Cakes & Cake Decorating Forum

1,003 views, 11 by Time for Tiffin

Time for Tiffin

Big apologies from me

I just wanted to pop on and say sorry i have not been very active on here for months now, i feel very guilty about it, as i used to be so active and i have honestly missed seeing all the fab cakes everyday, and of course all you brilliant...

644 views, 0 by Bronecia (custom cakes)

Bronecia (custom cakes)

I need help with making figures

I would like to start making figures,,,and I need help with what to use..So If anybody can give me some advice I would appreciate the help. I’ve tryed to find tylose powder but could not fined any..

871 views, 0 by Sweetlilly

Freeze Dried Raspberries

How do i use freeze dried raspberries in a white choc and raspberry cake? In the batter? in The white choc buttercream filling or both? How much do i use coz I assume i would have to use less than fresh raspberries? (8"cake). These are NOT frozen...

434 views, 0 by jersey080

cake batter

Can someone tell how much cake batter I need to put into the following size pan’s…8" and 12"… Thank you

1,127 views, 1 by cookie gala

cookie gala

fondant covered cakes

Since I started my homemade cake business, I always feel my cakes come out dry,I usually make ginoise cakes,after coooling I add syrup to the cake layers then frost and ice with SWM buttercream. I am not satisfied with my ending results,it seems...

568 views, 0 by Kelly Stevens

Kelly Stevens

quality vanilla

Just wondering what you Canadian bakers are using as a good quality vanilla. I pose the question to Canadian bakers not to exclude everyone else but with the thought that if a recommendation is made I’d like to know I can find it. I get...

1,235 views, 0 by Julie Cain

Julie Cain

Does anyone have any advice on cake structure? (update)

It`s my son`s 14th birthday coming up and he`s told me he`d like a surprise for his cake….but it can`t be anything embarrassing (he knows I really want to make a Cinderella cake!) So a Transformer cake it is, and since it`s for my son I can push...

1,576 views, 0 by Aakanksha

Aakanksha

standing heart cake

Hi all Have seen stunning standing heart cake..defying gravity. Could anyone Pls. Help me out on how to construct it. Thank u.

899 views, 1 by Gadget Cakes

Gadget Cakes

where am i going wrong :(

Hello every one! Im after some advice if possible please. Im losing confidence in my work and i keep pushing myself harder. I build all my own frames for my cakes and can do gravity cakes and i try to do some sculpting. ive put cakes up and...

447 views, 1 by Fiona

Fiona

A wing cake minion

A friend asked me if I could do a minion cake…I looked a pictures and thought yeah give it a go. I did this from my sons McDonalds toy he got in his happy meal…how I do not know but it was probably my first real 3D cake about 3 years ago now. ...

492 views, 0 by jersey080

working with gum paste

Can some one answer my question and how to fix it? Yesterday I was trying to make a topper with gum paste, I could seem to get it to roll with out splitting what was I doing wrong, was the gum paste bad? I’ve made an elephant for my grandbaby’s...

1,302 views, 1 by The Buttercream Pantry

The Buttercream Pantry

Sports Car/Ferrari Cake Topper

Hi all! i’ve got a challenge and a half for quite a high-profile cake in just under two weeks time and after a little help and advice . . . I need to make a Ferrari topper (sports car and not F1) for a two tiered cake and although I have a...

650 views, 0 by Jos

Jos

Blown and pulled sugar

My showpiece "":http://blownsugarart.com/en/

1,263 views, 8 by Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Home after major surgery

I am back home after having a knee replacement and the worst thing about this is not being able to get on with any cake decorating. I am going to be out of action for some time, but looking at your beautiful work is keeping me going. This page...

1,214 views, 1 by Julia Hardy

Julia Hardy

Photo Disappointment

Hi CD friends. I want to check that this happens to other people too. This morning a took some photos of a gumpaste figure of a cat on a motorcycle helmet (yeah, wierd I know, but I like weird) :-D I was pleased with the model so I took some...

430 views, 0 by cookie gala

cookie gala

help!!!!!!!!oreo cake

Hi there, I’ve been asked to do oreo cakes lately that I never made or tried ,Can anyone help me in any tested oreo cake recipe with oreo frosting,, please tested ????

1,011 views, 0 by Jos

Jos

847 views, 5 by Ellie @ Ellie's Elegant Cakery

Ellie @ Ellie's Elegant Cakery

So excited about Cake lace

Hi CD friends. A while ago we were in a chat about using Sugar veil for lace and Elli said she uses Cake Lace, (never heard of it). Well I got onto a bit of research about it and it sounded amazing, the best part about it is it does not dry out...

14,789 views, 0 by Maureen

Can ganache be frozen?

So after a long weekend of sweet sixteen cakes— ugh (Ill post those pics soon) I realized that I need to have extra ingredients/frostings/fillings/supplies- you name on hand. Can I make and freeze both chocolate and white ganache to use in the...

1,366 views, 0 by Lizzie Bizzie Cakes

Lizzie Bizzie Cakes

Fondant dog topper modelling

Hi everyone I’ve got to make 3 basset hound as toppers to go on a cake in a couple of weeks and haven’t really done much dog modelling. Has anyone got any tips or advice that they can offer, for example do you make the head and body all out if...