Cakes & Cake Decorating Forum

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Whats the most expensive bit of equipment you've ever bought for your cakes ?

Just for fun, Whats the most expensive bit of equipment you’ve ever bought for your cakes ? Mine would be my kitchen aid, edible printer and airbrush kit 😆

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Torting before freezing???

Hi all I was wondering if I leveled and torted a cooled cake prior to freezing would it dry out since I exposed the inside of the cake? Does anyone have any experience with this? Do you find this to NOT be the case as long as the cake is wrapped...

295 views, 2 by Dora Th.

Dora Th.

I'm back too !!!

Hello cakelovers !!! I missed you so much :) !!! I just moved to my new home (finally ) !!!! I’m so sorry for not responding to your lovely creations but I didn’t have internet connection !! I’m back now and I can’t wait to see your lovely ideas...

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How many Layers

Being new to baking I am wondering is it best to make cakes with 2 thick layers or do people tend to prefer 3 or 4 thinner layers with more filling? Or as a baker is there advantages/disadvantages of one way or the other in terms of torting,...

386 views, 0 by Sharon


Candle tutorial

Hi, please can anyone tell me if there’s a good dripping candle tutorial, on here. Many thanks x

337 views, 0 by Sweetlilly

Flowers made with modeling chocolate

Hi. I tried to use a ball tool for the first time on sum petals that I had cut out of some modelling chocolate I had made (again first time) but the ball tool just stuck to the choc and dragged it. Should I hav let it sit a while to harden 1st?...

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How can I add a deep royal blue color to a gum paste or fondant flower?

I’m making some blossom flowers and would like them to be blue.. what kind of dust can I use? Thank you.

387 views, 0 by tmpc

help ID this flower

HI! I am new to the forum. Can somebody please help me ID this flower? How is this made? Thanks!

667 views, 0 by Mandy


Metre high cake.

Hi there has anyone had to make a wedding cake 1 metre high. I have just had a client ring up, who wants a cake for 100 people and I calculated and told her it would be about 50 to 60 cm tall. She then told me that she wants one taller but it is...

458 views, 0 by Rhodes to Sweet Designs - Amy Rhodes

Help please! How would I do this geometric pattern?

Hi everyone! I’ve been ‘stalking’ this website for a while now but haven’t posted before. I love seeing everyone’s creations and reading the tips and tricks. I was wondering if anyone could please help me with the pattern on the top and...

628 views, 0 by TheOrangeLily

White frosting recipes! I need advice!

Hello everyone! I’m looking for white frosting recipes! I was asked to make a green sponge cake and I need the filling to be white so it can contrast with the green. I only have these options: italian meringue buttercream, cream cheese...

363 views, 0 by mschrissey

Black colored Gumpaste

Anyone have a problem with black colored gum paste and fondant fading? It within 1 day….not in any florescent lights. Got any ideas what to do

629 views, 0 by Mandy


How to get crisp fondant edges on a square buttercream cake .

Has anyone got any tips on how to get really crisp edges on square cakes, when they only have buttercream, not a ganache, underneath the fondant. Here in France I am not allowed to produce a cake with ganache on it (because of the cream)...

462 views, 0 by Sweet Obsessions by Tanya Mehta

Sweet Obsessions by Tanya Mehta

cake decorating classes in California??

Hi I just wanted to ask if anyone here knows of or gives cake decorating classes in California particularly sugarflowers for wedding cakes and teaching how to make tiered cakes. Please suggest.

284 views, 0 by Samantha Corey

Samantha Corey

Anyone in here from the sw florida area?

Dose anyone in here live in sw florida? I really like to find some local decorator friends. people who might know whats going on around my area more then me maybe and might need want someone to go to shows with and share ideas.

564 views, 0 by Fun Fiesta Cakes

Fun Fiesta Cakes

Sparkling Sugar

Hi, Does anybody know if a cake covered in sparkling sugar can be refrigerated? I was told that when cake come to room temperature, condensation could potentially affect the sparkle in the sugar… Has anyone tried it before? Thanks!

642 views, 1 by Sugar&Spice by NA

Sugar&Spice by NA

Stacking a wedding cake

Please I have a question: Usually if I have a 3/4 tiered cake, I put dowels under each cake to support the weight. But I saw in all video tutorials that at the end they put a long wooden stick that is put from the upper tier until the last one....

840 views, 0 by TESHA

Making Buttercream Red

I have been baking and cake decorating for about two three years and the one thing that gets me everytime is making red buttercream without making it bitter. I always order it ,BUT I would like to know how to mix it myself. Any Ideas for me?

734 views, 1 by Mandy


sticky fondant

Help!! I am having problems with covering my cakes with fondant as after I get the cover on and have smoothed it down, when I start to polish it, the polisher starts to stick. It is very hot here at the moment (28 to 32 degrees) and I am finding...