Not Crabby….Happy Birthday Cake

This is a celebration cake. My grandson has autism and had a rough couple years at elementary school.  But things were looking up.  He was making great effort and for this grading period. He came home with a great report card and we all felt it was worth a celebration. We took him to our … Read more

Ahoy me-Harteys! It’s a Johnny Depp Anime Cake

My gorgeous friend Leah was throwing a surprise party for her hubbies big 3-0 and asked for a Pirate themed cake to follow their dinner at a well-known Mexican cafe. So what else could I make but a chili-chocolate, swashbuckling pirate with as much swagger as Mr Depp himself!  Thus, this pirate-treat was born and devoured … Read more

Muddy Monster Truck Birthday Cake

My husband and I worked together on this muddy Monster Truck birthday cake. We used the Wilton Race Car pan for the car body, following the instructions for the cake pan. Then we used 4 mini Angel food cake pans to make the monster tires. Baked one additional chocolate cake to cut up for the … Read more

Float Tube Fishing Cake

Sports and Recreation Cakes

I made this float tube fishing cake for my adult son that loves to float tube fish. I looked and looked online for ideas and couldn’t find a float tube cake so here it is. The cake is German chocolate and pecan frosting, candy rocks, little Debbie logs, gummie frogs, ice cream cone trees and a fondant fish. My son was so impressed … Read more

Coolest Monster Book Harry Potter Cakes

Coolest Harry Potter Cakes - Photos and Tips

My son wanted a Harry Potter Literary Theme for his 7th birthday this year. I have always enjoyed making his cakes for his parties. We decided to make the cake look like one of the HP books. I used a Wilton book pan and a 9X14 pan. This is essentially two cakes, one topping the … Read more

Coolest Tinkerbell Cake Ideas and Decorating Tips

Coolest Tinkerbell Cake Ideas and Photos

I made this Tinkerbell cake for my boyfriend’s niece’s 4th birthday party. She really likes Tinkerbell and princesses so I decided to make a Tinkerbell cake! Since Tinkerbell is sort of a woodsy pixie I thought it would be cool to make the towers into trees. I added grass around the top part and bottom. … Read more

Coolest Birthday Cakes and Homemade Cake Recipes

Coolest Cake Recipes and Ideas for Birthdays

I made this cake using one of my homemade cake recipes for my husband’s birthday. It is a large round cake pan, using three white cake mixes. It is completely covered in satin ice which is a lot like fondant (but I think it tastes better). I used one of his Copenhagen cans as a … Read more

6 Coolest Train Cake Ideas with All the Bells and Whistles

Coolest Train Birthday Cake

Chugga! Chugga! Choo! Choo! All aboard for some of the coolest train cake ideas to pull into our cake decorating station. If you know someone who has a fascination with trains and railroads, you’re going to be stoked by these train themed cakes. Making one of them for a train lover could very well be … Read more

Cool Train Birthday Cake Ideas for the Hobby Baker

Coolest Train Birthday Cake Photos

Here is a train birthday cake using the Wilton 3D cake pan as the engine car and three loaf pans as the other cars. I put a cupcake on top of the caboose. It was very easy to do. Just ice the train birthday cake and add candy and Voila! Cool Black Train Birthday Cake … Read more

Coolest DIY Train Cake Ideas and Decorating Tips

Coolest Train Cake Photos and Tips

My son loves trains so I decided to make a train cake for his third birthday. I took some ideas from this site and added my own. I used mini loaf pans for the cars and then iced them. Each car had a different theme and was decorated with different candies. The wheels are mini … Read more

Coolest Train Birthday Cake Ideas and How-To Tips

Coolest Train Birthday Cake Photos and Tips

I made this train birthday cake for my nephew’s 5th birthday. I baked my cakes in loaf pans and cut off one of the cakes, placed it on top of the other to make a locomotive. I decorated my cake with fresh whipped cream and used fruits on the wagon trains. It was a hit … Read more

Cool Train Birthday Cakes and Decorating Ideas

Coolest Train Birthday Cakes and Photos

I first want to thank you for having such a helpful website. I used this site and several of the recipes for ideas for train birthday cakes. I made this for my son’s 2nd birthday party. I would definitely recommend using the frozen pound cakes for the engine and cars. I used a total of … Read more