Fairy Tea Party Cake

Fairy Tea Party Cake

When my youngest daughter was turning 3, I knew it was my last chance to choose what she had for a birthday cake… and I’ve always wanted to do a Fairy tea party, since seeing something similar on your website.  Bel was having a joint party with her best friend, and I agreed to make … Read more

Fairy Birthday Cake

Fairy Birthday Cake

My niece lives in another state and would be visiting shortly after her birthday. She told me she wanted to skip a birthday party with her friends and asked if I’d make her a cake for her birthday and have it with her cousins. I said yes to it, but she had no idea what … Read more

Coolest Toadstool Cake

Toadstool house cake

I have very happy memories of my mother making me a toadstool cake for several birthdays when I was a child.  So when my daughter Mimi turned one, I thought I’d give it a try myself. With a baby to look after, I knew it would be a struggle to find the time to make … Read more

Coolest Fairy Toadstool House Cake

Coolest Fairy Toadstool House Cake

I made this fairy toadstool house cake for my friend’s 3 year old daughter for her fairy party. It was a hit! I used a basic butter cake recipe with buttercream frosting and it is the equivalent of 3 standard 8-inch cakes. The bottom layer was baked in a 1 liter pudding steamer and the … Read more

Coolest Mushroom Birthday Cake

Coolest Mushroom Birthday Cake

I decided to make a mushroom shaped cake for my daughter’s first birthday after searching the internet for inspiration. However, I wanted to make it relatively healthy so I decided on a carrot cake. I made it with half gluten free flour, half regular flour (because I didn’t have enough of the regular flour) and … Read more

Coolest Dora Toadstool Cake

Homemade Dora Toadstool Cake

I made this Dora Mushroom Cake for my niece. She is a big Dora fan but I wanted to do something different from the usual character cake. The stalk of the toadstool is choc biscuit cake made in pudding bowl and the cap is choc sponge made in large Pyrex bowl. I then covered stalk … Read more

Cool Homemade Purple Fairy Toadstool Cake

Homemade Fairy Toadstool Cake

I found the idea for this fairy toadstool cake in a cake book I have. I made two cake mixes in rounded bowls for the top and bottom of the house, one chocolate, one vanilla for variety. I frosted each and let the frosting set, then covered the bottom one (turned upside-down) with white fondant. … Read more

Coolest Fairy Scene Cake

Fairy Scene Cake

I made this fairy scene cake for my nieces 3rd birthday. It was her request to have a “Tinkerbell Cake”. I looked online and at this site, took the ideas and then went from there. I made the mushrooms with meringue sprinkled with cocoa powder. I made them the day before I made the cake. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Toadstool Birthday Cake

Homemade Toadstool Birthday Cake

This Homemade Toadstool Birthday Cake is made from 2 cakes, a 9 inch round sandwich, which has been cut around the edges to give the top of the mushroom a curve; and a large tray bake which has 6 small circles cut out of it to make the leg of the mushroom. The cakes remain … Read more

Coolest Fairy’s House Cake

Fairy's House Cake

This fairy’s house cake was made for my daughter’s 3rd birthday. She had a fairy and wizards party. The cake is simple but looks amazing when completed. I made two bowl cakes (one is slightly smaller than the other). The cakes are Madeira sponges. I covered a cake board with fondant that I tinted green. … Read more

Coolest Magic Toadstool Cake

Homemade  Magic Toadstool Cake

The idea for this Magic Toadstool Cake came from the Australia Women’s Weekly Birthday Cakes book – my daughter wanted a “fairy cake with me as the fairy” for her third birthday. The top of the toadstool was banana cake, the bottom chocolate cake. I crumb-coated the cake with white chocolate buttercream (so the chocolate … Read more

Coolest Fairy Garden Birthday Cake

Homemade Fairy Garden Birthday Cake

I made this Homemade Fairy Garden Birthday Cake using a plain vanilla sponge mix and then divided it into 3 batches and made 1 strawberry and 1 chocolate. I cooked them in separate round pans then when baked layered them on top of each other with a chocolate buttercream in between each one. I cut … Read more

