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427 views, 0 by 3DSweets

Cake to be frozen, Bleeding issues?

I’ve got a grad cake request for a weekend I’m away, and the customer is willing to have the cake frozen. (She also needs to travel with it, so it’s an okay idea anyway.) Planning a sheet cake with vanilla buttercream (airbrushed with a yellow...

398 views, 0 by Fun Fiesta Cakes

Fun Fiesta Cakes

SOS - Need Key Lime Cake Recipe

Hi, I was just asked to make a two-tier graduation cake and the clients wants a key lime cake on the bottom tier. I’ve looked up some recipes on the internet and the reviews are very mixed. If anyone has a recipe for a good key lime cake, I...

634 views, 1 by curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

CakesDecor Gazette - Issue 4.04 / April 2015

This months gazette is out so make sure you take a peek and see just some of the brilliant cakes that have been shown to us this month. There is also a fabulous interview with the amazing Serdar Yener that I think is a must read, a great little...

605 views, 8 by Maria *cakes made with passion*

Maria *cakes made with passion*

My first easter table for the family

Hello cake friends, I want to share with you our easter table, all things are made by myself. The cake is a russian cake with 15 layers and it is a little diva but the taste is delicious. In the jars is carrot cake as a gift for the family. I...

456 views, 1 by Flippy Cakes

Dyes and staining

I’m looking to make a large batch of scratch-made black fondant and am going to try using the powdered food coloring. Everything I’ve read indicates that it’s best to mix in while mixing the fondant, but I was concerned that the black food...

724 views, 0 by Alpa Boll - Simply Alpa

Alpa Boll - Simply Alpa

Request for Oreo Flavoured cake

Just had a request for an Oreo Flavoured wedding cake, anyone made this flavour cake? Would be grateful for any advice on this as never tried this recipe! Alpa

690 views, 0 by Divine Bakes

Divine Bakes

My work on someone else's site :(

Hello All, so I had a lovely lady contact me to inform me that someone has been using my work and passing it off as there own. This makes me so so sad, I just wanted to tell you all so you can check. I never thought someone would take my work. ...

448 views, 0 by Melioka

Mudcake with stabilised cream

Hi All, I’ve committed myself to making a cake for a friends birthday and they wanted a chocolate / hazelnut cake. So I decided to go with a Mud Cake because last time I made a chocolate cake I found it lacked flavour and I know mud cake won’t...

1,010 views, 1 by Melanie Mangrum

Melanie Mangrum

Impossible customer requests

I’m sure I’m not the only one here that has had some interesting requests from customers. I work really hard to appease as many as I can. Today though, I think I received a request that takes the cake!! This customer sent me this pic that I’ve...

590 views, 2 by Karen Flude

Karen Flude

Which gel paste do I use to get 'Quality street' purple?

Hi Guys, I need some help please………I want to colour my own sugarpaste that beautiful rich purple like the wrappers on Quality street purple chocolates (see photo for colour). I’ve got Wilton violet and Sugarflair deep purple but neither are...

594 views, 10 by Hokus Pokus Cakes- Patrycja Cichowlas

Hokus Pokus Cakes- Patrycja Cichowlas

I'm so proud of myself

I’m so proud of myself I made this cake.I wonder what you think about it 😁

774 views, 0 by Sugar8Spice

New & Looking for Advice

Hello everyone! I’m Flavia and am quite new to the site. I’ve always had a passion for baking, but it was never anything serious for me. I saw a cake online that had lace all over it and I’m obsessed!! I must try and make it myself. I looked...

627 views, 0 by Fun Fiesta Cakes

Fun Fiesta Cakes

Bottom Tier on Cake bulging

Hi, I just finished a two-tier cake – the bottom was a 10" red velvet cake and the top a 6" vanilla. I definitely had enough support to ensure the top cake wouldn’t sink – also, the fondant on neither cake was too thick. However, after a couple...

433 views, 0 by emmah

Advice on pricing dummy cakes

I have been asked by a friend to make a 3 tier, 2 tier and 1 tier cake and 24 cupcakes for displaying on her furniture at a craft fair. She wants them decorated quite simply and in a vintage theme as the furniture is the item on sale not the...

455 views, 4 by Renay Zamora

Renay Zamora

Time-Lapse Video of Angels of Death Cake

For anyone who’s interested, here’s a time-lapse video (it’s only a little over two minutes) of the making of my “Angels of Death Reunite” cake for The Baking Dead Cake Collaboration. Thanks for looking! ...

316 views, 0 by Adams Specialties Bakery

55 chevy chevelle ss

I’ve been asked to do a 55 chevy chevelle ss groom’s cake I know I’ll have to carve it due to no cake pan already the shape so I need some information on how to go about this task

434 views, 0 by Style me Sweet CAKES

Style me Sweet CAKES

baking with berries

Hello. I’m gong to make a white chocolate mud cake with raspberris for a friend’s girls birthday. I usually bake my cakes Wednesday night if I need it for Saturday. How well cake holds baked with fresh berries? I also want to do raspberry...

625 views, 0 by Manju Nair

Manju Nair

Cake tier sizes for 150 guests

Hi dear CD members, I have to make a 1st birthday cake for 150 guests. I have the following cake pan sizes: 11", 10", 9", 8", 6" Rounds. I know I can look at wilton’s charts etc to find serving sizes but in many cases I have seen those servings...

569 views, 2 by Esther Williams

Esther Williams

Stanley Cup Wedding Cake - Need some advice :)

Hello All! I have an exciting wedding cake in the works and was wondering if any of you brilliant, talented cake masters had any advice for the cup part of the cake, and how I can achieve this flawlessly. It doesn’t need to be cake, or even...

5,540 views, 0 by Paula

Shelf stable fillings and frosting.

Trying to get permit for cottage food law that just passed, Shelf stable cannot have cream. But ganache, smbc and then fruit fillings I think should be ok, anybody else with experience? Cannot be cream or custard based. Thanks.