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1,383 views, 0 by Lizzie Bizzie Cakes

Lizzie Bizzie Cakes

Fondant dog topper modelling

Hi everyone I’ve got to make 3 basset hound as toppers to go on a cake in a couple of weeks and haven’t really done much dog modelling. Has anyone got any tips or advice that they can offer, for example do you make the head and body all out if...

469 views, 1 by vstyres

I need help!! how to do this technique?

Any idea how to do this technique? I’ve been out of the cake decorating game for a little bit and need some info! Any help would be greatly appreciated!

721 views, 4 by curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

So Flo cake and candy expo...Who is coming???

I just wanted to let you all know that I will be at the South Florida competition coming up this weekend and would love to meet up with any of you that are also going. Please come up and say hello I love meeting you all.

1,814 views, 19 by Judy

Judy

My very first home made birthday cake.....

Just had to share this as I am so excited! It’s my birthday next Wednesday but my daughters and granddaughters are coming round to celebrate tomorrow. I have just had my daughter and granddaughters (3 and 6) FaceTime me to show what they have...

1,302 views, 1 by Cake Decor in Cairns

Cake Decor in Cairns

Cake Controversy

Hi Lovlies I have had a couple of controversial topics come up on my Facebook page this past fortnight and my husband clearly has no idea nor interest in this topic so I am turning to my CD family for some venting – actually no not a vent as I...

787 views, 2 by Carol

Carol

It could happen to you

I just wanted to warn you all (if you haven’t already seen or heard of it) but today FACEBOOK shut down my page. Yes I had a profile page in me name of ‘Cakesby Carol’ and thought a while go to change it to my actual real name but with one thing...

525 views, 0 by 3DSweets

Cake to be frozen, Bleeding issues?

I’ve got a grad cake request for a weekend I’m away, and the customer is willing to have the cake frozen. (She also needs to travel with it, so it’s an okay idea anyway.) Planning a sheet cake with vanilla buttercream (airbrushed with a yellow...

507 views, 0 by Fun Fiesta Cakes

Fun Fiesta Cakes

SOS - Need Key Lime Cake Recipe

Hi, I was just asked to make a two-tier graduation cake and the clients wants a key lime cake on the bottom tier. I’ve looked up some recipes on the internet and the reviews are very mixed. If anyone has a recipe for a good key lime cake, I...

817 views, 1 by curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

curiAUSSIEty custom cakes

CakesDecor Gazette - Issue 4.04 / April 2015

This months gazette is out so make sure you take a peek and see just some of the brilliant cakes that have been shown to us this month. There is also a fabulous interview with the amazing Serdar Yener that I think is a must read, a great little...

650 views, 8 by Maria *cakes made with passion*

Maria *cakes made with passion*

My first easter table for the family

Hello cake friends, I want to share with you our easter table, all things are made by myself. The cake is a russian cake with 15 layers and it is a little diva but the taste is delicious. In the jars is carrot cake as a gift for the family. I...

520 views, 1 by Flippy Cakes

Dyes and staining

I’m looking to make a large batch of scratch-made black fondant and am going to try using the powdered food coloring. Everything I’ve read indicates that it’s best to mix in while mixing the fondant, but I was concerned that the black food...

874 views, 0 by Alpa Boll - Simply Alpa

Alpa Boll - Simply Alpa

Request for Oreo Flavoured cake

Just had a request for an Oreo Flavoured wedding cake, anyone made this flavour cake? Would be grateful for any advice on this as never tried this recipe! Alpa

784 views, 0 by Divine Bakes

Divine Bakes

My work on someone else's site :(

Hello All, so I had a lovely lady contact me to inform me that someone has been using my work and passing it off as there own. This makes me so so sad, I just wanted to tell you all so you can check. I never thought someone would take my work. ...

507 views, 0 by Melioka

Mudcake with stabilised cream

Hi All, I’ve committed myself to making a cake for a friends birthday and they wanted a chocolate / hazelnut cake. So I decided to go with a Mud Cake because last time I made a chocolate cake I found it lacked flavour and I know mud cake won’t...

1,074 views, 1 by Melanie Mangrum

Melanie Mangrum

Impossible customer requests

I’m sure I’m not the only one here that has had some interesting requests from customers. I work really hard to appease as many as I can. Today though, I think I received a request that takes the cake!! This customer sent me this pic that I’ve...

719 views, 2 by Karen Flude

Karen Flude

Which gel paste do I use to get 'Quality street' purple?

Hi Guys, I need some help please………I want to colour my own sugarpaste that beautiful rich purple like the wrappers on Quality street purple chocolates (see photo for colour). I’ve got Wilton violet and Sugarflair deep purple but neither are...

643 views, 10 by Hokus Pokus Cakes- Patrycja Cichowlas

Hokus Pokus Cakes- Patrycja Cichowlas

I'm so proud of myself

I’m so proud of myself I made this cake.I wonder what you think about it 😁

851 views, 0 by Sugar8Spice

New & Looking for Advice

Hello everyone! I’m Flavia and am quite new to the site. I’ve always had a passion for baking, but it was never anything serious for me. I saw a cake online that had lace all over it and I’m obsessed!! I must try and make it myself. I looked...

871 views, 0 by Fun Fiesta Cakes

Fun Fiesta Cakes

Bottom Tier on Cake bulging

Hi, I just finished a two-tier cake – the bottom was a 10" red velvet cake and the top a 6" vanilla. I definitely had enough support to ensure the top cake wouldn’t sink – also, the fondant on neither cake was too thick. However, after a couple...

504 views, 0 by emmah

Advice on pricing dummy cakes

I have been asked by a friend to make a 3 tier, 2 tier and 1 tier cake and 24 cupcakes for displaying on her furniture at a craft fair. She wants them decorated quite simply and in a vintage theme as the furniture is the item on sale not the...