Cool Elmo and Dorothy Cake for 3rd Birthday

Completed Elmo with Dorothy fishbowl

For the past several years, I’ve been throwing birthday parties for my twin boys that feature structured cakes.  But it never failed that when their younger sister’s birthday came around, all the family was unavailable and so she never had one.  This past birthday I was determined to make something special, even if no one but Daddy, … Read more

Coolest Sesame Street Band Birthday Cake

Coolest Sesame Street Band Birthday Cake

I just made this Sesame Street Band Birthday Cake for our little man Nathan’s birthday party tomorrow. It consists of six layers of Triple Chocolate Fudge, Strawberry, Lemon Poppy seed,  Cherry Chip and Funfetti. The bottom tier is 1/4 sheet cakes of one layer of Triple Chocolate Fudge and one layer of Lemon Poppy seed filled with chocolate fudge butter cream. The … Read more

3D Cookie Monster Birthday Cake

3D Cookie Monster Birthday Cake

This 3D Cookie Monster birthday cake is for my grandson turning 1yr old, at the time. This was my first 3-D cake I made and was really an experience!  I started by making a large chocolate cake that I doubled and put in a oven cooker and it turned out just the size for the bottom. … Read more

Coolest Baby Elmo Birthday Cake

Coolest Baby Elmo Birthday Cake

Baby Elmo was made for my grandson. I used a large sheet cake pan, doubled the cakes and for the baby Elmo, I used Pyrex bowls medium and small for the head a small square cake pan was used for the gift he had in his hands and lots of icing was made ahead to supply this Elmo. I … Read more

1st Birthday with Elmo Cake

1st Birthday with Elmo Cake

I made this Elmo cake for my great nephew’s first birthday party! I used a Wilton cake pan then I put 1,13×9 cake underneath to make sure I could feed everyone at the party. The cakes I used were chocolate and yellow then decorated it with homemade butter cream icing using a star-tip and icing bag. .Everybody thought I … Read more

Coolest Iggle Piggle Cake

Coolest Iggle Piggle Cake

My daughter was hugely into “In The Night Garden” so for her 2nd birthday my husband and I decided to make an Iggle Piggle Cake.  This was our first attempt at a character cake and I must say I was pleased with the result. I baked a Madeira cake and then my husband carefully carved out the shape of … Read more

Coolest 3D Hoot the Owl Birthday Cake

Hoot

I decided to copy the Hoot puppet my son has, he loved Hoot. I made Hoot’s head using the Wilton sports ball pan for his body and ended up using a large jam sponge roll, but if I was to do it again I would use a loaf tin and cut down to size and round. I … Read more

Coolest 2 Tiers 3D Elmo Cake

Coolest 2 Tiers 3D Elmo Cake

I had been requested to make this Elmo cake for 2 years old kid -Daneen. My customer requested a colorful cake for her kid based on sample from earlier cake that I made. I really enjoyed making and decorating the cake although the whole process took more than 8 hours to be done. Since cake decorating is like a … Read more

Ancient Egypt and Elmo collide for a Double Birthday Cake Bash

Ancient Egypt and Elmo collide for a Double Birthday Cake Bash

This was a double birthday cake request – 2 kids, 2 diff ages, same party. “He likes Elmo, she loves ancient Egypt.” My first thought was to make an ancient Egypt cake with Elmo dressed in Egyptian costume like King Tut sitting on top of a pyramid. Cute, but not what the mom had in … Read more

Coolest Homemade 3D Cookie Monster Birthday Cake

Coolest Cookie Monster Birthday Cake

A  few years ago I bought a stand up Winnie the Pooh cake pan. Didn’t know when I was going to use it but I thought it would be cool to have. So finally about three years later I was asked to make a Cookie Monster Cake for a kid’s birthday party. I was like sure that … Read more

