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How to Make Gumpaste Sunflower with Stem and Leaves

Could someone guide me on a tutorial for making a gumpastes sunflowers with the stem and leaves. I have to make a few for a client in a few days.

505 views, 0 by cakeandwhimsy

Rustic wedding cake with royal icing

Urgent help please! I have a rustic tiered wedding cake next week for an outdoor wedding where it’s likely to be either hot or raining. Rather than risk buttercream in those conditions, I am thinking of royal icing. My experience with royal...

315 views, 1 by Sahar Latheef

Sahar Latheef

Wedding cake decorator in Santorini

Hello everybody! There are some amazing cakes from all of you in CakesDecor! Thanks for being so inspirational and amazing. I’m a cake decorator from Dubai and I have a friend who is going to get married in the summer in Santorini, Greece, so...

1,311 views, 2 by Cakesbylala


Edible image printers! What to buy?

I am thinking about getting an edible image printer, but I have no idea where to start. What do you use? Any advice on what is best?

550 views, 0 by Embellishcandc


Too expensive?

I was contacted by a customer and asked to do an 8" square cake for a naming day, with decorations and fondant baby letter blocks, plus 15 cupcakes with decorated toppers. I quoted her £45 for the cake and £25 for the cupcakes. She said that it...

978 views, 0 by Cakeicer (Shirley)

Cakeicer (Shirley)

Missing from forum

I haven’t posted in ages and have so many beautiful cakes to catch up on from members here. My 53 year old son Scott passed away on January 10th of liver failure and I have been so devastated that I have a hard time concentrating on anything. I...

849 views, 0 by Clare's Cakes - Leicester

Clare's Cakes - Leicester

Anyone at Cake internationl in Manchester??

Hi all, I am going to Cake international for the first time next Friday (6th feb) and was wondering if anyone else was going to be there or entering? maybe we can all meet for coffee?? Clare x

751 views, 0 by Fun Fiesta Cakes

Fun Fiesta Cakes

Baby blocks made of cake

Does anyone have a tutorial or experience in making baby blocks out of cake? I’ve been asked to do mini baby blocks out of cake as decorations and I’d like to learn the proper way. The ones I’ve seen in the Internet that look nice and neat are...

396 views, 0 by Embellishcandc


Duck Egg Blue

Does anyone have a good colouring suggestion to get a duck egg clue colour? I’ve got ice blue which I could maybe try to warm up a little but not sure what with?

678 views, 0 by Karen Flude

Karen Flude

Help needed with how to stack book cakes

Hi Everyone, this week I’m making a stacked book cake, and I’ve not done one before. I’m planning on making each book separately and then stacking them with a small cake board underneath each one and also cake rods as usual. But wondered if...

644 views, 4 by Karen Flude

Karen Flude

Where do you get your seasonal inspiration for Wedding cakes

Hi there, I’ve got quite a few Brides booked in for the next few months to discuss Wedding cakes for 2015/16 and although they generally come with an idea of what it is they would like, sometimes they really don’t have a clue. So I normally sit...

576 views, 0 by Eliza


Help me with RKT :) Please

Hi everyone. I I put the first steps in working with RKT and I encountered a few problems, I count on your help and experience. I found a standard recipe for RKT (I think so :)), after taking a mass is sticky and formed well until it is warm...

411 views, 0 by PapaBearCakesTagaytay


Greet to all Bakers and Decorators...

Hello To all im new here…I love to see some designs of cakes and also i want to share my cake designs too…

398 views, 0 by Sweetlilly

Sprinkles cake

A few questions about this method if someone could help me please if you have tried it. 1) Can the sprinkles be added to a ganached cake without fondant added? 2) If so would the sprinkles cover a milk choc ganache(friends request) well enough...

775 views, 5 by The Custom Cakery

The Custom Cakery


I’ve been absent a few days and missed so many beautiful cakes…don’t want anyone thinking I didn’t like their beautiful creations! Will attempt to wade through my dozens of notifications! Hope you’re all well x

371 views, 1 by The Rosebud Cake Company

The Rosebud Cake Company

Making BLUE sugarpaste

Hi everyone, does anyone else have any trouble making blue sugarpaste? I have sugarflair- ice blue, baby blue, navy, and Wilton sky blue and not any of them make what I would consider a plain nice blue, they all have a turquoise look about them,...

440 views, 0 by Ilovetobake

Olaf from frozen

Hi everyone hope someone can help me. I am looking for directions on how to make the olaf cake from frozen all I know is that his head is made out of rice crispy’s and I would like to know what size the cake part is…Thank You for your help

315 views, 2 by Gadget Cakes

Gadget Cakes

Cakey Social event in Birmingham! (UK)

Hello! My name is Hayley and I own Gadget Cakes. I am hosting a cakey social event where all hobbyists, pros and cake lovers can meet up and chat about their fav subject – cake! There is also going to be a cake competition where anyone can...

428 views, 0 by Manju Nair

Manju Nair

Need help with making Doll Cakes !!

Hi, I’m doing my first doll cake and I’ve been asked to make the cake for 35 guests and was wondering whats the best cake size to make (I was thinking 10") and also should I make it a carved cake to look like a dome (dolls skirt) behind the doll...

267 views, 0 by Alpa Jamadar

Alpa Jamadar

Anyone at Cake Internationl in London

Hi, Is anyone in London for the Cake International ?? I will be attending on the 28 March. Hope to meet someone from this forum. Best regards, Alpa