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

Coolest Bee Movie Cake

Coolest Bee Movie Cake

This bee movie cake is made out of lots of layers of vanilla sponge made into a beehive.  I used gold lustre dust for definition to the levels, with Barry B Benson on top holding a happy birthday sign for my 8 yr old girl! I copied the bee form a Bee Movie picture, I think … Read more

Awesome Ladybug Cake

Awesome Ladybug Cake

This ladybug cake was made for a baby shower that I was holding for my little granddaughter that was born.I wanted it to be special and give my brain a challenge.It worked, it wasn’t the easiest I made the butterflies over and over until I was happy with them. Everything is edible and the butterflies and flowers were … Read more

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

Coolest Hippy Bumblebee Cake

Hippy Bumblebee cake

I really enjoyed making this hippy bumblebee cake for a friend’s mums’s 60th birthday, she LOVES bees and was a bit of a hippy back in the 60’s. The bee is made from 3 x orange cakes baked in a small Pyrex glass bowl. The base is a square lemon sponge. I made the wings … Read more

Coolest Ladybug Birthday Cake

Ladybug birthday cake

 My best friend’s house was infested with ladybugs this summer, so she became known as the ladybug queen. So this year for her birthday I made a ladybug birthday cake. Sinus nicked into her house and left a trail of small wooden ladybugs from her front door to her living room where the surprise cake … 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

Easy But Fancy-Looking Butterfly Birthday Cake

Easy But Fancy-Looking Butterfly Birthday Cake

This butterfly birthday cake was for my granddaughter’s seventh birthday, and she loved it. I used nine-inch heart-shaped pans. The top wings were each a single heart, the lower wings were a single heart cut in half. The body was Rice Crispy treats, and the antennas were Twizzlers. Half was chocolate cake, and the half … Read more

Coolest Ladybug Cake

My daughter’s 1st birthday was fast approaching and I wasn’t sure what to do. Then it hit me, we are always calling her “our little lady,” so I decided to do a ladybug birthday for her. I know that traditionally the first birthday is important to have a smash cake or a messy cake that the kids … Read more

Little Lady Bug Birthday Cake

Little Lady Bug Birthday Cake

This little Lady Bug birthday cake was for a special little one year old and her first birthday. She loves ladybugs. Creating this cake I used a small sports ball pan and a cupcake for the head, pipe cleaners for the antenna and butter cream icing. Then I surrounded her by grass and flowers of icing!

Colourful Caterpillar Cake

Colourful Caterpillar Cake

This is the first cake I ever made! Well, that was decorated, anyway. My daughter’s first birthday cake, we had her party combined with her Dedication. Everyone loved the caterpillar cake. My mother in law helped me bake and ice it. I probably found a picture on the internet for inspiration, being back in 2008, … Read more

Ladybug Baby Shower Cake

Ladybug Baby Shower Cake

I was pregnant with my second child, second baby girl! Despite the fact that I was 8 months pregnant, taking care of a toddler, as well as planning party and birth, I managed to pull of my best work. This Ladybug baby shower cake was a 10×4 inch strawberry banana cake in which I colored the banana a neon green so … Read more

Awesome Homemade 4 Tiered Butterfly Birthday Cake

Coolest Butterfly Birthday Cake

For the last few years I’ve made my nieces their birthday cakes, every year I ask them what they want their cake to look like. One year my younger niece said she would like a butterfly birthday cake, so I dug out my seldom used butterfly shaped cake pan, and after looking at it for a good … 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 Snail Cake

Coolest Snail Cake

This snail cake was for a friend’s daughter, who is crazy about snails! The base was made from rocky road, as I wanted something stable enough to carry the shell. I covered the rocky road in a layer of dark chocolate plastique. The shell was made from 2 cakes. One was a half sphere, baked … Read more

A Number 3 Birthday Cake with Creepy Crawlies

A Number 3 Birthday Cake with Creepy Crawlies

I baked 2 round cakes and leveled the tops. Using a round cookie cutter I removed the centers of the cakes, and then cut sections from the ‘ring’ cakes to fit together and form the ‘3’. This cake was for my youngest son’s birthday party. Tiger cake being a favorite cake (stripy chocolate and vanilla  made with olive oil rather … Read more

Coolest Ladybug Birthday Cake

Coolest Ladybug Birthday Cake

I was planning a trip to Oregon for a family visit.  I live in Southern Alabama and go to visit at least every couple years.  This visit just happened to fall on my sister’s birthday so of course she begged me to make her cake for it. I make everyone’s cakes at home for birthdays, … Read more

Cute Worm Bug Party Cake

Cutest Worm Cake Ever!!

My daughter just turned 6. We can barely believe it, the years have gone so fast, yet they also seem to have been a loooong 6 yrs – lol. She asked for a “Worm Party”. Given that this is probably the last year we’ll get away with something non- pink-sparklie-girlie, I took the ball and … Read more

Cool Ladybug Birthday Cake and Ladybug Cupcakes

Cool Ladybug Birthday Cake and Ladybug Cupcakes

I made this Ladybug birthday cake and Ladybug cupcakes for my grand daughter for her birthday. I used fondant for the lady bug. I baked a two layer, covered it in fondant. I used a small round cutter to make dots. I bought a candy mold of lady bugs to make the smaller lady bugs out … Read more

Beautiful Dairy-Free and Soy-Free Ladybug Cake

Beautiful Dairy-Free and Soy-Free Ladybug Cake

My daughter experienced dairy/soy allergy until she was about 14 months old.  It’s nearly impossible to find cakes that are both dairy free and soy free so I knew we needed to come up with a homemade option for her first birthday. We chose a ladybug theme for her birthday and made her a beautiful … Read more

Coolest Ladybug Cake for Ladybug Girl 1st Birthday

Coolest Ladybug Cake for Ladybug Girl 1st Birthday

Fondant is wonderful to work with when it comes to cake decorating. No more flat cakes.  They have to be 3D now.  I had made Lightning McQueen Cars cake for my 2 year old grandson and now it was his sister’s turn.  My daughter wanted a ladybug theme so I got out my Wilton egg pan and … Read more

Coolest Bumble Bee 1st Birthday Cake

Coolest Bumble Bee 1st Birthday Cake

This Bumble Bee cake was made for my granddaughter Addy’s 1st birthday. I made a classic 13×9 sheet cake, then cut out 4 pieces to shape the head, wings and tapered body. I then used some of those pieces to shape the wings and the stinger. The wings were iced with white icing and a blue bakery … Read more

Coolest Ladybug Birthday Cake

Coolest Ladybug Birthday Cake

I made this ladybug birthday cake for my daughter’s 3rd birthday using a few ideas that I got from your site.  It was so much fun to make!  I made a home made strawberry cake (1 1/2x the recipe).  I made an 11 x 13 cake for the base and a used a large glass … Read more

Coolest Bucket of Bugs & Dirt Cake

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My son, who was turning 4 was really into bugs and loves to dig in the dirt! So we decided to have a “Bug” birthday for him. The Cake was SUPER easy! I got alot of ideas from this site and went to work. I mixed up 3 boxed cake mixes to make 18 cupcakes, … Read more