CakeJournal.com » Birthday http://cakejournal.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:01:44 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.1 How to make a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Cake Topper http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/teenage-mutant-ninja-turtle-cake-topper/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/teenage-mutant-ninja-turtle-cake-topper/#comments Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:52:56 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17314 With a new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle movie coming out soon, it seemed like a good time to share this tutorial. In making custom cake toppers, I get many requests for popular characters. I was able to take photos during the creation of this one. I hope these photos provide insight into the construction method… [read more...]

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Reneé caught the cake decorating bug seven years ago when she made her son's first birthday cake. Since then, she's created hundreds of custom cakes and cupcakes. Her work has been featured on various baking and party blogs. In her free time, you'll find her planning the next baking project or sharing her knowledge on CakeJournal.

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Star Wars birthday cake http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/star-wars-birthday-cake/ http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/star-wars-birthday-cake/#comments Sat, 14 Apr 2012 19:28:32 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=8825 My son turned 8 this week and he’s a big fan of the Star Wars universe. Today we had a Star Wars themed birthday party with goodies like: Yoda soda, Vader water, Wookie cookies, Jedi Starfighter pizza, Jedi training school and of course a cake! I baked a chocolate chip cake and decorated it with… [read more...]

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Louise

Louise is the founder and editor of CakeJournal. She's a passionate, self taught, cake artist who has been doing cake decorating since 2002.

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Bunny birthday cake http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/bunny-birthday-cake/ http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/bunny-birthday-cake/#comments Mon, 23 Aug 2010 10:02:17 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=4520 This is the bunny birthday cake that I made for my daughters birthday party. I made the bunny out of gum paste and made the fur with soft royal icing. The bunny was suposed to look alot more fluffy in the fur, since it should look like a replica of the little Lionhead bunny that… [read more...]

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Louise

Louise is the founder and editor of CakeJournal. She's a passionate, self taught, cake artist who has been doing cake decorating since 2002.

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Making a birthday cake http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/making-a-birthday-cake/ http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/making-a-birthday-cake/#comments Tue, 17 Aug 2010 11:59:24 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=4507 My daughter is turning 9 and I will be making a birthday cake with a bunny theme this year. Last year I made a small cake with a replica of her dwarf hamster Viola, but sadly we lost Viola two weeks ago and a little Lionhead bunny is now on her whish list. So I… [read more...]

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Louise

Louise is the founder and editor of CakeJournal. She's a passionate, self taught, cake artist who has been doing cake decorating since 2002.

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The Littlest Pet Shop snail birthday cake http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/the-littlest-pet-shop-snail-birthday-cake/ http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/the-littlest-pet-shop-snail-birthday-cake/#comments Mon, 05 Oct 2009 08:15:41 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=2761 So here it is, the birthday cake made for my nieces 10th birthday party today. I made the cake design very simple with a green stem going around the cake with one large leaf on top for the LPS snail to sit on. The cake was a plain chocolate cake as requested by my niece.… [read more...]

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Louise

Louise is the founder and editor of CakeJournal. She's a passionate, self taught, cake artist who has been doing cake decorating since 2002.

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2 tier birthday cake http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/2-tier-birthday-cake/ http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/2-tier-birthday-cake/#comments Sun, 23 Aug 2009 20:21:38 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=2501 This is the special 2 tier birthday cake that I made this weekend for my daughters 8th birthday party. A very small (4″ + 6″) cake with a replica of my daughters latest love, a dwarf hamster named Viola. She is made out of gum paste and I think that she turned out really cute.… [read more...]

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Louise

Louise is the founder and editor of CakeJournal. She's a passionate, self taught, cake artist who has been doing cake decorating since 2002.

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Race track birthday cake http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/race-track-birthday-cake/ http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/race-track-birthday-cake/#comments Sun, 12 Apr 2009 13:20:29 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=1803 I made this race track birthday cake for my sons fifth birthday. The themes has always been trains except for a Lightning McQueen cake and this year it was racing car theme again. So when I saw a really cool cake design on flickr, I just knew that I had to try it out. The… [read more...]

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Louise

Louise is the founder and editor of CakeJournal. She's a passionate, self taught, cake artist who has been doing cake decorating since 2002.

