Cake Decorating Tools, Gadgets & Supplies

Forum dedicated to any cake decorating tools, gadgets & supplies questions, tips and suggestions.

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Making a wedding cake for the first time...as a favour!

Hi I’m totally new to all this, I’ve only ever baked cakes for home (basic cakes at that). My niece is having a low key wedding (thank goodness it is low key!) and has asked me to make her wedding cake. Bottom tier – Fruit, Middle & Top –...

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Stand Mixer

Hi. I’ve looked into mixers before and didn’t buy one because I became a bit overwhelmed. I’m in Australia and have only had a hand mixer. So trying to decide what I need, how that fits into brands, watts etc At this stage I only make cakes....

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help! waffer paper cake decorating

Hi everyone, I was asked to do the attached cake, but I don’t know if waffer/rice paper is used and how it is done. Can somebody help me out? …. Thanks so much and I will be eagerly waiting for somebody reply. Adriana

402 views, 1 by Ellie @ Ellie's Elegant Cakery

Ellie @ Ellie's Elegant Cakery

Hiring out cake stands and knives

Hi CD friends. Can I please ask for your opinions on providing / hiring out cake stands and knives to wedding couples. I have been doing wedding cakes for nearly two years now and my couples have always used the cake stands and knives provided by...

459 views, 0 by Giraffe Cakes

Giraffe Cakes

Best UK Fondant

Ok, so I assume that this has been discussed many time before, but….. I would like to know people’s recommendations for good fondant. I, currently just use Tesco roll out. I’ve always liked it, it’s great for small areas on novelty cakes....

181 views, 0 by Kelly Stevens

Kelly Stevens

Alphabet cutters/molds

I always get such good feedback from the forum that I thought I’d post another question to you all. What is your go to alphabet cutter set or mold? I currently have a set of Fat Daddio’s cutters that are quite large, maybe 2" tall so not...

358 views, 1 by Nuria Moragrega - Cake Mistress

Nuria Moragrega - Cake Mistress

Calling all Italians!@!!! and people in hot countries!

I’m being flown to Tuscany to make a wedding cake in June and i’m having a bit of a panic. I cant take everything in my suitcase and i need a plan b. Can anyone recommend me an Italian cake supplier, for boards/boxes/sugarpaste/ganache...

256 views, 0 by SweetByDesign

SweetByDesign

Reusable cake collars?

I just spent an hour cutting parchment collars for this week’s cakes, and I kept thinking there has to be an easier way (other than running out and buying deeper pans). Does anyone know if there is such a thing as a reusable cake collar, and if...

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Help please! What style of cutter?

Could anyone please advise me on what style of cutter would be used to create this look or where to source one? Thanks in advance ☺ x

548 views, 1 by Cakeicer

Cakeicer

Cake Plate Collection

Is anyone else as crazy about cake stands as me? I keep saying I won’t buy any more but then someone comes along with something I just have to have. Here is a link to my collection on Pinterest....

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Baking magazines for sale

I have just put up a collection of 90 + baking mags and cake dec mags on ebay if anyone is interested. Please give me your best offer, PARAMAN1958

400 views, 0 by Kelly Stevens

Kelly Stevens

Best turntable for cake decorating?

Hi all, Just looking for some thoughts on what everyone thinks is the best turntable for decorating cakes. I currently have the Wilton Trim ‘n Turn Ultra Cake Turntable. I purchased it from Michael’s with a half price coupon. At the time...

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Lizzie Bizzie Cakes

Galia Hristova Moulds

Hello, does anybody know whether Galia sells her amazing moulds. I am in the uk. Many thanks x

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Cake Decorating Tips and Bags

Hi – my parents own a bakery and for my final class in business school I am writing a business plan for creating better cake decorating tips and pastry bags. Specifically I am interested in exploring creating better quality cake decorating tips...

392 views, 0 by Joliez

Joliez

Kitchen Mixer? Which One?

This is a hobby for me…with that said…it’s time to do away with my “hand-mixer”…but which mixer do I buy? I prefer products made in the USA…so I see “KitchenAid” has a few models. I really don’t know which one to get…do you have any...

791 views, 17 by jchuck

jchuck

Cool New Tool

This is a great idea!!! Probably pricey, but think of the decorating applications.

1,014 views, 7 by Julia Hardy

Julia Hardy

Squires Exhibition - Update with some Photos

Is anyone going to the Squire’s Exhibition on Friday 13th? I have just booked and it would be lovely to say hello. This is me (with my mate Sharon Wee ;-)). So if you spot me wandering around on my own looking lonely, please come and say...

628 views, 0 by Dominique Ballard

Dominique Ballard

Sheeter! So sorry but I have to brag, I'm about to pop....

WE HAVE A SHEETER! FINALLY! EEEEEKKKKKK!!! ok, done bragging… SORRY! XOXO

302 views, 0 by mandapanda

Closing Dallas Bakery-Selling All Cake Decorating Items

A Dallas Bakery is selling all of our baking equipment. This will include: mixing bowls, pastry bags, pastry tips, cake circles, cake boxes, other cake decorating small wares, and much more! If you are in the Dallas area this weekend looking for...

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Food markers

What are your favorite food markers?