Cool Nacho Cake for an Anniversary

Nacho Cake

I had a great nacho cake idea of conquering up something for my parents anniversary cake! My family always expects me to make something super tasty and fun for parties. We always get nachos on every vacation at every restaurant, our guilty pleasure. The best part of this cake is no one actually thought it … Read more

Easy Lego Man Cake Tutorial

Easy Lego Man Cake Tutorial

One of my friends’s daughters is a huge lego fan. She was having a birthday, she was turning 9! So I decided to surprise her by making her a Lego Man cake. It would be the first time using the Lego Man cake mold that I had sitting on my shelf, and my first time … Read more

Cool Lingerie Cake

Cool Lingerie Cake

“Lingerie” Once upon a cold and rainy March day, my husband had a birthday. A week previous, I drew up a plan for an extravagant naked cake; just for my man. To my dismay, he said, “No Way.” “A very simple cake will do.” so I baked him one (That was sugar free)! A naked cake I still desired to make, so … Read more

Dream Computer Birthday Cake for a Computer Engineer

Dream Computer Birthday Cake for a Computer Engineer

I made this computer birthday cake for my boyfriend.  He and I are both computer engineers. He loves nerdy things, so I decided I’d make a surprise birthday cake for his 27th birthday (this past May). The thing is, I don’t typically cook or bake so it was pretty nerve wracking to plan, design, and … Read more

Coolest Painter Hedgehog Birthday Cake

Coolest Painter Hedgehog Birthday Cake

There is a romantic story behind this hedgehog birthday cake. It was ordered by a young woman as a gift for the birthday of her loved one, who is a talented artist. The hedgehog symbolizes the young artist himself, not only representing his personality, but also having something common with his appearance. :) She knew that … Read more

Coolest Smoking Volcano Cake Ever!

Coolest Smoking Volcano Cake Ever!

I was going to make an Octonauts cake for my 3-year-old son, but two days before his birthday, we went shopping for his presents and he got a very colorful “dinosaur” set with volcano. I realized that very soon, my boys wouldn’t allow me to make dinosaur cakes because they wouldn’t be “cool” anymore. So, … Read more

Cool Animated Mario Brothers Birthday Cake

Maio Bros

For this animated Mario Brothers cake, I had to purchase 2, cake pans 10”X 3”.  1 box of cake mix per pan  3 layers high, one white and two chocolate, with ½ half strawberry with vanilla pudding filling and the other half chocolate ganaches, which allowed the cake to settle on one side so I … Read more

Elegant Red and White Lace Anniversary Cake

Full view

I made this three-tier cake for an older couple celebrating their wedding anniversary. When they placed their order with me, the wife was initially very undecided about what she wanted. She browsed our design book for nearly half an hour, going back and forth between different cakes. Finally she looked up and saw our display … Read more

Coolest Surprise Lighthouse Cake for 70th Birthday

Coolest Surprise Lighthouse Cake for 70th Birthday

This lighthouse cake was my first attempt at a 3D specialty cake. I watch Ace of Cakes and other baking shows on TV often and have always wanted to create an edible masterpiece. My mother in law’s birthday offered me that first opportunity to try it out. I wanted to give her a gift that … Read more

Awesome Homemade Despicable Me Cake made with Fondant

This is my story, I have been baking the cakes and my husband has been decorating the cakes using fondant and he also makes fondant cake toppers. All of the cakes he has  decorated have been for family, the funny thing about this is that my husband decided not to decorate any more cakes because … Read more

Coolest Star Wars Millennium Falcon Cake with Lights

I am NOT a baker but, I do enjoy making cakes three times a year for my nephew and two boys.  It is my creative outlet – I enjoy the challenge!  When my 9 year old nephew told me he wanted a Millennium Falcon cake I have to admit I did NOT think I could … Read more

Cool Homemade Superman Birthday Cake

Coolest Superman Birthday Cake

I was asked to make a Superman birthday cake for a friend’s 30th birthday. As it was a special day I decided to mold the Superman in fondant and then sit him onto a motorized globe! I purchased a low cost solar powered turntable but modified it for battery, only then mounted this all into … Read more

Coolest Surf Up Birthday Cake

watch out for the shark

I loved making this cake, my son Jack has just started surfing and he is loving it. We booked a handful of his friends into the local surf school and then came the challenge, he wanted a “wave cake with him riding it!” . I love the way that our kids think we can do … Read more

Coolest Spinning Carousel Birthday Cake

Coolest Spinning Carousel Birthday Cake

My son was having a carnival-themed party for his 4th birthday and we came up with the idea to make a carousel birthday cake. Many of the ideas came to me as I was going along. I started with a two-layer cake, iced it in white and used the funfetti decorations that came along with … Read more

Coolest Ninetendo’s Super Mario Brothers Birthday Cake

Nintendo's Super Mario Brothers Birthday Cake front view

As a kid, one of my favorite memories with my middle brother was playing Super Mario Brothers with him, so when his birthday came around this year, I decided to decorate it from those memories. I got a head start on this a couple of days before I made the cake.  The controllers are made … Read more

Cinderella in New York Birthday Cake

Cinderella in New York Birthday Cake

Some friends asked my wife to do a birthday cake for a girl of eight years. With her age she is crazy about princesses. Well, what came to mind was that despite having done many projects with ArduinoI had never applied electronics in a cake. So we decided to join forces and add some light … Read more

Ultimate 40th Birthday Girly Cake

Ultimate 40th Birthday Girly Cake

When one of my friends e-mailed me about making a 40th birthday cake for one of our friends, I jumped all over the opportunity. What makes it even more fun was that the party was a surprise. Shhh! Well, I guess it’s okay now, since the party has already taken place.  So, the creative juices … Read more