Perfect Penguin Friends Cake

Perfect Penguin Friends Cake

Who says winter birthdays can’t be fun?!?  Sure, you can’t be outdoors, but you can stay inside and enjoy dream up the perfect penguin cake. That is just what my 8 yr old daughter who was born in January and is obsessed about penguins did to make her birthday party a huge success. Weeks before … Read more

Very Cool Pingu Penguin Cake

Very Cool Pingu Penguin Cake

My nephew was turning 2 and adores the cartoon ‘Pingu’.  When asked if I could make him a penguin cake, I looked online for a few ideas and made a plan. I used two 9″ cake pans to make the bottom cake, cut a slice out of one side on each of them so that … Read more

Awesome Skating Penguin Cake

Awesome Skating Penguin Cake

The skating penguin cake came to life when a friend and co-worker asked me to make a cake for her 13-year-old daughter’s birthday and she wanted a penguin theme.  (I love when someone orders a cake that has a theme because without that, I just can’t get my creative juices flowing!)  Back to the story… … Read more

Coolest Penguin Christmas Birthday Party Cake

Coolest Penguin Christmas Birthday Party Cake

For my grandfather’s 97th birthday I wanted to make him a very special cake. He was born on Christmas day and when he was growing up his birthday always got overlooked. When he had children of his own and they grew up they always tried to make his Christmas birthday special. So we always had … Read more

Coolest Winter Wonderland Penguin Cake

Penguin Snowball Fight Cake

My children, aged 8 and 11 share a birthday month, and since we home school, they share many of the same friends as well. So this year, we decided to share a birthday party too. After fielding many, MANY suggestions regarding the party theme, I pulled rank and chose a Winter theme. Given that their … Read more

Cool Homemade Happy Feet Scene Birthday Cake

Coolest Happy Feet Cake

I made a Happy Feet cake for my son’s 5th birthday, it was fun and actually fairly easy cake to make. I made vanilla cakes using multiple size pans and also a cupcake for the top and used dowels to support the cake. I used vanilla icing and Frostin Pride fluffy whipped frosting to ice the … Read more

Coolest Sweet Penguin Birthday Cake

Coolest Sweet Penguin Birthday Cake

What do you do for the birthday girl that LOVES penguins and is a cake decorator? Why you have to get her husband who ALSO decorates cakes to make her cake! This was made for me by my hubby last year. I must confess that I did help a little and I coached a LOT. … Read more

Coolest Penguin Birthday Cake

Coolest Penguin Birthday Cake

My daughter wanted a number 10 shaped cake for her birthday. Easy enough I thought but I wanted to make it special so I added her favorite animal, a penguin . I had great fun in making lots of little fondant penguins, some with party hats and some with balloons, and two were holding a … Read more

Coolest Winter ONEderland Birthday Cake

A friend of mine came to me and asked me to make her son a guest cake, and smash cake for his first birthday party. I’m going to talk about the guest cake because it was a shooooooow stopppppa!  His theme was Winter ONEderland.  She wanted it to be extravagant , which is my expertise.  She … Read more

Coolest Penguin Winter Wonderland Cake

Coolest Penguin Winter Wonderland Cake

My hubby and myself made this Penguin Winter Wonderland cake at home, to say thank you to every one at 44… This cake was made from chocolate sponge and covered with sugar paste. About two weeks before we started the cake I had to start drawing and organizing the run out templates for the decoration on the cake sides, … Read more

Cool Homemade Happy Feet Birthday Cake

Homemade Happy Feet Birthday Cake

When my daughter turned two, she was really into “Happy Feet.” We decided to venture away from our typical Wilton pan birthday cake and do a freehand Happy Feet Birthday Cake. Using the Happy Feet napkin design, my husband cut the Happy Feet shape seen in the picture using a serrated knife. We used a … Read more

