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643 views, 2 by Ellie @ Ellie's Elegant Cakery

Ellie @ Ellie's Elegant Cakery

Edible gems

Hello cakey friends, I am hoping someone can please give me some advice concerning edible gems. I have a wedding cake coming up and I know the gel gems are not recommended as they dull and melt into the icing. The only thing I can think to do...

571 views, 0 by Sweet Confections by Karen

Sweet Confections by Karen

Help please!! Cake recipes

I started creating cakes this past February. I found some semi- homemade cake recipes on the Internet. Which, my clients seems to like. (Cake mix, four, sugar, sour cream, etc) Being a newbie, I got a lot of cake pans that are 2in deep. I am not...

422 views, 0 by fairytalecakes

Margarita cake

Hi! I’m new to the forum and need some help. My sons girlfriend has ask me to make her 21st. Birthday cake and she wants it to be a margarita! I really want to be able to surprise her with this came but need thoughts, suggestions,tips, on now to...

499 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. ...

399 views, 0 by Divine Bakes

Divine Bakes

Getting back to seeing your lovely cakes :)

Evening All, I’ve not been on for a while so I’m going to spend this evening looking through your lovely cakes :) The notifications are in the 100s ;) Laurra xx

369 views, 0 by MishDecorate

Help - Recipes

Hi, I’m still new at cake making decorating. The two I’ve made have been both Catherine Ruehle’s gluten free chocolate cake with chocolate ganache then covered in fondant. I’m making a 2 tiered 80’s cake with as well as a separate cake...

450 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...

378 views, 0 by Sweet Confections by Karen

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 out the top of the book. Does anyone have...

327 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...

338 views, 0 by CakeGirl19

Starting A Cake Bakery

Hi I am starting up a cake bakery so I can spent more time with my family and make some money, if anyone could fill out this suvery for me and share it on their social media it will be a completely masive help, thank you all....

296 views, 0 by 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. ...

222 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😊

426 views, 7 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...

328 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...

468 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...

314 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...

367 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...

809 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...

435 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?...

569 views, 8 by 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!! ...