Coolest DIY Basketball Cake Ideas

Coolest Basketball Cake Designs and Decorating Tips

This is a 9×13 basketball cake. I made it a day ahead then froze it. When you freeze your cake it is easy to cut out shapes. I cut a little off both sides where the arms would be and then cut a vee for the neck. I frosted it with white frosting and used … Read more

Easy Fathers Day Cake Ideas

I searched the Web for ideas for an easy fathers day cake. I finally came up with this one. This is a 10×13 chocolate cake with buttercream crumb coat and fondant top coat. The entire shirt was made of fondant. I trimmed it with a shell border just because I like my cakes to look … Read more

Awesome Dad’s Yorkie Birthday Cake

This cake was baked fresh and was ice in vanilla Swiss butter cream and covered in white fondant with brown lace border. I worked on the Yorkie and chair a couple of days before to ensure it dried completely on time. I was trying to recreate my dads Yorkie and his couch chair where he sits and watches TV with the Yorkie. Instead of making … Read more

Awesome Tennis Cake for Three Boys

This awesome tennis cake was made for three boys, all brothers, whom all play tennis. They are all top of their tennis league and will be ones to watch out for when they get a bit older. How neat for them, to share their birthday together. The cake was my favorite .. chocolate mud cake. This one is made … Read more

Coolest Movie Reel Cake for My Father

Coolest Movie Reel Cake for My Father

I wanted to do something special for my father’s 70th Birthday, he has overcome a lot over the past 5 years losing my mother and oldest brother to pancreatic cancer, his mother to heart disease and his second wife to a sudden illness. Our family is very close so we wanted to give him a special party for … Read more

Coolest Harley Davidson 50th Birthday Cake

Homemade Harley Davidson 50th Birthday Cake

This Harley Davidson 50th birthday cake was a labor of love for my husband’s 50th birthday. It is actually 1/3 scale of his bike with many hours photographing and measuring his bike to get it in proportion. It is a chocolate liqueur mud cake covered in fondant. The wheels are sculpted from foam cake dummy … Read more

Coolest Homemade Burger Cake With Fondant Veggies

Coolest Homemade Burger Cake

Making the Birthday Burger Cake Here’s a burger cake I made for my daughter and her boyfriend’s birthdays (5 days apart). We were invited to their birthday/camping party at his parent’s house in the desert. I said I’d bring the cake. I worked on it over several days. First, I baked two 8 inch white … Read more

Awesome Bushel of Crabs Cake

I wanted to make an old bay crab cake to take to a family cook out. The bushel basket was all cake covered with fondant. I made all the crabs out of fondant and dusted each one with red, orange and yellow petal dust.  I made the two ears of corn and the two mallets … Read more

Hilarious Homemade Crap Cake


I made this chocolate fudge cake for my father in laws 70th birthday. He had just retired from working in hardware so thought this idea was perfect! He has sold toilets and all things plumbing for over 50 years (Plus he has a great sense of humour)! The cake was a huge hit at his surprise … Read more

Awesome Spaghetti and Meatballs Italian Themed Cake

Spaghetti and meatballs Italian themed cake

I made this cake for my husband’ birthday last year. He is Italian and loves spaghetti so I thought it would be a perfect fit. The cake is a 3 layer 6″ cake covered in white fondant and then spray painted with Wilton silver color mist. The spaghetti is fonadant that I put through my … Read more

Awesome Homemade Horse Head Cake

Horse cake

I had a dear friend loved appaloosa horses she had one like this. So for her birthday I surprised  her. I used Rice Krispies for the molded head, the neck was buttercake and white choc ganache layers and made bit thicker than usual to support the head weight. I put a steel rod through cake … Read more

Philadelphia Teams Sports Theme Cake

Philadelphia Teams Sports Theme Cake

Okay, so Philadelphia sports teams may be having a rough couple years, but who doesn’t still love an awesome birthday sports theme cake, including all of our favorite teams and of course, a beer on top. :) Here’s some info on how I made the cake and all the details! Philadelphia Teams Sports Theme Cake … Read more