Solar System Cake without Food Coloring

Solar System Cake

My daughter loves everything related to the space, so she decided her birthday theme would be the space, with a Solar System cake. We reviewed lots of space cakes’ pictures, and researched the planets – colors, sizes, ratio between them… I baked a circle shaped cake, covered it with chocolate and drew the orbit of the … Read more

Coolest Solar System Cake

Coolest Solar System Cake

I made this solar system cake for my son who loves planets. This was the second time I made the solar system for his birthday so I wanted to top myself. The year before I put a clock motor into a cake to make the cake into a working clock. I wanted to use the … Read more

Coolest Space Rocket Cake

Rocket Cake

My son was obsessed with all things space. Rockets, planets, moons….space aliens. When his birthday rolled around I knew just what to create… a rocket cake. It couldn’t be just any rocket cake. It had to be amazing! He has seen so many cute kid’s cakes and had developed a bit of an attitude about … Read more

The Sky’s the Limit Shuttle Cake

The Sky's the Limit Shuttle Cake

I made this for a client who was throwing an outer space birthday party for her son. I make her children’s cakes every year, and each year she pushes the bounds of my creativity. This year she was doing an outer space theme. The invitations invited the kids to “Blast off”!  I borrowed some of … Read more

ATV Spaceship Cake with Interior (Cutout) View

ATV Spaceship Cake with Interior (Cutout) View

Chocolate Delivery for the Space Station! I want to share with you this cake I made for coworkers last week. I work for the European Space Agency on their space vehicle that supplies the International Space Station with cargo. It’s called the ATV (Automated Transfer Vehicle). We have one final mission this year (ATV 5) … Read more

Out-of-This-World Rocket Ship Cake

Out-of-This-World Rocket Ship Cake

This little guy was having his 3rd birthday party at Mid-Air Adventures where kids could go flying through the air on ziplines and ropes. His fascination with flying extends beyond the outer rim, so his mom asked for a rocket ship cake. The cake base is covered with butter cream and then fondant, which I … Read more

Coolest Rocket Cake

Coolest Rocket Cake

I made this rocket cake for my friend’s 5 year old genius boy who became one of the top 10 in a Lego competition. He made a rocket there. So his mom wanted a rocket cake for him. I made an Orange Chiffon cake and covered it with white chocolate butter cream frosting. I used … Read more

Around the World Travel Cake

Planet Earth Cake

This Around the World Travel cake was inspired by my sweet nephew. He has been planning his “world party” for about nine months. He is turning seven and is a huge fan of coffee, chocolate, and cooking shows. His love of coffee and chocolate inspired me to make a cake that really knocked is socks off! … Read more

Old Fashioned Rocket Cake

Old Fashioned Rocket Cake

For my twin boy’s 6th birthday, they wanted a space theme, so I decided on a rocket cake.  We had a big crowd coming, so I knew we could do something large and impressive.  The cake requires a little bit of carpentry to get started. The cake is elevated on an 8-inch wood circle from … Read more

Out of this World Spaceship Cake

Starry Night- in Outer Space!

My son recently turned five, and is totally in awe of all things outer space: planets, comets, stars, rocket ships, astronauts, etc. For Christmas I made him an astronaut costume- which he loved, and wore the day of his birthday party- and as far as his 5th birthday party was concerned, I knew I would … Read more

Coolest Solar System Birthday Cake

Coolest Solar System Birthday Cake

My solar system birthday cake started out small and grew really fast. It was fun to figure out the effects and special characters. I used poured sugar, cake, cake balls, candy and a ton of time to create a cake a young boy would love. All the planets are made of different sized cake balls. … Read more

Coolest Earth Turtle Fairy Birthday Cake

Homemade Earth Turtle Fairy Birthday Cake

My daughter’s birthday is the day before Earth Day, so she decided to have an Earth Day Birthday party (complete with garbage walk!). Her idea for her cake was to have a turtle with the earth as its shell. This cake was designed to include her sister’s fairy theme for a combined party so I … Read more

