Awesome Sweet 16 Birthday Flower Basket Cake

Awesome Sweet 16 Birthday Flower Basket Cake

This basket cake was for my daughter who turned 16. I saw this cake on the internet and I knew I could do it, but with a little bit of my touch. The adventure started when putting the cake together. I started stacking my cakes and well one of them crumbled. Did I mention this … Read more

Coolest Tulips First Birthday Cake

Coolest Tulips First Birthday Cake

I made this tulip cake for my niece’s first birthday which was a tulip themed. Her parents planted the tulips for her so they would be come up for her first birthday. They asked me to make a tulip cake to celebrate and I usually get a bunch of ideas form the internet and put … Read more

Coolest Hydrangea Cake

Coolest Hydrangea Cake

This Hydrangea cake is a lemon poppy seed cake coated with lemon butter cream frosting. I used Wilton 2D tip to pipe the Hydrangea flowers. First piped the blue ones, and then added red color to the leftover blue frosting to create the violets. I felt that adding a third color might give a spike so … Read more

Coolest Luau Birthday Cake

Coolest Luau Birthday Cake

Could my oldest daughter possibly be 20?!? Man, time flies! I am O.L.D. We decided on a Hawaiian / Luau themed party for family and friends, and while there are plenty of cheesy finds for a luau party, we were trying to escape the cheap look that plastic lei’s and paper flowers can bring to … Read more

Coolest Birthday Pot Plant Cake

I baked this  birthday pot plant cake the same day I started to make the fondant flowers, leaves, little spade, bag of seeds and seeds. I baked a simple vanilla flavor round shaped cake. The size of the cake is 20 cm by 20 cm in size. I baked this cake for my mom’s birthday. She loves gardening, … Read more

Daffodils Donation Cake for Relay of Life

Daffodils Donation Cake for Relay of Life

 As part of my New Years resolutions for 2013 I committed myself to participating in more community activities and events – particularly those events that raise funds for charities. And so, I enthusiastically signed myself up to walk for 24-hours in the Relay for Life event in Rockingham/Kwinana.  In addition to helping my team raise over $1500 … Read more

Coolest Rose Cake with How-To Instructions

Coolest Rose Cake with How-To Instructions

I needed to make a cake to serve 18 people last September. It was very warm (as usual in Hawaii) and I needed to make a frosting that would hold up to the weather. I found this frosting on the internet and it is my “go to” frosting. The frosting gets soft but does not … Read more

Coolest Cupcake Bouquet

Coolest Cupcake Bouquet

This cupcake bouquet cake is also one of my favorites and fun to make. You can’t see the inside of the cupcakes but they were neon colors which the children loved. When I made the cupcakes at first I had a malfunction because the frosting that I made wouldn’t peak right and then I took … Read more

Homemade Spring Flowers Cake That Raised $600!

Homemade Spring Flowers Cake That Raised $600!

I made this spring flower cake to donate to an Auction. An apartment building burnt down in the Artic and they were raising money for the people who lost their homes. Spring is still cold here and much was needed to help. When asked to bake a cake to donate I was thrilled to be able … Read more

Cool Homemade Spring Flower Cake

Coolest Spring Flower Cake

This cake was made for someone who loved flowers and spring.  The flowers are made from gumpaste using a cookie cutter.  The bees are also gumpaste.  I shaped the bees and before the gumpaste dried, I put a wire through it.  After they dried, I painted them to look like a bee.  It was a fun cake to make.  I … Read more

Lovely Flower Cake

Lovely Flower Cake

I have always wanted to be able to create sugar paste flowers, so I purchased a book simplifying sugar flowers. I personally found it a little difficult to follow but managed in the end. I made the roses the way the book described but since found that it is easier to make them with a … Read more

Coolest Flowerpot Birthday Cake

Coolest Flowerpot Birthday Cake

I used a large cupcake tin to make the flowerpot birthday cake. I sliced it in several places and sandwiched with jam and butter cream. I colored some fondant with chestnut color to make the icing for the pot. I covered the base with it then used the leftovers to make a thick band around the top to make it … Read more

