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

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

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

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

Flower Power Birthday Cake

Flower Power Birthday Cake

This cake is a 10 inch basic Victoria sponge covered with white fondant icing. The daisies and leaves are also made from fondant icing with edible colourants and are cut out with a small daisy plunger cutter and left to dry until easier to handle without breaking as they are very delicate. The centers are … Read more

Flower Cake for Mother’s Day

Flower Cake for Mother's Day

I made this cake for Mother’s Day last year and was chuffed with the end result. The cake is a basic Victoria sponge covered with white fondant icing, the poppies and leaves are also fondant icing colored with edible food coloring and molded by hand to form the poppy shapes. The word mum was made … Read more

Coolest Edible Flower Pot Cake

Coolest Edible Flower Pot Cake

This flower pot cake was made for a dear friend I met in fourth grade.  She wanted something different for her mom.  To me different means, realistic, edible art.  I do have to say, the birthday girl and the attendants did not want to eat the cake after all.  In the end, curiosity got the … Read more

Spring Roses Cake for an 80th Birthday Party

This cake is a 2 layer 6″ round and a 2 layer 10″ round, lemon flavored cake with marshmallow butter cream filling. Before baking cake, make the roses.  These are time consuming so allow yourself a day or two to make these. Combine fondant with gum paste, just enough to make it workable so it doesn’t harden too … Read more

Basket of Strawberries Birthday Cake

Basket of Strawberries Birthday Cake

This is a basket of strawberries birthday cake I made for my mom’s 80th birthday.  I wanted to make something she would remember and enjoy.  Since she loves strawberries I thought this would be a great idea. The cake is 3 layers, white and chocolate checker board pattern. I baked the layers of white and … Read more

Coolest Butterfly Baby Shower Basket Weave Cake

Coolest Butterfly Baby Shower Basket Weave Cake

With this butterfly baby shower basket weave cake I started out make the flowers using a regular butter cream icing. I spent two days on the the flowers, the first day I mostly just practiced and and nearly gave up. Then on the second day I tried again and managed to figured out how to … Read more

Coolest Homemade 90th Birthday Cake

90th Birthday cake

This is my second fondant cake (my first time was for my son’s birthday the previous month…it was a stressful 2 months!). It was designed for my grandmother’s 90th birthday party. Lots of relatives were flying in from out of town to wish her well, and it was going to be a big bash. I … Read more

Coolest Rose Birthday Cake

Coolest Rose Birthday Cake

It’s my moms birthday in a few days. I know she loves roses so this was going to be the theme of her cake. I decided to make just a small cake this time it’s just 5″ round. First I made the roses in brown icing, 1/2 flower paste 1/2 roll out icing. I colored … Read more

Coolest Flower Basket Birthday Cake

Flower Basket Birthday Cake

This flower basket birthday cake is one of my favorite cakes to date. We made this cake for a friend’s birthday, very cute and girly!. It is a three layer, nine inch round yellow cake. The inside is filled with strawberries and whipped cream. It is decorated with a pale blue basket weave technique. The basket … Read more

Coolest Rose Cake

Coolest Rose Cake

This is simply an elegant rose cake as everyone says. Having a go at making rose fondants was absolutely a great experience.  Matched with diamantes and ribbon that matched the color of the roses made the cake elegant. After reading lots of articles on the internet, I found the best way to turn a red … Read more

Coolest Spring Flower Cake

Coolest Spring Flower Cake

This was a cake I did for a college graduation. I was very worried about this particular one because the lady I made it for was a friend of a friend that had gotten my name from her grandmother but that I did not know personally. She had a lot of “wishes” for this cake … Read more