Cakes & Cake Decorating Forum

354 views, 0 by Angelic Cakes By Sarah

Angelic Cakes By Sarah

How to fix a very heavy topper to the SIDE of a cake

Hi everyone, I am making a “fishing” cake and have a 25 cm modelling chocolate trout that I need to put on the side of the cake without it ripping out (as if the fish was being pulled out the water). The fish needs to be as realistic as possible...

785 views, 2 by Donna Tokazowski- Cake Hatteras, Hatteras N.C.

Donna Tokazowski- Cake Hatteras, Hatteras N.C.

What do you with your cake scraps?

I thought I would just start a strand to see some of the many different ways we use up our cake scraps. This is one way I use up my cake scraps! Top them with St

357 views, 0 by Nmorelos

Firefighter who bakes!

Hey! Everyone here at the fire station loves your Instagram! I’m a professional firefighter and a huge fan of your work! I started decorating cakes to help me de-stress from the job, now I love it. Just trying to get my name out there now. ☺️ We...

768 views, 1 by Happenalong

Fondant --icing question

First, let me say that I am very very new to the Cake Decorating world (which I have become obsessed with..lol) and I’m getting a bit confused in regards to using fondant, hence question. Do you cover your cake with icing (buttercream ie), put...

303 views, 0 by Boo1961

Tutorial for pillow cake

Hi, Has anyone else experienced problems viewing the pics that accompany the pillow cake tutorial. All I see is a series of boxes with question marks in them. Tried viewing on iPhone and iPad – no luck!

7,894 views, 0 by Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

Maria @ RooneyGirl BakeShop

My first professional wedding cake - help!

I have my first wedding cake coming up in two weeks – bride wants a fondant covered red velvet/cream cheese frosting cake with red gumpaste flowers cascading down the tiers (very traditional). I am going to finish the cake the night before...

430 views, 0 by Sugar Sweet Cakes

Sugar Sweet Cakes

Metallic chocolate cov strawberrie?

How are they doing these metallic colored strawberries? I just got a request for some.

602 views, 2 by Sugar Sweet Cakes

Sugar Sweet Cakes

Carved road?

Was this cake carved to make the road? If so, would I need to start with a bigger cake like a 10" or 12"? Any links to tutorials would be very helpful also! Or did they carve a separate cake & glued the “road” to the side of an 8" cake? I’m...

291 views, 1 by anabellamor

719 views, 3 by NinoCakes

NinoCakes

Introducing myself

I’m asmaa.. i’m Egyptian.. live in Saudi Arabia.. I’m a passionate cake decorator.. love cake decorating from the bottom of my heart.. hope to be better and achieve high ranks..

477 views, 3 by Cakeicer (Shirley)

Cakeicer (Shirley)

I Had A Great Fall

Shirley Utterback-Wilson June 3 at 8:53am · Here is my Humpty Dumpty story. May 4th, 4 dozen cupcakes baked and iced in fridge waiting for decorartioions next day for Raaainbow community Cincnco de Mayo lununcheon. Sommehow the next morning I...

368 views, 5 by The Rosehip Bakery

The Rosehip Bakery

A beginner's guide to vegan baking!

If you have always wondered how to bake without using eggs and dairy, this blog is for you! I was honoured to be asked to write a blog for Paul Bradford’s website, here it is! Please do ask me questions, happy to help if i can!...

477 views, 14 by Carla

Carla

Hello I'm back

Hello everyone I’ve been back from over 2 wonderful months in Spain with my kids and family and have already missed your nice-fun creations but from now on I’m going to bother you all with my comments, joke and before I went on vacation I have ...

573 views, 13 by Pepper Posh - Carla Rodrigues

Pepper Posh - Carla Rodrigues

Sorry!!!

Sorry for my absence and lack of support for your work. I have not been able to keep everything up to date. I promise that I will have more availability soon and bring news :)

195 views, 0 by Cecilia Lim Foster

Cecilia Lim Foster

Steampunk cake

I was very honoured to be invited to join others in this cool collaboration. I’ve always been sculpting mythical creatures and warriors. First time out of my comfort zone, let me introduce my Steampunk Lion, Tonggor. His original design was half...

211 views, 0 by ElisabethLee

Using alcohol for baby shower cake

Hello all! I am making several cakes for a baby shower and each one has several gold details. I typically do this with a bit of vodka mixed with luster dust to add the metalic look, but im a bit concerned about using alcohol in the decorating...

373 views, 0 by kimmi_baby

Help! My cake is separating in the middle!

Hi guys I bought new tins and im attempting a 2 tier cake with a 12" and 10" tin 3" deep. I decided to do a test run of the 12" tin and lucky I did! Something has gone very wrong. I have never made cakes this big. Cake is cooked at 180...

7,913 views, 2 by Smckinney07

What type of Fondant do you use?

I’m wondering what type of fondant everyone uses. More orders are coming in and I simply don’t have time to make my own fondant always. I love Pearl Clay but the Pettinice is too soft without the chocolate (and I think that’s more for decorations...

499 views, 0 by Kitty91

How much would you charge??

How much would you charge someone for this to make? It’s a smash cake. Thanks