Coolest Ever Homemade 3D Oscar the Grouch Cake

Homemade Oscar The Grouch Cake

Here’s how we made this Oscar the Grouch cake… My wife and I found that we were both good at making creative cakes. We now sell custom cakes out of our house. It’s just me and her and our home oven with materials we buy at everyday cake supply stores. This Oscar The Grouch cake … Read more

Beautiful Hootabelle Cake from Giggle and Hoot

This beautiful Hootabelle cake from Giggle and Hoot is my first fully carved cake! It is vanilla butter cake filled with white chocolate gananche and then covered in fondant. For the body I used a 15cm tin and the head was made using 4 – 20cm cakes, carved into the round shape I needed. I then covered the … Read more

15 Cool Sesame Street Birthday Cakes

Sesame Street Cake Collage

Sesame Street has been one of the most popular TV shows for years and these fuzzy, awesome characters are not going anywhere anytime soon. Take a look at these awesome Sesame Street Cakes and find inspiration for making your own. 1. Cool Oscar Cake and Friends Beth from Novi, MI continued her mom’s tradition of … Read more

Coolest Enchanted Forest Birthday Cake

Coolest Enchanted Forest Birthday Cake

I made this Enchanted Forest birthday cake  for my daughter’s second birthday. I wanted to make something special, so we decided on an Enchanted Forest birthday party theme. The party was to be held at our house and I started preparing two months before the party.  I made a lot of decorations for the walls such … Read more

Oscar and Friends Birthday Cake

Oscar and Friends Birthday Cake

My mom always made our birthday cakes. In fact, she made all our baked goods.  I vowed that I would do the same for my kids.  So, every year they choose what they really love and I make a cake. My older son thinks it’s fun to challenge me.  Well, it was a little different … Read more

Coolest Miss Piggy Cake for a LONG Time Fan

Coolest Miss Piggy Cake for a LONG Time Fan

This Miss Piggy cake was made for my father’s birthday. He has always, for as far back as I can remember, been in love with Miss Piggy from Sesame Street. He is one of those hard to pick things out for type of Dads. After much thought and researching many different designs, a light bulb went … Read more

Cutest 1st Birthday Elmo Cake

Cutest 1st Birthday Elmo Cake

I made this Elmo cake for my niece’s 1st birthday. It was my first attempt at an Elmo themed cake and it took me a while, but it turned out awesome. Everyone was so amazed by the cake that they did not want to cut it. This was the first time I ever used Rice … Read more

Cute Kermit on a Waterfall Cake

Cute Kermit on a Waterfall Cake

I made this cute Kermit on a waterfall cake for a little girl’s birthday. After about a month of going back and forth about what kind of cake she wanted we were scrolling through Pinterest and saw a Kermit the Frog cake and that was it. Her mind was made up. So, about a week … Read more

Hoot-tastic! Giggle and Hoot Birthday Cake

Hoot-tastic! Giggle and Hoot Birthday Cake

My son loves Giggle and Hoot (ABC4Kids) so I decided to make a Hoot cake for his second birthday. Ahead of time I made the fondant details (feet, wings (which I dried over shaped cling wrap to give curves/character), stars brushed with edible glitter, beak and eyes – which were wrapped over/around chocolate mint biscuits). … Read more

Cool Cookie Monster Cake

Cool Cookie Monster Cake

This cake is so easy.  Seriously.  A 12 year old did it. My neighbors daughter wanted to come learn how to decorate a cake, to enter into the local country show.  She had an idea of a Cookie Monster cake. Within 2 minutes of showing her how to pipe (with a grass tip nozzle), she was … Read more

Cute Homemade Cookie Monster Cake With a Mouthful of Cookies

Coolest Cookie Monster Cake

This Cookie Monster cake was fun to make.  We used a round cake pan and colored vanilla frosting blue.  I put a crumb frosting layer down first.  Then I used a frosting tip to make hair.  I pushed down on marshmallows to make them larger and created eyes with black frosting sure to make the … Read more

Coolest Hootabelle Cake

Coolest Hootabelle Cake

I made Hoot for my son’s 1st birthday so I had to do Hootabelle. I used the puppet we have of her to get sizing right. I used a a ball cake pan for her head and cut up a 20 cm round cake for the body. Everything else is made up with fondant. I … Read more

