Cakes & Cake Decorating Forum

139 views, 1 by nehabakes

Gold drip on cake

Hi, Does anyone have any idea as to how to create these beautiful gold drip, as shown in picture? A close up did reveal that the drip is actually painted on with gold. Was wondering which color can do the job? Would love your inputs, Thanks.

371 views, 1 by Julia Marie Cakes

Julia Marie Cakes

How do you become part of a collaboration?

Hi everyone!! I’m fairly new to the cake decorating business and I have been seeing a lot of cake collaborations recently. My question is, how do you become a part of one? I’d love to work towards one and push myself to do something new....

443 views, 20 by Shell at Spotty Cake Tin

Shell at Spotty Cake Tin

Superhero Collaboration - Baking for SuperJosh

30 Global Bake Artists have come together to create cakes to raise awareness of Joshua Wilson and his SuperJosh charity This Collaboration was put together in to mark the First Anniversary of the passing of a very brave little boy called Joshua...

70 views, 0 by ErikaRandi

Cake stacking question

Hi Everyone! I’m making my 1st tiered fondant cake for a friend’s baby shower. So far it’s coming along nicely, and am preparing to ice and stack the cakes. I was wondering if anyone has ever used those thick stick pretzels (or anything else...

306 views, 6 by Eva Salazar

Eva Salazar


GIVEAWAY ALERT****** Good morning all!! Would you like to have one of these beautiful Chef Coats from and personalize it with your own name?? Its very easy you just have to read the post on my blog and enter in the giveaway....

86 views, 1 by Sweet Things - Cakes by Rebecca

round lego

Is it just me who cant make a round Lego cake. I just cant seem to bring myself to do it. Lego isn’t round or curved its square.. Actually after writing this I realise I may need some help… Maybe I should make one for some kind of therapy…

440 views, 6 by Kizzy's Cakes

Kizzy's Cakes

Learning to say no.

I’m a hobbyist baker. All of my creations are done for friends and family. At one stage I dreamt of doing the whole cake making thing as a business but, when I researched it, I realised I just wasn’t in the right geographical area for that to be...

216 views, 1 by Christopher James

Christopher James

Cake Bust - Jon Snow

Hi friends, I thought after seeing Calli’s fabulous piece from Game of Thrones you might enjoy and be inspired by this YouTube video! Stunning bust cake of Jon Snow (Game of Thrones) by Sheila Haughie

215 views, 0 by Rizna


Hi can some one please tell me how to avoid condensation in fondant? thankyou

237 views, 10 by Jacqueline


so sorry missed all of your cakes

i am sorry i didn’t reply on all of your cakes, i have been to Venice Italie with the love of my life but now at home i will look at them it will take a while untill i replied to all of them so please be patient hahaha have a great day

320 views, 5 by Karen Flude

Karen Flude

Thank you to Yeners Way

Hello everyone xx I just wanted to say how much I appreciate the sharing way that Yeners Way so often post tutorials on CD. Their cakes are always fantastic, the tutorial video’s are always presented so professionally and in a way that’s well...

211 views, 1 by SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

Edible glaze cleaning help!

Hi all, Ive recently glazed a model with pme clear edible glaze, I had to spray some in a small bowl and paint it on in places, but how can I clean this stuff out of my brushes and my bowl……any recommendations???? Thanks guys xx :-)

485 views, 14 by curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

CakesDecor Gazette: Issue 4.11 / November 2015

November Gazette is out with all the top cakes for the month and much , much more so I hope you like it. Remember I am always open for new ideas you all might want to see added in to the gazette. Make sure you send me lots of pics from Cakes...

112 views, 0 by Fun Fiesta Cakes

Fun Fiesta Cakes

Lava Flames on a Cake

Hi, I’ve been asked to do a Star Wars cake, but the client wants “realistic” looking lava around the cake and on top. I first thought of using melted sugar, but it may be too angular and hard – so then I thought about using colored fondant to...

392 views, 0 by Christopher James

Christopher James

Modelling Chocolate - Make or Buy ?

Hi everyone! I have a ‘sculpting’ project coming up soon and need a bit of practice because it’s been a while since I did any in clay! So the question is do I make my own modelling chocolate or buy pre made? If I buy it, which brand and type...

86 views, 0 by camille


strowberry chocolat ganach

Hi Evry one i am looking a bout a good reciep for fondant cake with strowberry chocolat thank you .

267 views, 14 by Prima Cakes Plus

Prima Cakes Plus

Sugar skulls have invaded!!

The sugar skulls collaboration has taken over the homepage. Congrats to all the amazing bakers. Your pieces are all beautiful.

1,465 views, 19 by curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

CakesDecor Gazette: Issue 4.10 / October 2015

The Gazette is out folks with a completely new section talking about my new favorite things as well as highlighting some of the great things that have been happening in the cakey world. I hope you all enjoy it and as always I love hearing your...

215 views, 0 by Magda Martins - Doce Art

Magda Martins - Doce Art

Red Velvet

Hi all! I hope you can help me. I tried different recipes for red velvet cake, but i didn’t like it. first, it looks like a pudding and second it doesn’t stay red red. its very dark red, almost brown. Can you help me please? Thank you.

447 views, 0 by Popsue

Penny bakes

I have just joined Cakes Decor, in awe of so many lovely creations, I live in Somerset, and have been running a credited cakes business for just over two years. I have always made cakes for family friends, but word of mouth and it took off. I...