Cake mailed from Westport MA to Austin TX

Just wanted to show you how the cake arrived. Last year’s cake made it in better shape. But all in all, it is not too bad considering it traveled almost 2000 miles. Had to make a new handle since the other one broke before mailing & had to...

Making Modelling Chocolate

One of the beauties of Modelling Chocolate (I find) is it allows you more time to detail your work, and spend more time modelling in contrast to fondant and the other sugar-pastes which (for me) do tend to dry quicker, but then it depends on...

CakesDecor Gazette: Issue 4.01 / January 2015

1st Gazette of the year is out so I hope you will all take a quick peek and catch up on some of the fabulous cakes you may have missed out on and also for upcoming events. We love the interaction the gazette allows us to have with all of you so...

Edible Lantern Tutorial

This tutorial has been really popular on my Facebook page so I thought you might like to see it too. It will help you create your own edible lantern which you can either use as a cake topper or as a stand-along sugar piece. I have made mine in a...

Edible Feather Tutorial

This has been one of the most popular tutorials on my blog, so I thought I would share with my CD friends! My friend Kimberly told me a while about that she had made peacock feathers using wafer paper. I was intrigued, so I immediately...

Wafer Paper LOTUS Tutorial by The Violet Cake Shop™

Merry Christmas Everyone!! I made a tutorial for how to recreate the wafer paper lotuses that I had on my Festival of Lights cake from October, for everyone as my Christmas gift. Hope you all enjoy it and it is helpful. There is a tip for...

Christmas funny reindeer

Have fun and have a Merry Christmas with your reindeers!

CakesDecor Flashback 2014 #1: Benefits

We got a bonus article about CakesDecor community benefits from Michelle Green and we would like to share it with you. We will add some of our members’ testimonials next week so stay tuned! Enjoy ;) As any of us who have been up all night...

Orange cake with passion fruit Swiss Meringue Buttercream

This recipe is from http://www.cakepaperparty.com/. I have used a number of the recipes and so far have loved them all. This one was a big hit with the family. Orange Cake with Passion Fruit Buttercream Ingredients 12 ounces (340 grams)...

Cake Decorating Business #4: Basic Principles of Pricing Your Cakes

Basic Principles of Pricing Your Cakes Cake pricing is the thing most cake decorators and bakers really struggle with. In part this is because this is a very emotional business we are in, so we take all of it very personally and a lot of high...