3D Finding Nemo Birthday Cake Makes A Splash

3D Finding Nemo Birthday Cake Makes A Splash

I made this 3D Finding Nemo birthday cake for my son.  I am very passionate about making my children’s birthdays very memorable and special, and one of the ways in which I try to make them memorable is to make cool birthday cakes for them. It also helps that I find cake decorating very enjoyable, though. … Read more

Coolest Bass Fish Birthday Cake

Coolest Bass Fish Birthday Cake

This bass fish birthday cake was one of the first I made. It was for my son’s 18th birthday. I chose to go with this idea because my son is a fisherman. Once I started though, I discovered that the bass fish was hard to sculpt. Bass Fish Birthday Cake Instructions I made some Rice … Read more

Coolest Rainbow Trout Cake

Coolest Rainbow Trout Cake

This rainbow trout cake was made for my husband’s 40th birthday this past week. The fish and beer can are made out of Rice Krispie treats, covered in fondant. Making the Rainbow Trout Cake The fish was covered in a green grey fondant. I then added in the lines and such from looking at a picture … Read more

Coolest Fish Shaped Cake

Coolest Fish Shaped Cake

What fun is was to make this fish shaped cake! I have a son-in-law who loves to go fishing and I have been dying to make one of these cakes. With his birthday coming up, it was the perfect opportunity for me to make one. Making the Fish Shaped Cake I baked this one in … Read more

Coolest Grooms Fish Cake

Coolest Grooms Fish Cake

The Groom caught a 42 inch salmon on the day the wedding was announced, so it was an easy theme for a surprise Groom’s cake. The fish is made of Rice Krispie treats and covered in fondant. I found some great ideas from other contributors on this site… thanks so much! I used a cheese … Read more

Coolest 3rd Birthday Nemo Cake

Coolest 3rd Birthday Nemo Cake

The Nemo cake was for my little girl, who turned 3. She loves the movie “Finding Nemo” and she loves visiting aquariums. Hence, the Nemo themed party for her 3rd birthday. The cake was made with two rectangle cake tins and decorated with a combination of buttercream and fondant. The tails and fins on the … Read more

Cool Blue Fin Tuna Birthday Cake

Cool Blue Fin Tuna Birthday Cake

This is one fish that didn’t get away. I baked a 9×11 cake cut in the shape of the fish.  I used the scrap pieces of cakes to build up the belly of the fish.  After covering fish in fondant I used a crisper to make it look like scales.  I dusted the cake with … Read more

Coolest Homemade Squirt Birthday Cake

Coolest Homemade Squirt Birthday Cake

As my son loves turtles and I love Disney, I chose Squirt as a cake for his 6th birthday. I used a ball-pan to get the shape of the shell and two muffins to build the head. First I colored some fondant blue and then I kneaded it together with some white fondant until it … Read more

Rainbow Tropical Fish Cake

Rainbow Tropical Fish Cake

It is my daughter’s 7th birthday today and she is used to my past attempts at elaborate birthday cakes.  Sure, I want to make my daughter feel special on her special day, but I also have an ulterior narcissistic desire to showcase my artistic abilities.  So a few weeks ago I asked her what kind … Read more

Coolest Bass Cake

The Bass Cake

After doing taxidermy for 27 years, I decided to switch to something I was also very good at; cake baking and decorating. I’d been doing wedding cakes part time for many years. So, I opened a cake shop in a small, neighboring town. My cakes were a big hit! But, the one cake design I … Read more

Coolest Rainbow Trout Birthday Cake

Coolest Rainbow Trout Birthday Cake

My grandson loves homemade birthday cakes. Every year I ask him to choose what I make. Now, an avid fisherman, he chose a 20 inch rainbow trout for his 12th birthday. Yikes, a 20 inch trout cake! I had to think about this one. I decided to first find a rainbow trout on the internet. … Read more

Coolest Father’s Day Fish Cake

I made this cake last minute for a Father’s Day BBQ. It turned out really good. I baked a 9 x 13 cake then froze it. I got various pickerel fish pictures off the internet and enlarged them until I got the size I liked. I then cut the picture to make a template to … Read more

Coolest Finding Nemo Clownfish Birthday Cake

Coolest Finding Nemo Clownfish Birthday Cake

I made 4 sheet cakes and layered it with frosting in between. Then carved the body shape and frosted it. I then made a lot of rice crispy cereal treats and shaped them into the fins of the fish. I had to shape them around bowls and cups and let them harden for a while … Read more

Coolest Big Fish Cake

Coolest Big Fish Cake

I made this big fish cake for a great friend who is also a doctor who loves to fish. I took an 11×15 and 8×11 and cut out the fish. I shaped the tail and face. The middle is just icing to make it look like the fish is jumping out of the water. This … Read more

Coolest Nemo Cake for a Little Girl

Coolest Nemo Cake for a Little Girl

This Nemo cake was made for my granddaughter.  My grandchildren think I can make any cake and decorate it!  It is a lot of pressure for this very inexperienced cake decorator.  This was about my third attempt working with color flow icing. I used the Wilton color flow mix. By using color you can create a dimensional … Read more

Awesome Homemade 3D Finding Nemo Birthday Cake

Coolest Finding Nemo Birthday Cake

The irony of this Nemo birthday cake is I was making a Nemo cake while the storm Nemo was battering the area. This cake was for a good friend who ordered her son’s first birthday cake from a local bakery who totally blew it. I knew I had to make up for the disappointment. I … Read more

Cool Cake Idea: The Fish that Didn’t Get Away

Cool Cake Idea: The Fish that Didn't Get Away

My best friend’s husband worked for a Fishing Club and so she wanted a cake with a fish theme. I decided to make a cake that looked like a fish. I went online to get pictures of salmon from different angles so I could make it as realistic as possible without using fondant since nobody … Read more

Coolest Finding Nemo Birthday Cake

Coolest Finding Nemo Birthday Cake

I made this Finding Nemo birthday cake for my hairdresser for her granddaughter, she said she loved Nemo the film and decided this was what she wanted. Before baking the cake I needed to make the decorations so they dried out. I started by making the body of the fish. I colored one piece of icing in orange … Read more

Cool Bob the Builder/Nemo Birthday Cake

Cool Bob the Builder/Nemo Birthday Cake

My sister in law called me as my nephew’s birthday was approaching and asked me if I could combine his two favorite characters, Scoop the Dozer from Bob the Builder and Nemo, into a cake for his second birthday. I asked her to text to my phone a picture of Scoop, which she promptly did, and off … Read more

Cool Goldfish Cake

Cool Goldfish Cake

This goldfish cake was made for my grandson’s 2nd birthday/adoption party.  It was made with a white cake, in a 16x12x2 Magic Line Pan.  Aquarium rocks made with butterscotch crunches and blue sprinkles.  

Cool 10-Layer 3D Finding Nemo Cake

cake 3D Nemo cake i did 10 layers

Here’s a  10-layer 3D Finding Nemo Cake made with chocolate and vanilla with bananna cream pudding  made by myself and my fiance Ed for my 3 year old stepdaughter Ariannas 3rd birthday My step daughter Arianna loves Nemo so I told her “Mommy Sam n Papi ” will make you a Nemo cake and so we … Read more