Coolest Shrek Birthday Cake

A friend of mine was having a Shrek themed party for her son and asked if I could help her out with a cake. I jumped at the chance. Not only did she want Shrek on the cake, she wanted it to be a Topsy Turvy cake. This would be my first Topsy Turvy cake … Read more

Coolest Topsy Turvy Alice in Wonderland Birthday Cake

Coolest Topsy Turvy Alice in Wonderland Birthday Cake

First of all I will start off saying that I have never had any formal training making cakes but I started my own business selling cakes and cake pops about a year ago called Princess Pops. I am a labor and delivery nurse working full time at Water Reed and teach Jazzercise part time. In my … Read more

Coolest Topsy Turvy Surprise Cake

Coolest Topsy Turvy Surprise Cake

One of my good friend’s and coworker approached me and asked me to make a cake for her daughter’s graduation party. Of course I couldn’t refuse, but I wanted it to be a surprise of what kind of cake she was getting. She told me her daughter’s favorite colors, and cake flavors and I told … Read more

Coolest Candyland Topsy Turvy Cake

Coolest Candyland Topsy Turvy Cake

This is a birthday cake for a 3 year client.  The cakes used is a 10,8 and 6 inch square cakes, baked and filled and covered in fondant. I used square Styrofoam  in the sizes of 8,6 and 4 in between the cakes. The Styrofoam was cut on the slant so that the cakes would slant once attached to them. I used real … Read more

Coolest Alice in Wonderland Topsy Turvy Cake

Coolest Alice in Wonderland Topsy Turvy Cake

I made this cake for my daughter’s friend’s birthday.  Theme was Alice in Wonderland ~ Mad Hatter tea party!.  I absolutely adore this little girl and wanted to make sure it was over the top!  I tried to incorporate a bunch of Alice in wonderland themes, including the Mad hatter (of course), the soldiers, Cheshire … Read more

Howl at the Moon Wolf Topsy Turvy Cake

Howl at the Moon Wolf Topsy Turvy Cake

Started off with a 2 tier Topsy Turvy style cake.  I made a hole then placed the 2nd tier inside it.  Both cakes were already covered in fondant prior to placement.  I made the wolf a few days before all by hand made from fondant.  The moon was also made before and was placed using a wood … Read more

Coolest Topsy Turvy Bookworm Cake for a Teacher

Coolest Topsy Turvy Bookworm Cake for a Teacher

This Topsy Turvy Bookworm cake was made for an elementary school teacher who just graduated from college. The night I was to start the cake I had a fall. I was hurt too bad to stick to the original plan, however, I love the final product. The books are ABC’s and 1,2,3’s  and the other one is Nursery Rhymes. … Read more

Coolest Topsy Turvy Cake

Homemade Topsy Turvy Cake

I made this cake for my sister’s birthday. The top of the cake was made from 2 six inch layered cakes. One of the layers cut to an angle with a serrated edge knife. The flavor was strawberry cake with vanilla buttercream icing and middle of the cake had a chocolate hazelnut filling. The bottom … Read more

Coolest Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake

Homemade Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake

This Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake was my first attempt at a Topsy Turvy cake and my first time working with fondant. I first made 4 10in round white cakes. I made 3 8in, and 3 6in white cakes. I used different colors of Wilton icing coloring to dye each of the cakes a different color. … Read more

Coolest Topsy Turvy Cake

Homemade Topsy Turvy Cake

This was my first attempt at making a whimsy cake a.k.a. Topsy Turvy cake. It was for a friend’s daughter’s 16th birthday party which had an Alice in Wonderland theme. It is not a true whimsy cake in that the construction is not how the traditional whimsy cake is created. That is, I did not … Read more

Coolest Topsy Turvy Cake

Homemade Topsy Turvy Cake

This Topsy Turvy Cake is a 3-tier white cake, iced with buttercream, with marshmallow fondant decorations. I usually don’t cover the cake completely with fondant because most people do not like the taste, but I like the look of marshmallow fondant decorations. This cake was for a 40th birthday party, so the black was appropriate. … Read more

Coolest Topsy Turvy Seuss Cake

Homemade Topsy Turvy Seuss Cake

Ever since I first saw a Topsy Turvy cake I’ve wanted to have a go at making one. My daughter was turning 10 and we couldn’t think of a theme cake that wasn’t babyish, so I suggested one of these. She thought that was an awesome idea, so I looked on the internet to get … Read more