Cakes & Cake Decorating Forum

431 views, 0 by SublimeSam

What technique is this!

Hi guys, this is my first post and I am very excited about joining this wonderful community. I have searched extensively in vain trying to figure out what technique is used on this cake. I feel,there might be some rice paper used, but have no...

358 views, 0 by snixsnaxshax

new to decorating

Hello, I have been baking since I have been 16. I am now 45. Just in the last few months I have been trying to open up a home based bakery. Making cupcakes, and cakes for family and friends. I recently took a Wilton class to learn how to make...

533 views, 0 by Ellie1985

Ellie1985

HELP!! My grandson has requested a Army Chinnock Helicopter cake!

Hello Cake Friends! My grandson has requested a Army Chinnock helicopter cake for his birthday and I’m kind of nervous about doing this! I have never done a carved cake and would appreciate any suggestions and helpful hints on how to pull this...

1,039 views, 2 by SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

Wired Roses help!

Hi everyone! Ive recently been making some gumpaste roses to go on a 3 tier cake. So, I thought I better do them wired, to be able to push them into the higher tiers. I hooked over the end of some 22 gauge wires, dipped in sugar glue then...

497 views, 1 by Julie Cain

Julie Cain

Is it ok to cover modelling choc with fondant?

I`m in the middle of making a horse cake and I`ve used modelling choc to cover and shape the legs. I had every intention of covering the whole cake with modelling choc but just realised I haven`t made enough! So I`m going to cover with fondant...

552 views, 1 by Sweetlilly

Guitar Cake

Iv been asked for a guitar cake, something similar to this to serve approx 60 people.(NOT MY CAKE) What size tin(s) should I use to carve from and how many layers? I have a 12" 10" and 8" square tins and a 14×10″ and 11×8″ Also what would u...

499 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...

687 views, 1 by mycakes09

Draping sari

I would really appreciate any advice on how it would be best to assemble a cake like this. Can I stack the cake tiers at the venue, and attach the draped sari? If I make the sari drape with fondant, will it dry while traveling to the venue, and...

747 views, 0 by Princessflange

First wedding cake!

Hello! I’ve been asked to make my first wedding cake for September 2015 and wondered if anyone had any hints/tips they wouldn’t mind sharing. It’s a 3-tier cake – bottom tier fruit and the top two sponges. I’m slightly nervous as its my first...

709 views, 0 by CakesbyNinaCalverley

CakesbyNinaCalverley

Modelling advice ☺️

Hi I’m wondering if someone can offer some advice please…. What do you find is the best way to attach heads on your models ? I usually just use a cocktail stick and a bit of royal icing. This time because my model is a little larger I have used...

919 views, 0 by Han Dougan

Need help for 3 tiers cakes with stairs,pls ?

Hi, there ~! I have a question …Does anyone know any tutorial how to make stairs for 3 tiers cakes ? I have someone would like to have 3 tiers cakes with stairs from bottom tier to top tier. I’m not sure,,how to make it. ,,I guess i will cut...

601 views, 0 by Ishak

How much ingredients for this cake?

Hello everyone, I am extremely new to the cake business and I have my first order of my own daughters 1st birthday. I am looking to create a 6 tier multi layer rainbow cake for everyone. We have about 45 guest invited to the birthday party. Now...

741 views, 16 by Ellie @ Ellie's Elegant Cakery

Ellie @ Ellie's Elegant Cakery

Editors choice, ME!!!

How very chuffed am I. I have just been given the editors choice badge on my vintage teacup cake, NO WAY!!! Little old me in my little cakery and I have been well and truly honoured. I often see people comment about not making home page or top...

487 views, 0 by kmac

Guidance on making this wedding cake

A bride-to-be wants to have this cake done for her wedding in June. The sizes of the cakes are 12", 8" and 6" The bottom tier is in chocolate and the other two tiers will be dummies. She wants the flowers and vines in purple instead of blue. In...

332 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...

632 views, 1 by Cupcake-Heaven

Cupcake-Heaven

Copy writing your photos

Hello to all you amazing cake decorators, I need some help regarding putting my logo on my cake photos, I don’t currently do this at all even on my website, Its that bad?, so i was wondering how you guys do it? do i need to by software ? Any...

458 views, 0 by Marilo Flores

Marilo Flores

Competition Cakes

Competition cakes Pasteles de ensueño Magazine https://basicfront.easypromosapp.com/voteme/193309/630965737

450 views, 0 by Rebocalucy

Please help !

Can anyone tell me what the edible bits are around the cake, I thought it may be chocolate but not sure I need to make this soon ! Thanks in advance

430 views, 0 by Cupcake-Heaven

Cupcake-Heaven

Buttercream finish on a cake when to cover

Hello my cakey friends, just a little question as I’m unsure what to do for the best I’ve been asked to make a 2 tier buttercream finished cake for collection Saturday morning about 12 do I decorate the cake the night before on the Friday so I’m...

437 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...