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Fall inspired birthday cake http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/fall-inspired-birthday-cake/ http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/fall-inspired-birthday-cake/#comments Thu, 16 Oct 2008 15:29:11 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=480 Inspired by all the beautiful colors outside. I decided to decorate my birthday cake with leaves, sunflowers, pumpkins and berries in warm colors. The flavour was almond cake, 1 layer of chocolate caramel ganache and 1 layer of applesauce vanilla mousse with apples from my moms garden. I crumb coated the cake with the lovely… [read more...]

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Louise

Louise is the founder and editor of CakeJournal. She's a passionate, self taught, cake artist who has been doing cake decorating since 2002.

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Littlest Pet Shop Birthday cake again http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/littlest-pet-shop-birthday-cake-again/ http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/littlest-pet-shop-birthday-cake-again/#comments Tue, 07 Oct 2008 22:13:35 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=423 I made this Littlest Pet Shop lizard cake for my nieces Birthday party. The colorflow/runout is made the same way like the one I did for my daughters Birthday. Also this time have I made some small adjustments to the motif to make it more “simple” leaving some details out and I used small pieces… [read more...]

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Louise

Louise is the founder and editor of CakeJournal. She's a passionate, self taught, cake artist who has been doing cake decorating since 2002.

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Littlest Pet Shop Birthday cake http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/littlest-pet-shop-birthday-cake/ http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/littlest-pet-shop-birthday-cake/#comments Sat, 23 Aug 2008 13:53:02 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=379 So here is the photo of the birthday cake I made for my daughters 7th years birthday party. The cake was a light vanilla cake in three layers, raspberry coulis and raspberry mousse and white whipped chocolate ganache with chopped dark chocolate. It is covered with marzipan and rolled fondant. I used some of my… [read more...]

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Louise

Louise is the founder and editor of CakeJournal. She's a passionate, self taught, cake artist who has been doing cake decorating since 2002.

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Pirate birthday cake http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/pirate-birthday-cake/ http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/pirate-birthday-cake/#comments Sun, 14 Oct 2007 18:51:00 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=72 I made this pirate cake for my nieces birthday party. The theme was pirates so I decided to make a cake with a pirate flag with skull and cross bones on it. The cake is covered with rolled fondant icing. I hope that all the pirates at the party loved the cake. Happy Caking Louise

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Louise

Louise is the founder and editor of CakeJournal. She's a passionate, self taught, cake artist who has been doing cake decorating since 2002.

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Birthday cake http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/birthday-cake/ http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/birthday-cake/#comments Thu, 13 Sep 2007 19:17:00 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=66 This is my latest birthday cake. I made it for sweet Rosalina that turned 18th. She is a very creative person and have many hobbies. I wanted to give her a very personal birthday cake and tried to put on all the things that she loves the most like music, singing, drawing and acting. She… [read more...]

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Louise

Louise is the founder and editor of CakeJournal. She's a passionate, self taught, cake artist who has been doing cake decorating since 2002.

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Teddy bear birthday cake http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/teddy-bear-birthday-cake/ http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/teddy-bear-birthday-cake/#comments Wed, 12 Sep 2007 21:52:00 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=65 This cuddly brown teddy bear birthday cake is made by Leesa from Australia, for her sons first birthday. Leesa have used the Wilton Stand-Up cuddly Bear pan set. The teddy’s fur is made of butter cream icing with a Wilton Multi-Open decorating Tip no 233 and the snout, ears, feet and eyes is attached with… [read more...]

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Louise

Louise is the founder and editor of CakeJournal. She's a passionate, self taught, cake artist who has been doing cake decorating since 2002.

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Birthday cake with run-out http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/birthday-cake-with-run-out/ http://cakejournal.com/cake-lounge/birthday-cake-with-run-out/#comments Wed, 22 Aug 2007 10:53:00 +0000 http://www.cakejournal.com/?p=60 I made this cake for my daughters birthday yesterday. She loves Strawberry Shortcake and this is Honey Pie Pony’s little friend Honey Doodle. I have use the run-out technique and Honey Doodle is made straight on the cake. First I traced the template to the cake by using a needle and marked all the lines.… [read more...]

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Louise

Louise is the founder and editor of CakeJournal. She's a passionate, self taught, cake artist who has been doing cake decorating since 2002.

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