Cool Flamingo Cake

Cool Flamingo Cake

Our sweet girl turned 4 and is in love with everything flamingo, so naturally she requested a flamingo cake. When I realized that I could use chocolate covered pretzel rods to make the legs into the shape of a number 4, I knew it would be the perfect cake for her fourth birthday! Plus, I … Read more

Awesome Angry Birds Cake

Awesome Angry Birds Cake

My soon-to-be 4-year old asked for a “Candy Cake” for his birthday. Sounded easy enough. After all, last year, he had a steaming volcano cake with home made palm trees and dry ice. “This year I’m getting off easy,” I thought to myself. Until Yesterday. Yesterday, he decided he wanted an Angry Birds cake. Well…that … Read more

Cool Homemade Angry Birds Cake

Coolest Angry Birds Cake

This is my Angry Birds cake that I made for a very special little boys 5th birthday. He is a huge fan of the game. The cake flavor is chocolate chip and pecan cookie dough with a chocolate pecan filling and brown sugar frosting. The cake is covered in home made marshmallow fondant. Everything on … Read more

Cute Ducky Baby Shower Cake

Cute Ducky Baby Shower Cake

I was asked to make my grandsons baby shower cake. I was a little hesitant to do it because I’ve never used fondent but i did it! I’ve made three more cakes and now making plans to make my moms 70th birthday cake. I’m so excited but its a month away so I have wait. I got … Read more

Ultimate Angry Birds Star Wars Cake

Ultimate Angry Birds Star Wars Cake

I made this Angry Birds Star Wars cake for my son’s birthday. He loves Star Wars… and Angry Birds, of course!  It took me a week to complete. Angry Birds Star Wars Cake Details The characters and Death Star were made from Rice Krispy treats. I researched the characters online and decorated them to detail as … Read more

Coolest Lemon Bar Owl Cake

Coolest Lemon Bar Owl Cake

My mom loves owls and lemon bars so it made sense to create a lemon bar owl cake for her. Surprisingly, nothing comes up when you Google “lemon bar owls“. So, I looked online for a simple owl pattern. Lemon Bar Owl Cake Instructions I went to Sprouts and searched through the bulk food for … Read more

Floyd the Flamingo Birthday Cake

Floyd the Flamingo Birthday Cake

I have decorated many cakes, and almost every time I learn something new. But this Flamingo birthday cake was probably the most outside my comfort zone I’ve ever gone. When my friend wanted to do something fun for her 30th, we did some brainstorming and decided a luau theme would be awesome. I volunteered to … Read more

Cool Cardinal Cake

Cool Cardinal Cake

This cardinal cake is what I most enjoy doing. Funny story. My daughter asked me to do a cardinal cake for her mother-in-law’s birthday. When she said cardinal I automatically thought of Arizona Cardinals. I even said to her, “Cardinals, really? I never thought she would like the Cardinals”. Okay so after coming up with … Read more

Cutest Rubber Ducky Cake

Cutest Rubber Ducky Cake

This rubber ducky cake was made for a young woman’s birthday, but would be perfect for a baby shower too. I baked the cake in a half sheet pan, and then cut it in thirds. After filling and stacking the three, I covered it in plastic wrap and placed it in the freezer for about … Read more

5th Birthday Angry Birds Cake

5th Birthday Angry Birds Cake

I made this Angry Birds cake for a friend who has me make all of her sons’ cakes and they do it big.  They have large, super fun birthday parties with everything from magicians to pony rides to big, bouncy slides. This was a cake I made for her son Luke who was turning 5.  … Read more

Owl Cake – My First Attempt at Using Fondant

Owl Cake - My First Attempt at Using Fondant

It all started with a request from my sister-in-law to make an owl cake for her 9 year old daughter, Haley. She gave me a picture she found on Pinterest and told me exactly how she wanted it to look. I wanted to make it my own but I wanted it to look similar to … Read more

Angry Bird Theme Cake with Real Slingshot

Angry Bird Theme Cake with Real Slingshot

This Angry Birds cake was made for my son’s 6th birthday. I asked my husband to make the stand and asked really for only one requirement, don’t make the slingshot work. So naturally in true husband form, he did. And then he proceeded to proudly launch my sons stuffed animals across my living room for … Read more

