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 Day Cake

Homemade Earth Day Cake

This Earth Day cake may not be geographically correct but it was fun, yummy and educational. The mold used was a sports ball mold you can purchased at any craft store. I used 1 1/2 cans of store bought vanilla frosting, 3/4 for the outside dyed blue, 1/4 dyed green for the continents and half … Read more

Little Einsteins Rocket Cake

Little Einsteins Rocket Cake

My son is really into The Little Einsteins, so for his birthday my wife decided to have that as the theme. She bought all the party favors then looked for a cake pan. Well, she didn’t find one. So I studied the picture of Rocket and came up with an idea. We had two oval … Read more

Coolest Little Einsteins Rocket Cake

Homemade Little Einsteins Rocket Cake

I took two oval shaped pans, one larger than the other, made a Madeira cake (or pound cake). As soon as they were out of the oven I wrapped them in foil and cooled them, then placed them in the freezer overnight. I had pre-bought: 1kg of red regal icing (I’ve tried to make red … Read more

Coolest Rocket Cake

Homemade Rocket Cake

My son wanted a rocket cake last year, so away I went. This is a six layer cake, so three recipes. I used the same size 8″ pan for all of them and filled them with chocolate butter cream. I inserted about 5 wooden skewers cut to the right height to stabilize the tall cake. … Read more

Coolest Rocket Cake Design

Homemade Rocket Cake Design

My 2 year old really loves The Little Einsteins! And his favorite toy is the rocket so that is where I got inspired to make this Rocket Cake Design for his birthday. It was much easier than I anticipated. I used two boxes of Betty Crocker Butter Cake Mix. Baked two 9 inch rounds and … Read more

Unique Cakes Shaped as Rockets 2

I made a cake mix in a large rectangle cake pan and after cooling it I cut the cake in half and turned the cake pieces long ways. Cut two triangles off the top corners to use for bottom. I have a candy store near to me that had gummy letters I could use for … Read more

Coolest Space Birthday Cake

Homemade Space Birthday Cake

This Space Birthday Cake was made for my son Christian on his 10th birthday. He’s an avid space/planet fan so I made him a cake of the 9 planets. I Googled planets and came up with the exact order they come in and what they look like, colors etc, and based this cake off of … Read more

Coolest Space Shuttle Cake

Cole's Space Shuttle Cake

For my son’s 9th birthday,I made him a Space Shuttle cake since he likes NASA and space exploration so much. I made the tip out of card stock paper that I coiled into a cone and covered it in black icing. I baked part of cake in a bar pan and carved out for wings. … Read more

Coolest Space Shuttle Celebration Cakes 1

My son Cole has always challenged us with his unique birthday theme ideas and celebration cakes he wants. My challenge is always making the cakes myself for my childrens birthdays. Cole became fascinated with rockets and space so for his fifth birthday he wanted a space themed party. We first found an excellent website for … Read more

Earth-Shaped Birthday Cake Decoration Idea 0

This was a cake for my Mom, her 75th birthday. We had just recently come home from a trip to Venice, Greece and Paris with mom. So I had an idea that I would create one of those unique birthday cakes and give her the world on a platter. For the “World” I used a … Read more

Coolest Little Einstein’s Rocket Cake

Little Einstein Rocket Cake

My inspiration and planning for this Little Einstein’s rocket cake came entirely from the cakes I found on this website. For my son’s 2nd birthday, we did a Little Einstein’s theme. I loved the idea of the rocket cake but I have never made/decorated a cake in my life. I used the cakes from this … Read more

Coolest Little Einsteins Rocket Cake

Homemade Little Einsteins Rocket Cake

For my son’s 3rd birthday cake, he wanted Rocket from the Little Einsteins. I used 2 cake mixes to make 3 different cake shapes: one 9×13, one 8″ round cake, and the rest of the batter went into a glass batter-bowl for the dome-shape of rocket. I frosted the 9×13 cake in green to resemble … Read more

Coolest Rocket Ship Cake

Homemade Rocket Ship Cake

Well my son kept saying he wanted a rocket ship cake for his birthday. I found a couple of pictures for some and either the cake was just a drawing on a sheet cake or it was a cutout. I wanted something more 3 dimensional. The cake starts with 2-8 inch layers, then 2-6 inch … Read more