Coolest Chili Red Hot Pepper Cake

Coolest Chili Red Hot Pepper Cake

This Chili Red Hot Pepper cake was fun to do. I used a  12 x 18 sheet cake pan, made 2 of them stacked and iced it. The cake was strawberry Margarita cake. I froze the cakes, after leaving in freezer for a night, took it and carved it out in the shape of a chili … Read more

Cool Homemade Sombrero Cake

Sombrero Cake

I made this Sombrero cake for a friend’s 29th birthday party. I was asked to make a cake to suit a Mexican themed surprise party that would feed 60 people. Well, that was a challenge, since I’ve never made a custom cake before. Here’s how I did it. I baked 2 giant chocolate chip cookies … Read more

Coolest Fiesta Sombrero Cake

Homemade Fiesta Sombrero Cake

I made this Fiesta Sombrero Cake for my son’s 7th birthday after he requested a fiesta, because he was taking Spanish language classes at school. The bottom is a giant chocolate chip cookie. The dome part is a cake baked in a glass bowl. The wide red stripes are rolled fruit. I intended to buy … Read more

Coolest Sombrero Cake

Homemade Sombrero Cake

This Sombrero Cake was made for a friend who was serving it at a Mexican dinner for family on Memorial Day weekend. She requested a sombrero hat. I struggled with how to make it and ended up making a 14″ round cake for the bottom level. The other part was made from the Wilton Wonder … Read more

Cool Homemade Sombrero Birthday Cake

Homemade Sombrero Cake

I made this Mexican sombrero cake for my mother’s 70th birthday. She loves mariachis so we decided to have a Fiesta theme party for her. This is the first time I make a cake like this. I used a 12 in cake pan for the bottom and a big cupcake top for the sombrero top. … Read more

Coolest Fiesta Cake

Homemade Fiesta Cake

I made this Fiesta Cake for my best friend’s 60th birthday. Her daughter and I gave her a surprise party at a local Mexican restaurant so I decided to go with a Fiesta theme. I didn’t have much time to work on a tiered cake so I decided to go with a small cake with … Read more

Coolest Fiesta Sombrero Birthday Cake

Homemade Fiesta Sombrero Birthday Cake

This Fiesta Sombrero Birthday Cake was for my son’s birthday party. I don’t know where he got the idea- he was only 6- but for some reason he had heard the word “fiesta” and decided that would be great! The base is a chocolate cake mix for the using a standard sheet cake pan. A … Read more

Coolest Sombrero Birthday Cake

Homemade Sombrero Birthday Cake

I used a 12 inch round Wilton cake pan for the base and a small stainless steel mixing bowl for the top of the Sombrero Birthday Cake. After baking and removing from pans, I inverted the cake baked in the mixing bowl on top of the large round cake (using a layer of icing to … Read more

Coolest Homemade Fiesta Theme Cake Ideas 0

I frosted the entire cake with a light tan color (for skin color). I darkened the tan a couple of shades and used that for the sombrero. I drew on the mouth and iced it in with white. I outlined everything with store bought chocolate icing and drew on the mustache, ears, and nose and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Fiesta Theme Cake Ideas 1

I made two chocolate cake mixes according to directions and added cinnamon (as Mexican sweets sometimes have cinnamon). I used the Wilton large round cake pan for the base and a medium Pyrex mixing bowl for the top. Once the cakes cooled I placed the dome shaped cake on top. I used a small paring … Read more

Coolest Homemade Fiesta Theme Cake Ideas 2

Once I put them together I covered both with tip 16 stars in a sombrero design. I made the cactus with a large shell tip and added tip 2 pull out needles. Instead of making the chili peppers from fondant, I found those which were actually candles and tied them together with “vine and leaves” … Read more