Cakes & Cake Decorating Forum

96 views, 0 by cakemodel

primer

hello all, i was wondering if any of you could please recommend on a good (preferebly white)primer to use on sugar paste or pondant so when im coloring it the color wouldn’t get inside the coverage? i hope im being clear enough… would really...

194 views, 0 by The Garden Baker

The Garden Baker

"theater " cake

Hi. I’ve recently seen quite a few “theater style” cakes on CakesDecor. Not quite sure if that is what they are called. Most have what looks like a real cake on top of the “theater”. Could someone either explain how this is done or put me in...

209 views, 0 by cakemodel

What fondant recipe would be the best?

Hello all, im new in the cake decorating field and i was wondering what would be the best fondant reciepe for me? i need it the be firm and yet flexible. and after it’s ready, when can i start use it? what would be the best way to flatten it?...

251 views, 2 by Donna Tokazowski- Cake Hatteras, Hatteras N.C.

Donna Tokazowski- Cake Hatteras, Hatteras N.C.

HUGE Sale at Craftsy.com

Craftsy.com is having a huge sale of classes and cake supplies. I have no affiliation with the website, I’m just sharing the joy of finding cake classes for cheap! Have an awesome day! www.craftsy.com

280 views, 1 by Cakeicer (Shirley)

Cakeicer (Shirley)

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

An oldie but goody and apparently she won’t be coming to our dinner this year either. “Martha Stewart will not be dining with us this Thanksgiving. I’m telling you in advance, so don’t act surprised. Since Ms. Stewart won’t be coming, I’ve made...

183 views, 0 by Bakers joint

Myself

Am Mrs philipa Osei from ghana a wife and a mother of three children and I really love baking so looking forward to be a professional cake decorator

265 views, 5 by Cakeicer (Shirley)

Cakeicer (Shirley)

BLOWN ISOMALT BUBBLES

Not sure what category this should be in, it is neither cake nor gumpaste but blown sugar (Isomalt) bubbles I made today. The yellowish one has a small flickering candle LED light inside, the brighter one a white LED light. I will use the...

250 views, 0 by Jayden348

Jayden348

Royal Icing Buildings & Structures

Good Morning Everyone! Recently I have been absolutely fascinated by the cakers who are able to build castles, churches, gazebos, boxes and other really beautiful structures with royal icing panels. I have been looking for templates that I can...

211 views, 0 by Frank427

Looking For A Part Time Cake Decorator

Hi There! I am looking to partner up with a Cake Decorator part time, someone who can provide me with decorated fake cakes a few times per month. We are located in the Dallas-Fort Worth Texas area. The cakes would range in difficulty and...

191 views, 0 by Jayden348

Jayden348

New Baker

Hello! I am a passionate home baker turning into a home baker business very recently. I’m so excited about learning new techniques and broadening my skill sets! My grandmother owned her own bakery doing wedding cakes, pies, cookies and birthday...

280 views, 0 by Jayden348

Jayden348

Fake Flowers & Branches on Cakes

Hello Everyone! So, having read some of your previous wisdom on the topic of adding fake decorations to cakes, I have seen a little bit on other threads about food safety, and washing fake decorations. I’ve also seen a little bit about not...

336 views, 0 by Graham Cook

Graham Cook

Silver & Gold

Can anyone advise me on how to get a bright sparkly gold and silver colour on gumpaste items. Have tried several different dusts and edible paints but the silvers looks rather grey and the golds. just not as bright as I would like.

347 views, 14 by Sweet Dreams by Heba Elalfy

Sweet Dreams by Heba Elalfy

My absence

Hello everyone :) I’m sorry I wasn’t able to support so many of you here in the last few days, and missed lots of your posts. I hosted Marta Torres for a few days in my house as we had some cookie decorating classes here, in Saint Cloud, Florida....

274 views, 0 by Debbie Shrimpton

Debbie Shrimpton

Wedding cakes

Hi there I’m getting married next year and I’ve seen a lovely purple and white teal cake just wondered how much is was and if I can get any help with it. Many thanks Debbie Shrimpton

545 views, 1 by Misssbond

Piping lettering

Hi all, I’m after some advice on how to pipe lettering on to the side of a cake. I recently had to resort to cutting out letters from fondant. It was a tall cake so I couldn’t tilt it much for fear of it toppling! Any tutorials or advice would...

269 views, 1 by Sugar Sweet Cakes

Sugar Sweet Cakes

Tye Dye air brush?

I’m new to air brushing & someone requested this tye dye cake. Is there a website I could go to that has a tutorial on doing air brushing like this?

236 views, 0 by noovennocake

Hollowed out Tier?!

Hi Everyone! My first ever post, would really like some help out how to achieve a hollowed out tier like the following here: I have a rough idea in my head but am not entirely sure. Would love to hear your advice before trying to attempt...

349 views, 0 by farii

How to use Gumpaste Like fondant?

I’ve posted here previously about if Gumpaste or fondant would work for a clam shell cake I’m going to be making. Now I know some people said I can use gumpaste. This is my plan. I bought 2 lbs worth of gumpaste from Hobby Lobby yesterday, I hope...

214 views, 0 by AWG Hobby Cakes

AWG Hobby Cakes

Daily top 15

I’ve noticed today that most of the top 15 cakes have been there for well over 24 hours.. Going on 36 on some… Thought they dissappear after 24h!?