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2,103 views, 9 by c3heaven

c3heaven

How do I make this Fish bowl?

Hi, I have been asked to make a cat in the hat themed cake for the weekend and am kinda stuck on how to make the fishbowl for the cake. I am attaching a picture of the fishbowl i need to make. Please advice how to go about it. I have tried...

798 views, 0 by Prima Cakes Plus

Prima Cakes Plus

Need help attaching heavy flowers

I am trying to attach heavy lily of the valley gumpaste flowers to the side of a cake and failing miserably. I think what is making them so heavy is the wire and that they have about 4-6 flowers on each bunch. I tried using royal icing and it...

355 views, 1 by jencat21

wrapping tins in paper

Hi I am baking my own wedding cake using this recipe http://www.deliciousmagazine.co.uk/recipes/drambuie-and-orange-christmas-cake If I am using anodized aluminium pans do I still need to wrap it in paper?

644 views, 0 by MzCuteCupcakes

How to get smooth cakes, covered with fondant

I’ve been making cakes for a while now, couple years, and I learn something new everyday. Can someone explain to me how can I get a cake this smooth, with no fondant “wrinkles” between layers, using BUTTERCREAM under the fondant: I know it...

522 views, 0 by maroongrad

Making gum paste glossy?

Hi, I have some ombre 3D gum paste flames to put on a cake. They look great, but they’d look even better if I could make them shinier. Not sure if there’s an easy at-home way to do this. I was debating misting with sugar water (but suspect...

442 views, 0 by AWG Hobby Cakes

AWG Hobby Cakes

Notifications

Hiya, I’ve just tried to catch up on notifications, but noticed nil past 6 days? Do they dissappear after a week?

511 views, 0 by LilianaVBakery

LilianaVBakery

Edible stickers for cakes

I need a soccer logo for a birthday boy. Do u know where I can order some? I need the soccer Mexican league loggo. Can’t find it nowhere. Thanks

382 views, 0 by Sweetlilly

syrup for chocolate cake

Hi i was wondering what flavour simple syrup most people use on their chocolate cakes to add that extra bit of moisture and boost the flavour? Iv read that some people use kahula but im afraid that it will leave a strong coffee taste. Has anyone...

1,145 views, 0 by Cakes By Kristi

Cakes By Kristi

DIY Mold Material

Has anyone tried the DIY Mold recipe that Avalon Cakes has out right now? The recipe is $5, but I’d like to know if it’s worth buying. Here’s the link to it: http://www.avaloncakes.ecwid.com/#!/~/product/category=0&id=39386275 I’d really...

339 views, 0 by Fancy Fondant WA

Fancy Fondant WA

Posting video

Hi everyone. I have just made a wedding cake…two bobble heads. My 13 year old son has done a really cool video of the whole making of it which goes for about one minute. It is not a tutorial so I can’t post it there. Does anyone know where I can...

211 views, 0 by Sweetlilly

simple syrup using apricot jam

Hi I have some apricot jam left over from a fruit cake I made (it was used to brush the fruit cake before adding thr marzipan) and I dont have any use for it now so was wondering if I can make a simple syrup from it to add to vanilla or chocolate...

698 views, 0 by Prima Cakes Plus

Prima Cakes Plus

Advice Needed on Covering a Frozen Cake

Hey everyone I need some advice here. I have seen a ton of posts on here about freezing cakes but I have a slightly different issue here. I was wondering if anyone tried to cover a frozen ganached cake with fondant? I am thinking a frozen cake...

428 views, 0 by CakeyCake

CakeyCake

Ring of DOOM

Gah! We’ve all been there, haven’t we? You put so much effort into your cakes, trying to ensuring they are flawless and then an hour or so after covering, one side of the sugarpaste/fondant starts to balloon out… yes, it’s the dreaded ring of...

296 views, 0 by Baby cakes by amber

Baby cakes by amber

how to put a patch of better cream on a cake that is al ready iced with a different color

So I’m doin this ninja turtle cake and want it to look like the picture but I can’t seem to smooth the better cream on with out mixing the colors

630 views, 0 by Creations

fondant on chilled cakes? yes or no

I made a three tier fondant cake for a baptism. .by the time I got to the venue the fondant was sagging and the cake was collapsing. The day was very humid and hot outside..what I can i use to deliver cake and keep it cool so it won’t happen...

520 views, 1 by BeautifulFairy

Fondant making tutorials?

Hi there! New to this and my daughter is about to turn 1! Really want to get into cake making as I plan on doing ALL her cakes until she tells me she doesn’t want me to anymore ha. Just starting out though… can anyone tell me if there is a...

565 views, 1 by SugarCainSweets

Need Help with Guitar Cake!

Hi all, I was “volunteered” by a dear friend to make her a guitar cake. But not just any guitar cake – a Stevie Ray Vaughn guitar cake. 3D – no way around it. I am going to try to attempt the water color on fondant technique since I do not have...

730 views, 0 by Sugarcrumbkitchen

Sugarcrumbkitchen

Whats the most expensive bit of equipment you've ever bought for your cakes ?

Just for fun, Whats the most expensive bit of equipment you’ve ever bought for your cakes ? Mine would be my kitchen aid, edible printer and airbrush kit 😆

459 views, 0 by Sweetlilly

Torting before freezing???

Hi all I was wondering if I leveled and torted a cooled cake prior to freezing would it dry out since I exposed the inside of the cake? Does anyone have any experience with this? Do you find this to NOT be the case as long as the cake is wrapped...

261 views, 2 by Dora Th.

Dora Th.

I'm back too !!!

Hello cakelovers !!! I missed you so much :) !!! I just moved to my new home (finally ) !!!! I’m so sorry for not responding to your lovely creations but I didn’t have internet connection !! I’m back now and I can’t wait to see your lovely ideas...