Coolest Butterfly Birthday Cake

Coolest Butterfly Birthday Cake

My best friend Heather asked me to make her daughter Kaylynn a birthday cake to remember. She knew that I usually always make the birthday cakes for a few of my other friends’ children and I always, always make my son’s cakes. I never buy one that is pre-made from the store. It is more … Read more

Beautiful Butterfly Cake

Beautiful Butterfly Cake

I made this butterfly cake for a girl’s birthday party. The flavor was strawberry and color theme was pink. Baked two 9×13″ cakes with strawberry flavor, cut the sides to give the shape of  butterfly. ( I drew the butterfly on a sheet of paper, cut it and then put it over the cake to get accurate shape). … Read more

Cool Barbie Mariposa Cake

Cool Barbie Mariposa Cake

This Barbie Mariposa cake was a very fun cake to create, we spent a lot of time laughing while trying over and over again to make Barbie’s “outfit” look just right. This cake started out as two simple chocolate 13 x 9 cakes. By shaping the first cake, tracing on paper and mirroring the cuts on the second cake … Read more

Coolest Butterfly Tier Birthday Cake

Homemade Butterfly Tier Birthday Cake

I made this Homemade Butterfly Tier Birthday Cake for my youngest son’s birthday. I wanted this cake to be round but did not want to buy new cake pans. So, I adapted it to be square-ish. I wanted it more symmetrical but I ultimately liked how it turned out. It is a basic marble cake … Read more

Coolest Butterfly Cake Recipe

Homemade Butterfly Cake Recipe

I decided to make my daughter a homemade butterfly birthday cake recipe for her 2nd birthday. Her theme was butterflies, so I thought it was fitting. I used a heart shaped Wilton cookie pan. I found this on sale the day after Valentines day. It is a chocolate cake mix. I used swiss cake rolls … Read more

Coolest Purple Butterfly Cake

Homemade  Purple Butterfly Cake

This Purple Butterfly Cake was made for my niece who requested a lemon cake with purple frosting and a butterfly. I used a recipe for the butter cream found off the internet. I’ve made several birthday cakes for family using only store bought frosting led to disappointment. Having the right tools also makes all the … Read more

Cool Homemade Monarch Butterfly Cake for a 75th Birthday

Butterfly Cake

This butterfly cake was for a friend’s mother, turning 75. I baked 3 9″ rounds and used two full cakes for the top wing section. The third I used for the bottom wings. I drew out the wing pattern to the size and shape I needed. I then took a black sharpy and traced the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Butterfly Cakes 2

This cake was made with two chocolate circle cakes and a loaf shaped chocolate cake (there was cake left over, it was not all used). The circles were cut and arranged to achieve the wings. I sort of mixed my own icing with pre-mixed whipped frosting and Wilson concentrated food color (it makes the best … Read more

Coolest Butterfly Cake Ideas and How-To Tips 7

I baked two round cakes a day ahead and froze them. Each round became a wing of the butterfly cake. I cut each one in the shape of a butterfly wing. The center of the butterfly (the body) was comprised of 2 HO HOs end to end. I frosted the cakes pink and decorated them … Read more

Cool Homemade Pink, Yellow and Green Butterfly Birthday Cake

Homemade Butterfly Birthday Cake

I made this Butterfly Birthday Cake for my daughter’s 9th birthday. This year she wanted a butterfly cake so I decided to make her one since butterfly cakes fuel my fantasy for cake decorating. For the cake I used a 9 inch cake pan. I made the cake with ground walnuts and hazelnuts and added … Read more

Coolest Butterfly Birthday Cake Design

Homemade Butterfly Birthday Cake Design

For my daughter’s 2nd birthday party, she wanted a purple homemade butterfly birthday cake design (after we talked her out of a pig cake!). Easy, I thought. I made a chocolate chip cake using four 10″ cake pans. Easy. I drew the shapes for the wings onto cardstock and carved the cake around the templates. … Read more

Coolest Butterfly Garden Birthday Cake

Homemade Butterfly Garden Birthday Cake

This Butterfly Garden Birthday Cake is a three tiered butterfly garden themed cake for my daughter’s second birthday. It is only the second properly decorated cake I have done (the first was for her first birthday – a carousel) and I am very proud of it, although I know it could be loads better if … Read more