Pretty ‘n Pink Cake

Pretty 'n Pink Cake

This cake pales in sweetness compared to the person I made it for. An acquaintance turned friend due to an amazing heart, kindness and understanding. Asked to do a cake for her precious little girl who was turning 2, I was honored to oblige. G picked out a cake and with a few tweaks decided … Read more

Wacky Last Minute Birthday Cake

Wacky Last Minute Birthday Cake

This was a fun but trying cake. My friend’s daughter wanted something different but sassy. This is a simple three layer cake, all done in homemade fondant. The zebra was black piping gel, done by hand. The bows on top went with her party. The inside cake was done to match as well. I made … Read more

Coolest Polka Dots Gift Cake

Coolest Polka Dots Gift Cake

I made this polka dots gift cake for my good friend Nikki for her birthday. I was in creative gear and we were all going out for dinner. Though I’ve really  never heard of the cake flavor before- I made it a Neapolitan cake. It was strawberry, vanilla, and chocolate all swirled together. It tasted amazing! I made … Read more

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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 Polka Dot Cake

Homemade Polka Dot Cake

This Homemade Polka Dot Cake was made for my daughter’s 7 birthday. To my dismay, she wanted simple and sweet, not huge and fancy. I made a yellow cake and filled it with homemade buttercream. My mom taught me to make buttercream as a child and I still use her method: a stick of real … Read more

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Homemade Poodle Polka Dot Birthday Cake

The bottom of the Polka Dot Birthday Cake is 2 8″ rounds, vanilla with vanilla pudding, and the top is a 6″ round. I inserted wooden dowels to stack the cakes on top of each other for support. The cake body is covered in white fondant, then I cut the pink and black strips to … 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

Cool Homemade Polka Dot Birthday Cake

Homemade Polka Dot Birthday Cake

This Polka Dot Birthday Cake was a secondary cake I made in addition to making a teapot cake for my daughter’s second birthday. We had a lot of visitors so we needed lots of cake. I used white buttercream icing and the dots and bow are all fondant. I had a lot of fun decorating … Read more

Cool Homemade Polka Dot Cake

Homemade Polka Dot Cake

This Polka Dot cake is a traditional fondant cake with buttercream icing underneath the fondant. I used a 10 inch cake on the bottom and an 8 inch pan on the top. I wrapped ribbon around the bottom edges of the cake and attached it with icing and added a black bow on the top … Read more

Coolest Dot Birthday Cake

Homemade Dot Birthday Cake

My daughter wanted a fun cake for her 6th birthday. I found the inspiration for this particular Dot Birthday Cake on this website. I stacked 2 10″ round cakes as the base (with frosting inbetween the layers). Then I stacked 2 3″ round cakes as the topper (with frosting in between these layers, as well). … Read more

Coolest Polkadot Cake

Homemade Polkadot Cake

This is an awesome cake. I am so proud of this one. Looks like fondant doesn’t it? It’s not… I frosted the entire cake in plain white buttercream. I work really hard to smooth the butter cream completely.. it’s best to smooth as much as possible and let the frosting crust a bit before smoothing … Read more

Coolest Polka Dot Birthday Cake

Homemade Polka Dot Birthday Cake

I had a friend’s niece call me to ask if I could do a birthday cake for her 8 year old daughter. When I asked what she thought she’d like all she said was a square, possibly tiered or stacked cake, one white one chocolate, decorated in GIRLY GIRL colors! Looked for ideas and came … Read more

Coolest Polka Dot Cake Photos 0

This was a birthday cake for a family member who is a florist so I wanted to include some kind of flower. It was also for a guy so I wanted to make it more “male” colors. I used one of my homemade cake recipes and made two 10″ square cakes and two 8″ square … 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

Coolest Spots And Stripes Birthday Cake

Homemade Spots And Stripes Birthday Cake

This Spots And Stripes Birthday Cake was made for a friend. She found a photo of a single round cake that she liked and this was my attempt to make a cake similar to it. They had quite a few guests so we did a two tier to feed extra people. I didn’t have neon … Read more

Coolest Dots And Flowers Birthday Cake

Homemade Dots And Flowers Birthday Cake

I made this Dots and Flowers Birthday Cake for my granddaughter’s second birthday, and it is the 5th cake I have tried my hand at decorating. I used all Betty Crocker brand cake mixes, homemade high humidity buttercream icing from the Wilton website, and homemade marshmallow fondant from a recipe I found on the internet … Read more

Coolest Purple Dot Tiara Cake

Purple Dot Tiara Cake

I got all my information for making this purple dot tiara cake from this site, Wilton books, and from the internet. I made a practice cake first using the fondant, and ended up using a marshmallow fondant recipe that I found on the internet. I just used boxed cake mixes, and made a buttercream icing. … Read more