Coolest Homemade Hissing Cockroach Cake

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I baked one round and one oval chocolate cake. Then I hollowed out the centre and filled it with homemade Boston cream filling. Next, I covered with a buttercream icing crumb coat placed in fridge for a bit. I made marshmallow fondant and rolled out and covered the cake. I added a few extra strips … Read more

Bee Theme Gender Reveal Cake

Bee Theme Gender Reveal Cake

What Will Baby BEE? Gender Reveal Cake  I made this gender reveal cake for a baby shower and I had the most fun making it. It got great reactions. The actual bee hive was a blue colored cake so that when the mom-to-be would cut into it, it would reveal the gender of the baby as being … Read more

Cutest Ladybug Birthday Cake

Cutest Ladybug Birthday Cake

I made this ladybug birthday cake for my granddaughter, Catie. Ladybug Birthday Cake Instructions I started by making two ten inch round French vanilla cakes. Then, I bake one dozen cupcakes. When the cakes were cool I frosted them with buttercream frosting. Then, I covered the round cake with fondant. I covered the cupcakes with … Read more

Mommy to Bee Baby Shower Cake

Mommy to Bee Baby Shower Cake

This mommy to BEE baby shower cake was inspired by my daughter who asked me to make a cake for her friend’s shower. The theme of the shower is bumble bees, so this is the cake I came up with. Bee Baby Shower Cake Details This is a 3 tier cake made with 12″, 10″, and 8″ round pans. All … Read more

Ladybug and Dragonfly Cake

Ladybug and Dragonfly Cake

My daughter and I made this ladybug and dragonfly cake for her grandmother’s birthday. Her grandma loves dragonflies! We used this site for inspiration. Ladybug and Dragonfly Cake Directions We made the equivalent of 3 cake mixes to create and assemble this cake. We used two Pyrex bowls, a 9×13 cake pan, and a 10×15 … Read more

Pretty Butterfly Cake for Twin Girls

Pretty Butterfly Cake for Twin Girls

My twin girls wanted a butterfly themed cake. I found a couple years ago, cake decorating is a lot of fun so I have been making their cakes. My imagination was all over the place however it stopped with a two layer cake covered in green & white marble fondant. I rolled a small amount … Read more

Coolest Ladybug and Flowers Cake

Coolest Ladybug and Flowers Cake

This ladybug and flowers cake took me many hours to make. I made it for a sweet lady in our church. For the base of the cake I used 9×13 cake pans. The ladybug was made from two different glass bowls, one small pyrex and one medium round bowl. The smaller one for the head … Read more

My Scorpion Cake

My Scorpion Cake

My brother requested that I make him a scorpion cake for his 28th birthday last October 24.  Why scorpion? Because his zodiac sign is a scorpion. When he ask me to make this cake it was another challenge for me and the first thing that came to mind was, “Why scorpion? Can’t you pick something … Read more

Beautiful Beehive Cake

Beautiful Beehive Cake

This beehive cake is the first cake I made for someone else. My cousin initially asked my sister to make a cake for his son’s 1st birthday. She declined and said ‘ask Bubby, she’s the creative one’ (I’m Bubby by the way) and because I had the ingredients and I was too cheap to get … Read more

Coolest Ladybug Birthday Smash Cake

Coolest Ladybug Birthday Smash Cake

This ladybugcake was made to celebrate a 1st birthday.  It was a 4-tier scene cake. Every tier had a different scene with the top ladybug being the smash cake. The bottom (4th) tier was green with grass and royal icing drop flowers. The third tier was light blue with the birthday girl’s name on the … Read more

Coolest Butterfly Mask Birthday Cake

Coolest Butterfly Mask Birthday Cake

Well I made this butterfly mask cake last year for mine and my sisters birthday we have the same day but 6 years apart I made chocolate and yellow cake. Both tries where two layers and I made buttercream icing from home I made the design on paper before I made the cake. I bought … Read more

Cool Beetles, Ladybugs and Butterflies Cake

So, in December of 2013, my nephew wanted a Beatles cake.  He had come to love their music and so had the Beatles themed party, cake and all.  His younger sister, who loves him very much, wanted a similar cake.  So since she is a warrior princess, we changed the Beatles to beetles and threw … Read more