A Tasty 2-Year-Old Sesame Street Birthday Cake

A Tasty 2-Year-Old Sesame Street Birthday Cake

This Sesame Street birthday cake is my son’s 2nd birthday cake. He loves Elmo so it was the perfect choice for this birthday!  This cake is a marble mud and absolutely delicious. The bottom part is edible and the top 2 layers are foam so that we can keep them as a keepsake.  The hardest part … Read more

Cool Homemade Cookie Monster Birthday Cake for my Grandson

Coolest Cookie Monster Birthday Cake

What a time I had with this Cookie Monster birthday cake. I decided I would make a birthday for my grand-son’s first birthday and what an experience that was!  I did fine making the cakes for this project. I had to really put a lot of thought into this design made of chocolate, French vanilla, … Read more

Homemade Elmo and Cookie Monster 2nd Birthday Cake

Homemade Elmo and Cookie Monster 2nd Birthday Cake

My son loved Elmo and Cookie when he was 2. I made him this Elmo and Cookie Monster 2nd birthday cake. I used a sheet pan to make the base of the cake, which I frosted white. I used Wilton’s Sports Ball Pan and made 2 half balls. To make the eyes and nose, I had … Read more

Coolest Hootabelle Cake for a 3 Year Old Princess

Coolest Hootabelle Cake for a 3 Year Old Princess

I decided I would make a few cakes here and there to occupy my time now my little man has gone off to preschool a couple of days a week. I have been teaching myself off YouTube on the basic how too’s. I was asked by a friend to have a go at a Hootabelle cake for … Read more

Coolest Hoot the Owl Birthday Cake

Coolest Hoot the Owl Birthday Cake

Using a Dolly Varden Tin I made the head for the Owl birthday cake – nothing fancy just a standard supermarket packet cake.  The challenge was to make it balance on a smaller upside down Dolly Varden Tin – this got too hard….so I used a small bowl covered in the icing and placed the cake … Read more

Coolest 3D Elmo Birthday Cake

Elmo Cake

For my twins birthday cakes I made an Elmo birthday cake and a cookie monster cake. I used the Wilton 3D teddy bear cake tin which took about 3 packet mixes of butter cake. Once cooked and cooled I cut the ears and arms off the bear so I could put arms and longer legs on. I used sponge fingers … Read more

Awesome Cookie Monster Cake

The finished cake

For my twins birthday cakes I made a Cookie Monster and an Elmo cake. I used the Wilton 3D teddy bear cake tin which took about 3 packet mixes of butter cake. Once cooked and cooled I cut the ears and arms off the bear so I could put arms and longer legs on. I used sponge fingers for the … Read more

Cool Iggle Piggle Cake for a 2 Year Old

Cool Iggle Piggle Cake for a 2 Year Old

This cake i made for my son’s 2nd birthday who was mad on ‘In the night garden’. He absolutely loved it. It was my second cake ever, the first being his 1st birthday which i’ve also submitted! I got a couple of ideas off this site and then just gave it a go and this … Read more

Coolest Hoot The Owl 1st Birthday Cake

Coolest Hoot The Owl 1st Birthday Cake

It was my baby daughter’s 1st birthday recently and she loves the Australian kids TV characters ‘Giggle and Hoot’. I was really unsure as to what to do for her cake but thought I’d take on the challenge of Hoot. I have an eggless chocolate cake recipe that I use regularly and because I was trying something so … Read more

Coolest Elmo Sphere Cake

Elmo Sphere Cake

This was my first character cake, didn’t expect it to even turn out but I was pleasantly surprised. I just cooked two dome cakes with a Pyrex glass bowl. I used 2 boxes of cake mix and put 3cups in each bowl and then made cupcakes with the leftovers. Then I put them together and gave … Read more

Adorable Homemade Elmo Birthday Cake for my Little Girl

Homemade Elmo Birthday Cake

My little girl loves Elmo and has many Elmo toys. Since she likes Elmo so much, I decided to design and make my own Elmo Birthday Cake. This cake is a butter cake which is “hard” enough for the fondant to rest onto. I bought ready made fondant from supermarket, rolled it flat and cover … Read more