Coolest Planes Birthday Cake

Coolest Planes Birthday Cake

I make all of my grandkids’ birthday cakes and sometimes they really come up with some dandy requests.  My grandson’s request this year was for a Planes cake. Because he was turning 5 and I wanted to incorporate his age into the cake, I took the pattern of the number 5 and created the runway … Read more

Coolest U.S. Air Force F-35 Cake

Coolest U.S. Air Force F-35 Cake

I have been decorating cakes for several years, usually for family and friends. A friend asked if I could make a U.S. Air Force F-35 cake for a welcome home party she was having for her son who was home on leave from the U.S. Air Force. He is training to maintain and repair F-35 fight … Read more

Coolest Chocolate Steam Engine Cake with Tender

Coolest Chocolate Steam Engine Cake with Tender

My soon-to-be 3 year old son is obsssesed with trains and he requested a steam engine cake for his birthday. Design I wanted to make a cake that didn’t have alot of artificial ingredients. I didn’t see any cakes on the internet that would work for me, so I made up my own. My child … Read more

1st Birthday John Deere Tractor Cake

1st Birthday John Deere Tractor Cake

This John Deere tractor cake is every little boy’s dream and was one of my first. A co-worker asked me to make it for her son’s first birthday since he loved John Deere tractor toys! The flavor of the cake was vanilla, since my scratch vanilla is better for carving than my super-moist chocolate! The … Read more

Awesome Homemade Optimus Prime Birthday Cake

My 4 year old son thought it was the coolest Optimus Prime cake ever! This cake was born out of pure frustration of having to always pay a fortune for pretty but tasteless cakes that need a year supply of coffee to flush it past the gag reflex to try and swallow and eventually after … Read more

Coolest Harley Davidson Cake

Coolest Harley Davidson Cake

I made this cake for my nine year old grandson’s birthday. I wanted a Harley cake but one that was just a little different than the ones that I had seen before on cake sites. So this is what I came up with. I bought a old truck with the Harley in the back riding … Read more

Cool 1941 Chevy Birthday Cake

I wanted to do something special for my husband’s birthday and I know how much he loves his car. He took such pride in rebuilding it that I wanted to do something extraordinary for him. So, I decided to take the plunge and try to replicate his 41 Chevy. I may as well have been … Read more

Cool Jeep Wrangler Birthday Cake

Cool Jeep Wrangler Birthday Cake

I made this Jeep Wrangler birthday cake for my husband. I’m a hobby baker and a house wife taking care of my 1 year old son. I’m originally from the Philippines and it’s my 2nd year in the USA. A month after I arrived here, I got pregnant so I never had a chance to … Read more

Cool Homemade Cinderella Carriage Cake

Coolest Cinderella Carriage Cake

This cake was for my daughter’s 7th birthday. First, I covered the board in pink fondant – this is important to do a few days before the cake is needed, as it takes some time to set, and will save much frustration later on, promise! I then baked two cakes – a standard round cake, … Read more

Beloved GT Falcon 50th Birthday Cake

The final product infront of an amazing western backdrop

I made this 50th birthday cake for a friend. It all started 2 years ago when I made my husband a 1/3 scale replica of his Harley Davidson for his 50th birthday (that cake is also on this site)! It was then that my friend Steve said he wanted a cake of his beloved GT Falcon. … Read more

Homemade Express Train Birthday Cake

Homemade Express Train Birthday Cake

Each birthday my children pick the flavor of their cake and the shape of their cake.  Thanks to great ideas from this web site, most of them have been successful.  This August my son turned 9.  He chose a train cake.  I immediately wanted it to be a 9-car cake.  He requested poppy seed cake … Read more

Coolest Homemade Monster Jam Cake – All Edible!

Coolest Homemade Monster Jam Cake - All Edible!

