Coolest 50th Birthday Cake with Cupcakes

Homemade  50th Birthday Cake

This 50th birthday cake was my very first BIG cake that I offered to make for an uncle’s birthday party. I used a 12×8 oblong tin 4 times to double up the 2 cakes. I then cut the numbers out by hand after leaving cakes to chill overnight in fridge. I used a basic Madeira … 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

First Birthday Cake

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