Cool Owl Cake

Cool Owl Cake

My daughter enjoys cake decorating and she’s very creative. This cake was created for her 8 yr old sister (Emah)! When this cake was created it went through some tough times! Lol. Everything was done by hand no special molds or cut out machines or letter cutters! The fondont used is a marshmallow fondont! Not … Read more

Coolest Owl First Birthday Cake

Owl First Birthday Cake

This owl first birthday cake was the perfect cake for celebrating my granddaughter’s 1st birthday. My granddaughter loves owls. My daughter is a New York City Urban Park Ranger. She loves teaching bird identification! We have an owl tree carving in our front yard. The first thing my granddaughter wants to do when she comes … Read more

EPIC Angry Birds Cake

EPIC Angry Birds Cake

This is an Angry Birds Epic cake based off the Ravio role playing game. My son loves Angey Birds and when we saw this game online he had to have it. I had to download a Canadian iTunes account to get it because at the time it was not available in the US. The game … Read more

“Hoo” Loves Barn Owl Birthday Cakes?

Finished Barn Owl Front View

My 8 year-old son…that’s who! This year, he asked for an owl cake and specifically, it had to be a BARN OWL. He has an eye for detail and I was instructed … “No big eyes. They have to be black like the barn owl’s and he has to be white.”  Upon much research, he … Read more

Look Whoo’s One Owl Cake

Look Whoo's One Owl Cake

This sweet little owl cake was so much fun to make. It is covered in yummy buttercream and embelished with shapes I cut from gumpaste. I have started using gum paste instead of fondant on some designs because of the humidity we have here in S.W. Arkansas. After the gum paste hardens it doesn’t tend to … Read more

Coolest Owl Birthday Cake

Coolest Owl Birthday Cake

My Daughter Loves Owls and her favorite colors are Pink and  orange, these are the two things that served as my inspiration for her Birthday Cake. This cake is a double layer 9 inch round Strawberry cake filled with a triple berry filling, covered in homemade strawberry buttercream frosting.  The decorations are made out of … Read more

Coolest Owl Baby Shower Cake for Twins

This owl baby shower cake was created to celebrate the arrival of twins and was so fun to make. The Order: The cake had to feed 50 people. The couple were expecting twins, one boy one girl, and it was a outdoor theme party in Seattle, WA ( The Evergreen State). The budget for the … Read more

Avery’s Cool Angry Birds Birthday Cake

Avery's Cool Angry Birds Birthday Cake

My son was turning 6 years old. He was totally into Angry Birds and wanted an Angry Birds party. So,  I started wracking my brain as to how the heck I was going to decorate an Angry Birds birthday cake. Once I had the basic shape down, I had to come up with the actual … Read more

Bittersweet Peacock Farewell Cake

...bittersweet sweet

I made this peacock farewell cake for a special lady, a sweet friend at church who was moving away to be closer to her family. It had to be as beautiful and as graceful as she is. The cake itself is just a 3 tier white cake with buttercream icing . Be sure to put … Read more

Angry Birds 10th Birthday Cake

Angry Birds 10th Birthday Cake

For the ‘Angry’ Birds… is a 10th birthday cake I made for my granddaughter. I love baking for family. I love the big smiles and wide eyes the first time they see their special cake, but most of all I love the hugs that follow! My grandchildren are my world and they challenge me… keep … Read more

Coolest Peacock Cake

Coolest Peacock Cake

This peacock cake is a favorite children’s cake-chocolate cake. It is made of 4 peel and chocolate creme. Every crust is made from 5 eggs, 5 spoons sugar 5 spoons flour, a little baking powder and 3 tablespoons grated chocolate. Creme is made from butter, chocolate, milk and powdered sugar. The Peacock and feathers are made of … Read more

Great Owl Cake Disaster

Coolest Owl Cake Ever

It was July in Iowa, €”hot and humid.  My oldest son’€™s love of owls inspired me, so I scoured the internet for pictures of owls and owl cakes.  I had never attempted a vertical cake, and I thought it would be fun to try.  I saved my favorite pictures on my computer and sketched out … Read more