Coolest Flower Pot Cake

Homemade Flower Pot Cake

I wanted to make a special cake for my Nana’s 80th birthday. She is a keen gardener and that is how I came up with the idea of a flower pot for the cake. The flowers and leaves were fairly simple and were made over a few days whenever I had a little time to … Read more

Coolest Homemade 2 Tiered Fairy Cake

Homemade Fairy Cake

My daughter really loves and wanted a fairy cake, so I came up with this creation. She and everyone else absolutely loved it. It was made using two round cakes, one 7″ and one 10″, both covered in pettinice (fondant) and then decorated with fairy topper and other bits and pieces. The board was a … Read more

Awesome Homemade 2 Tiered Baby Elmo Cake

Elmo Cake

This Elmo cake was make out of 2 banana cakes and sugar paste. Baby Elmo was also made out of sugar paste. This cake was made for my son’s 1st birthday, he loves Elmo but i didn’t want to make an Elmo face cake. So I found a cute picture of baby Elmo and copied … Read more

Coolest Homemade Yellow Fire Truck Birthday Cake

Homemade Fire Truck Birthday Cake

My son told me all he wanted for his 4th birthday was a fire truck. But he has so many fire trucks in his toy collection that I thought I’d give him something more memorable – a fire truck birthday cake. I did not trust my ability to use my 9×13 pan and cut the … 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 Incredibles Cake

The Incredibles Cake

My son wanted an Incredible birthday party and I decided to make one Incredible cake for him. I used the Wilton stand up teddy bear as a start and carved out the shape for Jack Jack. I also used two rounds for the other layers, one for the logo and one for the candles and … Read more

Awesome Homemade Fire Engine Birthday Cake

Homemade Fire Engine Birthday Cake

This fire engine birthday cake was the second cake I made from the movie Cars. It was made for my son’s 3rd birthday. He wanted “Red” the fire engine. It was a chocolate cake covered in marshmallow fondant. I used almond bark for the ladder and side panels of the truck. The wheels were wooden … Read more

Awesome Homemade Cinderella Carriage Cake

Homemade Cinderella Carriage Cake

This Cinderella carriage cake was made for a Charity fete last year which supports children with terminal or degenerative illnesses. It’s called “The Rainbow Children’s Trust”. I was approached by the organizer of the event, who asked if I would donate one of my “party cakes”. These are simply Victoria Sponges or coffee cakes – … Read more

Awesome Homemade 3D Cookie Monster Cake

Homemade Cookie Monster Cake

I made this Cookie Monster cake for our two year old son. A friend of mind suggested using the head/hands sets sold during Halloween for pumpkins as a way to create a Cookie Monster inspired cake. I own a Betty Crocker bake and fill set which is used for making ice cream cakes. I chose … Read more

Awesome Homemade 3D Airplane Cake

Coolest Airplane Cake

I baked two chocolate 11″ loaf cakes for this Airplane Cake and carved them into the shape of the body of the plane. (I cut each loaf into two layers, sprinkled with cherry brandy and filled with cherry filling). I supported it with a piece of cardboard cut like a rectangle with a triangle on … Read more

Coolest Flying Airplane Birthday Cake

Homemade Airplane Birthday Cake

This Airplane Birthday Cake was for my husband’s, a pilot, birthday. The base was two 9×13 layers of chocolate cake, filled with vanilla butter cream and maraschino cherries. The entire cake was covered in homemade blue marshmallow fondant, with clouds cut out of white fondant. I built a frame for the airplane out of thin … Read more

Hilariously Awesome Homemade Car Birthday Cake

Homemade Fun Car Birthday Cake

When my grandson requested a Fun Car Birthday Cake for his 7th birthday, I took an idea I saw from Naughty Cakes book by Debbie Brown. I used the Wilton car pan and a 9×13″ pan for this cake. I iced in buttercream with fondant “triggers” (arms), antenna with squirrels tail and rear-ends. Crushed Oreo … Read more