Coolest Flip Flop Cake

Homemade Flip Flop Cake

I was asked to make a pair of flip flops out of cake for a little girl’s birthday (7th I think), her party theme was beach/luau. She brought a picture of a cake she found online and wanted the colors changed and I added sand and the cupcakes with little flip flops just for fun. … Read more

Tips on Cake Decorating Shoe-Shaped Cakes 11

For this flip-flop cake I used two 9X13 cakes, one white cake and one chocolate. I used a pair of my flip-flops as a template and cut the cakes. I iced them in white and airbrushed the purple. I could have just iced them with purple butter cream. I used fruit rollups for the straps … Read more

Coolest Make Up Cake

Make Up Cake

I made this Make Up cake for my Mary Kay grand opening I had. I wanted a cake that had make up on it. I got some ideas from a cake on this website and decided to make some of my own. I baked a 10 inch round cake and iced it with purple buttercream … Read more

Coolest Make-Up Birthday Cake

Homemade Make-Up Birthday Cake

My 6 year is all about make-up and anything purple and girly. So for her 6th birthday, January 2012 she told me she wanted a make-up cake. I had no idea what to do and saw a lot of other cute cakes with a make up bag, but she JUST wanted make up on her … Read more

Coolest Zebra Print Birthday Cake

Homemade  Zebra Print Birthday Cake

This Zebra Print Birthday Cake was for a teen’s surprise party. It is a strawberry cake mix with Big Red added as part of the liquid. It has a homemade cream cheese filling. The fondant is homemade marshmallow fondant. To get the black parts dark enough we made chocolate fondant and then dyed it with … Read more

Coolest Dots And Stripes Birthday Cake

Homemade Dots And Stripes Birthday Cake

This Dots And Stripes Birthday Cake was for a little girl’s 7th Birthday party. She wanted something girlie, but not too little girlish. I used two six inch cake pans for the top layer and two ten inch cake pans for the bottom layer. I covered both layers in white fondant and then cut out … 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 Corset Birthday Cake Idea

Homemade Corset Birthday Cake Idea

I made this Corset Birthday Cake Idea for a friend’s son’s 21st birthday. I had a Wilton Ball Cake, which I cooked as the boobies. The trimmings I made the bottom bit underneath. Buttercream was spread all over it. I then covered it all by flesh coloured fondant, followed by the red fondant. Trimmed it … Read more

Cool Homemade Jewelry Box Cake

Homemade Jewerly Box Cake

My daughter wanted a jewelry box cake for her 4th birthday. I got some ideas for designing jewelry with sweets from various sources such as this web site, and improvised with the ones that are available in South Africa. Most of the web recipe advice suggested Graham crackers – we don’t get them in our … Read more

Coolest Kilt Cake

Homemade Kilt Cake

I made this Coolest Kilt Cake for my sister and her husband who are moving to Scotland. I began by making five thin 1/2 sheet cakes (using 1 box of cake mix per pan). I froze each one so that when assembling the cake they would be easier to handle and carve into the desired … Read more

Coolest Purse Cake

Purse Cake

This purse cake was for my little sister’s 13th birthday. I know it isn’t as good as some of the other cakes on the site but I decided to take my chances since it’s my first fondant cake & the fondant itself wasn’t good & kept cracking. I took the idea from a cake decoration … Read more

Coolest Purse Cake

Purse Cake

I made this purse cake for my daughter’s 2nd birthday. I originally had a ladybug made but messed it up. So I decided a purse would probably be easier. I cut a round cake in half, stacked them side by side and filled it with buttercream to hold together. Then I made marshmallow fondant to … Read more

Cool Homemade Pink Fondant Handbag Birthday Cake

Homemade Handbag Birthday Cake

Super cute handbag birthday cake was made for my co-workers niece for her birthday. It’s pink fondant covering a chocolate cake with white icing. I used a scoring tool to add accents of stitching around all seams and flowers. I love the fondant because it gives a nice leather look to it.

Coolest Purse Birthday Cake Design

Homemade Purse Birthday Cake Design

This Purse Birthday Cake Design was for my niece. I did an 11×15 sheet cake and cut it into 3 pieces, laid them with white chocolate mouse and fruit, and then iced with vanilla icing. Then I did the fondant. Black does not work well for marshmallow fondant. My tip is to buy the Wilton … Read more

Coolest Handbag Cake

Homemade Handbag Cake

I made this handbag cake for my daughter who is 28. I baked an 8” square cake and filled it with butter cream and jam and then cut the one side of the cake flat, stood the cake on its side and shaped the top of the cake. Then I covered it in butter cream … Read more

Unique Cake Ideas for Purse-Shaped Cakes 11

I did this unique cake for my daughters family party. For the purse I baked a cake in a loaf pan, stacked it and shaped it to look like a purse. The handle was fondant. The make-up was chocolate. The shoe was made the same way. These unique cake ideas came from her party decorations … Read more

Shoes Cake

Ballet Slippers

My niece was in her first ever ballet recital and I wanted to make ballet shoes cakes. I got this idea from a book I was flipping through as I couldn’t find much online for ballet slippers. I used a Martha Stewart pound cake recipe I found online. I figured pound cakes would give me … Read more

Cool Homemade Converse Sneaker Cake

Homemade Converse Sneaker Cake

I made this Converse Sneaker Cake for someone at work’s niece. She wanted a pair of these for her birthday and they had a hard time finding them, so she thinks she is not getting the real sneakers. I baked a 9×13 cake, traced a picture of the bottom of the shoe and added 2 … Read more

Cute Homemade Flip Flop Birthday Cake

Homemade Flip Flop Birthday Cake

As my daughter, Jolie has a summer birthday, most of her parties are summer themed. For her 6th birthday, she insisted that I make her birthday cake. This was my first attempt at making a cool birthday cake. We were doing a flip-flop themed party at a local arts & crafts store, so she wanted … Read more

Coolest Pillow with Shoe Cake

Homemade Pillow with Shoe Cake

I made this Pillow with Shoe Cake for a party girl turning 21 and she loved her one pair of high heel shoes so I made a shoe to replicate it sitting on a pink Zebra print pillow. For the pillow I used the Wilton pillow pan, French vanilla cake with chocolate ganache and caramel … Read more

Birthday Cake Decorating Ideas for a Shoe Cake 0

I made this cake for my friends daughter’s “Aloha” (backyard water fun) birthday. I got my birthday cake decorating ideas from this site. I made them from two 9×13 sheet cakes and froze them so shaping them would be easier. They were shaped into a left and right foot (I originally shaped them the same … Read more

Cool Homemade Spa Birthday Cake

Homemade Spa Birthday Cake

I made this Spa Birthday Cake for my daughter’s Spa birthday party and it was a hit. It was actually pretty easy. I used fondant to make the spa girl and the face cream is made of butter cream colored avocado green. To cut the face I just traced around a bowl to get a … Read more

Coolest Fashion Cake Idea

Homemade Ice Cream Fashion Cake Idea

My daughter was having a Mall scavenger hunt for her 12th birthday and when I asked her what kind of cake she wanted she said “surprise me”. So, I came up with a Fashion Cake Idea. I always make ice cream cakes for my kids because they prefer them to regular cake or cupcakes. The … Read more

Coolest Zebra Print Cake


My daughter wanted something different and eye catching for her 18th birthday cake. She came up with the theme of pink and white for her other table decorations and loves zebra print so this cake seemed like the natural choice. I had never tried anything quite so adventurous as this so this really was a … Read more