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 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

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 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

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

Coolest Impact Hammer Cake

Homemade Impact Hammer Cake

Like most 3 year old’s, my son is crazy about construction equipment. His ultimate favorite is the Impact Hammer – or maybe it’s also called a Hydraulic hammer or something else. Either way it’s his favorite and when I asked him what kind of cake he wanted for his birthday it was the obvious answer! … Read more

Coolest Wrench Cake

Wrench Cake

I honestly came up with the idea for this wrench cake out of the blue. Nov. 29 was my fiancee’s 24th birthday so him being a mechanic I wanted to do something special for him. I thought about just going to the store and buying him a cake, but I wanted this one to be … Read more

Coolest Handyman Cake

Homemade Handyman Cake

This Handyman cake is a 20cm butter cake I made for a little boy turning 3. I also had to make another cake (under the sea) for his twin brother! The icing is buttercream and the bricks, sign, tape measure and nails are fondant. The tools are made from white and dark chocolate. When making … Read more

Coolest Carpenter Birthday Cake

Homemade Carpenter Birthday Cake

I made this Carpenter Birthday Cake for my father-in-law Ken who is a master carpenter. I baked a home made 2 layer, 12 inch chocolate cake and filled with chocolate fudge butter cream frosting. I then frosted the entire cake with white butter cream frosting. The tools are made from a chocolate chip bar, which … Read more

Cool Homemade Toolbox Birthday Cake

Homemade Toolbox Birthday Cake

My dad’s 50 birthday was this week and we had a surprise party. He loves carrot cake, but no one else did, so being fall and all I made a pumpkin spice cake and creamcheese frosting. The cake was baked in cookie sheets so they were thin. Four layers of cake and frosting and then … Read more

Coolest Construction Hard Hat Cake

Homemade Construction Hard Hat Cake

I made this Construction Hard Hat Cake for one of my daycare kids. I used a large round for the bottom layer (cherry chip flavor), and a baking bowl and extra cake piece to make the hard hat. I used fondant to make the number 2 plack for the hat. My favorite part are the … Read more

Coolest Construction Tools Birthday Cake

Homemade Construction Tools Birthday Cake

This Construction Tools Birthday Cake is made of half yellow, half chocolate cake mixes in a half sheet cake size baking pan. I drew the saw and the tape measure free hand. I took an actual hammer and traced it to create a template and then I cut it out of the cake. All the … Read more

Coolest Wrench Birthday Cake Idea

Homemade Wrench Birthday Cake Idea

A friend asked if I would design a cake for his wife’s birthday based on her nickname,”Puffy Bent Wrench”. Thankfully, I am married to a mechanic so between the two of us we came up with a suitable plan for this Wrench Birthday Cake Idea. The design consists of: the Wilton horseshoe pan and 2 … Read more

Coolest Toolbox Birthday Cake

Coolest Toolbox Birthday Cake

I made this Toolbox Birthday Cake for my husband’s 50th birthday. He has a vast collection on tools, so I had to sneek into his workshop to check out his tools. Most of the tools were made from a candy mold, such as the hammer, pliers, wrench chisle and saw, but the electrical pliers and … Read more

Coolest Hammer Birthday Cake

Homemade Hammer Birthday Cake

My son Jude absolutely loves loves loves HAMMERS, so for his 4th birthday I surprised him by making him a hammer birthday cake. I used homemade cake, butter cream, and fondant and used a Black and Decker toy hammer as a guide. It was a lot of fun and he was definitely surprised. I used … Read more

Coolest Ideas for Construction Tool Specialty Cakes 0

I asked my friend Shaun what cake he wanted for his birthday and he decided he wanted a drill cake. Not just any kind of drill a cake of his drill he calls Colin. He sent me a picture of it and I found one on a website for specialty cakes which I printed out … Read more

Coolest Ideas for Construction Tool Specialty Cakes 1

I made this cake for my dads birthday. He is Mr. Fix-It. The tools were made from candy melts in tool molds. The cake is two 8″ square cakes set side by side and covered in fondant. The fondant is then airbrushed black. I colored strips of fondant brown to lay around the outside for … Read more

Coolest Ideas for Construction Tool Specialty Cakes 3

The entire box and tools are edible (except the paper drawing, toolbox & hammer handle and tape measure “tape” & label). The instructions for such cake ideas are too extensive due to the many tool cakes created. (I will gladly submit instructions and template drawings if I win!!!) Toolbox: cut from cake slab Toolbox handle: … Read more