Cakes & Cake Decorating

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

320 views, 0 0 by Redhead

Elephant Cake

Hello, this is my Elephant Cake that I’d like to show everyone. http://youtu.be/PYmvpe_I420

382 views, 0 0 by Miranda

Miranda

Freshness timeline

I haven’t made cakes that a client is unsure of the party date. She is wanting it for Tuesday morning so was thinking baking Sunday, ice cover Monday. How long would a cake last not refrigerated for in days. It’s a chocolate cake, chocolate...

262 views, 2 0 by SimplyIcedCC

How to make a swirl like this?

Hey all :) How can I make a swirl like this? What tip do I need to use? Any help is appreciated! Thamks! :)

250 views, 2 0 by Memoirficent

Fuzzy lines

I’ve noticed a lot of my sugar craft flowers seem to have like “fuzzy” lines theyre not straight. I was wondering how to make the lines smooth and not so… fuzzy? I use plastic cutters but I don’t think that would be the problem? What could I be...

545 views, 2 0 by Fun Fiesta Cakes

Fun Fiesta Cakes

First Communion Open Book Cake

Hi, I have a client who just ordered an Open Book First Communion Cake – I have a pan that I can use in the shape of an open book, which would keep me from having to do any carving. However, I was wondering if anyone has tried to fill this...

2,889 views, 42 0 by Karen Flude

Karen Flude

Why did my grey fondant turn green???

Well I’m totally confused……..yesterday I made my second Millennium Falcon cake. I used extra black to create the shades of grey, but instead of “shades of grey” if you’ll pardon the pun. As the paste dried out I watched it change to shades of...

482 views, 1 0 by AC Saldua

AC Saldua

Air Brush Effect without Air Brush

Hello lovely cakes, Can anyone advice me on how to achieve this kind of two-toned colour in fondant without airbrush? Any tutorials you can direct me into? Thanks very much!

1,107 views, 7 0 by Valory

Valory

Whisk or Paddle attachment?

Hiya! I’ve got a Kenwood major mixer which has both the paddle and whisk attachment. Which one is better for creaming the butter and sugar and consequently, the other ingredients? It says the paddle attachment in the manual but I think it...

637 views, 3 0 by atouchoficing

covering wires with fondant

Hello has any one covered wires with fondant, so that I then can curl them in either spirals or curls for a wedding cake, any thoughts or suggestions.

573 views, 5 0 by mrsdietrich

Need advice for character cake

I’m going to try to make this cake. I don’t know where to start. Should I make a rectangle cake and carve it from that? Should I carve the head, body, tail separately and put them together after? I’m looking for the easiest method as I’m just...

1,579 views, 14 1 by Perfect Party Cakes (Sharon Ward)

Perfect Party Cakes (Sharon Ward)

Airbrushing to make a black cake

Hi everyone I’m in need of some help please. I have to cover a large 11" cake black. To keep the cost down (and ensure it tastes nice) I was going to cover the cake in grey fondant and then spray it black with my airbrush. I just wondered if...

557 views, 4 0 by Miranda

Miranda

Cake design etiquette

Hi everyone, I have a friend that wants a cake to look exactly or as close to possible as a design she found online. What is the etiquette with that. The original cake artist did reference another cake tutorial but I am assuming most is...

420 views, 0 0 by Tracyf1

Tracyf1

Wedding, Cake

Hi i am a new baker and was wondering if anyone has a good fruit cake recipe and a good sponge recipe, as i am going to try and make my own wedding cake. As i cannot afford to buy one they are so expensive. Any advice would be much appreciated.

285 views, 1 0 by Philip Stallone

Philip Stallone

Can anyone tell me how to make lemon pie

I am looking for a recipe of a perfect lemon pie. Please suggest me that. www.creativecakesdeboarhfeltham.com .

649 views, 4 0 by mrsdietrich

help please! numtum cake

I’m looking to make a numtum cake for my son’s 3rd birthday. I’m looking for some tips on how to make this cake. I’ve never carved a cake and have only used fondant once. I love a challenge! I just don’t know where to start. How many cakes to...

974 views, 23 0 by jan14grands

jan14grands

Can you refridgerate a cake with fondant on it?

I think you can but want to be sure if I do, that when I take it out of the refrigerator, it won’t get wet or something. I just want the cake to be firm when I transport it. Please any help?

521 views, 10 0 by Samantha Corey

Samantha Corey

Competitions cakes?

So I have never been to or seen a cake competition before. has anyone one here done one? Want to know what to expect form one. from tutorials and videos i have seen it seems like the cakes are dummy cakes..? How far in advance have you started on...

2,027 views, 31 2 by Violet - The Violet Cake Shop

Violet - The Violet Cake Shop

Just for Fun: Photos of Things (Other Than Another Cake) that Inspired A Design

Hi All, I just recently posted a cake that was inspired by a black & white ruffled dress by Valentino that popped up when I did a google search for something entirely unrelated, for another cake. After I made it, before I posted it here, I...

466 views, 0 0 by bathcakecompany

bathcakecompany

Vacancy - Cake Decorating & Sugarcraft Teacher at Bath Cake Company

Bath Cake Company is looking to employ a part time casual Cake Decorating and Sugarcraft Teacher. Classes are usually held in the evening and at weekends. They include cupcake decorating, cake covering, making models and wired flowers. There are...

489 views, 0 0 by bathcakecompany

bathcakecompany

Vacancy - Cake Decorator at Bath Cake Company

Bath Cake Company is looking to appoint an experienced cake baker and cake decorator to join our rapidly growing cake business and be part of the small bakery team. The job is part time based over two days, Tuesday and Friday, with extra hours...