Birthdays can be made even more special if you bake and decorate the birthday cake yourself. While we would never turn down a cookies'n'cream ice cream cake, chowing down on a cake made by a loved one is a much more cherished experience. Check out this cake decorating video t ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make an adorable Barbie princess birthday cake. First, get 3 (8") round cakes and trim the dome off 2 cakes. Now, cut a small circle in the center of each cake, big enough to fit a Barbie body through. Now, spread icing along the inside of eac ...more
With all the great cakes on the site, I thought I'd share one from my collection. Straight from the Make Balloon Animals World, I wanted to share this giant balloon birthday cake. This gentleman got his wish for his birthday... A giant cake AND the girl of his dreams.
Your child's first birthday is an occasion to remember. So celebrate in style with a one shaped birthday cake. You'll need a chocolate swiss roll, candy of your choice and your favorite decorations.
Etsy seller TangBaby has faux happy birthday cake postcards for sale. Each postcard is made to order and has that deliciously satisfying plastic toy food texture (and smell, I'm hoping).
In order to make A Building Block Birthday Cake, you will need the following: a 13 x 9‚Äù cake, marshmallows, scissors (pre-treated with nonstick cooking spray), and bright colored frosting. Remove the top of the cake, by cutting it off. Next, flip the cake over. Then, cut th ...more
Learn from Betty Crocker Kitchens, how to easily and quickly make a dinosaur birthday cake. You do not need a special cake pan for this recipe. She uses two 9" round cakes, to cut all the shapes you need to make the dinosaur. It is only required to cut out 3 shapes, and you ca ...more
This video describes how to make a "no calorie" birthday cake centerpiece with carnations in soft and sweet hues of pink, yellow, white and cantaloupe. first a flower foam was taken. Then the toothpicks were used to join the flower foam together. Then trace out a circle from t ...more
In this Food video tutorial you will learn how to make an electric guitar shaped birthday cake. Take a 13 x 9‚Äù cake. Trim off the top to make it level. Flip it over, place the template of the guitar on it. The template is in two parts. Then cut out the cake. Now lay it out o ...more
Up for auction at Heritage, JFK's crusty old birthday cake, presented to him at his 45th birthday party in Madison Square Garden back in 1962. Marilyn Monroe performed her legendary “Happy Birthday, Mr. President” at this very event. The bidding is currently at $2500, but not ...more
On Monday, ElectricPig's Mark Cooper became something of an Internet sensation when he posted a video of playable Angry Birds birthday cake he made for his son Ben's 6th birthday. Now, with a little help from this step-by-step guide by Mark himself, you can make an Angry Birds ...more
Need to find the greatest common factor for a set of numbers? Easy as cake. Learn how to find GCFs using the upside-down birthday cake method with this free video lesson. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's best and brightest mathematic ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a birthday cake in the shape of a purse. First, bake two round cakes and place them in the fridge. After this, cut off the edge of both the cakes that are the same size. Then, take some frosting and spread it onto the cake to adhere both ...more
Look for an easy way to find the least (or lowest) common multiple for a set of numbers? Like to think in pictures? Try the upside-down birthday cake method! Learn how with this free video lesson. From Ramanujan to calculus co-creator Gottfried Leibniz, many of the world's bes ...more
In order to decorate A Fire Truck Birthday Cake, you will need the following: 3 chocolate cakes baked in loaf pans, Oreo type sandwich cookies, candies, and brightly colored icing. Level off the cakes, by cutting away the beveled tops. Place one of them onto a your serving tr ...more
This video shows how to make a mermaid birthday cake that would be perfect for a little girl. To make the mermaid take a fashion doll, or a Barbie doll, and wrap her legs in plastic wrap. Now cover her in green and blue fruit roll-ups to form the mermaid's tail. You will need ...more
This video illustrate us how to decorate a princess birthday cake. Here are the following steps: Step 1: First of all colect all the ingredients that is ready made cakes, gems, choclate syrup, strawberry syrup,candytsicks, frost cream,ribbon, eatable doll face. Step 2: Now t ...more
This video is a demonstration on how to make a festive and colorful birthday cake. The frosting on the cake is made of rolled fondant, which comes in bright colors already made. Roll the fondant about 1/8" thick. The cake should have a thin layer of buttercream frosting on it. ...more
This is a video that demonstrates how to make a homemade birthday cake. He uses a springform pan and brushes the entire inside with butter and dusts it with flour. He mixes flour and corn flour and puts them through a sieve. Using a mixer, he mixes eggs and then adds sugar, wh ...more
Garden Imagination shows viewers how to make a polymer clay mini birthday cake for your dollhouse. First you will want to start off with yellow clay and roll it out on your pasta machine at level 1. Fold this yellow clay in half and use a shape cutter to cut out the cake. You ...more
In this clip from Betty Crocker, learn how to make a perfect treat for your child's birthday or class project. This recipe will make deliciously adorable cupcakes shaped like barnyard animals. This is a great way to teach your little ones about animals and farming as well as a ...more
What could be a cooler cake for a little boy's birthday than a robot? This awesome cake comes straight from Betty Crocker's kitchen and will delight young and old with its funky robotic charm. Follow along with this video and start decorating your own little guy.
