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393 views, 2 by Gadget Cakes

Gadget Cakes

Cakey Social event in Birmingham! (UK)

Hello! My name is Hayley and I own Gadget Cakes. I am hosting a cakey social event where all hobbyists, pros and cake lovers can meet up and chat about their fav subject – cake! There is also going to be a cake competition where anyone can...

566 views, 0 by Manju Nair

Manju Nair

Need help with making Doll Cakes !!

Hi, I’m doing my first doll cake and I’ve been asked to make the cake for 35 guests and was wondering whats the best cake size to make (I was thinking 10") and also should I make it a carved cake to look like a dome (dolls skirt) behind the doll...

322 views, 0 by Alpa Jamadar

Alpa Jamadar

Anyone at Cake Internationl in London

Hi, Is anyone in London for the Cake International ?? I will be attending on the 28 March. Hope to meet someone from this forum. Best regards, Alpa

461 views, 0 by Embellishcandc


Is it just me?

Is it just me or is covering small cakes with fondant more difficult than larger ones? I’ve just had to cover 2 4" cakes and had to do each of them twice and even then they are not as smooth as I normally get cakes to be. I felt I had no room to...

438 views, 0 by Robbie405

Mmf help!!

Made mmf for the first time and well I don’t know if it’s right.. I made it like it said and it’s reall soft, when I rolled in into a ball it fell a little.. So question is, is it suppose to be that soft.. Plz help!!

623 views, 0 by Artisan Bakes

Artisan Bakes

Hi from Artisan Bakes

Hello I am based in London and is always fond of cooking.. The only area lagging was baking. My cake journey started 1 year back with baking chocolate truffle cake for my kids and since then am smitten by baking and decorating. After few cakes...

512 views, 3 by Carol


Just catching up

Was going to put ‘Sorry’ but Mel beat me to it. Been so hectic here this week I’ve not had the chance to see all your lovely cakes. :( Will sit with a cuppa later this evening once all cakes are finished. Cakey love to you all xxxxx

591 views, 0 by Joliez


Best Rose Making Method?

What’s the best method for making Roses? I used the Wilton Method, Wilton petal cutter and a separate petal cutter and then completely by hand…does anyone have a recommendation?

400 views, 0 by islandgirl

Gumpaste character

Hi I’m Marsha I was wondering if anyone would be able to help me I want to make a Hobbit bride and groom for a wedding cake I am doing but don’t even know how to begin or what to do. If there is anyone with the knowledge would be very grate full...

385 views, 0 by chrisblng


It has recently been brought to my attention that if you have a customer who is five and would like Mickey Mouse on his cake that you need to buy copyrights. Would appreciate input on the validity of this information from whatever part of the...

928 views, 2 by Julie Cain

Julie Cain

Rude or not??

Just hoping for a little advice. I`ve just posted this Alice in Wonderland toadstool cake on my facebook page and someone referred to it as slightly phallic. I can kindof see what they mean now but it never crossed my mind before posting it,...

477 views, 0 by eve and butter

eve and butter

hot air balloon

I want to make a hot air balloon you know somebody the technique? Or free tutorial for that design? Did they use a real balloon inside or what?

1,100 views, 0 by Martina Kelly

Martina Kelly

The best fondant/sugarpaste???

Hi guys I am living in Ireland, and was just wondering on peoples opinion about different fondants? I have been using renshaws regalice but find it way to sticky.

668 views, 4 by Jacqueline


CakesDecor Awards: Fairytale Cakes

I am participating in the contest and would love it when my cake friends would give me a vote on my Alice in wonderland for my daughter cake so who would give me a vote pleace :)

469 views, 0 by Sweetlilly

sheet cake conversion?

Hi. I want to make a 3D car cake and the tutorial I have calls for 4 sheet cakes to be made and then stacked and carved. I have only ever made Victoria sponge or madeira cakesin round or square. I know sponge is not good for stacking so was going...

421 views, 0 by Sweetlilly

Loans Oil or Beautiful Flavouring

I have a quick question. Which is better or which do you prefer for flavouring and value LorAnn Oils/LorAnn Emulsions(I dont know the difference in these to be honest) OR Beau flavouring? I would be using for cakes and buttercream and maybe to...

1,184 views, 0 by Yasena's sweets and cakes

Titanic cake :)

Hey guys! I have to make a cake for 21.01.2015 with ’’Titanic & iceberg". This is what the mother said :) Sooo I looked through some pictures and she liked this one: My question is: Do you think the ship is made out of fondant or with...

1,043 views, 9 by Michal Bulla

Michal Bulla

Zero Calorie Donuts and Cupcakes :)

I had to share this zero calorie donut and cupcakes…In case someone wants to loose some weight :) . Both are crocheted…

1,147 views, 0 by Sweet Dreams by Heba Elalfy

Sweet Dreams by Heba Elalfy

Lotus Flower Tutorial

Hello :) I’ve never made a fondant lotus before and wanted to ask if anyone had a pictorial/tutorial on how to make one. Thanks :) Heba.

526 views, 0 by Mrd


Hi a quickly I’ve got a wedding cake to make 3 teir she wants ganache drizzled over the top running down the sides now I’m covering cake in white frosting as im not sure pouring ganach over gondant wi work so should I sack first cake and pour...