Cool Breakfast At Tiffany’s Bridal Shower Cake

Cool Breakfast At Tiffany's Bridal Shower Cake

This cake was made under extreme circumstances. I had made the commitment during the month of December, the bride to be had tasted the cake and was pleased. She told me the theme of her shower, put me in touch with her coordinator, sent me a copy of the invitation and said “go for it”, … Read more

White Ribbon Cake

White Ribbon Cake

I used a square bottom followed by 2 round cakes to make a total of 3 tiers.  I used a 1/4″ pegs to support the cake and instead of draping the fondant in 1 piece I cut the square and round pieces to cover the top and then lengths of fondant for the sides.  The … Read more

Awesome First Gender Reveal Cake

I was asked to do my first gender reveal cake. I was so excited.  The expectant mother gave me a sealed envelope with the ultrasound and the sex of the baby. The only people who knew the sex of the baby was the GYNI and me. I could hardly stand it! So the inside cake … Read more

Cool Homemade Gift Box Cake for my Granddaughter

Coolest Gift Box Cake

My granddaughter was having a 3rd birthday party on the 3rd of November but also on that day was her friend’s birthday. We didn’t want to leave her out on her birthday so I decided to make a present cake for her. I made a 5″ cake filled with jam and butter cream and then … Read more

Coolest Gift-Wraped Box Birthday Cake

Coolest Gift-Wraped Box Birthday Cake

It’s my friends birthday and I wanted to make her a cake so I decided on a present cake. I only made a small round cake and when cold I filled with jam and butter cream. I then covered in butter cream and placed in the freezer to chill. Meanwhile I colored some roll out icing … Read more

Coolest Christening Cake

Coolest Christening Cake

My nephew and his fiance asked me to make this cake for there baby’s christening. I made a grey bear with a white muzzle and a blue nose and I made his pads blue too. I used some pearls and strung a few of them together before adding a fondant cross and attaching to the bear … Read more

Simple Ribbon Cake for Baby Boy Shower

Simple Ribbon Cake for Baby Boy Shower

I was asked by a friend/co-worker to make a baby shower cake for her friend. The couple didn’t want anything crazy, just a simple cake. The only thing they did ask for was for it to be chocolate. I decided to do a 2 tier, 10 inch and 8 inch round. I started out buy … Read more

Coolest Gift Wrapped Birthday Cake

Coolest Gift Wrapped Birthday Cake

I baked this gift wrapped birthday cake a day before I decorated it. I baked it for my sister’s birthday. Her favorite color is purple. I made an easy and inexpensive vanilla flavored cake. About 20 cm by 20 cm  in size. To get the purple I mixed red Moirs food coloring with blue, but I used a little more red than blue … Read more

Coolest Present Birthday Cake

I especially like this style of cake. The present cake is always a good cake because it can be used for any occasion. Around Christmas time I would decorate the present with snowflakes or Christmas colors. The same can be done for any holiday. This particular one was for a birthday. I used a quarter sheet cake, that was … Read more

Coolest Gift Box With Piano Notes Birthday Cake

Coolest Gift Box With Piano Notes Birthday Cake

I wanted to make a cake that told about my 16 year old daughter.  Starting with the bottom layer. She lives and dies for the piano. She currently is starting to write her own music. I would guess she plays 2-3 hours a day.  She doesn’t like chocolate, so everything was either white or a … Read more

Japanese Cherry Blossom Gift Box Cake

Japanese Cherry Blossom Gift Box Cake

I made this Japanese Cherry Blossom cake  for a friend’s daughter who was celebrating her first birthday. She was born in Japan during the cherry blossom season so her mom was using that as a theme for her first birthday. I was thrilled when she asked me to make the cake and have it match the … Read more

A Whimsical and Funky, Yet Classic Gift Boxes Birthday Cake

I made this cake for a close friend for her surprise 30th birthday party. It was inspired from an advanced fondant technique class that I took, and I couldn’t wait for the first chance to come to try it. It was a big challenge for me since I was still new at the cake decorating world, but … Read more

