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213 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...

733 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...

446 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...

306 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

649 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...

542 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...

585 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...

742 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 😆

470 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...

266 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...

264 views, 1 by Nivo

Nivo

415 views, 0 by Sweetlilly

How many Layers

Being new to baking I am wondering is it best to make cakes with 2 thick layers or do people tend to prefer 3 or 4 thinner layers with more filling? Or as a baker is there advantages/disadvantages of one way or the other in terms of torting,...

357 views, 0 by Sharon

Sharon

Candle tutorial

Hi, please can anyone tell me if there’s a good dripping candle tutorial, on here. Many thanks x

307 views, 0 by Sweetlilly

Flowers made with modeling chocolate

Hi. I tried to use a ball tool for the first time on sum petals that I had cut out of some modelling chocolate I had made (again first time) but the ball tool just stuck to the choc and dragged it. Should I hav let it sit a while to harden 1st?...

534 views, 0 by LilianaVBakery

LilianaVBakery

How can I add a deep royal blue color to a gum paste or fondant flower?

I’m making some blossom flowers and would like them to be blue.. what kind of dust can I use? Thank you.

358 views, 0 by tmpc

help ID this flower

HI! I am new to the forum. Can somebody please help me ID this flower? How is this made? Thanks!

599 views, 0 by Mandy

Mandy

Metre high cake.

Hi there has anyone had to make a wedding cake 1 metre high. I have just had a client ring up, who wants a cake for 100 people and I calculated and told her it would be about 50 to 60 cm tall. She then told me that she wants one taller but it is...

432 views, 0 by Rhodes to Sweet Designs - Amy Rhodes

Help please! How would I do this geometric pattern?

Hi everyone! I’ve been ‘stalking’ this website for a while now but haven’t posted before. I love seeing everyone’s creations and reading the tips and tricks. I was wondering if anyone could please help me with the pattern on the top and...

557 views, 0 by TheOrangeLily

White frosting recipes! I need advice!

Hello everyone! I’m looking for white frosting recipes! I was asked to make a green sponge cake and I need the filling to be white so it can contrast with the green. I only have these options: italian meringue buttercream, cream cheese...

329 views, 0 by mschrissey

Black colored Gumpaste

Anyone have a problem with black colored gum paste and fondant fading? It within 1 day….not in any florescent lights. Got any ideas what to do