Adorable Homemade Minnie Mouse Cake and Cupcakes

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I made a cookies and cream cake and cupcakes for my daughter’s 2nd birthday. For the top cake part I used a pyrex bowl that was big enough to fit on top of cupcake stand (6″). Then I lined bottom of bowl with regular sized Oreos. Then I filled it with white cake mix and … Read more

Adorable Homemade Farm Cake and Animal Cupcakes

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Making a Farm Party This was for my 2 year old’s farm themed birthday party. I reserved a party house at a local farm. Then, I purchased farm Birthday decorations. I also searched Pinterest for ideas. I forgot to buy candy but was able to raid my kids Easter basket. Who knew that a lamb … Read more

4 Super-Easy Easter Cupcakes

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Easy Bunny Easter Cupcakes I’m surprised I haven’t seen postings of bunny Easter cupcakes this easy, yet. For the grass, I dropped a few drops of green food coloring in whipped store-bought frosting. I added some green sugar sprinkles for effect. To make the bunnies, I used half a powdered mini-donut for each body. I … Read more

Beautiful Princess Cupcake Dress

Beautiful Princess Cupcake Dress

I always only use my one recipe which is light and fluffy. I also only use wooden spoon margarine for the cake and the icing, no water with my icing. You get a more butter icing that way and is not over powering with sweetness. My ideas come from my inspiration, who is my daughter … Read more

Beautiful Bouquet Cupcake Cake

Beautiful Bouquet Cupcake Cake

I made this for my mothers birthday. It was quick and easy and I think it turned out beautifully. It’s a fairly easy process if you have the right tips, I used 1d for the cupcakes and a flat one for the stems, and whatever I could find for the words and bow.

Coolest Frozen Pull Apart Cupcake Cake

Coolest Frozen Pull Apart Cupcake Cake

I made this for my nieces 2nd birthday, it was my first cupcake cake and everyone loved it. I used 30 cupcakes, half chocolate and half white and also used rhinestone mesh for the waist belt and bought the crown and wand. Next, I covered my cake board with foil and applied icing under each cupcake. I … Read more

Cool Alligator Cupcake Cake

Cool Alligator Cupcake Cake

My son was obsessed with crocodiles and alligators and so like most little kids wanted a cake to match, so crocodile cake it is. The only problem was it was for a prekindergarten class and the need for edible simplicity was very high, so I decided to try a cupcake cake. With much research on how … Read more

Classy Giant Cupcake Cake

Classy Giant Cupcake Cake

My daughter is to be the big 30 so I wanted to make her a giant cupcake cake for a surprise. I had to make the decorations first. I made two different flowers in assorted sizes and when these had hardened I coloured the centres of the flowers with some food colouring watered down with … Read more

Cool Pirate Treasure Cupcakes

Cool Pirate Treasure Cupcakes

These Pirate Treasure cupcakes were for a 4 year old’s birthday party. The desire was for a feeling of pirate hidden treasure. The client wanted Jumbo sized cupcakes to allow decorating and treasure. I learned that sadly there are hardly ANY great decorative jumbo-sized cupcake liners or wraps so I went with gold foil. The … Read more

Coolest “Pup” Cake Cupcakes

Coolest "Pup" Cake Cupcakes

At church for our youth,  we try to have a special birthday snack for each child. My granddaughter requested cupcakes for her 8th birthday celebration. She loves animals of all kinds and told me she would like to have cupcakes that look like all different kinds of puppies. I didn’t really know where to start….so … Read more

Stylish Diva Shoe Cupcakes

Stylish Diva Shoe Cupcakes

Talk about sassy…these little diva shoe cupcakes were something I had been wanting to try for ages!! One of my daughter’s coworkers was in need of some cute cupcakes fast. Luckily for me she had no plan and gave me free rein on the design. I had seen some of these a while back and … Read more

Coolest Flower Cupcakes

Coolest Flower Cupcakes

I made these flower cupcakes for my mother’s 84 birthday, she loves flowers but, always says don’t bring me flowers because they die. So I made some so she could eat them and enjoy them afterwards. I made plain cupcakes, frosted them around and added Kit Kat’s and ribbon to hold in place colored coconut … Read more

