Shabby Chic Vintage Bunting Cake

Shabby Chic Vintage Bunting Cake

I have wanted to try something like this for a long time, but getting edible ink rice paper in the right designs is impossible in this country. Thankfully Jo from Sweet Whimsey in Wellington (shop on “Felt”) came to my rescue and printed out some beautiful designs for me to use.. It’s easy to cut … Read more

Coolest Tweety Cake

Coolest Tweety Cake

It took a  long time, I must say my whole day in this Ramadan with fast, to make my cake. This Tweety cake is my first character cake. The butter cream icing tell me on Sunday how difficult I am to fill your whole cake with tips from the piping bag. Well the success of this … Read more

Coolest Ombre Birthday Cake

Coolest Ombre Birthday Cake

This method of icing is called the petal effect. It is done by using a #12 tip; make a large dot, take your angled spatula, pressing in and pulling sideways. There are many tutorials out on the web for this method. It really is not hard, just a bit time consuming but fun. Just practice … Read more

Coolest Walking the Red Carpet Birthday Cake

Coolest Walking the Red Carpet Birthday Cake

My friend was planning on throwing a surprise birthday party for her husband. She wanted to really go all out.. She decided on a Holly theme. She had her guests dress up as if they were going to the Grammy’s. She rolled out the red carpet. Not only were the decorations, the food and the … Read more

Hula Till You Drop Cake for Much Less Than Bakery

Hula Till You Drop Cake for Much Less Than Bakery

My granddaughter picked this cake out of the grocery store catalog, but I didn’t want to pay more than $25 when I knew I could make it myself. I found the Hula Till You Drop decorations online, bought aerosol spray coloring, and simply made it looks like the picture on the decoration package – which … Read more

Cool Toddler Birthday Cake

Cool Toddler Birthday Cake

I made this cake for my grandaughter’s (Breann) third birthday party. My goal was to make something that would be impressive to a three year old. In total, there are three layers: one 8″ round, one 6″ square, and one 6″ round. The cake is strawberry and vanilla layered. I used food coloring in the … Read more

Cute Hello Kitty Birthday Cake with Toys

Cute Hello Kitty Birthday Cake with Toys

My daughter loves Hello Kitty. I stopped buying birthday cakes several years ago and have been making them ever since. We looked through the pictures on this website to get inspiration. My 13 year old daughter wanted to help with her little sisters cake so this is what we came up with. I baked two … Read more

30th Birthday Cake for a Rock Star

30th Birthday Cake for a Rock Star

I searched for a while to try and find inspiration for a 30th birthday cake for a metal head! Creating a proper guitar seemed ambitious for transportation reasons so I decided to make cupcakes instead with set icing guitars and stars. Cupcakes are not typically rock an roll so I was sure to find some … Read more

Fathers Day Cake

Fathers Day Cake

I made this cake for my husband on my kids behalf. This cake was made for father’s day. I baked a very moist carrot cake with its own cream cheese icing. This cake I baked a day before father’s day which was on a Sunday in June this year. I used the very same cream cheese icing and … Read more

3D Butterfly Birthday Cake

3D Butterfly Birthday Cake

I baked this cake for a friend of mine on her birthday. This is a vanilla flavored cake. I made the 3D butterfly out of fondant. I colored small amounts of fondant in pink, purple and black. I drew a butterfly on a paper and used it as a template to cut the butterfly out of the fondant. I … Read more

Tinkerbell Cake

Tinkerbell  Cake

A first birthday cake always needs a separate cake for the birthday child. My biggest struggle on this cake was how I was going to give my niece her own little cake. The bottom layer was (2) 10 inch pans one batter colored purple and one colored green. The next layer on top was a … Read more

Pretty Flower Cake with Butterflies

Pretty Flower Cake with Butterflies

This small, but oh so cute, cake was a breeze to make. I covered this cake with a marshmallow fondant (melted marshmallows with icing and any colorant). For the flowers I cut out simple circle shapes and placed the petals down on the cake where I liked with the middle part of the flower on … Read more

