Cakes & Cake Decorating Forum

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baby shower cake

I am helping with my daughters baby shower, since I am the “baker” of the group, and so-so skilled at decorating cakes, I need some cake ideas, my daughter doesn’t like fondant or butter cream icing, so I figure I would be safe with cream cheese...

653 views, 0 by George's Bakes

George's Bakes

Recipe for milk choc cake :/

Hi. I am hoping someone can help me. I have been asked to make a milk choc cake for a christening. This is to be stacked and so needs to take weight of fondant and upper tier! I can’t seem to find any that are light enough in taste. My choc cake...

5,372 views, 0 by jennifer20

Fondant/Gumpaste Coffe Mug/Cup & Saucer

Hi All….I thought making a fondant coffee mug/cup & saucer for the top of a coffee fanatics cake would be fairly easy! I have been trying to find some tutorials on this but only came across one which I wasn;t that happy with….can anyone...

715 views, 0 by queen_vida

I need a cake done this week for A stilist cosmetologist.

Hi this is Iliana valdez from san leandro ca my 43 birthday is saturday and i’m really trying to find a good cake designer someone who has skills i need the best and cutest cake for mom contact me through here please thanks

2,114 views, 2 by helenlouise

helenlouise

lace

hi i have just bought the powder and a mat to make the lace for around my cake but can anyone tell me if you can make it the day before i decorate it as i will need to make two and they take 3 hours to set ?

2,530 views, 0 by jennifer20

Airbrushing Advice for Silver colour

Hi all…if wanting to attain a silver colour when airbrushing say something like the presentation board (or anything really for that matter)..would you more experienced cakers out there colour your fondant say a grey colour first or just spray...

725 views, 1 by Livy

Livy

Rusted effect : how to ?

Hi, Does anybody know how I could get a rusted effect ? I would like to make vintage locks and keys using gumpaste … Thank you so so much !!! L.

953 views, 0 by Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Competition Advice

I have just sent the entry for my first ever competition eeeek, can some of you experienced competition lovely people offer me some advice as I have never even been a visitor to a cake show so I have no Idea what is involved. Thank you xx

1,171 views, 1 by Charlotte

Charlotte

Storing sugar flowers

Hello, I’m about to make some sugar flowers (roses) using flower paste and am confused over the best way to store them once done? I’ve read complete opposite opinions. Some say keep them in a cardboard box, therefore not airtight. Some say keep...

1,450 views, 0 by maddiebee

Vintage Lace Wedding Cake

How much would you charge to do the top three tiers of this cake?

1,240 views, 1 by SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

Cake Pops

Hi everyone, I had a load of cake offcuts left this week, so I decided to make my first cake pops. The birds usually get them! Ive mixed vanilla cake with dark choc ganache and its come out really well, but I have buckets of the stuff! Ive rolled...

1,440 views, 0 by Courtney

How to make a cake that looks like it's falling over

Hello! I am new to this site, and am looking for some advice on how to get my son’s birthday cake just right! I am doing a 3 tier cake, and am wanting them to all be slanting the same way (kind of like a topsy turvy cake, but all slanting the...

962 views, 0 by cakey2

I need a mold or ideas

I am trying to have a cake made for a law school graduation and would like lady justice as a topper. The bakery says they don’t have to tools to make and would have to order a chocolate statue in bulk. Can anyone help me with this?

1,178 views, 0 by SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

Standard is Rising!

Is it just me or does the standard of cakes being posted seem to be getting better on here by the day! Ive now got so many faves because I just have to fave a stunning cake. Especially tonight, there have been some sublime cakes posted. It makes...

1,003 views, 0 by Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Some Advice would be greatly appreciated please for first 3D carved project

This week I am about to embark on my first 3D cake of a cat, I have carved a flat horse head but never done anything carved 3D. It has to travel from Dorset to Yorkshire (a long way). Do I need to support it with a pole inside or anything if so...

4,890 views, 1 by Yum Cakes and Treats

Yum Cakes and Treats

Wedding Cake for $200 to feed 250

Outrageous right?! That’s the request I got this evening from my neighbour’s fiancée. She wants me to make her a cake to feed 250 people for $200! Any suggestions? I’m thinking 3 tier simple buttercream roses with perhaps bands of diamond bling...

3,418 views, 0 by Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Top tier wedding cake saved for a christening cake a dying tradition?

Has anyone ever iced a fruit cake saved from a wedding cake to then be made into a Christening cake for their first child? This used to be the tradition but not so many people have fruit cake these days so it maybe a dying one. I have...

791 views, 0 by Justine

Justine

Stuck on a birthday cake...

Hey everyone, I need some help. My step-son has requested a VW Bug, Zombie apocalypse cake for his 12th birthday here in about two weeks. Problem is he doesn’t even know how he wants it to work and I am beyond clueless. Does anyone have even the...

715 views, 0 by Perfect Party Cakes (Sharon Ward)

Perfect Party Cakes (Sharon Ward)

Sugarpaste cracking?

Hi everyone. I’ve made a lovely Cadburys purple color icing but I’m worried it might crack when I cover the cake as I’ve obviously added a lot of colour. I think I’ve read somewhere about adding glycerine? Has anybody got any recommendations?...

5,368 views, 0 by Rita's Cakes

Rita's Cakes

Minecraft Sword Help

My friend is want a minecraft cake. For the cake topper she is wanting the minecraft sword. Any advice on how I should make it. She wants in out of fondant. LoL I need all the help I can get.thanks so much