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

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

Coolest Cactus Cake

Homemade Cactus Cake

I made this Cactus Cake for a May meeting that fell the day after Cinco de Mayo. It is 2-15 inch round cakes. The filling is coconut cream. The frosting is yellow butter cream. The Cactus and pepper vines are green butter cream. The four sleeping Mexicans are white butter cream with black butter cream … Read more

Cool Homemade Cactus Cake

Homemade Flowering Cactus Cake

We are snowbirds that spend the winter in the desert, and love the cacti. I made this Homemade Flowering Cactus Cake for a couple from Germany. It is a round yellow cake, with green buttercream filling. I piped the flowers and needles with royal frosting as well as the plant itself. The dirt is graham … Read more

Coolest Homemade Cactus Cakes

Coolest Birthday Cakes and Cake Decorating Tips

This cake was easy to make. The larger cactus is three cupcakes stacked on each other and each of the small cacti are cupcakes as well. The small cactus is green and dark green. I put green food coloring inside the decorating back to make it different colors when it came out. The flowers aren’t … Read more

Coolest Cactus Cake Decorating Tips 1

This is inspired from Colettes cake decorating tips . This is a sports ball pan from Wilton and covered in star tip in a dusty green royal icing. I used chocolate graham crackers crumbled up for the “dirt” and a gum paste fantasy flower. My cactus flower did not dry in enough time.Of course everything … Read more