Sweep Birthday Cake from Sooty TV Show

Sweep Birthday Cake from Sooty TV Show

My sister asked me to make a cake for her sons 2nd birthday party. He is not really into many things yet, but his favorite cuddly toy is a large Sweep from Sooty & Sweep make that’s what she wanted. I felt a bit daunted as not made anything quite like it but I was … Read more

The Un-Grouchiest Grouch Cake

My kids love Sesame Street. In fact, it was a hideous Elmo cake I bought for my daughter’s 1st birthday that got me to start decorating their birthday cakes myself. I figured I could do better than that…or at least if I didn’t it would be more sentimental and cost way less. And so I remain … Read more

Best Oscar Birthday Cake

Best Oscar Birthday Cake

This Oscar birthday cake was a challenging cake. When I was asked for an Oscar cake in a bin I thought great, I love to make cartoon characters. The first hurdle was to make the bin look old. I covered the cake with black fondant then mixed silver food coloring very weak then did a … Read more

1st Birthday Cake with Baby Elmo and Cookie Monster

Sesame Street Cake

This is one of my favorite cakes.  It was for a first birthday – all gumpaste figures. The example cake that the client gave me had plastic figures. We changed everything up a bit and we ended up with gum paste baby Elmo and Cookie Monster. I included a jumbo crayon for the number one … Read more

Simple Sesame Street Cake

Simple Sesame Street Cake

This Sesame Street cake was for my youngest’s 2nd birthday. At this point I was just doing simple cakes. Boxed cake mix and tub frosting. Making homemade cakes became a necessity as the price of store bought cakes became too expensive. I used an 11×15 sheet pan and made 2 cakes (4 boxes of mix).  … Read more

Awesome Sesame Street Birthday Cake for a 2 Year Old Boy

Awesome Sesame Street Birthday Cake for a 2 Year Old Boy

This Sesame Street birthday cake is for my son’s 2nd birthday. It took me 2 days to make this birthday cake. I had to bake 10 boxes of cake at work where I work as a direct care worker with clients. So I was on my feet all day running back and forth, back and … Read more

Easy Cookie Monster Birthday Cake

Easy Cookie Monster Birthday Cake

I made this Cookie Monster cake for my daughter’s 12th birthday. Everyone loved it!  I used a Wilton ten inch round pan for the cake, and just did one layer. I made butter cream for the frosting, and used Wilton royal blue to get the Cookie Monster color. For the outline, eyes and mouth I … Read more

Coolest Homemade Elmo Birthday Cake With Fondant Elmo Topper

Coolest Elmo Cake

This Elmo birthday cake was a hit, I sat and managed to do Elmo in an hour. The cake is a double layered chocolate cake with chocolate butter-cream. Elmo is crafted completely from fondant, he has a lollipop stick in the center to hold him up. I gave Elmo his fur look with an icing tip with … Read more

Coolest 1st Birthday Cookie Monster Cake

Coolest 1st Birthday Cookie Monster Cake

I have always loved Cookie Monster and knew he had to be the theme of my child’s 1st birthday, with or without the approval of daddy.  Ha ha! Making the Cookie Monster Cake I wanted to do everything myself (short of making the dough from scratch), so I purchased cake mixes in the box from … Read more

Coolest In The Night Garden Birthday Cake

This  In The Night Garden  birthday cake  was made for my niece’s little boy who is 22 yrs. Because of broken marriages I hadn’t seen her for about 18-20 yrs. Facebook brought me to see her mum Ruth again. Then I saw them both at a carnival. They had seen a few of my cakes on … Read more

Cute and Quick Homemade Elmo Birthday Cake

Coolest Elmo Birthday Cake

I enjoy making character cakes for the kids. This Elmo birthday cake was for a close friend of mine’s little boy for his first birthday. He was all smiles when he saw Elmo. I used white cake mix, my homemade butter cream frosting mix and food color paste. It only took me about 2 hrs to make Elmo, … Read more

Coolest In the Night Garden Cake

Coolest In the Night Garden Cake

I couldn’t believe how easy it was to balance 3 cakes! I was expecting a lot worse!! For this In the NIght Garden cake I used a good solid sponge, a good layer of icing and hey presto! The top was lemon with cream filling, the chocolate, fudge then vanilla cake and tabs, berry jam … Read more