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curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

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I was contacted this morning to be told that one of my cakes was chosen for an online cake competition. I had never heard of this site before so was completely shocked as many times you have to submit your cakes yourself but this time they had...

114 views, 0 by lucybakes

Modelling chocolate

Can anyone advise the best way to make (white) modelling chocolate? Is it as easy to cover a cake with as fondant? I’m making a builders hard hat cake and was going to use a real hard hat (new and clean) as a mould and pour melted candy melts in...

571 views, 0 by Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Please help Fondant disaster

I have been decorating for a while so you would think I have the basics sorted but I don’t often cover tall massive cakes. I usually use tesco icing but I am doing a large cake and ordered in bulk renshaw. Just rolled it out and is a nightmare...

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Best fondant to use in uk ?

Just wondered what was the best fondant everyone uses ? X

194 views, 6 by Michelle's Sweet Temptation

Michelle's Sweet Temptation

Hi Everybody -M back !!

Hello once again to this amazing baking fraternity .Been away for a month as I was tied up with preparations for a Bakers Conference for which I was selected as an expert for Whipped Cream.I have missed so many of your Beautiful cake posts and...

179 views, 0 by baherrick

icing sheets/sugar sheets

Has anyone had any success using icing sheets? I have ideas but never used them before.

264 views, 10 by Carla Del Sasso

Carla Del Sasso

sorry, I was gone

sorry, I was for two weeks in lovely Italy, but am back and have already missed your beautiful creations, go still look back now and again I look every day, have fine Sunday, Sweet Regards Carla

474 views, 15 by curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

CakesDecor Gazette Issue 5.10 October 2016

Wow September was such a fabulous month for cakes and collaborations with some of the best work I have seen all year. This month our featured interview is with the amazingly talented and super sweet Jessica MV so if you have not read her...

211 views, 0 by Happenalong

Help needed for best cake storage and freezing method

I would like to bake cakes in advance and store freezer, but I’m unsure of the best method. I have read that it is best to let the cake cool completely before wrapping generously in clear wrap and others state that they wrap cake while it is...

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Sarah's cakes

Wedding cake Help!

I have been asked by my cousin to do her wedding cake. Oh cripes! No pressure, having NEVER done such an important cake. The cake itself is fairly simple however it does require some pipe work. I usually only use royal icing as ‘glue’ to secure...

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Anti gravity cake

Made this cake for my daughter’s birthday.

764 views, 9 by Goreti

Goreti using pics from CD & cropping watermark

Just wanted to give everyone a heads up that this page is posting many cakes from this site. They are not sharing them so no mention on who the decorator is but I recognized a good number of them...

290 views, 0 by westmidlass


Fondant changing colour

Hi this is my first time posting on here and I hope someone can help. I was colouring fondant grey with black food colour for a eeyore cake ,got the right shade and covered the cake and it was fine. The next morning when I checked the cake the...

186 views, 0 by Han Dougan

Need help with silver dust and stencil.

Hi, I really need help here. Does anyone know how to apply silver dust on the stencil? I’m looking through Internet they said used, airbrush, but I don’t use airbrush. 😳. Anyone have any idea how to do apply silver dust on stencil like in the...

262 views, 0 by Missybloop

Prices for cakes

A friend of my grandmother saw some cakes I made and wants me to make a cake for her husbands 50th birthday. She wants to pay me 35 dollars. What do you think is a good price I’ll attach some of my cakes.

455 views, 0 by Fun Fiesta Cakes

Fun Fiesta Cakes

Fondant Disaster

Hello… I hope some of you can shed some light into an unexpected problem I ran into… I purchased a bucket of Carma Massa Ticino fondant for a wedding cake I was making. It had been highly recommended and had great review on line. It was...

441 views, 11 by curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

CakesDecor Gazette: Issue 5.09 / September 2016

OMG I am so excited about this months Gazette. If you have not already seen my interview with the fabulously talented Enrique Rojas then you are seriously missing out this guy is amazing. We are also celebrating the coming to an end of summer...

286 views, 1 by Sarah - Estrele Cakes

Sarah - Estrele Cakes

which oven is best?

Morning! So I am moving back to the uk in June :0 and am starting to try and get organised…. I am currently looking into ovens (i currently have an ariston hotpoint openspace which i love the flexibility of the size but not the lack of...

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Eating your cake

Did anyone have trouble not eating your cake or frosting while making it when starting out? Or is this just me? Lol how do you not eat it?

242 views, 0 by ninjamarycakes

Rustic "Wood" wedding cake help?

I need to make a cake like this, what do you recommend to make it so that the lines in the “bark” are white and the rest are brown?