Cool Camper Birthday Cake

I absolutely love baking and decorating cakes…especially for my family members! In my family, I make everyone’s cakes for their birthdays and special events. This cake is one of my very favorite cakes I have made and definitely one that had the most sentimental value. It was made for my grandad on his 80th birthday. … Read more

Coolest Aircraft Cake With Army Men

Coolest Aircraft Cake With Army Men

This aircraft cake was created for a group of men and women who worked with the military. A cake of an aircraft was specifically requested.  I already knew this cake was going to be a challenge for me but was up to it and excited to do it. I always enjoy trying new things, that’€™s how I … Read more

S.W.A.T. Cake

This cake was made for a friend who works at the local police station. I constructed the truck with graham crackers, chocolate and marshmallow fondant, the wheels were chocolates covered Oreos. The handcuffs and gun were made out of chocolate. It turned out great! Everyone was so excited with the results and so was I.

Snowmobiling Cake for an 8th Birthday

Snowmobiling Cake for an 8th Birthday

My son is fascinated with snowmobiles, so I decided to make him a Snowmobiling cake. When I asked the flavor, he said,  “toasted marshmallow “.  Well, that ‘s what he got!  Toasted marshmallow cake with chocolate butter cream in the center. I decided to do a scene, since he loves investigating the track and made … Read more

Retro Car Cake

Retro Car Cake

To put the picture of the car on the cake I printed off a coloring page.  I then used a size 3 tip and traced the car’s details with my buttercream icing and let it crust.  Once the icing on the cake had crusted too I was able to imprint the car onto the top … Read more

Tom’s Titanic 8th Birthday Cake

Toms Titanic

Tom is a little gifted boy with an intense interest in the Titanic.  He is in my son’s class, so when we got the birthday invitation, it clearly stated the theme was the Titanic.  Tom’s mom said that he will have to settle for a cake with a picture of the Titanic on it.  Knowing … Read more

Coolest Train Birthday Cake

Coolest Train Birthday Cake

My poor kids see me make all these elaborate cakes for other people. So for my son Ryan’s 5th birthday I asked him what kind of cake he wanted.  He says ” oh mom I can see it in my head, I want a train birthday cake. There has to be a tunnel and a … Read more

Coolest Green John Deere Tractor Cake

Coolest Green John Deere Tractor Cake

This green John Deere tractor cake  is 100% edible! The tractor is made from gum paste and was airbrushed finished. The “tire” tier is actually chocolate fondant airbrushed black so it has a much better taste than if you had just dyed the fondant black! The John Deere logo what free-handed cut out and placed on dried … Read more

Coolest Firefighter’s Birthday Cake

Coolest Firefighter's Birthday Cake

My sister’s co-worker asked me to make a birthday cake for her 18 year old son who was a firefighter. She originally sent me a picture of a helmet cake that she had found on line but told me that she really was open to something else if I could come up with a cool design. … Read more

Coolest Airplane Birthday Cake

Coolest Airplane Birthday Cake

I had a great time making this airplane birthday cake. At first I didn’t know how it would go. I started with 4 big rectangle shaped cakes. I made mud cakes. Placed them on top of each other with icing, but every time I went to put each cake on, they broke so I just … Read more

Coolest Train Birthday Cake

Coolest Train Birthday Cake

My 1 year old is mad on trains so I thought I would make him a train cake for his 1st birthday.  I was a little nervous as I am not the best baker I know.  We had 6 of his friends over to our house, so I thought I would make a steam train … Read more

Coolest Birthday Express Train Cake

Coolest Birthday Express Train Cake

Making this birthday express cake for my 3 year old son was an enjoyable experience for not only me, but also for my husband and son. Arush was so excited that  he used to wake up in the middle of the night and ask me when shall I make his birthday express? For the base, … Read more

