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910 views, 0 by beasweet

beasweet

Life size shoe

If any one has a decent shoe template and want to share it I will appreciate it.. With the first order I had to improvise and cut a sole from a store bought inner sole etc. I have not had a chance to make a better shoe ….

1,114 views, 0 by Paula

Octonaut pod

Hi can anyone give me advice on how to make octonaut pod please I am making 9 inch round cake and want to make pod to sit on top I’ve made some characters I thought about making it out of rkt and moulding it or to make cake instead help ! Thank...

920 views, 1 by alexeiv

alexeiv

Carved recipe

Hi everyone. Im trying to find some cake recipe but good for carving. The last one was good but tooooo dense and it weights a lot. Thanks everyone

1,167 views, 0 by Copcakes

Copcakes

Cake board help

Hello! I have decorated a lovely cake for a very good friend’s birthday this evening, and I used a cardboard cake board. Of course the oils in the icing have stained the board. What can I do to make it look better? It’s not a huge deal since its...

840 views, 0 by Paula

Cake Club trying to start one in Sacramento.

I tried this a while back but those that were interested didn’t actually commit. There are cake clubs everywhere but in our area Sacramento, would love to get one started. I travel to texas to their cake club events, san diego, oregon. But here...

12,563 views, 0 by Michelle

Michelle

Water for a swimming pool cake

Question: I have a cake order coming up for a swimming pool birthday cake. This will be swimming pool with lane lines floating in water. Any ideas on what to use for the water. I was thinking colored piping gell, but since I have never tried or...

2,928 views, 0 by Tanya Peila

HELP! how to make brown fondant

I have white and ivory fondant and I what to make chocolate brown WITHOUT using chocolate. It is for a lemon cake so chocolate really won’t go with the flavor. I can make a nice taupe with brown and black. Any suggestions???

979 views, 0 by Beth

Beth

Hello

Hi everyone, I’m new so thought I’d say hello! I’ve been in business for just over a year, though I’ve been baking for friends and family for years. I work around my full time job so I’ve got my glamorous assistant AKA mum hooked on all thing...

1,662 views, 0 by Minibigcake

Minibigcake

How to make a Turbo Cake - Disney Movie

i need help to make a 3D cake of Turbo – Disney Movie Someone have any suggestions? Thank you

2,135 views, 1 by miettes

miettes

Ganache trick?

Hello all, (and thanks in advance for your help :-) Is there something I could do to make ganache look all uniform in color once it sets on a cake, if I want to leave it as is (a raw look)… When it dries, the color is no longer uniform, so...

10,075 views, 0 by Yaneri

Yaneri

Applying Fondant

Ok, so my routine of cake decorating is, I put my buttercream cakes in the refrigerator over nite. I get up super early next morning at 630. Take the cakes out of the refrigerator. I start gathering my supplies. I start to roll out my...

702 views, 0 by Le Torte di Marisa

Le Torte di Marisa

Come fa una torta ad arrivare nelle top 15

Salve a tutti…sono nuova e mi piacerebbe sapere come funziona…come fa una torta ad arrivare nelle top 15? sarei molto contenta se qualcuno vorrà aiutarmi a capire ..grazie :-)

5,419 views, 0 by Crys

Crys

Fondant Figurines are cracking

I am a self taught when it comes to making figurines. I made my first Ariel figurine, and I was rather proud at how she came out. I let her set up over night beofre i finish adding any details, and when I checked her, she had cracking and crease...

5,878 views, 0 by Zoe's Fancy Cakes

Zoe's Fancy Cakes

Icing a tall cake ..urgent help needed :(

Hi all, I very stupidly said I would make a wedding cake for a friends wedding (which is tomorrow) I’m just trying to ice the bottom tier which is 6 inches tall ( I realsie I should have practiced before telling her I could do it!) I’m...

959 views, 0 by Michelle

Michelle

Watermarks!

Please, Please, Please put watermarks on your photos. Let people know who made that cake! In todays digital age people will copy and use your cake photos.

3,520 views, 0 by Koek Krummels

Koek Krummels

DRAGON WEDDING CAKE

Hello my fellow cake decorating friends! I have a huge problem that I created for myself. I sais yes to a cake I dont know how to make. If anyone can give me some advise on how to. I will appreciate it. It is a Dragon wedding cake. ...

795 views, 0 by Bee Siang

Bee Siang

How to handle humidity to get perfectly dry petals

Hi everyone, I need some advices on how to get perfectly dry petals for sugar flowers. I’ve already added cmc and cornstarch, even store the petals in an air-con room. None works well. Is there any tool/machine to get rid of the humidity?...

1,013 views, 0 by cakesofdesire

cakesofdesire

Delivery charges

Generally I don’t charge for delivery , but this one is over 40 miles and it is a very large cake to set up , so any ideas on how much I should charge please .

1,636 views, 0 by cosybakes

cosybakes

Balancing Figures

Hello cake decorators! I’ve been having the urge to make balancing figurines (on top of each other, on a ball, etc.) but don’t know where to start. Are the figures supported by thick wires or sticks? Any tips would be appreciated! :)

714 views, 0 by sft

purse and sagging

Hey all. Why when I make a purse cake does the fondant I cover it with droop at the very bottom? It continues sliding for a while too. I usually decorate it right after I cover it because I am usually stamping letters etc on it. Any answers would...