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

Mushroom Cake

Mushroom Cake

This mushroom cake I made for my 2 daughters birthday at preschool. The idea was from a birthday cake cook book.It was very easy to make. I used two different Pyrex bowls and for the icing I used buttercream. The cakes are chocolate cakes. I then colored coconut green so that the grass would like … Read more

Coolest Mushroom-Shaped Homemade Cake Recipe Ideas 3

I made the cake itself with Pyrex bowls from a homemade cake recipe. When baking them make sure you bake at a low temp for longer so you dont burn the outside of the cake while the middle is still under cooked. I “drew” on some tinfoil with melted baker’s chocolate for the door and … Read more

Cool Homemade Toadstool Birthday Cake

Homemade Toadstool Birthday Cake

This party was a fairy themed party for my 8 year old daughter. I was inspired by cakes I found online. I had never worked with fondant before, but in enlisted the help of my 13 year old daughter, and we had so much fun together creating this Toadstool Birthday Cake, much like playing with … Read more

Coolest Mushroom-Shaped Homemade Cake Recipe Ideas 4

This cake was made for my son (turning 3) and my daughter (turning 4) whos birthday’s fall near each other. I wanted a homemade cake recipe to do with fairies for my daughter and my son liked bugs. So I combined the two ideas and formed a critter/toadstool birthday cake for the two.My mother baked … Read more

Coolest Fairy Toadstool Birthday Cake

Homemade Fairy Toadstool Birthday Cake

This Fairy Toadstool Birthday Cake is from Debbie Brown’s “50 Easy Party Cakes” book. It starts from 2 x 1 liter bowl cakes. Basically you put one bowl upside down on top of the other bowl, trimming to the desired shape. Buttercream, then rolled icing is used to decorate. Little fairies are made out of … Read more

Coolest Mushroom-Shaped Homemade Cake Recipe Ideas 5

This homemade cake recipe was quite easy, just time consuming (arent they all!?). I hired 2 Dolly Varden cake tins. The larger one, I used for the top of the toadstool, but just cut the pointy end off the cake to get the shape I needed. And I just leveled the cake with a sharp … Read more

Coolest Tinkerbell And Toadstool Cake

Homemade Tinkerbell And Toadstool Cake

I made this Tinkerbell And Toadstool Cake from homemade sponge (made from fresh ingredients not packet mix). I started with a bowl shaped sponge then cut it in half for the toadstool top. The other half of the sponge I used for the toadstool stump. I then coloured some fondant to a light brown and … Read more

Coolest Mushroom-Shaped Homemade Cake Recipe Ideas 6

I made this toadstool cake for my seven year old niece. The base and roof were cooked in bowls of the same shape (no need for cutting). Roof was on a board, which was held in place by royal icing with skewers in base to carry the weight. All icing was fondant, coloured and cut … Read more

Cool Homemade Mushroom Birthday Cake

Homemade Mushroom Birthday Cake

I used one 9″ round cake for this Mushroom Birthday Cake and frosted the sides white (I frosted over the top edge just a little bit too). Then I frosted the top green. Frost two standard cupcakes and one jumbo cupcake, stems white and tops red. Place onto back end of cake with the jumbo … Read more

Coolest Toadstool Birthday Cake

Homemade Toadstool Birthday Cake

For my daughter Kaeli’s 3rd birthday she saw the cover of the Woman’s Weekly Cake book in the newsagent and said THIS ONE MUM. So we did it and made her a Toadstool Birthday Cake. I used 3 Green’s buttercake packets and cooked two sizes in pudding steamers. I turned one upside down and used … 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