Perfect Penguin Friends Cake

Perfect Penguin Friends Cake

Who says winter birthdays can’t be fun?!?  Sure, you can’t be outdoors, but you can stay inside and enjoy dream up the perfect penguin cake. That is just what my 8 yr old daughter who was born in January and is obsessed about penguins did to make her birthday party a huge success. Weeks before … Read more

Cool Homemade Calculator Cake

I made this calculator cake for my best friend who loves math. She’s the ultimate geek. I was in charge of the birthday cake for her birthday celebration, so I thought I would make her something memorable. The inside is a beautiful chocolate and vanilla sponge cake. I covered it in black fondant and made the … Read more

Valentina’s First Birthday Cake

Valentina's First Birthday Cake

I made this first birthday cake for my niece, Valentina. Her mom (my sister) looked around the web for some ideas for this cake. She filled my phone with all types of cakes; it was overdone. As a creative baker I just like to let my imagination flow, so I decided to decorate the cake as if it were a ballet … Read more

9th Birthday Castle Cake

9th Birthday Castle Cake

I got the idea for this birthday castle cake from this website. I made it to celebrate my daughter’s 9th birthday. Birthday Castle Cake Directions I made two square and two round chocolate cakes. My daughter loves chocolate, so I filled the cake with dark and white truffle. I iced it with pink whipped cream. The … Read more

Bee Theme Gender Reveal Cake

Bee Theme Gender Reveal Cake

What Will Baby BEE? Gender Reveal Cake  I made this gender reveal cake for a baby shower and I had the most fun making it. It got great reactions. The actual bee hive was a blue colored cake so that when the mom-to-be would cut into it, it would reveal the gender of the baby as being … Read more

Coolest Brain Cake for a Halloween Birthday

Coolest Brain Cake for a Halloween Birthday

This brain cake was made for a teen’s Halloween birthday, zombie themed party. I used red velvet cake with raspberry jam filling, covered it in marshmallow fondant brain tissue and painted on raspberry jam for fresh look. Brain Cake Instructions First I baked two 8″ round red velvet layers. I let them cool and then wrapped … Read more

Barnyard Theme Girl Baby Shower Cake

Barnyard Theme Girl Baby Shower Cake

I had a lot of fun making this girl baby shower cake for my best friend’s baby shower. Girl Baby Shower Cake Directions I formed all the little farm animals and the scarecrow out of the decorator preferred fondant about three days in advance so they would have time to dry a little. For the … Read more

80th Birthday Sunflower Cake

80th Birthday Sunflower Cake

I made this sunflower cake for my grandmother’s 80th birthday. Her favorite flower is a sunflower. Being that it was a big birthday for her I wanted to make a cake that was out of the ordinary, and not a typical number 80 cake or a cake decorated in sunflowers. So, after hours of sketches and ideas … Read more

Coolest 3 Tier Pirate Cake

Coolest 3 Tier Pirate Cake

Who doesn’t love pirates! This pirate cake was such a fun cake to make. It was 3 tiers of cake topped off with a chocolate pirate skull. Pirate Cake Instructions The bottom two tiers I ruffled with different shades of white and blue fondant to give it the appearance of waves. The top tier was … Read more

Cutest Fall Scarecrow Cake

Cutest Fall Scarecrow Cake

My little granddaughters were having a Fall Festival at their school. I saw something like this scarecrow cake years ago in a magazine and decided to help out by making and donating it for the Fall Festival Cake Walk at their school! Scarecrow Cake Instructions First, I made a cake in a ridged bundt pan. When cool, … Read more

Coolest Hunters Cake

Coolest Hunters Cake

My husband and I went hand in hand in creating this hunters cake. It was so much fun though! Hunters Cake Details Everything on the cake is edible, except for the bear, deer and alligator. We made a donut hill and used Rice Krispie treats we colored green to form the trees. In fact, the … Read more

Sweetest Princess Sophia Birthday Cake

Sweetest Princess Sophia Birthday Cake

My daughter, Seanna, wanted a Princess Sophia birthday cake for her 4th birthday and I promised her that I could do it. It was not easy, since I am not a professional and not very steady with my hands. It took me a few long hours and lots of back pain to complete this cake. My … Read more

