Cakes & Cake Decorating Forum

530 views, 2 by fridaybaker

Need help on technique for adding finishing crumbs to side of cake

I am new to cake decorating and have a cake that, traditionally, has a finish of fine crumbs (I’ve been using a combination of graham crackers and arrowroot biscuits) on the top and sides. I’ve seen these in bakeries where the crumb finish is...

515 views, 2 by Maria *cakes made with passion*

Maria *cakes made with passion*

From tutorial to cake

Hello lovely cake friends, this was my first tutorial and today I finished the cake :) More pics on my site www.facebook.com/cakesmadewithpassion Maria <3

435 views, 0 by TheCake by Mildred

TheCake by Mildred

Baking in dry weather

Hi cake people!!! I’m used to bake in a very humid weather but now I am in Charlotte North Carolina and with this dry weather the cakes are dry too. Any Advice? I use the Cake Swan Box recipe

711 views, 0 by The Fairy Cake Mother

The Fairy Cake Mother

Tasters......To charge on not to charge...!

Hi everyone, I have a lovely couple who have booked (and paid a deposit) for their wedding cake later this year. I always provide Vanilla and Chocolate cake samples free of charge at the consultation and hand them to the customer as they are...

985 views, 0 by Woody's Bakes

Woody's Bakes

How do you get a glass look on a wine bottle cake?

I am entering a cake at The Big Cake Show this year, and am going to make a wine bottle but how do you get the right colour and glass look, onto the fondant? Thanks!

343 views, 0 by Jamisa

Faberge egg

Does anyone have a tutorial for an edible faberge egg with the lid open to reveal a surprise inside. The lid will stay open and doesn’t need to move. Thanks in advance for help.

398 views, 0 by Ashley's Bakery

Ashley's Bakery

My Cakes,etc.

This is just some of my cakes etc. I’m still learning everyday. Thanks for taking time to look at my work! :-) http://cakesdecor.com/ashleysbakery/cakes

265 views, 0 by lasweetiecakes

lasweetiecakes

Superbowl 2015

I’m a Seahawks fan so needless to say I’m still recovering from their senseless loss :( BUT at least I got to make another pretty cool cake for my boyfriend office

679 views, 0 by LilianaVBakery

LilianaVBakery

Spiderman Figure

I’m making a spiderman theme and the costumer wants a figure on top.. my question is, can I use craft wire to form the body since the figure has a unique pose? I was thinking on using modeling chocolate.. need help pls.. Thanks

694 views, 0 by Sweet Dreams by Heba Elalfy

Sweet Dreams by Heba Elalfy

Covering an egg with fondant?

Hi there :) I have a friend who is wanting to cover an egg shaped cake about 10" long in fondant, it’s not a big cake. Standing upright not laying down. How does she go about that without all the wrinkles and tears etc etc? If you have any...

383 views, 0 by Veronica

Veronica

Gravity Cakes

Hello, I would like to know how the internal structures (skeletons) of the sculpted cakes, pastries as gravity, or dresses are made. If someone can show me I would appreciate so I put in practice

551 views, 3 by Ellie @ Ellie's Elegant Cakery

Ellie @ Ellie's Elegant Cakery

The Fave button

I really enjoy seeing all the beautiful cakes on CD and I often comment on a cake that particularly appeals to me. However I have not ever really used the fave button. I did not really think it particularly relevant, now I realise why it is...

686 views, 0 by Style me Sweet CAKES

Style me Sweet CAKES

Cake dummies size

Hi I would like to get some help here if posible :))) A few months ago I started drawing some cake designs and ever since was dieing to go ahead and try them out at the same time try new techniques so went ahead and bought cake dummies...

598 views, 0 by kmac

How to Make Gumpaste Sunflower with Stem and Leaves

Could someone guide me on a tutorial for making a gumpastes sunflowers with the stem and leaves. I have to make a few for a client in a few days.

964 views, 0 by cakeandwhimsy

Rustic wedding cake with royal icing

Urgent help please! I have a rustic tiered wedding cake next week for an outdoor wedding where it’s likely to be either hot or raining. Rather than risk buttercream in those conditions, I am thinking of royal icing. My experience with royal...

372 views, 1 by Sahar Latheef

Sahar Latheef

Wedding cake decorator in Santorini

Hello everybody! There are some amazing cakes from all of you in CakesDecor! Thanks for being so inspirational and amazing. I’m a cake decorator from Dubai and I have a friend who is going to get married in the summer in Santorini, Greece, so...

1,547 views, 2 by Cakesbylala

Cakesbylala

Edible image printers! What to buy?

I am thinking about getting an edible image printer, but I have no idea where to start. What do you use? Any advice on what is best?

683 views, 0 by Embellishcandc

Embellishcandc

Too expensive?

I was contacted by a customer and asked to do an 8" square cake for a naming day, with decorations and fondant baby letter blocks, plus 15 cupcakes with decorated toppers. I quoted her £45 for the cake and £25 for the cupcakes. She said that it...

1,159 views, 0 by Cakeicer (Shirley)

Cakeicer (Shirley)

Missing from forum

I haven’t posted in ages and have so many beautiful cakes to catch up on from members here. My 53 year old son Scott passed away on January 10th of liver failure and I have been so devastated that I have a hard time concentrating on anything. I...

913 views, 0 by Clare's Cakes - Leicester

Clare's Cakes - Leicester

Anyone at Cake internationl in Manchester??

Hi all, I am going to Cake international for the first time next Friday (6th feb) and was wondering if anyone else was going to be there or entering? maybe we can all meet for coffee?? Clare x