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340 views, 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...

1,214 views, 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...

430 views, 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...

408 views, 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...

310 views, 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...

421 views, 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

1,800 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...

623 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?

691 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...

852 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

316 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

447 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...

467 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.

797 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...

546 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....

324 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

232 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...

323 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!)...

379 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