Latest Cake Decorating Blogs

Smooth Buttercream Tutorial with Recipe

This is the most popular post on my blog, and the most viewed video on my YouTube channel, because it’s something we all have struggled with. In this video tutorial, I will show you my method for getting my cakes ice-rink smooth. And as an...

CakesDecor Tutorials Contest 2012 #1: Announcement

Do you have a special technique that helps you make things better and save some time? Share it with our members and win some amazing prizes. How to enter? It’s easy as everything else on our site – post a tutorial on CakesDecor.com...

Cake contest #1: Help in finding the link.

Can anyone direct me to the latest cake contest. I think i saw one for a babyshower theme contest but i can find it.

Ganaching and Covering a Square Cake tutorial

Preparing and Covering a Square Cake To Ganache: 1. Layer cake with ganache and affix to baseboard with ganache. 2. Affix baseboard to workboard with ganache. 3. Trim cake so there is a 3 -5mm space between the cake and the edge of the...

A car full of Gingerbread and a head full of sleep deprivation

After the crazy-arse amount of work I did in the school holidays I was really looking forward to getting back to the school routine where I can work within school hours, after the kids bed time hours and through to normal peoples sleeping hours…...

Quick Owl Cupcake Toppers using only a circle!

Now I must apologize, this was a very last minute decision to make a tutorial as I was working. So the pictures arent the best but I hope they help someone! Ive been needing to make another tutorial for so long, especially when my page hit...

Upside Down Ganaching Method for a round cake

Another method for ganaching round cakes based on the Upside Down Buttercream method. This method removes the need for a ganaching “lid” or board the same size as the baseboard – It can be extremely difficult to find two boards exactly the same...

Competition cake finished!!!

Well at last after weeks and weeks of working on it, my cake is finally finished. I’m really pleased with the way it’s turned out. The worry now is how best to transport it without getting there with a pile of...

Baking & standing for a long time anyone get lower back pains any reccommendations??

Is there a good mat I should invest in to stand on.. I had the worst lower back pain ever from standing and couldnt really walk. Feel better now but wondering what you all bakers use.. Thanks!!

Not hearing back from clients??

It makes me wonder if they were happy with the cake. I never get any complaints on the cake but I hardly ever get any responses back if they loved it or not. I don’t want to write them and ask, i feel like if they did love it they would’ve told...