Cool Homemade Bonnet Cake Idea

Here’s a really cool cake idea, I made it for my sister’s 60th birthday party. She lives near Sheffield, England and loves to shop at the Meadowhall shopping complex. Obviously her favorite colour is green! It is a chocolate/orange Madeira 8” sponge. I split the cake after it cooled then I froze it as I … Read more

Homemade Hat/Bonnet 89th Birthday Cake

Homemade Hat/Bonnet 89th Birthday Cake

This cake I made for my mother on her 89th birthday, I wanted it to be special for her it was so big that I think it over whelmed her, my mother suffers from dementia and doesn’t remember like she used too but the pictures of the cake helps bring back just a small amt … Read more

Coolest Red Hat Birthday Cake

Coolest Red Hat Birthday Cake

This cake was made for a very close friend who was turning 50 years old. She had always said that when she turned fifty that she wanted to be a member of the Red hat club. So on her 50th birthday about 20 of her closest friends gathered and gave her a surprise RED HAT … Read more

Coolest Derby Hat Cake

Coolest Derby Hat Cake

This is a Derby Hat Cake that I made for a friend who requested a cake for his mother’s 65th birthday party. She enjoys the races, and her party was in the middle of the derbies. I decided to go with a derby hat. The cake itself is chocolate with white buttercream layers. I used … Read more

Coolest Mothers Bonnet Birthday Cake

Homemade Mothers Bonnet Birthday Cake

My best friend Barb wanted me to do her Mother-In-Law’s birthday cake this year. She was turning 87 so she wanted something special for her. I always wanted to do a hat shaped cake and this was the perfect time to do so. I got on the computer and looked at ladies hats and thought … Read more

Coolest Bonnet-Shaped Birthday Cake Idea and Photos 1

My grandmother had a cake idea for one of the ladies in her group. It was her birthday so instead of a red hat, they wear a purple hat so I made a purple hat cake for her. Its buttercream icing if like to use almond extract instead of vanilla I think it makes it … Read more

Coolest Bonnet-Shaped Birthday Cake Idea and Photos 2

My mom and aunt were throwing my grandma a party for her 80th birthday with the Red Hat Society as the theme so I came up with the cake idea of a red hat.I created the cake using 1 10″ cake and 1 8″ cake with the 10″ on the bottom and putting the 8″ … Read more

Coolest Bonnet-Shaped Birthday Cake Idea and Photos 3

This cake ideas was made with a 10 in. round on bottom and then I used the medium sized metal nesting bowl (in my set) and filled it about a 1/3 of the way w/batter. Using the half ball pan would have worked out a whole lot better. I torted both cakes and filled them. … Read more

Cool Homemade Hat Cake

Tea Party Hat Cake

For my daughter’s 9th birthday, we had a tea party with her friends and their mothers. I made her a hat cake. I used scalloped butter cookies dipped in vanilla bark to do the brim. I baked the dome part in a glass bowl. I used the star tip to apply icing. I put a … Read more

Coolest Straw Hat Cake

Straw Hat Cake

This was a Straw Hat cake for my niece’s birthday (which falls near Easter.) She had no special requests, so I just did one that I wanted to try. This is a 9 inch round topped with half a ball pan cake. I used brown butter cream in a basket weave pattern. I had never … Read more

Coolest Hat Birthday Cake

Homemade Hat Birthday Cake

My grandmother recently turned 82yrs old and she loves hats. So what better than to make her a Hat Birthday Cake. It was simple and easy and not to big. The bottom or brim is a 9″ round and the top is also 9″ round but I cut it to size. The basketweave is quick … Read more