Coolest Dora and Boots Birthday Cake

Coolest Dora and Boots Birthday Cake

My granddaughter loves the Dora & Boots DVD’s and asked me to bake her a Dora & Boots birthday cake for her 5th birthday party. Long before the time I searched the internet for suitable images of both of them until I found two nice ones. Then I enlarged them on a photocopy machine to … Read more

Coolest 3D Spongebob Squarepants with Gary

Coolest 3D Spongebob Squarepants with Gary

I wanted to try an idea that I had about sculpting butter cream. Most people I know, don’t like the taste/texture of fondant.  So, I wondered if I could try something I never heard of before…..sculpting butter cream. I only use a crusting butter cream on my cakes because it tastes great and is easy … Read more

Meet the Bubble Guppies

Meet the Bubble Guppies

My neighbor Cindi called me and told me that I had made her daughter’s graduation cake a few weeks ago (ordered by someone else) and she was wondering if I knew what Bubble Guppies were. I did not but told her I would investigate. I went online and watched the cartoon and fell in love … Read more

Coolest Bubble Guppies Cake for a 3 Year Old Girl

Bubble Guppies ( Molly & Gil)

I finally decided to make this Bubble Guppies cake for my daughter’s 3rd birthday. It took her months changing her mind to decide she wanted a Bubble Guppies cake. The cake was a simple French vanilla batter and the filling was half peaches and half strawberries. The frosting was a Swiss meringue butter cream colored … Read more

Coolest Gary the Snail Cake for a Spongebob Party

Gary the Snail Cake

My 5-year old son wanted a “Gary” cake this year so I set about creating this one using a simple Mary Berry sponge recipe (from her most recent book). Hers was in the shape of a bunny but it was easily adapted to a snail! With the 2x 7″ cakes from the recipe, I made … Read more

Coolest Sea Food Loving Sponge Bob Cake

Coolest Sea Food Loving Sponge Bob Cake

I used a Wilton Sponge Bob cake pan and a 2′ square pan as the base. Baking time for the Sponge Bob was about 20 mins, while the square pan took about 45 mins to bake. I used  pound fruit cakes. The square base was coated with butter cream icing and covered with blue (sugar flair navy blue) fondant. I … Read more

Coolest Bob the Builder Birthday Cake

Coolest Bob the Builder Birthday Cake

For 3 weeks leading up to my son’s birthday, all he could talk about was the Bob The Builder birthday cake that he was going to have. I searched high and low for Bob characters, toys and decorations to put on his cake. I couldn’t come up with anything. It was now the night before his … Read more

Coolest Princess Holly Cake

Princess Holly!

I was asked to make a Princess Holly cake for my friends’ 4 year old daughter. I started making celebration cakes as a hobby about 6 months ago having been inspired by your webpage!  Back in December, I made a Peppa Pig cake for my own little girl’s 2nd birthday. My friend asked me to have … Read more

Coolest SpongeBob Squarepants Cake

Coolest SpongeBob Cake

My son LOVES SpongeBob, so for his 4th birthday I made him this SpongeBob Squarepants cake. I baked a sheet cake using 2 funfetti cake mixes. I tinted frosting yellow and frosted the top half of the cake. I split the bottom half between white and milk chocolate frosting. I frosted the face  features using … Read more

Coolest Sponge Bob Cake

Coolest Sponge Bob Cake

Once I decided I wanted to try cake decorating, I took all the courses at my local craft store and then set out to learn as much as I could from web sites and cake forums. I was only making cakes for friends and family but really wanted a chance to donate them to charity … Read more

Coolest Sponge Bob Cake

Coolest Sponge Bob Cake

This 3-D Sponge Bob cake was made with a sheet cake  cut into four sections then stacked filled and curved. I used a small melon scooper to mimic the holes in Swiss cheese  and then covered in modeling chocolate. Sponge Bob’s pants and shoes were also covered in modeling chocolate. I used a 3 inch round to form the hamburger and … Read more

