Cakes & Cake Decorating

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

1,745 views, 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...

613 views, 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?

639 views, 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...

757 views, 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

299 views, 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

419 views, 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...

458 views, 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.

738 views, 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...

489 views, 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....

316 views, 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

224 views, 0 by Dinki Cupcakes

Dinki Cupcakes

Hi

Hi everyone, I’m new to Cakesdecor and just wanted to introduce myself. I’m Donna and a hobby baker, decorating cakes and cupcakes for friends and family as a stress relief from the busy day job. There are some amazing cakes and artistry on...

314 views, 0 by The Little Cake Company

The Little Cake Company

more buttercream questions...

so ive got a buttercream recipe that calls for meringue powder. does anyone know how long it lasts in the fridge? Ive got a batch I made last Thursday, can I use it for a cake for Saturday or should I make a new batch? (just over a week old!)...

367 views, 0 by Baby cakes by amber

Baby cakes by amber

help making 3D zombie cake

I am making a zombie cake and have no clue were to start can any of you awesome cake decorators plz refer me to a tutorial or explain to me how I would construct the cake and help me on how I would do the make up and make or gory

508 views, 0 by SweetSugarCraft

SweetSugarCraft

Baby Shower Cake Idea!

Hi cakers, I just uploaded a short clip of my Baby shower cake on youtube. Check it out for some Baby shower cake ideas! Here is the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5IFCyUVuw4

357 views, 0 by Sweetlilly

choc fudge icing

Hi. Could any1 tell me what makes a choc butter cream (choc, butter, icing sugar) into a choc fudge icing because they seem to have the same ingredients? Is there an addition of cream or something or is it just different proportions of the...

332 views, 0 by Alicia's CB

Alicia's CB

Pretty Rainbows not Murky

This is my first time using the forum … i have a dilema after the weekend cake baking … I made a ‘Frozen’ cake at the weekend and the client wanted a rainbow cake or rather an ombre in pastel blues and lilacs …. I made my usual cake mix as I know...

335 views, 0 by Sugarcrumbkitchen

Sugarcrumbkitchen

Buttercream flower help

Hello Does anyone know how to pipe the flower in the picture ? Cheers x

239 views, 0 by CustomCakebySam

CustomCakebySam

Advice, please?

I want to try and model Olaf from fondant but I’m not sure how to do the hair strands and the arms. Any advice would be so appreciated!! My only thought so far is to mix my fondant with tylose powder for these, but I’m afraid they will be so...

333 views, 0 by RoseA

Baby TV Cake

Hi everyone, I’m making a cake for my 1 year old grandson. I can’t find any tutorials on characters of Baby TV. Help anyone, Thanks

200 views, 0 by Baby cakes by amber

Baby cakes by amber

Plz help me I wanna make a zombie cake

I wanna a walking dead maggie zombie cake old help me with details on how I would go from baking and building to decorating