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 Basketball Court Cake

Homemade Basketball Court Cake

I made this homemade basketball court cake for an end of season basketball team party. I just used a rectangular pan, and then the Wilton ball pan for the basketball in the middle. It is all decorated with buttercream and a star tip. I ended up putting each players name and number on the cake … Read more

Coolest Homemade Basketball Cake Ideas 2

This basketball cake is two 1/4th sheet cakes. One is chocolate and the other is white. The icing is made with 1/2 cup shortening and 1 stick of butter creamed. Then you add powdered sugar (2lb. bag) a little at a time. I add a small amount of milk as I add the sugar to … Read more

Coolest Boston Celtics Birthday Cake

Homemade Boston Celtics Birthday Cake

This was a really fun cake to make. It’s the first cake I covered completely in fondant. The Celtics logo was made with edible markers. What a wonderful tool they are, and then painted with food coloring. This homemade Boston Celtics birthday cake was for my 11 year old son who is an obvious Celtics … Read more

Coolest Homemade Basketball Cake Ideas 3

I made this basketball cake for a co-workers daughter who loves to play basketball. I started with a 9×13 pan and used Betty Crocker chocolate cake mix. I made a single batch of butter cream icing. I bought the basketball men and net and just placed them on after the cake was decorated. Everyone loved … Read more

Coolest Basketball Cake Idea

Homemade  Basketball Cake Idea

To make this Basketball Cake Idea, you will need three round cakes, one 10″ round Styrofoam ball, buttercream frosting, 10″ round cake board, and fondant. 1. A day or two before you make the cake, buy a 10″ round Styrofoam ball. Cut it in half. This will be the bottom half of the cake. Slice … Read more

Coolest Homemade Basketball Cake Ideas 4

I prepared this basketball cake for my sister-in-laws baby shower. I used a glass bowl to bake the cake, and decorated it with fondant. I cut out the jersey shape from fondant and then “painted” the details on both the ball and the jersey with food coloring.s baby shower. I used a glass bowl to … Read more

Basketball Cake

Basketball Cake

This basketball cake was very easy to make. My husband and I took two cake mixes and used a cake pan and flipped it upside down side by side each other and decorated it with light brown frosting. We then drew a half court on it. We were able to get the basketball hoop and … Read more

Coolest UNC Basketball Birthday Cake

Homemade UNC Basketball Birthday Cake

This UNC basketball birthday cake is an 11 x 15 white almond sour cream sheet cake. The frosting is almond butter cream. The images were made on sugar sheets using edible ink, my first time using my new computer. The basketball was a ½ round ball cake. I used a tip 5 for the lines … Read more

Coolest Homemade Basketball Cake Ideas 5

I made this Basketball cake for my sons 3rd birthday; he’s a basketball nut. I just moved at the time and did not have anything but a Wilton dinosaur cake pan. SO I whipped up the cake using one box of Betty Crocker cake mix. I bought 2 frostings from the store, separated the icing … 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