Cakes & Cake Decorating Forum

469 views, 0 by MissLOLeary


Need some urgent advice please!! Ref fondant icing and tiered cakes!

Hi everyone, this is my first time/post on this website so thank you for having me!! I have made a three tiered cake for a friends birthday… However the icing (rolled out fondant icing) has not gone to plan. It has a bunched at the bottom...

506 views, 0 by Middymee

Naked cakes

Am currently in the process of making sugar roses and daisies for a flower cascade for a naked (3 tier) wedding cake. Just had a moment of panic regarding attatching them to the cake! Normally I would use flower pics and/or royal icing. However,...

335 views, 0 by LilianaVBakery


royal blue flowers

I am making some blossoms flowers and they need to be royal blue. I got some petal dust but is not exactly the royal blue I need and it’s 2 late for me to order online. Can I paint the flowers with gel color? Thanks

2,675 views, 16 by Daantje


Your first cake and your last cake :-)

I really don’t now of there is a topic about this! But i think it is fun too see your first ever maked cake and than see your last!! I go first! Hehe don’t laugh

871 views, 0 by Nijo


Sticky fondant

When do I cover my cakes in fondant? I use whipped cream frosting for all most all my cakes. Not many people here like buttercream frosting. Normally I fill and crumb coat my cakes and chill them in the fridge for a couple of hours or over...

272 views, 0 by MzCuteCupcakes

Airbrushing a 2 tier cake

I’m working on a small 2 tier cake that’s going to be airbrushed one solid color. I’m a beginner with the airbrushing and have only airbrushed one tier cakes so far. My question is, do I airbrush them separately then stack them or stack them...

993 views, 4 by Michal Bulla

Michal Bulla

Do you listen to music while decorating? If so, what kind?

I was wondering If you listen to music while decorating? I usually listen to soft and relaxing music while working in my office. It helps me to concentrate and relax at the same time. My favorite are Dido, Emeli Sande, Lana Del Rey, Pink Floyd....

6,509 views, 0 by MzCuteCupcakes

Large Minion Cake

Has anyone ever made a minion cake using cake pans larger than 6"? I need to make one that will feed up to 50 people. I was thinking I can use 8" round cakes and half of...

842 views, 2 by Michal Bulla

Michal Bulla

Cupcakes or cookies?

Which are better and/or easier to do – cupcakes or cookies ? Which one do you prefer to do more and why?

649 views, 0 by Daantje


Hello :-)

Happy to be back here on CD Just came back from a great holiday in Spain :-) and have a lot to catch up. Sorry for not reply on the topics and beautiful cakes but my wifi there was horrible . xxx Daantje

2,950 views, 9 by c3heaven


How do I make this Fish bowl?

Hi, I have been asked to make a cat in the hat themed cake for the weekend and am kinda stuck on how to make the fishbowl for the cake. I am attaching a picture of the fishbowl i need to make. Please advice how to go about it. I have tried...

1,234 views, 0 by Prima Cakes Plus

Prima Cakes Plus

Need help attaching heavy flowers

I am trying to attach heavy lily of the valley gumpaste flowers to the side of a cake and failing miserably. I think what is making them so heavy is the wire and that they have about 4-6 flowers on each bunch. I tried using royal icing and it...

394 views, 1 by jencat21

wrapping tins in paper

Hi I am baking my own wedding cake using this recipe If I am using anodized aluminium pans do I still need to wrap it in paper?

750 views, 0 by MzCuteCupcakes

How to get smooth cakes, covered with fondant

I’ve been making cakes for a while now, couple years, and I learn something new everyday. Can someone explain to me how can I get a cake this smooth, with no fondant “wrinkles” between layers, using BUTTERCREAM under the fondant: I know it...

628 views, 0 by maroongrad

Making gum paste glossy?

Hi, I have some ombre 3D gum paste flames to put on a cake. They look great, but they’d look even better if I could make them shinier. Not sure if there’s an easy at-home way to do this. I was debating misting with sugar water (but suspect...

465 views, 0 by AWG Hobby Cakes

AWG Hobby Cakes


Hiya, I’ve just tried to catch up on notifications, but noticed nil past 6 days? Do they dissappear after a week?

531 views, 0 by LilianaVBakery


Edible stickers for cakes

I need a soccer logo for a birthday boy. Do u know where I can order some? I need the soccer Mexican league loggo. Can’t find it nowhere. Thanks

408 views, 0 by Sweetlilly

syrup for chocolate cake

Hi i was wondering what flavour simple syrup most people use on their chocolate cakes to add that extra bit of moisture and boost the flavour? Iv read that some people use kahula but im afraid that it will leave a strong coffee taste. Has anyone...

1,416 views, 0 by Cakes By Kristi

Cakes By Kristi

DIY Mold Material

Has anyone tried the DIY Mold recipe that Avalon Cakes has out right now? The recipe is $5, but I’d like to know if it’s worth buying. Here’s the link to it:!/~/product/category=0&id=39386275 I’d really...

362 views, 0 by Fancy Fondant WA

Fancy Fondant WA

Posting video

Hi everyone. I have just made a wedding cake…two bobble heads. My 13 year old son has done a really cool video of the whole making of it which goes for about one minute. It is not a tutorial so I can’t post it there. Does anyone know where I can...