Cakes & Cake Decorating Forum

276 views, 0 by Kelly Stevens

Kelly Stevens

Recipes using caramelized hazelnuts

Hi all, Just wondering if anyone has a recipe they’d be willing to share that utilizes caramelized hazelnuts? I purchased a bag of them on sale & now I’m not sure what to do with them. They are chopped nuts, not whole ones. I figure I...

106 views, 1 by Viva La Buttercream

Viva La Buttercream

Dracula Collaboration 2015

Hi Everybody! With Shaking fingers, I present the first ever collaboration I have taken part in/organised! Featuring the talents of Van Goh Cakes, Sweet Nostalgia Handcrafted Cakes and Cupcakes, Pearl’s Creations, and my own Kerrie’s Cakes, I...

660 views, 47 by Sweet Foxylicious

Sweet Foxylicious

Bakers Unite To Fight

If you havent already seen this collaboration, you must! All artists involved have created a different endangered animal to help raise awareness that the numbers of these animals and more are declining so aggressively. We need to gain...

179 views, 0 by Julie Cain

Julie Cain

Advice for baking with goats's butter

I’ve been asked to make a cake using goat’s butter (for both the cake and buttercream) and since I’ve never used it before I thought I’d test it out. And at the minute, the cake in the oven smells like ripe cheese! I’m not looking forward to the...

328 views, 1 by Purlytwurly


hi could anyone please tell me what i need to do regarding tappits/ or any other writing sets . i have got all my letters cut out i used a coloured paste , this is where i get stuck do i dust and steam them before i put onto the cake when dried ,...

207 views, 0 by Purlytwurly

Help . frozen cake

i have just took my cakes out of the freezer and they havent completley frozen .you can just press on the cake and it feels a bit soft , i baked them last week . i always freeze and this has never happened before , i will probably bake again ....

202 views, 0 by banma


Hi I’m from Britain have been making cakes for a while but could somebody please tell me what PKT is, we dont have anything of this name here. many thanks Benan

346 views, 0 by CopRCreations

Gravity defying Halloween cake tutorial

Hello everyone! I am searching for a Halloween gravity defying cake tutorial. Looking for something not too nice or kid friendly – more for an adult age group. I have Dawn Butlers Cake Frame and want desperately to try it out! I’m thinking a...

199 views, 0 by wondersoffood

make a cake in 8 mins!

hello there:) i made a video today on how to make a chocolate cake in 8 mins.. and it turned out really good and good looking! its good because it saves you time.. and as you know time is valuable! :) All you need is: 1 Egg 1 cup...

213 views, 0 by Sarah's cakes

Sarah's cakes

Help Please!

I have been asked by a friend to make a 2 tiered birthday cake. She has requested dark chocolate cake covered in white fondant. I’m worried that a vanilla butter cream might not be enough to cover the darkness of cake, so am contemplating using...

206 views, 0 by lilisha

If somebody use your photo?

Could you tell if somebody use your photo of cakes and tells that he made it what you do? For example – almost all photo of cake decoration is from this web site.

218 views, 0 by Terry Campbell

Terry Campbell

Size of cake tiers?

Can anyone tell me what size tiers they think are used in this cake. I am guessing 12-9-6 and 4 but am not sure. I am not making the exact cake, but like the look of the tiers. Thank you.

1,629 views, 1 by Purlytwurly

photo reel cake

Hi i wonder if any one could help please , i want to do a film strip going around the middle with different photos on an as an edible image . im unable to find anything to help . many thanks not sure if i have explained it properly

146 views, 1 by Cakedragon


Halloween edible severed fingers!

Hi , I made these severed fingers for Halloween! No mold was involved!

183 views, 0 by Cakesbynick

Firefighter trying to bake!

Hey everyone, I’m Nick and I’m a firefighter from Virginia. I’m trying to learn how to decorate cakes and would just like some feedback. It’s tough to get constructive criticism from other firefighters about cake decorating! Lol. I created a...

190 views, 0 by Cake Art Studio

Cake Art Studio

Cake decorations and new skills

Hi my name is Beata My passion is decorating cakes. This work takes consider me to another world, where I’m happy :)

1,349 views, 13 by Sassy Cakes and Cupcakes (Anna)

Sassy Cakes and Cupcakes (Anna)

I'm Back!!!

Hi everyone, Just wanted to say I’ve been away on a big overseas trip and just back, battling a good dose of jet lag. I’ve missed so much here (4 weeks worth) but I am determined over the next few days to sit down, stay awake and check out...

268 views, 0 by Little Kel's Cakes

Little Kel's Cakes

Help! White ganache setting issue with 51% fat in cream

Hi all, I needed to be sure my white ganache will set in the next few days before I begin my work. Please help and let me know this will happen!! The cream I used to make the white chocolate ganache is called double cream in Australian term,...

286 views, 1 by George's Bakes

George's Bakes

Red velvet recipe uk

Hi all, I am hoping someone can come to my rescue. I am looking for a really good red velvet cake recipe for a square cake and cupcakes! I have tried a few online recipes that have either not been red enough (despite adding so much gel...

41,596 views, 0 by Chrissy


Attaching ribbon to fondant?

Hey all, I am nt sure how to attach ribbon, real ribbon, to a fondant covered cake? Also, which type of ribbon to use? And can you attach it to buttercream, not just fondant? Also how would attach ribbon in three places on one tier, for example a...