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

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

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

Coolest Tranquil Garden Cake

This tranquil garden cake was made for a co-worker who is an avid gardener. The cake is made of 2 sheet cakes, and covered in butter cream frosting. The walkway, pond lining and birds are fondant. The other accents are candy melts. Everything is edible! This was the “before” photo. Just before it was presented, … Read more

Easy Gardener’s Cake

My poor husband was away on business for 2 weeks over his birthday. I’m not sure who had it worse, him alone on his birthday, or me alone with the waking-in-the-night 6 year old! Anyway, I made him a cake on return to make up for it. It was quite quick and easy. I made … Read more

Coolest Pond Birthday Cake

Coolest Pond Birthday Cake

I really enjoyed making this pond birthday cake , it was for an 80 year old man. I was given a hand drawn picture of an idea they had George loved sitting in the garden by his pond and the rest was left to my devices. I started by making different shaped flower pots out … Read more

Coolest Butterfly Garden Cake

Coolest Butterfly Garden Cake

This Butterfly garden cake was created for a sweet girl that loves bright bold colors. Her main request was bright fun flowers. The cakes were made in flavors of chocolate, vanilla and strawberry so that everyone would have a choice once it was cut. The cake is covered in butter cream, not fondant and all the flowers … Read more

Cool Homemade Japanese Garden Cake

Zen Garden Cake

My nephew is obsessed with everything Japanese. He wanted a Japanese themed birthday party. I offered to provide the birthday cake. The inspiration for this garden cake came from a decorative Zen garden my manager had in her office. I made a standard yellow cake for the base. I cut out approximately one inch in … Read more

Coolest Garden Cupcakes

Homemade Garden Cupcakes

We did a Garden themed party for my daughter Lily’s 1st birthday. We decided on the Garden theme based on her name. I baked Garden Cupcakes for the occasion and did a “Rose Garden”, and a “Vegetable Garden”. The cupcakes were both mini and regular sized cakes, and were just a boxed mix! I made … Read more

Coolest Garden Scene Cake Recipes 10

I cooked a sheet cake. We covered the entire cake with blue icing with a little more white mixed in for the “sky”. Since it was close to Easter we were able to get pastel m&ms to make the flowers and sun. We added green grass and stems to complete the “picture”. The cake was … Read more

Coolest Garden Party Birthday Cake and Cupcakes

Homemade Garden Party Birthday Cake and Cupcakes

My daughter’s birthday is in April and she wanted to have a Spring Garden party theme. I had just bought the book, “Hello Cupcake” and was inspired by their butterfly and sunflower cupcakes. After making the cupcakes I decided to make an actual cake to go with them. I used the same decorating techniques described … Read more

Cool Homemade Garden Birthday Cake for my Daughter’s 5th Birthday

Homemade Garden Birthday Cake

For my daughter’s 5th birthday I decided on a garden theme as the party was based around fairies. I made this Garden Birthday Cake. For the sponge I used a Betty Crocker carrot cake mix. I simply sandwiched them together using green butter icing. I used two different lots of coloured butter icing. The idea … Read more

Coolest Garden Scene Cake Recipes 11

I made the sun in 1/2 of a sports ball pan, and the orange “rays” are triangle shaped cutout cookies. The grass portion is just the remainder of the cake batter baked in a 9×13 pan and cut to resemble a hill. The flowers, butterflies and letter in her name are also cutout cookies. There … Read more

Coolest House And Garden Birthday Cake

Homemade House And Garden Birthday Cake

My niece was turning 7 and asked if I could make her a birthday cake. Her instructions were: a house, a garden, a rabbit, a snail, a rainbow, AND the cake had to be PINK inside. NO PROBLEM! So this House And Garden Birthday Cake is the creation I came up with. I baked a … Read more

Cute Homemade Garden Birthday Cake for my Daughter

Homemade Garden Birthday Cake

My mother-in-law made this Homemade Garden Birthday Cake for my daughter. It was a big hit at her recent 1st birthday party! The theme was a big number 1 pulling a red wagon with flowers. We wanted the theme from the napkins, plates, etc. to continue with the cake. So, I found a miniature red … Read more

Coolest Homemade Garden Cake Ideas and Photos 0

This is a regular cake mix cake. I frosted it liberally with light blue buttercream. For the bee I found a cute bee online and printed out the picture. I cut the bee out and used a toothpick to trace around him. I frosted him with various colors of royal icing. The flowers were freehand. … Read more

Cool Homemade Flower Garden Cake

Homemade Flower Garden Cake

I made this flower gardencake for my 7 year old who asked for a flower cake. My first idea came from this site where a window box flower cake was submitted.  I did thick sugar cookies for the flowers and caterpillar. I stuck the sticks in the cookies right after I took them out of … Read more

Cool Homemade Garden Scene Birthday Cake

Homemade Garden Birthday Cake

This garden birthday cake was made for my very first order. It was a chocolate cake made from a recipe that my grandmother passed down. The cake is very very soft. I didn’t sandwich it. I made the well, the butterflies and the ducks a couple of days before with Marshmallow fondant and kept it … Read more

Coolest Daisy And Ladybug Birthday Cake

Homemade Daisy And Ladybug Birthday Cake

This Daisy And Ladybug Birthday Cake was a cake request I had for a 5 year old little girl’s birthday. I found a picture of a cake similar to this online to use as a guide. I made the cake using 2 12 inch round pans. I filled the 2 layers with my homemade buttercream. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Garden Birthday Cake

Homemade Garden Birthday Cake

I made this Garden birthday cake for a friend who’s father was turning 70 years old. He loves to garden. I used gum paste to make each veggie and the garden signs. I colored small pieces of the gum paste with food coloring. I molded each veggie by hand. I laid them out to dry … Read more

Cool Homemade Garden Birthday Cake

Homemade Garden Birthday Cake

I made this Garden Birthday Cake for my father in law’s birthday. I used large Popsicle sticks for the fence. I made pumpkins, cabbages, squash and carrots. I put flowers on the outside of the fence. I put a tractor on the outside. I used two layers of square cakes. It was a big hit … Read more

Coolest Butterfly And Flower Cake

Homemade Butterfly And Flower Cake

To do the butterfly and flower cake for my daughter’s birthday, I had to buy a butterfly cake mold. So I went on EBay and got a used one for pretty cheap. I used twenty six cupcakes for the flower. I used three yellow cake mixes. I had to mix six different icing colors. For … Read more

Coolest Gramma’s Garden Cake

Homemade  Gramma's Garden Cake

I made this Gramma’s Garden Cake for my Mother-in-law who loves to grow a garden every year with my daughters. The back part of the cake with the trees, is devil’s food cake (a 9×13 inch cake cut in half and stacked) with an Oreo cookie filling and topped with butter cream frosting. I made … Read more

Coolest Garden With Animals Birthday Cake

Homemade Garden With Animals Birthday Cake

I decided to make a Homemade Garden With Animals Birthday Cake for my daughter’s first birthday since she loves animals and flowers. I made a 4 inch cake made of carrot and chocolate and placed a filling in between layers. I then covered the cake with a thin layer of buttercream icing and pink fondant. … Read more