Cakes & Cake Decorating Forum

597 views, 0 by Artisan Bakes

Artisan Bakes

Hi from Artisan Bakes

Hello I am based in London and is always fond of cooking.. The only area lagging was baking. My cake journey started 1 year back with baking chocolate truffle cake for my kids and since then am smitten by baking and decorating. After few cakes...

491 views, 3 by Carol

Carol

Just catching up

Was going to put ‘Sorry’ but Mel beat me to it. Been so hectic here this week I’ve not had the chance to see all your lovely cakes. :( Will sit with a cuppa later this evening once all cakes are finished. Cakey love to you all xxxxx

558 views, 0 by Joliez

Joliez

Best Rose Making Method?

What’s the best method for making Roses? I used the Wilton Method, Wilton petal cutter and a separate petal cutter and then completely by hand…does anyone have a recommendation?

373 views, 0 by islandgirl

Gumpaste character

Hi I’m Marsha I was wondering if anyone would be able to help me I want to make a Hobbit bride and groom for a wedding cake I am doing but don’t even know how to begin or what to do. If there is anyone with the knowledge would be very grate full...

369 views, 0 by chrisblng

COPYING FAVOURITE CHARACTERS

It has recently been brought to my attention that if you have a customer who is five and would like Mickey Mouse on his cake that you need to buy copyrights. Would appreciate input on the validity of this information from whatever part of the...

879 views, 2 by Julie Cain

Julie Cain

Rude or not??

Just hoping for a little advice. I`ve just posted this Alice in Wonderland toadstool cake on my facebook page and someone referred to it as slightly phallic. I can kindof see what they mean now but it never crossed my mind before posting it,...

446 views, 0 by eve

eve

hot air balloon

I want to make a hot air balloon cake.do you know somebody the technique? Or free tutorial for that design? Did they use a real balloon inside or what?

933 views, 0 by Martina Kelly

Martina Kelly

The best fondant/sugarpaste???

Hi guys I am living in Ireland, and was just wondering on peoples opinion about different fondants? I have been using renshaws regalice but find it way to sticky.

650 views, 4 by Jacqueline

Jacqueline

CakesDecor Awards: Fairytale Cakes

I am participating in the contest and would love it when my cake friends would give me a vote on my Alice in wonderland for my daughter cake so who would give me a vote pleace :)

434 views, 0 by Sweetlilly

sheet cake conversion?

Hi. I want to make a 3D car cake and the tutorial I have calls for 4 sheet cakes to be made and then stacked and carved. I have only ever made Victoria sponge or madeira cakesin round or square. I know sponge is not good for stacking so was going...

394 views, 0 by Sweetlilly

Loans Oil or Beautiful Flavouring

I have a quick question. Which is better or which do you prefer for flavouring and value LorAnn Oils/LorAnn Emulsions(I dont know the difference in these to be honest) OR Beau flavouring? I would be using for cakes and buttercream and maybe to...

958 views, 0 by Yasena's sweets and cakes

Titanic cake :)

Hey guys! I have to make a cake for 21.01.2015 with ’’Titanic & iceberg". This is what the mother said :) Sooo I looked through some pictures and she liked this one: My question is: Do you think the ship is made out of fondant or with...

978 views, 9 by Michal Bulla

Michal Bulla

Zero Calorie Donuts and Cupcakes :)

I had to share this zero calorie donut and cupcakes…In case someone wants to loose some weight :) . Both are crocheted…

939 views, 0 by Sweet Dreams by Heba Elalfy

Sweet Dreams by Heba Elalfy

Lotus Flower Tutorial

Hello :) I’ve never made a fondant lotus before and wanted to ask if anyone had a pictorial/tutorial on how to make one. Thanks :) Heba.

501 views, 0 by Mrd

Ganache

Hi a quickly I’ve got a wedding cake to make 3 teir she wants ganache drizzled over the top running down the sides now I’m covering cake in white frosting as im not sure pouring ganach over gondant wi work so should I sack first cake and pour...

648 views, 0 by Dulce Delirio

Dulce Delirio

Fondant recipe

Hi to all of you! I’m from Chile, and i’m starting to decorate cake like 7 month ago. I’m using a MMF reciepe, but I have some problems (on winter my cakes go to sticky, and now on summer my cakes loose his forms and my designs can’t resist...

481 views, 0 by buffy

buffy

burn energy drink cake

hi i need some help on a cake i wanna make for my brother.. i wanna try and make one of those beer mug cakes with the beer can pouring beer into the mug, if you know what im talking about.. but he’s not much of a beer guy, so i was thinking...

586 views, 0 by Nom Nom Sweeties

Nom Nom Sweeties

Mini Bundt Cakes?

I have a bride requesting mini bundt cakes for all of her guests. I’ve never done them before, nor do I actually do individual cakes (besides cupcakes) so I was hoping someone could tell me about them. Are they about the size of a cupcake or...

1,684 views, 0 by LilianaVBakery

LilianaVBakery

modeling chocolate vs fondant/gumpaste for figures

Girls I need your opinion. Since I have only worked with fondant and gum paste I would like to use modeling chocolate for my figurines. I’m making a under sea cake with the octonauts characters on top and cupcakes also decorated with a shell on...

835 views, 0 by Sharon

Sharon

Creative Decorating Competition...

Has anyone ever competed in the RBA’s Creative Decorating Competition? I have never competed in any cake competition and saw this online… http://www.retailbakersofamerica.org/creative-decorating-competition.html I’m thinking about entering...