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 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

Coolest Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake

Homemade Topsy Turvy Cake

My first attempt at a Topsy Turvy cake for my brother’s 15th birthday. The layers are (2) 8″cakes, (2) 6″cakes and (1) 4″ cake. I made homemade (white) marshmallow fondant days prior which was relatively easy to use and MUCH less expensive plus it was tasty. The cake was a chocolate chip pound cake (would … Read more

Coolest Topsy Turvy Fiesta Cake

Homemade Topsy Turvy Fiesta Cake

I made this Topsy Turvy Fiesta Cake for my daughter who wanted and Mexican Fiesta themed cake. I watched a couple of Topsy Turvy Cake tutorials and then got to work. I baked 3 of each 9 inch, 7 inch, and 5 inch confetti cakes. I froze them separately. I them assembled the cakes with … Read more

Coolest Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake

Homemade Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake

I got the idea for this Topsy Turvy birthday cake from this web sight, but if you’re not in it for the long haul don’t try this type of cake. I also Googled “Topsy Turvy cake instructions” and read up to decide which method would work for me. Three days before the party I started … Read more

Coolest Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake

Homemade Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake

I found a good video on youtube to learn how to cut and shape this Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake. I used box cake mix to save time, money and energy but made my own buttercream and marshmallow fondant, which was much harder to get smooth and perfect than regular fondant (for me anyway) but was … Read more

Coolest Mad Hatter Birthday Cake

Homemade Mad Hatter Birthday Cake

This Mad Hatter Birthday Cake was very time consuming, but fun to decorate. It was also my very first time working with fondant. The usual mad-hatter cakes have three tiers, but this one only has two- one 10’inch and one 8’inch for the bottom layer, and one 8’inch and one 6’inch for the top layer. … Read more

Coolest Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake

Homemade Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake

I made this Topsy Turvy birthday cake for a friend’s daughter who was turning 9 and has never had a super cool cake before! WHAT!? OK, so we scouted some pics online for ideas and she picked a 2 tier cake with some polka dots. Simple enough right?! Well 1 week before I had to … Read more

Coolest Zebra Topsy Turvy Cake

Homemade Zebra Topsy Turvy Cake

I made this Zebra Topsy Turvy Cake for my birthday because I wanted to try and make a Topsy Turvy cake. On top of the cake I piped happy birthday in a funky handwriting. I used one 6′ and two 8′ cakes for the bottom tier. For the top tier I used one 4′ and … Read more

Coolest Topsy Turvy 60th Birthday Cake

Homemade Topsy Turvy 60th Birthday Cake

This Topsy Turvy 60th Birthday Cake was for my mother in law who is diabetic. I also had a sister in law at the time who was pregnant with twins and had gestational diabetes. So I had to find a cake that they both could eat. I did the bottom tier in a white bean … Read more

Coolest Topsy Turvy Cake

Homemade Topsy Turvy Cake

I watched a Youtube video on how to make a Topsy Turvy cake before I even started this challenge. I made 6 cakes (two cakes for each layer). I iced the cakes and put them in the refrigerator overnight. I covered each layer in fondant and decorated each layer. I put wooden dowels in each … Read more

Coolest Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake

Homemade Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake

This is a 3 tiered birthday cake. The middle layer is chocolate and the other two are white. I used 8/6/4 inch round pans. It is completely buttercream frosting instead of fondant. I took a square cookie cutter and made an imprint on the bottom to make sure all the diamonds were the same size … Read more

Coolest Homemade Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake

Homemade Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake

My daughter Lily wanted a Punk Rock Princess party so I came up with this Topsy Turvy Birthday cake. The bottom tier was covered in lavender fondant and I painted the print with buttercream. The top tier was pink fondant covered with black stripes, cut out of fondant. The stars were also fondant which were … Read more

Coolest Topsy Turvey Cake

Pink and Black Topsy Turvey Cake

I got the general idea for this Topsy Turvey cake from various site such as www.pinkcakebox.com. This was actually for my own 30th birthday party. I loved the idea, and my husband priced out having a bakery make it, but it was going to be very expensive, so I decided to take it on myself. … Read more

Coolest Topsy Turvy Baby Shower Cake

Homemade Topsy Turvy Baby Shower Cake

I have always wanted to make a homemade Topsy Turvy baby shower cake, but needed the right occasion to do it. I thought a candy themed baby shower was the perfect time to try it. I researched how to make it online and this is what I came up with. I baked three 9-inch cakes … Read more