Betty Crocker has gotten a major makeover since you were a regular on the petite party circuit. These days, sheet cakes and boxed baked goods have taken a backseat to the hottest movie heroes, and faraway fantasy lands. Even if you aren’t in cahoots with the Cake Boss, flipping through our gallery of amazing confectionary creations may just inspire you to start your own party planning.

Thomas the Train Cake

All aboard! With a train track, river, railroad crossing signs and multiple trains, we can’t even imagine how we’d ever go about making this cake. It’s really almost too pretty to eat!

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— Erin Lem & Gabby Cullen