Wowsa, Happy Birthday Biz! MDV Expressions Cake Design made an edible turntable cake for the rapper and it actually spins! (Biz is best known for his single "Just a Friend" - if you need a reminder, second video in the gallery below). Awesome cake design. Biz Markie, you're ...more
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Delight your little one this year with a yummy cake shaped like their favorite animal - a panda bear! This cake is super cute and also tastes delicious so if you are looking for the perfect combination for your kids (or the kid inside you!) why not give it a try?
Interested in making a tiny tiara topper for a princess-themed cake? This clip will show you precisely how to go about making one. It's easier than you'd think. So easy, in fact, that this free video cooking lesson can present a complete overview of the process in about ten mi ...more
This video shows you how to transform a plain cake into a butterfly cake. You start with a round cake. Cut off the dome, cut the cake in half, then cut the cake like a peace sign. Arrange the pieces to form the butterfly. Apply a thin layer of icing to form a crumb coat. To se ...more
In this video, we learn how to make a pants shaped cake. You will just need to take a pre-made cake (any flavor) and cut it into a jeans shape using a cut out you can find on www.bettycrocker.com. Set this aside and make your favorite frosting colors that you want to use in th ...more
In this video, we learn how to decorate and make flip flop cakes. To begin, grab your pre-made chilled cakes and cut them out according to the shapes you print from www.bettycrocker.com. Now you will spread a thin layer of your choice color of frosting onto the flip flops and ...more
In this video, we learn how to decorate a horse birthday party cake. First, take two 8 inch round cakes and cut out the shapes to make it into a horse. You can find these templates at www.bettycrocker.com. Once you have these cut out, chill the cake again to make sure it's fir ...more
This video is a demonstration on how to bake a lovely rubber ducky cake for your baby's first birthday. You will need one 8 inch round, one 9 inch round and one small cake baked in a ten ounce custard cup. The dome of the 8 inch cake is cut and kept inverted. The edges of the ...more
In order to make a Robot Cake, you will need the following: a 13 x 9‚Äù cake. Remove the top layer of the cake, by cutting it off evenly. Next cut off a 3‚Äù strip from the top and the bottom of the cake. Cut away 1/3 of one of the strips. Place your cakes on your serving pla ...more
Lactose Overdose demonstrates how to make a rainbow cake. Use either a store bought mix or use your own recipe. A white cake mix works the best. You will also need two canisters of white frosting and food coloring. Make the cake according to the directions or recipe instructio ...more
Via CAKES! CAKES! CAKES!, Wowsa, Happy Birthday Biz! MDV Expressions Cake Design made an edible turntable cake for the rapper and it actually spins! (Biz is best known for his single "Just a Friend" - if you need a reminder, second video in the gallery below). Awesome cake ...more
This birthday cake is not only beautiful to look at, but it's delicious, too. Tell your guests you want to celebrate your birthday party in style! Decorate your cake with fun and funky party polka dots! This video tutorial will walk you through every step of the way. By the en ...more
There is an easy way to make sure that dripping candles don't get wax all over the frosting of your next birthday cake. Simply place a hard candy like Life Saves around the bottom of each candle. Voila!
