Coolest Pharaoh Cake

I made this Pharaoh cake for some graduates of a local high school. The head was made from 3 layers of strawberry 11×15 sheet cakes, layered with strawberry icing. I cut the outer shape of the headdress and then cut and sculpted the face out of the uppermost layer of cake. I then baked a … Read more

Egyptian Pyramid Birthday Cake

Egyptian Pyramid Birthday Cake

My son is really into Egypt. So of course when he wanted to have an Egypt-themed party I was a little nervous to figure out what I was going to do for a cake.  He of course wanted me to do the Sphinx, but I couldn’t come up with a creative way to do this…at … Read more

Ancient Egypt and Elmo collide for a Double Birthday Cake Bash

Ancient Egypt and Elmo collide for a Double Birthday Cake Bash

This was a double birthday cake request – 2 kids, 2 diff ages, same party. “He likes Elmo, she loves ancient Egypt.” My first thought was to make an ancient Egypt cake with Elmo dressed in Egyptian costume like King Tut sitting on top of a pyramid. Cute, but not what the mom had in … Read more

Eiffel Tower Cake

Eiffel Tower Cake

This Eiffel Tower Cake was for my friend’s 40th birthday–she loves Paris, but couldn’t get there, so my daughter and I told her we would bring Paris to her! I honestly can’t remember exactly how many cakes we stacked, but I think it was 4 8×8’s, plus 2 cupcakes at the top. I froze the cakes … Read more

To Paris with Love Baby Shower Cake

To Paris with Love Baby Shower Cake

My friend, Sue asked me to make a cake for her daughter-in-law Deanna’s baby shower.  Deanna wanted a Paris-themed cake. I searched the internet and found several cakes.   I sent several pictures to Sue and she, of course, picked the one I didn’t like. But I wasn’t  going to say anything.  Instead, I combined ideas from several other … Read more

Coolest Eiffel Tower Cake

Homemade Eiffel Tower Cake

I made this Homemade Eiffel Tower Cake for my daughter’s 7th birthday. She has a “thing” for Paris and the Eiffel Tower (not sure why or where it came from), so this was a great idea. I decided to challenge myself with a 3D tower instead of a 2D. The last birthday in the family … Read more

Coolest Pyramid Birthday Cake

Homemade Pyramid Birthday Cake

My daughter absolutely just loves Ferro Rochers and wanted that to be her birthday cake when she turned 11. But I decided to stick to the theme and made her a Pyramid Birthday Cake and filled it inside with the choccies. The kids just loved it.

Coolest Taj Mahal Cake

Homemade Taj Mahal Cake

My boyfriend’s father had recently returned home from holidaying in India and was celebrating his 50th birthday. I thought it would be apt to try and attempt a Taj Mahal cake. I baked 3 square cake tins (sponge cake), 5 fairy cakes as we as a dome sponge using a ceramic dish. I then let … Read more