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 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

Coolest Basketball Cake 39

Homemade Basketball Cake

I made this basketball cake for my cousin’s birthday last week. He’s such a huge fan of basketball. And I thought why don’t I try to surprise him with my cake. And I did it and the result is there, he was surprised. For the ball, I made it from the Wilton sports pan and … Read more

Coolest Homemade Basketball Cake Ideas 10

I made this basketball cake for my sons 4th birthday because he loves basketball. I made this from no pattern, just out of the top of my head. I used already made icing and just added the colouring. I then got a knife and did lines on it so it looked like floorboards. The backboards … Read more

Coolest KU Basketball Birthday Cake

Homemade Basketball Birthday Cake

My husband is a big fan of KU Basketball, and since his birthday is in March – March Madness and his love for Jayhawks inspired this basketball birthday cake. I used a chocolate cake recipe from Epicurious. I made 3 layers of the cake and frosted with seedless raspberry jam and whipped bittersweet chocolate ganache … Read more

Coolest Basketball Jersey Cake

Homemade Basketball Jersey Cake

My sister asked me to make a Kobe Bryant jersey cake. I told her just a jersey isn’t challenging enough, I like to push it over the top. So this is the Homemade Basketball Jersey Cake I built. The wood floor is vanilla sponge with vanilla pudding filling, the fondant was hand painted with a … Read more

Coolest Basketball Jersey And Ball Birthday Cake

Homemade Basketball Jersey And Ball Birthday Cake

This Basketball Jersey And Ball Birthday Cake was for my son on his 11th birthday. It was a total of 4 cakes. Chocolate, triple chocolate, strawberry, and funfetti. I baked two cakes in a 13×9 cookie sheet for the base of the cake. After baking those cakes, I let them cool then put both cakes … Read more

Coolest Basketball Theme Cake

Homemade Basketball Theme Cake

This Basketball theme cake was made for my son’s birthday. The hat was made from the mini ball pan. The brim was fondant with a little tylose powder added to it. I let the brim sit over night so it can harden. The jersey was just fondant. I printed out a jersey template for the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Basketball Cakes 0

My son’s first and my daughter’s fourth birthday parties were held together since their birthdays are three days apart. So having to make two cakes I was able to make quite a few of the decorations in advance. A week or so before the party I traced images from the plates and napkins to create … Read more

Cool Homemade 3D Basketball Birthday Cake

Homemade Basketball Birthday Cake

This basketball cake was made for Inbar’s 5th birthday. He loves basketball and is a fan of the Israeli team Maccabi Tel Aviv, who’s colors are yellow and blue. The cake is a chocolate cake, any chocolate cake will do, as long as it is baked in a half ball cake tray. It’s topped with … Read more