Coolest Batman Projector Cupcake

He loves Batman comics! I had to make him something connected to Batman for his birthday cake. When I saw a picture of a Batman projector on Google images, I knew I could make that out of a cupcake! First I made cupcakes (enough for everyone – but only the birthday boy’s was decorated).  Then … Read more

Stunning Giant Cupcake

Stunning Giant Cupcake

This was my first attempt at a giant cupcake, for a 60th birthday at work. I made a really rich and moist chocolate mud cake, with vanilla butter cream through the middle and on the crumb coat. The cupcake case is made through chocolate fingers stuck onto the crumb coat and I piped the vanilla … Read more

Coolest Minnie Mouse Cake and Cupcakes

This cake was an 8 inch strawberry cake, covered in pink fondant with white fondant polka dots, trimmed in pink and white polka dot ribbon, with a bow. The ears on the cake were made out of black fondant circles sandwiching lollipop sticks (dried for two days for sturdiness). The cupcakes were chocolate, piped with … Read more

Cool Grumpy old Bird and His Side Kicks

Cool Grumpy old Bird and His Side Kicks

I loved this grumpy old bird cake. I have done it so often for friends and family…and they all loved it. It’s very rich and seemed to keep the kids up all night after eating it! I wonder why??but the feedback and the happy faces on seeing it made it all worth while doing for … Read more

Coolest Christmas Tree Cupcake Cake

Coolest Christmas Tree Cupcake Cake

I made this Christmas tree cupcake cake for a Christmas party at my daughter’s girl scout meeting. It was a big hit! I made 2 dozen cupcakes and tinted buttercream icing green for the tree and brown for the trunk. I used a large star tip to decorate both the tree and trunk. For the tree, … Read more

Coolest Soccer Ball Cake and Cupcakes

Coolest Soccer Ball Cake and Cupcakes

I did this soccer ball cake for a friend’s daughter’s birthday party. It was perfect for her since she loves soccer and she loved it!  I used the Wilton soccer ball pan for the cake and decorated cupcakes as soccer balls.  She loves purple so I did purple and black. I made my favorite butter … Read more

Coolest Ben and Holly Birthday Cake

For my daughter’s 4th birthday she was very clear that she wanted ‘a Ben and Holly cake’. Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom is a cartoon from the makers of Peppa Pig, Ben is an elf and Holly is a fairy princess. It is very popular in our house! My daughter’s party was at a play … Read more

Coolest 6th Birthday Pony Cake

Coolest 6th Birthday Pony Cake

My friend gave me a couple days notice to make her daughter a 6th birthday cake! She wanted it quite simple, easy to cut at party and wanted it pony themed with cupcakes! It was quite a simple bake really – I cooked a large rectangular sponge and cut it into a large 6 shape. … Read more

Coolest 40th Birthday Giant Cupcake

Coolest 40th Birthday Giant Cupcake

I didn’t know what to get my friend for her 40th birthday so I offered to make her a cake for her party! She loved it. I used the color scheme of the party to choose cake colors and knew how much she loves chocolate! I used a silicone cake mold, it’s the 3rd time I … Read more

Coolest High Heel Cupcakes

We have a group of 6 moms that enjoy getting together. We try to do a little something for each other on our birthdays. For my friend Jill, I decided to make the cutest high heel cupcakes. I first found the cupcake liners to determine the color of the “shoes”. Baked the cupcakes and then … Read more

Not So Scary Monsters Inc Birthday Cake

Not So Scary Monsters Inc Birthday Cake

My grandson, Dylan, was Sully from Monsters Inc for his 1st Halloween and his mommy, my daughter, decided that that would be the theme of his 1st birthday party in January! She asked if I would be up to doing cookies, cupcakes and a smash cake for it! Well, of course I said YES especially … Read more

Coolest Skittle Cake and Bowling Ball Cupcakes

Coolest Skittle Cake and Bowling Ball Cupcakes

I made this skittle cake and bowling ball cupcakes for my 7 year old’s bowling party, they were a real hit! For the skittle cake I baked a butter cake recipe in a large rectangle baking tray. I found a skittle template on the web and enlarged it to cut out the skittle shape. I brushed … Read more