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Sarah's cakes

Concept/large cake construction

Hi fellow CD’s. I am after some advise please. I shall be hitting the big 40 next year and would like to attempt a concept/large/themed cake. This will be my biggest challenge to date so am already thinking way ahead of time ;0) Would really...

222 views, 0 by Yum Cakes and Treats

Yum Cakes and Treats

Stacked eggless cake-help!

Hi! I need to make a 3 tier eggless wedding cake next month an needed help! I have made eggless cakes before but not a stacked eggless cake. Does anyone have a good recipe an any tips? Thank you! Neena

95 views, 1 by MeNghe Homemade

MeNghe Homemade

Buttercream wreath flowers cake

How to make and decorate a buttercream flowers cake

336 views, 1 by Cakeicer (Shirley)

Cakeicer (Shirley)

Mirror Glaze Cakes

My next project is to learn to do a gelatin mirror glaze cake. I just think they are so pretty, not sure though about the taste or texture. For those who have made these cakes, is there a way to flavor the gelatin glaze? Extracts, seedless jams...

300 views, 0 by Yuri

Yuri

White chocolate ganache, swiss meringue or fondant?

Hi everybody :) I was asked by a friend to make a wedding cake for her but it’s first of its type, I’ve never made such cake before. Therfore I’d like to ask you for a little advice :) I was asked to do a simple white wedding cake with...

177 views, 1 by Rustik Cake Studio

Rustik Cake Studio

Textures and Colors with Jarid Altmark !

I am so glad to have Jarid Altmark @ Rustik Cake Studio on July 8 @ 5pm! this is a Texture and Color Demo and the price is Only $20. there is a couple of seats left if you guys are interested please contact me at 516-661-2865 or just go on my...

348 views, 0 by Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Making friends

Next week I am off to Bellagio, lake Como, one of my favourite places in the world. Am particularly excited as I get to meet up with Katia (Katie Plumcake) for a g and t, or two 😊 and a good catch up again (no doubt lots of cake talk). We met via...

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How to make a moon

Hi everyone! I am new to the site but have been reading a lot of your posts! I have learned so much already! Love this! Ok so I want to put a large full moon on my cake but I am not sure how to achieve the proper coloring or shading. It is...

513 views, 13 by Sugarpixy

Sugarpixy

No Eye for an Eye

Sometimes people hurt us and the natural instinct is to lash out and return the hurt. We must however be very careful as fragile souls are amoungst us. We cannot tell what someone is going through that would cause them to say or do things that...

135 views, 0 by Lovescakesme

Lovescakesme

Tier cakes

Hiya everyone, I love a victoria sponge and i am planning to tier it up. Just wondering if i use dowels it will be safe and i will avoid any sagging and sinking. I have tried a pound cake and a maderia cake but i just find them a lot drier. ...

146 views, 0 by SnoBuny

Adding Sugar crystals to Ice Cream Cake

My daughters 40th birthday is coming up in 2 weeks and she has asked me to make a aqua colored bling cake, full of sparkle for a party. The problem is she only likes ice cream filled cakes which I normally frost in a whip cream base icing. I...

6,978 views, 0 by Radhika

Radhika

Gum paste/ fondant figures

I live in a hot and humid country where it rains often. When I make my figures out of gum paste or 50-50, it takes weeks to firm up. One week after I’ve made all the pieces (head, torso, limbs, clothing….) when I try to assemble the figure, the...

282 views, 0 by Marta Behnke

Marta Behnke

opinion

I’ve been doing cakes since 1,5 year, I like my cakes very much. I think I’ve got own style etc. One of them was shared by McGreevy, that was amazing honour. Could you tell me please if you like my cakes? What should I work on and correct? I’m...

829 views, 7 by curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

Cakesdecor Gazette 5.06 June 2016

This months Gazette is out and as always packed with some gorgeous cakes from our amazing cake family here on Cakedecor. Editorial this month my cause a ripple here or there who knows but I think we need to talk about lots of things in our...

186 views, 0 by Hazel

Hazel

Edible transfer?

Hi everyone, I’m after a bit of advise. I’ve been asked by a friend to do their wedding cake, they’re wanting the Barcelona skyline to go round one of the tiers! The only way I can imagine to do this is to get some kind of edible transfer but I...

174 views, 0 by Bramsley

Newbie using isomalt

Hi everyone. I’m a fairly experienced amateur cake decorator, but a total newbie when it comes to isomalt. I’ve been asked to make a special car-shaped cake that would really need see-through windows, so naturally my thoughts turned to using...

278 views, 1 by Charis

Charis

Ideas for making crystal cheerleading bling?

I am planning a cake with a cheerleading logo on it. In real life the logo is covered in fake crystal bling. Does anyone have an idea how to replicate the bling? Thanks in advance!

998 views, 22 by curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

CakesDecor Gazette Issue 5.05 / May 2016

Omg where is this year going I cannot believe we are in May already. The gazette is once again jam packed full of so many wonderful cakes and collaborations, plus one of the best in our industry the amazing and lovely Dorothy Klerck was kind...

186 views, 0 by Kelly Stevens

Kelly Stevens

To ombre or not to ombre?

Hi everyone :-) Looking for your thoughts on my upcoming cake. A friend has asked me to do a simple 8" cake with buttercream icing and maybe a few flowers. My thought was a single statement flower or a couple grouped together; a fully opened...

365 views, 0 by jmort

ganaching under fondant

I am hesitate to ganache under fondant. I am concerned about adding the taste of chocolate to the cake or the sweetness of white chocolate ganache. What is everyone else’s experience?