Cakes & Cake Decorating Forum

290 views, 1 by Misssbond

Piping lettering

Hi all, I’m after some advice on how to pipe lettering on to the side of a cake. I recently had to resort to cutting out letters from fondant. It was a tall cake so I couldn’t tilt it much for fear of it toppling! Any tutorials or advice would...

85 views, 0 by Graham Cook

Graham Cook

Silver & Gold

Can anyone advise me on how to get a bright sparkly gold and silver colour on gumpaste items. Have tried several different dusts and edible paints but the silvers looks rather grey and the golds. just not as bright as I would like.

137 views, 1 by Sugar Sweet Cakes

Sugar Sweet Cakes

Tye Dye air brush?

I’m new to air brushing & someone requested this tye dye cake. Is there a website I could go to that has a tutorial on doing air brushing like this?

125 views, 0 by noovennocake

Hollowed out Tier?!

Hi Everyone! My first ever post, would really like some help out how to achieve a hollowed out tier like the following here: I have a rough idea in my head but am not entirely sure. Would love to hear your advice before trying to attempt...

250 views, 0 by farii

How to use Gumpaste Like fondant?

I’ve posted here previously about if Gumpaste or fondant would work for a clam shell cake I’m going to be making. Now I know some people said I can use gumpaste. This is my plan. I bought 2 lbs worth of gumpaste from Hobby Lobby yesterday, I hope...

160 views, 0 by AWG Hobby Cakes

AWG Hobby Cakes

Daily top 15

I’ve noticed today that most of the top 15 cakes have been there for well over 24 hours.. Going on 36 on some… Thought they dissappear after 24h!?

2,112 views, 2 by SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

best white choc u.k?

Hi everyone, im hoping to make a white choc ganache tier on a cake and wondered if anyone knows the best brand of white chocolate to make it with, here in england. I want the whitest one I can find, as ive always used chocolate that is quite...

271 views, 0 by farii

Huge fondant/gumpaste clam shell? Is this possible?

Ok so my mom found this beauty for me . My sisters birthday is coming up soon and I’m doing a “30s elegant little mermaid” cake for her. Anyways, I want to make this a huge clam. The bottom of the “clam” I’m going to bake in the mold but the...

282 views, 1 by Michelle Kupsa

Birthday Cake , Super Mario

Hello lovelys! My name is Michelle and come from Austria! I’m looking forward to being here! I want to show you my super Mario Cake!

238 views, 0 by Janez

The best way to make the backdrop on Art Deco cake?

Hi all is anyone able to provide any advice on what would be the best way to make the backdrop on this cake? Many thanks jane

183 views, 1 by las tortas de Xime

las tortas de Xime

Alicia en el país de las maravillas

*Alicia en el país de las maravillas *

195 views, 0 by GGirl

GGirl

Small oven!

Hey guys I just wanted advice from someone who bakes using a small oven. I can only fit one cake at a time. What happens when you need to make tiered cakes? Do you use a commercial kitchen or still just use your own? Let me know please

233 views, 0 by GGirl

GGirl

Ready made or home made?

I just wanted some advice… since baking and decorating can take up a lot of time I was wondering if bakers sometimes use ready made sauces and buttercream instead of starting from scratch? I wanted to buy a ready made buttercream because it’s...

579 views, 0 by mgbaker

Help us to design the perfect cake decorating kit for you! plus a cool BONUS

UPDATE: Hi guys, so it took us a while, but our cake decorating kit JUST LAUNCHED on amazon.com! And as promised, we emailed to all survey participants, who helped us design the perfect cake decorating kit, a 30% off coupon code. Thank you so...

201 views, 0 by mrmath

How do they make the entremét chocolate garnishes?

I’ve been caking for a while now (feel free to check out my instagram here!) and right now I’m trying out the world of entremét cakes. Instagram has exploded the last year with all these entremét makers (most of them seem to be from Russia). ...

190 views, 0 by GateauAtelier

Looking for a cake artist in Zurich Switzerland

Hello, Im a cake decorator fron México and Im looking for someone in Zurich for making a birthday present to a very dear friend in Zurich, Switzerland. Thank you very much!

246 views, 0 by Dis Sweet Delights

Dis Sweet Delights

Wood grain effect - how to do

Hi. I have not made cakes for a few years now due to a back injury. My daughter in law has asked me to make her baby shower cake and lives this wood effect. Could anyone tell me how to get this effect .Thank you in advance.

496 views, 0 by Karen's Kakery

Karen's Kakery

Can anyone tell me about Thun cakes

Hello, over the years I’ve seen some beautiful cakes on here that are described as ‘Thun’ cakes. They always look like they are a traditional style and have some sort of history to them. I’ve googled ‘Thun’ and lots of examples come up but no...

220 views, 0 by Elizabeth

Keeping my pears flat

Does anyone know how I can keep my pears and apples flat while drying them out? They keep warping 😩

624 views, 1 by kmac

How was this cake designed?

I found this cake on Pinterest. The design, like many others like it is unique. Can someone tell me how this was designed. Was it done with an icing tip?