Cakes & Cake Decorating Forum

287 views, 0 by Tiny_Chef

Quick cake questionnaire

Hello my name is Tia, i am a year 12 student and i am doing a research task on cake decorating. it would be great if you could answer this very quick questionnaire in the comments below. Thank you so much in advance :) - What sort of questions...

544 views, 1 by Angel Rushing

Angel Rushing

Setting up a big outdoor summer wedding cake

I know it’s still winter but I was contacted about making a 6 tier wedding cake this summer and the reception will be outside. Im worried about the cake getting too hot or melting. Is there anyway to rig a huge box around it with ice or...

386 views, 0 by Angel Rushing

Angel Rushing

Covering a cake competely with sugar sheet

I have been given this picture by a bride..It looks to me like this is a camo printed sugar sheet. If it is, how do I cover the cake with it…I’ve only used them on the sides or top but never the whole cake. I don’t see any seams on the edge of...

493 views, 1 by curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

Is anyone else having trouble sharing CD posts to FB business page?

I usually try to share one or 2 times a day to my FB business page a few of the cakes that get posted here on CD. But the last 2 weeks or so it will not allow me to post to my business page directly anymore, just my personal page. If anyone else...

483 views, 3 by Hemu basu

Hemu basu

I need your support!

I’m one of the finalist in pretty witty cake competition!! Please friends I need your support to win me this competition ( public voting) Please please vote for me !! Thank you so much 😘 You can vote for me in these two given links !...

515 views, 0 by Meema cakes

Cake topper question: put them on a base together or keeping them separated?

I made bride and groom cake toppers and I have them separated, not together on a base. The bride stands sturdy because of her skirt, and the groom stands sturdy because of a dowel. I’d like to hear the pros and cons of putting them on a base...

332 views, 0 by Kendra's Country Bakery

Kendra's Country Bakery

Holding a Cake Decorating Class

We have recently been asked to hold a cake decorating class, however we have never done one and we are unsure how to charge for something like this. If any of you fantastic cake makers have any information on how you charge for something like...

459 views, 0 by Missybloop

Would 10in and 9in hearts look good? Please help

I’m trying to make a 2 teir heart cake for my sister in laws birthday. But all I could get ahold of is a 10in pan and a 9 in pan. Will that look fine or should I search for a 6 in one?

534 views, 0 by CaroK

Making hops with sugarpaste

I’m designing my daughter’s wedding cake, and as part of the decoration, she’d like hops (her fiance is seriously into brewing). I’ve found hop leaf veiners, but not sure if making the hops themselves out of sugarpaste will be possible. Any...

254 views, 0 by Cara27

Buttercream and Ganache Timings

Hi all, First post and not sure how to search the forum on my phone, so forgive me if this has been asked before. I’m pretty new to cake decorating, this is only cake number 3 or 4, but I’m a perfectionist! In previous cakes, I’ve had a...

329 views, 0 by Cakernewbie

Gum paste flowers

Hi, I’m designing my son’s wedding cake and an having a lot of trouble with wiring my petals. The floral wire is constantly poking out of the petals when I’m trying to attach them to the flower. I’ve tried several different ways of inserting the...

278 views, 0 by mammamarycakes

Fondant layering (not sure what to call it)

I am making a cake with two tiers. Each tier is covered with two different colors of fondant that is like scalloped with a piped string of fondant separating the two colors. Not sure how to accomplish this without just wrapping the bottom...

2,639 views, 8 by curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

CakesDecor Gazette: Issue 5.02 / February 2016

So many wonderful cakes were posted in January so make sure you catch up on which ones were your top pics for the month as well as cake decorator of the week. We also celebrated with Icing smiles for their 10 000 cake milestone with a gorgeous...

943 views, 0 by Julia Marie Cakes

Julia Marie Cakes

Delivering a 5 tier cake

Good morning everyone! I hope you are all doing well! I have my first ever 5 tiered wedding cake coming up soon, for my brother’s wedding. I would really like to deliver the cake in one piece, as they really want a cascade of sugar flowers...

628 views, 0 by Nikki's Cakes

Cake Master video tutorials

Hi, I just wondered if anyone knew what had happened to this company? I purchased a couple of tutorials a while ago, I went to watch one yesterday and their website is no longer active! Has anyone else been affected by this and if so, have you...

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TenderCakes by António Cruz

Hello, Visit my page TenderCakes by António Cruz on Facebook and enjoy. Best regards.

381 views, 1 by Kassie

Kassie

Tennis racquet topper

Hi, does anyone know how to make the tiny tennis rackets (or where to buy (order) them ready made (in Europe) ? A good friend of mine asked my to make these for her son, who’s crazy about tennis. As I’m relatively new amateur in the cake...

708 views, 0 by Cakeicer (Shirley)

Cakeicer (Shirley)

Cake Lace Or Sugar Lace?

I just received my order of cake lace that I want to use for a wedding cake next month. Having never used it I have a few questions to those who are familiar with this product. I know it dries flexible, but is it hard to the bite like royal...

3,365 views, 17 by curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

Cakesdecor Gazette Issue 5.01 / January 2016

I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas and New year and are hitting this new year full steam ahead. This month in the gazette we cover some of the amazing collabs that came out last month along with a wonderful interview with the amazingly...