Space Shuttle Cake

Space Shuttle

My son wanted a space shuttle cake for his 4th birthday party, so I did some research on-line and combined a few ideas to make this cake. I took a ½ sheet cake and made a template on paper of a space shuttle to fit. I poked toothpicks through the paper and into the cake … Read more

Coolest Space Shuttle Celebration Cakes 3

The first step involved baking two rectangular chocolate cakes. The first one remained as is, serving as the base on which the shuttle resides. On the other hand, we butchered up the second cake in order to get the shuttle-like shape on top (basically, we cut a tube-shaped piece for the middle of the shuttle, … Read more

Coolest Stars and Moon Cake

Stars and Moon Cake

I made this stars and moon cake for my boyfriend’s mom for her birthday. I used an 8 x 3 pan for the bottom layer and two 6 X 3 inch pans for the top layers. The cake is covered in buttercream icing and the decorations are fondant.

Cool Homemade Little Einstein’s Rocket Cake

Little Einstein's Rocket Cake

For this Little Einstein’s Rocket cake, I used the 10″ Wilton oval pan and half of the 8″ Wilton 3D egg pan. I made two cake mixes and used the extra batter to make cupcakes. I used 4 Twinkies for the engines and attached them together and to Rocket using toothpicks. Then I carved a … Read more

Coolest Little Einstein Rocket Cake

Homemade Little Einstein Rocket Cake

I created this Little Einstein Rocket Cake after looking at the many ideas on this website. My son is obsessed with Little Einsteins and Rocket. So naturally it was the theme for his second birthday. I took pieces from each idea and this was the end result. It turned out fantastic. I took half a … Read more

Coolest Rocket Cake

Rocket Cake

I made this rocket cake for my son’s 4th birthday as he was mad on rockets! For a black space background I just used a black baking tray with little glittery star stickers and a moon stuck on it. For the body of the rocket I used a ready made sponge roll but I also … Read more

Coolest Rocket Birthday Cake


My son asked for a rocket cake for about 6 months up to his birthday. Thanks to other photos on this site and my own research, I think it turned out pretty well. Cake: I used the chocolate groom’s cake recipe from the Wilton site. It was really moist and yummy and held up well. … Read more

Unique Cakes Shaped as Rockets 5

“Rocket ship in Space” cake. The rocket ship that takes off on top of the quarter-sheet cake (which served as the “space”) was made from a chocolate cake that I baked in a small Pyrex bowl. I sliced the half-sphere into three, removed the middle portion and sandwiched together the ends’ giving me an oval, … Read more

Coolest Space Birthday Cake Design

Homemade Space Birthday Cake Design

My son and I looked at lots of pictures online to get ideas for his Space Birthday Cake Design. We got a lot of good ideas from this site! I used gel icing coloring in sky blue and yellow to dye some homemade buttercream icing. I spread the icing with a knife and did not … Read more

Cool DIY Space Shuttle Cake

Homemade Space Shuttle Cake

I started off this space shuttle cake with a 9 X 13 rectangle cake. I down loaded the diagram from a web image and enlarged it 300%. I cut out the basic shape by placing the diagram at an angle and used the left over pieces for another level on the body. I used form stickers for … Read more

Coolest Space Shuttle Celebration Cakes 4

I was extremely excited about how realistic this cake decorating idea turned out! It wasnt as complicated as it looked! First I made a sheet cake and traced & cut out the shape of the space shuttle on the sheet (You can use the coloring book pattern from the NASA Kids website). I transferred the … 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