Cool Laser Combat Cake

Cool Laser Combat Cake

I made this cake for my 8-year-old son as he was having a laser combat party – it went down very well with both him his guests! They were particularly impressed with the LED light on the vest! To start, I made a dense chocolate sponge cake in a large square tin and cut off … Read more

Washington Redskins Football Team Birthday Cake

Washington Redskins Football Team Birthday Cake

This Washington Redskins football team birthday cake was made for a real Redskins fan. The cake was baked in a square cake pan and then I carved out the shape of the team logo from a picture. I iced the cake and added Redskins Forever on the cake board. The unique part of this cake … Read more

Coolest Rainbow Trout Cake

Coolest Rainbow Trout Cake

This rainbow trout cake was made for my husband’s 40th birthday this past week. The fish and beer can are made out of Rice Krispie treats, covered in fondant. Making the Rainbow Trout Cake The fish was covered in a green grey fondant. I then added in the lines and such from looking at a picture … Read more

Coolest Fish Shaped Cake

Coolest Fish Shaped Cake

What fun is was to make this fish shaped cake! I have a son-in-law who loves to go fishing and I have been dying to make one of these cakes. With his birthday coming up, it was the perfect opportunity for me to make one. Making the Fish Shaped Cake I baked this one in … 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

Coolest Ever Foosball Cake

Coolest Ever Foosball Cake

When my 12 yr old asked for a Foosball cake, I didn’t think it would  be hard to find some good ideas online.  But really there weren’t many out there that I liked and that had the kind of features I thought it should!  So I kind of combined a few ideas as well as … Read more

Coolest Grooms Fish Cake

Coolest Grooms Fish Cake

The Groom caught a 42 inch salmon on the day the wedding was announced, so it was an easy theme for a surprise Groom’s cake. The fish is made of Rice Krispie treats and covered in fondant. I found some great ideas from other contributors on this site… thanks so much! I used a cheese … Read more

Coolest Manchester United Football Birthday Cake

Coolest Manchester United Football Birthday Cake

I had to make a cake for nephew’s 8th birthday and wanted something easy as I was very busy with work, so I decided to make a Manchester United football birthday cake as he is a fan. Making the Manchester United Football Birthday Cake I made two sponge cakes, one ten inch round one and the … Read more

Cool Homemade Race Car Track Cake

Cool Homemade Race Car Track Cake

I wanted to make my grandson’s birthday cake this year.  He absolutely loves cars, race tracks and mud, so I decided to build a cake around that theme. I baked two cakes.  One was in a round 9′ cake pan and the other in a 9×11′ pan.  After both were baked and cooled, I cut a … Read more

Coolest Sportsman Gravity Cake

Coolest Sportsman Gravity Cake

This sportsman gravity cake was made for a friend’s husband who loves all sports, but also likes Strongbow cider. The cake is an 8″ chocolate fudge and represents football (soccer in North America). I printed the templates from the internet and cut them from fondant. This is the first time that I made a model … Read more

Coolest Football Stadium Cake

For over 3 years now, I’ve been a volunteer baker with a wonderful National Charity called Cake4kids, which bakes birthday cakes for Foster Children; most of whom have never had a birthday cake. Every September, our chapter holds a cake competition fund raiser for about 300 cake tasters with local judges; including a Pastry Chef … Read more

Number 8 Race Track Cake

I was excited when my son turned 8! He was into racing tracks and cars. What a perfect combination for making a cake… a number 8 race track cake. I baked 2 round 20cm cakes, chocolate and caramel mud. I levelled the cakes identically, slicing the tops off. I also cut the ends of each … Read more

Coolest Phillie Phanatic Birthday Cake

Coolest Phillie Phanatic Birthday Cake

Here is my sons 3rd birthday cake… I went with a baseball theme and since we have the coolest Mascot around, I attempted to make a Phillie Phanatic out of cake!!! And I must say it turned out a lot better then I expected! His nose started to fall off right before the party but … Read more

