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

Fish and Ocean Cake

Super Easy Fish and Ocean Cake!

For this Ocean cake, I started with a Costco cake with simple blue and white border, but I wanted blue frosting. Wilton’s makes a food coloring spray in lots of different colors, perfect for coloring the simple store bought cake (Spray color found at Michael’s). I then used graham cracker crumbs for the beach, gummy … Read more

Coolest Under the Sea Cake

Homemade Under the Sea Cake

I made this cake for my son’s 3rd birthday party. He loves fish and water and requested a homemade Under the Sea cake. This was my first 2-tier cake and I’m happy with how it turned out. I thought I would need to put some sort of supports in the bottom layer but it turned … Read more

Coolest Splish Splash Fish Bash Cake


I’m very new to cake making-decorating. I have only made 3 and that is in the last 8 months. First my own wedding cake, then my friend’s wedding cake and now this one for my friend’s son’s first birthday party. They love the book called The Rainbow Fish so wanted that included in the cake. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Ocean Cake Ideas and Tips 2

I got the recipe for an ocean cake from the Deepak Chopra cook book. It was the blueberry orange cake (quite nutritious and delish!) with a cream cheese icing. Part of the green food coloring was spirulina. Ive just always been intrigued by the just always been intrigued by the ocean.

Coolest Aquarium Cake

Aquarium Cake

I made this aquarium cake as a direct representation of an actual tropical fish aquarium that my friend has. It was made on a college campus with supplies from the campus grocery store, my personal tools, and a lot of pre-planning. The fish are made of various kinds of candy, the gravel is cookie crumbs … Read more

Coolest Sea Life Theme Birthday Cake

Homemade Sea Life Theme Birthday Cake

My son was having his 4th birthday party at a swimming place and he really wanted a sea-life themed birthday party. I decided to make my own Sea Life Theme Birthday Cake because it would be exactly as I wanted it to be. I bought 2 boxes of white cake mix and made it according … Read more

Coolest Scuba Diver 50th Birthday Cake

Homemade Scuba Diver 50th Birthday Cake

I made this Scuba Diver 50th Birthday Cake for a friend’s birthday. The cake was covered in fondant that was tinted aqua blue. The fish, plants, diver’s face, hands and tanks were made of Starbursts candy. With so many colors needed it eliminated have to color different batches of fondant. Just put the Starbursts in … Read more

Coolest Homemade Ocean Cake Ideas and Tips 3

This ocean cake was for my sons fifth birthday. My first attempt at a creative cake. I found that fruit leather and a pair of scissors were very useful in creating different sea-weeds. Group similar fish placing some behind the seaweed to give 3 dimensional effect. The candy pebbles were a great hit. Playing around … Read more

Coolest First Birthday Ocean Cake

Homemade First Birthday Ocean Cake

This homemade first birthday ocean cake was made for my friends son’s first birthday. The theme was “under the sea”. I made a 12x18x2 inch sheet cake. Half of it was a dark chocolate mix and half was a Golden Butter flavor. The frosting was homemade buttercream tinted Royal Blue with a bit of Cornflower … Read more

Coolest Under The Sea Cake

Under The Sea With Friends Cake

I made this under the sea cake for my 4 year old daughter’s birthday. She asked for a cake with ‘everything like mermaids and fish and crabs’ on it. I started several days before and made the decorations for the coral reef. They included chocolate coral (melted white chocolate colored and piped onto wax paper), … Read more

Coolest Homemade Ocean Cake Ideas 0

Cakes are my new hobby. Being a mom of FOUR with two children in school Ive got plenty of them to make! This ocean cake was for my daughters Kindergarten class learning about the ocean. I made a butter cream frosting, made the octopus seaweed barnacle (red barnacle is twizzler) and starfish freehand with the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Ocean Cake Ideas and Tips 4

This ocean cake was made using four cake mixes. I put vanilla wafers in the food processor for the “sea floor”. The crab and octopus were made from a small custard dish to bake the cake mix. I covered it with colored fondant and then molded legs and eyes from the colored fondant. The “tube … Read more

Coolest Fish Ocean Birthday Cake

Homemade Fish Ocean Birthday Cake

This cake was not hard to make at all, but it did require a lot of prep work. I saw a very similar homemade fish ocean birthday cake online and my son loved it. This is what I came up with. 1. I had to make a batch of sugar cookies cut out in the … Read more

Coolest Under The Sea Cake

Homemade Under The Sea Cake

I made this under the sea cake for a teacher appreciation week with this theme. I took a lot of ideas off this site and just free handed it. The cake was just a mix in a 9×13 pan. I used ready made frosting, and did the sand first, its the stuff from the bottom … Read more