Coolest Penguin Birthday Cake

Homemade Penguin Birthday Cake

I made this Penguin Birthday Cake for my son’s first birthday! I layered seven eight inch rounds and sculpted the top 2/3 for the head/upper body. The sculpting was a challenge since I’d never done it before! I used fondant for the belly and eyes and black frosting for the body. While not a masterpiece, … Read more

Coolest Penguin Cake Decorating Design Ideas 2

You can use any cake and frosting recipe. Bake cake and frost. Cover with blue colored fondant. The ice and snow are done with royal icing which I applied with a tip (Wilton #11 or #12) and also used a (damp) knife to spread. Use tip #2 or #3 for the fine/pointy pieces of ice. … Read more

Cool Homemade Pingu Cake Idea

Homemade Pingu Cake Idea

Well, this Pingu Cake Idea was lovingly made for my son’s 4th birthday. I made the penguin figures ahead of time, probably 2 weeks before from coloured plastic icing (Bakels). I had many a PINGU book to study the faces, exact colours, and the positions they stand in. Each penguin has a small bamboo tooth … Read more

Coolest Penguins Cake

Homemade Penguins Cake

This penguins cake was made for a coworker of mine who loves a good laugh. The cake was a lemon pound cake laced with Italian limoncello, fresh grated lemon peel and fresh squeezed juice. The icing was cream cheese icing and the penguins appeared to be embracing a fun game of bowling using themselves as … Read more

Coolest Penguin Cake Decorating Design Ideas 3

This was my first attempt at cake decorating design ideas of this kind. I made this cake for my friends 22nd birthday. And I thought since she loves penguins I would make her a penguin cake! I started out by making a 13×9 inch cake. I allowed it to cool. I had to enlarge the … Read more

Coolest Pingu Cake

Homemade  Pingu Cake

I made the igloo by cooking the sponge in a large metal bowl to avoid carving the shape later. The Pingu Cake was cut in half horizontally and filled with jam and buttercream. I then covered the dome with buttercream and then sugarpaste that I dyed a blueish ice colour. I stuck on the igloo … Read more

Coolest Penguin Igloo Cake

Homemade Penguin Igloo Cake

This Penguin Igloo Cake was made for my son’s first birthday, his big sisters came up with the design and helped make it come to life! I used box cake mix, two 8 inch squares for bottom and pampered chef batter bowl for igloo, the door was a chunk of square cake. I frosted with … Read more

Coolest Penguin Cake Decorating Design Ideas 4

For my sons Happy Feet birthday I made a little Mumble and a Happy Feet scene with blue jello for the ocean. I made Mumble from a small stand up bear cake pan (I cut the ears off the bear to make him a penguin). Then I used a small star tip to make the … Read more

Coolest Pingu Cake Idea

Homemade Pingu Cake Idea

I saw this Pingu Cake Idea on one of Debbie Brown’s books and wanted to do it for my daughter’s 5th birthday because she loves Pingu. It may seem easy but I assure you that it is a quite difficult cake to prepare. First of all you should cover the board with white fondant and … Read more

Coolest Penguin Cake

Homemade Penguin Cake

For my daughter Emily’s 8th birthday she wanted a penguin cake. She was so pleased with it and we got so many comments that I thought I would share. A couple days before I made the cake, I made the wings, nose and feet from rolled fondant. I dyed the fondant, shaped the pieces and … Read more

Coolest Penguin Cake Decorating Design Ideas 5

My 16 year old daughter loves penguins. When the movie Happy Feet came out she wanted one for her birthday. I simply couldnt grasp the concept of trying that one so I went to a website that teaches children to draw penguins. I practiced my cake decorating design ideas on paper then when the time … Read more

Coolest Pingu Birthday Cake

Homemade Pingu Birthday Cake

I made this homemade Pingo birthday cake for my husband who likes Pingu. Time was limited so the design had to be basic, quick and simple. The sponge was a 10-inch round cake and I find that just before decorating. I put it in the freezer for half an hour to really chill and this … Read more