Awesome Homemade Half and Half Birthday Christening Cake

half and half birthday christening cake

Here’s how I made this half and half birthday christening cake. I was asked to do a birthday cake for a 1 year old but to also make a christening cake. I asked for info on what Harry liked and was told he enjoys swimming, trains, ball pools and just toys in general. Well I … Read more

Last Minute Mickey Mouse Cake

Last Minute Mickey Mouse Cake

This last minute Mickey mouse cake is a 10 inch white cake frosted in homemade buttercream frosting. I made this for a friend that was doing some tile work for us. To make the number one, all I did was print a one picture off the internet. I cut out the number one, placed it on … Read more

Cool Homemade Race Car Track Cake

Cool Homemade Race Car Track Cake

I wanted to make my grandson’s birthday cake this year.  He absolutely loves cars, race tracks and mud, so I decided to build a cake around that theme. I baked two cakes.  One was in a round 9′ cake pan and the other in a 9×11′ pan.  After both were baked and cooled, I cut a … Read more

Number 8 Race Track Cake

I was excited when my son turned 8! He was into racing tracks and cars. What a perfect combination for making a cake… a number 8 race track cake. I baked 2 round 20cm cakes, chocolate and caramel mud. I levelled the cakes identically, slicing the tops off. I also cut the ends of each … Read more

Coolest 30th Birthday Cake

Coolest 30th Birthday Cake

My son in law was due for a 30th birthday and my daughter had arranged a surprise birthday meal with family and a few close friends, she asked me to make him a number 30 cake. This is what I did. I covered the cake board in blue icing and set aside overnight to dry … Read more

Coolest 6th Birthday Pony Cake

Coolest 6th Birthday Pony Cake

My friend gave me a couple days notice to make her daughter a 6th birthday cake! She wanted it quite simple, easy to cut at party and wanted it pony themed with cupcakes! It was quite a simple bake really – I cooked a large rectangular sponge and cut it into a large 6 shape. … Read more

Coolest Number 1 Birthday Cake with Smarties

Coolest Number 1 Birthday Cake with Smarties

I made this cake for my son’s first birthday cake. We all enjoyed it. It didn’t look perfect but you follow my steps you will see where I made the mistakes. I am positive my next smarties cake is going to be perfect. I always get excited when I make cakes and I run out … Read more

Coolest Number 16 Birthday Cake

Coolest Number 16 Birthday Cake

For my grandson’s sixteenth birthday (I really can’t believe he’s that old!) and knowing him as well as I do, I knew I had to make him a really special birthday cake. In the past, I’ve made baseballs, pirate treasure, army tank – you name it. So, I wanted this cake to be different and … Read more

Coolest Penguin Birthday Cake

Coolest Penguin Birthday Cake

My daughter wanted a number 10 shaped cake for her birthday. Easy enough I thought but I wanted to make it special so I added her favorite animal, a penguin . I had great fun in making lots of little fondant penguins, some with party hats and some with balloons, and two were holding a … Read more

Coolest Number One 1st Birthday Cake

Coolest Number One 1st Birthday Cake

For my daughter’s 1st birthday, I decided to make a cake in the shape of “1” and added block letters on the top of the cake that spelled her name “Ruth.” To do this, I baked 2 9×13 cakes, let them cool, froze them. After I took out the cakes from the freezer, I cut … Read more

Coolest Number 8 Birthday Cake

Coolest Number 8 Birthday Cake

I was asked by my niece to make this number 8 birthday cake for her daughter. She was going to have a party at the bear factory where her friends could make their own bear, so she wanted something to incorporate a bear. We decided on a number 8 with a bear and flowers on … Read more

Bryce’s Cake with a Road

Bryce's Cake with a Road

When I asked Bryce what kind of cake he wanted me to make for his 3rd birthday he said he wanted one with a road on it.  As I browsed through pictures on the internet, he watched over my shoulder, indignant if I stopped on one that did not have a road.  “I need a … 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 Number 1 with Teddy Bear Birthday Cake

Coolest Number 1 with Teddy Bear Birthday Cake

I love decorating cakes as a hobby. I was asked by a close friend to make a number one cake for her friend’s baby. This is how I made it: I started by making a grey bear out of half flower paste and half roll out icing. This hardens better and is easier to model … Read more

Coolest Number One Birthday Cake

Homemade Number One Birthday Cake

I made this Number One birthday cake with 4 boxes of choc cake mix in a large rectangle roasting dish. My husband drew a template or the number one and I cut it out of the cake (refrigerate for a couple of hours beforehand, I find its easier than cutting a fresh spongy cake and … Read more

Coolest #30 Birthday Cake

Homemade  #30 Birthday Cake

The #30 Birthday Cake was made using a Wilton 14.5x11x2 banking pan. Two seperate cakes were baked one for the number 3, and the other for number 0, using regular box cake mix any flavor. The numbers were cut out using extra large craft stensles, which may be bought in any craft store. The cakes … Read more

Coolest Number 3 Birthday Cake

Homemade Number 3 Birthday Cake

This Number 3 birthday cake is for my niece, Syifaa’s 3rd birthday. I thought of trying out the number cake filled with a star design. The design I adapted from this Coolest-Birthday-cakes website. I used two of 7” round cakes, chocolate cake and milk cake. Cut it into 2 layered cakes. Put alternate layers between … Read more

Coolest 4th Birthday Race Track Cake

Homemade 4th Birthday Race Track Cake

The theme of my son’s 4th birthday party was race cars – one of his favourite topics and easy enough to translate into decor, activities, etc. We were determined to have a race-track cake, with these ‘specifications': had to feed a lot of people (18 kids, 30+ adults); no fondant icing; no excessive cake “architecture”; … Read more

Coolest Number 1 Girl Birthday Cake

Coolest Number 1 Girl Birthday Cake

I made this Number 1 Girl Birthday Cake for my daughter. It was the first cake that I made and decorated and I got my ideas from this site and others on the internet. I started by baking two rectangular chocolate cakes, let them cool, cut off their domes, cut them up in the shape … Read more

Coolest 2nd Birthday Race Track Cake

Homemade 2nd Birthday Race Track Cake

My 2 year old is obsessed with Cars (the movie) so when I started to look for a Cars cake to do for his 2nd birthday I stumbled across this website and the car race track cakes. I felt like this would be a much easier option than doing an actual cake that is a … Read more

First Birthday Cake

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I made this No.1 birthday cake for my daughter’s birthday. It was my first attempt at using fondant icing and the result was fantastic. I hired the No.1 tin from the local cake decorating shop and used a Madeira cake mix also purchased from store. I baked the cake on Tuesday ready to be decorated … Read more

Coolest Mario 5th Birthday Cake

Homemade Mario 5th Birthday Cake

I made this Mario 5th Birthday Cake for my son’s birthday. I baked 2 trays of 9×13 inch cake. Put them together with some jam and iced the sides of the cake using Wilton green color paste. I iced the top with the Wilton grass tip for the grass effect. I made the number 5 … Read more

Coolest 85th Birthday

Homemade 85th Birthday

My sister-in-law asked me to make an “85” cake for my mother-in-law’s birthday. This is what I came up with. I used an 11×15 sheet cake pan that had 1 white cake mix and 1 chocolate cake mix swirled together to make a marble cake. I found number templates online that I printed and cut … Read more