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Sweet Confections by Karen

Need help! Question about a book cake.

I am making a book cake this weekend and I need some help. My inspiration is based on the children’s book “Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus” I am going to bring the pigeon to life as he will be busting through the top of the book. Does anyone...

24 views, 0 by Jac

Jac

urgent request for birthday cake on 31/7/2015 Houston

Hi everyone, I have a request for birthday cake on 31/7/2015, Houston. But I am residing in Singapore. Anyone keen to take the order? Please check the following link for details or you are welcome to response to the conversation. ...

268 views, 3 by Kelly Stevens

Kelly Stevens

Pie inside a cake - my review

About two weeks ago I posed the question had anyone tried baking a pie inside a cake. I didn’t receive a whole lot of feedback. I’m not sure if people just hadn’t tried it to be able to comment or if the topic was just not of interest to...

32 views, 0 by Mrs Robinson's Cakes

Mrs Robinson's Cakes

Dowel chocolate biscuit cake? Advice please!

Hi everyone, I’m keeping my fingers crossed that someone on here is kind enough to help me out…! I’ve got a 3 tier wedding cake order for Fri – the base tier is choc biscuit cake, middle is white choc & top is carrot. Obviously I would...

158 views, 3 by Sensational Sugar Art by Sarah Lou

Sensational Sugar Art by Sarah Lou

Be careful what you wish for ;-)

Hi everyone, Sorry I’ve been a bit quiet on here recently :-(, I have tried to keep up to date with everyone’s new cakes, so sorry if I’ve missed any :-(. Life has been a little mad recently! As anyone who read my profile on here knows, I...

113 views, 0 by Minna Abraham

Minna Abraham

Hi guys

Hi guys,I’m an ameture Baker just started my home baking 4 months back.plz see my cake and help me out how to improve to take this serious as my future career.Thanks in advance😊

301 views, 6 by Christine Kerr

Christine Kerr

Chocolate work

Hi all, here are a few photos of some of my chocolate work. I have done some marbled shards one one wedding cake, plain white chocolate shards for another, and another popular choice is a chocolate box. These are hollow inside, and you fill them...

222 views, 0 by Kendra's Country Bakery

Kendra's Country Bakery

MSG vs. Gluten Free

Hello everyone, I have a new client and she is requesting an MSG free wedding cake. I’m trying to find out what it is that I have to avoid in my baking ingredients, but it’s been a little harder finding info than I thought… Has anyone had to...

390 views, 0 by Kelly Stevens

Kelly Stevens

Pie inside a cake?

So I want to make a cake for one of the students in our lab & I’d like to do something different. I won’t have a lot of time to decorate the cake & make it all fancy so was thinking maybe I could try making the cake itself different. I...

215 views, 0 by lizzyla

Milk chocolate ganache

Has anyone added 70% cocoa chocolate to white chocolate ganache to hopefully get more of a milk chocolate ganache. If so how did it work out regarding taste and consistency. I find white choc ganache a tad waxy but am covering some childrens...

270 views, 1 by Sweet Confections by Karen

Sweet Confections by Karen

Help! Which edible gold do I need?

I am a little confused as to which kind of edible gold to use on my cakes and flowers to give it a beautiful shimmer and shine. I got the Wilton airbrush gold color to spray a bow I made but, I was highly disappointed with the color. Can you...

685 views, 1 by Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Roo's Little Cake Parlour

What skills would you like to improve?

I am often overwhelmed by the range of expertise on CD. There are so many who have honed their skills to such a high level. I have decided to focus on improving my figure modelling, flower making and building up my royal icing piping skills. I...

358 views, 0 by Sweet Confections by Karen

Sweet Confections by Karen

Cake filling "HELP PLEASE"

I have a client that wants a cake filled with a custard filling (like the Krispy Kreme custard filling) I have only been decorticating for 5 months and I have never used a custard filling only buttercream. 1st , does anyone have a good recipe?...

506 views, 8 by Daantje

Daantje

See everything!

Helloo lovely people Just want to let you now that i can see all the lovely cakes but i can’t comment because here in Spain ( on holiday :-). ) the wifi is soo bad! When i post this it takes forever to load it soo i catch up when i am home!! ...

349 views, 0 by Angel

Angel

Anyone Have a Gravity-Defying Cake Tutorial!?

I would love to try one, but I have no idea where to even start!

267 views, 0 by Alf

Soaking a "ball" cake

Hello, I am no expert. I just enjoy baking for the family and some friends. I am baking (or attempting to) a bowling ball cake for granddaughter. I used a dense buttery recipe and was wondering if I can soak it with a syrup. I normally make...

331 views, 0 by Angiescakes

Help with teapot cake

Hello all, I made a teapot cake before by the time it was delivered the spout was falling off. I put a dowel in the spout and shoved it in as far as the board between the 2 cakes. Any suggestions? I need to make another one for end of month. ...

252 views, 0 by Margie

Sand texture

I would like to apply a slight sand texture to a beach cake. I don’t want brown sugar or graham crumbs, I have seen somewhere cakes which look like sand on the tiers. My thinking was that they dabbed Royal icing on the tier to create this...

495 views, 2 by Karen Flude

Karen Flude

Gluten free flours

Hi Guys, I’ve been asked to make a Gluten free/dairy free carrot cake for a birthday. Does anyone have a really light and moist carrot cake recipe they’re willing to share please? Also, on the subject of GF flours, what do you find is the...

419 views, 0 by Chris Jones

Chris Jones

Need help with design

I need ideas for a cake design! the client has asked me to create a Halloween AND Christmas theme – on one cake! (She just doesn’t want ‘gore’ like Bad Santa). Any ideas would be greatly appreciated!!