Cool Homemade Cookie Monster Birthday Cake for my Grandson

Coolest Cookie Monster Birthday Cake

What a time I had with this Cookie Monster birthday cake. I decided I would make a birthday for my grand-son’s first birthday and what an experience that was!  I did fine making the cakes for this project. I had to really put a lot of thought into this design made of chocolate, French vanilla, … Read more

Homemade Elmo and Cookie Monster 2nd Birthday Cake

Homemade Elmo and Cookie Monster 2nd Birthday Cake

My son loved Elmo and Cookie when he was 2. I made him this Elmo and Cookie Monster 2nd birthday cake. I used a sheet pan to make the base of the cake, which I frosted white. I used Wilton’s Sports Ball Pan and made 2 half balls. To make the eyes and nose, I had … Read more

Coolest Hootabelle Cake for a 3 Year Old Princess

Coolest Hootabelle Cake for a 3 Year Old Princess

I decided I would make a few cakes here and there to occupy my time now my little man has gone off to preschool a couple of days a week. I have been teaching myself off YouTube on the basic how too’s. I was asked by a friend to have a go at a Hootabelle cake for … Read more

Coolest Hoot the Owl Birthday Cake

Coolest Hoot the Owl Birthday Cake

Using a Dolly Varden Tin I made the head for the Owl birthday cake – nothing fancy just a standard supermarket packet cake.  The challenge was to make it balance on a smaller upside down Dolly Varden Tin – this got too hard….so I used a small bowl covered in the icing and placed the cake … 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

The finished 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

Cool Iggle Piggle Cake for a 2 Year Old

Cool Iggle Piggle Cake for a 2 Year Old

This cake i made for my son’s 2nd birthday who was mad on ‘In the night garden’. He absolutely loved it. It was my second cake ever, the first being his 1st birthday which i’ve also submitted! I got a couple of ideas off this site and then just gave it a go and this … Read more

Coolest Everything’s Rosie Birthday Cake

Coolest Everything's Rosie Birthday Cake

I started by making the cake topper which was a tree. I used a wooden skewer, placed this into my cake dummy and started winding wire around it and formed the branches of the tree. These were then covered in icing using fondant and flower paste until the tree was the design I wanted. It … Read more

Coolest Raa Raa the Noisy Lion Birthday Cake

Coolest Raa Raa the Noisy Lion Birthday Cake

This cake is for our granddaughter who is 2, she loves Raa Raa the noisy lion, so this is what I decided to make for her. I started by making the model lion so this had time to harden. First I made a cone shape in a mustard color. I then attached some white roll out icing … Read more

Coolest Hoot The Owl 1st Birthday Cake

Coolest Hoot The Owl 1st Birthday Cake

It was my baby daughter’s 1st birthday recently and she loves the Australian kids TV characters ‘Giggle and Hoot’. I was really unsure as to what to do for her cake but thought I’d take on the challenge of Hoot. I have an eggless chocolate cake recipe that I use regularly and because I was trying something so … Read more

Coolest Elmo Sphere Cake

Elmo Sphere Cake

This was my first character cake, didn’t expect it to even turn out but I was pleasantly surprised. I just cooked two dome cakes with a Pyrex glass bowl. I used 2 boxes of cake mix and put 3cups in each bowl and then made cupcakes with the leftovers. Then I put them together and gave … Read more

Adorable Homemade Elmo Birthday Cake for my Little Girl

Homemade Elmo Birthday Cake

My little girl loves Elmo and has many Elmo toys. Since she likes Elmo so much, I decided to design and make my own Elmo Birthday Cake. This cake is a butter cake which is “hard” enough for the fondant to rest onto. I bought ready made fondant from supermarket, rolled it flat and cover … Read more

Easy Homemade Elmo Birthday Cake

Homemade Elmo Birthday Cake

My daughter’s 1st birthday cake had to be an Elmo Birthday Cake, since she cheered every time he appeared on TV. I have never made a character cake before, and I just followed a picture I had of him. I used Wilson frosting red, black, white, and orange. Next, I used the star tip for his … Read more