Cakes & Cake Decorating Forum

338 views, 0 by eve


hot air balloon

I want to make a hot air balloon you know somebody the technique? Or free tutorial for that design? Did they use a real balloon inside or what?

724 views, 0 by Martina Kelly

Martina Kelly

The best fondant/sugarpaste???

Hi guys I am living in Ireland, and was just wondering on peoples opinion about different fondants? I have been using renshaws regalice but find it way to sticky.

564 views, 4 by Jacqueline


CakesDecor Awards: Fairytale Cakes

I am participating in the contest and would love it when my cake friends would give me a vote on my Alice in wonderland for my daughter cake so who would give me a vote pleace :)

368 views, 0 by Sweetlilly

sheet cake conversion?

Hi. I want to make a 3D car cake and the tutorial I have calls for 4 sheet cakes to be made and then stacked and carved. I have only ever made Victoria sponge or madeira cakesin round or square. I know sponge is not good for stacking so was going...

319 views, 0 by Sweetlilly

Loans Oil or Beautiful Flavouring

I have a quick question. Which is better or which do you prefer for flavouring and value LorAnn Oils/LorAnn Emulsions(I dont know the difference in these to be honest) OR Beau flavouring? I would be using for cakes and buttercream and maybe to...

574 views, 0 by Yasena's sweets and cakes

Titanic cake :)

Hey guys! I have to make a cake for 21.01.2015 with ’’Titanic & iceberg". This is what the mother said :) Sooo I looked through some pictures and she liked this one: My question is: Do you think the ship is made out of fondant or with...

783 views, 9 by Michal Bulla

Michal Bulla

Zero Calorie Donuts and Cupcakes :)

I had to share this zero calorie donut and cupcakes…In case someone wants to loose some weight :) . Both are crocheted…

532 views, 0 by Sweet Dreams by Heba Elalfy

Sweet Dreams by Heba Elalfy

Lotus Flower Tutorial

Hello :) I’ve never made a fondant lotus before and wanted to ask if anyone had a pictorial/tutorial on how to make one. Thanks :) Heba.

424 views, 0 by Mrd


Hi a quickly I’ve got a wedding cake to make 3 teir she wants ganache drizzled over the top running down the sides now I’m covering cake in white frosting as im not sure pouring ganach over gondant wi work so should I sack first cake and pour...

541 views, 0 by Dulce Delirio

Dulce Delirio

Fondant recipe

Hi to all of you! I’m from Chile, and i’m starting to decorate cake like 7 month ago. I’m using a MMF reciepe, but I have some problems (on winter my cakes go to sticky, and now on summer my cakes loose his forms and my designs can’t resist...

410 views, 0 by buffy


burn energy drink cake

hi i need some help on a cake i wanna make for my brother.. i wanna try and make one of those beer mug cakes with the beer can pouring beer into the mug, if you know what im talking about.. but he’s not much of a beer guy, so i was thinking...

436 views, 0 by Nom Nom Sweeties

Nom Nom Sweeties

Mini Bundt Cakes?

I have a bride requesting mini bundt cakes for all of her guests. I’ve never done them before, nor do I actually do individual cakes (besides cupcakes) so I was hoping someone could tell me about them. Are they about the size of a cupcake or...

741 views, 0 by LilianaVBakery


modeling chocolate vs fondant/gumpaste for figures

Girls I need your opinion. Since I have only worked with fondant and gum paste I would like to use modeling chocolate for my figurines. I’m making a under sea cake with the octonauts characters on top and cupcakes also decorated with a shell on...

740 views, 0 by Sharon


Creative Decorating Competition...

Has anyone ever competed in the RBA’s Creative Decorating Competition? I have never competed in any cake competition and saw this online… I’m thinking about entering...

1,928 views, 5 by Elli Warren

Elli Warren

Having a little break

Hi ladies, just a little note to say I’m so sorry if I have missed your cake this week, I have had a bad fall at the weekend which has left me with broken foot and a broken leg, had an operation and am all pinned back together but just not up to ...

320 views, 0 by Arwa


Dry ice

Hi there, I’m planning a cake for my niece’s mad science party. I want to make the cake in the shape of a beaker and place a plastic container at the mouth of the beaker and add some dry ice to create some drama. Since dry ice isn’t easily...

905 views, 1 by Rita's Cakes

Rita's Cakes

How can I do more then one cake a week?

Just what to know how My fellow cake bakers manage to do more then 1 cake a week? What are some tips/tricks you can give me? I aways do everything the day before the cake is due because I worry about it being fresh. Any advice would help! Thanks...

319 views, 0 by xxsineadxx

10" round cake serving?

Hi It’s my son’s 2nd birthday tomorrow and I have ordered him a 10" round deep chocolate cake. How many servings will I get from 1" X 2" & 1.5" X 2" Is serving 1" X 2" a bit tight? I’m doing a buffet so cake won’t be the only thing eaten....

456 views, 1 by Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Sofia the first Too much purple!

Sofia the First cakes are just all too purple. I am really lacking enthusiasm for this cake I want to do her in a garden with flowers or something with some green!! But the client likes the purple, and white yawn, and now they are wanting it a...

340 views, 0 by Sugar Sweet Cakes

Sugar Sweet Cakes

Pricing choc covered strawberries?

How much do you charge (per dozen) for Wedding themed chocolate covered strawberries…. like the bride & groom? I’m trying to make a price menu for my strawberries… I’m not sure how to price the wedding ones because they take a little more...