Cool Converse Sneaker Cake

Converse Sneaker Cake

I absolutely loved making this converse sneaker cake! My son Tim was turning 14 so I wanted to make a cake that was cool and fun. This one really had to be perfect as his 13th birthday was a disaster. I fell seriously ill on the day of his 13th and was admitted to hospital. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Sneaker Cake

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It was my friend’s birthday and I decided I would like to make her a cake. She has lots of interests but the thing she is absolutely mad about is running, so what better than to make her a cake of her running shoe. Unfortunately for me she must have the most complicated shoes ever! … Read more

Sweet Sixteen Pink Converse Shoe Cake

Sweet Sixteen Pink Converse Shoe Cake

My name is Stephanie and I made this pink Converse shoe cake for a client whose daughter’s sweet sixteen party was fast approaching. We discussed back and forth between making a more traditional cake or a custom design cake, and the daughter finally won. We decided to go with creating a custom design based on … Read more

50 is Fabulous Cupcake Stiletto Cake!

50 is Fabulous Cupcake Stiletto Cake!

I’m pretty proud of this stiletto cake. It was my first attempt at a cake of this magnitude.   The stiletto heels were made out of fondant and cupcakes. A challenge? Absolutely and I don’t want to toot my own horn, but it’s not too shabby for a non professional.  I had no idea what … Read more

Stylish Diva Shoe Cupcakes

Stylish Diva Shoe Cupcakes

Talk about sassy…these little diva shoe cupcakes were something I had been wanting to try for ages!! One of my daughter’s coworkers was in need of some cute cupcakes fast. Luckily for me she had no plan and gave me free rein on the design. I had seen some of these a while back and … Read more

Birthday Cake for a Ballet Dancer

Birthday Cake for a Ballet Dancer

I was asked to make a cake for my friends granddaughter’s sixth birthday. She told me she did ballet so I decided to make a ballet shoe cake. I made my usual Madeira cake and sandwiched and covered it with butter cream, then covered it with white icing. I covered the cake board with pink … Read more

Running Shoe Cake

Running Shoe Cake

My son is a Comrades marathon runner here in South Africa, Kwazulu Natal.  For his 32nd birthday I baked this cake for him.  It was a chocolate cake decorated as a shoebox with fondant sheets and round circles. This was the easy part.  The shoe gave me grey hair!  I eventually took my own running … Read more

Coolest Jordan Shoe Birthday Cake

Coolest Jordan Shoe Birthday Cake

I made this Jordan shoe birthday cake for a boy who is obsessed with Jordan shoes, and this was his fave. It was all white cake with BC frosting and fondant.  I was pretty nervous just starting on this cake, not knowing much about the shoe and not having views of all sides. He was very … Read more

Coolest Retro 11 Jordan Sneaker and Shoe Box Cake

Coolest Retro 11 Jordan Sneaker and Shoe Box Cake

This awesome Jordan Sneaker and shoe box cake was made for a friend’s son’s birthday.  His favorite item as with any teenage boy is his sneakers.  What a perfect idea for a cake.  The cake was chocolate and chocolate fudge filling and carved into a sneaker, using a template I made from the actual sneaker. … Read more

Coolest Jordan Shoe and Shoebox Cake

This Jordan shoe and Shoebox cake was both challenging and fun to make. While it took quite a few hours from start to finish the results were great. This was actually two cakes. The sneaker was a cake as well as the shoe box. Cake Sizes To start, I baked a half sheet (12 x 18) … Read more

Coolest Slipper Wedding Cake

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Hello, my name is Glenda Barton. I live in southwest Arkansas where the summers (and sometimes fall) can be blazing hot and full of humidity…which does not mix well with cake decorating I might add!! I have been decorating cakes as a hobby for family and friends for about 35 years. I have some crazy things … Read more

Coolest High Heel Cupcakes

We have a group of 6 moms that enjoy getting together. We try to do a little something for each other on our birthdays. For my friend Jill, I decided to make the cutest high heel cupcakes. I first found the cupcake liners to determine the color of the “shoes”. Baked the cupcakes and then … Read more

