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 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

Coolest Craziest Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake

Homemade Craziest Topsy Turvy Birthday Cake

I learned this in my fondant class. I baked and cooled 3-layer cakes, dowel rod all tiers except top tier. I positioned the middle tier on the base tier, centering exactly (but first cut it, turned and put it back on). Repeat with the top tier. Prepare for covering with rolled fondant by lightly icing … Read more

Coolest 1st Birthday Topsy Turvey Cake

Homemade 1st Birthday Topsy Turvey Cake

This 1st Birthday Topsy Turvey Cake was the first Topsy Turvy cake I have done. It was for my daughter’s first birthday. I actually got the idea from another one on this site so thanks for that! It is a devils food chocolate with butter cream icing and fondant. I made the stars out of … 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

Coolest Song-and-Dance Topsy-Turvy Cake

Homemade Song-and-Dance Topsy-Turvy Cake

This was my first attempt at a ‘topsy-turvy’ cake and it was for my eldest daughter’s 7th birthday, the theme of which was music and dance (sort of ‘Glee’-inspired). I was under a major time-crunch because I had another cake delivery the same day, so that sort of took precedence. In any event, I did … 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