January 7, 2013

Snowglobe Cake

I just had to show off the cute Snowglobe Cake I made for our big family Christmas Eve celebration - - it's more of a "winter theme" so I thought it's still okay to post about it in January...

So cute, right?!?  you know, I have a thing for snowglobes - like I have over 100.  Trevor gets me one every year - this year's was super cute - when it's wound up, the Santa dances and the musicbox plays "Santa Claus is Coming to Town"

Anyways, when I saw this cake from Taste of Home I knew it was meant for me to make:
Holiday Snow Globe Cake Recipe

But I went the easy route - I just used a cake mix (it was even funfetti - it's all I had!).  The small fish bowl I used was so small that when I cut the cake to the right size to look like a snowglobe base, the cake was pretty small.  So then I took all the leftover cake pieces I had to cut off and turned it into cakeballs.  For the figurine inside, I just grabbed a snowman salt shaker I happen to have sitting around.  So cute - cuter in person than in the picture (it's hard to take a picture of a fish bowl - who knew!  lots of reflection...)

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Mandy is a craft blogger who loves to blog and enjoys all things crafty, sewing, and DIY - she feels that if she can do something, you can too, and provides tutorials to help you along the way. She loves being a mom to 4 awesome kiddos and blogs from the Kansas City Area. Follow her on Facebook or Twitter or Google +

7 Fabulous Comments:

That's so cute, Mandy! My kids would go crazy! They LOVE snow globes - I'll remember this for next year!

Love it! And a good excuse to add coconut to the cake.

This is great! What a creative idea with the snowball cake balls:) - Lindsey @ If I Had a Million Hours...

So adorable! You are brave to attempt it...looks like something I'd see and give up on before trying! :)

it's soooooooo cute! love it!

This is too cute! It would be perfect for a little winter party!

I love it!!! My mom actually pinned this to make over Christmas and we never got around to it... yours looks great though!!!

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