Beach theme & Cricket theme Cakes for an Event

Cricket fever is on -- while tension, excitement and nail-biting matches rule the air! With the ongoing Cricket World Cup, the talk of Cricket dominates every table talk.

Recently a friend ordered this cricket themed cake for her husband's birthday. I couldn't have done this at a better time.

It is a Chocolate Cake with chocolate icing in between the layers and frosted with vanilla buttercream colored a pale green to depict the grassy field. I have made a Cricket themed before, but I've added a few more details to this one.

All cricket gear (except wickets) is completely edible and hand-made with a mixture of Fondant and Gumpaste. Fondant is rollable sugar icing, which can be easily molded and can be used to cover cakes to achieve a smooth neat finish.

I am sending this Cricket themed Cake over to Priya's Crazy For Cakes Event. Thanks Priya, for letting me know about your event.

I am also sending this Beach themed Cake to the same event. With summer just around the corner, I figured it would be apt to send in something related to the season as well.

This is a chocolate cake too, layered with chocolate icing. The icing on top is Vanilla butter cream colored blue. All beach items are hand-made using Fondant.

Everything is completely edible. Recipes used for the cakes are given below:

Chocolate Cake & Chocolate icing - click for recipes

Wilton's Vanilla Butter cream:
You will need:

1 cup White Vegetable shortening
1 tbsp Meringue powder
4 tbsp Water
4 cups powdered sugar, sifted

Cream the shortening, vanilla flavoring and water until smooth. Add the powdered sugar and meringue powder and beat on medium speed for 2-3 minutes until smooth and combined. Color as required.

You can use 1/2 cup shortening and 1/2 cup butter, the consistency will be different and adjust the amount of water accordingly. It may not need 4 tbsp.


  1. u are super creative! :)

  2. Oh my god... I am speechless. Both the cakes are amazing.. Hats off to your patience and creativity...

  3. Omg, stunning theme cakes, marvellous..

  4. what lovely and artisitically baked cakes with a cute and beautiful presentation, especially the cake with the cricket theme sets,its really droolworthy.

  5. The slippers, sand & everything is amazing. I am bowled over your cricket cake :)

  6. These are terrific and a very appropriate theme currently :) Thanks so much for entering these beauties to my cake event - As per event details may I request you to please sign up to my blog via google connect - thanks a lot dear and wish you the best :)

  7. Gorgeous cakes,loved both the themes,absolutely mind blowing.

  8. Amazing looking cake dear. Loved the look of both cricket field as well as sea beach. Must have tasted delicious as well.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  9. Wow I am bowled over by your decorating skills.

  10. I love that cake that looks like the beach. How creative is that. Fabulous!!

  11. lovely Namratha, looks so professional and beautiful

  12. Those cakes are awesome! I'd love to be as talented as you...



  13. that is a very special treat indeed...pleasing to the eyes and inviting..
    first time your space and gorgeous clicks..
    Am your new follower now..:)
    do stop by mine sometime..
    Tasty Appetite

  14. Wonderful idea for a theme cake. Both the cakes look awesome.

  15. Nams, theres an award for you on blog here


  16. So beautifully done Namratha! Hats off.

  17. very very creative you are..and the detailing is so perfect. one of the best cakes Ive seen


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