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

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

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 Moon Cake

Moon Baby Shower Cake

I made this moon cake for a baby shower. The cake was made from a box of cake mix (yellow cake) as were the cupcakes. I used a round pan for the cake and after I had cooled the cake, I cut out the hole with a much smaller round pan to give it the … Read more

Coolest Little Einstein Cake

Little Einstein Cake

I started this Little Einstein cake with a sheet cake with 2 cake mixes for Rocket’s base and used 2 round cake pans for Rocket’s top. I shaved the top to make it round and used 2 dinner rolls for the engines. Graham crackers for the (things on the engines) – whatever they’re called! Tootsie … Read more

Coolest Little Einsteins Rocket Cake

Homemade Little Einsteins Rocket Cake

For my little girl’s 3rd birthday all she wanted was a Little Einsteins Rocket Cake. She had talked about it for over four months and was so excited about getting one. To make it I cooked 2 chocolate cakes – one in a large round tin and the other in a small pudding tin. Once … Read more

Coolest Rocket Cake

Rocket Cake

My inspiration for this Rocket cake is from Little Einsteins. I made a larger round cake and a smaller dome cake for the top. I iced the bottom cake first, then positioned the smaller cake on the top making sure enough space was left for the headlights. I put the blue icing on first for … Read more

Coolest Rocket Birthday Cake

Homemade Rocket Birthday Cake

This Rocket Birthday Cake included my son’s own 1st birthday cake. The Rocket on top came off, to be his cake. The bottom is 3 layers, vanilla, chocolate, vanilla. Frosted and then covered in fondant. We used cutters to make the planet and stars. The rocket was made with a regular cake, and cut with … Read more

Unique Cakes Shaped as Rockets 6

This cake was for my sons 5th birthday. He had a Jimmy Neutron party.  I came across a recipe for a rocket ship cake in a Pampered Chef recipe book and modified it to fit the party theme as you can see in the birthday cake picture above. It’s always fun to modify unique cakes. … Read more

Coolest Planet/Space/Solar System Cake

Homemade Planet/Space/Solar System Cake

You know when your idea is greater than you have energy for? This Planet/Space/Solar System Cake was mine! I started with a double chocolate cake mix. Yes I use cake mix, I don’t consider it cheating when you spend the next 15 hours decorating it. Two 10″ with Buttercream icing in the middle. I also … Read more

Coolest NASA Shuttle Cake

Homemade NASA Shuttle Cake

I made this NASA Shuttle Cake for the Sam Houston Area Council Cub Scout Blue and Gold banquet of 2009. I had a clean, new mailing box folded flat, with a piece of black paper on top. I added a piece of plastic wrap to this and added foil stars for effect. If I would … Read more

Cool Homemade Sunshine Birthday Cake

Homemade Sunshine Birthday Cake

For her 4th birthday, my daughter requested a sunshine birthday cake with M&Ms and sprinkles. After searching the internet, I found my inspiration from Sunshine Cake #3. I also used a soccer ball form to bake the middle part and then made a paper pattern to cut out the rays from a sheet cake. I … Read more

Cool Homemade Space Birthday Cake

Homemade Space Birthday Cake

This was for my sons 7th birthday. It is a basic sponge covered with butter icing and fondant icing. Fondant was also used to make the space-man, rocket and aliens. Lumps of fondant were placed under the covering to form the ‘craters’. Small pieces of fondant were rolled to make ‘moon rocks which were great … Read more

Coolest Little Einsteins Rocket Cake

Little Einsteins Rocket Cake

The Little Einsteins Rocket cake is made from 1 cake mix using a 9 inch round cake pan for the bottom and an oven safe glass mixing bowl for the dome top. Ice cream cones topped with a half of a vanilla wafer were used for the rocket boosters and fin. To make sure the … Read more

Coolest Little Einsteins Rocket Birthday Cake

Homemade Little Einsteins Rocket Birthday Cake

My inspiration came from this entire collection of Little Einsteins Rocket cakes. The photos and the descriptions were so useful in planning my own Little Einsteins Rocket Birthday Cake for my daughter’s 3rd birthday. I started by ordering the cupcake stand (which was made of Styrofoam) and gathering all my supplies ahead of time. For … Read more

Coolest Rocket Cake

Homemade Rocket Cake

This Rocket Cake was a practice run for my son’s 4th birthday. It wasn’t as difficult as I had thought it would be. I started with a chocolate sponge cake which I split in half and covered with syrup and then chocolate ganache. The rocket was much the same though it ended up a little … Read more