Coolest Orchid Cake – Handmade Flowers!

Coolest Orchid Cake--Tropical Delight

My friend wanted a cake for an aunt who loves tropical flowers. Can I do orchids? Oh yes, and those big orange ones—birds of paradise flowers? Sure!! Thank goodness for YouTube! After watching a bunch of videos, picking up one hint here, another there, and the general principles from all over, I bought three sets … Read more

Stunning Homemade Mexican Embroidery Cake Design

Mexican embroidery delight

This is my celebration of Mexico’s independence day from far away. As a Mexican living abroad I find very important to share my culture’s beautiful traditions through what I do best, cake decorating. If you want a colorful and joyful culture, Mexico is an amazing inspiration. This cake was made with lots of love but … Read more

Springy Hydrangea Cupcake Bouquet

Springy Hydrangea Cupcake Bouquet

I love when I have an excuse to make a hydrangea cupcake bouquet! The reaction people have when handed a basket of sugary smelling flowers, is always an awesome one. Making the Hydrangea Cupcake Bouquet To start with, I was given the box to use by my customer. I actually prefer rounded shapes, but I … Read more

Beautiful Rose Cake

Beautiful Rose Cake

This cake was inspired by a video that was sent to me via Facebook by a friend. I used two 8″ layers. The layers were stacked, trimmed and shaped to look like a ball. The ball was then iced with buttercream icing set aside. Next I used red fondant rolled out thin and cut into … Read more

Beautiful Bouquet Cupcake Cake

Beautiful Bouquet Cupcake Birthday Cake

I made this for my mothers birthday. It was quick and easy and I think it turned out beautifully. It’s a fairly easy process if you have the right tips, I used 1d for the cupcakes and a flat one for the stems, and whatever I could find for the words and bow.

80th Birthday Sunflower Cake

80th Birthday Sunflower Cake

I made this sunflower cake for my grandmother’s 80th birthday. Her favorite flower is a sunflower. Being that it was a big birthday for her I wanted to make a cake that was out of the ordinary, and not a typical number 80 cake or a cake decorated in sunflowers. So, after hours of sketches and ideas … Read more

Cutest Fall Scarecrow Cake

Cutest Fall Scarecrow Cake

My little granddaughters were having a Fall Festival at their school. I saw something like this scarecrow cake years ago in a magazine and decided to help out by making and donating it for the Fall Festival Cake Walk at their school! Scarecrow Cake Instructions First, I made a cake in a ridged bundt pan. When cool, … Read more

Father Son Birthday Cactus Cake

Father Son Birthday Cactus Cake

I made this cactus cake  for my good friend who commissioned me to make a birthday cake for her husband and son’s combined birthday party. Cake baking is relatively new to me. I just started this year and I have fallen head over heels in love with baking and frankly, I might be a little obsessed. … Read more

Easy Vegetable Garden Cake

Easy Vegetable Garden Cake

My 8 year old daughter loves to plant things in our teeny, tiny backyard, so I decided on a vegetable garden cake for her birthday.  Since I only had a week to plan two parties (my son’s too), I needed the easiest cake possible.  The cake ended up serving over 30 people (generous pieces). How I … Read more

90th Birthday Cake for Mom

90th Birthday Cake for Mom

I made this 90th birthday cake for my mom.  I have so much fun making cakes… and towards the end, I get SO nervous! Will it go together like I think? Will it be good enough? Will it be liked? This cake has a 12″ round bottom tier (2 cakes sliced to 4 layers). The … Read more

Quick and Bright Flower Cake

Quick and Bright Flower Cake

I made this quick and easy bright flower cake for my daughter’s 35th birthday. This is a 10 inch round white cake. I covered it with homemade buttercream frosting. I piped the upper and lower borders with the same color frosting. I made the flower petals out of fondant and added them to the top and … Read more

Easy Cupcake Bouquet of Roses Cake

Easy Cupcake Bouquet of Roses Cake

The first time I made this cupcake bouquet of roses cake, it was for my daughter to share with her 2nd grade class for her 8th birthday. They were a hit, but we needed to make two in order to have enough for the class. Transport was tricky.  I had to make 2 trips to … Read more

