Cool Luau Themed Cupcake Tower and Cake

Cool Luau Themed Cupcake Tower and Cake

This was a Luau themed cupcake tower my friend and I did for her granddaughters 9th birthday. The cake and cupcakes were a chocolate recipe I found online that was a boxed cake mix enhanced with additional ingredients. The buttercream recipe was off the Wilton website and the cookies were a vanilla sugar cookie also … Read more

Coolest Hula Girl Cake

Coolest Hula Girl Cake

I baked the Hula girl cake in a dolly varden cake tin, then when it was cool I pushed the doll into the centre. The skirt is piped rows of green butter icing and the flowers are made from coloured fondant icing. I added some brown fondant to the bodice of the doll so they … Read more

Coolest Beach Movie Luau Themed Cake

Coolest Beach Movie Luau Themed Cake

This beach movie luau themed cake was so much fun to make!  A little girl who likes the Teen Beach Movie was having a similar themed birthday party. Her mother and I brainstormed to come up with this cake idea. It included a van with a surfboard on top along with party themed colored surfboards … Read more

Coolest Hawaiian Theme Party Tiki Birthday Cake

Coolest Hawaiian Theme Party Tiki Birthday Cake

My daughter wanted a Hawaiian themed birthday party and cake. The cake is a white cake  I used coconut milk in place of milk to give it island flavor. The filling in between is pineapple buttercream. I covered cake in white fondant and hand painted it brown with several different browns. I used brown gels … Read more

Coolest Luau Graduation Cake

Coolest Luau Graduation Cake

I was given 2 photos to create a beautiful and unique graduation cake for 2 people; I wanted almost everything to be editable. The only things that are not editable are the hula girl/guys and palm trees. I hand made the chocolate shells with a mold and I mixed 3 colors to get that perfect … Read more

Beautiful Luau Cake for 7th Birthday

Beautiful Luau Cake for 7th Birthday

This was a three day project starting with the handmade fondant decorations. I nearly tore a fingernail off needing the color into the fondant! It probabbly took about 3 to 4 hrs to make just the hula girl alone. She lost an arm along the way which as you can imagine was very frustrating in … Read more

Hawaiian Luau Cake

Hawaiian Luau Cake

I was asked if I would make a cake for the luau we were having at the American Legion. I started out like I usually do and decide what size cake I want. I decide to shape it like a Hawaiian hat first. Then I took some fondant and colored it pink. I thought it … Read more

Coolest Sweet 16 Luau Cake

Coolest Sweet 16 Luau Cake

Making the Luau cake was so much fun!  The cake was a surprise for a friends daughter’s Sweet 16 party, I was excited to make this cake for her to share with her family and friends.  The theme was Luau and I set the cake tiers and colors to match the birthday girls dress, bottom … Read more

Coolest Tiki Island Birthdy Cake

Coolest Tiki Island Birthdy Cake

My grand daughter asked me to make her a Tiki Island birthday cake for her sixth birthday. Knowing how high her expectations are, I knew I had my work cut out. I began researching tiki pictures and themes on the internet. I chose all the perfect colors and began baking my layers. I started with … Read more

Cool Hawaiian Thanks Cake

Cool Hawaiian Thanks Cake

I am a self taught cake decorator with no schooling. I learned just because of the love of creating. This particular cake was inspired by someone needing a cake to say thank you. The person is native to Hawaii and he just came back from a visit to his family and upon his return to … Read more

Coolest Hawaiian Luau Birthday Cake

Coolest Hawaiian Luau Birthday Cake

I had a blast doing this Hawaiian Luau birthday cake. It was my niece, Faith’s 12th birthday. My parents, Faith and myself had a HUGELY anticipated trip to Hawaii planned in June and her birthday fell on our first full day there. We celebrated her birthday at home the weekend before our trip with what??? … Read more

Coolest Hawaiian Luau Tiki Cake

Coolest Hawaiian Luau Tiki Cake

This entirely edible display was made for a Hawaiian Luau. The totem in the center is made of four six inch rounds stacked. I stacked the first two on the board, frosted and inserted 5 dowel rods to support the weight of the next two layers. I prepared a small cake board, stacked the next … Read more

