Indiana Hoosiers Basketball Theme Cake

Indiana Hoosiers Basketball Theme Cake

I made this Indiana Hoosiers basketball theme cake for my son’s 5th birthday. He wanted an IU (Indiana University) theme for his party. Hoosiers Basketball Cake Details I used the Wilton ball pan to create the basketball for the top of the cake. I covered it in orange fondant and added black lines to complete the ball. I … Read more

Awesome Basketball Cake

Awesome Basketball Cake

My son was playing basketball for the rec league in my town and wanted a basketball theme party. So now I needed to make a basketball cake. I layered 2 11×13 cakes to make the base of the cake (2 cake mixes for each layer) and used 2 1/2 spheres for the basketball part of … Read more

Slam Dunk Basketball Cake

Slam Dunk Basketball Cake

My son has been playing basketball for several years, he started out playing through church Upward league and for his 8th birthday I decided I wanted to make him a basketball cake. I tried to look online for inspiration, but wasn’t having much luck. I knew I didn’t want to make a typical 9×13 basket … Read more

Coolest Basketball Jersey Cake and Sneakers

Coolest Basketball Cake

I made a half-sheet cake covered with white fondant. This basketball cake is for a high school graduate who plays basketball. The jersey is his actual one and that picture was sent to me by his aunt along with a picture of his shoes. This is printed on an edible rice paper that I had done at a local … Read more

Coolest NY Knicks Basketball Cake

Coolest NY Knicks Basketball Cake

I was asked to make a basketball themed cake for a boy turning 9, who is a huge NY Knicks fan! It was kind of last minute, so I thought, “OK, I will make a basketball court.”  My cake was chocolate fudge flavor with butter cream icing. I made marshmallow fondant (easy to make, less expensive than … Read more

Cool Dirty Gym Socks Birthday Cake

Cool Dirty Gym Socks Birthday Cake

When asked to make a birthday cake for my friend’s 10 year old boy, I was so scared!! Having two young girls, and only older nephews, I had to scramble for ideas. I was clicking through photos on my friend’s Facebook page, and alas! The boy plays basketball!  We got a Basketball Jones!! ha ha . First … Read more

Cool Basketball Cake

Cool Basketball Cake

This is a basketball cake that I made for my husband’s birthday. He loves the Iowa Hawkeyes, college basketball. We always do fun birthday parties for every person in our family right down to a fun cake made by me.  This is a very simple cake to do and you can display it on a … Read more

Awesome MVP Basketball Birthday Cake

Awesome MVP Basketball Birthday Cake

Had a family that really wanted to give their son his dream cake but like most of us really couldn’t afford anything more than a frozen typical cake from the local Walmart. Being a “self taught” cake hobbiest I was happy to give it my best shot. Here are the results of this MVP basketball … Read more

Cool Basketball Jersey Cake

Cool Basketball Jersey Cake

I made this Basketball Jersey cake for my neighbor’s son. I made a sheet cake and just frosted it and for the jersey I made another sheet cake then I found my son’s old jersey from when he was little and traced it onto paper then cut the arm holes on the paper then put the … Read more

Coolest Tarheel Snowflake Birthday Cake

Coolest Tarheel Snowflake Birthday Cake

This Tarheel Snowflake birthday cake is three 8 inch cake layers of white almond sour cream cake recipe.  Snow flakes were made from cutters I bought on line, using marshmallow fondant and Wilton sugar crystal attached by using glue made from gum paste and water. The symbols and birthday message were printed from my edible printer on sugar sheets.  Using … Read more

Coolest Miami Heat Birthday Cake

Homemade  Miami Heat Birthday Cake

I made this Miami Heat birthday cake for my son in law, who is a die hard Miami Heat fan. He was ecstatic when he saw it. Chocolate and white chocolate cake with BC frosting and fondant accents.

Coolest Basketball Jersey Birthday Cake

Homemade Basketball Jersey Birthday Cake

This Basketball Jersey Birthday Cake was a birthday cake request that needed to travel – 4 hours!! I made the cake support out of wood to add support. The cake also has internal supports – several wooden dowels, to make sure the cake doesn’t slide during travel. The cake was a 3 layered sheet cake … Read more

Coolest Homemade Basketball Cake Ideas 6

For this basketball cake, I first prepared the goal stands imitating the goals used in the NBA. First, I drew the goal as my guideline; I used Styrofoam and cut it based on my drawing. I glued it all together and let it dry. For the basketball, you can either use the ball pan or … Read more

Coolest Basketball Goal Cupcakes

Homemade Basketball Goal Cupcakes

I made these basketball goal cupcakes for my son’s 2nd birthday. We had an “All Star Sports Theme.” These were very simple to make. I used a white cake mix, of course you could use any flavor of your choice. The cupcake liner is the “net” so I did want it to look white. You … Read more

Coolest Rockets Basketball Cake

Homemade Rockets Basketball Cake

I made this Rockets Basketball Cake for my friend’s 22nd birthday – hence the number 22 on the jersey. She loves the Houston Rockets and I knew she’d love the themed cake. The cake itself is made of 2 layers of red velvet, simply store-bought cake mix, baked in 9 by 13 in cake pans. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Basketball Cake Ideas 7

I made this basketball cake for my nephews 5th birthday who is a basketball fanatic. I was trying to think of a cute and different idea for the cake. I had a basketball book that was shaped like a ball and had arms and feet on it. I took off the arms and feet from … Read more

Coolest Basketball Cake

Homemade Basketball Cake

I made this round two layer basketball cake for my daughter’s 12th birthday party. I used a half a ball mold and carved out a round space for the ball to be lowered into the cake. We decorated the ball with orange color and black licorice. We used a towel to dab the ball for … Read more

Coolest Jersey Basketball Cake

Homemade Jersey Basketball Cake

My son was turning 14, and he loves basketball and loves the Knicks. Both cakes were half yellow and chocolate. For the jersey I used a 13×9 cake pan. I used store brought icing and sprayed the cake with Wilton blue spray. I did dye some icing orange for my border and the number 14. … Read more

Coolest Homemade Basketball Cake Ideas 8

For my basketball loving sons 4th birthday, we created a basketball cake complete with the backboard and net. The original idea was simply the basketball. However, we added another cake to make the backboard. Either cake can be made individually for a party. To make the basketball cake:Bake 2 9inch round cakes. Cut the top … Read more

Coolest 3 D Basketball Cake

Homemade  3 D Basketball Cake

I made this 3D basketball cake for my son’s 2nd birthday. I used the sports ball pan from Wilton. The best thing about Wilton is they give you different decorating ideas for each pan you buy and tell you which coloring gels to use to get the perfect color. I thought the color on this … Read more

Coolest Celtics Cake

Homemade Celtics Cake

My friend asked if I would try to make a Celtics Cake for her husband John. Hesitantly, I agreed. It was my first time decorating a cake like this. I baked two 14″ round cakes since it needed to feed a lot of people. I used Fondant and discovered it really was easy to do! … Read more

Coolest Homemade Basketball Cake Ideas 9

This basketball cake may look hard, but really it wasnt that bad! The base of the basketball cake is a 9×13 cake, covered in fondant and “painted” with food coloring to look like the hardwood gym floor. Then, I baked a half ball cake, covered that in fondant and “painted” the details on. Then, shaped … Read more

Coolest Chicago Bears Cake

Homemade Chicago Bears Cake

After trying to come up with a unique birthday present for my die-hard-bears-fan-father, I decided to attempt my first encounter with a fondant cake. I read a few “How To’s” and headed to my local craft store to purchase my supplies (now I know why professional cakes cost so much). The cake consists of 2-10″ … Read more