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265 views, 0 by Angel

Angel

Question on Edible Lace

Hey cake people! I was wondering if anyone had ever attempted to add tylose or CMC to the edible lace powder before mixing and moulding it? I normally let it dry in front of a fan rather than baking it, and I’ve had fantastic results with soft,...

335 views, 0 by Prima Cakes Plus

Prima Cakes Plus

Cake Supply Rental Idea

So I was thinking it would be cool if there was somewhere you can rent cake supplies. I have a cake to do for the end of the month and really needed the Fishnet Mat from Cake Lace. I hemmed and hawed about buying it for this one cake since it...

474 views, 0 by Sarah's cakes

Sarah's cakes

Some advice please!

Hello fellow cake lovers! I am still learning the self taught art of cake decorating. For my next project I am looking to work on my sugar flowers, eek! Please advise whether it is worth making my own flower paste/gumpaste or just buy ready...

199 views, 0 by Brother

Gift Ideas for a Cake Decorator

My sister decorates cakes as a hobby and I would like to give her a gift. She’s been at it for about two years now, so she has a lot of the basic stuff. She got a rather nice cake set last year (I don’t know what is in those beyond some sort of...

530 views, 0 by Zedders

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 –...

656 views, 0 by Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Problems with cake lace

Can anyone give me some pointers as to what I am doing wrong. I have followed the instructions to the letter, but my cake lace is really brittle and shatters when I try to remove it from the mould. This product is not cheap and I am wasting so...

380 views, 0 by Give & Bake

Give & Bake

Give & Bake August 2015

Hello Throughout August we are hosting Give & Bake, a simple fundraising idea asking people to get together with their friends, family and colleagues for some tea and cake to raise money to support Leonard Cheshire Disability, including our...

436 views, 0 by flavilicious

All baking Pans??Type of Oven?type of fridge?

hello guys,i live in Italy,but iam willing to buy great baking pans from anywhere really,that woill lat me years and years…….can anyone. recommend me a good place? or do i have to be picking each one in different websites? and since iam just...

410 views, 0 by Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Photos on Cakes Decor, how do you get the bigger ones as you scroll down?

Hello, can anyone help me. Some cakes I view on here seem to have their cake pictures in large format as I scroll down the screen to read the comments how do achieve this? At the moment you have to click on my little pictures to view my other...

1,298 views, 1 by Rosa

Rosa

The Mat

Hi…..I was wondering if anyone else has been experiencing the same problem I have with “The Mat”. I have bought 2 so far and have the same problem……After awhile of using it, its gets “waves” it no longer lays flat! Its like it stretches out. Does...

456 views, 0 by Reemkq

i'm looking for square cutter for small pieces

Hi, I am looking for square cutter for dates. You can see the picture that I attached for the exact size that I am looking for. Any help! This is a date not a cake

371 views, 1 by Prima Cakes Plus

Prima Cakes Plus

I Need Edible Printer Calibration Help

I just bought my first edible printer. A canon mg5520 and I noticed when I made a copy of a picture it was a lot different in color. I looked in the manual for the printer and did not see anything about calibration. Does anyone know if edible...

428 views, 0 by maymayscakes

what tip should i use?

What tip shouldi use to get this look??

304 views, 0 by Marilo Flores

Marilo Flores

Pasteles de ensueño in English

Number 1 in Spain magazine creative pastry. Now in English! http://pastelesdeensueno.net/categoria-producto/pasteles-de-ensueno-en-ingles/

241 views, 0 by MishDecorate

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....

294 views, 0 by Adriana D'Albora

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

573 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...

690 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....

237 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...

445 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...