Amazing Wine Bottle Cake for Mom’s 60th Birthday

Classy Wine Bottle Cake for a 60th Birthday

My Mom’s 60th birthday was coming up and I wanted to make her a special wine bottle cake.  My sister thought I should make something funny (a roll of toilet paper that read “You’re old as crap!  Here’s to wiping another year away”).  Besides the fact that my very conservative grandmother thought it was inappropriate … Read more

80th Birthday Sunflower Cake

80th Birthday Sunflower Cake

I made this sunflower cake for my grandmother’s 80th birthday. Her favorite flower is a sunflower. Being that it was a big birthday for her I wanted to make a cake that was out of the ordinary, and not a typical number 80 cake or a cake decorated in sunflowers. So, after hours of sketches and ideas … Read more

90th Birthday Cake for Mom

90th Birthday Cake for Mom

I made this 90th birthday cake for my mom.  I have so much fun making cakes… and towards the end, I get SO nervous! Will it go together like I think? Will it be good enough? Will it be liked? This cake has a 12″ round bottom tier (2 cakes sliced to 4 layers). The … Read more

Easy Cupcake Bouquet of Roses Cake

Easy Cupcake Bouquet of Roses Cake

The first time I made this cupcake bouquet of roses cake, it was for my daughter to share with her 2nd grade class for her 8th birthday. They were a hit, but we needed to make two in order to have enough for the class. Transport was tricky.  I had to make 2 trips to … Read more

Coolest Tulips in a Flower Pot Cake

Coolest Tulips in a Flower Pot Cake

I made this flower pot cake for fun and just to see if I could. I thought how cute it would be to make for a spring birthday party – just add candles to some of the tulips. The cake is not as hard to make as it looks – the trick is to stack, … Read more

Coolest 50th Needlework Cake

Coolest 50th Needlework Cake

I made the toppers for this needlework cake two days in advance.  At first I coloured my fondant the different shade of pink, including the maroonish pink, which I used even though the bottle states that it’s supposed to be red, but doesn’t turn out red at all, but it went very well with my … Read more

Coolest Quilting Cake Ever!

Quilt Cake

I created this quilting cake for the mother of a good friend of mine. Her mother loves to quilt, so I knew the items on the cake had to be somewhat realistic. My great grandmother was a quilter so it was kind of a pet cake of mine at the time. Although I knew my … Read more

Cool Mini Tea Party Cake

Tea set

I made this mini tea party cake for my father’s birthday. My father is not a bloke’s bloke. He loves going out for morning tea and the finer things in life! Also, I had been wanting to make some miniature fondant foods and play with creating a smaller gravity cake before graduating to a big … Read more

Pink Ombre Mother’s Day Cake

Pink Ombre Mother's Day Cake

My mother in law is the best in the world and I’€™m proud to call her mum! I a€™m lucky enough to have two. She is always there for my family, listens to any of my issues to let me vent, spending time together and we have a lot in common so we are good … Read more

Viva Las Vegas Card Cake

Viva Las Vegas Card Cake

This cake was done for a friend’s mom. It was a regular slab cake, with large, cubed rice krispie treats, covered in fondant. The poker chips and playing cards were done in fondant (denominations were hand-piped) left to dry overnight. Polka-dot ribbon trimmed it and the finishing touches were a paper (non-edible) sign I printed, and … Read more

Coolest Travel and Tea Birthday Cake

Coolest Travel and Tea Birthday Cake

This was a cake that I made on Christmas day.  It was due the next day and we were leaving on vacation the next day.  The worst part?  My friend was delivering it! This was a surprise cake from the daughter of a lady turning 50.  She is a passionate traveler, loved tea and tea cups … Read more

Coolest Pin Cushion Cake for Mom

Pin Cushion Cake by Deanna

My sister and I decided to make a special cake for a special person – our Mom! Our Mom is a seamstress and owns her own business. We thought of an old fashion pin cushion – what a perfect birthday cake for her. We kept it a complete surprise from Mom, hiding it until we … Read more

Coolest 50 Shades of Gray Book Cake

Coolest 50 Shades of Gray Book Cake

This cake was made for a friend who never ever shut up about the book 50 Shades of Gray!!! She was totally amazed at this cake and totally loved it! It’s made from a simple Victoria sponge cake filled with butter cream and then shaped into the a book shapes before i covered it in royal icing! … Read more

Cool Sitting Pretty 60th Birthday Cake

Top of cake

So this cake was for my mothers 60th birthday. It was a two layer gluten free chocolate cake with raspberry jam filling and covered in blue fondant. The figure is made entirely of fondant and I made to look like my mother. The banner is also made of fondant. I used a box mix for the cake … Read more

Mom’s Harley Davidson Cake

Mom's Harley Davidson Cake

This cake was for my mom’s surprise birthday party. She loves everything Harley and love her bike! So what better cake than a  Harley Davidson cake! It’s a all white cake but in between each layer there is bright orange frosting. The Willie G Skull on top and the spikes around the top tier are made out of fondant.  … Read more

Beautiful Homemade 2 Tiered Book and Tea Pot Cake

Coolest Tea Pot Cake

This book and tea pot cake is by far my favorite cake that I have ever done and I hope you guys enjoy my entry! This cake was made for a good family friend who just loves a great pot of tea and a good book. The inspiration was there I just had to get … Read more

Coolest Mother’s Day Book Cake

Coolest Mother's Day Book Cake

The cake was red velvet. I made 3 boxes of cake mix. I split one box into the other two cakes so when the 2 cakes where finished I started to put the cake together with my home made butter cream. I went over the whole cake with the butter cream. I noticed that the … 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

Cool Homemade Book Cake

Coolest Book Cake

I made an oblong cake, and cut a notch in the centre for this Book Cake. I put thin layer of buttercream icing on it and then covered it with fondant icing. I used the edge of a ruler to mark the pages and put a separate oblong of fondant icing on the top to … Read more

Zebra purse cake

zebra purse cake

My sister had planned a safari vacation . This was my tribute for her send off party. The cake was red velvet ! She loved it and did not want to cut it!

Coolest Homemade Flower Cake

Homemade Flower Cake

I made this flower cake as a ‘thank you’ to my daughter’s class mother. The cake it’s self was a homemade white cake. It was made in an 8″ spring form pan and then cut into 3 layers. The filling was lemon curd mixed with buttercream frosting. The cake was first covered with a cream … Read more

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 Mother’s Day Cake

Homemade Mother's Day Cake

This is a cake I made for my mom for Mother’s Day. The cake is 3 layers, filled and covered in butter cream icing. I decorated the outside of the cake using the basket weave technique. I made the basket handles out of fondant – I shaped them and let them harden for a couple … Read more