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A special decorated cake takes a lot of time, love, and creativity. After putting in all of that, bakers deserve to show off a little bit! Take a peek at the special decorated cakes created by other readers and you might find inspiration for your next great cake creation.

Girlie Cowgirl Cake

I iced it with butter cream frosting on bottom layer. The top layer I used a round bowl, then cut it to look like a hat. I covered it with fondant. I rolled the edges with paper towel rolls. The bott…More

Chinese New Year Dragon Cake

My 12-year-old daughter and I decorated this cake for a Chinese New Year's party. We cut two bundt cakes to form the body. Coated with red butter-cream icing, then added red candy-melt scales that we…More

Spider Cake for Halloween

1. Make MMF (Marshamallow Fondant) with 1 bag of Mashmallow, Confectioner's sugar and 2 Tbs of water. Colored them to black, orange and red.2. Bake the cake as directed.3. Carve cakes as spider shape…More

Dr. Seuss Cat in the Hat Birthday Cake

I just used Betty Crocker cake mix..bottom is a 2 layer marble cake with the hat being a 3-layer small round strawberry cake. I used lollipop sticks to hold it together. The icing is whipped icing in…More

Dr. Seuss Theme Birthday Cake

1. Make fondant a week before2. Bake the cake3. Cover it with icing and put it in Refrigerator for over 5 hours4. Roll fondant and cover the cake5. Make small figures with fondant - Thing 1 and Thing…More

Pirate Ship Birthday Cake for a Pirate Theme Birthday Party

1. Bake the Cake, Carve the cake with a ship shape2. Put icing on the cake3. Keep it in Refrigerator for 24 hours4. Make small a treasure box, pirates, cannon, cannon balls etc.5. Cover the cake with…More

Three Year Old Train Cake

Make a vanilla cake mix or other flavour and put it in a silcon cake tray as you would for any cake. After it cools, decorate as you like. Use smarties for train wheels and pick colors that children …More

Donna Pilato
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