Cakes & Cake Decorating Forum

630 views, 7 by Christine Kerr

Christine Kerr

Chocolate work

Hi all, here are a few photos of some of my chocolate work. I have done some marbled shards one one wedding cake, plain white chocolate shards for another, and another popular choice is a chocolate box. These are hollow inside, and you fill them...

511 views, 0 by Kendra's Country Bakery

Kendra's Country Bakery

MSG vs. Gluten Free

Hello everyone, I have a new client and she is requesting an MSG free wedding cake. I’m trying to find out what it is that I have to avoid in my baking ingredients, but it’s been a little harder finding info than I thought… Has anyone had to...

650 views, 0 by Kelly Stevens

Kelly Stevens

Pie inside a cake?

So I want to make a cake for one of the students in our lab & I’d like to do something different. I won’t have a lot of time to decorate the cake & make it all fancy so was thinking maybe I could try making the cake itself different. I...

463 views, 0 by lizzyla

Milk chocolate ganache

Has anyone added 70% cocoa chocolate to white chocolate ganache to hopefully get more of a milk chocolate ganache. If so how did it work out regarding taste and consistency. I find white choc ganache a tad waxy but am covering some childrens...

1,949 views, 1 by Sweet Confections by Karen

Sweet Confections by Karen

Help! Which edible gold do I need?

I am a little confused as to which kind of edible gold to use on my cakes and flowers to give it a beautiful shimmer and shine. I got the Wilton airbrush gold color to spray a bow I made but, I was highly disappointed with the color. Can you...

1,158 views, 1 by Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Roo's Little Cake Parlour

What skills would you like to improve?

I am often overwhelmed by the range of expertise on CD. There are so many who have honed their skills to such a high level. I have decided to focus on improving my figure modelling, flower making and building up my royal icing piping skills. I...

699 views, 0 by Sweet Confections by Karen

Sweet Confections by Karen

Cake filling "HELP PLEASE"

I have a client that wants a cake filled with a custard filling (like the Krispy Kreme custard filling) I have only been decorticating for 5 months and I have never used a custard filling only buttercream. 1st , does anyone have a good recipe?...

706 views, 8 by Daantje

Daantje

See everything!

Helloo lovely people Just want to let you now that i can see all the lovely cakes but i can’t comment because here in Spain ( on holiday :-). ) the wifi is soo bad! When i post this it takes forever to load it soo i catch up when i am home!! ...

634 views, 0 by Angel

Angel

Anyone Have a Gravity-Defying Cake Tutorial!?

I would love to try one, but I have no idea where to even start!

402 views, 0 by Alf

Soaking a "ball" cake

Hello, I am no expert. I just enjoy baking for the family and some friends. I am baking (or attempting to) a bowling ball cake for granddaughter. I used a dense buttery recipe and was wondering if I can soak it with a syrup. I normally make...

555 views, 0 by Margie

Sand texture

I would like to apply a slight sand texture to a beach cake. I don’t want brown sugar or graham crumbs, I have seen somewhere cakes which look like sand on the tiers. My thinking was that they dabbed Royal icing on the tier to create this...

766 views, 2 by Karen's Kakery

Karen's Kakery

Gluten free flours

Hi Guys, I’ve been asked to make a Gluten free/dairy free carrot cake for a birthday. Does anyone have a really light and moist carrot cake recipe they’re willing to share please? Also, on the subject of GF flours, what do you find is the...

635 views, 0 by Chris Jones

Chris Jones

Need help with design

I need ideas for a cake design! the client has asked me to create a Halloween AND Christmas theme – on one cake! (She just doesn’t want ‘gore’ like Bad Santa). Any ideas would be greatly appreciated!!

1,125 views, 4 by curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

Facebook site taking our pictures!

There is a fb site up that has hundreds of out members cakes on their page. Some with watermarks some without. I just want everyone to be aware and anyone wanting to report them can. For anyone wanting to share our cakes we love that, even...

597 views, 0 by Meghan Smith

Meghan Smith

Protection for Dummy Cakes

Does anyone have any tips for keeping cake dummies fresh looking? Preferably without covering them because they would be on display 24/7. Is there anything I could spray on to protect them?

824 views, 0 by Danielle

Danielle

Wedding cakes & Sugar flowers!

Hi everyone!!! My name is Danielle. And baking is a passion that started at a very young age in my mother’s kitchen. I love creating and making new confectionery products. As a full time Pastry Chef with 10+ experience, I also, love creating...

520 views, 1 by Felicita (cake free style)

Felicita (cake free style)

Principe Ranocchio

Ciao sono felice di fare la vostra conoscenza .. La mia passione è il modellini , con le torte non sono bravissima, ma adoro guardare le vostre creazioni , complimenti siete bravissime, spero un giorno di poter realizzare torte magnifiche come le...

961 views, 0 by Cake Decor in Cairns

Cake Decor in Cairns

Moving on.

Hi All As many of you will have noticed, I am taking an extended break from cakes, blogging and the like. Thanks to everyone that has been so supportive in the past. Keep on caking. Naomi x

438 views, 0 by Francisco Maria Calisto

Francisco Maria Calisto

New Portuguese Cake Design Brand

Please share! https://www.facebook.com/funnysugarbymaria

491 views, 0 by SweetByDesign

SweetByDesign

Help with hockey skate topper

I need to make a hockey skate topper for a baby shower. I made the boot of the skate out of RKT covered in gumpaste. I’m having trouble with the blade though. I’ve tried gumpaste (Nicholas Lodge recipe) and pastillage (Elisa Strauss recipe), and...