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1,048 views, 1 by Chris Jones

Chris Jones

Airbrushing Question

A question for all you airbrushing pros…I made a deer antler wedding cake topper from gumpaste. Last night I airbrushed it brown and it turned out too dark. Does anyone have suggestions on how to lighten it up. I have Wilton ivory paste that I am...

2,582 views, 27 by Callicious Cakes

Callicious Cakes

From Sketch to Cake

Just a follow on from a theme I ran on Monday. Do you sketch all your designs before you start, or just sometime and how much do they change? I’m pretty bad by not sketching all the designs as I get a kinda idea in my head and then just run with...

656 views, 0 by LilianaVBakery

LilianaVBakery

Prices

Hi girls, how much a cake like this would be?

582 views, 0 by nehabakes

Tall cake...Pls help

I am making a cat in a hat themed cake for my son. It will be two-tiered. With the top tier fashioned as a top hat. I am thinking for baking four 2" by 6" cakes, and torting and filling them thinly with buttercream (thus having a total of eight...

546 views, 0 by SBMC

Need cake design idea...drawing a blank :(

Hi everyone, I thought I would reach out to you all for ideas…I have a request for a 1 yr old girl and 31 year old birthday boy cake. The colour scheme is: zebra (black and white) and teal. The lady would like one cake, but incorporate both...

745 views, 0 by You've Been Cupcaked (Sara)

You've Been Cupcaked (Sara)

Random question

Hey all! So this past week I made my boyfriend a super fun birthday cake. Usually when I make a topper for a customer I use rice krispie treats to make the base of the topper….weeelllll I did that this time and much to my dismay the topper came...

450 views, 0 by joe duff

joe duff

hi all

Stumbled across this site last night amazed by some of the talent on here safe to say you all delayed my already over due bed time by 3 hours. feel ill be on here a fair bit so better say hi lol

785 views, 0 by Baby cakes by amber

Baby cakes by amber

in search of cake recipes

So I jus currently started mak8ng.my cakes from scratch and I’m looking for different cake recipes that can be used for tiers also different flavors I want to test the different recipe.and throw a party where everyone can try the recipes and...

903 views, 0 by Julia Hardy

Julia Hardy

Made a cake while I felt ill - now worrying .....

Hello again caker friends. I have a new worry. I spent a lot of today decorating a cake whilst feeling a bit ill. I was mainly aching in my joints and had an itchy nose and throat but not too sneezy or anything. Of course I washed my hands...

455 views, 0 by joe duff

joe duff

isomalt

Hi all I have just recieved some isomalt to have a play with and wondered if anyone has any good tutorials or tips for working with it

470 views, 0 by Baby cakes by amber

Baby cakes by amber

in search of different buttercream recipes

I have been using the recipe in the meringue container and I’m not thrilled with it at all I don’t think it gets fluffy enough ND I Thing Is Bulges Out Of My Cakes…Any Recipes Will Be Used And Testing So Please help

512 views, 0 by Love From The First Cake

Love From The First Cake

Cake decorating class in NYC

Hi I am traveling to NYC for a week (Nov14-Nov20) and would love to take a 2-4 hours cake decorating class during my short visit. Can anyone recommend a good place for this? preferably in Manhattan. Thanks so much! Liron

386 views, 1 by Lindt15

Sponge cakes

I need to make chocolate sponge tiered cakes. Would my cake collapse because it’s soft? It’s a 6 inch and 9 inch tiered cake. I have always made tiered cakes with mudcakes so that’s why I’m worried.

438 views, 1 by Sweetcakes

Sweetcakes

401 views, 0 by Lindt15

Gumpaste on cream cheese icing

Hi! I’m planning of making a red velvet cake with cream cheese icing. Will I be able to stick my gumpaste figurines/dancing silhouette on the cream cheese icing? Also can I colour cream cheese icing black/ orange? Thanx

433 views, 0 by dandancakes

cake made like a cake pop gone wrong

Hi peeps I need your advice, I made a cake via a mould like a cake pop but with icing… its now stuck in the mould and I was wondering if there was any little trick in getting it out without ruining it? It’s a plastic jelly mould I covered the...

1,409 views, 0 by Natasha Thomas

Natasha Thomas

On the hunt for a vanilla cake for keeps :)

Hi all Can I please ask a bit of a boring question (sorry!!)? I’m trying to get my basic go-to recipes pinned down as I’m trying to start a small business up at the moment and I feel like I really struggle with a reliable vanilla cake. All...

605 views, 0 by nehabakes

Do I need a central dowel????

Hello all, I am a newbie, like in reality and in all seriousness :) (not like, oh am just a humble newcomer but my cakes look awesome and impossible!). I haven’t made a cake higher than a tier in my life. So, my son’s 3rd birthday is coming and...

596 views, 0 by Domnaki's

Domnaki's

Dutch-processed cocoa powder Spain

Hi all, Could someone from Spain (I am currently in Barcelona) tell me how I can find dutch-processed cocoa powder? Does it have a different name here, other than proceso holandés? I read somewhere that the majority of cocoa powder brands in...

368 views, 0 by Sato Seran

Sato Seran

Been missing all the lovely cakes, taking a break.

Hi to all, just to say that i had injured my back recently and had to take bed rest for the past month, i have missed seeing all the beautifull cakes, now that i can move around a bit i will keep myself up todate on the cakes posted here..did not...