Awesome Nike Shoe Cake

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Everything on this board is CAKE! Chocolate mud and ganach to be exact. Everything is edible. Five hours of love went into this Nike shoe cake and another two for the box. I created this cake for a friend that wanted to give his mate the coolest birthday cake ever! I personalized the label on the box … Read more

Coolest Homemade Shoes Birthday Cake

Coolest Homemade Shoes Birthday Cake

I made a a sponge cake with chocolate Kahlua frosting (for my niece). I had to make the shoes the day before and decorated it with gold sprinkles. The bench is white fondant then layered of gold ‘fabrics’ and topped with another layer of cake. The pearl necklace and rose is edible.

Energetic Birthday Cake for a Shoes Fanatic!

Energetic Birthday Cake for a Shoes Fanatic!

I made the cake with an old recipe of basic white cake, add a lemon syrup made with lemon concentrate and sugar mixture, then made a dulce de leche filing for a change. I want that pop from the lemon and the sweetness from the dulce de lecche. I made the shoe out of gum … Read more

Coolest Flipflop Cake

Coolest Flipflop Cake

We had a pool party / end of the school year party this year and the invites and cake were flip flops. Like always I make everything from scratch and the cake was a midnight cake.  The frosting was butter cream.  I used a star frosting tip to give it some interest. I hope this inspires … Read more

Coolest High Heel Birthday Cake

Coolest High Heel Birthday Cake

I had previously made my daughter a purse for a cake and this year she said that she wanted a high heel shoe as a cake.  My 6 year old daughter loves shoes!  All kinds of shoes but especially high heels.  So I set out to figure out how to make it because every mother … Read more

High Heel Cupcakes for a Shoe Lover’s Birthday

High Heel Cupcakes for a Shoe Lover's Birthday

I made the shoes for a woman who’s best friend loves high heels and stiletto shoes. She asked me to surprise her best friend with shoes cupcakes so I made these. I made a 6 pair box of cupcakes. They were a little difficult at first because of the graham cracker softening when I dip … Read more

Coolest Homemade Flip Flops Cake for a Pool Party

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Hi, My name is Cindy. I love baking cakes for family, friends and even the occasional stranger that hears about me. I had a call from the secretary of my son’s school and she said her daughter was turning 9 and having a swimming pool party. And she wanted me to come up with something girly. … Read more

Coolest Running Shoe Cake for 40 and Fabulous Marathoner

Coolest Running Shoe Cake for 40 and Fabulous Marathoner

My good friend Julie was turning 40 and she asked that we all not make a fuss over her birthday. Well, we all know what a milestone 40 is, so, we of course ignored her request. A small dinner party of her closest girlfriends, we took her to an awesome Mexican restaurant.Julie is one of … Read more

Coolest Sneaker Birthday Cake

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This cake was created for my best friend and husband for his birthday. He is a hard core sneaker fanatic. He really wanted a new pair of sneaker that were being released called Breds 11.  These sneakers were going to be sold out everywhere, that’s how popular they were so I wanted to make his … Read more

Coolest Running Shoe Cake

My wife loves to run and got a new pair of shoes for an upcoming half marathon. I wanted to make her a cake for her birthday of the shoes, but she was always wearing them at work when I had time to work on the cake, so I found some images online. It was … Read more

Coolest Nike Tennis Shoe Cake

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I made this Nike tennis shoe cake for a friend of mine. I was asked to make a shoe cake of the Lebron James blue Diamond tennis shoe, also called the wind chill. This was the first time I tried my cake decorating skills with cake carving. I watched videos of how to make tennis shoe cakes and … Read more

Coolest Flip Flop Birthday Cake

Coolest Flip Flop Birthday Cake

The summer of 2011 we were upstate at my friend’s house. We we having a birthday party for my son who was turning 11.  We talked to another friend whose little girl was turning 6 and decided to do a double party for the kids. The little girl’s birthday is July 29 and my son’s … Read more