Cool Homemade Little Einstein Rocket Cake and Cupcakes

Homemade Little Einstein Rocket Cake

This homemade Little Einstein Rocket cake was made using a chocolate mud cake. A 10″ round pan was used to make the base of the rocket, which I then just shaped using a serrated knife. A round Pyrex dish was used for the top. I then covered the entire cake with red fondant. Blue and … Read more

Coolest Little Einstein Rocket Birthday Cake

Homemade Little Einstein Rocket Birthday Cake

I made this Little Einstein Rocket Birthday Cake for my son on his second birthday. He LOVES the Little Einsteins and it was impossible to find a Little Einsteins cake from a store anywhere. I got the idea from a website that had some similar rocket cakes and I took a little from some and … Read more

Coolest Rocket Birthday Cake

Homemade Rocket Birthday Cake

My 4 year old son decided he must have a rocket birthday cake for his birthday party, after looking in vain for a shop one I turned to the net for inspiration. I picked ideas from here and there resulting in this rocket cake which my little boy absolutely loved. Second time lucky as his … Read more

Coolest Little Einsteins Cake Photos and How-To Tips 5

For all those mothers out there searching for Disney Little Einstein’s party supplies here’s the cake for you! My girls were so into Little Einsteins they had to have an Einstein party and a Little Einsteins cake. It’s hard to find decorations so we made our own right down to the Little Einsteins cake! I … Read more

Coolest Planet Cake

Homemade Planet Cake

My son wanted to have a science/space themed birthday party at our local science museum for his 8th birthday. He wanted a planet cake that was not from our solar system. Schedule: Day one: baked the cakes, filled and crumb coated them. (put in refrigerator) Day two: covered cakes in fondant and painted the planet. … Read more

Coolest Spaceship to the Moon Cake

Homemade Spaceship to the Moon Cake

I had a lot of help with this Homemade Spaceship to the Moon Cake from my mum, who provided all the equipment and helped with some ideas of how to put the cake together. I wanted to make a cake to celebrate my partner’s 60th birthday. Nick has always been a spaceflight enthusiast, and was … Read more

Coolest World Globe Cake

Homemade World Globe Cake

I made this World Globe Cake for my little sister’s graduation party. We’re “Navy brats” and have traveled a lot, so I thought this would be a fitting cake for her party. I cooked one cake mix (dark chocolate fudge) for each of the the top and bottom halves in a “soccer ball” cake pan. … Read more

Coolest Little Einsteins Cake

Homemade Little Einsteins Cake

I used a large glass mixing bowl and a 8″ cake pan for this Little Einsteins Cake. Placed the dome cake on top of the 8″ cake and iced it red. The wings of the space ship are iced Twinkies. I then used dots to make the ship’s lights. The picture of the kids is … Read more

Coolest Little Einsteins Cake

Homemade Little Einsteins Cake

My three year-old wanted a Little Einstein’s Red Rocket birthday cake. Like many others on this site, I searched for a Red Rocket cake pan and a store that could create one. When all routes failed, my husband and I ended up creating our own cake. We used 1 9×13 pan for the sky. We … Read more

Coolest Blast Off in a Rocket Cake

Homemade Blast Off in a Rocket Cake

I used one package of cake mix to make one loaf cake and one cupcake. After baking and cooling, I froze them both for easy handling and cutting. I sliced off the top two corners of the loaf cake, and rotated them to make the rocket fins. The cupcake became the rocket booster. I used … Read more

Coolest Little Einsteins Cake Photos and How-To Tips 6

Youll need: A standard cake mix equally divided into a round baking pan and a dome shaped pan from a craft store or use a 2-1/2 quart oven proof glass baking bowl. Two snack cakes “Twinkies”, red and blue food color paste (Wilton’s no-taste red recommended), white frosting, 2 large yellow gumdrops or NECCO candies … Read more

Coolest Saturn Cake

Homemade Saturn Cake And Moon Crater Cake

My soon to be five year old grandson was totally into anything Space related. So I found this wonderful website and ended up making him both a crater moon cake and a Saturn cake for his 5th birthday. I’ve never attempted anything like this before so I was so happy with the outcome. I ended … Read more