Coolest Glamour-Themed Birthday Cakes to Make 2

I made this unique cake for a little girl’s spa birthday party. This cake was made out of fondant over a mask purchased at a craft store. The make-up is molded out of fondant, thanks for looking….

Homemade Tiger Cake

Tiger Cake

My son wanted a tiger cake for his birthday, and I am not very good at frosting cakes, so this is my easy version of a tiger cake. 1. Use an cake recipe you like. I bought a marble cake mike and colored the white part of the cake with some orange food coloring to … Read more

Coolest Pink/Black Zebra Cake

Homemade Pink/Black Zebra Cake

My best friend for over 25 year’s daughter turned 16 and I made her the cake she wanted. This was one of the first fondant cakes I ever did and I loved making it. I used Satin Ice fondant because out of all I tasted this was the best!!! Would never use anything else. Each … Read more

Coolest Dad Cake

Homemade Dad Cake

I made this cake for Fathers day. I made 2 6inch chocolate cakes and frosted them with blue butter cream frosting. I stacked them up, then covered them with blue marshmallow fondant. I made the marshmallow fondant at home with my kitchen aid mixer. I also saved some fondant for the decoration. I dyed some … Read more

Coolest Homemade Zebra Themed Baby Shower Cake

Homemade Baby Shower Cake

I made this baby shower cake or “sprinkle” cake for the daughter of a friend who was having her second baby. The nursery was done in pink/white/brown with touches of hot pink, and brown zebra stripes. That was part of the reason for this design. I got lots of inspiration and information for making this … 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

Cool Homemade Ballerina Jewelry Box Cake

Homemade Ballerina Jewelry Box Cake

I made this Ballerina Jewelry Box Cake for my twin daughters’ seventh birthdays. I used two square cake pans–10X10 and 8X8. I baked both layers a week ahead and froze them. Frozen cake is much easier to assemble, cut/trim and frost. I crumb-frosted both layers with white buttercream and assembled them. To make the two … Read more

Coolest Backpack Cake

Backpack Cake

This backpack cake was made for a co-worker of my dad’s who was going backpacking across Canada. It’s a 1 layer 9×13 yellow cake. I found a picture on the web of Backpack from Dora the Explorer and used it as my inspiration. I cut the cake into a backpack shape, iced it with a … Read more

Coolest Purse and Shoes Cake

Homemade Purse and Shoes Cake

This Purse and Shoes Cake is made with vanilla cake mix and home made butter cream icing, 1/2 butter, 1/2 vegetable shortening. The handle is made with fondant and so are the shoes. The letters are candy, the rose and flowers are fondant. This cake was made for my daughter who turned 8 today.

Coolest Purse Cake

Homemade Zebra Purse Cake

I made this purse cake for a little 13 year old birthday and she loved it. I made it with a 1/4 sheet cake pan and sectioned it off into 3 equal rectangle shape with the bottom a little bigger and the top smaller. I used buttercream filling between each layer and then refrigerated it … Read more

Coolest Chanel Purse Cake

Homemade Chanel Purse Cake

I made this Chanel Purse Cake for a friend’s birthday. She wanted the real thing but got this instead. I used rolled fondant and tinted it pink. I then used a fondant roller to make the quilted pattern. The logo and handle were made of fondant as well.

Coolest Purse Birthday Cake Design

Homemade  Purse Birthday Cake Design

My daughter wanted a “girly” cake with makeup and jewelry. So I thought a purse cake would be perfect! I looked through all of the cakes on THIS website and got several different ideas. I ended up with this Purse Birthday Cake Design with money, jewelry and makeup showing. The cake is 3 layers made … Read more

Unique Cake Ideas for Purse-Shaped Cakes 4

I made this cake for my darling little sister who was turning 24 yrs old and who loves to travel. I used: 1- Reg. Sheet Pan, Wilton Butter Cream icing, and Fondant icing. I iced the cake with buttercream icing (make sure its completely flat on top, fondant will take the shape of any uneven … Read more

Coolest Purse-Shaped Girls Birthday Cake Ideas 8

My mom loves her Coach purse so I decided to decorate a Coach Purse cake for her birthday. Of course the colors are not “typical” Coach Colors but I like to put my spin on things. I started out with a Wilton purse shaped baking pan. First I iced the sides and inside the purse … Read more

Easy Homemade Flip Flop Cake with Twizzlers

Flip Flop Cake

This is a 1/2 choc, 1/2 white cake. It’s the first time I have ever cut a cake into the shape of something but it was so easy. I just drew the shape onto a piece of cardboard, cut it out and placed it onto the cake and cut around it. For the straps I … Read more

Coolest Air Jordan Shoe Cake

Homemade Air Jordan Shoe Cake

This is a homemade Air Jordan shoe cake I made for my son’s birthday since he is in love with Jordan shoes. I really haven’t played with fondant all that much so I decorated this cake with just basic icing and used sugar sheets. I love using those. I hope everyone likes it, it was … Read more

Coolest Homemade Flip Flop Birthday Cake

Homemade Flip Flop Birthday Cake

This Flip Flop Birthday Cake was my second cake that I did. It is a 9×13 sheet cake for the base. I then made another 9×13 sheet cake, used a pair of new clean flip flops and made a stencil out of parchment paper, which I placed on the other cake and cut out the … Read more

Coolest Nike Shoe Cake

Coolest Nike Shoe Cake

I cut the shape of the shoe from a 9X13 pan cake after freezing for a few hours, this makes carving much easier. Frost with a crumb coat of butter cream frosting, then apply different cut out shapes & colors of rolled out fondant. I started applying the fondant from the front to the back … Read more

Tips on Cake Decorating Shoe-Shaped Cakes 5

My friend, Jessie, and I wanted to make a cake for fun over the summer break. We came up with this idea and used food coloring to make the cake foot-colored. We used Airheads and cut them up for toenails. We used Airheads and Twizzler twists for the flip-flops.

Coolest Dressing Table Cake Design

Homemade Dressing Table Cake Design

This homemade dressing table cake design was rather easy to make. I used a shaped, cake pan which made the dressing table easier to “sculpt”. Then I just placed all her toys that were lying around to beautify the top. Saved lots of time as I don’t know how to sculpt marzipan and was able … Read more

Coolest Spa Girl Cake

Homemade Spa Girl Cake

I began this Spa Girl Cake by making 2- 9 inch round cakes. I layered them and iced with buttercream. I used store bought fondant, and colored it with Wilton’s violet paste. Then, I rolled the fondant and applied it to the cake. I made the face out of a Styrofoam egg shape that I … Read more

Coolest Nitro Themed Birthday Cake

Homemade Nitro Themed Birthday Cake

This Nitro Themed Birthday Cake was a birthday cake for a cheerleader at the organization I coach at. I used a pre-made black fondant on the bottom layer, and colored the blue for the stars on the top layer. The white is simple boxed fondant. The bottom has 2 layers of funfetti and the top … Read more

Coolest Zebra Print Gift Wrap Cake

Homemade Zebra Print Gift Wrap Cake

I made this homemade zebra print gift wrap cake for my niece’s 3rd b-day because her mom loves animal print and hot pink and black together. I got this cake idea from this site but I used a round pan instead of square. I made a vanilla cake batter and added crushed Oreos coated in … Read more

Coolest Cookie Fathers Day Cake

Homemade  Cookie Fathers Day Cake

I made this Cookie Fathers Day Cake using my own chocolate chip cookie dough recipe. I used a 12″ round cake pan. I filled it will approximately 14 large scoops of cookie dough. I lined the pan with parchment paper to prevent sticking. The dough was pressed then more chocolate chips were added to the … Read more