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

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 50th Cake

Homemade 50th Cake

I baked this 50th cake for my husband who was 50 on 1st Jan. I started by baking two 9” x 13” sponge cakes, these were then left to cool, and then filled with jam and butter cream. I then cut out a template in card to resemble a 50 but where the 5 and … 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