Adorable 2 Tiered Homemade Nemo Cake

nemo cake for my daughter

This is Nemo cake under the sea kinda thing. My daughter adored it! It is two tiered with all buttercream frosting except for marshmallow fondant decorations and the bubble gum balls. I added those to look like pearls. All of the creatures are hand made and I think I did an awesome job if I can … Read more

Cool Homemade Under the Sea Birthday Cake

Coolest Under the Sea Birthday Cake

I made this under the sea birthday cake for my granddaughter Elle’s 5th birthday. All of my grandchildren are fascinated with sea creatures. They have all kinds of sea creature books, so I just looked through all of them and got inspired. Under the Sea Cake Details I used cookie cutters for many of the … Read more

Cool Under the Sea Birthday Cake

Cool Under the Sea Birthday Cake

I wanted a bright and cheery birthday cake for my grandson’s first birthday. Jake loves fish, so under the sea it was. There were oh so many options. The top was a giant brightly colored octopus. He would be surrounded by fish of many colors with big flowing tails and starfish. The list goes on, a … Read more

Coolest Under the Sea Shower Cake

Coolest Under the Sea Shower Cake

Here’s another fun cake I got to make. It was for an under the sea themed baby shower! All three cakes were iced in blue butter cream with blue piped on waves. All the details on the cakes are made from fondant including the cute little octopus on top. I just added a little plastic … Read more

Coolest Under the Sea Baby Shower Cake

Coolest Under the Sea Baby Shower Cake

I made this cake for my daughter Stephanie’s surprise baby shower, the theme of the shower was “Under the Sea”. We usually team up to do these detailed cakes together but this time I was on my own due to the fact that the cake was for her surprise baby shower. I started out with … Read more

Coolest Mermaid Birthday Cake

Coolest Mermaid Birthday Cake

My granddaughter wanted me to make her a mermaid cake, but not an Ariel cake. I bought some doll heads and added their tails made out colored fondant and painted scales on with silver edible sparkle. The sea shell is made out if  candy melts, pearls are made with fondant and rolled in ivory sparkle … Read more

Coolest Easy and Beautiful Ocean Theme Cake

Coolest Easy and Beautiful Ocean Theme Cake

My husband and son made this beautiful ocean theme cake for our Cub Scout Blue and Gold Banquet Father-Son Bake off. It won a couple of awards at the celebration and my son was sooo excited!  We had an Ocean Themed Father-Son Bake-Off because our pack is travelling to Jekyll Island, GA for our annual Memorial … Read more

Amazing Underwater Adventure Cake

Amazing Underwater Adventure Cake

This underwater adventure cake is four layers of blue cake, each darker in color just like the ocean. It is frosted with different shades of blue and white frosting. All the decorations on and around the cake are made of fondant either shaped by hand or with the help of a cookie cutter or Playdough mold. … Read more

Coolest Underwater Scene Cake

Coolest Underwater Scene Cake

I decided to test my skills by entering a cake into our local show under the novice title. After thinking about it for a few days I decided I wanted to make my cake eye catching and bright, so I went with an underwater themed caked. Before even tackling the cake I knew I had … Read more

Cool Little Mermaid in an Ocean Cake

Cool Little Mermaid in an Ocean Cake

My niece is a huge Little Mermaid fan, and insisted I make her a mermaid cake with Ariel on top.  After researching the internet for some ideas, I came up with this cute two tier cake.  I stacked the cakes, and crumb coated in light blue icing.  Then went back and added a few drops … Read more

Cool Homemade Blue Ocean Cake

Homemade Ocean Cake

Instead of making a cake, I decided on cupcakes because they have a better icing to cake ratio, don’t need cutting, and the kids don’t have to share! We live on the ocean so this Ocean Cake is inspired by fishing from the jetty. I used candies bought from a local grocery store including chocolate … Read more

Coolest Under Water World Birthday Cake

Homemade  Under Water World Birthday Cake

I made this Under Water World Birthday Cake for my little boy’s 1st birthday and the theme was ‘Under Water World’. I wanted to make a No.1 cake and decided to decorate it with fishes and sea weeds to go with the party theme. I made 12 eggs butter cake: for every 4 eggs, 225 … Read more

