The Cake Mom

Eat Cake for Breakfast. A Waffle Cake Tutorial

Eat cake for breakfast is a popular saying, but we suggest you make this waffle cake and eat it for breakfast!  It’s a fairly simple cake design that I decided to make with my daughter as her first introduction into cake decorating. I considered buttercream rosettes, but this waffle was way more fun! Start by […]

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Cake By The Emerald Coast

Last week I went on vacation to Destin, Florida. Destin has gorgeous white sand beaches, and clear emerald water. A few days before we left for vacation a cake idea came to me. I thought maybe I was crazy to try and get a cake decorated before leaving because departure was only about 3-4 days […]

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German Fairytale Baby Shower

This is an original design I made for our very own Emily Blattel’s baby shower. Her theme was German fairytales. The children and cottage designs were hand painted onto fondant and then attached to the cake. The trees on the top tier were hand painted directly onto the cake. Hand painting is such a fun, […]

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Pumpkin Patch Cake

This sweet little fall themed 1st birthday cake is now on the list as one of my favorites of the cakes we’ve made! This cake was inspired by other fall themed cakes but is an original idea for a boy themed fall birthday cake. I combined ideas from a few of the inspiration cakes I […]

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A Little Sideways

Wine Basket Cake by The Cake Mom & Co.

Obviously the title is a reference to the movie ‘Sideways’, which I’ve actually never seen.  A few weeks ago I received an email with a request for a wine themed cake.  A few years ago I had a similar request from a friend to make her mother-in-law a wine cake.  I was really excited to […]

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A Faraway, Vintage Wedding

ast weekend, I was blessed to be able to provide the wedding cake for a dear family friend in Louisville, Ky. The beautiful bride and her handsome groom have a wonderful, unique style that is evident in everything they do, so – of course – the wedding cake had to be just right! The bride […]

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