Coolest Shrek Birthday Cake

Topsy Turvey Shrek 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

Here is attempt #2 at a Topsy Turvy cake. I first made a lemon pound cake (homemade) for the 1st tier (cake pan sizes 6,7,8…6 being at the bottom). I did not have enough ingredients for the 2nd tier (cake pan sizes 4,5,6…6 being at the bottom) bad planning on my part so I had … Read more

Coolest Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake

Homemade Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake

I made this Homemade Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake for my friend’s hubbie. It was very short notice so I just improvised. It was my first Topsy Turvey cake, so not very Topsy Turvy but I learnt from my mistakes. It was white but just before I was leaving the house decided I wanted it gold … Read more

Coolest Topsy Turvy Crazy Birthday Cake

Homemade Topsy Turvy Crazy Birthday Cake

This Topsy Turvy Crazy Birthday Cake was for my daughters 25th birthday. Her birthday is on Valentines Day and I’ve always done hearts, etc, but wanted to do something as unique and special as she is. The bottom cake is sour cream pound cake with strawberry filling and buttercream icing. Top is Red Velvet with … Read more

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HOmemade Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake

This Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake is the second fondant Topsy Turvy cake that I’ve ever made, not too hard, I really surprised myself. The cakes are three layers each with homemade buttercream under the homemade fondant. I just played around with the different tools for the decorations.

Coolest Homemade Topsy Turvy First Birthday Cake

Homemade First Birthday Cake

This First Birthday Cake is the cake I have only just finished for my little boy’s first birthday. It was made with inspiration from Lindy Smiths wonky cake. It took absolutely ages to make. About 8-10 hours in all. You first have to shape the cakes with freezing etc, far too many details to list … Read more

Coolest Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake

Homemade Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake

This Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake is a cake I made for my sister’s 13th birthday. I didn’t want to use fondant so it is done with buttercream frosting. I used Mississippi Mud cake, which worked well. I sliced each layer from one top side to the opposite bottom, so diagonally. Then flip it so that … Read more

Coolest Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake

Homemade Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake

This Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake was made for an Alice in Wonderland themed mad hatter party. The bottom tier features the infamous Cheshire cat. The top tier features Alice falling down the rabbit hole. A few ace cards, pocket watches, mushrooms and flowers are those last special touches!

Coolest Wonky Cake

Homemade Wonky Cake

I used a cake guide from a book to make this cake, and its the most ambitious thing I have ever tried! This Wonky cake was for my daughter’s best friend’s 21st birthday and is made out of chocolate cake. You can’t really explain how to make it because its too complicated, but the book … Read more

Coolest Topsy Turvy Cake

Homemade Topsy Turvy Cake

This Topsy Turvy cake was inspired by a few from this site (Topsy turvy cakes). I made this cake to celebrate 4 different birthdays (children): 3 girls and a boy ages ranging from 7 to 13. It needed to be gender neutral. I made 3 different cakes, carrot (bottom), chocolate (middle), vanilla (top). I used … Read more

Coolest Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake

Homemade Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake

I made this three tier Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake for my wonderful mum. The bottom tier is a ten inch fruit cake, the second tier is a seven inch chocolate truffle cake and the little four inch top tier was lemon flavoured. The party theme was “mad hatters tea party” so I went for a … Read more

Coolest Quirky Birthday Cake

Homemade Quirky Birthday Cake

My daughter-in-law asked for me to make a quirky, fall looking birthday cake. I had never tried fondant icing and when she said quirky, I thought of the tilted looking cakes, I had seen. But as of Monday, the following morning I had no idea that the cake style was called Topsy Turvy. Much less … Read more

Coolest Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake

Homemade Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake

This Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake is my very first Topsy turvy cake and I’m really proud of it. I was a wreck making it. I used 2 chocolate cakes of each size 10″,8″,6″. I froze the cakes for about 1-2 hours before I started carving. I stacked each set and before I iced the top … Read more

Coolest Bright Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake

Homemade Bright Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake

This Bright Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake was made for my niece who turned 8 recently. This was my second Topsy Turvy cake and really was not to difficult. The bottom layer is 2 12 inch rounds and 1 10 inch round. The middle is 2 10 inch rounds and 1 8 inch round and the … Read more

Coolest Mickey Mouse Topsy Turvy Cake

Homemade Mickey Mouse Topsy Turvy Cake

This is my first Topsy Turvy cake and it turned out awesome. It was a 8″ and 10″. Both tiers covered in fondant. I had to bake 3 layers of each tier for the height then I frosted between the layer and put it in the freezer for an hour. I then craved them at … Read more

Coolest Topsy Turvy Cake

Homemade Topsy Turvy Disater Cake

This is what was left of my first Topsy Turvy cake attempt. I did lots of research, and had a plan, but it just did not happen the way I intended. In all I had 10 boxed cake mixes, 30 eggs, one recipe of regular buttercream icing, and double recipes of both peanut butter buttercream … Read more

Coolest Topsy Turvy Halloween Birthday Cake

Homemade Topsy Turvy Halloween Birthday Cake

I was asked to make this Topsy Turvy Halloween Birthday Cake for a friend’s daughter’s 13th Birthday party. I had never attempted a Topsy-Turvy cake, but it ended up being fairly simple. The party was held at Halloween, so she requested a black, orange, and purple cake. I baked layers of chocolate and vanilla cream … Read more

Coolest Topsy Turvy Dora Cake

Homemade Topsy Turvy Dora Cake

I made this Homemade Topsy Turvy Dora Cake for my grand daughter’s 3rd birthday and it was my first attempt at a Topsy Turvy cake. I love the way it turned out and would only change the slope of the bottom cake if I could. I have seen these cakes on the internet and thought … Read more