Cakes & Cake Decorating Forum

405 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...

397 views, 0 by chrisblng

COPYING FAVOURITE CHARACTERS

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...

951 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,...

484 views, 0 by eve and butter

eve and butter

hot air balloon

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

1,144 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.

684 views, 4 by Jacqueline

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 :)

479 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...

430 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...

1,371 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...

1,073 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…

1,235 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.

541 views, 0 by Mrd

Ganache

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...

714 views, 0 by Dulce Delirio

Dulce Delirio

Fondant recipe

Hi to all of you! I’m from Chile, and i’m starting to decorate cake like 7 month ago. I’m using a MMF reciepe, but I have some problems (on winter my cakes go to sticky, and now on summer my cakes loose his forms and my designs can’t resist...

535 views, 0 by buffy

buffy

burn energy drink cake

hi i need some help on a cake i wanna make for my brother.. i wanna try and make one of those beer mug cakes with the beer can pouring beer into the mug, if you know what im talking about.. but he’s not much of a beer guy, so i was thinking...

657 views, 0 by Nom Nom Sweeties

Nom Nom Sweeties

Mini Bundt Cakes?

I have a bride requesting mini bundt cakes for all of her guests. I’ve never done them before, nor do I actually do individual cakes (besides cupcakes) so I was hoping someone could tell me about them. Are they about the size of a cupcake or...

2,322 views, 0 by LilianaVBakery

LilianaVBakery

modeling chocolate vs fondant/gumpaste for figures

Girls I need your opinion. Since I have only worked with fondant and gum paste I would like to use modeling chocolate for my figurines. I’m making a under sea cake with the octonauts characters on top and cupcakes also decorated with a shell on...

873 views, 0 by Sharon

Sharon

Creative Decorating Competition...

Has anyone ever competed in the RBA’s Creative Decorating Competition? I have never competed in any cake competition and saw this online… http://www.retailbakersofamerica.org/creative-decorating-competition.html I’m thinking about entering...

2,135 views, 5 by Elli Warren

Elli Warren

Having a little break

Hi ladies, just a little note to say I’m so sorry if I have missed your cake this week, I have had a bad fall at the weekend which has left me with broken foot and a broken leg, had an operation and am all pinned back together but just not up to ...

529 views, 0 by Arwa

Arwa

Dry ice

Hi there, I’m planning a cake for my niece’s mad science party. I want to make the cake in the shape of a beaker and place a plastic container at the mouth of the beaker and add some dry ice to create some drama. Since dry ice isn’t easily...

1,066 views, 1 by Rita's Cakes

Rita's Cakes

How can I do more then one cake a week?

Just what to know how My fellow cake bakers manage to do more then 1 cake a week? What are some tips/tricks you can give me? I aways do everything the day before the cake is due because I worry about it being fresh. Any advice would help! Thanks...