Cakes & Cake Decorating Forum

15 views, 0 by Jeanette Becker (The German Cakesmith)

Jeanette Becker (The German Cakesmith)

New trend? Decorated Sponge numbers

The picture is not mine!! Can anyone of you tell me what they are made of? One lady said on FB this is sponge cake. How are they baked? Are they baked in special tins or are they cut? I see a lot of FB posts about them and I’m so curious...

241 views, 1 by Sugar Sweet Cakes

Sugar Sweet Cakes

Glow in the dark cake?

Someone asked me if I could make a glow in the dark cake, like this one… how are they getting the fondant to glow under the blacklight?

276 views, 1 by cakemodel

chocolate tempering

hello, what would be the best way to temper chocolate (for every kind of chocolate) so it wouldn’t crystallized so quick (or at all)? what kind of choclate would be the best to use ? thank you

428 views, 1 by Jayden348

Jayden348

Judging a Cake By It's Picture

Ok guys, It’s been a busy baking season and I am just now getting around to the billions of things on my to do list! One of those is a strange question for you all that has been bugging the heck out of me! Ack! I am having trouble looking at...

256 views, 0 by cakemodel

primer&skin tones

hello everyone, does anyone know of any kind of substence that could be used as a primer for fondant- before or after printing on it so the paint wouldn’t “bleed” under the fondant or make it darker when being left at room temp or in the ...

259 views, 0 by cakemodel

primer

hello all, i was wondering if any of you could please recommend on a good (preferebly white)primer to use on sugar paste or pondant so when im coloring it the color wouldn’t get inside the coverage? i hope im being clear enough… would really...

375 views, 0 by The Garden Baker

The Garden Baker

"theater " cake

Hi. I’ve recently seen quite a few “theater style” cakes on CakesDecor. Not quite sure if that is what they are called. Most have what looks like a real cake on top of the “theater”. Could someone either explain how this is done or put me in...

336 views, 0 by cakemodel

What fondant recipe would be the best?

Hello all, im new in the cake decorating field and i was wondering what would be the best fondant reciepe for me? i need it the be firm and yet flexible. and after it’s ready, when can i start use it? what would be the best way to flatten it?...

323 views, 2 by Donna Tokazowski- Cake Hatteras, Hatteras N.C.

Donna Tokazowski- Cake Hatteras, Hatteras N.C.

HUGE Sale at Craftsy.com

Craftsy.com is having a huge sale of classes and cake supplies. I have no affiliation with the website, I’m just sharing the joy of finding cake classes for cheap! Have an awesome day! www.craftsy.com

353 views, 1 by Cakeicer (Shirley)

Cakeicer (Shirley)

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

An oldie but goody and apparently she won’t be coming to our dinner this year either. “Martha Stewart will not be dining with us this Thanksgiving. I’m telling you in advance, so don’t act surprised. Since Ms. Stewart won’t be coming, I’ve made...

232 views, 0 by Bakers joint

Myself

Am Mrs philipa Osei from ghana a wife and a mother of three children and I really love baking so looking forward to be a professional cake decorator

329 views, 5 by Cakeicer (Shirley)

Cakeicer (Shirley)

BLOWN ISOMALT BUBBLES

Not sure what category this should be in, it is neither cake nor gumpaste but blown sugar (Isomalt) bubbles I made today. The yellowish one has a small flickering candle LED light inside, the brighter one a white LED light. I will use the...

346 views, 0 by Jayden348

Jayden348

Royal Icing Buildings & Structures

Good Morning Everyone! Recently I have been absolutely fascinated by the cakers who are able to build castles, churches, gazebos, boxes and other really beautiful structures with royal icing panels. I have been looking for templates that I can...

264 views, 0 by Frank427

Looking For A Part Time Cake Decorator

Hi There! I am looking to partner up with a Cake Decorator part time, someone who can provide me with decorated fake cakes a few times per month. We are located in the Dallas-Fort Worth Texas area. The cakes would range in difficulty and...

262 views, 0 by Jayden348

Jayden348

New Baker

Hello! I am a passionate home baker turning into a home baker business very recently. I’m so excited about learning new techniques and broadening my skill sets! My grandmother owned her own bakery doing wedding cakes, pies, cookies and birthday...

330 views, 0 by Jayden348

Jayden348

Fake Flowers & Branches on Cakes

Hello Everyone! So, having read some of your previous wisdom on the topic of adding fake decorations to cakes, I have seen a little bit on other threads about food safety, and washing fake decorations. I’ve also seen a little bit about not...

372 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.

387 views, 14 by Sweet Dreams by Heba Elalfy

Sweet Dreams by Heba Elalfy

My absence

Hello everyone :) I’m sorry I wasn’t able to support so many of you here in the last few days, and missed lots of your posts. I hosted Marta Torres for a few days in my house as we had some cookie decorating classes here, in Saint Cloud, Florida....

308 views, 0 by Debbie Shrimpton

Debbie Shrimpton

Wedding cakes

Hi there I’m getting married next year and I’ve seen a lovely purple and white teal cake just wondered how much is was and if I can get any help with it. Many thanks Debbie Shrimpton