Flower Power Birthday Cake

Flower Power Birthday Cake

This cake is a 10 inch basic Victoria sponge covered with white fondant icing. The daisies and leaves are also made from fondant icing with edible colourants and are cut out with a small daisy plunger cutter and left to dry until easier to handle without breaking as they are very delicate. The centers are … Read more

Flower Cake for Mother’s Day

Flower Cake for Mother's Day

I made this cake for Mother’s Day last year and was chuffed with the end result. The cake is a basic Victoria sponge covered with white fondant icing, the poppies and leaves are also fondant icing colored with edible food coloring and molded by hand to form the poppy shapes. The word mum was made … 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

Coolest Edible Flower Pot Cake

Coolest Edible Flower Pot Cake

This flower pot cake was made for a dear friend I met in fourth grade.  She wanted something different for her mom.  To me different means, realistic, edible art.  I do have to say, the birthday girl and the attendants did not want to eat the cake after all.  In the end, curiosity got the … Read more

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

Spring Roses Cake for an 80th Birthday Party

This cake is a 2 layer 6″ round and a 2 layer 10″ round, lemon flavored cake with marshmallow butter cream filling. Before baking cake, make the roses.  These are time consuming so allow yourself a day or two to make these. Combine fondant with gum paste, just enough to make it workable so it doesn’t harden too … Read more

Basket of Strawberries Birthday Cake

Basket of Strawberries Birthday Cake

This is a basket of strawberries birthday cake I made for my mom’s 80th birthday.  I wanted to make something she would remember and enjoy.  Since she loves strawberries I thought this would be a great idea. The cake is 3 layers, white and chocolate checker board pattern. I baked the layers of white and … 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 Butterfly Baby Shower Basket Weave Cake

Coolest Butterfly Baby Shower Basket Weave Cake

With this butterfly baby shower basket weave cake I started out make the flowers using a regular butter cream icing. I spent two days on the the flowers, the first day I mostly just practiced and and nearly gave up. Then on the second day I tried again and managed to figured out how to … Read more

Beautiful Fall Scene Cake

Beautiful Fall Scene Cake

This beautiful Fall Scene cake is one of my FAVORITE cakes I have done ! I love the fall season and all the colorful fall leaves as depicted on this cake ! This look was very simple, I used a leaf tip with different colors ! Very easy, very eye catching and a wonderful theme cake … Read more

Coolest Homemade 90th Birthday Cake

90th Birthday cake

This is my second fondant cake (my first time was for my son’s birthday the previous month…it was a stressful 2 months!). It was designed for my grandmother’s 90th birthday party. Lots of relatives were flying in from out of town to wish her well, and it was going to be a big bash. I … Read more

Coolest Rose Birthday Cake

Coolest Rose Birthday Cake

It’s my moms birthday in a few days. I know she loves roses so this was going to be the theme of her cake. I decided to make just a small cake this time it’s just 5″ round. First I made the roses in brown icing, 1/2 flower paste 1/2 roll out icing. I colored … 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 Flower Basket Birthday Cake

Flower Basket Birthday Cake

This flower basket birthday cake is one of my favorite cakes to date. We made this cake for a friend’s birthday, very cute and girly!. It is a three layer, nine inch round yellow cake. The inside is filled with strawberries and whipped cream. It is decorated with a pale blue basket weave technique. The basket … 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 Rose Cake

Coolest Rose Cake

This is simply an elegant rose cake as everyone says. Having a go at making rose fondants was absolutely a great experience.  Matched with diamantes and ribbon that matched the color of the roses made the cake elegant. After reading lots of articles on the internet, I found the best way to turn a red … Read more

Coolest Spring Flower Cake

Coolest Spring Flower Cake

This was a cake I did for a college graduation. I was very worried about this particular one because the lady I made it for was a friend of a friend that had gotten my name from her grandmother but that I did not know personally. She had a lot of “wishes” for this cake … Read more

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 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 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