Coolest Mushroom House Cake

Homemade Mushroom House Cake

I made this cake for my friend. It was for her fist daughter’s christening party. The base and the top of this cake are made out of homemade sponge cake. I have used two different sizes of Pyrex bowls for the top and the base. I used the smaller one for the base. I had … Read more

Coolest Woodland Fairy Cake

Homemade Woodland Fairy Cake

My daughter (with no biased encouragement one way or another from myself or my husband) is developing into a typical little girl…her favorite color-pink, her favorite film-Tinkerbell, her favorite clothes-tutus, flippy skirts and dresses. So as her 3rd birthday approached it didn’t take me long too figure out I wanted to create fer a fairy … Read more

Coolest Fairy Toadstool Cake

Homemade  Fairy Toadstool Cake

I saw a mushroom fairy house in a cake book and thought I wouldn’t be able to master it, so I came up with this Fairy Toadstool Cake idea. My little girl loves fairies. I cooked a 30cm square butter cake and a white mud cake in a steel mixing bowl that was going to … Read more

Coolest Garden Fairy Birthday Cake

Homemade Garden Fairy Birthday Cake

For this awesomely awesome Garden Fairy Birthday Cake, I started out with a 2 layer 12in. round cake base and I used the giant cupcake pan to make the mushroom. To make the mushroom you flip the cupcake bottom piece so the narrow end is on top and cut off the tip of the cupcake … Read more

Coolest Mushroom Cake 28

Homemade Mushroom Cake

This Mushroom cake was for my daughter’s first birthday – a real labor of love! It’s a chocolate cake (with a box of dark chocolate Lindt balls mixed in for extra flavor!) and the top layer has white chocolate cream and raspberry filling. I used marshmallow fondant, which was a breeze to make and color. … Read more

Coolest Toadstool House Cake

Coolest Toadstool House Cake

This Toadstool House Cake is the cake a made for my daughter’s 5th birthday. The inspiration for this cake came from some cakes I found on the internet. This is the first time I have used fondant and was surprised by how easy it can be (albeit a little time consuming) but I found this … Read more

Coolest Fairy House Mushroom Cake

Homemade Fairy House Mushroom Cake

I made this Fairy House Mushroom Cake for my daughter’s 6th birthday. I used two cake mixes, one for the house and one for the roof. For both the top and bottom of the cake I used a dome shaped baking tin. Once the bottom of the cake was cooked and cooled, I shaped the … Read more

Cool Homemade Fairy Toadstool Cake

Coolest Fairy Toadstool Cake

For my daughter’s second birthday I wanted to make something special. As the party theme is Fairy’s I decided that the cake would need to be special! I did a little bit of research on line but couldn’t find anything that was just perfect. I have never made fondant people before let alone fairies! Since … Read more

Coolest Mushroom-Shaped Homemade Cake Recipe Ideas 0

I used two oven proof serving bowls for this cake and a homemade cake recipe. I cut the bottom one down to make it look like a stem, the only warning I have for this cake is use a sponge, not a moist heavy cake as it will crush the bottom cake being so much … Read more

Coolest Woodland Mushroom Twins Cake

Homemade Woodland Mushroom Twins Cake

This Homemade Woodland Mushroom Twins Cake was for a Baby shower for twin girls. The theme for the Shower and nursery is woodland and fairies. I used the giant cupcake pan for the cakes, turned the base upside down, shaved off the ridges and as a hidden treat, hollowed out some of the middle to … Read more

Coolest Mushroom-Shaped Homemade Cake Recipe Ideas 1

I got the idea for this cake from Australian Womans weekly cake book and just used a homemade cake recipe for the actual cake. I prepared the mushroom top by using the Betty Crocker Bake-N-Fill pan and the stem with a regular round cake pan cut down to size. I decorated the cake using different … Read more

Cool Homemade Toadstool Cake

Bella's Magic Fairy House Toadstool Cake

This is a toadstool cake I made for my daughter’s 2nd Birthday. I was 8.5 months pregnant at the time and whilst the cake wasn’t really that much work, the party was a little bit tiring and my second bub arrived just 5 days later. So if you’re 36.5 weeks pregnant and over it, just … Read more