Cool Homemade 30 Pound Strawberry “Not So Short” Cake

STRAWBERRY \"NOT SO SHORT\" CAKE

This is one of the taller tiered cakes I have made, and one of my favorites. It also has multi layers of fondant that helps give it a dimensional look. The cake flavor was of course, strawberry and vanilla! I used fresh strawberries diced up, strawberry jam, and the secret ingredient that I will tell … Read more

Chocolate Love Strawberry Shortcake cake

Chocolate Love Strawberry Shortcake cake

Although I am in the business of making cakes, this Strawberry Shortcake  cake was one that produced many firsts for me. Making My Strawberry Shortcake Cake This was my first play with modelling chocolate and it was also my first homemade fondant cake! I’m not entirely sure why I decided on such an intricate figure … Read more

Halloween Strawberry Shortcake Cake for a 6th Birthday

Halloween Strawberry Shortcake Cake for a 6th Birthday

When you’re dealing with an almost six year old with a very large and colorful imagination who loves Halloween as much as her mother does, you know you might just be up for a challenge! When I first heard the words Halloween Strawberry Shortcake, I thought, “okay, that’s an interesting combination.” No matter how much … Read more

Awesome 3D Care Bears Cake

Awesome 3D Care Bears Cake

For those that haven’t seen my other cakes, I’m an Australian Dad who makes his children their birthday cakes. I have no training at all and am just self-taught. We have 2 boys and last year we had our beautiful baby girl enter our family and she recently celebrated her first birthday. Normally the kids … Read more

Sweetest Strawberry Shortcake Cake

Sweetest Strawberry Shortcake Cake

For my daughter’s 4th birthday party, our theme was Strawberry Shortcake. I wanted a cake that was different from anything I had seen and that she would love! My daughter absolutely loves fresh strawberries, so I decided to use fresh strawberries to make a strawberry patch cake and give it a 3D appearance.  She was so … Read more

Strawberry Shortcake Cake Made with Wilton Cake Pan

Strawberry Shortcake Cake Made with Wilton Cake Pan

I used a retired Wilton Strawberry Shortcake cake pan I bought on Ebay. I did not make this for a special occasion,  just wanted to try out the cake pan. It was one of the more detailed cakes I have done, but it came close to what the picture looked like. For a change, I used … Read more

Absolutely the Cutest Strawberry Shortcake and Friends Cake

Absolutely the Cutest Strawberry Shortcake and Friends Cake

I made this  Strawberry Shortcake in 3 steps:  First I made the figurines – Strawberry Shortcake, the cat and dog, strawberries, the #6 and name sign with gum paste a week ahead of time.  I baked the cakes 2 days before the cake event.  And finally decorated the cake the day before the event. My customer was very … Read more

Sweet Strawberry Shortcake Birthday Cake

Sweet Strawberry Shortcake Birthday Cake

I made this Sweet Strawberry Shortcake birthday cake for my daughter’s 1st birthday party. I used a vanilla cake with a blend of Strawberry sundae topping, cream cheese, Marshmallow fluff, and Cool whip for the filling. It was completely yummy! I am pleased to say that this cake required NO FONDANT and I far  preferred working … Read more

Awesome (But Easy) Care Bears Cake

Awesome (But Easy) Care Bears Cake

The first thing I always do when designing a birthday cake is to look at lots of ideas and then put together my favorite parts and sketch out my design.  Then I make a plan….for this Care Bears cake I needed a way to support the fondant rainbows, so I asked my husband to cut and bend … Read more

Coolest Strawberry Shortcake Village Cake

Coolest Strawberry Shortcake Village Cake

“Daddy, can you make me a Strawberry Shortcake cake this year for my birthday?” my soon-to-be 5-year-old daughter asked. “Of course, Trinity,” I replied, “if that’s what you want, Daddy will make you a Strawberry Shortcake cake for your birthday.” I have four kids. Each year, they each get to request a birthday cake they … Read more