Cakes & Cake Decorating

Everything about cake decorating: questions, tips, tehcniques, how-tos, ideas and more ...

466 views, 24 1 by Sweet Foxylicious

Sweet Foxylicious

3 most unusual facts about you!

As we are on a roll with finding out more about each other. This one can be fun…. State 3 unusual facts about yourself: - Here I go… 1. I used to love watching horror movies but cant watch them now???!…(big wuss!) 2. Im left-handed but can...

356 views, 8 4 by Nivo

Nivo

Black women

490 views, 3 0 by Lucymaybakes

Fondant decorations cracking/falling apart

Hi all I’ve been making cakes for friends and family, I normally make my decorations a few days before using ready roll fondant, either supermarket bought or have tried renshaws too and even done a mixture of them both, I leave them in the open...

228 views, 0 0 by SBMC

Need help w/ Rasberry Mousse & Strawberry Mousse filling

Hi there! I hope you are well. I would like to know if anyone has simple and yummy raspberry and strawberry mousse fillings? I am looking for one that can be used under fondant, so for it to be stable. Thank you so much!

312 views, 2 0 by LilianaVBakery

LilianaVBakery

Orange cake

My next project will be orange cake with chocolate filling.. any tasty recipes?

331 views, 6 0 by Lindt15

Caramel toffee and fondant

Hi all!! I am making a caramel mudcake with caramel toffee that sets and then marshmallow fondant over that. Can I cover the cake with fondant 2 days before the party and leave the cake out at room temperature?

464 views, 6 0 by Lindt15

Ganache

Hi! I have just joined this group and had a question about ganache. I am making a two tiered cake, bottom level is chocolate mud and top layer is caramel mud. I want to frost it with ganache and then cover with marshmallow fondant. I would also...

984 views, 14 1 by Emsspecialtydesserts

Emsspecialtydesserts

Help! Dusty fondant

Hi there! I’ve only been decorating cakes for a couple of months, and one problem I keep coming up with is having dusty fondant. I use shortening and some powdered sugar when rolling out my fondant, and it works fine, but when I’m finished making...

381 views, 5 0 by Mandy

Mandy

Handbag handles.

Yes it is that time for me to make my first handbag cake. Can anyone give me any tips on the best way of making standing handles.

689 views, 10 2 by SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

best white choc u.k?

Hi everyone, im hoping to make a white choc ganache tier on a cake and wondered if anyone knows the best brand of white chocolate to make it with, here in england. I want the whitest one I can find, as ive always used chocolate that is quite...

376 views, 16 2 by Karen Flude

Karen Flude

Have you ever thought...........??

I’ve been making cakes for quite a while now……..but today for the first time I had a" light bulb moment" – when the last of my cake orders was collected for the weekend I suddenly had a thought………around 8pm tonight there will be two different...

725 views, 4 0 by Bev Murray ( Cupcakes and Daisies )

Bev Murray ( Cupcakes and Daisies )

Making edible moss!

Hi everyone! Need a bit of advice please I’m making a cake topper and want to make the base of it moss, can any one tell me what to use to get a realistic effect please xx

205 views, 4 2 by Nivo

Nivo

338 views, 6 0 by Toni (White Crafty Cakes)

Toni (White Crafty Cakes)

Introduce Yourself!

Hey Everyone, Michal started a new forum called “Introduce yourself”, so far there are only six people who have introduced themselves! Come on everyone, Cakes Decor seems like one big happy family, and I’d love to know more about all of you...

645 views, 14 2 by Cupcakelicious

Cupcakelicious

Help! On how this site works!

Hi everyone :-) I’ve been a member for a few months now, and at first was popping by every so often when I remembered, but now Becoming more regular with my posts. I’m not atall sure how it works! What is daily top 3 … Editors choice… Trending...

1,049 views, 9 3 by Martina Kelly

Martina Kelly

petal ruffle cake

Hi I’m pretty new to decorating and would like to create the bottom tier of this cake but not really sure how to do this. Has anybody got any tips, tricks or tutorials to help :)

518 views, 17 0 by Samantha Corey

Samantha Corey

how to get more followers?

anyone have any tips on getting more followers. I have had the same 5 for a few months now and haven’t gotten any new one.

324 views, 6 1 by Samantha Corey

Samantha Corey

building sculpted cakes

anyone know of a video or tutorial on how to build a sculpted cake that is ver sturdy.

338 views, 5 0 by Mandy

Mandy

Has anyone made gumpaste sails before.

Hi there I have got to make a sailing yacht with gumpaste sails and although I have made many freestanding models etc, I am not sure how to make the spinnaker sail at the front of the boat, as in real life thie is only attached to the mast in 2...

488 views, 7 0 by Galina

Galina

Stand up numbers

Hi I have trouble placing stand up numbers on top of the cake. The only easy number is 1, since stick is going all the way in and makes it stable. 2,3,5,6,8,9 is a challenge. Any tips are appreciated. Thank you Galina