Cool DIY 21st Birthday Cake Idea

21st Birthday Cake Idea

I was asked to make a 21st birthday cake for a young man. I was told he loves his bed and computers. First, I covered the cake board in a black and white marble effect and set aside. Then, I baked the cake. I baked three oblong sponge cakes and left to cool before crumb … Read more

Hilarious Homemade Crap Cake

CRAP Cake

I made this chocolate fudge cake for my father in laws 70th birthday. He had just retired from working in hardware so thought this idea was perfect! He has sold toilets and all things plumbing for over 50 years (Plus he has a great sense of humour)! The cake was a huge hit at his surprise … Read more

Pretty Bed Cake

Pretty Bed Cake

A friend of mine asked me to make a cake for her friend for her daughters birthday she was to become 25 years old. She decided she wanted a bed with two dogs sitting by the girl, so I started by making the two dogs she wanted a black stuffy and a golden labrador. I then made a … Read more

Coolest Man Lounging on a Sofa Cake

Coolest Man Lounging on a Sofa Cake

I made this reading and lounging man sofa cake for a friend. When my friend asked for a cake for her husband who loves to read and relax, this is what I came up with. The sofa was made with a rich chocolate cake covered with melted chocolate wafers. The man (aka my friend’s husband) … Read more

Coolest Sofa Cake

My friend asked me to make a sofa cake for her relative’s birthday. I started by baking a 8″ vanilla sponge cake. When this was cold, I filled it with buttercream. They didn’t want any jam, Then, I sandwiched them together. Next, I cut off a third of the cake and stood the larger part … Read more

Coolest Kitchen Appliances Cake

Coolest Kitchen Appliances Cake

For this kitchen appliances cake, I cut the topper out Styrofoam to the size I needed. Then, I covered it with fondant and decorated it with cabinet decorations, vegetables, and a wok also made from fondant. I made make all that ahead of time and let it dry hard. Once the pieces were all dry, … Read more

Coolest Man Sleeping on Sofa Cake

The man sleeping on sofa cake is made in a 20cm by 20cm square tin. When the cake is ready cut the surface to make an even surface (Remove the middle bump that forms when baking cakes). Half of the cake was used for the seat of the sofa and the rest was used for the … Read more

Coolest Housewarming Cake

Coolest Housewarming Cake

I made this housewarming cake for a great friend’s housewarming party!  I used the Wilton 11×17 sheet pan and followed the baking instructions that came with it.  Since it takes 2 cake mixes, I used 1 white cake mix and 1 chocolate cake mix and made it half and half.  Since I did not have the star … Read more

Coolest 7th Birthday Bed Cake

Homemade 7th Birthday Bed Cake

I made this 7th Birthday Bed Cake for a friend’s daughter whose bedding had the flowers and owls on it. We found paper plates with the same print so that was my guide line for inspiration. This cake took me two days to make. I made two different royal icing recipes to make the letters … Read more

Coolest Bed Birthday Cake

Homemade Bed Birthday Cake

My husband always complains that I take more than 75% of bed space while sleeping. So,on his birthday I thought of giving him a surprise gift… it indeed brought a smile on his face. He just loved eating it too.. Please excuse the perfection as two crying kids aged 2 and a half and 5 … Read more

Cool Homemade Bed Cake

Homemade Bed Cake

It was my friend’s daughter Maya’s birthday and I wanted to do a special cake that is not so common. So I decided on a bed cake. I made my two cakes. Basic recipe. The one cake was a rectangular one (8 eggs,2 cups margarine, 2 cups castor sugar, 1 cup milk, two tablespoons Vanilla, … Read more

Coolest Sisters Bed Birthday Cake

Homemade Sisters Bed Birthday Cake

Since losing my job I have been trying to supplement my income making cakes for people I know. I taught myself how, looking at books, the internet (video’s) and just a lot of practice. I made this sisters bed birthday cake for my niece’s birthdays. Genevive is the older and is studious and mature. Karen … Read more