Sweetest 1st Birthday Butterfly Cake

Sweetest 1st Birthday Butterfly Cake

I made this 1st birthday butterfly cake for a precious little girl. Savannah is a sweet little redhead I met through a sister in church, a beautiful little person I grew to love very much. When her birthday came around and I was asked to make this cake for her, it was more than an honor. Savannah … Read more

Sweet Homemade Butterfly Birthday Cake for my Granddaughter

Coolest Butterfly Birthday Cake

Every year I spoil my two grandchildren with a homemade birthday cake of their own choice for their birthday parties. This year my granddaughter asked me to bake her a butterfly cake for her 6th birthday party. I bought 2 packets of cakemix and baked the cake in a large rectangular cake tin. I also … Read more

Coolest 1st Birthday Ladybird Cake

Coolest 1st Birthday Ladybird Cake

I made this cake for my daughter’s first birthday party, and my first ever attempt at anything like this before. It is just one round cake for the head and two larger rounds stacked for the back. I rounded the two edges into more of a ball shape and covered them with fondant. I secured … Read more

Coolest Ladybug Cake for Daughter’s 1st Birthday

Coolest Ladybug Cake for Daughter's 1st Birthday

My youngest daughter turned one on March 26 and we had her party today, March 29, 2014. I have always wanted to try to make a ladybug cake so it worked out perfectly when I decided to have a ladybug themed birthday party. This cake was simple but turned out very cute. I baked two- … Read more

Coolest Caterpillar Cake for Grandson

Coolest Caterpillar Cake for Grandson

We had our hearts set on a  caterpillar cake for our grandson’s 2nd birthday so, after searching locally for ball pans without success we purchased Wilton Ball Pans online. Delivery was the biggest cost! Thinking we had never strayed from a recipe, we bought several cake mixes assuming test bakes would be required. To our … Read more

Homemade 16th Butterfly Birthday Cake

Homemade 16th Butterfly Birthday Cake

I made this butterfly birthday cake for my friend’s daughter’s  birthday. I started to make butterflies three day early. Solid ones are fondant, rolled fondant out and used cookie cutter, laid them out on very lightly greased cookie sheet.  The lacing looking one are royal icing. I used basic recipe, 3 egg whites 1 tbl … Read more

Cute Homemade Ladybird Cake

Coolest Ladybird Cake

I made this ladybird cake for a raffle for a coffee morning to raise money for the Ladybird Group (for children with additional needs). The organizer made this the star prize which I was delighted with. I made one layer of the cake in an 8″ tin and the top rounded layer in a glass bowl … Read more

Cool Custom Dragonfly Cake

Cool Custom Dragonfly Cake

We made this dragonfly cake for my mom who loves dragonflies.  After seeing how others had approached the design, we decided to combine different approaches into one. For the body, we used 3 different containers.  A mini loaf pan for the body, a 2 cup measuring cup for the head, and smaller 1 cup ingredient … Read more

Coolest Lady Bug Cake

Coolest Lady Bug Cake

Last year my step niece had her bridal shower which I helped plan.  When she was younger she was big into ladybugs.  So I thought it would be awesome to have a ladybug cake.   Something to bring her childhood and adulthood to a full circle and to wish her luck. She and everyone else at … Read more

Cool Homemade Butterfly Birthday Cake for my Niece

Coolest Butterfly Birthday Cake

I made this butterfly birthday cake for my niece’s 1st birthday as she loves butterflies. I started by making a round chocolate cake, left it to cool and then refrigerated it for 30 mins. which made it easy to cut. I had 1 kg white icing prepared and then mixed some purple and pink icing … Read more

Coolest Ladybug Birthday Cake

Lady beetle first birthday fun

 Thought I’d share my little one’s first birthday surprise . We had a teddy – bear’s picnic and I made a ladybug birthday cake with the help of her lovely cousin. What started out as a simple idea turned out to be quite a cooking marathon. Not being very adapt bakers but with high ambitions we … Read more

Twin Ladybug Smash Up Birthday Cakes

Twin Ladybug Smash Up Birthday Cakes

My sister and I volunteered to make the smash cakes for our baby nieces’ 1st birthday, and we put these cute little twin ladybugs together to go with the garden themed party. We used small and large ramekin dishes for the head and body – layed foil on top and then pushed foil into dishes … Read more