In this video, we learn how to make & decorate a bearing birthday balloon cake. Use a three dimensional pan to make this and use pound cake for a more firm cake. Start with outlining the mouth and doing the facial features. Then, fill the ears in with pink and place stars with ...more
Got a cake or cupcake-obsessed friend? Then she'll simply swoon over this "You Take the Cake" birthday card. The greeting card depicts a triple layered cake crowned with frosting. You can certainly use it to give to friends for birthdays, but it can also be a "Congratulations ...more
Birthday presents are a great way of showing your friends that you pay attention to their interests as well as what they say (always a good thing). But there's nothing more personal than a handwritten greeting card. You can make your "Happy Birthday" card even more special by ...more
Do you have a cupcake fan in your house who's having a birthday soon? Then he/she will just die over these cupcake cakes, each of which contains not just one, but three cupcakes stacked high and proud to form a multilayered "cake." The great thing about this food project is t ...more
If you've got a Lego lover at home whose got a birthday party coming up, instead of going out to the grocery store and getting one of those store bought cakes, make your own! And heck, make them into Lego bricks! In this great video you will learn how to make Lego brick cakes ...more
Any day will feel like your birthday when you treat yourself to this tasty dessert! Layers of corn bread or pound cake and Blue Bunny Birthday Party Ice Cream make up a miniature cake that's frosted with whipped cream, decorated with drizzled chocolate sauce and garnished with ...more
Want to know how to decorate a cake like a pro? While you can blow hundreds of dollars on classes, one of the easiest ways to learn how to do it yourself is by watching the pros do it. Take a gander at this cake decorating video to learn how to write "Happy Birthday" and add ...more
In order to make a birthday card with a pop-out cover cake, you will need the following: card stock, a craft knife, ribbon, double sided tape, decorative sheet, a ruler, stickers, and a pen or a pencil. Cut the card stock into strips: 3 cm and 2 cm 1.5 cm. Repeat with the oth ...more
**UPDATE: Toasty Kitten locates recipe! Via The Post Family, "'Art's Birthday' is an annual event first proposed in 1963 by French artist Robert Filliou. He suggested that 1,000,000 years ago, there was no art. But one day, on the 17th of January to be precise, Art was born. ...more
Betty teaches us how to make birthday cupcakes in this tutorial. You will need: a box of chocolate cake mix, chocolate frosting with sprinkles, vegetable oil, eggs, and water to make these. First, mix your dry and wet ingredients together in a large mixing bowl. Next, line a c ...more
Makes a very sweet birthday cake.
Candies, cake mix and ready-to-spread frosting are about all you need to create a fun purse cake. This can be the perfect birthday cake for your child's birthday themed party. Using fondant makes a cake look more glamorous and professional! Make a purse cake with fondant. Clic ...more
Our favorite Brooklyn home diva, Sarah McColl is going to show you how to make butter cream icing and frost a cake with it. This video follows her "How to make a birthday cake" video, but you don't need to watch both.
Even if you're not a professional decorater, you can still decorate a birthday cake or other cake to look pretty and festive. This video also shows you how to make a few different flavors of frosting and how to make those pretty frosting flowers.
In this clip, learn how to avoid a messy, crumby, goopy cake by following a few tips. Frosting a beautifully smooth cake is easy as long as you know what you are doing. You don't need to hire a professional to ice that little birthday cake, just use this helpful tips and your ...more
HOLLLLLYWOOOD! When I get a Louis V cake for my birthday, I'll know I've made it. Truly, truly awesome cakes by Highland Bakery of Atlanta, Georgia. (Oh Lord, the Hollywood Sign cake kinda leaves me breathless). Previously, Oh Snap. I'm Biz and My Birthday Cake Spins. The Bri ...more
Gumpaste is like the polymer clay of the cake decorating world: If you can imagine it, you can make it. Gumpaste is an excellent material, then, for crafting edible flowers for a wedding cake or a birthday cake. Take a look at this cake decorating video to learn how to make a ...more
Wish your little girl could have a unique cake for her birthday party? Learn to decorate a child's birthday cake like a Barbie princess. This cake decorating how-to video shows you how to decorate a cake so it looks like a princess. It is very simple to do just follow along wi ...more
While one of your buddy's are asleep at night, you put a bunch of helium balloons in their room, close the door. Then set of the fire alarm and watch them try to get out of the room while its full of balloons, then when they finally get out of the room, pie them in the face wi ...more
Another recipe via Smitten Kitchen. This cake is so pretty! I might just have to make it as a ... VERY ... belated birthday cake for my friend, Elizabeth. I'll post images of my attempt next week.
Do you have a friend whose birthday falls on or near Valentine's Day? Then kill two birds with one stone by crafting this Valentine's Day "Happy Birthday" card. It's super easy to craft and boasts a beautiful tiered birthday cake up front. Check out this crafting video for th ...more
Queen Marie Antoinette was both loved and despised by her people, but there was one thing that was undisputed: Her exquisite (though often over-the-top style). Big poufy gowns with lots of underwire, towering white wigs, and frilly lace and ruffles made her look like a sparkly ...more