Cakes & Cake Decorating Forum

947 views, 0 by MzCuteCupcakes

Treasure Chest cake ...help!

Hello Everyone! I’m making a treasure chest cake for this weekend and I am terrified about the lid. I looked online and saw that some people made the top out of styrofoam, but how would I shape the Styrofoam. Do I use different shapes and put...

348 views, 0 by iceicebaby

Using ganache on a Christmas cake

Hi, I live in South Africa so Christmas time is summer time. I am a very novice decorator – learning all the time – and am hoping to use ganache under the fondant on my traditional fruit Christmas cakes this year (instead of almond paste). Will...

424 views, 0 by Angela - A Slice of Happiness

Angela - A Slice of Happiness

Advice on calculating portions in a carved cake please?

Hi I have been asked to make a car cake for a friends 50th birthday. I have made a couple small scale ones, where the size of the cake/number of portions was not important so it just used a combination of tins and carved until I was happy :) ...

566 views, 0 by Piece O'Cake

Piece O'Cake

Cake studio pics

I am in the process of setting up a little area to take all my cake photos . I will not have natural light so I’m wondering if there are any tips for lighting etc people would like to share ? Thank you :)

443 views, 0 by Piece O'Cake

Piece O'Cake

New to Cakesdecor

Hi Everyone, My name is Sherry and I am the owner of Piece O’Cake Custom Creations in Saint John New Brunswick Canada. I have two store fronts and we do a variety of cupcakes , cakes and custom cakes by order. I taught myself cake decorating 6...

600 views, 0 by Sensational Sugar Art by Sarah Lou

Sensational Sugar Art by Sarah Lou

newbie

Hi, I am new to cakesdecor. My name is Sarah Lou and I have real passion for sugar sculpting and cake decorating & also baking. I run a little cakey business from home which I absolutely love. It will be lovely to hear from fellow cake...

1,291 views, 2 by Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Cake International

I am loving seeing all the cakes from CI at Birmingham this weekend. There have been some incredible creations and I have been wishing that I had gone this year. The next one us closer to home at Manchester next Spring. I am toying with the idea...

1,057 views, 22 by Sweet Foxylicious

Sweet Foxylicious

Cake Decorator of the Week xx

Many many many thanks for making me cake decorator of the week… im completely speechless!!!!! Im going to do my happy dance and cry with happiness 😭💓💓💃💃💃

680 views, 0 by Cakes by Vicki

Cakes by Vicki

"Frozen" ideas?

Need ideas! My 4 year old niece wants a “Frozen” cake but wants the focus to be Anna, not Elsa. They want two tiers and they have the toy figures of Elsa, Anna and Olaf. They made me watch the movie for inspiration but……nothing. Basically, they...

860 views, 1 by EverythingsCake

EverythingsCake

Ridges in my sugarpaste!

Hello. I ask (shyly) for some help and advice! I’m reasonably experienced caker having been doing cakes for a year or so but last night’s cake adventures have challenged me! It’s a sponge cake that’s about 5" high and for some reason after...

369 views, 0 by Piece O'Cake

Piece O'Cake

Views

Hey everyone, Pretty new to using this site and occasionally add pictures but not sure if I am doing it right. Is there a way to get people to view your photos and give feedback? Thanks so much :)

521 views, 0 by CustomCakebySam

CustomCakebySam

Ball cake with zebra print

My question is simply, does the zebra print effect work in a ball shaped cake? I know how to do zebra print and I have a ball pan, I’m just wondering if someone has combined these two…

517 views, 0 by LStrong

Seeking High Heel Cake Topper

Hello I’m new to this site, and am desperately looking for a High Heel Cake Topper for my All White themed 40th Birthday Party. I’m looking for heels that are realistic looking in white and/or silver with rhinestones. Please advise where to...

1,100 views, 0 by CustomCakebySam

CustomCakebySam

Volleyball Cake

Does anyone have guidance or links they would be willing to share with making a volleyball cake. I am aiming for a realistic volleyball. I have the Wilton ball pan. Thanks so much!

846 views, 1 by Chris Jones

Chris Jones

Airbrushing Question

A question for all you airbrushing pros…I made a deer antler wedding cake topper from gumpaste. Last night I airbrushed it brown and it turned out too dark. Does anyone have suggestions on how to lighten it up. I have Wilton ivory paste that I am...

2,298 views, 27 by Callicious Cakes

Callicious Cakes

From Sketch to Cake

Just a follow on from a theme I ran on Monday. Do you sketch all your designs before you start, or just sometime and how much do they change? I’m pretty bad by not sketching all the designs as I get a kinda idea in my head and then just run with...

603 views, 0 by LilianaVBakery

LilianaVBakery

Prices

Hi girls, how much a cake like this would be?

513 views, 0 by nehabakes

Tall cake...Pls help

I am making a cat in a hat themed cake for my son. It will be two-tiered. With the top tier fashioned as a top hat. I am thinking for baking four 2" by 6" cakes, and torting and filling them thinly with buttercream (thus having a total of eight...

465 views, 0 by SBMC

Need cake design idea...drawing a blank :(

Hi everyone, I thought I would reach out to you all for ideas…I have a request for a 1 yr old girl and 31 year old birthday boy cake. The colour scheme is: zebra (black and white) and teal. The lady would like one cake, but incorporate both...

668 views, 0 by You've Been Cupcaked (Sara)

You've Been Cupcaked (Sara)

Random question

Hey all! So this past week I made my boyfriend a super fun birthday cake. Usually when I make a topper for a customer I use rice krispie treats to make the base of the topper….weeelllll I did that this time and much to my dismay the topper came...