Cakes & Cake Decorating

Everything about cake decorating: questions, tips, tehcniques, how-tos, ideas and more ...

396 views, 3 0 by Love From The First Cake

Love From The First Cake

Cake decorating class in NYC

Hi I am traveling to NYC for a week (Nov14-Nov20) and would love to take a 2-4 hours cake decorating class during my short visit. Can anyone recommend a good place for this? preferably in Manhattan. Thanks so much! Liron

301 views, 4 1 by Lindt15

Sponge cakes

I need to make chocolate sponge tiered cakes. Would my cake collapse because it’s soft? It’s a 6 inch and 9 inch tiered cake. I have always made tiered cakes with mudcakes so that’s why I’m worried.

308 views, 0 1 by Sweetcakes

Sweetcakes

Cake design classes in SPAIN

Hi everybody i am a cake designer from morocco and i have made almost 900 cakes in just year and half i always look for new ideas to create something new. my cakes are famous now all over my country and i give classes people come from all cities...

276 views, 2 0 by Lindt15

Gumpaste on cream cheese icing

Hi! I’m planning of making a red velvet cake with cream cheese icing. Will I be able to stick my gumpaste figurines/dancing silhouette on the cream cheese icing? Also can I colour cream cheese icing black/ orange? Thanx

319 views, 1 0 by dandancakes

cake made like a cake pop gone wrong

Hi peeps I need your advice, I made a cake via a mould like a cake pop but with icing… its now stuck in the mould and I was wondering if there was any little trick in getting it out without ruining it? It’s a plastic jelly mould I covered the...

1,152 views, 1 0 by Natasha Thomas

Natasha Thomas

On the hunt for a vanilla cake for keeps :)

Hi all Can I please ask a bit of a boring question (sorry!!)? I’m trying to get my basic go-to recipes pinned down as I’m trying to start a small business up at the moment and I feel like I really struggle with a reliable vanilla cake. All...

387 views, 4 0 by nehabakes

Do I need a central dowel????

Hello all, I am a newbie, like in reality and in all seriousness :) (not like, oh am just a humble newcomer but my cakes look awesome and impossible!). I haven’t made a cake higher than a tier in my life. So, my son’s 3rd birthday is coming and...

367 views, 6 0 by Domnaki's

Domnaki's

Dutch-processed cocoa powder Spain

Hi all, Could someone from Spain (I am currently in Barcelona) tell me how I can find dutch-processed cocoa powder? Does it have a different name here, other than proceso holandés? I read somewhere that the majority of cocoa powder brands in...

289 views, 6 0 by Sato Seran

Sato Seran

Been missing all the lovely cakes, taking a break.

Hi to all, just to say that i had injured my back recently and had to take bed rest for the past month, i have missed seeing all the beautifull cakes, now that i can move around a bit i will keep myself up todate on the cakes posted here..did not...

403 views, 2 0 by Sweetlilly

Ganache to Cover ONLY

Hi everyone, Im wondering how much ganache i need (in grams) to cover a 7 inch cake? I do not need it to fill the cake just cover it. Anything I can find is for filling and covering? Thank you all very much in advance

1,706 views, 54 39 by Callicious Cakes

Callicious Cakes

Around the World in 40 Cakes

40 Cake Artists around the world were chosen to feature in Cake Masters Magazine, with each fabulous creation depicting somewhere in the world. There are a few of our Cakes Decor Members featured in the Magazine . For more details please visit...

588 views, 5 0 by Beverly Brown

Best recipes to use for large tiers.

I will be doing a wedding cake which will have an 18" base. I have an 18" 1/2 round pan but am concerned about using a proper recipe for such a large cake. Any suggestions as to what will bake properly/hold up to fondant and still taste good?

610 views, 7 3 by SweetKOKEKO by Arantxa

SweetKOKEKO by Arantxa

Paints for airbrushing modelling chocolate

Hello!! I want to make a cake and cover it with white modelling chocolate. I also want to use my airbrush on the cake and I know the paintings need to be oil based. So the question is has anybody airbrushed white chocolate modelling? With wich...

648 views, 4 1 by Nemmie

3D Minnie Mouse cake Help

I am wondering if anyone could help me find a tutorial on a 3D Minnie Mouse cake. I have never done the armature so would likely have to start with that. Thank you

280 views, 1 0 by Sweetlilly

Devils Food Cake vs Choc Fudge Cake

What generally is the difference in devils food cake and chocolate fudge cake please? Is one stronger flavour or denser than the other? Which would be better for stacking/tiered cake. Thank you in advance

398 views, 17 1 by Julia Hardy

Julia Hardy

Red gumpaste - a sticky situation......

What I need is for someone lovely to put my mind at rest about my gumpaste. I needed to make a Spiderman model yesterday (which, by the way I had been dreading) and I had to use quite a lot of colour paste to get it a nice shade of red. It...

448 views, 26 0 by Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Cake Camp

Are any of you lovely people going to Cake Camp UK next weekend? I am hoping to improve my modelling skills, my favourite thing to create, along with flowers. Would be great to meet up with any of you going along.

667 views, 7 0 by Shell at Spotty Cake Tin

Shell at Spotty Cake Tin

snow globe cakes

Hi everyone I just adore snow globe cakes and really want to try one for my niece who will be two next month. I’m UK based .. but was wondering … How do you fabulous cakers do the glass effect globes .. do you make them … Or is there a non...

433 views, 4 0 by Fun Fiesta Cakes

Fun Fiesta Cakes

Florida Gator Groom's Cake

Hi, bakers, I have been asked to do a Florida Gator Cake for a groom – they want it for 100 people, which would make this a very large alligator. I can figure out the body, but I need for this alligator to have his mouth open like the picture....

311 views, 6 0 by tortinin

Tractor Cake Help

Hello! Need an idea. :) I need to make cake with tractor for friend’s son. Not in the shape of tractor…maybe with little tractor on the top, or around cake. Any pictures? tnx, ines