Cakes & Cake Decorating

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

807 views, 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

354 views, 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...

655 views, 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...

1,207 views, 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 :)

530 views, 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.

347 views, 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.

358 views, 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...

498 views, 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

471 views, 0 by sugarspice

structure construction

Hello fellow bakers Can any of you help me with ideas/tutorials on how to build a structure to support a) a standing ben10 figure b) a standing violin There are no classes on these where I live and I have bought the gravity defying cake class...

391 views, 0 by Nikki's Cakes

Edible icing sheet - advice needed

Hi, I wonder if anyone can help? I’m doing a wine bottle cake in the next couple of days. I designed a label and had it printed on an edible icing sheet – it looks good, but I’m worried that when I put it on the wine bottle (which will be...

302 views, 0 by LilianaVBakery

LilianaVBakery

Fondant

For how long can a wilton and MM fondant can be stored in and out the fridge? I have some left overs and I feel bad throwing them away. Any advices? Thanks girls.

698 views, 2 by The Little Cake Company

The Little Cake Company

buttercream HELP!!

will someone please help me with buttercream under fondant!! How do you do it??? I usually use ganache which sets up beautifully and hard, and fondant goes over it beautifully….. not so with buttercream ! (Ive had some people ask for...

495 views, 0 by Galyna Harb

Galyna Harb

Can someone help, please

Can someone please help me with a recipe .I have an order for a cake with vanilla, chocolate, coffee and cream cheese flavours combinations, thanks.

985 views, 0 by Jessica

Jessica

Freezing a wedding cake, any advice?

Hello everyone! Next Saturday I have a 3 tiered wedding cake due, 6",8"10" stacked. Yesterday my husband just got medical orders for surgery, so we have to leave town from wed-friday (yay for remote living military lifestyle lol). I’m going to...

805 views, 0 by cakemomma1979

cakemomma1979

Fondant Issues!! Please help!

Hi everyone, I have been doing cakes now for 4 years and LOVE it! I have been using Wilton fondant (I know “gasp” – the horror!!! LOL!!!) But honestly I loved working with it! It was always a little harder in texture to work with but I found...

362 views, 0 by Samantha Corey

Samantha Corey

ideas/ help

So i have this idea to do the royal icing lace look using white as my fondant and black as my icing and im worried about trying it because i feel the black will bleed into the white. anyone ever do this and if so any trick or ideas to help it not...

658 views, 3 by Mmmm cakes and cupcakes

Mmmm cakes and cupcakes

White Choc Raspberry Mud cake

Hi I have a cake coming up that is a White choc raspberry mud cake. Just wanting to know if anyone has any tried tested recipes that are great for decorating please :) I have tried a couple and they turn out well, but The taste of the...

589 views, 1 by Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Silhouettes

I have seen some stunning cakes with hand cut silhouettes recently. I love trying new techniques and have a cake in the horizon where I would like to try this out. Has anyone got any tips they could share please eg: how to stop paste from...

1,089 views, 0 by Sam

Sam

Help! Game of thrones cake...

Hi, I have been asked to make a Game of Thrones cake for my niece has anyone made one before or have any ideas where to look for inspiration?! I’ve not seen the show and from doing a quick google search it seems a throne of swords (not sure I...