Cakes & Cake Decorating

Everything about cake decorating: questions, tips, tehcniques, how-tos, ideas and more ...

7,704 views, 3 by Michal Bulla

Michal Bulla

You know you're a cake decorator, if ...

You know you’re a cake decorator if: 1. You are looking at a Gucci handbag in the store and you are thinking “how the hell could I do a cake like this”. Let’s hear yours :)

1,062 views, 13 by Delicut Cakes

Delicut Cakes

A well proportioned body for modelling

Unless you are doing a cartoon character it is important that your figure should be well proportioned, so here’s a tip I learned : There are 7 heads to a proportioned body. You measure the head first, and you multiply it by 3 for the torso and...

569 views, 8 by Nivo

Nivo

Man face modeling

Facial sculpture statue man I really skull and added layers to the reception really not just

347 views, 0 by Redhead

Chocolate Cake

Hi, I’d just like to share my chocolate cake recipe with everyone. http://youtu.be/QoEWj-baRcI

413 views, 0 by Alondra Aguilar

Alondra Aguilar

637 views, 3 by Nivo

Nivo

I finished Princess thanks for the tips

I’m pleased finally ran out princess and more like what do you think??

914 views, 0 by The Cake Shop

The Cake Shop

How to make Marshmallow Fondant a brilliant white?

Hi, Please if anyone knows how to make brilliant white marshmallow fondant, please let me know. I’m in a real fix cz my fondant always becomes off white how ever much whiter the marshmallows are. I dont use vanilla and if I use, i use the clear...

615 views, 1 by AWG Hobby Cakes

AWG Hobby Cakes

Facebook likes

Is it just me or is there no option to *LIKE * for FB anymore ? someone asked me today and know it used to be under the cakes ? For some reason it doesn’t give me that option , logged in or out ? x

291 views, 1 by Nivo

Nivo

Dora

First time I’m doing the Dora researcher and sure it’s good what do you think??

922 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...

548 views, 0 by Miranda

Miranda

Lint

I am having a terrible time fighting lint in the air etc. It seems to always find its way to my fondant I am working with. I do the use fondant on my board etc to pick it all up but I still have it at times . Any tips?

386 views, 0 by Angiescakes

Question on Italian meringue icing

I have an order they want Italian meringue icing/frosting (not the buttercream one) First time making this I have a few questions.. -I searched so many sites some call for castor sugar which I found out is finer than regular sugar…is regular...

535 views, 0 by allyx95

what to charge wedding for neighbour?

I have never made a cake and had to charge for it before but I am makingmy neighbours wedding cakes she wants 50 cupcakes muffin size with buttercrea!m buttercream and a faint cupcake with buttercream sat in a chocolate type shell, I have no idea...

788 views, 0 by Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Roo's Little Cake Parlour

Swiss Meringue Butter Cream

I usually make regular butter cream, but hearing how everyone highly rates SMBC, I have tried to make it myself twice. Each time I have messed up. I am also unsure how it is supposed to taste, so I don’t know if my second batch was right. It...

519 views, 0 by Sharon Castle

Sharon Castle

Dowelling a barrel cake

Hi all. Please can someone advise me. I have been asked to do a barrel cake which will consist of 3 × 1.5″ lemon sponges for the bottom and 3 × 1.5″ vanilla sponges for the top. They will all be 8" round. I need to know the best way to dowel it...

786 views, 0 by Fun Fiesta Cakes

Fun Fiesta Cakes

Using Sparkling Sugar on Buttercream Cake

Hi, I’ve been asked to do a 2-Tier Bridal Shower cake covered completely with sparkling sugar. I was thinking of putting the cake inside a large box and using my hand, cover the sides and top of the cake with the sugar. Do any of you have a...

491 views, 0 by Redhead

Garfield Cake - 3D Novelty Cat Cake

Hello, this is the Garfield Cake that I made for my Best Friends Daughter for her 5th Birthday yesterday. It’s my first attempt at a fully sculpted cake. I’d just like to show you all, it’s only a very quick video as I’ve been quite busy. Please...