Cakes & Cake Decorating Forum

598 views, 0 by mgbaker

Help us to design the perfect cake decorating kit for you! plus a cool BONUS

UPDATE: Hi guys, so it took us a while, but our cake decorating kit JUST LAUNCHED on amazon.com! And as promised, we emailed to all survey participants, who helped us design the perfect cake decorating kit, a 30% off coupon code. Thank you so...

237 views, 0 by mrmath

How do they make the entremét chocolate garnishes?

I’ve been caking for a while now (feel free to check out my instagram here!) and right now I’m trying out the world of entremét cakes. Instagram has exploded the last year with all these entremét makers (most of them seem to be from Russia). ...

215 views, 0 by GateauAtelier

Looking for a cake artist in Zurich Switzerland

Hello, Im a cake decorator fron México and Im looking for someone in Zurich for making a birthday present to a very dear friend in Zurich, Switzerland. Thank you very much!

274 views, 0 by Dis Sweet Delights

Dis Sweet Delights

Wood grain effect - how to do

Hi. I have not made cakes for a few years now due to a back injury. My daughter in law has asked me to make her baby shower cake and lives this wood effect. Could anyone tell me how to get this effect .Thank you in advance.

537 views, 0 by Karen's Kakery

Karen's Kakery

Can anyone tell me about Thun cakes

Hello, over the years I’ve seen some beautiful cakes on here that are described as ‘Thun’ cakes. They always look like they are a traditional style and have some sort of history to them. I’ve googled ‘Thun’ and lots of examples come up but no...

246 views, 0 by Elizabeth

Keeping my pears flat

Does anyone know how I can keep my pears and apples flat while drying them out? They keep warping 😩

665 views, 2 by kmac

How was this cake designed?

I found this cake on Pinterest. The design, like many others like it is unique. Can someone tell me how this was designed. Was it done with an icing tip?

1,001 views, 0 by Shaz

Shaz

Modelling paste goes quite dry and cracks

Hi everyone. I’m new here and a beginner that only took up baking and decorating a few months . I love the sugarpasting part. I’m educating myself as much as I can, and any advice would be welcomed. One question I need answered please. I want...

362 views, 0 by Hobbzy2002

Cake topper help

I want to decorate a cake with these type of wires, anyone know what I should put in the search engine, I’ve looked in hobby craft and eBay but can’t seem to find them.

259 views, 0 by kmac

Fondant Questions

I found this fondant recipe and would like to give it a try. Is whole milk and full cream milk the same? Also how should this recipe be stored?

422 views, 1 by Daria

Daria

How to make Tiffany Blue

Can anyone help me create the Tiffany Blue colour. I want to make a Tiffany Box cake but am not sure how to make the proper shade of blue Or is there a ready made one? If so, where? I have looked on Amazon but couldn’t find one. Thanks!!

165 views, 0 by Aika

Buttercream transfer question

I’ve never done a buttercream transfer the method seems easy but I was wondering if I should use the traditional ‘’American Buttercream’’ (Powder sugar & Butter) or if it’s OK to use french or Italian buttercream.

267 views, 1 by Salamander1970

Gold dots and fondant!

I am a not a professional cake decorator but do cakes for family and friends. I have been asked by my nephew to make something similar to the attached but am, firstly, unsure how to do the gold dots. Do you think this is gold leaf or dabs of...

394 views, 1 by Jennifer

Birthday cake for Diabetic

Has anyone made a birthday cake for a diabetic. I have found a sponge recipe that uses honey instead of sugar so that’s one problem solved. I can also source sugar free jam. My only issue then is the buttercream crumb coat or ganache and then...

511 views, 0 by tyzoone

fun Wedding Topper feedback!!!

Hey all! I’ve been attempting to design a more high quality, stylized and durable wedding topper that I can quickly produce. I’d love it if you wouldn’t mind giving me your feedback! We’d be offering it in a high quality polyresin with varying...

404 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...

851 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

394 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...

814 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...