Casual Seaside Cake

Casual Seaside Cake

This by the seaside cake caused us some trouble. When we took it out of the pan the whole corner broke off, but we glued it back together with icing. It was quite an easy fix. Seaside Cake Instructions The first thing we did was bake a basic vanilla cake.The recipe had 4 1/2 stars so … Read more

Wild Bill Adventures 60th Birthday Cake

Wild Bill Adventures 60th Birthday Cake

This is a one of a kind 60th birthday cake for a one of a kind guy named Bill. I baked this cake and frosted it but I handmade the decorations out of chocolates because I wouldn’t be able to find them anywhere. They are unique to my next door neighbor Bill and the crazy things … Read more

Coolest Barbie Mariposa Flower Cake

Coolest Barbie Mariposa Flower Cake

I baked a chocolate cake on the bottom and the top was red velvet. I got my frosting from work. The chocolate part had butter cream icing and the red velvet had cream cheese frosting. The green on the cakes was a homemade fondant made with marshmallows and food coloring then I rolled out the … Read more

Homemade Eeyore Cake

Homemade Eeyore Cake

This Eeyore cake was my first ever girly cake which I so enjoyed as I got to finally use pink fondant. My friend’s little daughter turned 1 and she loves Eeyore so he was the focal point of the cake. It was a two tier cake, bottom was vanilla and the top tier was chocolate. The flowers were … Read more

Homemade First Birthday Cake

Homemade First Birthday Cake

My niece Katy’s first birthday was coming up, so we decided to make a homemade cake for her. We knew that we wanted it to be special, so we made this plan to try and make a 3 teared cake similar to a wedding cake, and a personal cake for our beautiful one year old. … Read more

Disney Princess Cupcake Cake

Disney Princess Cupcake Cake

My daughter Jaslene was turning 2 years old and adores the Disney princesses.  So I came up with the theme was to all Disney princess. Which included Cinderella, Aurora, Tianna, Jasmine & Snow white. The flavor was vanilla pinks confetti made from scratch. And princess Tiana was a chocolate cake pop dipped in white chocolate … Read more

Simple Sesame Street Cake

Simple Sesame Street Cake

This Sesame Street cake was for my youngest’s 2nd birthday. At this point I was just doing simple cakes. Boxed cake mix and tub frosting. Making homemade cakes became a necessity as the price of store bought cakes became too expensive. I used an 11×15 sheet pan and made 2 cakes (4 boxes of mix).  … Read more

Yummiest Superhero Cake Ever

Yummiest Superhero Cake Ever

My son was 3 yrs old, loves all the marvel and DC comic Super Heroes, so it was only fitting to make a Super Hero cake. I searched the net for a dozen ideas and pictures of Batman, Spiderman, Ironman and Hulk pics and cakes so I could have plenty to refer to. I really had … Read more

Homemade 16th Butterfly Birthday Cake

Homemade 16th Butterfly Birthday Cake

I made this butterfly birthday cake for my friend’s daughter’s  birthday. I started to make butterflies three day early. Solid ones are fondant, rolled fondant out and used cookie cutter, laid them out on very lightly greased cookie sheet.  The lacing looking one are royal icing. I used basic recipe, 3 egg whites 1 tbl … Read more

Walking Dead Zombie Cake

Walking Dead Zombie Cake

This walking dead zombie cake is a chocolate cake with chocolate pudding filling. This is for a Halloween party. After carving the 2 layer cake, I covered it with grayish fondant and made creases and hand painted the shadows. I formed the nose and glued it on the face with water as well as the … Read more

Homemade Buttercream Monster High Cake

Homemade Buttercream Monster High Cake

My daughter wanted a Monster High cake.  I am not a professional decorator…lol…basically said “are you nuts”.  But she wanted me to do it. Butter cream is my only medium.  I have not attempted fondant. Oh, her birthday is in August.  Heat melts buttercream.  It took approx 4 hours to complete. This was my brain child.  Quite … Read more

Easy Ninja Turtle Cake and Cupcakes

Easy Ninja Turtle Cake and Cupcakes

My son was turning 5 and he wanted a Ninja Turtle cake. I usually don’t make my own birthday cakes, so I found a design I liked and modified it for my son’s party. I made a total of 4 round cakes and stacked 2 on top of each other and iced them with vanilla … Read more