Coolest Polka Dots Gift Cake

Coolest Polka Dots Gift Cake

I made this polka dots gift cake for my good friend Nikki for her birthday. I was in creative gear and we were all going out for dinner. Though I’ve really  never heard of the cake flavor before- I made it a Neapolitan cake. It was strawberry, vanilla, and chocolate all swirled together. It tasted amazing! I made … Read more

Baby Doll in a Box Cake

Baby Doll in a Box Cake

I was tasked with making a baby doll cake for a 6 year old little girl’s birthday. Easy right? WRONG! My first idea was to use the Wilton 3D teddy bear pan, only make it a doll and not a bear. Then I had an images of hacking up a doll pop in to my … Read more

Awesome Present Cake

Awesome Present Cake

My friend kept bugging me about making her a cake and Christmas just seamed the like  the perfect time to do it! It’s two 9” square sheets. I used white fondant for the cake, some red fondant for the dots (which I cut with a measuring spoon) and green for the bow. You can find … Read more

Coolest Pink and Black Damask Cake

Coolest Pink and Black Damask Cake

This pink and black Damask cake is my favorite I have made so far and was one of my simpler ones. I baked three cakes. 12 inch, 10 inch, and 6 inch. I placed each cake on a cardboard cake board that were the exact sizes. Filled and iced each tier with butter cream.  The top and … Read more

Lovely Gift Box Cake

Lovely Gift Box Cake

My cousin requested a fantasy cake for her birthday party, so I made this lovely Gift Box cake as her birthday gift.  The cake is two plain sheet cakes stacked together. The real work is in the decorations! You need to plan this several days ahead. The bow is made by first cutting and pinching together … Read more

Coolest Christmas Giftbox Cake

Coolest Christmas Giftbox Cake

I decided to make this Christmas gift box cake for my office Christmas party the first year I worked there. It’s super easy! Just make two square cakes. Wait for them to cool. Stack them on top of each other and frost a base layer of white on them. I found some Christmas wrapping paper as inspiration … Read more

Cool Homemade Zebra-Striped Gift Box Birthday Cake

Homemade Gift Box Birthday Cake

My girlfriend asked me to make a cake for her friend’s birthday. All she told me of this friend was that she was a wild, crazy and fun gal. I had creative license with the cake and this Homemade Gift Box Birthday Cake is what I came up with. This was my 3rd time working … Read more

Coolest Zebra Giftbox Birthday Cake

Homemade Zebra Giftbox Birthday Cake

I baked two round cakes for this Zebra Giftbox Birthday Cake. Frosted the top of one then laid the other on top and frosted the top and sides. I used plain white fondant and covered the cake. Then I got some more fondant and dyed half black and half pink. I then rolled out my … Read more

Coolest Gift-wrapped Box Happy Birthday Cake Ideas 2

I used an 8″ square pan and baked a vanilla cake. Once it was cooled I leveled it and filled it. I then used a “crumb coat” and covered it with fondant. For the bow I cut out strips and used water as “glue” to stick them to the cake. For the bow I had … Read more

Coolest Birthday Cake

Homemade Birthday Cake

This Birthday Cake is the cake I made for my daughter’s 9th birthday last year. It was the first time I’ve ever done anything remotely like this. I’ve take a couple cake decorating classes at the local craft store, but hadn’t learned anything yet about working with fondant, so I read a lot online and … Read more

Coolest Gift Birthday Cake

Homemade Gift  Birthday Cake

This homemade Gift birthday cake was made with three round cake pans and then stacked and layered with butterceam frosting. The entire cake was covered in marshmallow fondant. Strings of colorful fondant with cutout shapes were adhered with buttercream frosting. 1″ strips of colored fondant were placed between layers to hide any ‘seams’. The flower … Read more

Coolest Birthday Prezzie Box Cake

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I made this Birthday Prezzie Box Cake for my daughter. It was a chocolate mud cake, covered in chocolate ganache and then covered in fondant. Everything was edible, the bow is the first attempt(and I was quite pleased at how well it turned out). It took me over three days to make it and was … Read more