Coolest Robot Birthday Cake

Coolest Robot Birthday Cake

I made this robot birthday cake for my sons fourth birthday, per his request.  It was so much fun to make, and it wasn’t too difficult either!  I chose not to cover the cake in fondant (except the neck) because I don’t love the way any fondant tastes. I opted to just cover the cake … Read more

Memorable Birthday Scrapbook Cake

Memorable Birthday Scrapbook Cake

I made this scrapbook cake for my mom to help get her through her saddest birthday. I thought of sharing  my best cake, but then I thought that even though this one isn’t my best one, it’s the best in terms of the story that it entails. So, I would like to share with you my album/scrapbook cake that … Read more

Coolest Crab Birthday Cake

Coolest Crab Birthday Cake

This crab birthday cake was designed as an edible bucket topped with chocolate crabs. Crab Birthday Cake Instructions Make four  9″ cakes. Frost the cakes and stack all of the layers. Roll out brown and white modeling chocolate twisted together. Press with a wood impression mat and cut into strips with a pizza cutter. Refrigerate. Roll and cut … Read more

3 Tiered Birthday Cake

3 Tiered Birthday Cake

My little sister was turning 13 and I knew I was going to make her a tiered birthday cake (I make and decorate cakes at every opportunity. But this one had to be awesome! The day before her party I cleared everyone from the kitchen and set to work. I made enough cakes for three tiers, the first and … Read more

Cutest Ladybug Birthday Cake

Cutest Ladybug Birthday Cake

I made this ladybug birthday cake for my granddaughter, Catie. Ladybug Birthday Cake Instructions I started by making two ten inch round French vanilla cakes. Then, I bake one dozen cupcakes. When the cakes were cool I frosted them with buttercream frosting. Then, I covered the round cake with fondant. I covered the cupcakes with … Read more

Last Minute Peace Sign Cake

Last Minute Peace Sign Cake

This peace sign cake was made last minute for a surprise 10th birthday party. My daughter said she did want a party (which we had planned for a couple of weeks after her actual birth date). With 3 days to go I had to find out sneakily what she would’ve wanted and created a surprise … Read more

Father Son Birthday Cactus Cake

Father Son Birthday Cactus Cake

I made this cactus cake  for my good friend who commissioned me to make a birthday cake for her husband and son’s combined birthday party. Cake baking is relatively new to me. I just started this year and I have fallen head over heels in love with baking and frankly, I might be a little obsessed. … Read more

Coolest Baby Shower Airplane Cake

Coolest Baby Shower Airplane Cake

This baby shower airplane cake was made for an expectant mom and she’s definitely into the plane nursery decoration mode. I’m a hobby baker and was thrilled to make her baby shower wish come true by designing this cake. Baby Shower Airplane Cake Instructions The cake is relatively simple if an individual has experimented with … Read more

My Fabulous Las Vegas Birthday Cake

My Fabulous Las Vegas Birthday Cake

This Las Vegas Cake was one of several I launched my first foray into cake making with. One day my fiancé lost his job after 7 years with same company.  Times were hard and we had several birthdays in the family looming around the corner, including my best friend and my finance (who share a birthday), … Read more

Cool Homemade Under the Sea Birthday Cake

Coolest Under the Sea Birthday Cake

I made this under the sea birthday cake for my granddaughter Elle’s 5th birthday. All of my grandchildren are fascinated with sea creatures. They have all kinds of sea creature books, so I just looked through all of them and got inspired. Under the Sea Cake Details I used cookie cutters for many of the … Read more

Mommy to Bee Baby Shower Cake

Mommy to Bee Baby Shower Cake

This mommy to BEE baby shower cake was inspired by my daughter who asked me to make a cake for her friend’s shower. The theme of the shower is bumble bees, so this is the cake I came up with. Bee Baby Shower Cake Details This is a 3 tier cake made with 12″, 10″, and 8″ round pans. All … Read more

Magical Tinkerbell Doll Cake

Magical Tinkerbell Doll Cake

I made this Tinkerbell doll cake for little Maddy. I am her great aunt and we were at her cousin Ada’s party (the same age – Ada and Maddy’s dads are identical twins). She didn’t get a birthday party for her 3rd birthday and with those big brown sad eyes she wanted to know why she didn’t get to have a  birthday party. … Read more