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Basket handle mess ups :-(

I made my first basket cake yesterday. I was worried about the weaving but that actually wasn’t too bad. The handle on the other had was a pain. I tried many different ways and they didn’t work. Please any advise would be gratefully recieved. :-)...

829 views, 0 by jan14grands


Christmas Cake Contest

I’m wondering when we find out who won this contest? I haven’t seen any results…

942 views, 0 by jan14grands


Modeling chocolate

I have not made or used modeling chocolate yet, but I want to give it a try. I know it’s melted chocolate and karo syrup, but I don’t know how much of each. Can someone please help me? Thanks!

766 views, 0 by SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

OMG! Christmas comp so hard to choose!

Hi guys, ive just spent about 4 hours trying to narrow down what cakes to choose for my 5 fave! Wrote a list to start with and it had about 50 on it that I liked! Had some real problems getting it down to 5, the standard of cakes on here is...

438 views, 0 by Happy


Faux Cakes

Does anyone know if or where you can buy faux cakes already covered in fondant? Sometimes I’m in a rush and it would be nice to have some on hand already covered so I can just add decorations. Someone said Decopac had them, but I can’t find...

538 views, 0 by scc

587 views, 0 by Katescakes


Help finding back issue of magazine

I am trying to find issue 114 of Squires Kitchen cake and sugarcraft magazine from Autumn 2011. I need to access Deborah Hwang’s Cath Kidston inspired cake project or even a scan of it if anyone can help? Thanks. :)

2,780 views, 0 by Karen's Kakery

Karen's Kakery

Making a large square cake in a domestic oven

Hello my lovely cake friends xx I’m hoping you might be able to help me with a problem I have. I’ve been asked to make a cake that will measure 16" square, but I only have a domestic oven which isn’t going to be deep enough for me to be able to...

733 views, 0 by Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Disney's Belle

I have been asked to make a cake with a Belle figure. I must admit, am rather intimidated by this as don’t want to end up with one of those horror story faces. Has anyone got any tips please, would really appreciate it. Many thanks. Roo x

40,110 views, 0 by Scrummy Mummy's Cakes

Scrummy Mummy's Cakes

Naked wedding cake tips

I have been asked to make a 4 tier naked wedding cake and after hours of trolling through the internet I have not really managed to find very much info, just loads of lovely pics and forums about how quickly they dry out. Has anyone on here made...

1,151 views, 0 by miettes


Calling in some ideas... please!

Hi all, I am asked to make a cake for a gentleman who is turning 60 and who is also a judge… No fondant cover, just chocolate ganache as the finish look. And since I am a novice at modelling with sugar, I don’t think I can do elaborate sugar...

1,691 views, 2 by cleo

Tea - pot and cup cake

Hi everyone. Can someone send me a tutorial on a tea pot and cup with sauce cake. I have a client who need this and i don’t know how to do it. Please help. God bless you all

795 views, 0 by Rita's Cakes

Rita's Cakes

What type of fondant is the best?

I have always made MMF. I do everything with it. Like covering cakes and small figures,decorations for a cake. Just want to know if their is something better to use.

848 views, 0 by smitam


Great Gatsby Theme

Hi all, someone wants me to make a great gatsby themed cake for them. A small one…Just 6 inches. They wanted a girl in a fringe dress and a guy in a tuxedo….has anyone seen anything similar from where I can draw inspiration? Many thanks! Smita

345 views, 0 by Mrd

White frosting

Can anyone give me any tips on whitening frosting apart from Wilton whitener as it 5.00 per pot. Can’t se to get blue frosting is more mint green thanks guys

1,054 views, 3 by Joanne Wieneke

Joanne Wieneke

useful Info on Legal use of Disney characters

Iam sharing you a link i came across . I find this very informative because as a cake decorator i have been approached so many million times to make a disney themed cake or sugar piece . Disney is disney and i am aware that there must be a law...

478 views, 0 by Nichola


100 people ??????

Hi cake makers how big a cake would i need to feed 100 people, square or rectangle please.

380 views, 0 by cakecanvasbakery


Ideas and inspiration.

Hello guys. Only recently joined this site. If anyone has any ideas or inspiration on what to bake they would like me to do. Leave a comment and I’ll see what I can bake up for you:D…

529 views, 0 by cakecanvasbakery


new to the site!!

Hello. Ive just joined this site. Already loving it. Theres lots of amazing cakes on here!! :D.. ive just finished making my first checkered cake, so fingers crossed its worked.

954 views, 0 by The Custom Cakery

The Custom Cakery

All muddled up?...

Is it just me or is the top 15 having an off day?… Some cakes with lots of faves are lower down and vice versa. All beautiful cakes mind you! Can’t decide if I’m going do-lally (entirely possible!)