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1,574 views, 0 by Laura Loukaides

Laura Loukaides

What to do....

Hi everyone, I’m a little confused at the moment. You see, I need to try out some new techniques on my cakes but I can’t actually keep the cake, if that makes sense… no… no that didn’t make sense… Okay, I want to try out some new recipes and...

1,520 views, 0 by Allways Julez

Allways Julez

RESPECT IN SOCIAL MEDIA

OK… I am a “live and let live” kind of girl. I might be seen as a bit of a fence sitter… I just don’t feel strongly about many things, to bother taking sides. If I don’t have any ideas, on how to make things better, I generally just “but out”....

1,762 views, 0 by Galina

Galina

Shiny Fondand

Hi guys I am trying to figure out how to make my fondant shine. Is there a special finish I can use? Any advise? thank you

730 views, 0 by Novel-T Cakes

Novel-T Cakes

time out

So I was really looking forward to a break after the run up to Christmas madness, as I’m sure many of us were. So after 4 icing sugar free days…I’m in withdrawel! I’m amazed at what an addiction this cakey thing is! I can’t wait to getastuck in...

1,124 views, 0 by Sreeja -The Cake Addict

Sreeja -The Cake Addict

Need help in standing figurine

Dear Cake decorators, I am planning to make a standing ‘Upsy Daisy’ cake for my daughters B day. She is very crazy about ‘In the night Garden’. If I make legs with fondant and give support only to legs, will it stand the weight of cake (the...

864 views, 0 by cakealicious77

cakealicious77

Whipping or double cream?

Hi everybody, so I would like to start using ganache to start covering my cakes. I’ve tried to make it in the past with double cream, the results wasn’t what I’d expected lol So I just wanted to know what do you guys prefer using with your...

1,051 views, 0 by TLC

TLC

Help with fondant flowers on a buttercream cake

I hope that someone can help-I want to make a two tier BC cake and put some florist paste/gumpaste roses on it. How do I attach them and are they likely to wilt? If it is for a wedding will they last all day?? Tia!

1,160 views, 0 by Allways Julez

Allways Julez

Silver leaf...taste?

I have yet to have a go, at applying silver leaf to a cake…. there are plenty of tutorials around. My question is… how does it affect flavour and the palette? If you’ve ever had a bit of food, which has been served up, with a little bit of...

1,050 views, 0 by Galina

Galina

MAKING an ice

Hi everyone and Happy Holidays! I want to make an ice rink. Whats the best way to do it besides piping gel. I can never get piping gel smooth enough to look like ice. Thank you

1,069 views, 0 by Sugarpixy

Sugarpixy

Christmas Cakes and Other Christmas Sugar Items

I so loved seeing all the wonderful Christmas sugar creations! Starting with Bake a Christmas Wish!! The huge display of creativity and skill was so impressive!! I hope that you all had a wonderful day and got some rest!!xxx

1,260 views, 0 by Toni (White Crafty Cakes)

Toni (White Crafty Cakes)

Cake Related Christmas Gifts

Merry Christmas to all of my wonderful friends on Cakes Decor. Did any of you get any exciting cake related Christmas gifts this year? My daughter really surprised me with my gift. She is going to take me to my very first cake show. It’s The...

886 views, 0 by LINDA

LINDA

SIAMESE CAT

HI EVERYONE AND A MERRY CHRISTMAS COULD ANYONE HELP? I AM MAD ON SIAMESE CATS AND I WOULD LOVE TO SCULPT ONE,I HAVE A SIAMESE OF MY OWN ,BUT DONT KNOW WERE TO START ANY ADVICE WOULD BE GREAT THANK YOU

1,336 views, 0 by Galina

Galina

Braided effect

Hi I am trying to figure out how to make fondant look like braided basket. I found this video on YouTube, woman is using this pressure tool that makes fondant look like this: Any one have any advise Please see picture, its not...

1,378 views, 0 by Galina

Galina

colored fondant

Hi guys How do you get bright green or blue ( dark, royal blue)? I use Wilton fondant and gel colors. When trying to color green or blue I get pale shades. Do you buy colored fondant, if yes, which brand, or maybe there is another colors I...

843 views, 0 by LINDA

LINDA

ganache

Hi everyone Just joined, i would like some advice would i be able to put fresh raspberries and raspberry jam in the middle of my cake, and ganache it? Any advice would be great

1,147 views, 0 by Prima Cakes and Cookies - Jennifer

Prima Cakes and Cookies - Jennifer

I need white chocolate ganache help

I usually only make milk chocolate ganache and decided to cover my dummies in white chocolate to get a smooth finish before I put my fondant on. I think this may have been a mistake. The white chocolate was hardening before I could smooth it...

1,110 views, 0 by rach7

rach7

beer mug!

hello to all !…i really need to know as to how i can get the frost look on a beer mug cake……can sumone help me with this ? …… thank you to all !regards rachel

901 views, 0 by Galina

Galina

Problem Loading pics

Need your help When i am loading cake pics they show up sideways. Any idea how to fix it? Thank you

2,045 views, 0 by Fun Fiesta Cakes

Fun Fiesta Cakes

Drum Set Cake - Electric Guitar

Hi, An organization I belong to has asked me to make a musical cake for a little boy who’s affected by sickle cell anemia. He will be turning 10 years old at the end of December. I was thinking of making a cake with a drum set topper, but...

2,188 views, 0 by MarksCakes

Best way to cover 3D dog cake.

Hi guys, I’m starting my first 3D dog cake tomorrow based on a Wauzer. Here is a pic of a Wauzer… I’ve purchased a Jem 234 and Jem 235 large grass piping nozzles. I’ve also got the standard small one. My question is…. Once the dog...