coolest 3rd Birthday Bulldozer Cake

Coolest 3rd Birthday Bulldozer Cake

I made this bulldozer cake for my son’s 3rd birthday!  I love decorating cakes, and feel that I am fairly good at it. I must admit, though, when my son requested a bulldozer cake, I wasn’t entirely confident that I could pull that one off, especially because I wanted the cake to be 3D. I think … Read more

Older Than Dirt Cake

Older Than Dirt Cake

My husband is 18 years my senior and I constantly joke with him that he is “older than dirt” and he always responds with “dirt is probably younger.” It’s our own little private joke so I decided to make him a cake that only we would understand. My 3 children ages 13, 10 and 6 … Read more

Bob the Builder Construction Cake

Bob the Builder Construction Cake

My son’s 4th birthday was a construction theme and Bob the builder was his favorite show so I tried to incorporate him into the construction theme. The trucks were made from chocolate and it was my first attempt using modelling chocolate. The main cake was vanilla with strawberry and buttercream filling. The little man loved … Read more

Coolest D I Y Cake

Coolest D I Y Cake

I was asked to make a cake for a man who does property’s up. I was asked to do a man and decorate the cake with tools. I made the man’s body in blue to resemble overalls and made a t shirt in white. I then made the cross over straps in blue and then … Read more

Easy Construction Site Cake

Easy Construction Site Cake

I used to be a cake decorating show addict (Food Network Challenge, Ace of Cakes, Cake Boss, etc.).   My husband used to make fun of me because I don’t cook and I don’t bake, but I would watch these shows incessantly.  Those who can’t do, watch others do on TV!  Then I had kids and … Read more

Coolest Handy Manny Toolbox Cake

Coolest Handy Manny Toolbox Cake

I made this Handy Manny toolbox and tools for my son’s 4th cakes. I cut out a small square about 1 layer thick for the tools. For the sides I made a square of rice cereal plastic blower part of 3 Handy Manny party blowers. This worked great because I put them inside each other … Read more

Coolest Sidchrome Tool Box Cake

Coolest Sidchrome Tool Box Cake

My gorgeous son Jesse already knows that he wants to work with tools when he is older as a Heavy Diesel Mechanic. So for his 12th Birthday we decided to buy him his own Sidchrome tool box as he keeps complaining he has no where to put the tools as they were overflowing the tool bag … Read more

Coolest 2 Year Old’s Under Construction Cake

Coolest 2 Year Old's Under Construction Cake

Since the moment our son was born our world has consisted of  log trucks, pickup trucks, dump trucks, tractors, monster trucks, tools, hardhats, dirt, etc. I thought it would be awesome if I made a  “construction” theme birthday cake for his 2nd birthday. I searched online for weeks for perfect ideas and came up with a mixture of all … Read more

Coolest Homemade 2 Tiered Bob the Builder Cake

Coolest Bob the Builder Cake

This was my son’s 4th birthday party theme, Bob and his gang! The cake was two tiers, the bottom was vanilla with butter cream and strawberries and the top was chocolate. The people figurines were bought but I decided to try making the trucks with modelling chocolate which was a very good idea as I discovered that … Read more

Coolest Construction Zone Cake

Coolest Construction Zone Cake

My grandson’s birthday. My daughter wanted me to make a cake because she knows I like to have fun. I had a few weeks to figure it out. Well he’s a boy, and I guess boys and trucks go together. I really need a bigger kitchen! So, I decided to make  a construction zone theme. I … Read more

Coolest Block of Wood Birthday Cake

Coolest Block of Wood Birthday Cake

Our son, Barrett, loves anything and everything with construction. So for his third birthday, we went with a construction theme, and I made his cake look like a block of wood. Honestly, making cakes has always been my struggle. I get sort of freaked out about making one of the most important parts of a … Read more

Luke’s Construction Tools Birthday Cake

Luke's Construction Tools Birthday Cake

This construction tools birthday cake was made for my nephew’s 3rd birthday. His theme was Lowes (the hardware store). The cake was made out of regular and chocolate pound cakes. The decorations are fondant, except for the tape measure (plastic), the tools (sugar cookie with royal icing) and the nails (chocolate). The borders are red colored butter cream. … Read more

Awesome Chainsaw Forestry Birthday Cake

Looking pleased about massacring the cake!

My brother turned 40 recently. We’re pretty close and he’s recently separated from his wife of 13 years. So I thought he deserved a most awesome cake! He owns a business that exports logs and clears farmer’s forestry blocks. His crew only use Stihl chainsaws, so I wanted to make a masculine cake that was kinda cool … Read more

Cool Homemade 3 Tiered Construction Birthday Cake

Coolest Construction Birthday Cake

I made this construction birthday cake for my grandson’s 2nd birthday. I started with a three tier mountain cake with a chocolate road leading to a one tier cake. To make the large construction cones I used ice cream cones covered with orange candy melts placed on chocolate covered graham crackers. All the lettering and signs … Read more

Coolest Bob the Builder Birthday Cake

Coolest Bob the Builder Birthday Cake

For 3 weeks leading up to my son’s birthday, all he could talk about was the Bob The Builder birthday cake that he was going to have. I searched high and low for Bob characters, toys and decorations to put on his cake. I couldn’t come up with anything. It was now the night before his … Read more

Craftsman Toolbox Cake for Handyman Dad

Craftsman Toolbox Cake for Handyman Dad

This is a Craftsman toolbox cake I did for my handyman Dad. It was inspired by a wrench and screwdriver cookie cutter set I found. I made some of those out of sugar cookies and placed them on and around the cake for decorations. The cake was chocolate sheet cakes that I cut into rectangles and stacked and … Read more

Cool Construction Cake

Cool Construction Cake

I got my inspiration for this construction cake  from a friend who’d made a similar one. I just made a basic chocolate cake recipe and I used an online guide to cut the pieces of cake and join to make the ‘3’. “How to make number cakes” by H. Harris seems to be a popular one to … Read more

Cool Digger Dirt Cake – You Can Dig Your Own Cake!

Cool Digger Dirt Cake - You Can Dig Your Own Cake!

My son Tyler’s digger cake, that’s what he call’s it. Oh, he loves to dig. So my husband and I have been thinking about this cake for the last couple months, what are we going to do. We had bought the dump truck already, then two days before his birthday I had this idea, lets … Read more

Cool Bob the Builder/Nemo Birthday Cake

Cool Bob the Builder/Nemo Birthday Cake

My sister in law called me as my nephew’s birthday was approaching and asked me if I could combine his two favorite characters, Scoop the Dozer from Bob the Builder and Nemo, into a cake for his second birthday. I asked her to text to my phone a picture of Scoop, which she promptly did, and off … Read more

Construction Site Cake with Diggers and Edible Rocks!

Construction Site Cake

My three-year-old son is very into “diggers” right now, so I knew this cake would be a hit. I found a photo online for inspiration for this cake, and I would happily give credit, but could not find the source. The cake itself is three layers of a 12-inch round cake – chocolate, of course. … Read more

A Realistic Construction “Wow” Cake that Stole the Show!

Construction "wow" cake

I want to start by saying I’m a complete beginner when it comes to birthday cakes! I was inspired to make a “wow” cake for my beautiful little boy because of a childhood memory of a cake my mum had made of a Dolly Varden Cake. I was 4 yrs old (now 36) and I still recollect on … Read more

Unique Birthday Cakes for a Construction Theme Party 0

She used brown sugar for the dirt roads and used real toy construction vehicles. She really put detail into it. We then used a large dump truck to serve chips and a plastic hard hat for snacks. We purchased new sand rakes and shovels to serve the salads. As you can see my son just … Read more