Coolest Homemade Ocean Cake Ideas 4

This was for my friend’s birthday. He loves his aquarium so this was the theme that I decided to make. I made a chocolate cake for the sheet, frosted it with white frosting and then spray painted it with edible spray paint. Then I used different items to decorate the underwater theme. All edible! I … Read more

Coolest Homemade Ocean Cake Ideas and Tips 8

I am an artist and love to make all of the decorations for my childrens cakes by drawing out the images for the theme and then creating them for the cake using chocolate. This allows for the simplest cake to look very dynamic and there is no limit to what you can do. I melt … Read more

Coolest First Birthday Under the Sea Cake

Homemade  First Birthday Under the Sea Cake

This First Birthday Under the Sea Cake is really easy! Just two square cakes (Madeira is best type of cake to make), the smaller one placed in a diamond shape over the bigger, bottom cake. The 3rd top cake was made using a small loaf tin, and cutting it into a square. I used butter … Read more

Coolest Fish and Rainbow Octopus Cake

Homemade Fish and Rainbow Octopus Cake

My 6 year-old son made this Fish and Rainbow Octopus Cake. Since it was for a cake contest, he did everything himself. The cake is a round Wilton cake pan. The fish is a large lollipop broken up and rearranged (it might be able to be broken or cut more exactly if an adult was … Read more

Coolest Homemade Ocean Cake Ideas 5

This ocean cake and cupcake tier are for my daughters 3rd birthday. The party was an “Under the Sea” theme. The actual cake is a 9X13 chocolate cake, frosted with buttercream and tinted light aqua. A star border around the bottom, with a Wilton tip, neatens it up. The sand is crushed graham crackers. The … Read more

Coolest Homemade Ocean Cake Ideas and Tips 9

What you will need for this ocean cake is: 2 1/2 sheet size cakes (or you can use just one but it wont be as thick) Blue and Tan Frosting, Blue Decorating Gel, Hawaiian cake decorations (I purchased mine from babykakes.com) Place a layer of frosting (or your favorite filling) in between each layer. Frost … Read more

Fish in Ocean Cake

Fish in Ocean Cake

I got the idea for this cake from a Creative Cooks cookbook. It was called “Deep Sea Cake.” I made two 9 x 13 cakes. I trimmed the edges and tops so they were even and exactly the same size and perfectly straight. I used about 4 tubs of Betty Crocker prepared Vanilla frosting. I … Read more

Cool Homemade 3-Tier Ocean Scene Birthday Cake

Homemade Ocean Birthday Cake Design

I decorated this Ocean Birthday Cake Design with the help of my new Cricut Cake Expression. I also handmade some of the decorations, like the octopus, seaweed and sea anemone. It was my first cake, so it was a bit of a challenge. I learned a lot about how to use Wilton gum paste and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Ocean Cake Ideas 6

This cake was for my sons third birthday party. We decided on an ocean theme. The cake is just a yellow birthday cake recipe. I iced it with a blue powdered sugar icing. The sand is crushed cookies. To find the candy rocks and shells I had to search several local cake decorating stores, they … Read more

Coolest Homemade Ocean Cake Ideas and Tips 10

I took a regular yellow cake mix and baked it in a rectangular cake pan. Once cooled turned it upside down onto a cookie sheet. I then covered the whole thing with white icing. I took two tubs of regular icing and colored it blue with icing color used to make the ocean. Then took … Read more

Coolest Ocean Scene Birthday Cake

Homemade Ocean Scene Birthday Cake

I really went all out for my son’s second birthday! He loved Nemo at the time, so I decided to do a coral reef scene. Everything on this Ocean Scene Birthday Cake is technically edible except or the Nemo figurines, which I purchased on eBay. The main cake is two chocolate rounds stacked on top … Read more

Coolest Underwater Birthday Cake Design

Homemade Underwater Birthday Cake Design

The bottom tier of this Homemade Underwater Birthday Cake Design was baked in a cheesecake spring pan, the top was baked in a smaller cheesecake spring pan (not sure of dimensions). The bottom layer and all fish, dolphins, whale tail, and plants are made from premade fondant which is used neon food coloring from the … Read more