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385 views, 5 by The Rosehip Bakery

The Rosehip Bakery

A beginner's guide to vegan baking!

If you have always wondered how to bake without using eggs and dairy, this blog is for you! I was honoured to be asked to write a blog for Paul Bradford’s website, here it is! Please do ask me questions, happy to help if i can!...

497 views, 14 by Carla

Carla

Hello I'm back

Hello everyone I’ve been back from over 2 wonderful months in Spain with my kids and family and have already missed your nice-fun creations but from now on I’m going to bother you all with my comments, joke and before I went on vacation I have ...

591 views, 13 by Pepper Posh - Carla Rodrigues

Pepper Posh - Carla Rodrigues

Sorry!!!

Sorry for my absence and lack of support for your work. I have not been able to keep everything up to date. I promise that I will have more availability soon and bring news :)

203 views, 0 by Cecilia Lim Foster

Cecilia Lim Foster

Steampunk cake

I was very honoured to be invited to join others in this cool collaboration. I’ve always been sculpting mythical creatures and warriors. First time out of my comfort zone, let me introduce my Steampunk Lion, Tonggor. His original design was half...

235 views, 0 by ElisabethLee

Using alcohol for baby shower cake

Hello all! I am making several cakes for a baby shower and each one has several gold details. I typically do this with a bit of vodka mixed with luster dust to add the metalic look, but im a bit concerned about using alcohol in the decorating...

386 views, 0 by kimmi_baby

Help! My cake is separating in the middle!

Hi guys I bought new tins and im attempting a 2 tier cake with a 12" and 10" tin 3" deep. I decided to do a test run of the 12" tin and lucky I did! Something has gone very wrong. I have never made cakes this big. Cake is cooked at 180...

8,021 views, 2 by Smckinney07

What type of Fondant do you use?

I’m wondering what type of fondant everyone uses. More orders are coming in and I simply don’t have time to make my own fondant always. I love Pearl Clay but the Pettinice is too soft without the chocolate (and I think that’s more for decorations...

518 views, 0 by Kitty91

How much would you charge??

How much would you charge someone for this to make? It’s a smash cake. Thanks

399 views, 0 by Katrina

Help needed for a novice who's in too deep!

Hi everyone, I’m new to cake making and only really make them for family, usually my granddaughters birthdays My eldest granddaughter has asked me to make her 1st holy communion cake & has seen a cake online she loves. I’m ok with the...

683 views, 0 by Kitty91

Very dry fondant

What brand of fondant is the best to use? I’ve been using the kind hobby lobby sells which is from sunny side up bakery and it is drying out and cracking before I can even cover my cake within a few minutes! Maybe it’s old? What is the best kind?

530 views, 0 by Karen's Kakery

Karen's Kakery

Whats the best way to attach lots of wired flowers to a Wedding cake?

Hi Cake friends xx I’ve make quite a lot of Wedding cakes, but they tend to be character cakes. But I’ve been asked to make a more traditional Wedding cake which has quite a lot of wired flowers which will cascade down the sides. I’m worried...

441 views, 0 by Sam9

Help - first time cake decorator now thinking I can't do what I want to do!

Hi there! A friend has had to let me down with making a cake for my friends 50th… she couldn’t help it and I understand and I thought I’d rise to the challenge! I came up with my basic idea, which was decorating my cake in psychedelic colours...

299 views, 0 by theresa15

Army SFC Promotion Cake

No bakers in Fort Lee Va area to do a promotion cake in shape of rank….last baker I called said if the rank isn’t round or square they cant do it. really???" Is it something a novice should attempt?

555 views, 11 by BULGARIcAkes

BULGARIcAkes

Thanks!!! :)

😍 Thank you CakesDecor for the evaluation! It’s such an honor to me!!! My first cake in EDITOR’S CHOICE- MAY 11,2017- this left me speechless!😍😍😍You all are great- one big great family!!!

627 views, 13 by Jacqueline

Jacqueline

I am so sorry

Hello to all my cake friends, I am logged in on a friends laptop at the moment. I can’t fave or look at all your cakes because when i open cakesdecor at home it gets blocked :( I hope it will soon be resolved my excuses for not beeing there...

354 views, 1 by Elizabeth

Hi..

Hi…I’m new to this group but have already started njoing watching all the experts work out here…I’ve been baking since years but started decorating only lately…trying to improvise my decorating skills while learning frm u all…Looking fwd to...

452 views, 0 by Kitty91

How much cake for a 12x18 pan

Hi if I have a big 12×18 in. Square pan…how many batches of cake should I make to fill it? I make my cake from scratch and one batch fills a normal square pan. Also will it cook okay? Do you bake it as you normally would? I’m also worried about...

558 views, 1 by Sugar Sweet Cakes

Sugar Sweet Cakes

Birch Wood on buttercream?

How can I do this cake in buttercream? How do you get the brown lines/design in there? I’ve never done this kinda thing on buttercream before. Is it paint or do you smear it in while you’re icing the cake or something else?

461 views, 0 by taniaviolaris

Freezing naked cakes

Hi Guys, I have been asked to make a naked cake for a friend. Do you think it will be ok to pre -bake the cake and freeze? Thanks, Tania