Sand Castle Cake

Sand Castle Cake

Summer is finally here! We are so excited for picnics, camping and days at the beach. My daughters last day of school for the summer was last Wednesday and to celebrate I made a sand castle cake. A sand castle cake is really fun to make. You can, of course, make any shape that you […]

BBQ Cake for Father’s Day

BBQ Fathers Day Cake

Will you be making a Father’s Day Cake this year?  Father’s Day is only a few weeks away and it’s time to start planning something special for the wonderful dads in our lives.  Since cake is always a good idea for any occasion, I thought it would be a fun idea to make this BBQ Cake for Father’s […]

Robot Birthday Cake

Robot-cake

A Robot Birthday Cake! My son turned 5 this last month and I let his choose the theme for his birthday – he chose a Robot Cake… I should mention that his first choice for a birthday cake was a race car cake… then a minion birthday cake… a Mario and Luigi cake… a rocket birthday cake… […]

Easter Bunny Cake Surprise

Easter-Bunny-Cake

  Easter Bunny Cake Surprise I have many great memories of Easter as a kid. My favorite was when my mom would go hide our Easter chocolates outside. I loved searching behind trees and in the bushes, jumping between puddles trying to be the first one to find their little treasure. I have wanted to have […]

Cheetah Cake

Cheetah Cake Finished

Cheetah prints are so fun! I’ve been wanting to make one for awhile now but there are so many ideas to choose from. One would think that it would be easier to decorate a cake when the sky is the limit, but that’s just the thing — the sky is very big! It doesn’t help […]

Naked Cake

naked-cake

It’s A Naked Cake! One of the newest trends in cake decorating is the naked cake. The simplicity of seeing the layers of cake with layers of filling can be quite pretty and stunning. How perfect would it not be as a valentine’s dessert. Make your favorite cake recipe and fill with whatever you like. For this naked cake I […]

Volkswagen Hippie Cake

vw-cake

Volkswagen Hippie Cake When I go to work on Fridays, I usually have no idea what kind of cakes I get to make that day. Some are more intimidating than others and some are just plain fun. The Volkswagen Hippie cake was in the fun category! Who doesn’t love throwing on random hearts and flowers […]

Christmas Cake ~ Merry Christmas from #CakesbyErna

A christmas cake

Some of my favorite memories of being a kid during Christmas was to sit by the Christmas tree and to look up at the twinkling lights. Me and my siblings would sit there endlessly dreaming about what was under the tree. Nothing sends the warm, cozy feeling of yuletide quite like a crackling fire by […]

Movember Mustache Cake

Movember Mustache Cake

It’s Movember …….. so grow a mustache and eat some cake while you’re at it! Movember is a great cause to bring awareness and raise funds for men’s health.  Men all around the world are growing stubbly mustaches to show their support. Since I can’t grow one, I thought it would be fun to make a cake […]

LEGO Cake

LEGO Cake 1

My youngest turned three! Now for a few months, I can say that my kids are 3,4 and 5. I always find it fun to see a flicker of “Are you crazy?” cross peoples eyes when I tell them that. We had such a fun day celebrating his special day. We went out for lunch […]