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344 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!)...

400 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

410 views, 0 by Sweetlilly

choc fudge icing

Hi. Could any1 tell me what makes a choc butter cream (choc, butter, icing sugar) into a choc fudge icing because they seem to have the same ingredients? Is there an addition of cream or something or is it just different proportions of the...

357 views, 0 by Alicia's CB

Alicia's CB

Pretty Rainbows not Murky

This is my first time using the forum … i have a dilema after the weekend cake baking … I made a ‘Frozen’ cake at the weekend and the client wanted a rainbow cake or rather an ombre in pastel blues and lilacs …. I made my usual cake mix as I know...

398 views, 0 by Sugarcrumbkitchen

Sugarcrumbkitchen

Buttercream flower help

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

258 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...

370 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

216 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

754 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 :-)

343 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.

439 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

312 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...

684 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

461 views, 0 by Sugarcrumbkitchen

Sugarcrumbkitchen

Best fondant to use in uk ?

Just wondered what was the best fondant everyone uses ? X

1,548 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...

328 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...

708 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...

2,514 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...

373 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...