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|646 days ago||
How to incorporate a shoe on a wedding cake - 3 replies
Hi wonderful cakers I have been asked to make a wedding cake which is three suitcases stacked up; bride and groom sitting on the top, and a figurine of their dog on the second tier reaching up to the top tier. The bride has also given me a silver plastic shoe (about 5cm) that she would like included on the cake somehow (it was on her Mum...
|677 days ago||
Cake heights - 3 replies
Hi all Am wondering what others do in terms of cake/tier heights. Am curious about a number of things….In general… 1. What height do you aim to make a finished cake? 2. What height is the baked cake, before filling and icing? (i.e. how much of the completed total height is filling and icing) 3. How many cakes do you usual...
|683 days ago||
Chocolate cigarellos & roses - 9 replies
Hi all I have a cake to do coming up which involves a lot of chocolate cigarellos and chocolate roses (both white and dark – with molding chocolate). I haven’t done much work with chocolate to date, so if anyone has any pointers or words of advice I would be very appreciative. I’ve done a lot of research so far but thoug...
|694 days ago||
Cakes on pedestal cake stands - 6 replies
Hi all I’ve noticed a lot of people putting their cakes on lovely pedestal cake stands, rather than the standard flat board. I really like the look of this but I’m curious…. I think the look is great especially for tiered cakes, but am wondering about the weight of the cake on the stand… Please excuse me if there ar...
|699 days ago||
Tall/deep cakes - 4 replies
Hi all. I’m intrigued by these deeper cakes that seem to be all the trend these days. I’m keen to give them a go, but interested in knowing how people generally tackle them. Do people have any additional supports in them given the additional weight? (e.g. a thing board halfway down the cake)? How many cakes do you bake to pile ...