Coolest Quilted Bow Cake

Homemade Quilted Bow Cake

I started this quilted bow cake by making two white roses out of flower paste. These were left to harden over night. I also made a bow out of icing which needed to harden overnight. I then baked 3 x 8” sandwich cakes and these were left to go cold. I then filled it with … Read more

Coolest Present Birthday Cake

Homemade Present Birthday Cake

I made this present birthday cake for my niece’s birthday. It is a four layer devils food cake made with an 8in square pan. It is covered in white buttercream and fondant cutouts, the bow is made from white fondant that was made the day before so it was able to harden.

Coolest Prettiest Pink Gift Box Birthday Cake

Homemade Prettiest Pink Gift Box Birthday Cake

This Homemade Prettiest Pink Gift Box Birthday Cake was for for my mum’s 65th birthday. I started of with making a 14″ and a 9″ cake. I made almond butter cake and covered with marzipan and then plastic icing (fondant). I cut strips of fondant and placed them on the cake to look like a … Read more

Coolest Christmas Presents Cake

Homemade Christmas Presents Cake

This Christmas Presents Cake is a stack of Wrapped Cakes made to look like the real thing! The bottom tier is white cake with white fondant and a silver dusted bow. I used vodka to apply the silver dusting, it helps it to stick to the fondant and then evaporates leaving just the silver dust … Read more

Coolest Gift Box Cake Ideas 3

After making a number One cake for my son I was asked to make a number 50 for a friends birthday but I didn’t want to make cakes with curves without time to practice so convinced my friend I would make a gift box cake instead. I looked online for ideas and saw a few … Read more

Coolest Big Bow Cake

Homemade Big Bow Cake

My Big Bow Cake was made for my sister for her birthday, it consists of 2 layers and a lot of time on my behalf since I have really only just started this cake making skill. The bottom layer is a 22” round milk chocolate cake with a chocolate buttercream then covered in a purple … Read more

Coolest Gift Box Birthday Cake

Homemade Gift Box Birthday Cake

I had a friend who I just could not figure out how to decorate her cake. I decided since I told her her cake would be my birthday present to her, why not make it literally a Gift Box Birthday Cake. Searching this site, I loved the quilted/diamond shape design and the gift that had … Read more

Coolest Zebra Print Gift Box Cake

Homemade Zebra Print Gift Box Cake

I made this Zebra Print Gift Box Cake for my sister’s 25th birthday. She wanted it to be girlie with zebra and pink. As my family and most people do not like the taste of fondant I always ice it with buttercream really smooth to look as if flat as fondant then add all fondant … Read more

Coolest Gift-wrapped Box Happy Birthday Cake Ideas 0

I got the idea for this happy birthday cake from a picture in a Wilton magazine. Inside is vanilla and chocolate cake. Outside I used marshmallow fondant. To make marshmallow fondant all you do is melt marshmallows and powdered sugar together. Grease the counter with Crisco and dump the mixture on to it. Knead until … Read more

Coolest Bow Cake

Homemade Bow Cake

This bow cake was made for a friend’s 22nd birthday. The cake inside is s butter cake recipe (Duncan Hines and it tasted really yummy). Its iced with a crusting buttercream recipe (then I dyed a soft pink). I then used the paper towel method (Google it) to smooth out my edges (icing a cake … Read more

Coolest Present Birthday Cake

Homemade Present Birthday Cake

This Present Birthday Cake was my second attempt at making a cake with fondant. My husband and my mother-in-law have birthdays close together, so I decided to make a square present for the both of them. The cake was a homemade peanut butter cake with chocolate buttercream frosting and covered with homemade fondant. The bow … Read more

Coolest Present Birthday Cake

Homemade Present Birthday Cake

I made this Present Birthday Cake for my niece’s 2nd birthday. I got the idea from the book Confetti Cakes for Kids by Elisa Strauss. I began by making the tissue paper out of gum paste that I coloured blue. I rolled it quite thin, cut it into varying sizes of squares and then set … Read more

Coolest Gift-wrapped Box Happy Birthday Cake Ideas 1

I first made two 8×2″ square cakes. After cooling completely and freezing each for a couple of hours I then leveled them both off. I added a filling in the middle and iced them with a white buttercream icing. I rolled my fondant out to a 16″ circle and then covered the cake, smoothing it … Read more