Category: Food

Kermit the Frog Cake

My almost 2 year old son used to LOVE Kermit the Frog. He had a stuffed Kermit toy that he played with and he was always asking to watch videos online of Kermit signing songs. When it was time to make the cake for his second birthday, I knew he’d love a Kermit cake! This

The Cat in the Hat Cake

The Cat in the Hat Cake   It was time for my third son to turn one!  My other two sons had literature themed cakes for their first cakes, and I am all about following a theme and tradition, so this one had to be literature themed as well.  My oldest son had a Very

Cupcake Ideas

Cupcake Ideas   I find that I no longer have the time lately, but I used to enjoy decorating cupcakes!  I really should find some time now and then to try out some new cupcake ideas!  Here are a few of the designs I’ve tried… Chrysanthemum Cupcakes This idea came from Martha Stewart’s Chrysanthemum cupcakes featured

Where the Wild Things Are Cake

Where the Wild Things Are Cake I am a huge fan of children’s literature and so for my middle son’s first birthday I chose a cake based on Maurice Sendak’s, Where The Wild Things Are.  A classic favourite of mine in the first place, in this case the protagonist of the book, Max, reminded me

Monster Cake

Monster Cake For my middle son’s second birthday, I was very uninspired of what he would want on his cake.  Unlike my first son, he didn’t have any special or intense interests.  He was well-rounded, and liked everything, but didn’t love anything.  He was however, full into the so-called “terrible two’s” and my nickname for him at

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Cake

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Cake When my oldest son turned 3, his most favourite book at the time was Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, written by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault and illustrated by Lois Ehlert.  I thought the book would make a perfect birthday cake for him! A few days prior, I cut a

Curious George Cake

Curious George Cake Around 2 years of age, my eldest son was a huge fan of Curious George…and balls!  I combined the two loves into one cake for his second birthday. I could find cake pans of a generic “monkey” to buy or rent, but I couldn’t find one of Curious George…and it had to be,

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Cake

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Cake I have a passion for children’s literature.  When my firstborn son turned one, I wanted a children’s lit theme for his cake.  I chose one of my favourites, Eric Carle’s, The Very Hungry Caterpillar. I used 19 cupcakes to form the body of the caterpillar.  I used a small round pan