Coolest Gift-wrapped Box Happy Birthday Cake Ideas 5

This is a 2 layer 8″x8″ cake covered with fondant. Its really simple. And the bow and ribbon twirls are also made from fondant. I thought this would be a cute idea for a baby shower cake.s really simple. And the bow and ribbon twirls are also made from fondant. I thought this would be … Read more

Coolest Animal Print Cake

Homemade Animal Print Cake

This animal print cake was made for a customer whose daughter was turning 21. She’s a model and is apparently really into animal print. First, I worked on the gum paste bow since it needs a few days to dry. I tinted some gum paste with a very small amount of Wilton brown icing color … Read more

Cool Homemade Birthday Present Cake

Homemade Birthday Present Cake

I baked this Birthday Present Cake for my sister in law, she is a huge fan of pink! I baked up 3 square sponge cakes. I then cut 2 of the cakes into smaller squares so that I could “pile them”. I split the cakes and filled them all with strawberry jam and butter icing. … Read more

Cool Homemade Gift Wrapped Birthday Cake

Homemade Gift Wrapped Birthday Cake

I made this Gift Wrapped Birthday Cake last weekend for a friend’s birthday party. I wanted to try something different and I hadn’t made bows yet. I also tried making homemade marshmallow fondant this time. It was too dry and after many attempts to make it stop tearing I threw in the towel and used … Read more

Coolest Gift-wrapped Box Happy Birthday Cake Ideas 6

This happy birthday cake is by far the most popular type cakes I make for birthdays. I sent a couple of variations but all with the same technique and design. Not sure how this came about. I was talking to a mom and she had brought a napkin or something in and I came up … Read more

Cool Homemade Present Cake

Present Party Cake

I saw a present cake similar to this one and I made it for a book club I ran for young children. I also made it for my daughter’s 1st birthday. It is actually not that hard to make. Prior to making the cake, a day or two before, you will need to make the … Read more

Coolest Present Birthday Cake

Homemade Present Birthday Cake

I made this Present Birthday Cake for my niece’s 8th birthday. It was the first cake I made with fondant. She and all her friends loved it!! I used Wilton fondant, 1 small box. I baked the cake in a 8in round pan, 1 layer of chocolate and 1 layer of yellow. I put strawberry … Read more

Cool Homemade Gift Box Birthday Cake

Homemade Gift Box Birthday Cake

My daughter had a small turquoise ring box on her dresser that I decided to copy for her Gift Box Birthday Cake. I used square tinfoil cake pans and made two cake mixes, one strawberry and the other yellow. I used canned vanilla frosting between the layers and as a crumb coat. I made marshmallow … Read more

Coolest Gift-wrapped Box Happy Birthday Cake Ideas 7

This is a happy birthday cake for my partners 50th birthday. I combined a bunch of different ideas for decorated box-like cakes. The cake is first covered in white fondant. Then I did the quilting pattern on the sides. After that I did the fondant “box top.” This I found to be not as simple … Read more

Coolest Homemade 2 Tiered Purple and White Gift Box Cake

Homemade Baby Shower Gifts Cake

This is how I made this Gift Box Cake. I iced both cakes with buttercream icing and sat in the fridge to chill while I worked on fondant circles. I made the marshmallow fondant and cut out circles in different sizes to add around edges. I also cut out a piece of fondant in the … Read more

Coolest First Birthday Gift Box Cake

Homemade First Birthday Gift Box Cake

This First Birthday Gift Box Cake was surprisingly easy to make. This was also the first time I decorated with fondant. It was however, somewhat time consuming. The fondant decorations can be made a day in advance, but since I never seem to remember to be that prepared it took about 4 hours. For the … Read more

Cool Homemade Gift Box Cake for a 50th Birthday Party

Homemade Gift Box Cake

I made this gift box cake for my friend’s mom’s 50th birthday party. The decorations were all in red, black, purple, and turquoise but since I couldn’t figure out how to make turquoise with food paste I left that color out. This is my second fondant cake and I used marshmallow fondant instead of the … Read more

Coolest Gift-wrapped Box Happy Birthday Cake Ideas 8

My girlfriend was turning 30 and her husband was having a surprise party for her. I just recently started cake decorating and wanted to try using fondant icing. I had never done it before and was really pleased how it turned out. I often look on the internet to get ideas and thats how I … Read more