Cool Homemade Sesame Street Character Cakes

Coolest Sesame Street Character Cakes and How-to Tips

I love Ernie so this year for my 23rd birthday party I needed to make a large Sesame street character cake that would feed 100 people. The body was made in a turkey basting pan, the head from a regular round cake pan and then the arms, feet, nose and hair where cut from a … Read more

Coolest Wiggles Car Birthday Cakes

Coolest Wiggles Cakes and How-To Tips

For this Wiggles cake, I baked a traditional rectangle cake and cut it in half using the Wilton Cake Leveler to make the base for the Big Red Car. To create the Big Red Car, I used the Wilton 3-D Cruiser Pan. Once the cake was completely cooled, I cut the roof off of the … Read more

Cool Designed Cakes from Wiggles – Dorothy the Dino

Coolest Character Designed Cakes

Our cousin Jack turned two and he only likes designed cakes. He loves the Wiggles; and Dorothy is his favorite character. This is a chocolate cake with buttercream icing and fondant gloves and hat was made in a pan designed for that other famous dinosaur Barney. More Dorothy Birthday Cakes Cake by Sheryl B., Erina, … Read more

Cool Elmo and Dorothy Cake for 3rd Birthday

For the past several years, I’ve been throwing birthday parties for my twin boys that feature structured cakes.  But it never failed that when their younger sister’s birthday came around, all the family was unavailable and so she never had one.  This past birthday I was determined to make something special, even if no one but Daddy, … Read more

Coolest Iggle Piggle Cake

Coolest Iggle Piggle Cake

My daughter was hugely into “In The Night Garden” so for her 2nd birthday my husband and I decided to make an Iggle Piggle Cake.  This was our first attempt at a character cake and I must say I was pleased with the result. I baked a Madeira cake and then my husband carefully carved out the shape of … Read more

Coolest 3D Hoot the Owl Birthday Cake

I decided to copy the Hoot puppet my son has, he loved Hoot. I made Hoot’s head using the Wilton sports ball pan for his body and ended up using a large jam sponge roll, but if I was to do it again I would use a loaf tin and cut down to size and round. I … Read more

Coolest 3D Elmo Birthday Cake

Elmo Cake

For my twins birthday cakes I made an Elmo birthday cake and a cookie monster cake. I used the Wilton 3D teddy bear cake tin which took about 3 packet mixes of butter cake. Once cooked and cooled I cut the ears and arms off the bear so I could put arms and longer legs on. I used sponge fingers … Read more

Awesome Cookie Monster Cake

For my twins birthday cakes I made a Cookie Monster and an Elmo cake. I used the Wilton 3D teddy bear cake tin which took about 3 packet mixes of butter cake. Once cooked and cooled I cut the ears and arms off the bear so I could put arms and longer legs on. I used sponge fingers for the … Read more

Coolest Ever Homemade 3D Oscar the Grouch Cake

Homemade Oscar The Grouch Cake

Here’s how we made this Oscar the Grouch cake… My wife and I found that we were both good at making creative cakes. We now sell custom cakes out of our house. It’s just me and her and our home oven with materials we buy at everyday cake supply stores. This Oscar The Grouch cake … Read more

Cool Postman Pat Cake

postman pat cake

Here’s the story of our Postman Pat cake. My little daughter is in love with postman Pat. He is her all time favorite. So when I could not find a postman Pat cake in the shops or a recipe on the net I decided to have a go at it myself and I think it … Read more

Beautiful Hootabelle Cake from Giggle and Hoot

This beautiful Hootabelle cake from Giggle and Hoot is my first fully carved cake! It is vanilla butter cake filled with white chocolate gananche and then covered in fondant. For the body I used a 15cm tin and the head was made using 4 – 20cm cakes, carved into the round shape I needed. I then covered the … Read more

Coolest 3D Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Leonardo Cake

After changing his mind several times, our now 4 year old decided on a ninja turtle cake for his birthday. We have the old Wilton pan that we’ve used before, but I wanted something different. I love the more realistic, aggressive looking ninja turtles over the cartoon and found a couple of reference images online. … Read more