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3,343 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...

776 views, 0 by 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...

704 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?...

5,283 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

1,048 views, 0 by Kittyscuquis


Hi everyone, new to the site.

Hi everyone, I’m new here and I think I should start by introduce myself. My name is Tamara and I’m from Spain (Madrid), when cake decorating is becoming a passion for many people like me. I’ve been baking and decorating cakes for 2 years (or...

981 views, 0 by inspiratacakes


Modelling faces

Hi, I’d really like to get better at modelling people and especially their faces. Can anyone point me in the direction of some good tutorials- could Google but end up with so many I don’t know where to start and would rather have ‘tried and...

653 views, 0 by Redhead

Victoria Sponge Cake

Hello, please have a look at my Victoria Sponge Cake Recipe Demonstration. I make a simple cake with a raspberry jam and buttercream filling. Thank you for watching. Please subscribe to my channel and like my video.

1,062 views, 0 by Tianas tasty treats

Tianas tasty treats

Need help with a tank tutorial

Hi all! I’m new here :) I have an Abrams tank cake due next wee and all the tutorials I have found are the wrong shape. Can anyone help? Here’s a pic

713 views, 0 by Katy Pearce

Best roll out icing?

Hi, I’m looking to bulk buy my roll out icing. Can anyone recommend any good brand that gives a great finish on your cakes? Thanks Katy X

30,931 views, 0 by Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

Cake Designing/Sketching Software?

Does anyone know of a good cake designing software for pc’s for computer illiterate people like myself? Something easy to draw with? thank you!

1,161 views, 0 by classinacake (ina)

classinacake (ina)

Adult size gumpaste converse high top tutorial/ template

I’m looking to make a high top converse boot ( big size) out of gumpaste for on top of a cake . I have seen a template and tutorial on you tube but it’s very small. Is there anything like cutter sets I could use? Thanks

557 views, 0 by Baby cakes by amber

Baby cakes by amber

What is the difference between merinque buttercream and simple buttercream

I’m confused on the difference between the 2 and when to use them i was talk merinque is for the final coating on a straight butter cream cake and regular butter cream is for piping and flowers and ect

875 views, 0 by Baby cakes by amber

Baby cakes by amber

Is it cheaper to make cake from scratch or but cake mix

I’m a new baker and want to find the cheapest way possible to start my cake buisness and I have been wondering is it cheaper to make a cake from scratch or to buy cake mix and what kind of cakes should I offer on my menu

543 views, 0 by Baby cakes by amber

Baby cakes by amber

Looking for the perfect buttercream recipe

So I’m a beginner at this and am going to be askin for all the tricks you fabulous bakers use so I’ve been trying to find the perfect butter cream recipe and the only thing I’m finding is the regular icing recipes and I can’t get them fluffy...

611 views, 0 by Baby cakes by amber

Baby cakes by amber

How do I find my targeted market

I’m 23 and jus recently woke up one day and said this is wut I want to do I have a passion for baking and a passion for arts and crafts so as I’m on this journey of learning I want to begin my buisness were do I start so far my friends have put...

15,396 views, 0 by Baby cakes by amber

Baby cakes by amber

How to I make skin color fondant

So I’m doing.a baby shower cAke for a boy well they want it to be camo and ontop the cake they want a nest wit a baby in it and I need to kno wut icing gel colors to mix to create a skin color for the baby this is a pic of wut they want the top...

1,705 views, 0 by Lisa Salerno

Lisa Salerno

It's just cake !

Hi everyone x I really just wanted to let someone know about what just happened to me and I’m pretty sure you are the only people that may understand . I was approached by someone who had seen one if my cakes (the snooker table ) via a link here...

364 views, 0 by Baby cakes by amber

Baby cakes by amber

Looking for a fabulousness cake recipe

I’m new to the whole cake buisness and I need all the help I can get can someone please help me and let me have there fabulousness cake recipe there most popular cake recipe

4,073 views, 0 by Rita's Cakes

Rita's Cakes

Any tips For decorating a buttercream cake with fondant decorations?

My twins birthday is this weekend and I was wanting to do a buttercream cake instead of a fondant cake. I’ve always done fondant. Im very nevous about doing a all buttercream cake with fondant decorations. Stepping out of my comfort zone lol Any...