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392 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...

272 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...

416 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...

160 views, 0 by Funbaker

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...

611 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...

187 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. ...

206 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...

7,274 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...

333 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...

969 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...

231 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...

227 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...

324 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!

1,140 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...

222 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...

471 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?

285 views, 0 by Fun Fiesta Cakes

Fun Fiesta Cakes

Dairy free recipes

Hi, I’m in need of a good dairy free cake recipe and a dairy free ganache recipe. I’ve never baked dairy free and want to make a good cake for my client. I would appreciate any assistance from all of bakers. Regards,

176 views, 0 by Iced Images Cakes (Karen Ker)

Iced Images Cakes (Karen Ker)

Flower tutorials for Delphiniums, crespedia flowers, stocks & senecio

Hi does any one know any books or tutorials for the following flowers:- Delphiniums, crespedia flowers, stocks & senecio. Struggling to find anything! Many thanks K x

219 views, 0 by ticketyboo

Prince of Persia cake

Hi my name is Niki , I have a customer asking for a prince of Persia castle cake , and cupcakes ,I have looked for ideas on the internet but no one seems to of created one as anyone got any ideas for me please Thank you Niki

131 views, 0 by Akshaya

Cakes and decorating classes in anaheim,california

Hi all, do we have any cake decorating sessions in anaheim, california. …