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664 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...

560 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...

912 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

818 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. ...

520 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...

1,098 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...

746 views, 2 by Karen's Kakery

Karen's Kakery

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...

668 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 😁

874 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...

900 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...

525 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...

517 views, 4 by Renay Zamora

Renay Zamora

Time-Lapse Video of Angels of Death Cake

For anyone who’s interested, here’s a time-lapse video (it’s only a little over two minutes) of the making of my “Angels of Death Reunite” cake for The Baking Dead Cake Collaboration. Thanks for looking! ...

451 views, 0 by Adams Specialties Bakery

55 chevy chevelle ss

I’ve been asked to do a 55 chevy chevelle ss groom’s cake I know I’ll have to carve it due to no cake pan already the shape so I need some information on how to go about this task

539 views, 0 by Style me Sweet CAKES

Style me Sweet CAKES

baking with berries

Hello. I’m gong to make a white chocolate mud cake with raspberris for a friend’s girls birthday. I usually bake my cakes Wednesday night if I need it for Saturday. How well cake holds baked with fresh berries? I also want to do raspberry...

875 views, 0 by Manju Nair

Manju Nair

Cake tier sizes for 150 guests

Hi dear CD members, I have to make a 1st birthday cake for 150 guests. I have the following cake pan sizes: 11", 10", 9", 8", 6" Rounds. I know I can look at wilton’s charts etc to find serving sizes but in many cases I have seen those servings...

919 views, 2 by Esther Williams

Esther Williams

Stanley Cup Wedding Cake - Need some advice :)

Hello All! I have an exciting wedding cake in the works and was wondering if any of you brilliant, talented cake masters had any advice for the cup part of the cake, and how I can achieve this flawlessly. It doesn’t need to be cake, or even...

7,528 views, 0 by Paula

Shelf stable fillings and frosting.

Trying to get permit for cottage food law that just passed, Shelf stable cannot have cream. But ganache, smbc and then fruit fillings I think should be ok, anybody else with experience? Cannot be cream or custard based. Thanks.

685 views, 0 by Angela - A Slice of Happiness

Angela - A Slice of Happiness

Cake International - London - March 2015 - Is anyone going? Advice for a first timer!

Hi Is anyone going to Cake International in London this weekend? I am going on the Saturday (all being well) with my poor husband for the very first time. I am looking forward to going….although worried/nervous (I hate crowds lol) in case it is...

361 views, 1 by MariaDelleTorte

MariaDelleTorte

My first post Cakes Decor

My first post in Cakes Decor! I would be happy to know if you like

1,029 views, 0 by Cutiful Cakes (Sylvia Elba)

Cutiful Cakes (Sylvia Elba)

Free Fabriliquid samples at Cake International London 2015

Giveaway***** Attention to all of you Beautiful members of the baking & decorating world!!!!! Cutiful Cakes would like to present to you – Fabriliquid (vanilla flavour). Fabriliquid is a new and improved potion that will enable you to...