Cakes & Cake Decorating Forum

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Simply Superb Cakes

Fondant Debate

Hi Everyone, I am new to this site so please forgive me if this question has already been addressed. I have been using Satin Ice fondant and more often than not I get the horrible elephant skin, which just drives me bonkers! I heard good...

1,179 views, 1 by Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

2nd Prize at The Big Cake Show!!

I was so happy to find out that I one second prize at The Big Cake Show in Exeter over the weekend. This was my first ever competition so I am feeling proud. There were some brilliant cakes there and I had a great day with my Mum. If you would...

1,428 views, 0 by Margocakes

Kermit the frog from fondant

I’m trying to find a good tutorial on how to make a kermit from fondant, anyone found “kermit”? Thanks in advance. M

863 views, 0 by The Custom Cakery

The Custom Cakery

Brush embroidery

Hello. I’ve been looking at various tutorials on brush embroidery and have seen royal icing, buttercream and watered down sugarpaste all used. Any advice on the different mediums? Which do you prefer?

2,618 views, 0 by Baby cakes by amber

Baby cakes by amber

How to write on cakes

I have a birthday cake coming up and I have horrible hand writing how do I got about writing on the cake??? Plzzzz help

500 views, 0 by Redhead

Spicy Fudge Tray Bake Recipe

Hello, this is my recipe demonstration for a Spicy Fudge Tray Bake. It’s a new recipe that I have tried and it tastes lovely. I’d just like to share the recipe with everyone. Please let me know what you think. Please subscribe to my channel and...

708 views, 1 by Bistra Dean

Bistra Dean

I need a nice , realistic gold color...

Hi ladies , I hope any of you can help me with advice on a nice gold color. I found a few but they all have that unpleasant oringy , dark gold effect . I am looking for a color like the gold color used in this cookies and will be very...

1,103 views, 0 by Justine


Wedding cake debate...

Hey everyone. So my wedding is next summer and there is a big debate on who will be doing the cake. We’re planning a budget wedding ($10,000 or less) and I say that to help save money I will do the cake. It’s going to be just a simple cake,...

2,634 views, 0 by jan14grands


Double barrel cake

Would three 6" tiers stacked together be called a double barrel cake, and I’d like to know if I can just stack all three layers together filled with buttercream, or do I need to have any supports ? Thanks for helping me :)

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Hi all, I’d just like to introduce myself. My name’s Jenny and I’m a cake decorator from Edinburgh, Scotland. :D I’m looking forward to cake chat and some feedback.

693 views, 0 by Lyn


Totally in awe

Well ladies and gents I would just like to say that C.D is fabulous. I am totally in awe of the amazing talent that is out there ! While I am only a hobbyist decorator I do not feel embarrassed to share my work here as everyone is so...

760 views, 0 by Redhead

Clock Cake - Novelty National Daylight Saving Cake

Hello, this is my National Daylight Saving Clock Cake. It was a random novelty idea that I had and it was really fun to make. I’m really happy with the finished cake. Don’t forget to change your clocks. Please take a look at my video and...

714 views, 0 by Kara


Cake Contest

I’m running a cake contest on my blog, grand prize is an Agbay cake leveler…For details go to It should be fun to see what people come up with, and you can...

1,080 views, 0 by marley

Red velvet cake

Hi I am stuck, again. I have now been asked to make the top tier of a weding cake in red velvet with cream cheese and white chocolate frosting, this then has to be covered in fondant and large flowerpaste roses. What I wanted to know is how early...

541 views, 0 by cakealicious77


Chocolate whipped cream

Hi everyone, I have two questions. Does chocolate whipped cream frosting need to be refrigerated? And can you put fondant cupcake toppers on top of the chocolate whipped cream frosting? Thankyou :-)

903 views, 1 by Inspired by Cake - Vanessa

Inspired by Cake - Vanessa

Help out an Aussie Tourist in the UK

Hi All, I have just checked the calendar and in a little over two weeks I will be leaving Australia and heading over to England, Ireland and Scotland for a month….. does anyone have any little cake treasure troves you know about that will be a...

1,108 views, 0 by marley

Please help, fruit cake !!

Hi does anyone have a really good fruit cake recipe please? . I need asap, I have been asked to make a wedding cake last minute for a couple who have been let down. They want the bottom tier as a 12 inch fruit cake. I have made fruit cake before...

1,102 views, 3 by raffaella moccia

raffaella moccia


I love flowers so I try to imitate them in gum paste, I dedicate my roses to all of you

924 views, 0 by Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

The Big Cake Show!

Hello Is anyone going to this event starting this Friday in Exeter (UK), and any of you entering the competition? Hope to meet some more cakey friends. I will be there on the Friday with my mum I have to drive from Shaftesbury in Dorset which is...

1,169 views, 1 by Scrummy Mummy's Cakes

Scrummy Mummy's Cakes

Help with butterflies

Hi everyone, I would like to be able to make these butterflies. I think they are made from petal paste (possibly pastillage) and then piped with a boarder of royal icing and flood iced which is dragged to create the pattern. I would...