Cakes & Cake Decorating Forum

58 views, 1 by Salamander1970

Gold dots and fondant!

I am a not a professional cake decorator but do cakes for family and friends. I have been asked by my nephew to make something similar to the attached but am, firstly, unsure how to do the gold dots. Do you think this is gold leaf or dabs of...

447 views, 0 by Shaz

Shaz

Modelling paste goes quite dry and cracks

Hi everyone. I’m new here and a beginner that only took up baking and decorating a few months . I love the sugarpasting part. I’m educating myself as much as I can, and any advice would be welcomed. One question I need answered please. I want...

183 views, 1 by Jennifer

Birthday cake for Diabetic

Has anyone made a birthday cake for a diabetic. I have found a sponge recipe that uses honey instead of sugar so that’s one problem solved. I can also source sugar free jam. My only issue then is the buttercream crumb coat or ganache and then...

132 views, 0 by tyzoone

fun Wedding Topper feedback!!!

Hey all! I’ve been attempting to design a more high quality, stylized and durable wedding topper that I can quickly produce. I’d love it if you wouldn’t mind giving me your feedback! We’d be offering it in a high quality polyresin with varying...

256 views, 0 by Angelic Cakes By Sarah

Angelic Cakes By Sarah

How to fix a very heavy topper to the SIDE of a cake

Hi everyone, I am making a “fishing” cake and have a 25 cm modelling chocolate trout that I need to put on the side of the cake without it ripping out (as if the fish was being pulled out the water). The fish needs to be as realistic as possible...

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

Donna Tokazowski- Cake Hatteras, Hatteras N.C.

What do you with your cake scraps?

I thought I would just start a strand to see some of the many different ways we use up our cake scraps. This is one way I use up my cake scraps! Top them with St

298 views, 0 by Nmorelos

Firefighter who bakes!

Hey! Everyone here at the fire station loves your Instagram! I’m a professional firefighter and a huge fan of your work! I started decorating cakes to help me de-stress from the job, now I love it. Just trying to get my name out there now. ☺️ We...

699 views, 1 by Happenalong

Fondant --icing question

First, let me say that I am very very new to the Cake Decorating world (which I have become obsessed with..lol) and I’m getting a bit confused in regards to using fondant, hence question. Do you cover your cake with icing (buttercream ie), put...

231 views, 0 by Boo1961

Tutorial for pillow cake

Hi, Has anyone else experienced problems viewing the pics that accompany the pillow cake tutorial. All I see is a series of boxes with question marks in them. Tried viewing on iPhone and iPad – no luck!

7,745 views, 0 by Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

My first professional wedding cake - help!

I have my first wedding cake coming up in two weeks – bride wants a fondant covered red velvet/cream cheese frosting cake with red gumpaste flowers cascading down the tiers (very traditional). I am going to finish the cake the night before...

380 views, 0 by Sugar Sweet Cakes

Sugar Sweet Cakes

Metallic chocolate cov strawberrie?

How are they doing these metallic colored strawberries? I just got a request for some.

559 views, 2 by Sugar Sweet Cakes

Sugar Sweet Cakes

Carved road?

Was this cake carved to make the road? If so, would I need to start with a bigger cake like a 10" or 12"? Any links to tutorials would be very helpful also! Or did they carve a separate cake & glued the “road” to the side of an 8" cake? I’m...

252 views, 1 by anabellamor

693 views, 3 by NinoCakes

NinoCakes

Introducing myself

I’m asmaa.. i’m Egyptian.. live in Saudi Arabia.. I’m a passionate cake decorator.. love cake decorating from the bottom of my heart.. hope to be better and achieve high ranks..

449 views, 3 by Cakeicer (Shirley)

Cakeicer (Shirley)

I Had A Great Fall

Shirley Utterback-Wilson June 3 at 8:53am · Here is my Humpty Dumpty story. May 4th, 4 dozen cupcakes baked and iced in fridge waiting for decorartioions next day for Raaainbow community Cincnco de Mayo lununcheon. Sommehow the next morning I...

332 views, 5 by The Rosehip Bakery

The Rosehip Bakery

A beginner's guide to vegan baking!

If you have always wondered how to bake without using eggs and dairy, this blog is for you! I was honoured to be asked to write a blog for Paul Bradford’s website, here it is! Please do ask me questions, happy to help if i can!...

443 views, 14 by Carla Del Sasso

Carla Del Sasso

Hello I'm back

Hello everyone I’ve been back from over 2 wonderful months in Spain with my kids and family and have already missed your nice-fun creations but from now on I’m going to bother you all with my comments, joke and before I went on vacation I have ...

518 views, 13 by Pepper Posh - Carla Rodrigues

Pepper Posh - Carla Rodrigues

Sorry!!!

Sorry for my absence and lack of support for your work. I have not been able to keep everything up to date. I promise that I will have more availability soon and bring news :)

167 views, 0 by Cecilia Lim Foster

Cecilia Lim Foster

Steampunk cake

I was very honoured to be invited to join others in this cool collaboration. I’ve always been sculpting mythical creatures and warriors. First time out of my comfort zone, let me introduce my Steampunk Lion, Tonggor. His original design was half...