Tips on Cake Decorating Shoe-Shaped Cakes 8

I made this cake for a friend for his birthday because he wore sneakers that looked like these. Here are my tips on cake decorating: first, I drew a left shoe pattern on a sheet of paper. I cut it out and used it to cut out the base of the left shoe. Then I … Read more

Coolest Spa Birthday Cake

Homemade Spa Birthday Cake

A friend of mine asked me to make her daughter a cake for her birthday party. Here is my homemade Spa cake! I made a basic sheet cake and frosted it with white butter cream. I edged it with pink and sprinkled pink, edible glitter over the top. Then I made a 9″ round cake … Read more

Coolest Makeup Birthday Cake Idea

Homemade Makeup Birthday Cake Idea

I made this Makeup Birthday Cake Idea for my daughter who loves her makeup. It was a lemon cake with a raspberry/whipped cream filling. I used black fondant and blue sugar crystals. My first time using isomalt which went over the sugar.

Coolest Zebra Print Cake

Homemade Zebra Print Cake

I made this Zebra print cake from a 9″ double layer round cake covered in marshmallow fondant. A cake order that I had for a little girl’s birthday. The zebra stripes are chocolate marshmallow fondant. It’s easier for it to actually color it black without adding to much food coloring. The beads around is just … Read more

Coolest Homemade Fathers Day Cake Ideas and Photos 2

I got this Fathers day cake idea out of a Family Fun magazine, but I changed it a bit so that the tie was a piece of marzipan I rolled out and cut after pressing stripes of fruit roll-up onto it. It is flexible enough to have a bit of wave in the tie rather … Read more

Coolest Polka Dot Cake 6

Homemade Polka Dot Cake

This Polka Dot Cake was made by myself and a friend for a graduation party. The graduate wanted pink and brown because she loves the colors and wanted a unique cake. We used 9 boxes of cake mix and two layers each of a 14 inch and 10 inch pan (so I’ve guessed). We used … 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

Ideas for Jeans-Shaped Creative Birthday Cakes 0

My eleven year old nephew was really into Krew skater pants and was hoping to get some (or enough money to buy some) for his birthday. I love making creative birthday cakes, so I made this birthday cake out of a 9×13 cake. I cut a tall triangle out to make the section between the … Read more

Unique Birthday Cake Ideas for Jewelry Box Cakes 2

I got this unique birthday cake from a magazine but let me break it down and make it a bit easier. The lid of the jewelry box which I made the night before should probably be made at least 2 days in advance. Mine fell apart. On a foil lined large baking sheet (I used … Read more

Coolest Purse Cake

Homemade Purse Cake

I started this Homemade Purse Cake by making a 8” coconut Madeira cake. I made this a few days prior to icing the cake. I then started to make the make up items. I made these with a small amount of roll out icing and a small amount of flower paste. I kneaded this well, … Read more

Coolest Purse and Wallet Cake

Homemade  Purse and Wallet Cake

This Purse and Wallet Cake was made with satin ice fondant and fondant cut outs. The only template I used was the black CC logo found on line, the rest was free hand. This Purse and Wallet Cake did not turn out as I pictured it but the client was happy and that’s all that … Read more

Coolest Purse Cake

Homemade Purse Cake

I am new at making cakes. I just love doing them. I am currently taking the course 1 Wilton class. I made the purse cake because someone asked if I could, so I did it and had fun doing it. I made some mistakes but in the end it turned out very cute. First I … Read more

Coolest Louis Vuitton Cake

Homemade Louis Vuitton Cake

I asked a friend if she wanted me to make her birthday cake for her 50th and she agreed. I wanted to make something special so because she owned a bag shop I thought of making her a Louis Vuitton Cake. I started by making a simple mud cake and I baked it in a … Read more

Coolest Chanel Handbag Cake

Homemade Chanel Handbag Cake

This Chanel handbag cake is made in an 8in round cake tin, then cut cake in half and placed flat sides on cake board. I carved the bottom of the sides of the cake to give more of a bag affect. I covered the cake with white fondant icing, marked the quilt pattern and the … Read more

Unique Cake Ideas for Purse-Shaped Cakes 8

This unique cake idea came from a very special friend who was having a “makeup” party for her 8 year old. Because she is also a “MaryKay” consultant, I designed a fancy purse complete with cosmetics and even a coin purse…all made with SUGAR, “Fondant”. This medium is easy to work with for sculpting any … Read more

Coolest Sandals Cake

Sandals Cake

This was my first time making a cake. I made this sandals cake for my sister’s 16th birthday party. I used graham cracker crumbs for the sand. I used gummy fishes. I used Twizlers for the sandals thongs. To make the stars and dark blue waves I printed pictures of what I wanted and put … Read more

Cool Homemade High Heel Shoe Cake

Homemade High Heel Shoe Cake

For my daughter’s 15th birthday, my mom got my daughter a high heel shoe chair. So I wanted to make a matching cake. I was hoping to have the cake match the chair exactly. My cake didn’t rise like it should have which altered the dimensions of my high heel shoe cake. So I ended … Read more

Coolest Homemade Bright Pink Flip Flop Birthday Cake

Homemade Flip Flop Birthday Cake

This homemade flip-flop birthday cake was made for my best friend for her 27th birthday. She has so many flip flops that I have lost count. She wears them all year round so I thought this would be perfect for her! I started by baking a 13/9 chocolate cake and filling it with Bavarian cream … Read more

Coolest Flip Flops Cake

Flip Flops Cake

I made this flip flops cake for my sister-in-law’s 30th luau-themed surprise birthday party. I made a cinnamon chocolate cake and white chocolate cream cheese icing. Basically, I baked the cake in a 9″ x 13″ pan. After baking, I turned the cake out onto a board to let it cool, and I froze it. … Read more

Tips on Cake Decorating Shoe-Shaped Cakes 9

This is a cake I made for my daughters 19th birthday. She adores flip-flops and wears them almost year round, even when there is snow on the ground! So I thought it fitting that I make her a cake in the shape of a flip-flop sandal. It was pretty easy, I used a standard 9×13 … Read more

Coolest Make Up Table Cake

Make Up  Table Cake

Looks complicated but it is simple. This make up table cake is a 4 layer jelly roll cake. I built a wood platform with gorilla glue and a plywood board (13x 18 the size of a cake board that I bought at AC MOORE) and glued legs on them. Total cost less then 10 dollars. … Read more

Coolest Glamour Birthday Cake Idea

Homemade Glamour Birthday Cake Idea

My daughter made this Glamour Birthday Cake Idea for a little girl’s “make-up” birthday party. Her favorite colors are pink and purple – surprise – and her party theme is make-up, hair and fashion show (complete with red carpet). I think she did a beautiful job with the cake and I know first hand that … Read more

Cool Homemade Zebra Print Birthday Cake

Homemade Zebra Print Birthday Cake

I had a request from my friend’s husband to make her a birthday cake for her 28th birthday. I had no idea of what to make for a 28 year old. So I did some web surfing and came up with this homemade zebra print birthday cake. I used two 8in. and two 12in. round … Read more

Coolest Homemade Fathers Day Cake Ideas and Photos 3

For Fathers Day, the whole family went on vacation to a lake very far away from our town. I decided to gather all my tools and bake a father’s day cake. I realized that I’d forgotten the nylon paper that goes around the father’s day cake as well as the gum paste boards that go … Read more