Toy Story Birthday

This was for a 3 year old boy’s birthday party, who absolutely loves Toy Story.  The cake is chocolate with chocolate chips, the cupcakes are vanilla with white chocolate chips.  All of the icing is buttercream, I used the Buzz Lightyear cake pan and followed the directions for outlining and coloring.  This cake was veryRead More

Luau Birthday Cake

This cake was for a 1 year old’s birthday party…a big luau.  The water is made out of blue tinted piping gel, the middle tier is surrounded by pirouettes, the sand is graham cracker crumbs, the seashells, letters and flowers are made out of chocolate.  The bottom tier is cinnamon cake with cream cheese filling,Read More

Waterpark Cake

It’s really, really hot here this summer, and I thought it would be great to make a waterpark cake.  As you can see, the teddy grahams are having a great time in the sun and water, going down the slide into the pool, while onlookers are catching rays on the pool deck, and others areRead More

July 4th Cake

There’s nothing like celebrating the 4th of July like going to the beach.  It’s even better when you have a free place to stay and an eager Grammy to help out with her precious granddaughter…so we like to take regular trips to visit.   Even though traffic is completely insane that time of year, it’s theRead More

Garden Girl Birthday Cake

This cake went along with the theme “Garden Girl Party” for a 3 year old. I wanted to make sure that it matched the invitation, and since the party was big, it allowed me to make a 12×18 inch yellow cake with homemade buttercream icing. All of the letters, number 3, flower and butterfly areRead More

Ladybug Cake

A friend turned 30 this year, and she absolutely loves ladybugs. I wanted to do more than just a ladybug, so decided to do another cake underneath, making this a 2-tiered cake. The ladybug is chocolate cake, the brown is made out of store bought chocolate decorator icing, and homemade decorator icing tinted red. TheRead More