Rapunzel Tower Cake

Rapunzel Tower Cake

I made this cake two years ago when my daughter turned three. It was a lot of work, but well worth it in the end. My daughter wanted a tangle birthday party so I set out on a mission to make her a fun cake. I had no idea what I was doing but was … Read more

Cute Princess Doll Cake

Cute Princess Doll Cake

I baked 1 dome cake in a glass bowl and 1 cake in a flat circular cake pan. I baked chocolate cakes. I made butter cream icing and colored them pink and purple. I used a cake piping tube to decorate the cake and made an upper part of the doll’s dress with pink fondant. I made the crown … Read more

Winnie the Pooh and Friends 1st Birthday Cake

Winnie the Pooh and Friends 1st Birthday Cake

I made the Winnie the Pooh and friends a few days before I baked the cake out of fondant by hand. I must say they came out quite lovely. I only had pictures on my phone as guidance. I baked chocolate cakes in 2 separate rectangular pans. I covered them with liquid chocolate icing between the layers and … Read more

Katie’s Pre-School Graduation Cake

Katie's Pre-School Graduation Cake

This “Kid-Friendly”  pre-school Graduation cake was intended on being just a simple cake for forty, excited little pre-school children.  When we scheduled our pre-school graduation we had decided on having cake and refreshments, after several different parents donating over 25 cake mixes, we were told that school rules was no sweets until after school hours, … Read more

Fall Leaves Cake

Fall Leaves Cake

I did this cake for a co-worker. She needed a cake for her brother and since it was mid October what better thing to do, than an Autumn cake. They both loved it, and she was able to add some fall touches to the table, that gave it real punch. It is yellow  cake, with 3 … Read more

LEGO Birthday Cake

LEGO Birthday Cake

Another of my favorite cakes and pastimes! Who doesn’t love LEGO’s??  This was a quarter sheet cake cut into Lego shaped pieces, the top notches are marshmallows cut in half. Perfect for any child’s party, theme party, even an 80’s theme party!! The approximate time took to create this masterpiece was 2 hours. It was … Read more

Cute Little Ghost Cake for Halloween

Cute Little Ghost Cake for Halloween

This cute Little Ghost cake is just a very simple vanilla cake, with vanilla butter cream.  No funny story on this one.  All went well with delivery, and everyone loved it.  The only problem is everyone wanted seconds and there wasn’t enough since the host cut huge pieces the first serving.  It’s just a cute cake! … Read more

Ariel Mermaid Cut Out Cake

Ariel Mermaid Cut Out Cake

I searched the web for ideas on a cut out cake of Ariel as a Mermaid, I didn’t find what I was looking for. So after making two 9 X 13 cakes I made my own. This would be easy for anyone to duplicate. I tried to  make the most of Ariel so that I … Read more

A Cake That’s All About the Birthday Boy

A Cake That's All About the Birthday Boy

Wanted to make something different for my son, but could not figure out what to do. Searched this site but did not want to make a character cake for him this year as in the previous years have made for him a car, racetrack, and a Ben 10 cake. Then I thought why not make … Read more

Homemade Monster Truck Cake

Homemade Monster Truck Cake

My baby Hunter loves his brother’s cakes so every year I make them what they like to have for a cake. This is Hunters 6th birthday cake. I made it in the morning of the day of his birthday. It is monster trucks and mighty trucks working on the track that the monster truck is … Read more

Homemade Monster Truck Cake for Kevin

Homemade Monster Truck Cake for Kevin

I was up all night doing my son’s cake.  You see I ask my boys what kind of cake they want every year. Kevin is in Nov 17 and Hunters is in Jan. So I make Kevin’s cake 1st every year. He asked for a monster truck cake. So I made him one for his … Read more

Homemade Mario Birthday Cake

Homemade Mario Birthday Cake

My grandson Michael had his 6th birthday and wanted a Mario Bros. birthday cake. So I decided to deliver his wish with a three tiered birthday cake. Michael’s request was Strawberry and Chocolate Cake and the rest was left up to Grandma. I made a Marshmallow fondant draping the bottom layers of the cake. I … Read more