Foofa and Brobee Yo Gabba Gabba Cake

Foofa and Brobee Yo Gabba Gabba Cake

I made a half sheet marble cake for my niece’s first birthday, her favorite cartoon is Yo Gabba Gabba. I frosted it with butter cream and made Foofa & Brobee with fondant. It was easy to shape them then cut out the flower for her head and collar and little circles for the eyes traced … Read more

Coolest Spongebob Cake

Coolest Spongebob Cake

I made this Spongebob cake for a family friend’s 16th birthday! Spongebob was made of 2 layers of 11×15 marble sheet cakes with chocolate icing in between. The legs of his shorts were made with cupcake bottoms. I then made homemade marshmallow fondant and tinted a good sized amount with Wilton Golden Yellow. I covered Spongebob in … Read more

Spongebob Surprise Birthday Cake

Spongebob Surprise Birthday Cake

I made this Spongebob cake for my daughter’s 7th birthday. I am not that crazy about Spongebob myself, but since my daughter was having her party at Chuck E Cheeses, and I wouldn’t have to do a whole party in Spongebob theme, I decided I could make the cake! I baked 2 10″ round devil’s … Read more

Heart-Shaped Dora Birthday Cake

Heart-Shaped Dora Birthday Cake

When we asked my two-year old daughter what she wanted for her third birthday, she replied, “A pink cake.”  Pause.  “With Dora on it.”  A couple of days later:  “A pink cake with Dora on it and a heart around her.”  Pause.  “With chocolate inside.”   When I asked whether it could be a square … Read more

Sponge Bob Cake for Little Girl

Sponge Bob Cake for Little Girl

This Sponge Bob cake was made for my husband’s coworkers daughter and was my first attempt at making a cake I was being paid for! I used the Wilton color flow mix. By using color you can create a dimensional design for your cake. The ingredients are the Wilton mix, water and confectioners’ sugar. The complete … Read more

Coolest Diego Jungle Cake

Coolest Diego Jungle Cake

My sister looked at several Diego cakes and finally settled on this one for my nephew’s 3rd birthday. I started out by baking a chocolate 12” square cake and a white 8” square cake. I used 1 and a half mixes for the chocolate and when I took it out of the pan I was … Read more

Coolest Sponge Bob and Patrick Birthday Cake

Coolest Sponge Bob and Patrick Birthday Cake

My youngest son loves everything Spongebob, it’s even in his room. Of course he had a Spongbob-themed party, which was a lot of fun. He wanted a character cake shaped like Spongebob, which I thought okay, this would be easy.  It was, but it did have some challenges and he couldn’t be alone, he had … Read more

Go Diego Go Jaguar Birthday Cake

Go Diego Go Jaguar Birthday Cake

This Go Diego Go Jaguar birthday cake was from the show Go Diego Go, a spin-off from Dora. My son loved Diego at the time so we did a themed party of this. I decided to just do the Jaguar head to represent the theme of his party. I used a round cake for the head … Read more

Coolest Sponge Bob Cake

Coolest Sponge Bob Cake

I have been making my son’s birthday cakes since he was 1 year old, he is now 10. That’s a lot of cakes. I enjoy making them for him. On this cake I made a white cake with white and blue frosting and I used Sponge Bob bobble head characters. I  made little pink jelly fish on … Read more

Coolest Go Diego Go Jungle Waterfall Cake

Coolest Go Diego Go Jungle Waterfall Cake

My son Apollo is currently infatuated with Go Diego Go so that was the theme for his birthday. I love to put in effort for my kids cakes so I made it myself. Chose to make an easy caramel cake for two reasons: the cake itself isn’t like boxed cakes that boast super moist (not sturdy), it … Read more

Coolest Blue’s Clues Birthday Cake

Coolest Blue's Clues Birthday Cake

I made a Blue’s Clues birthday cake for my grandchild’s 2nd birthday. I used a white cake mix and baked it in two round pans. Cool the cakes on a cooling rack and freeze.  Freezing the cake makes it easier to cut out the shape from the template. I made a template the shape of … Read more