Cool Magical Woodland Cake

Cool Magical Woodland Cake

I made this magical woodland cake at the request of a friend. She wanted a cake with a WOW factor for a School Fete Raffle. My friend said it was up to me what I made, so I thought about it and came with an idea I thought would be perfect for a school. This … Read more

Coolest Tulips in a Flower Pot Cake

Coolest Tulips in a Flower Pot Cake

I made this flower pot cake for fun and just to see if I could. I thought how cute it would be to make for a spring birthday party – just add candles to some of the tulips. The cake is not as hard to make as it looks – the trick is to stack, … Read more

Pretty Butterfly Cake for Twin Girls

Pretty Butterfly Cake for Twin Girls

My twin girls wanted a butterfly themed cake. I found a couple years ago, cake decorating is a lot of fun so I have been making their cakes. My imagination was all over the place however it stopped with a two layer cake covered in green & white marble fondant. I rolled a small amount … Read more

Homemade Birch Bark Wedding Cake

Homemade Birch Bark Wedding Cake

This birch bark wedding cake is one of my most favorite to date. I run a homebased cake business, so when I had a bride requeset this style cake I was a little nervous of pulling it off. But I was quick to find out that it would be an enjoyable task to create this … Read more

Cool Books and Stump Cake for a Lumberjill

Cool Books and Stump Cake for a Lumberjill

This was a fun cake to make. I was a made for a teacher who was getting married. She asked for two cakes one that represented her and what she liked and one for her future husband. They were for their rehersal dinner. She is a Lumberjill and loves the forest, science and teaching. I … Read more

Cool Birthday Cake

Cool Birthday Cake

I made this cake for my sister. It was the first real fondant cake I had made. I tried to include all her favorite things. She loves frogs, so I have him holding her birthday sign. Another of her favorites are Johnny Jumpups. They were a bit tricky to make. The purple spikes took some … Read more

Older Than Dirt Cake

Older Than Dirt Cake

My husband is 18 years my senior and I constantly joke with him that he is “older than dirt” and he always responds with “dirt is probably younger.” It’s our own little private joke so I decided to make him a cake that only we would understand. My 3 children ages 13, 10 and 6 … Read more

Coolest Cactus Flower Cake with Spaghetti Quills!

Cactus Flower Cake

This cactus flower cake was for a housewarming the church gave for my daughter. It fit right in with the southwest country theme of the party. Everyone thought it was a real cactus and no one wanted to cut it. LOL! The cake was made in dark chocolate and covered with lots of buttercream applied … Read more

Spring Theme Cake

Spring Theme Cake

I started by making cake balls, by using a cake pop pan.  I used a box of white cake mix and I added a package of vanilla pudding mix to the batter and I also used milk instead of water, and I used whole eggs instead of egg whites because I knew I’d be tinting … Read more

Beautiful Floral Cake for 2-Year-Old Birthday

Beautiful Floral Cake for 2-Year-Old Birthday

I am so grateful for this website!  I have found some really great inspiration here for my children’s birthday cakes, so I am submitting my cake photos to “give back” and hopefully help inspire someone else. I made this cake for my daughter’s second birthday.  She loves flowers and colors.  This was the first birthday … Read more

Coolest Flower Cupcakes

Coolest Flower Cupcakes

I made these flower cupcakes for my mother’s 84 birthday, she loves flowers but, always says don’t bring me flowers because they die. So I made some so she could eat them and enjoy them afterwards. I made plain cupcakes, frosted them around and added Kit Kat’s and ribbon to hold in place colored coconut … Read more

Coolest Homemade Anemone Flower Birthday Cake

Coolest Flower Birthday Cake

I made this flower birthday cake for my mum’s 90th birthday as she loved anemones. They are good fun to make and come in such a wide range of beautiful colors. I started with a basic 10 inch Victoria sponge and covered it with white fondant icing! The anemones are also made with fondant icing … Read more