Coolest Rocket Cake

Coolest Rocket Cake

For my son’s third birthday, we decided to have a rocket themed birthday party, as he was currently interested in them. We decorated our backyard with stars and turned our trampoline into a giant rocket ship. So the cake had to be a Rocket Cake too. We made two cakes – both out of white … Read more

Coolest Saturn Planet Cake Idea

Homemade Saturn Planet Cake Idea

I made this Saturn cake for my son’s 6th birthday for his space-themed party. It’s very simple. I printed a picture of Saturn from the internet, blew it up so the circle planet itself was about 7 inches in diameter. The rings were too big to print all on the page but I was able … Read more

Coolest Solar System Cake

Homemade  Solar System Cake

My friend mentioned to me that her son was turning 4 soon and that he was really into the planets right now and asked if I could maybe come up with a design for a cake and do it for him. I gave it some thought and did some research on the planets before coming … Read more

Coolest Spaceship Birthday Cake

Homemade Spaceship Birthday Cake

This Spaceship Birthday Cake is two cakes I made for my son’s third birthday. The planet (bottom cake) is three nine inch confitti cakes stacked and layered with strawberry filling, shaped round with a knife then frosted gray. The base is a pizza pan with holes, with a dowel rod screwed to the middle to … Read more

Cool Homemade Sunshine Cake

My Sunshine's First Birthday Cake

Every night before bed I sing my daughter “You are my sunshine” so it seemed fitting that for her first birthday I should make a sunshine cake. There of course was an issue with that, I have NEVER made a shaped cake before, never mind decorating with anything other than a spatula, but this had … Read more

Coolest Moon Birthday Cake Design

Homemade Moon Birthday Cake Design

I made this Homemade Moon Birthday Cake Design for my wonderful stepson’s birthday party. He is totally into outer space. I never made a cake that turned out but this time I did my homework and was patient. I used three boxes of cake mix. I picked chocolate. I bought Wilton’s sports ball pan and … Read more

Coolest Little Einsteins Rocket Cake

Homemade Little Einsteins Rocket Cake

This was a first attempt at a Little Einsteins rocket cake and sadly I was in a hurry at the end, so I ran out of fondant (which is why you see so much white sugar on the rutters trying to hold the fondant on)! I made the fondant myself, which was cracking around the … Read more

Easy Homemade Little Einstein Rocket Birthday Cake

Homemade Little Einstein Rocket Birthday Cake

My 2 year-old granddaughter, LOVES Little Einstein. My daughter and I decided to try to make a Little Einstein Rocket Birthday Cake for her birthday. We researched online and were so excited to find a website with so many wonderful cakes! We chose a few to give us creative ideas and the day before her … Read more

Coolest Rocket Shooting From The Earth Cake

Rocket Shooting And Earth Cake

My son wanted a rocket birthday cake this year. After doing a bit of exploring, I came up with the idea to make an additional cake of the earth that the rocket could be shooting off from. For the earth, I used a basic chocolate cake recipe and baked it in a metal mixing bowl … Read more

Coolest Rocketship Birthday Cake

Homemade Rocketship Birthday Cake

This Rocketship Birthday Cake was for a 3-year-old birthday party and he wanted a rocketship. I used yellow cake and homemade buttercream frosting tinted red, white, and blue. I layered two 6″ cakes, then 2 5″ inch cakes and then two 4″ inch cakes with dowels and cardboard between the different sizes. I used an … Read more

Coolest Ideas for Cakes Shaped Like Saturn 0

I created this Saturn cake for my sons 4th birthday. He was really into planets and Saturn was his absolute favorite planet. I used a dome-shaped pan for the planet and simply laid it on a sheet cake. I made Saturn’s rings out of “Fun Foam” and rested them on toothpicks protruding from Saturn’s sides. … Read more

Coolest Solar System Cake

Homemade Solar System Cake

My son wanted a solar system cake for his 7th birthday party. He really wanted the main cake to be Earth and the other planets orbiting around it. I am still learning cake decorating tips and thoroughly enjoy making fun cakes for my children’s birthdays but still have lots to learn. Earth is made out … Read more

Cool Homemade Space Shuttle Birthday Cake

Homemade Space Shuttle Birthday Cake

My son is totally into space and requested a Space Shuttle Birthday Cake. This cake was baked as a large sheet cake. I found several pictures of space shuttles from several different angles on line and printed them out. Using them as a guide, I carved out the base of the cake. Then, I carved … Read more

Cute Homemade Sunshine Cake

Homemade Sunshine Cake

I made fondant out of marshmallow and powdered sugar, colored it yellow, rolled it out and covered the Sunshine Cake. I then cut out the rays for the sun and used a q-tip and red food coloring to make the cheeks and black gel for the eyes and mouth. I hope you enjoy!

