Cakes & Cake Decorating Forum

253 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...

497 views, 2 by Karen Flude

Karen Flude

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...

422 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!!

781 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...

349 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?

403 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...

362 views, 1 by felicita

felicita

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...

682 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

261 views, 0 by Francisco Maria Calisto

Francisco Maria Calisto

New Portuguese Cake Design Brand

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

203 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...

487 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...

475 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...

327 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...

611 views, 0 by Oh Crumbs

Oh Crumbs

Wedding cake collection by customer ????

Hi, I wonder if you guys can help me out, I am relatively new to the world of wedding cakes and so far my customers have chosen the option of having the cake setup and delivered to the venue by myself however I have a customer who has chosen to...

597 views, 0 by ecakes

First Time 3 Tier Wedding Cake - Help!!

Hi, I have a wedding cake (as attached) to fo for August, three tiers rather than four. And an Indian bride and groom topper rather than flowers. Venue is a 2.5 hour drive away Can you lovely people give me any helpful tips This is what I...

679 views, 0 by Ellie1985

Ellie1985

Ugh!! Spelled birthday wrong on cake! Please tell me that you have done this too!

So I made a Chinnock Helicopter cake for my grandson’s birthday! It all went well! Easier then I thought it would be! Have the party! Come home and post a photo of my grandson with his cake on my Facebook page and then I notice I spelled...

267 views, 0 by ambassadorofcake

Surprise inside help needed!

Hello! I am a lover of novelty cakes and would like to have a go at doing some cakes that you cut open and there is a ‘surprise’ inside. I am really keen to do this one. Does anyone know how I would go about it?

1,073 views, 1 by Melanie Mangrum

Melanie Mangrum

People stealing my work!

In the last 4 weeks, I’ve been notified 3 times that 3 different people have taken my photos of my cakes and are posting them and claiming they are their work. I admit, I used to never watermark my photos, but what makes someone do this? I...

447 views, 0 by Sweetlilly

Milk Chocolate Ganache

Please can someone help me, I cant find the answer anywhere. When making milk choc ganache is it the amount of cocoa solids (%) or milk solids that determines the amount of cream I use? I noramally use 3:1 with white choc and 2:1 with dark choc...

440 views, 2 by Shell at Spotty Cake Tin

Shell at Spotty Cake Tin

Apologies

Hey everyone Sorry for the prolonged absence … Not been feeling myself and had lots of hospital appointments. Anyway .. come back to loads of notifications .. Will enjoy looking at your work with a nice coffee xxx