Coolest Construction Vehicle Cakes and Dump Cake Ideas

Coolest Construction Cakes and Dump Cake Ideas

My husband owns an excavator and our son thinks that it is the coolest thing in the world. This dump cake was a lot of fun to build although it was definitely time consuming. Seeing the look on our three year old son’s face made it worth while the effort. I started with two 9×13 … Read more

Coolest Construction Birthday Cake

Coolest Construction Birthday Cake Photos

The construction birthday cake recipe is one called chocolate zucchini sweet potato cake. You can go here for the recipe. My review is listed under hollygollygee and it will tell you the adjustments I made on the recipe. The buttercream recipe is from a Williams Sonoma cookbook. It is a vanilla meringue buttercream. I love … Read more

Coolest Farming Tractor Cakes – Perfect for a Barnyard Birthday

Coolest Ever Farming Tractor Cakes and Decorating Tips

These cakes were for a 3-year old boy who is a huge fan of John Deere Tractors. I baked individual rectangular shaped cakes and cut them down to the shape of a tractor (rounded the front corners, lowered the back, and trimmed the back sides for the large wheels). I used Chocolate-covered Oreos for the … Read more

Coolest Austin Mini Cake

Cool Austin Mini Cake

I took cake decorating classes from June to November of last year and always challenging myself to taking cake decorating to the next level–something you can’t just go to the bakery store or supermarket and pull off the shelf. So in early March it was my father in law’s birthday and he loves cars. My … Read more

Coolest Chevy Caprice Cake

I made this Chevy Caprice Cake for my son-in-law’s birthday. He requested a cake that looked like his 1983 Chevy Caprice on 22’s with swagger rims with gold trim. He has an ugly green skull hanging in the windshield, he wanted to make sure that his green skull was there. I took lots of pictures and created … Read more

Coolest Monster Truck Cake

My son was turning five and he wanted the coolest monster truck cake. Well, little does he know that mom is better at girly things and when it comes to a truck she leaves a lot out and it up to her imagination of what she thinks a truck looks like. I sculpted this truck … Read more

Cool Homemade Farming Scene Birthday Cake

Coolest Farming Scene Birthday Cake

This farming scene birthday cake was my first cake that I did for a friend and I was thrilled with how it turned out. My friend’s little boy absolutely loves John Deere tractors and everything about farming.  His mom wanted a nice cake with a tractor and some plastic farm animals on it. Well, this is … Read more

Cool Hand-Carved Tractor Birthday Cake

Coolest Mow Mow Tractor Birthday Cake

This Tractor birthday cake was only the second “creative cake” I had ever made. I think it is my favorite, not only from the reaction it got from my son, but also because I came up with the idea only by watching my son play with a wooden tractor that his Grandpa had made for him. … Read more

Coolest 1st Birthday Circus Train Cake

I have made creative cakes for both of my boys, ages 5 and 2, each year for their birthday, but I think this circus train cake is most special to me because it was the very first cake I had ever created and I wanted it to be perfect for my first son’s first birthday!  … Read more

A Titanic of a Cake

I made this Titanic cake for my friend’s 9-year-old son for his birthday. He has a fascination with the Titanic. The bottom is just a 9″X13″ yellow cake covered in blue butter cream frosting. For the ship, I made 2 batches of crispy rice treats and formed them into a pile to let them cool a little … Read more

Awesome Monster Truck Birthday Cake

My daughter Stephanie and I decided to make a Monster Truck cake for my grandson’s third birthday party. He just loves them so we thought we would team -up and make him the coolest cake ever. First we baked two sheet cakes (11×16), two mini loaf pans formed by hand in the shape of a … Read more