Dream Computer Birthday Cake for a Computer Engineer

Dream Computer Birthday Cake for a Computer Engineer

I made this computer birthday cake for my boyfriend. ┬áHe and I are both computer engineers. He loves nerdy things, so I decided I’d make a surprise birthday cake for his 27th birthday (this past May). The thing is, I don’t typically cook or bake so it was pretty nerve wracking to plan, design, and … Read more

Circuit Board Birthday Cake

Circuit Board Birthday Cake

I was inspired by the circuit board designs on this site, and made this cake for my fiance’s birthday. He builds high-end audio as a hobby, and I based the design of the cake on a circuit board that he recently designed (seen in the picture in front of the cake). I baked several sheet … Read more

Amazing Cake Design Ideas for Circuit Board Cakes 0

I baked a chocolate/yellow marble cake in two 13 x 9 cake pans. After they cooled I carved all of the sides to make them straight. I iced between the two layers and then placed on the wrapping paper covered cake boards [two cake cardboards]. Next I crumb-coated the cake with buttercream icing. I then … Read more

Amazing Cake Design Ideas for Circuit Board Cakes 1

I used a basic frosting (sugar, butter, milk) and colored it green (for the cake base), blue and pink (for the connecters), and before coloring the frosting I left a small amount of on the side so I would also have white for the writing on the chocolate.The pink candy on the cake is a … Read more

Amazing Cake Design Ideas for Circuit Board Cakes 2

I went on Google and did some searches on “circuit board” images to give me some idea of how they look, so I would know what to begin with. I then went to the grocery store and stocked up on different candies to make the resistors (horizontal cylinders) and capacitors (upright cylinders). The best medium … Read more