Richard Scarry Cake

It’s been a long time since my last post.  Things have been busy in the non-cake part of my world. ;-)

A friend threw a party for her son who turned 4.  His favorite books are the Richard Scarry books.  So that was the theme of the party.  I was asked to do a cake with some kind of Richard Scarry theme.  If you don’t know about Richard Scarry, then start with his Wikipedia article.

After much web searching and with lots of help from my wife, we decided to do a simple Huckle Cat cake.  Here is a picture of Huckle Cat:

Huckle Cat

Huckle Cat

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Water Polo Cake

I made this cake for a pair of high school graduates who were both on the school’s water polo team.  They requested a water polo cake. Read more »

Fairy Cake

This cake was for a 5 year old girl’s birthday party.  The criteria given were: Fairy theme, pastel colors, sparkles, and feed 20 people.  Okay. Read more »

The Bunny Cake

My older brother called and asked if I could make a cake his girfriend’s birthday party.  One of her friends was going to celebrate a birthday around the same time.  One of the girls likes bunny rabbits and the other likes butterflies.  I don’t remember which one likes which.  But that’s okay.  Neither one is my girlfriend. Read more »

Snowmen celebrating New Years

For my New Year’s Eve party, I came up with an idea for a cake depicting snowmen celebrating the new year.  It’s a simple cake with the most complex part being a sled that a kid snowman (a snowkid?) was riding. Read more »

Winged Running Shoe

This cake was for a 13-year-old’s birthday party.  He is on his school’s cross country team and we decided it would be neat to create a cake to mimic the team’s logo.  To give you an idea, here is what the logo looks like:

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Ambulance Cake

I made this ambulance cake for a 7-year-old’s birthday party.  His parents volunteer with the local ambulance service.  This cake is based on an actual ambulance in the fleet.  I took some artistic license with the scale and some of the details. Read more »

Baby Carriage Cake

This cake was for a baby shower.  It’s basically a 3-layer rectangular cake with a basket weave pattern around the sides… with a hood and some wheels. Read more »

A1 Steak Sauce Cake

So the birthday kid really likes A1 Steak Sauce.  I mentioned I could make that into a cake for his birthday.  He said that was a great idea.  So I did.

A1 Steak Sauce Cake

A1 Steak Sauce Cake

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Princess Castle Cake

I made this cake for a friend’s 6-year-old daughter’s birthday.  My instructions were: Pink princess castle cake. Read more »

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