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997 views, 2 by Nemmie

3D Minnie Mouse cake Help

I am wondering if anyone could help me find a tutorial on a 3D Minnie Mouse cake. I have never done the armature so would likely have to start with that. Thank you

434 views, 0 by Sweetlilly

Devils Food Cake vs Choc Fudge Cake

What generally is the difference in devils food cake and chocolate fudge cake please? Is one stronger flavour or denser than the other? Which would be better for stacking/tiered cake. Thank you in advance

505 views, 1 by Julia Hardy

Julia Hardy

Red gumpaste - a sticky situation......

What I need is for someone lovely to put my mind at rest about my gumpaste. I needed to make a Spiderman model yesterday (which, by the way I had been dreading) and I had to use quite a lot of colour paste to get it a nice shade of red. It...

495 views, 0 by Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Cake Camp

Are any of you lovely people going to Cake Camp UK next weekend? I am hoping to improve my modelling skills, my favourite thing to create, along with flowers. Would be great to meet up with any of you going along.

898 views, 0 by Shell at Spotty Cake Tin

Shell at Spotty Cake Tin

snow globe cakes

Hi everyone I just adore snow globe cakes and really want to try one for my niece who will be two next month. I’m UK based .. but was wondering … How do you fabulous cakers do the glass effect globes .. do you make them … Or is there a non...

665 views, 0 by Fun Fiesta Cakes

Fun Fiesta Cakes

Florida Gator Groom's Cake

Hi, bakers, I have been asked to do a Florida Gator Cake for a groom – they want it for 100 people, which would make this a very large alligator. I can figure out the body, but I need for this alligator to have his mouth open like the picture....

339 views, 0 by tortinin

Tractor Cake Help

Hello! Need an idea. :) I need to make cake with tractor for friend’s son. Not in the shape of tractor…maybe with little tractor on the top, or around cake. Any pictures? tnx, ines

260 views, 0 by Dinki Cupcakes

Dinki Cupcakes


Hi everyone, I’m new to Cakesdecor and just wanted to introduce myself. I’m Donna and a hobby baker, decorating cakes and cupcakes for friends and family as a stress relief from the busy day job. There are some amazing cakes and artistry on...

363 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!)...

416 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

424 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...

362 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...

436 views, 0 by Sugarcrumbkitchen


Buttercream flower help

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

263 views, 0 by 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...

379 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

224 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

764 views, 0 by 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 :-)

362 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.

452 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