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 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 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 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 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

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