Cakes & Cake Decorating Forum

283 views, 0 by MzCuteCupcakes

Airbrushing a 2 tier cake

I’m working on a small 2 tier cake that’s going to be airbrushed one solid color. I’m a beginner with the airbrushing and have only airbrushed one tier cakes so far. My question is, do I airbrush them separately then stack them or stack them...

1,016 views, 4 by Michal Bulla

Michal Bulla

Do you listen to music while decorating? If so, what kind?

I was wondering If you listen to music while decorating? I usually listen to soft and relaxing music while working in my office. It helps me to concentrate and relax at the same time. My favorite are Dido, Emeli Sande, Lana Del Rey, Pink Floyd....

7,984 views, 0 by MzCuteCupcakes

Large Minion Cake

Has anyone ever made a minion cake using cake pans larger than 6"? I need to make one that will feed up to 50 people. I was thinking I can use 8" round cakes and half of...

860 views, 2 by Michal Bulla

Michal Bulla

Cupcakes or cookies?

Which are better and/or easier to do – cupcakes or cookies ? Which one do you prefer to do more and why?

664 views, 0 by Daantje


Hello :-)

Happy to be back here on CD Just came back from a great holiday in Spain :-) and have a lot to catch up. Sorry for not reply on the topics and beautiful cakes but my wifi there was horrible . xxx Daantje

3,272 views, 9 by c3heaven


How do I make this Fish bowl?

Hi, I have been asked to make a cat in the hat themed cake for the weekend and am kinda stuck on how to make the fishbowl for the cake. I am attaching a picture of the fishbowl i need to make. Please advice how to go about it. I have tried...

1,486 views, 0 by Prima Cakes Plus

Prima Cakes Plus

Need help attaching heavy flowers

I am trying to attach heavy lily of the valley gumpaste flowers to the side of a cake and failing miserably. I think what is making them so heavy is the wire and that they have about 4-6 flowers on each bunch. I tried using royal icing and it...

413 views, 1 by jencat21

wrapping tins in paper

Hi I am baking my own wedding cake using this recipe If I am using anodized aluminium pans do I still need to wrap it in paper?

802 views, 0 by MzCuteCupcakes

How to get smooth cakes, covered with fondant

I’ve been making cakes for a while now, couple years, and I learn something new everyday. Can someone explain to me how can I get a cake this smooth, with no fondant “wrinkles” between layers, using BUTTERCREAM under the fondant: I know it...

673 views, 0 by maroongrad

Making gum paste glossy?

Hi, I have some ombre 3D gum paste flames to put on a cake. They look great, but they’d look even better if I could make them shinier. Not sure if there’s an easy at-home way to do this. I was debating misting with sugar water (but suspect...

479 views, 0 by AWG Hobby Cakes

AWG Hobby Cakes


Hiya, I’ve just tried to catch up on notifications, but noticed nil past 6 days? Do they dissappear after a week?

544 views, 0 by LilianaVBakery


Edible stickers for cakes

I need a soccer logo for a birthday boy. Do u know where I can order some? I need the soccer Mexican league loggo. Can’t find it nowhere. Thanks

424 views, 0 by Sweetlilly

syrup for chocolate cake

Hi i was wondering what flavour simple syrup most people use on their chocolate cakes to add that extra bit of moisture and boost the flavour? Iv read that some people use kahula but im afraid that it will leave a strong coffee taste. Has anyone...

1,520 views, 0 by Cakes By Kristi

Cakes By Kristi

DIY Mold Material

Has anyone tried the DIY Mold recipe that Avalon Cakes has out right now? The recipe is $5, but I’d like to know if it’s worth buying. Here’s the link to it:!/~/product/category=0&id=39386275 I’d really...

367 views, 0 by Fancy Fondant WA

Fancy Fondant WA

Posting video

Hi everyone. I have just made a wedding cake…two bobble heads. My 13 year old son has done a really cool video of the whole making of it which goes for about one minute. It is not a tutorial so I can’t post it there. Does anyone know where I can...

250 views, 0 by Sweetlilly

simple syrup using apricot jam

Hi I have some apricot jam left over from a fruit cake I made (it was used to brush the fruit cake before adding thr marzipan) and I dont have any use for it now so was wondering if I can make a simple syrup from it to add to vanilla or chocolate...

970 views, 0 by Prima Cakes Plus

Prima Cakes Plus

Advice Needed on Covering a Frozen Cake

Hey everyone I need some advice here. I have seen a ton of posts on here about freezing cakes but I have a slightly different issue here. I was wondering if anyone tried to cover a frozen ganached cake with fondant? I am thinking a frozen cake...

524 views, 0 by CakeyCake


Ring of DOOM

Gah! We’ve all been there, haven’t we? You put so much effort into your cakes, trying to ensuring they are flawless and then an hour or so after covering, one side of the sugarpaste/fondant starts to balloon out… yes, it’s the dreaded ring of...

340 views, 0 by Baby cakes by amber

Baby cakes by amber

how to put a patch of better cream on a cake that is al ready iced with a different color

So I’m doin this ninja turtle cake and want it to look like the picture but I can’t seem to smooth the better cream on with out mixing the colors

743 views, 0 by Creations

fondant on chilled cakes? yes or no

I made a three tier fondant cake for a baptism. .by the time I got to the venue the fondant was sagging and the cake was collapsing. The day was very humid and hot outside..what I can i use to deliver cake and keep it cool so it won’t happen...