Cakes & Cake Decorating Forum

398 views, 0 by xxsineadxx

10" round cake serving?

Hi It’s my son’s 2nd birthday tomorrow and I have ordered him a 10" round deep chocolate cake. How many servings will I get from 1" X 2" & 1.5" X 2" Is serving 1" X 2" a bit tight? I’m doing a buffet so cake won’t be the only thing eaten....

609 views, 1 by Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Elizabeth Miles Cake Design

Sofia the first Too much purple!

Sofia the First cakes are just all too purple. I am really lacking enthusiasm for this cake I want to do her in a garden with flowers or something with some green!! But the client likes the purple, and white yawn, and now they are wanting it a...

434 views, 0 by Sugar Sweet Cakes

Sugar Sweet Cakes

Pricing choc covered strawberries?

How much do you charge (per dozen) for Wedding themed chocolate covered strawberries…. like the bride & groom? I’m trying to make a price menu for my strawberries… I’m not sure how to price the wedding ones because they take a little more...

511 views, 10 by Jacqueline

Jacqueline

wauw fan choice this realy made my day

thanks so much i am so happy with this :)

391 views, 0 by MzCuteCupcakes

Valentines Day Cake Theme...

A friend just inquired about a Valentines Day themed cake for her 1 year old son. His birthday is Feb 14 and she would like some ideas, but I have NO idea what kind of cake to make for a 1 year old boy with this theme. Any ideas??

643 views, 0 by cakeboxcakes

Super Hero cake and price?

I’m wondering what most of you would charge for this cake. I only charged 70.00 but I know with what I spent and my time I under charged. The bottom tier is a 10" chocolate cake with 2 layers split and ganache between each layer and white...

509 views, 3 by Cakes by Design

Cakes by Design

Very First Cake on the Homepage

Im doing a happy dance i have just had my very first cake make it to the home page!! Feeling very proud! Thank you to everyone that follows my little hobby, and comments and fav’s my goodies xx ...

1,814 views, 4 by Julia Hardy

Julia Hardy

Using Black Fondant

Hello CD friends and a happy new year to you all. I have a question on behalf of someone else. This lovely lady called Rebecca is a cake contact of mine on Flickr and she is very concerned as she has been asked to make a black wedding cake and...

356 views, 0 by MelissaElkin

MelissaElkin

pricing

I’m making a there layer peacock wedding cake with cupcakes. I’m not sure what to charge?

1,270 views, 0 by Toni (White Crafty Cakes)

Toni (White Crafty Cakes)

Quirky Things We Do

Hi everyone! I was wondering about some of the quirky things we do while baking. I was just making cupcakes, and noticed that I always count the cupcake liners as I am putting them in the baking pans. How strange is that! I know perfectly...

1,066 views, 10 by Ellie1985

Ellie1985

Photo stolen! Use reverse image search to see who is using your photos!

Happy New Year fellow bakers! I started the new year with a message from a fellow baker that someone had stolen one of my photos and was using it on her business Facebook page and claiming she had made it! She told me that she had informed...

563 views, 2 by Happy As A Lark Cake Creations

Happy As A Lark Cake Creations

Tinting all natural buttercream

HI! I recently took Mike McCarey’s sculpting class and learned to use all natural buttercream (egg whites, sugar and butter, that’s it). I love it for sculpting but am having a hard time tinting it. I tried candy coloring (oil based) and it...

1,392 views, 3 by SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

SugarMagicCakes (Christine)

Airbrush/painting marzipan?

Hi cakey friends…….Im making my son his birthday cake, problem is, he will only have it covered with marzipan. Hes given me strict design insructions and wants a very colourful cake. Colourful stripes to be precise. Does anyone have any tips...

412 views, 0 by Cake Towers

Cake Towers

for how long will gelatin bubble stay good

I’m trying gelatin bubbles for the first time. My question is how much in advance can you prepare them and what tips are there to store and hold their shape well. Thanks

513 views, 0 by Urooj Hassan

Game of thrones cake

Hi can anyone help as to how I can make that throne and also how to get that black shiny effect. Thanks in advance.

578 views, 11 by Judy

Judy

Apple or Android?

Have I found the one thing likely to split our community?! I have loved all the comments that this simple little cake generated – and am still amazed at reaching the home page with it! I made it as a joke for my son-in-law’s birthday as he is...

599 views, 0 by Muhloy

Muhloy

Help! How can I darken a gumpaste figure?

So I just finished making this gumpaste cake topper and I get it all assembled and in photos i see just how PALE Alice is. My goodness, girl needs some sun! How can I fix this? I tried shading her a bit with some pink petal dust but it doesn’t...

654 views, 3 by Cake Decor in Cairns

Cake Decor in Cairns

Out of the Loop!

Hi all my cakey friends just a message to say I have been out of the loop. Holiday period is hectic especially with kids home! I am up to my ears in ganache this morning. Will try my best to catch up on your gorgeous creations tonight. ...

1,225 views, 1 by Sweetlilly

Isomalt gems

I want to get Diamonds/diamante on a cake like this. This is NOT my cake. Can I make them from isomalt? Is Hard plastic or silicon mould better for isomalt? How far in advance can they be made and how do I store them so they dont go cloudy and...

643 views, 9 by Carla Del Sasso

Carla Del Sasso

I Wish you

I wish everyone a happy and healthy 2015