This cake is homemade and a hundred percent edible , except for 4 lollipop sticks. This year my Grandson Jaxon told me for his 4th birthday cake he wanted a Monster Truck cake, he must have a 100 monster trucks….he loves them. I said ok that’s what I’ll make you !  But I was thinking….oh … Read more

Coolest Pickup Truck Cake

Coolest Pickup Truck Cake

A friend and I had some fun and made a Pickup Truck Cake for another friend of ours. It’s hard to see. but the licence plate says his name on it. This cake took a long time to make and near the end we kind of gave up a little bit on the details. Still, I … Read more

Coolest BMW Cake

BMW is5 cake

I made this BMW cake for my friend who wanted a BMW car so badly. Instead of the real car I gave him the gift of car cake to motivate him to work even harder to buy the vehicle of his dreams. I made the cake with rainbow sponge cake and carved the cake based … Read more

Coolest Army Tank 8th Birthday Cake

Coolest Army Tank 8th Birthday Cake

My son wanted an army themed 8th birthday cake. For the base of the cake I used a 13×11 pan. I baked 2 of those and layered them for height, using vanilla. For the tank and hill I used Devil’s food cake, a baseball cake pan, an 8 inch square pan and a 9 inch … Read more

Cool RV Camper and Camping Cake

Cool RV Camper and Camping Cake

I have been doing some cakes for friends and people I work with. So when one of them came to me and said his wife loved to go camping and if I would be able to make a birthday cake with a camper on it. So I said I would do my best. I started … Read more

Coolest Disney Planes Cake

Coolest Disney Planes Cake

We went with a Disney Planes theme for my son’s 2nd birthday. It was a blast. This 10” round cake was the yummiest vanilla cake I had ever made!  Recipe in comments section below. It was dense but very moist and I received lots of complements. To go with the color scheme of Planes I … Read more

Choo-Choo Train Birthday Cake

Choo-Choo Train Birthday Cake

I have always had an interest in cake decorating and becoming a mom gave me a real excuse to try my hand at it.  This was the first specialty cake I ever attempted.  I was so pleased with the outcome that I was hooked! I made this cake for my son’s second birthday.  I can’t … Read more

Coolest Homemade Monster Jam Theme Cake

Coolest Monster Jam Cake

Talk about nervous, this was the first themed cake I had tried. My nephew wanted a Monster Jam Cake. I didn’t know where to begin but the creative juices started flowing and I had so much fun with this! The cake was chocolate and vanilla. I didn’t know much about fondant so the checkered border … Read more

Coolest Camry Birthdy Cake for 10 Year Old

Coolest Camry Birthdy Cake for 10 Year Old

The idea of this cake came from a mum who wanted me to do a car cake for her son’s tenth anniversary . She has a Camry Toyota car and gave me the picture to realise something close to it. My husband  helped out with the carving. I baked two 12 inch square butter cakes, … Read more

Cool Firefighter Helmet Cake

Cool Firefighter Helmet Cake

My son complained because I was making birthday cakes for my granddaughters, but haven’t made him one. Since he is a firefighter, I decided to make him a firefighter helmet cake. I baked the cake in a round oven proof bowl. For the rim on top, I used marzipan. To make it look like a … Read more

Aeroplane Birthday and Anniversary Cake

Aeroplane Birthday and Anniversary Cake

This aeroplane cake was for a couple who visited South Africa for some significant moments in their life. It was both the husband and the wife’s 40th birthday and their anniversary. They also made use of the opportunity to renew their vows. The man is a pilot and flies this model of aircraft. The cake … Read more

Cool 3D Monster Truck Cake

Cool 3D Monster Truck Cake

I had wanted to make a 3-D cake for my 3 year old’s upcoming 4th birthday ever since I saw some on The Coolest Homemade Birthday Cakes website.  He had been recently obsessed with monster trucks, so I figured making a giant cake for him would be a huge hit. It might also serve to … Read more

Coolest BMW Logo Birthday Cake

Coolest BMW Logo Birthday Cake

I made this cake last year for my son in law’s birthday. He will only drive BMW cars. He just loves them, so it was an easy guess for me, as to what type of cake to make him. It was two layers of chocolate fudge cake, with a whipped chocolate filling. Covered in BC … Read more