Surprise Fishing and Hunting Birthday Cake

Surprise Fishing and Hunting Birthday Cake

This fishing and hunting cake was a first for me. I had never made a cake like this before. A client contacted me to make a hobby themed surprise birthday cake. She wanted a mix between a hunting and fishing theme and she wanted a tackle box and a few other items on the cake. … Read more

“The Big Fish Catch!” Cake for the Greatest Fisherman

The Big Fish Catch

For the GREATEST FISHERMAN ever!  Happy 87th Birthday Dad.  I made this cake for my Dad this year as Mom & Dad had to cancel their annual trip due to health reasons. I used : 1 boxed White cake mix (follow directions for water, eggs,etc).I mixed blue food coloring in the white cake batter for a little surprise inside.  The … Read more

A Sports Cake for a True Athlete

A Sports Cake for a True Athlete

This cake, as you can see, was for a very busy young man. He loves football and baseball and it was hard for his mom to decide which he would prefer …. So we did both! I admit I had a little trouble getting it all on there. His favorite cake is Italian cream so … Read more

Cool Soccer Ball Cake for Sports-Loving 6 Year Old Boy

Cool Soccer Ball Cake for Sports-Loving 6 Year Old Boy

My son is a big sports fan, especially soccer. So for his birthday, a soccer themed cake was a must. I bought the Wilton soccer ball cake pan and placed it on a quarter sheet cake. I covered the cake in green tinted butter cream. The ball is frosted with marshmallow fondant in his school … Read more

Go Hogs! Razorbacks Birthday Cake!

Go Hogs! Razorbacks Birthday Cake!

Here in southwest Arkansas we love our beans and cornbread, fried potatoes, sweet tea and yes ma’am we love our Razorback Hawgs. Why one of the first things we teach our precious babies is to call the hogs!! Woooooo …. pigs…. Sooie !  can be heard throughout our state as we cheer our teams on … Read more

Cool Soccer Field Cake For My Son

Cool Soccer Field Cake For My Son

This soccer cake was a yellow cake, bavarian cream filling, buttercream frosting. This was something new for me and I created it for my son who wanted a soccer cake. He loves to play soccer and I wanted to make him feel happy. The hardest part of making this cake was the field on the … Read more

Cheese Head Green Bay Packers Cake

Cheese Head Green Bay Packers Cake

This cake was inspired by a die hard Green Bay loving fan. Coming up with it was simple. Creating it? Well that’s another story…. My boyfriend suggested using a melon scooper to ensure the holes for the Swiss cheese. Humoring him like I do most of the time, I decided to try it. Like I … Read more

Cool Homemade Couple’s Golf Cake

I made this couple’s golf cake for the country club down the road. They have a golf couple’s league and the little man on the top is blowing the golf ball in the hole and the girl was just sitting on the side. I have golf clubs and a golf bag on the side and … Read more

Scuba Diver Birthday Cake

Scuba Diver Birthday Cake

A friend of mine who is a professional scuba diver, wanted a scuba themed cake for her daughter’s birthday. She sent me a picture for inspiration and then we made the necessary changes to personalize it. The bottom cake was 9″ diameter (3 layers) and the top was 5″ diameter (3 layers), lemon and strawberry cake … Read more

Coolest Tackle Box Birthday Cake

Coolest Tackle Box Birthday Cake

You may be wondering, “Is this tackle box birthday cake really edible?”  Absolutely, it is!  But if you were fooled, know that you aren’t the only one. I make cakes for friends and family at home in my spare time.  A very close friend of mine asked if I would make a cake for an … Read more

Personalised Rugby Ball Birthday Cake

Personalised Rugby Ball Birthday Cake

This was from a while back. My husband is a massive rugby fan and since I have started baking fun cakes for my 2 boys for their birthdays, he didn’t want to miss out! So I decided to make him a rugby ball cake. We have quite a few rugby balls at home so I … Read more