Ice Cream Cone Drip Birthday Cake

I have to admit that I’m pretty proud of this cake.  I’ve been trying to experiment with the drip effect and haven’t quite managed it before this cake.  Now I just need some more opportunities to practice so if you live near me and need a drip cake, just let me know!  I made this … Continue reading

Sandcastle Birthday Cake

Our cute neighbors were having birthdays this week so I pulled out my new Nordic Ware Castle pan and made a Sandcastle Cake for them. The cake is made with a yellow cake mix using this recipe here. The “sand” is 1 pack of graham crackers which I ran through the food processor until sandlike. … Continue reading

Sloth Birthday Cake

It’s my daughter’s birthday today and she loves sloths!  The whole fam is headed to the aquarium today because they have sloths there so I decided to make her a sloth birthday cake.  I think it’s pretty cute. The cake is chocolate from this recipe. I spread a generous layer of Nutella between the layers. … Continue reading

Naked Sprinkle Birthday Cake

I’ve been wanting to try a sprinkle cake so this was my first attempt and I learned a few things for the next one.  This was for my friend Wendy’s birthday. Here are a few things I learned: #1  Use darker sprinkles on the top so that the heart shows up better #2  Use bigger … Continue reading

Pink Drip and Sprinkle Birthday Cake

So I tried out a drip cake and turns out my drip was too drippy!  I’ll work on it, I promise.  My friend Brandon asked if I would make a birthday cake for his girlfriend Lauren.  All he gave me to go on was pink, hearts, and stars so this is the result.  Even though … Continue reading

Quadruple Chocolate Naked Cake

It was Zach’s 29th birthday on Saturday so I created this chocolate filled extravaganza as part of his birthday feast!  It was decadent! 2 layers chocolate cake prepared with this recipe mousse/frosting filling layer 1 small box instant chocolate pudding mix 1/3 cup powdered sugar 1 cup milk 4 oz whipped cream cheese 8 oz … Continue reading