Coolest Birthday Bouquet of Flowers

The vase is a 6″ white almond sour cream cake. I cut a half moon in the top and squared off the bottom.  I used a #12 tip to make the lip of the vase and a #3 for the dots. I had a total of 18 cupcakes in all.  Using the 1M tip I made … Read more

Coolest Flower Garden Cake

Coolest Flower Garden Cake

I made this flower garden cake using the Wilton Flower cake pan. I followed the baking instructions that come with the pan, but its usually 350 for 30-40 minutes. I almost always bake it for 30 mins. To make sure if does not crack, I leave it in the pan for 30 minutes before removing … Read more

Cool Basket of Daisies and Apples Cake

Cool Basket of Daisies and Apples Cake

This cool Basket of Daisies and Apples cake took a lot of work, but I love how it turned out. First I colored half a batch of fondant light brown, and made 4 ‘ropes’ with it. Then made 4 white ropes and twisted them together. Then I rolled them with a rolling pin until they were … Read more

Cool Flowerpot Cake

Coolest Flowerpot Cake

My daughter asked me to make her neighbor a birthday cake, he loves gardening so we decided to make him a flower pot cake. I baked 2x 7″ round sandwich cakes and 1x 4 1/2″ sandwich cake. When cooled I started with the 7″ cakes and the top cake was the 4 1/2″ cake. I filled them with butter … Read more

Super-Easy Candy Flower Cupcakes

Super-Easy Candy Flower Cupcakes

Super easy flower cupcakes using Starburst and Jelly Belly candy for decorations. My daughter was turning 9 and wanted to participate in the making of her cupcakes.  She chose funfetti cake mix (a favorite) but wanted homemade frosting. As we walked down the aisle we picked up the cake mix, a box of domino confectioner … Read more

Cool Homemade Flower Cake Using the Wilton Cake Pan

Cool Homemade Flower Cake Using the Wilton Cake Pan

I made this flower cake for my neighbor’s 4th birthday party. I used the Wilton flower shaped pan and followed the baking instructions that came with the pan. I used a white cake mix and made my own butter cream icing.  I set some of the icing aside to tint different colors. I first tinted a small … Read more

Mom’s Flower Birthday Cake

Mom's Flower Birthday Cake

I made this flower birthday cake for my mother’s birthday. She wanted a cake with flowers on it. All she asked was a cake with a couple of flowers to make it look pretty. She did not know what to expect. So I surprised her with big beautiful flowers all over the cake. I made large rose … Read more

Awesome Poinsettia Flowers Christmas Cake

Awesome Poinsettia Flowers Christmas Cake

This year I made a cake for a friend’s Christmas dinner. I was allowed to make whatever I wanted. This  Poinsettia Flowers Christmas cake took a couple of months to make as I could only work on weekends. I started by making poinsettia flowers. I wanted it to look like a real plant. This was my … Read more

Coolest Flower Pot Birthday Cake

Coolest Flower Pot Birthday Cake

I had a friend at work who was having a special birthday – I won’t say how old! She is a wonderful person full life. With all her hobbies, I had several themes to pick from. I decided to go with her love of gardening as my inspiration. I went through pictures of different flowers … Read more

Last Minute Dogwood Cake for 90th Birthday

Last Minute Dogwood Cake for 90th Birthday

This last minute Dogwood Cake is an 8inch round for a friend in need of a birthday cake for her granny’s 90th birthday (which happens to be my best friend’s granny)!!  I had a choice of dogwoods, or red birds, so I took dogwoods.This was my first time making dogwoods, so I wasn’t sure how they were going … Read more

Cool Homemade Sunflower Birthday Cake

Homemade Sunflower Birthday Cake

This Sunflower Birthday Cake is a cake I made for my 13 yr old daughter’s birthday. Her birthday is in the summer so we decided to go with a flower theme. We had purchased clay pots for the girls to paint and some potted plants to go in them, which the girls then took home. … Read more

Coolest Flower Pot Birthday Cupcakes

Homemade Flower Pot  Birthday Cupcakes

I wanted a special cake for my friend’s birthday and came up with this Flower Pot Birthday Cupcakes idea. It was fairly easy. You will need wooden dowels (thick enough to hold up a cupcake), lots of frosting (I used neon food coloring for the bright colors), decorating bags, star tips, Terra Cotta pot (I … Read more