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17,065 views, 1 by kayla

How to make a peacock body

Any ideas on how to make the body of a peacock from gum paste

985 views, 0 by HimaliPatel

HimaliPatel

Which cake will you prefer on christmas party?

Christmas is coming after two months so i started the preparation of the Christmas. i have arrange a party at my house on that day. but little bit confuse regarding cake.i do not understand which cake i will arrange on that day. so guys as per...

1,070 views, 0 by Jeff

Bewildered Father

I have an unusual request/topic. My daughter wants to go to school for Pastry Arts. We hope to open a specialty cake business in PA or SC way off in the future. There is a lot I could tell you about future plans but for now we need advice....

1,458 views, 0 by Raewyn Read Cake Design

Raewyn Read Cake Design

Have you met up with any of your fabulous cake friends?

I would love you all to share your stories and pictures of meetings you have had with the cake friends you have made online :)

1,392 views, 0 by Prima Cakes and Cookies - Jennifer

Prima Cakes and Cookies - Jennifer

Great American Cake Show

Is anyone heading to the Great American Cake Show on 10/19 – 20? I would love to meet up with fellow cakers if anyone was interested. Let me know I will be there all weekend since I am entering a cake.

1,911 views, 1 by Toni (White Crafty Cakes)

Toni (White Crafty Cakes)

Are you a procrastinator?

I am such a big procrastinator! In fact, I seem to get my best work done when I am under pressure! Right now I should be working on a cake, but here I am on CakesDecor checking out everyone’s lovely work. Anyone else a big procrastinator, or...

934 views, 0 by Caroline

Caroline

Entering a local show

Hi everyone, Im new to Cakes Decor and this is my first forum topic so please forgive me if this has been asked a thousand times before. There’s a spring fair in town next weekend and they have a cake baking competition. I thought it might be...

898 views, 0 by HimaliPatel

HimaliPatel

Carrot Cake Recipe

Today we have a commonly loved and baked dessert consisting of carrots. Mommy reads out stories where bunnies love carrots and when moms bake them it is easy to feed a child with them along with dessert. Ingrediants: 1. 250 gms or 2-3 cups of...

4,270 views, 0 by MzCuteCupcakes

Hennessy Bottle Cake

A friend of miness would like me to make her a 3D Hennessy liquor bottle I’ve made the 2D version (laying down) but I dont know what size cakes to start with and how to go from there. She needs it to feed about 20 people, so what size cakes...

1,637 views, 0 by Rachel

Rachel

2 Tiers

Newbie here… I am making my first 2 tiered cake this weekend. It’s for an outdoor party, so I wont really have access to much at the destination. I’m just wondering, do you guys usually bring them to places unstacked, or do you stack them at...

1,652 views, 0 by Mark

Mark

Wire frame for posing figures Help

Hi everyone, I need some help I’m looking for the best thing to use for moulding gumpaste around for poseable figures, I want something fairly thick fir the fondant to stick to, I’ve seen on cake boss on tv they use a brown wired material does...

1,860 views, 0 by MRose

Cmc or tylose

Whats the difference between cmc and tylose. Does anyone make their own gum paste? Does any one have a good recipe to share?

1,149 views, 0 by Prima Cakes and Cookies - Jennifer

Prima Cakes and Cookies - Jennifer

Glow in the Dark

A while ago I saw a food network challenge where Kaysie Lackey made her cake glow in the dark. I can’t remember what she used to do it. I want to try to make a cake glow in a few months and was wondering if anyone remembered or knew how to make...

1,015 views, 0 by SupermansGG

Superman Fortress Cake

How do you make the strips of white chocolate for the Superman Fortress of Steel Cake? What size pans should I use? I’ve never done this before but I love the cake and want to make it for my grandson’s birthday.

1,292 views, 0 by SSCreations

SSCreations

How do you deal with family who orders novelty cakes from another person?

I was wondering if anyone can share their experiences and if anyone can help me not take it to heart. I just really sad about it at the moment. Cake decorating is a hobby of mine, it’s my canvas. It is never about the money. I attended my...

919 views, 0 by Chenai Pise

Chenai Pise

Can i let my best friend down?

Hello everyone, my best friend wants me to make a cake for her wedding. My big worry is that, it is my first time to bake a weddings cake; I do birthday cakes for small number of people. Her wedding has about 300 guests and the wedding is on 14...

1,025 views, 0 by Mollie

Mollie

I do not like the taste of my butter meringue frosting.

So I made my first butter meringue frosting wan was really excited. I made it exactly like the instructions and it turned out looking great, except I hated the taste. IMO the frosting does not taste good because it has too much butter. I love the...

817 views, 0 by Cupcake Delight

Cupcake Delight

Help needed

Hi I am new to cakes decor . I was wandering if anyone had any tips, as I don’t really know what I’m doing. I have posted a couple of pictures of my work on here and have received some lovely comments. How do I reply to a comment? I am looking...

1,255 views, 0 by Paul Delaney of Delaneys cakes

Paul Delaney of Delaneys cakes

Auckland

I’m heading to Aukland NZ tomorrow does anyone know of any good cake decorating shops there, worth visiting?

1,215 views, 0 by Yvonne Beesley

Yvonne Beesley

Isomalt Fail

Hi there. I bought Squires Kitchen Isomalt Nibs for the first time last week. I wanted something special to go on an ‘underwater’ themed cake I had been working on. I followed the instructions to the letter, pouring the melted Isomalt...