Cakes & Cake Decorating Forum

506 views, 1 by kim

kim

piping chocolate

Hi everyone I am new here and a begginer to the world of cake decorating I am making a chocolate cake covered with chocolate and wanting to pipe a shell border around the top and bottom of the cake like you can with royal icing i have tried...

266 views, 0 by Missybloop

Baby bump.cake

I’m trying to make a baby bump cake for my sister in law. I saw one on YouTube but the bowl I haven’t doesn’t look like hers do you think this bowl will work fine for the bump part? Or should I buy a new bowl? https://youtu.be/U8_WSorzeyU

966 views, 0 by Mr Baker's Cakes

Mr Baker's Cakes

Which Brand of Modelling Chocolate?

Hi everyone, Sorry if I’m repeating something that has been asked before, but a quick search didn’t reveal anything. Normally, if I need to use modelling chocolate I make it myself, but I have a couple of big projects coming up and would...

731 views, 0 by Icing to Slicing

Icing to Slicing

Stacking a 6 tier tall wedding cake.

I never worry usually when stacking and transporting a cake, but this one does have a little stressed to say the least :( The bottom tier is a 12inch round 6inch depth maderia cake so quite firm, second tier is 10 inch round 3 inch depth, the ...

348 views, 0 by Dimitra Koniosi Markou

Dimitra Koniosi Markou

Hello everyone!!!!

Hello artists!!! I’m a cake designer from Greece/Hellas,my name is Dimitra or Demi for those who prefer it and i’m very glad i got in Cakes Decor big happy family!!!Nice to meet you all!!

527 views, 0 by Cakelady1129

Attaching a “basket” to a hot air balloon cake pop. Suggestions?

I have to attach a “basket” to a hot air balloon cake pop. Suggestions? I thought of rolling out modeling chocolate since that’s what the basket is made out of but they are really small and rolling out that many (4 per) that small would be...

727 views, 0 by chezzascakes

Modelling an elderly couple

Hi my name is chezza and I’m in Perth and I’m asking for your help. I’m creating a diamond wedding anniv cake and i want to make the special couple sitting on a garden bench smiling and holding hands. I’m struggling with the facial features and...

626 views, 1 by Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Real flowers on a cake

Hi all. A customer has asked for a naked cake with a teapot on top and real flowers cascading down to a teacup on the board. I am trying to figure out how to achieve the effect with real flowers, ie how to wire them, prepare them to stop them...

272 views, 0 by ashlee

keeping my cake fresh

Hi all, first post here so please be kind!! I am looking for some advise on keeping my cake fresh. I’m making a coconut cake for a family members birthday however we are all going on holiday and need to take the cake with me already made. We...

726 views, 1 by Sweet Fusion Cakes (Anjuna)

Sweet Fusion Cakes (Anjuna)

Very First Cake on the Home Page!!

Doing a happy dance this morning!! I have made it to the Home Page, for the first time. Thank you to everyone that commented and fav’d and to everyone who follows my page. xx

614 views, 0 by Sarah's cakes

Sarah's cakes

Advise please - big hotel cake project

Hi fellow CD’s I have been asked to recreate a local hotel in cake!!!! I’m a home baker and only make 5-6 novelty cakes a year, so completely out of my depth! Looking for any advise to help me, I have 3 weeks to plan, bake, sculpt, ice,...

301 views, 0 by Michelle

Michelle

Tea cups

I’ve been enjoying the Sugar Artist Tea Party. Just wondering has anyone made a tutorial of how to make the tea cup while making for this collaboration? I think they look amazing. Or a good existing tutorials? Thanks

411 views, 0 by Teen

Car cake with moving windscreen wipers. Please help.

Hi Can anyone help? I made a record player cake with moving turntable ( using solar disc). This time I want to make a car cake, with moving windscreen wipers, any ideas anyone?

565 views, 0 by A Sweeter You

A Sweeter You

Half and half cake

Hi everyone! I got an order for the cake pictured above. I’m always up for a new challenge and this is one because I’ve never done something like this before. Any advice for this? I guess I’m just not sure how to put the whole thing together...

659 views, 0 by Phey

Phey

Best frosting in hot and humid country

Hi everyone, i need an advice and help. I just want to ask if i can cover my cake in italian meringue buttercream or swiss buttercream in fondant? I leave in a country that reaches 60 to 70 deg C. It is really hot in here and i have trouble in...

511 views, 0 by jan14grands

jan14grands

FONDX

Has anybody noticed a change in the taste of FONDX? I have noticed an really bad taste now and it used to be soooo good. Just ordered a new bucket and it is awful tasting I think. Just wondering.

309 views, 0 by A Sweeter You

A Sweeter You

Edible Cake Toppers

Ok, I am definitely not as great at cake decorating like everyone else on this site, but I’m getting my skills up everyday! However, I have been asked to do a cake with edible batman and robin figures on top. I am NOT good at this at all. Does...

307 views, 0 by Cakernewbie

Petal dust

Is it necessary to set color when using petal and luster dusts for gumpaste flowers? Thanks for your help!

1,160 views, 0 by Lori Mahoney (Lori's Custom Cakes)

Lori Mahoney (Lori's Custom Cakes)

Questions concerning.. Entering a competition

Hello my lovely cake friends! I decided to enter my first competition. Eeeek! I have a question and am hoping for some advice. The categories are from amateur to professional of course. I chose intermediate – maybe to challenge myself a bit more...

1,203 views, 1 by Jennifer

Using soya cream in chocolate ganache

I have been asked to make a gluten free and dairy free cake. The recipe I use is fine for the gluten free but does anyone know or had experience using soya cream as an alternative to normal cream in chocolate ganache? Any advice or other...