Coolest 50th Birthday Luau Cake

Coolest 50th Birthday Luau Cake

Believe it or not, this was a last minute cake! Made entirely by one person in one week, this cake wasn’t as hard as it looks. I had to take it tier by tier in order to not panic. I started with the bottom, which consists of buttercream and fondant rocks. The rocks were actually … Read more

21st Birthday Tiki Totum Cake

My daughter’s 21st birthday party was on Saturday 9th March. The idea for a cake was hatched mid-week of that week! So dived into Google and YouTube as had never decorated a cake with fondant icing before!!!! Eek. I am used to dress-making and knitting complicated patterns, so how much more difficult could it be? … Read more

Coolest Hawaiian Luau Cakes

Coolest Hawaiian Luau Cakes

I made 3 Hawaiian Luau Cakes. The top level is a pineapple. I used a 6″ and a prep bowl to make my cake, with a little carving to tweak it. It is covered in fondant. The leaves are fondant with gum text added to help them harden and keep their shape. I piped my lines with butter cream. … Read more

Cool Homemade Tiki Cake

Homemade Tiki Cake

I did get the idea for this Tiki cake from this website. I wanted to show how cool mine came out. I did things a little different. I used 9 inch round pans. The cake was 6 layers high and every layer was a different type of chocolate and frosted in between. I leveled each … Read more

Coolest Pre School Graduation Luau Cake

Homemade Pre School Graduation Luau Cake

First of all, I bow to the ladies that went before me! Thank you SO much for all of your ideas and help in making this Pre School Graduation Luau Cake so much fun to make! When the pre-school teacher came to me asking for a cake for 50 people (including 35 children) in a … Read more

Awesome Homemade Luau Theme Cake

Homemade Luau Cake

This Homemade Luau Cake was a birthday cake for my daughter, Piper, who wanted a Luau theme cake. Since her birthday is in June and her parties are always at the lake, which involves a curvy road in, I had to figure out something easily transportable! (The 3D dog cake’s head fell off on the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Beach Theme Kid Birthday Cake Ideas 4

To make this kid birthday cake I used two 9×13 layer cakes and stacked them on top of each other. It was frosted with a store bought chocolate frosting. I crushed up nilla wafers to make the sand and used spray blue cake color to “airbrush” the waves and spray white for the whitecaps on … Read more

Coolest Homemade Luau Party Cakes 8

For my daughters 10th birthday, she wanted to have a Luau party. For the Luau party cake, I found a picture of a cake on the Internet and took it from there. My daughter, Heather, requested chocolate, so we started with a basic box cake mix, which I made in a 9 X 13 pan. … Read more

Coolest Cakes for Luau Parties 0

I threw a Luau for my daughters first birthday party. I am stopped daily and told my baby looks like a Cabbage Patch Kid so I decided to personalize her cake to her invitations. I took a half sheet cake with a layer of plain white buttercream frosting and started with that as my canvas. … Read more

Coolest Hula Dancer Birthday Cake

Homemade Hula Dancer Birthday Cake

I made this Hula Dancer Birthday Cake for my daughter’s 8th birthday. It is a chocolate cake with chocolate filling and covered with homemade fondant. I used two pans, one ten inches round for the base, and the other shaped like a cone. I sliced the cake into three layers and filled it with chocolate … Read more

Coolest Hula Girl Cakes for a Luau Party Idea 6

I prepared this Hula girl cake in a batter bowl with 1 1/2 cake mixes according to package directions. I had a 1st birthday luau for my little girl and I got the idea to have a “hula Barbie cake”. I think it was really easy to use the Barbie doll that had a bikini … Read more

Coolest Homemade Luau Cake

Luau Scene Cake

I made this Luau cake for my daughter’s second birthday – a Luau Party. A large rectangular cake ( I used Funfetti) and large cupcake, top cut off to make island, were first very lightly iced with cream cheese frosting. I then used blue food coloring to tint the icing to make water, it looks … Read more