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366 views, 0 by Sugarcrumbkitchen

Sugarcrumbkitchen

Buttercream flower help

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

244 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...

348 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

206 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

736 views, 0 by Daantje

Daantje

Look at this!

I don’t now of you have see this but it is a whole different cake decorating! Is it cake decorating?? Well it is nice to see :-)

320 views, 0 by Prima Cakes Plus

Prima Cakes Plus

Great American Cake Show

The great American cake show is in 2 weeks on October 18-19 and I was wondering if anyone here was going. I would love to meet my cake friends in person! Hope to see you there.

411 views, 0 by Zoe Robinson

Zoe Robinson

Cake stacking

Hi, has anyone stacked a fruit cake on top of a sponge cake before. just I have a wedding cake due in October and I’m just nervous that it might be to heavy even with support. any advice appreciated x

306 views, 0 by Sweetlilly

arty baby shower cake ideas

hi guys im looking for some ideas. Iv been asked to make a baby shower cake and for it to have an arty theme as well as a baby theme as the mum to be is very arty. Any ideas please? I can think of a few arty cakes but just dont know how to make...

661 views, 0 by The Snowdrop Cakery

The Snowdrop Cakery

Ganache yes or no?

Hi all, i have been using ganache for a while now however ive been told today that spores can form on ganache left at room temp and should always be refrigerated. Does anyone have any advise please, thank you! Ps this is uk based rules please x

434 views, 0 by Sugarcrumbkitchen

Sugarcrumbkitchen

Best fondant to use in uk ?

Just wondered what was the best fondant everyone uses ? X

1,437 views, 0 by Tinastreats

M and M, Gravity Defying, Cake

Looking for some advice on creating an M&M gravity defying cake. What do others use for the packet? I am considering using an actual packet and securing it with wire inside. Or is it better to print off picture of packet on to fondant? All...

290 views, 0 by Sarahs999

Sarahs999

Fondant tablecloth

Hello all, first post here! I am making a bridge cake (the card game) this week and am putting green fondant on a ganached cube to act as a tablecloth. I’m wondering how to drape and support the cloth while it dries so I get a nice realistic...

685 views, 1 by Julia Hardy

Julia Hardy

Grrrr!!!

Perhaps I have to just admit that I have turned into a grumpy old woman but I would be very reassured if anyone else out there shared this new peeve of mine. In my mind a birthday cake should be a surprise to the birthday boy or girl but it...

2,445 views, 0 by Toni (White Crafty Cakes)

Toni (White Crafty Cakes)

Someone posted one of my cake pictures as their own!

I’m sure this has happened to many of you amazing bakers before, but this is the first time (that I know of) that this has happened to me. Lizzystreats sent me a message and link...

356 views, 0 by Dessert By Design (Krystle)

Dessert By Design (Krystle)

Natural Food Dyes

Does anyone have any experience with using natural food dyes (ie; reduced and strained raspberry puree/pure pomegranate juice) to color or paint on fondant? Just wondering if I would be able to obtain a good red color Thanks for any help or...

658 views, 1 by Marlene - CakeHeaven

Marlene - CakeHeaven

Painted Vintage Roses

Hi everyone, do you have or can indicate a simple tutorial for painting vintage roses? I have just finished my 23rd Wedding Anniversary cake and have painted some simple flowers on it and I really loved it (will be posting it soon, as I still...

608 views, 0 by Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Hello, what does everyone do when they are Ill and have a cake due?

Hi everyone I have been busy and Ill and I am really behind with cakes again so I will try my best to go through all the lovely cakes I have missed ASAP. I had the dreaded Norovirus and had a cake due but was so Ill and for health and safety...

647 views, 2 by The Little Cake Company

The Little Cake Company

buttercream with meringue

there is a theme to all my forum topics…. buttercream!! lol. So Im doing a cake for a friend who doesn’t like fondant (neither do I lol). the buttercream recipe I use has meringue powder in it. I was going to make ruffles and roses on the...

706 views, 1 by Sweet Foxylicious

Sweet Foxylicious

Sorry!

Hi all Sorry I haven’t been looking and commenting on your lovely cakes, I have been ill and had my daughters birthday, but I am back now and trying to sort through all your lovely creations xxx P.s I have changed my name to Sweet Foxylicious,...

691 views, 0 by Karen Flude

Karen Flude

Help with Eeyore blue shade

Hi everyone xx I’ve been asked to make a 3d Eeyore cake and cupcakes along with his other friends. I’m ok with his friends, but not sure how to get that exact colour blue that he is…….. I’m thinking of mixing violet with powder blue…….but not...