Coolest Snowmobile Cake

Coolest Snowmobile Cake

I do not have a cake business, but I had my very first order for a custom cake where I actually made some money! A lady came to me and asked me to make a cake for her husband for his surprise 40th birthday party. She told me that he loves snowmobiles, hunting and fishing. … Read more

Coolest Choo Choo Train Cake

Coolest Choo Choo Train Cake

My grandson just turned one so I decided I would make him a train cake. I looked on line at many wonderful cakes to get ideas, and also checked my photo album as I made one for my son 28 years ago.  So here is what I did. 1.  Shop for eatable decorations. Twizzlers, Kitkat … Read more

Cool Choo Choo Train Cake

Cool Choo Choo Train Cake

I made this choo choo train cake for my son’s 3rd birthday, as that’s the age that boys are train crazy! I baked x2 cakes in loaf tin pans using a butter cake recipe and I bought a long Swiss roll. Trim the loaf cakes so that they have flat surfaces and position one vertically and … Read more

Coolest Lorry Cake

Coolest Lorry Cake

Someone who I’d make a cake for previously was really pleased with the outcome that she asked me again but this time she wanted a large lorry cake. I’d made a lorry cake before but a lot smaller and it didn’t turn out that well to be fair. I thought it’d been in an accident, … Read more

Freestyle Tractor Birthday Cake

Freestyle Tractor Birthday Cake

Living in rural Wyoming, you don’t just run to the store (35 miles away) to pick up a couple things. We didn’t have a lot of money at the time so I used my son’s plastic tractor carrying case and traced the outline of it onto a piece of cardboard. It fit perfectly inside a … Read more

Cool Homemade Purple VW Bug Birthday Cake

When I made the sponges I had 1 rectangular sheet and 1 round cake…..OK, here goes. So I creamed the rectangular sheet cake and placed on the board, and cut the round cake in half, now I had these 2 cakes just sitting there. Where do I go from here I asked myself? My idea … Read more

Coolest Surprise Car Cake for Daddy

Coolest Surprise Car Cake for Daddy

My husband is a car fanatic so for father’s day I decided to make him a  car cake to resemble his own drift car 240sx. It was hard but so much fun, took a lot of time since I only had a butter knife and a rolling pin to do everything with. It was all … Read more

Cool DIY Tractor Cake

Cool Homemade Tractor Cake

I always use packet mixture – Betty Crocker’s fudge cake, because it freezes so well. I make the cake in advance, then cut and carve all the pieces.  I then used chocolate butter icing to glue the pieces into shape.  Because the cake is still frozen, the icing sets immediately, adding stability. I used blocks … Read more

Cool Monster Truck Birthday Cake Idea

Cool Monster Truck Birthday Cake Idea

I made  this monster truck cake   for a young man  turning 18 . And  he  was moving  into his own place.  So  I came up  with this  “Now  Get  Out” cake  idea.  I made a  half sheet white cake.  Then  I  covered  it with chocolate  frosting. Covered that  with   coconut  that I  had dyed  green. I grounded up  2 Graham  crackers  and  with them I made … Read more

Coolest Rock Crawling Cake

Coolest Rock Crawling Cake

This rock crawling cake is a 3 tier cake I made for my husband’s birthday who loves all things car. His favorite cake is butter recipe, golden and chocolate frosting so I went with that. I stacked the three layers off center and cut the top two at an angle to simulate a hill.  The … Read more

Coolest T 90 Tank Cake

Coolest  T 90 Tank Cake

Tanks are very important in our life!! How? I am an army officer’s wife, that too in armored!! so, life surely revolves in and around tank. Moved to a new place, and my friend requested for a tank cake for her son! Can’ts say no too, but absolutely no idea where will I get my … Read more

Coolest Fire Fighter Cake Ever

Coolest Fire Fighter Cake Ever

This fire fighter cake was simple to make. I started with a simple chocolate cake with a butter cream center. Then added chocolate frosting to cover the cake. I dripped my  knife in to hot water before applying it to the cake so the frosting looked more like fondant. Then I piped green frosting on … Read more