Coolest Homemade Football Helmet Cake

Homemade Football Helmet Cake

A co-worker asked my wife if I could make a Steelers Homemade Football Helmet Cake for her son’s birthday. My wife said “Probably, he never made one before”. I agreed to try it. I borrowed a real helmet from the football coach. Took a bunch of pictures and then made 3/4 size printouts as a … Read more

Awesome Homemade 4 Tiered Elmo Birthday Cake Idea

Homemade  Elmo Birthday Cake Idea

I made a three tier cake using, each tier layered with chocolate cherry cake and butter vanilla cake with peanut butter icing for this Elmo Birthday Cake Idea. I covered them with fondant then used cookie cutters to put shapes on them. Since it was my son’s second birthday, I put a two on the … Read more

Coolest Homemade Monkey Graduation Cake

Homemade Graduation Cake

This homemade graduation cake was made for a friend’s daughter’s graduation… she loves monkeys. I made the monkey out of rice krispie treats, as well as the basketball. I then covered them with fondant. The books are red velvet cake (each double layered) covered with buttercream and fondant… everything else on the cake is fondant … Read more

Awesome Homemade Electric Guitar Cake

Homemade Electric Guitar Cake

This is a homemade electric guitar cake made from yellow pound cake, buttercream icing and fondant. The outer edge of the guitar was airbrushed then dabbed with a paper-towel. It is about 4 feet long. It was carved out of layers of pound cake, filled with buttercream and covered in fondant. The neck was also … Read more

Awesome Homemade Baseball Field Birthday Cake

Homemade  Baseball Field Birthday Cake

My son wanted a Homemade Baseball Field Birthday Cake and this is where my imagination took it. I’ve made cakes in the past for my two sons and somehow I always try to incorporate lighting or noise effects. This one for example has functioning stadium lights and a lit up score board. It’s a white … Read more

Coolest Scrabble Cake

Homemade Scrabble Cake

This was a scrabble cake for an 80th birthday. The lady is Scrabble (board game) fanatic. I baked a large, square fruit cake and covered it in fondant icing. Then I rolled out green fondant icing about 1/2cm thick just a bit wider than the cake and left it to dry and harden for a … Read more

Awesome Tiered Homemade Baseball Cake with Fondant Details

Homemade Baseball Cake

This is a Baseball Cake for a Little League end of the season party. Each tier is one layer of vanilla and one layer of chocolate with a vanilla buttercream frosting. All decorations are fondant or gumpaste. The best part was that the baseballs around the bottom tier had each player’s name and number and … Read more

Coolest Homemade QPR Football Birthday Cake

Homemade Football Birthday Cake

This Football Birthday Cake was made for a cousin’s 40th birthday. He is a big Qpr fan so I tried to match the colours. Transporting it was difficult as the legs fell off! But I had taken some extra icing with me in case of emergency grafting! I know it’s not perfect, but I was … Read more

Beautiful Homemade Butterfly Birthday Cake

Homemade Butterfly Birthday Cake

This Homemade Butterfly Birthday Cake was a chocolate mud cake with chocolate buttercream – bottom tier, and the top was vanilla sponge with pink buttercream. I crumb coated both tiers with buttercream and covered them with white fondant. Butterflies and flowers were made from flower modeling paste and attached to the cake with royal icing. … Read more

Awesome Homemade Baseball Cake

Homemade Baseball Cake

So my little nephew is a crazy sports fan. I personally do not have any kids but somehow I have become the family cake maker. So when my now 7 year old nephew looked at me and asked me to “please..oh please make him a baseball cake..all round just like a real ball” ..what could … Read more

Cool Homemade Stadium-Style Racetrack Cake

Homemade  Racetrack Cake

I wanted to make my son a race car themed cake for his 5th birthday. I found lots of great ideas on here and eventually settled on a stadium style race track cake. I started out by baking two 11×15 sheet cakes in our family favorite, Butter Recipe Golden. I stacked the cakes and then … Read more