Cakes & Cake Decorating Forum

513 views, 0 by lizzyla

Milk chocolate ganache

Has anyone added 70% cocoa chocolate to white chocolate ganache to hopefully get more of a milk chocolate ganache. If so how did it work out regarding taste and consistency. I find white choc ganache a tad waxy but am covering some childrens...

2,419 views, 1 by Sweet Confections by Karen

Sweet Confections by Karen

Help! Which edible gold do I need?

I am a little confused as to which kind of edible gold to use on my cakes and flowers to give it a beautiful shimmer and shine. I got the Wilton airbrush gold color to spray a bow I made but, I was highly disappointed with the color. Can you...

1,258 views, 1 by Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Roo's Little Cake Parlour

What skills would you like to improve?

I am often overwhelmed by the range of expertise on CD. There are so many who have honed their skills to such a high level. I have decided to focus on improving my figure modelling, flower making and building up my royal icing piping skills. I...

786 views, 0 by Sweet Confections by Karen

Sweet Confections by Karen

Cake filling "HELP PLEASE"

I have a client that wants a cake filled with a custard filling (like the Krispy Kreme custard filling) I have only been decorticating for 5 months and I have never used a custard filling only buttercream. 1st , does anyone have a good recipe?...

757 views, 8 by Daantje

Daantje

See everything!

Helloo lovely people Just want to let you now that i can see all the lovely cakes but i can’t comment because here in Spain ( on holiday :-). ) the wifi is soo bad! When i post this it takes forever to load it soo i catch up when i am home!! ...

707 views, 0 by Angel, The Cupcake Lady

Angel, The Cupcake Lady

Anyone Have a Gravity-Defying Cake Tutorial!?

I would love to try one, but I have no idea where to even start!

454 views, 0 by Alf

Soaking a "ball" cake

Hello, I am no expert. I just enjoy baking for the family and some friends. I am baking (or attempting to) a bowling ball cake for granddaughter. I used a dense buttery recipe and was wondering if I can soak it with a syrup. I normally make...

634 views, 0 by Margie

Sand texture

I would like to apply a slight sand texture to a beach cake. I don’t want brown sugar or graham crumbs, I have seen somewhere cakes which look like sand on the tiers. My thinking was that they dabbed Royal icing on the tier to create this...

838 views, 2 by Karen's Kakery

Karen's Kakery

Gluten free flours

Hi Guys, I’ve been asked to make a Gluten free/dairy free carrot cake for a birthday. Does anyone have a really light and moist carrot cake recipe they’re willing to share please? Also, on the subject of GF flours, what do you find is the...

677 views, 0 by Chris Jones

Chris Jones

Need help with design

I need ideas for a cake design! the client has asked me to create a Halloween AND Christmas theme – on one cake! (She just doesn’t want ‘gore’ like Bad Santa). Any ideas would be greatly appreciated!!

1,186 views, 4 by curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

Facebook site taking our pictures!

There is a fb site up that has hundreds of out members cakes on their page. Some with watermarks some without. I just want everyone to be aware and anyone wanting to report them can. For anyone wanting to share our cakes we love that, even...

670 views, 0 by Meghan Smith

Meghan Smith

Protection for Dummy Cakes

Does anyone have any tips for keeping cake dummies fresh looking? Preferably without covering them because they would be on display 24/7. Is there anything I could spray on to protect them?

880 views, 0 by Danielle

Danielle

Wedding cakes & Sugar flowers!

Hi everyone!!! My name is Danielle. And baking is a passion that started at a very young age in my mother’s kitchen. I love creating and making new confectionery products. As a full time Pastry Chef with 10+ experience, I also, love creating...

552 views, 1 by Felicita (cake free style)

Felicita (cake free style)

Principe Ranocchio

Ciao sono felice di fare la vostra conoscenza .. La mia passione è il modellini , con le torte non sono bravissima, ma adoro guardare le vostre creazioni , complimenti siete bravissime, spero un giorno di poter realizzare torte magnifiche come le...

998 views, 0 by Cake Decor in Cairns

Cake Decor in Cairns

Moving on.

Hi All As many of you will have noticed, I am taking an extended break from cakes, blogging and the like. Thanks to everyone that has been so supportive in the past. Keep on caking. Naomi x

481 views, 0 by Francisco Maria Calisto

Francisco Maria Calisto

New Portuguese Cake Design Brand

Please share! https://www.facebook.com/funnysugarbymaria

569 views, 0 by SweetByDesign

SweetByDesign

Help with hockey skate topper

I need to make a hockey skate topper for a baby shower. I made the boot of the skate out of RKT covered in gumpaste. I’m having trouble with the blade though. I’ve tried gumpaste (Nicholas Lodge recipe) and pastillage (Elisa Strauss recipe), and...

843 views, 0 by Gotta Make The Cupcakes (Michelle)

Gotta Make The Cupcakes (Michelle)

Newbie here -- help with a two tier cake please?

Hi all My name is Michelle I own a Gourmet Cupcake business and have been doing pretty well for the past 5 years fulfilling cupcake orders, custom toppers & cupcake cakes. I have a regular customer who has requested a two tier cake for her...

862 views, 0 by Oh Crumbs

Oh Crumbs

Trusted chocolate cake recipe

Hi, I would love to ask for some trusted advice on a chocolate cake recipe that is not to sweet, has a lovely moist texture but capable of being covered in sugarpaste and decorated. I have tried many recipes and I just cannot find one that I am...

766 views, 0 by EverythingsCake

EverythingsCake

how to make a balloon look like it's floating

I have to make a bear holding a bunch of balloons. So far I’m planning to use a heavy gauge wire with sugarpaste (with tylo) balloons with the wire connecting the balloons and going through the bear’s arm into his body. I’m not confident that...