Minecraft Cupcake Cake

Minecraft Cupcake Cake

This started with my housemate getting my kids obsessed with Minecraft. We also have a collection of “keep calm” sayings in the house. So when his birthday came, the kids insisted on a Minecraft cake. I knew I had to incorporate a ‘keep calm’ saying. Cakes are too much around her with the kids; cupcakes … Read more

Baby Thayer’s First Cake

Baby Thayer's First Cake

This cake was made by my wife for our youngest\’s first birthday. This cake was his personal cake. I found it original and adorable. The cake if of a ducky dunking its head into the water with his bottom sticking up. I hope you find this cake as adorable as I did.

Coolest DC Comic Cake

Coolest DC Comic Cake

The lady who asked me to do this cake wanted a DC Comic cake for her son’s first birthday After speaking with her she let me know his favorite characters were Batman and Superman and she wanted that incorporated in there. I looked at some pictures of what others have done and after a couple … Read more

Coolest Three Tiered Princess Cake

Coolest Three Tiered Princess Cake

This is the first fondant cake I have done.  Although it took me 3 days to finish this cake it was a very enjoyable experience.  Using all the tools I have purchased was indeed exciting.  The mother of the celebrant, a friend of mine didn’t actually expected a cake this big, contrary to what she … Read more

Jake’s 1st Birthday Mickey Cake

Jake's 1st Birthday Mickey Cake

I made a sheet cake, two rounds and several cupcakes for this very special 3 D cake. This cake was for my first grandson Jake’s first birthday. I mapped out everything on a piece of aluminum foil, cut the sheet cake into the desired shape, along with the face and ears for Mickey. I iced … Read more

Coolest Engagement Cake

Coolest Engagement Cake

First thing I did two days before I made the cake was to make the fondant flowers and leaves; I let them dry so they wouldn’t break when placed on the cake. I made this engagement cake with three heart shaped pans on each side to make the double heart. I have an Edible Printer … Read more

Coolest Formula 1 Race Car Cake

Coolest Formula 1 Race Car Cake

This was not made using a 3-D pan. This was my first crack at using fondant.  This cake was baked in a 9×13 pan. After completely cooled,  I cut the cake into appropriate pieces to create the car shape. Miscellaneous cake pieces were placed on the car to make the drivers’ pit and the rear … Read more

Coolest Little Mermaid Cake

Coolest Little Mermaid Cake

This Little Mermaid cake was for a friend who’s hubby works in the merchant navy and always misses her birthday as he is out sailing.  In 2012 he was down for the first time and wanted to surprise her with a party. He also wanted a special cake.  All I could think of is the … Read more

Relaxing in the Shade Cupcakes

Relaxing in the Shade Cupcakes

My son’s favorite color is green. I found green/white zigzag cupcake papers (Michael’s) and made his favorite double chocolate fudge cupcakes. Green frosting, and then used the “fur/grass” tip to make green grass on half of the cupcake top. Added a Sourpatch Kid candy to each and shaded him with a cocktail/ tiki paper umbrella. … Read more

Doras Garden Cake

Doras Garden Cake

I made this cake for  the baby of my friend’s brother. I wish I could make it  perfectly but it was hard for me to color the surface with green. I just wanted it to look  like grass but I forgot that I don’t have a tip like that. It’s my first time so I … Read more

Coolest Heart Birthday Cake

Coolest Heart Birthday Cake

I made this heart shaped cake for my best friend who asked me to make a cake for her Mom from her baby daughter. I used 2 heart shaped pan with 1 box yellow cake mix. I made a lemon icing as she requested. First time I made one, it was tasty! I then tinted … Read more

Coolest Surfs Up Birthday Cupcakes

Coolest Surfs Up Birthday Cupcakes

I was asked by my nephew to make his son’s birthday cupcakes. His son is my God son. I asked what theme he wanted. My God son was just learning to surf, so why not a “surfs up” theme! Lol. I had never done anything like that. I tried my hand at making fondant surfboards … Read more