Coolest Space Planets Birthday Cake

Homemade Space Planets Birthday Cake

For this planets cake I baked two square chocolate cakes in 8 inch tins and laid them side by side on the cake board. I covered them with blue fondant icing in a marbled effect achieved by mixing dark blue and light blue packs. The fondant icing was stuck to the cake with a thin … Read more

Cool Homemade Moon Cake

The Cow Jumped Over The Moon

I made this moon cake for my daughter’s first birthday. The moon and stars are done in chocolate cake. Cut the cake into shape and freeze to prevent crumbling during icing. Ice with yellow icing. I also coloured some plain sugar with yellow food colouring and sprinkled it on top to create a shining effect. … Read more

Coolest Little Einsteins Rocket Cake

Homemade Little Einsteins Rocket Cake

Let me make this as easy as possible. First I’ll list the items I used on this Little Einsteins Rocket cake then I’ll explain how: Wilton Football cake pan Wilton 3-D Egg cake pan Wilton 12 inch round cake pan (2) 24 oz. pkgs of Wilton Ready-To-Use White Rolled Fondant (2) 1 oz bottles of … Read more

Cool Homemade Little Einstein Rocket Birthday Cake

Homemade  Little Einstein Rocket Birthday Cake

I was around 12 when my mom got me my first plastic decorating kit, and I was hooked! I’ve made dozens of cakes over the years, and now that I have my own kiddos, well, it’s even more fun, and challenging. My 3 year old loves “Rocket” so thought I’d give a Little Einstein Rocket … Read more

Coolest Rocket Cake

Rocket Cake

I made this rocket cake for a co-worker’s daughter’s birthday. She wanted an outer space cake, so I thought this would be cute. I made the space ship from the Wilton football pan. The bottom layer is a regular 1/2 sheet pan. All the icing is buttercream. To make the ‘fire’ put both red and … Read more

Coolest Little Einsteins Cake Photos and How-To Tips 0

I made this Little Einstein cake for my daughter Zoe. She loves Rocket. I used nine cakes to get the shape I wanted. I froze cake and carved Rocket out, then covered in buttercream. I then covered cake in fondant. I used Fondant to make windows, lights and used Rice Crispy Treats to make engines … Read more

Coolest Solar System Birthday Cake

Homemade Solar System Birthday Cake

We made this Homemade Solar System Birthday Cake for our son’s 5th birthday. He knows all about the solar system and informed us of many details that should be included. First of all, he is in love with Pluto and insisted that we include the dwarf planet. Second, Uranus got hit a long time ago … Read more

Coolest NASA Shuttle Orbiting Earth Cake

Homemade NASA Shuttle Orbiting Earth Cake

Our 3 and 5 year old boys love rockets and anything outer space so I made them this NASA Shuttle Orbiting Earth Cake. The earth cake is made from three layers of 8″ round cakes stacked together and then carved down to a half-sphere shape. My wife and brother-in-law then painstakingly tried to accurately portray … Read more

Coolest Sunshine Cake

Homemade Sunshine Cake

My daughter requested a homemade sunshine cake for the shared birthday celebration for her 5th and her grandpa’s 70th birthday party. Grandpa asked for chocolate, and she wanted lemon. Using the same 10-inch round pan, I baked a lemon pound cake and a chocolate pound cake. I froze both of them overnight. The lemon one … Read more

Coolest Birthday Space Mission Cake

Homemade Birthday Space Mission Cake

My son is turning five and he decided that he wanted a space themed cake. I racked my brain trying to come up with an idea and then I came across a silicone baking pan shaped like stars. Then inspiration came to me to make this Birthday Space Mission Cake. I baked two boxes of … Read more